Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales


On Thursday 8 October, 2020, Governor Phil Scott (R) announced that he’ll allow a marijuana sales legalization bill passed by the legislature (S.54) to take effect. This makes Vermont the 11th state in the US to legalize recreational marijuana.

“Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana

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In the past, the term “recreational marijuana” has generally been used to mean illegal use of cannabis for purposes to get high. The post “Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana appeared first on Nature's Way Medicine.


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Recreational Cannabis is Legal in Australia’s Capital Territory


Recreational cannabis has been legal in the Australian Capital Territory, which contains Canberra, the capital city of Australia since Friday, January 31, 2020. Cannabis News ACT Australia Canberra recreational cannabis recreational marijuana

Arizona Prop 207: Medical Marijuana Goes Recreational


Is weed legal in Arizona? On 3rd November 2020, voters in Arizona approved Proposition 207, legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. So, yes, weed is legal in Arizona. Legal medical marijuana has a long history in Arizona.

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Israel May Soon Legalize Recreational Cannabis


Nevertheless, Israel still lags behind countries like Canada that have legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. its parliament) to push towards a national recreational cannabis market. At the time, this was a huge step toward a legal recreational market.

Maine Finally Allows for Recreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020


As for legal recreational cannabis, it was approved of with the passing of the Marijuana Legalization Act in 2016, put forth by Maine’s Question 1. The Marijuana Legalization Act was supposed to take effect within 40 days of November 8, 2016.

Recreational Cannabis Legalization is Linked to Soaring Junk Food Sales


As more and more states move toward the legalization of cannabis, people have begun to ask the question of what the consequences of laws permitting cannabis use will be. By and large, legalizing cannabis has proven to be a good thing. Lifestyle News legalization recreational cannabis

Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule


The post Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult use cannabis legalization Arizona cannabis stores marijuana legalizationLess than three months after voters passed Prop.

Pennsylvania Could Be Next State To Legalize Recreational Cannabis


The next state to legalize marijuana for adults may well be Pennsylvania, where two top state lawmakers introduced a bipartisan legalization bill on Wednesday. Past proposals to legalize in the state have stalled in the Republican-controlled state legislature.

Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate


A bill to legalize the recreational use of cannabis was just approved by the House Judiciary Committee in Santa Fe, New Mexico, making it one step closer to becoming law. “We came to the conclusion that legalization is coming,” Sen. Armstrong, and Angelica Rubio, HB 356 would legalize the recreational possession and use of cannabis by adults aged 21 and older. Unlike the proposal in the House, growing at home would not be legal under the Senate bill.

Pennsylvania Governor Encourages Recreational Legalization to Help the State’s Economy  


Lawmakers are looking at ways to increase the state’s revenue, and to no surprise, some suggest legalizing recreational cannabis. Tom Wolf is one of those lawmakers who is pushing for the legalization of recreational cannabis.

New Jersey Legalized Recreational Cannabis. Now What?

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On November 3, 2020, New Jersey voters approved an amendment to the state’s constitution to legalize recreational marijuana. The post New Jersey Legalized Recreational Cannabis.

February 8 2021: Iowa lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana

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The post February 8 2021: Iowa lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. … Read More. Cannabis Law TV

Important Differences Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis

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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?

Nebraska Makes a Push for Medical and Recreational Legalization


Although the path to legalization is different in every state, there are general milestones that we’ve come to expect. The next step on the path is often the legalization of medical cannabis. Cannabis Legalization in Nebraska.

Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire


A bill to legalize recreational cannabis for adults in New Hampshire has advanced in the state’s House of Representatives. “For the first time in history the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee voted to recommend that we put an end to the prohibition of cannabis and enact a law to provide for the legalization, regulation and taxation.”. The post Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire appeared first on MassRoots.

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


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”. .

Can A State Recriminalize Recreational Marijuana?

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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. Because of this perpetual flux, many people are often left wondering, “Can a state recriminalize recreational marijuana?” Keep reading for more information about the laws surrounding recreational marijuana.


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Yesterday, Vermont became the 11 th state to legalize recreational marijuana sales and the second to do so via legislation (Illinois was the first in … Read More. The post UPDATE: VERMONT OFFICIALLY LEGALIZES RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA SALES first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Cannabis Legalization for Recreational Purposes in Canada

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Cannabis is legal for both recreational and medicinal purposes in Canada. It was legalized nationwide under “Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations,” which was later improved … Read More.

Oregon – Report: Options for Obtaining Water Legally: An Overview for Hemp, Medical Marijuana and Recreational Marijuana

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The post Oregon – Report: Options for Obtaining Water Legally: An Overview for Hemp, Medical Marijuana and Recreational Marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Here’s the report in full… Read More.

Recreational Marijuana: Effects on Teen Use


2020 was yet another watershed year for cannabis legalization, with more and more states voting to legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana. Opponents of the movement, however, allege that legalization will result in increased marijuana use among teenagers.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana


With cannabis legalization in the U.S. This small island in the western Pacific Ocean legalized medical cannabis in 2014. 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. Although it encountered opposition – as legalization always does – Guerrero believes that this is the best way to curb the illegal drug market. Rules for Legalization. .

USA: Tax Foundation – Several States Considering Legal Recreational Marijuana

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This article contains a chart Potential Recreational Marijuana Excise Tax Revenue by State Based on Average Taxes Paid per Marijuana… Read More. The post USA: Tax Foundation – Several States Considering Legal Recreational Marijuana first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

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Although the final bill is waiting signature from the governor, as of May 31, 2019, Illinois is poised to move forward as the eleventh state to legalize adult use marijuana. Governor Pritzker said about the bill: “Illinois is poised to become the first state in the nation that put equity and criminal justice reform at the heart of its approach to legalizing cannabis, and I’m grateful that the Senate has taken this important step with a bipartisan vote.”.

Recreational Cannabis In Ohio Set Back A Second Time Due To COVID-19


Ohio’s recreational cannabis initiative has been delayed due to coronavirus social distancing measures, and the petition’s language is also undergoing revisions at the request of Ohio’s Attorney General. In March, the Attorney General of Ohio informed the petitioners by letter that proposed legislation, which would amend the state’s constitution in order to legalize recreational cannabis, was insufficient and required additional information.

Here’s what’s legal under New Jersey’s updated marijuana laws


The post Here’s what’s legal under New Jersey’s updated marijuana laws appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis marijuana legalization new jersey recreational marijuana stores

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New York Expected to Legalize in 2019


Just fewer than two years since insisting it was a “gateway drug,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is singing a different tune regarding the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in The Empire State. “It’s But I, as of this date, I am unconvinced on recreational marijuana.”. Fast forward to present day, and Governor Cuomo is in favor of establishing a regulated, legal market. Stringer estimated that the legal cannabis market in New York could exceed $3 billion.

Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot in Arizona


Arizona voters will have a chance to cast a ballot in support of recreational marijuana this coming November. However, a recent survey showed that over 62 percent of likely voters now support legalizing cannabis, suggesting a recent change of heart in the Grand Canyon State.

February 24, 2021 Legalized Recreational Cannabis and the New Jersey Workplace – What Employers Need to Know

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Published Via JD Supra New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22 enabling the constitutional amendment to legalize… Read More.

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths


When it comes to marijuana legalization, one of the opposition’s main concerns is whether legal access to cannabis will increase the number of drivers who operate a vehicle in an impaired state. MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION & CAR CRASHES.

Canadians have spent $908 million at recreational cannabis stores since legalization, StatCan

Cannabis Life Network

OTTAWA — Canadians spent about $908 million on non-medical cannabis in the first year since legalization, but online sales dropped as more brick-and-mortar locations opened, said Statistics Canada. 17, 2018, when cannabis was legalized, to the end of September 2019. Canada legalized cannabis on […]. Blog Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization Featured Marijuana Legalization Marijuana News cannabis canada recreational cannabis Statistics Canada

California: No Uptick in Frequency of Marijuana Use by Young Adults Following Adult-Use Legalization


“In examining marijuana use before and after legalization of recreational sales in California, we found that frequency of use did not change significantly overall, including following legalization.”.

4 Things To Know About The Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana In Arizona

Cannabis Law Report

The November 2020 election saw 4 more American states joining 11 other states who had voted to legalize recreational marijuana… Read More. The post 4 Things To Know About The Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana In Arizona first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

Montana Legislature considers recreational marijuana bills – Cannabis Business Executive


Montana lawmakers are considering a range of bills that would make changes to I-190, the citizen-led initiative approved by voters in November that OK’d recreational marijuana in Montana. February 25, 2021 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment.

Why Is Recreational Marijuana Not Legal In Florida?


that have legalized recreational marijuana. Recreational Cannabis sales are big business in the U.S. Groups such as Make It Legal Florida have been working to collect enough signatures that would result in putting the legalization of recreational use on the 2022 ballot.