Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis

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On July 25, Kelowna opened its first legal cannabis store– Hobo Recreational Cannabis– which means that you can now officially buy legal cannabis in the Okanagan Valley’s biggest city.

Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate

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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.

Is Recreational Marijuana Legal In Oklahoma?

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These days the legality of marijuana varies from state to state. Medical marijuana (MMJ) is now legal in Oklahoma – but is recreational. marijuana legal in Oklahoma? Currently, no – the use of recreational marijuana is still prohibited in the state.

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 Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire

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A bill to legalize recreational cannabis for adults in New Hampshire has advanced in the state’s House of Representatives. The legislation aims to legalize the possesion and use of up to one ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and older for recreational purposes.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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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. .

Rhode Island governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana

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Gina Raimondo will propose a framework to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, reports the Providence Journal. ” The call for legalization would be part of the state’s budget plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1. (via Wikimedia Commons).

New York Expected to Legalize in 2019

MassRoots

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.”.

CHICAGO MAYOR WEIGHS IN ON RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

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For that reason, many have been anxiously awaiting any indication from officials as to how recreational marijuana sales will proceed in the city. Under the proposed ordinance, Chicago would be divided into seven zones for recreational marijuana dispensaries.

U.S. States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

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And, other states allow people to use marijuana for recreational use. Here are those states: Alaska Marijuana has been legal for recreational use since February 2015 in Alaska. It is legal for adults 21 and older to have up to an ounce of marijuana and six plants.

Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use

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A Colorado study finds that nearly half of all seniors enjoyed legal cannabis last year: some medically, some recreationally, some for both. The post Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use appeared first on Leafly.

Wisconsin Governor Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana And Decriminalize Recreational This Year

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Evers aims to legalize medical cannabis, decriminalize recreational possession and use, and expunge qualifying arrest records. Legalizing cannabis for a medicinal purpose in Wisconsin is inspired by Evers’ own experience with a debilitating disease.

Florida Republicans Prepare to Stand Tall Against Public Desire for Recreational Cannabis

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If the Florida GOP continues to have its way, Florida recreational cannabis will go to pot, leaving the other states of our union to control and sell adult use cannabis. The initiative would legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over.

Illinois: Buffalo Grove establishes new tax on recreational marijuana sales

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Buffalo Grove has yet to allow retail sales of recreational marijuana in the village, but it now has a tax in place if it becomes a reality next year. Village leaders have said they’re leaning toward permitting sales of recreational marijuana, but a final decision has not been made.

Illinois Recreational Cannabis Bill Passes the Senate, Putting them One Step Closer to Legalizing Marijuana

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As New York and New Jersey limp along in their attempts to legalize marijuana, Illinois could be poised to win the coveted position of 11 th state to allow recreational cannabis, according to the Chicago Tribune. Pritzker is a strong supporter of marijuana legalization.

How soon will Germany legalize the recreational use of cannabis ?

Cannabis Law Report

There is a lot of buzz lately regarding Germany-many people believe that the country will soon make a move to completely legalise Cannabis for recreational purposes. Currently there are three parties that support the legalisation of cannabis for recreational purposes.

Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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Illinois became the 11th state to approve legal marijuana in the U.S. Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales. It’s a shame that New York and New Jersey both failed this spring in their efforts to get legal marijuana, as well as the Pennsylvania attempt last winter. I’ll keep my pulse on this news, as well as other states that are coming up on legalizing marijuana. Legalization

Florida Lawmakers Push To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

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In a joint effort, two state representatives submitted legislation to legalize, regulate, and tax a recreational cannabis market in Florida. ” What would legalization look like under HB 1117?

Guam: Cannabis Board Produces List Of Things You Can & Cannot Do As A Legal Recreational User

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Responsible adults can grow and consume recreational marijuana at home, but selling it or trading it for something of value still is illegal, according to the Cannabis Control Board, which on Tuesday approved a list of 10 things the public should know about using it.

Pot in Vermont: The Latest on the Recreational Legalization Front

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Vermont became the first state to legalize marijuana with a legislative vote rather than a ballot initiative. While a good first step, there is still much ground to be covered in terms of true recreational legalization. Current Recreational Laws.

Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana

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Making history as the first country in Southeast Asia to do so, Thailand legalized medical cannabis on December 24, 2018. Recreational cultivation and possession of cannabis will remain illegal and punishable by time in jail. Why did Thailand Legalize Medical Marijuana?

When Will Marijuana Be Legalized In Oklahoma?

MMJ Recs

One of the most pressing debates of our time surrounds the legalization of marijuana, and while many states are making progress, some still haven’t taken the full leap. Is MMJ legal in Oklahoma? However, recreational marijuana is absolutely not legal !

Report: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Increased Home Values

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The study determined: “States that legalize recreational cannabis see an immediate bump in home values following legalization, even without retail dispensaries opening up. Legalization SOCIETY Colorado crime home values housing prices Washington

Illinois: Recreational marijuana sales tax approved in Urbana

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WAND) – Urbana’s city council has approved a tax on recreational marijuana sales. When recreational marijuana use becomes legal in Illinois on Jan. URBANA, Ill.

Federal Lawmakers Aim To Legalize Marijuana This Year

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I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana,” Wyden tweeted on February 8. “It’s NEW: I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana.

Mexico: Senator Julio Menchaca Salazar presents initiative to reform articles 235 and 247 of General Health Law to regulate use of cannabis for recreational or recreational purposes for persons of legal age.

Cannabis Law Report

Press Release in full… Senator Julio Menchaca Salazar presented an initiative to reform articles 235 and 247 of the General Health Law and regulate the use of cannabis for recreational or recreational purposes for persons of legal age.

Legalization Proposals Progress Around the Country

NORML

Just about two months into the 2019 legislative session, legalization proposals are swiftly moving forward in states across the country. Senate Bill 686 seeks to legalize the use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of small amounts of marijuana for adults. This marked the first time a legislative committee in Hawaii moved a legalization proposal forward. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is supportive of legalization, having campaigned and won on the issue.

Hawaii Once Again Says No To Recreational Marijuana

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Hawaii Once Again Says No To Recreational Marijuana Hawaii Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English’s recreational marijuana bill died over the weekend as it missed a key deadline, despite serious support for the legislation from Democrats.

Illinois: Pritzker Puts Pen To Paper On Recreational Bill

Cannabis Law Report

Similarly, current medical marijuana cultivators will have at least 60 days (but no more than 180 days), to apply for an Early Approval Adult Use Cultivation Center License to produce recreational cannabis and cannabis-infused products at their existing facilities.

Majority of Maryland Voters Want Legal Cannabis

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The majority of Maryland voters support legalizing recreational cannabis, according to the most recent Goucher Poll. Those over the age of 55 and those who identify as conservative or Republican were the least likely to support legalization, according to the poll.

Recreational vs Medicinal Marijuana – Does It Matter Anymore?

TOPS Cannabis

With marijuana laws changing at a rapid pace across the states, you might be wondering if there is still a significant difference between recreational and medicinal cannabis use. Recreational marijuana is pot used without medical recommendations or justifications.

Difference between Recreational and Medical Marijuana

Otherside Farms

Marijuana is a type of plant that is utilized for recreation, medicinal use, personal use, religious use, and even used in industrial settings. According to the World Health Organization, marijuana is considered as the world’s most popular recreational drug.

Chicago Mayor’s New Zoning Laws Deigned To Keep Out Recreational Cannabis ?

Cannabis Law Report

The Tribune writes by way of introduction, Recreational marijuana dispensaries would be blocked from opening in most of downtown Chicago, including the Magnificent Mile, under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules for when the sale of the plant becomes legal next year.

Attorney General Nominee Commits To Leave State-Legal Marijuana Programs Alone

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His statements came response to questions from Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) — each of whom represent states where marijuana is legally regulated for either medical or recreational purposes. Advocacy Attorney General GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy SOCIETY

Pure Sunfarms Brings B.C. Grown Cannabis to Canada’s Recreational Market

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16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Pure Sunfarms formally launched its brand and introduced eight strains of dried cannabis flower into the Canadian recreational market. September 16, 2019 12:44 ET | Source: Pure Sunfarms. Delta, B.C.,

DC Mayor Begins Effort to Legalize Recreational MJ Sales

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The District of Columbia is one of only two jurisdictions (the other is Vermont) which have legalized possession of recreational marijuana but where sales remain illegal. That’s correct; in your nation’s capital, you can use recreational MJ, but you can’t buy or sell it. . Official Code § 48-904.01 Under the Act, it became legal to grow, possess and give away specified quantities of marijuana, but the Act said nothing about sales.

Leafly Article Highlights Issues In Montana’s Legislative Makeup For Both Medical & Recreational Cannabis

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Meanwhile, voters may consider one—and possibly two—statewide adult-use legalization initiatives in November 2020. So what are hundreds of dispensary owners and legalization activists are doing this summer? Here’s their introduction.