Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

Leafwell

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 Marijuana Laws In New York

Leafwell

The need to legalize adult recreational cannabis in the state of New York became a point of agreement Saturday night among New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.

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“Recreational” vs “Medical” Marijuana

Nature's Way Medicine

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.

Arizona Prop 207: Medical Marijuana Goes Recreational

Leafwell

On 3rd November 2020, voters in Arizona approved Proposition 207, legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. Legal medical marijuana has a long history in Arizona. Cannabis News arizona cannabis laws Marijuana Laws new law recreational marijuana

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.

Maine Finally Allows for Recreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

Leafwell

Maine has had medical marijuana laws on its books since 1999, making it one of the earliest states in the United States to have a medical marijuana program. The Marijuana Legalization Act was supposed to take effect within 40 days of November 8, 2016.

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

HarrisBricken

However, what was unanticipated are the new bans by some of the Arizona cities for recreational marijuana establishments. A dual licensee means an establishment that is licensed both as a medical marijuana establishment and an adult use (or recreational) establishment.

New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing recreational marijuana on March 31, 2021. Published Via JD Supra [link]. … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

Recreational Cannabis is Legal in Australia’s Capital Territory

Leafwell

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

It’s official—recreational cannabis is now legal in New York State

Cannabis Life Network

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to legalize recreational cannabis in New York State. Effective immediately, smoking recreational cannabis is now to be lawfully treated with the same approach as cigarettes.

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

MassRoots

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.

Where to find Maine’s recreational marijuana stores

Leafly

The post Where to find Maine’s recreational marijuana stores appeared first on Leafly. Industry Maine recreational marijuana recreational marijuana storesMaine's adult-use cannabis stores open Oct. Leafly has them mapped on its app and listed here.

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths

CannaMD

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. The effects of marijuana, on the other hand, typically last for only a few hours.

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

Cannabis Law Report

The post Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Arizonans knew zoning issues could cause headaches for dispensary owners. However, what was unanticipated are the new bans by some… Read More.

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?

New York Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use

Cannabis Law Report

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill for recreational use by adults 21 and older.… … Read More. Green Entrepreneur

South Dakota Legalized Both Recreational and Medical Cannabis. Now What?

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The Differences Between Medical and Recreational Cannabis

United Patients Group

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. Gaining a medical marijuana license isn’t easy.

Congratulations to New Mexico for Recreational Cannabis Legalization!

Veriheal

Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation that officially legalized recreational cannabis for the state. When asked about recreational cannabis legalization Gov. Recreational cannabis helps boost tourism. What’s Permitted For Recreational Use.

Recreational Marijuana: Effects on Teen Use

CannaMD

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.

Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana

Leafly

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.

COVID-19 delays Maine’s recreational marijuana rollout

Leafly

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

Recreational cannabis sales debut in Arizona months ahead of schedule

Leafly

207, the first retail marijuana stores opened in Arizona. 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 legalization

New York Has Legalized Recreational Marijuana, What Does it Mean?

Cannabis Law Report

Last week the state of New York legalized recreational marijuana after many years of failed attempts. With this approval, New… Read More. USA CBD Expo

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.

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. There are several things that determine a marijuana strain’s potency. Medical vs Recreational Potency 101.

NY Lawmakers Reach Deal To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

New York State lawmakers have reached an agreement to legalize recreational marijuana, a key priority of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The… Read More. Cannabis Law TV

Lawmakers Take Big Step Toward Legal Recreational Marijuana in Mexico

Cannabis Law Report

Mexico’s lower house has approved a bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Mexico. The Mexican Senate is expected to take up… Read More.

Virginia lawmakers agree on recreational marijuana legalization

SpeedWeed

Virginia lawmakers on Saturday narrowly approved compromise legislation legalizing a commercial recreational marijuana program that could generate nearly $1.5 Virginia would become the country’s 16th state and the first in the South to legalize adult-use marijuana as soon as Gov.

UPDATE: VERMONT OFFICIALLY LEGALIZES RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA SALES

Cannabis Law Report

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.

Why Is Recreational Marijuana Not Legal In Florida?

LifeCannMD

that have legalized recreational marijuana. In November 2016, Florida passed legislation allowing for the use of Medical Marijuana. Patients who are able to qualify for a medical card, must have an underlying condition that marijuana can be used to treat.

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. Armstrong, and Angelica Rubio, HB 356 would legalize the recreational possession and use of cannabis by adults aged 21 and older. Protecting the rights of medical marijuana patients, residents would also be permitted to cultivate up to six mature plants at one time under the House bill.

November 20 2020: Commission Approves Recreational Marijuana License Stipulated Settlements

Cannabis Law Report

Portland, OR — At its regular monthly meeting on November 19, 2020, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved eight recreational marijuana license stipulated settlements.

February 8 2021: Iowa lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

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

Aurora Dispensary Gets Colorado’s First Recreational Marijuana Delivery Permit

Cannabis Law Report

MRR reports An Aurora dispensary has received Colorado’s first recreational marijuana delivery permit, but residents of the state’s third-largest city… Read More.

Article: Flawed Federal Taxation of Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

The Tax Foundation (USA) writes… A House vote is expected this month on the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act , which would de-schedule … Read More.

New York (Finally!) Passes Recreational Marijuana Legislation – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news

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Passes Recreational Marijuana Legislation – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news. Passes Recreational Marijuana Legislation – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news appeared first on SpeedWeed.