Rhode Island Moves Forward With Recreational Legalization

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Now, recreational cannabis will be legal too! Dan McKee signs the recreational cannabis bill, Rhode Island will become the 19th state in America to legalize adult-use cannabis. Recreational cannabis sales are set to kick-off for the holiday season in December.

The Differences Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis

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More and more states are considering and passing adult-use marijuana regulations, which give all adults over the age of 21 legal access to a variety of cannabis products for recreational use. Recreational Cannabis Costs More.

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NYC Could Be Sparking Up Recreational Cannabis Sales This Fall

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Nearly eight decades later, New York is seeing a change in cannabis policy. The state legalized recreational-use cannabis last year and is gearing up to launch sales in the coming months. Make sure to follow Veriheal for more updates on New York’s upcoming recreational launch.

Connecticut Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

Connecticut has become the 19 th state to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults. Connecticut will permit individuals 21 years of age and older to possess and use recreational cannabis.

Can A State Recriminalize Recreational Marijuana?

MMJ Recs

The laws surrounding both recreational and medical marijuana (MMJ) are constantly changing. Just about every major election sees alterations to which states currently allow their citizens to use marijuana recreationally and/or for medicinal purposes.

Upcoming Webinar: High Times in NJ: New Recreational Marijuana Law Limits Employers’ Options to Prevent Impairment

The Blunt Truth

TBT readers are invited to join Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s upcoming webinar, “High Times in NJ: New Recreational Marijuana Law Limits Employers’ Options to Prevent Impairment.” Recreational and medical marijuana laws are sweeping the nation.

Reason Foundation: Policy Brief – Does Legalizing Marijuana Reduce Crime?

Cannabis Law Report

The evidence presented in this brief suggests that legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use results in: 1. The effects of the legalization of marijuana for recreational use are less clear. Global Advocacy & Policy Global ForumHere’s the summary.

Legislative Members Prepare to Review Ohio’s Recreational Cannabis Campaign

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The proposed bill, which prompts legislators to regulate adult-use (recreational) cannabis in the same way as alcohol, must now be considered by legislative members before undergoing a ballot vote in November. Recreational Cannabis Won’t Happen Without Ballot Vote.

Important Differences Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis

United Patients Group

Today, 35 states have legalized medical marijuana programs, and 14 states have permitted adults over the age of 21 to partake of recreational weed. Is there a difference between medical cannabis products and the marijuana available to recreational users?

Connecticut Becomes the 20th Jurisdiction to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

The Blunt Truth

Seyfarth Synopsis: In the first six months of 2021, several states legalized marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes, including New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and New Mexico. What rights do Connecticut employers have if they have a drug-free workplace policy?

Article :The Connecticut Business & Industry Association – Creating Workplace Marijuana Policies

Cannabis Law Report

Interesting read… There are new waters to navigate in the state of Connecticut—legalized recreational use of marijuana and the workplace. . They pretty much allow us to do the same things that you were able to do previous to the passage of this law.”. Policy Considerations.

The Cake House Vista is Now Recreational!

Cannabis Law Report

–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #adultusecannabisvistaca –The Cake House Vista was granted their recreational cannabis license today to sell to any customer aged 21 and older! Offering Discounts for First-time Customers, Veterans, and Seniors. VISTA, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Recreational Cannabis Legalization in Germany? Medical Cannabis Businesses and Investors Hope So

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Companies in similar avenues look set to harvest substantial rewards if Germany’s market shifts to a recreational focus. Although Germany’s medical cannabis policy is in its early stages, it still outshines other European cannabis markets due to its colossal growth.

Celebrating Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales in New Mexico

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New Mexico’s Recreational Adult-Use Cannabis Market Already Seeing Great Success. Recreational cannabis sales kicked off in New Mexico on April 1st with a blazing success. Some people said they waited as long as 2 hours in line to purchase recreational cannabis.

Recreational Cannabis Legalization Sparks Increase in Consumption, Study Reveals

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Does recreational cannabis legalization contribute to a spike in consumption? Enactment of recreational cannabis laws is often framed as an issue of social and racial justice,” noted Martins, who is also director of Columbia’s Substance Use Epidemiology Unit.

New Jersey Recreational Marijuana Law Provides Significant Employment Protections to Marijuana Users

The Blunt Truth

New Jersey recently enacted a law permitting personal, nonmedical use of marijuana for individuals age 21 and over. Separate laws decriminalize marijuana and hashish possession and set out the penalties when individuals under age 21 use or possess marijuana or hashish.

Illinois General Assembly Passes Amendments to Recreational Cannabis Law Reducing Some Employer Liabilities

The Blunt Truth

The Illinois General Assembly passed SB 1557 , revising the language of the Recreational Cannabis Law to reduce but not eliminate employer liabilities. As we previously blogged, the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act will legalize recreational cannabis for Illinois adults starting January 1, 2020. Further, the Act noted that employers have the right to discipline or terminate an employee who violates the employer’s workplace drug policy.

Connecticut Becomes the 20th Jurisdiction to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

Seyfarth Synopsis: In the first six months of 2021, several states legalized marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes, including New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and New Mexico. What rights do Connecticut employers have if they have a drug-free workplace policy? By Jennifer L.

Louisiana Is Blazing Trails With New Cannabis Laws

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The law used very specific language that allowed certain aspects of a medical cannabis program, such as prescriptions from doctors, but failed to address other factors such as cultivation and distribution.

First part of New Mexico’s recreational cannabis law takes effect this week

Cannabis Law Report

Legalization of personal use of cannabis comes months ahead of a legal industry in the state for production and sales of recreational cannabis and other products containing THC, the plant’s psychoactive component.

Florida Dispensaries: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policies

CannaMD

To that, end we’ve organized official policies – including delivery details and more – for all Florida dispensaries , below. We look forward to providing telehealth services as allowed by law, and will update this post with more information as details become available.

City of Cambridge Eliminates Local Tax on Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed a policy order repealing a three percent “Community Impact Fee” tax on recreational marijuana in a meeting Monday evening. The city’s first recreational dispensary, Yamba Market, will open to the public next week. The Harvard Crimson.

Illinois: Cook Co. changes cannabis test policy for asst. public defender applicants

Cannabis Law Report

but now they’ve been forced to reverse that policy. A power struggle has been brewing in Cook County, where job offers to several attorneys from Public Defender Sharone Mitchell were rescinded after confusion over the county’s drug policy. Cannabis Law News

Recreational Marijuana Laws: Everything you Need to Know

Cannabis Law Report

The recreational marijuana proposal has been passed by the voters of Michigan in November. Today’s article is going to answer some of the questions related to the latest recreational marijuana law. Understanding the Difference Between Recreational and Medical Marijuana.

South Dakota Supreme Court rejects voter-approved recreational cannabis market on a technicality

Cannabis Law Report

South Dakota’s highest court on Wednesday struck down on technical grounds a recreational marijuana initiative approved by voters in 2020, shattering the development of a projected $285 million market. Cannabis Law NewsMJ Biz reports.

New German Government Plans to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

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During weeks of meetings, the coalition had reached an agreement on legalizing the sale of recreational cannabis in licensed shops. . The study also suggests that legalizing cannabis would lead to significant savings in law enforcement and judiciary costs.

Santa Fe Police Dept Re-Appraise Employment Drug Testing Policy Post Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Law Report

Recreational marijuana became legal in New Mexico a little over a month ago. It’s important that employers look at their drug testing policies,” said Emily Kaltenbach, senior director of the Drug Policy Alliance. KOB4 report. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

Puerto Rico: November Surprise for Recreational Cannabis?

Canna Law Blog

It is possible this spirit of compromise is due in part to Delgado’s indications he would take steps to allow recreational cannabis use in Puerto Rico. However, recreational cannabis appears to be a bridge too far for some of the party faithful.

Rest in Peace Mark Kleiman, Giant of Cannabis Policy

Canna Law Blog

All of us at Canna Law Blog were saddened to learn that the estimable Mark Kleiman passed away over the weekend. Kleiman was probably the most influential scholar on cannabis policy. We spoke alongside him on issues as far afield as tribal cannabis programs back in those days, and we conferred with him over the years and used his writings to teach law students annually going back to 2016. Kleiman left at a very interesting time for cannabis policy in the United States.

Ohio Could Get an Inflow of Tax Revenue if Recreational Cannabis Is Legalized

Veriheal

It was during late August that Ohio approved an initiative for recreational cannabis legalization. The primary aim of the coalition is to collect the necessary 132,887 registered voter signatures to introduce a proposed law in front of state legislative members.

LCB Board Action: Specific Cannabis Interim Policies Withdrawn

Cannabis Law Report

On September 29, 2021, during a regularly scheduled meeting, the Liquor and Cannabis Board took the following actions on these Board Interim Policies (BIP): Liquor Policies Rescinded (Withdrawn) : LCB Policy Number 00-4 about exceptions to liquor license fee refund procedures.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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Now in 2019, a bill to fully legalize the drug passed by a narrow margin and was signed into law by Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. The rules outlined in the new law are inline with the United States in most regards. Each person can possess a maximum of one ounce (28g) of marijuana, while workplaces reserve the right to enforce zero tolerance policies for drug use or impairment at work. However, enacting the law is just one step in the process.

Israel Declares Plans to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Less Than a Year

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Israel has announced that they plan to legalize recreational cannabis within 9 months. Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn stated that Israel is planning on legalizing recreational cannabis while balancing “liberalism and responsibility”. .

Jason Straw: Medical Cannabis Policy, ISNA 2020 Conference

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. In Indianapolis on January 29, a quiet, eager audience of nurses give their rapt attention to Jason Straw as he takes center stage at the 2020 ISNA Policy Conference. ISNA 2020 POLICY CONFERENCE AGENDA, Jason Straw- Cannabis Policy.

Washington State Might Modify its Cannabis Policies

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The 2021 legislative session is set to see some changes to cannabis policy. When Washington passed their adult-use cannabis law, there were no provisions allowing home grows. 2021 is setting up to be a historic year for changes in cannabis policy.

States Collect $3.7 Billion In Recreational Cannabis Tax Revenue In 2021 Says MPP Report

Cannabis Law Report

billion in tax revenue from recreational cannabis sales in 2021, a report from the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) that was released on Wednesday found. Billion In Recreational Marijuana Tax Revenue In 2021, Report Finds. Marijuana Moment Report Thus.

Manzuri Law – Their Top 10 of 2021 – Cannabis Law News and Soft Predictions for 2022

Cannabis Law Report

This year our office wrote about the various legislative and policy changes – We break down 2021’s highlights below. Cannabis Law NewsThis is how Manzuri saw 2021 through the prism of California & Cannabis. What a year!

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