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.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Election 2020: South Dakota cannabis legalization guide

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3 by becoming the first state to pass both medical and adult-use legalization on a single day. The post Election 2020: South Dakota cannabis legalization guide appeared first on Leafly. South Dakota voters could make history on Nov.

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. .

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.”.

Montana advocates meet deadline for cannabis legalization measure

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If the signatures are verifies, adult-use legalization will be on the statewide ballot in November. The post Montana advocates meet deadline for cannabis legalization measure appeared first on Leafly.

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).

Election 2020: Montana cannabis legalization guide

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Montana advocates overcame a COVID-19 shutdown to put adult-use cannabis legalization on the Nov. The post Election 2020: Montana cannabis legalization guide appeared first on Leafly. Politics cannabis legalization Election 2020 Montana recreational legalization

Recreational Legalization Harms Medical Marijuana Sales

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Despite the fact the recreational marijuana makes it easily accessible by all, it has devastating effects on the medical market. Historically, according to the Tampa Bay Times , marijuana legalization caused people to leave the medical realm in droves.

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.

COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout

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The post COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis stores coronavirus COVID-19 Maine marijuana legalization

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.

Election 2020: Arizona marijuana legalization initiative guide

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Some of the donors who defeated Arizona's 2016 legalization bid are now in prison. The post Election 2020: Arizona marijuana legalization initiative guide appeared first on Leafly. 2020 could be the year Arizonans finally get it done.

Years after legalizing marijuana, voters see it as a huge success

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The post Years after legalizing marijuana, voters see it as a huge success appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use legalization cannabis legalization legalization vote marijuana legalization recreational marijuana stores

Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana

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Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe passed a referendum to legalize medical and recreational marijuana on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, according to preliminary results from the tribe’s election commission.

Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis?

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It wasn’t until 2012 that Washington State and Colorado introduced America’s first legal recreational cannabis bills. Prior to this, the only cannabis available legally in North America was medical marijuana. appeared first on Legalize it.

Luxembourg’s government reportedly weighs plan to legalize recreational marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

Luxembourg’s federal government is reported to be weighing plans to legalize recreational cannabis through a tightly controlled market that would offer entrepreneurs a limited number of production and retail licenses.

Croatia Introduces Bill to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Use

Cannabis Law Report

The bill would provide for the full legalization of cannabis. “’We She points out that current models of recreational regulation have either gone under state control like in Uruguay or through the private sector like in Canada and the US.

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.

Three Mexican Senate commissions approve cannabis bill legalizing recreational use

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Three Senate commissions in Mexico acting together passed legislation Wednesday to legalize all forms of cannabis, bringing the Latin American country one step closer to launching the world’s largest adult-use program by population.

California Has Legalized Recreational Marijuana: So Why Is It Still So Hard To Buy In Certain Counties?

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In November 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), which legalized cannabis in the state. This should have made recreational cannabis sales legal everywhere in the state starting in January 2018.

Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

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There’s somewhat of a debate going on in the legal marijuana world. More specifically, it’s medical vs recreational potency. Medical vs Recreational Potency 101. What is the difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana?

Montana’s legalization campaign hits the streets, safely distanced

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The post Montana’s legalization campaign hits the streets, safely distanced appeared first on Leafly. Politics Election 2020 legalization legalization campaigns marijuana campaigns Montana recreational marijuana

Petition filed to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma

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A petition has been filed in an effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma. 12, would add an amendment to the Constitution, which would generally legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for people aged 21 and older under state law. OKLAHOMA CITY —.

New Jersey Voters To Vote On Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

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New Jersey voters will vote next year on whether to legalize recreational cannabis. The recreational use question was added to the November 2020 ballot on Monday by New Jersey lawmakers. If approved, the ballot question would amend the state constitution to legalize recreational cannabis for those twenty-one and older. Recreational cannabis would be subject to the state’s sales tax of 6.625%.

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.

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?

Ohio cannabis legalization effort gets underway

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The post Ohio cannabis legalization effort gets underway appeared first on Leafly. Politics adult-use cannabis Election 2020 marijuana legalization ohio recreational marijuanaAdvocates submitted the initial petition to the Ohio attorney general for review.

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?

Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe passed a referendum to legalize medical and recreational marijuana on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, according to preliminary results from the tribe’s election commission.

Which California Cities Don’t Have Recreational Marijuana Retailers?

MMJ Recs

Marijuana is now currently legal throughout California, which means you’re permitted to carry and smoke a legal amount anywhere in the Golden State without the risk of being arrested or fined. Which California cities don’t have recreational marijuana retailers?

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.