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.

Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate

MassRoots

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.

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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.

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.

Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire

MassRoots

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.

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

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.”.

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.

Is Recreational Marijuana Legal In Oklahoma?

MMJ Recs

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.

Recreational Legalization Harms Medical Marijuana Sales

WeedAdvisor

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.

Rhode Island governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana

SpeedWeed

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.”.

Is There a Difference Between Recreational and Medical Cannabis?

LIWTS

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.

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

MMJ Recs

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.

Petition filed to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma

Cannabis Law Report

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

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

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%.

U.S. States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

The Herb Collective

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.

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

NORML

NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system. 2) Transitioning “Unregulated Market” into the legal framework.

Illinois dispensaries open for recreational sales: Leafly’s live coverage

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The post Illinois dispensaries open for recreational sales: Leafly’s live coverage appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis legalization Chicago illinois retail retail sales retail storesThe Land of Lincoln celebrates its new freedom, and Leafly's team is there to cover it all.

Seniors Are Erasing the Line Between Medical & Recreational Cannabis Use

Leafly

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

MassRoots

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.

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?

Michigan Based Cannabis Legal Group Breaks Down Recreational Marijuana Taxes Since Legalization

Cannabis Law Report

9 & 10 news reports… The state of Michigan currently charges a six percent sales tax on recreational marijuana along with a ten percent excise tax. Barton Morris with Cannabis Legal Group gave us a closer look at how those taxes break down.“That

Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

Otherside Farms

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?

Weekenders Cannabis Targets Growing Segment of Recreational Users with New Pre-Rolls

Canna Newswire

LOS ANGELES – December 2, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – With the legalization of recreational cannabis and its increasingly strong societal acceptance, a large and growing number of adults are opting to integrate cannabis into their lifestyles. RECREATIONAL CANNABIS

ChiWeed Directory of Marijuana Recreational Businesses

Otherside Farms

Good news to cannabis enthusiasts as Illinois becomes a legal market for marijuana come 2020 with the passing of House Bill 1438, the state of Illinois has moved to having legal recreational, adult-use cannabis.

Florida Lawmakers Push To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

MassRoots

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?

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

WeedAdvisor

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.

A New Year in Illinois – First Day of Recreational Marijuana Sales

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Illinois started off the decade by opening its doors to the world of adult-use recreational marijuana. On January 1, 2020, the state of Illinois had its first day of legal marijuana sales. By: Nabil Rodriguez.

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.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

NORML

An estimated two out of three Americans believe that cannabis should be legal for recreational purposes, according to nationwide polling data compiled by PPRI (the Public Religion Research Institute) — a non-partisan research and public policy institute.

Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Medicinal Marijuana Association

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

Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana

MassRoots

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?

Report: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Increased Home Values

NORML

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

Pot in Vermont: The Latest on the Recreational Legalization Front

The Joint Blog

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.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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.