Vermont Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales

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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.

Maine Finally Allows for Recreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

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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.

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Where to find Maine’s recreational marijuana stores

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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.

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.

UPDATE: VERMONT OFFICIALLY LEGALIZES RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA SALES

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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.

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. Tom Haren, Spokesperson for Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol , has indicated the group is taking social distancing measures seriously during the pandemic. The post Recreational Cannabis In Ohio Set Back A Second Time Due To COVID-19 appeared first on MassRoots.

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. However, many states with recreational legislation also have medical marijuana rules in place — but why? The truth is there are good reasons you might still pursue a medical marijuana card even if your state does have legal recreational dispensaries.

Document: OLCC – Recreational Marijuana Program Compliance Education Bulletin Bulletin CE2020-06 October 15, 2020

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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is providing the following information to recreational marijuana licensees and applicants. The bulletin is part of OLCC’s compliance education. It … Read More.

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. The post Oglala Sioux Tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana appeared first on Leafly.

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

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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.

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 legalizationAfter preparing to launch in spring 2020, state officials have decided to delay the start of retail sales.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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Each person can possess a maximum of one ounce (28g) of marijuana, while workplaces reserve the right to enforce zero tolerance policies for drug use or impairment at work. Acknowledging the prevalence of marijuana use in the territory, Governor Guerrero made it clear what his motivations were: “We must regulate this illicit drug that is the most widely used drug in our society. The post Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana appeared first on WeedAdvisor.

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. 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.

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. There are several things that determine a marijuana strain’s potency. Medical vs Recreational Potency 101. What is the difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana? The biggest difference between medical marijuana and recreational marijuana is its usage.

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. The post Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Advances In New Hampshire appeared first on MassRoots.

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.

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. But there are constant changes to these laws, surrounding both recreational and MMJ use, so here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know. Medical Marijuana Laws in Oklahoma.

Alert: Regulators Issue Public Reminders as Recreational Marijuana Sales Poised to Begin in Maine

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AUGUSTA – With the very first lawful sales of adult use marijuana poised to begin on Friday, October 9, regulators with the Office of Marijuana … Read More.

Maine Finally Allows for Reacreational Marijuana Sales in October, 2020

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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.

Recreational Legalization Harms Medical Marijuana Sales

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Marijuana supporters may applaud efforts to fully lift prohibition at a state and federal level, but they could not have anticipated the ramifications of those actions. 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. Significant Losses for Medical Marijuana. .

Which California Cities Don’t Have Recreational Marijuana Retailers?

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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. However, although recreational cannabis is legal, there are some cities and counties throughout the state that have made it very hard (or nearly impossible) for recreational marijuana users to buy cannabis products. Where can I find a local marijuana dispensary in California?

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. In the tally from all precincts announced on Wednesday morning, both medical and recreational marijuana passed by wide margins, with 82% of voters approving medical marijuana and 74% approving recreational pot.

ChiWeed Directory of Marijuana Recreational Businesses

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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. On May 31, Illinois approved a plan that will allow the sale of legal recreational marijuana (21-and-older) on Jan. Only Illinois’ 20 existing licensed medical marijuana cultivation facilities will be licensed to grow marijuana initially.

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. The post Kelowna opens 1st legal cannabis store: Hobo Recreational Cannabis appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Business Cannabis Canada Featured Marijuana News hobo recreational cannabis Kelowna okanagan

Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically

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Customers at adult use stores often use 'recreational' cannabis for pain and insomnia, researchers discover. The post Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically appeared first on Leafly. Health adult-use cannabis medical marijuana

CPA Accounting Institute For Success: Deep Dive: Recreational Marijuana Tax Revenue in the United States

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The post CPA Accounting Institute For Success: Deep Dive: Recreational Marijuana Tax Revenue in the United States first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Best overall review of cannabis taxation in the US that we’ve yet seen.

Mainers spent $250,000 on cannabis during first weekend of retail sales

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Industry Maine recreational legalization recreational marijuana retail marijuana salesIn Bangor, the cops got tired of answering questions about the new law. Pro tip: Ask Leafly!

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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. Raimondo’s model would create one of the most regulated recreational cannabis markets in the country, as it would prohibit personal home growing and ban marijuana concentrates with high potencies. ” Rhode Island’s first recreational stores could open by next January if lawmakers approve the proposal. (via Wikimedia Commons).

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. Health adult-use cannabis Colorado medical marijuana research

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. Our budget will decriminalize possession of marijuana in amounts of 25 grams or less, and we’ll also be creating a path for expungement for these crimes for those who’ve completed their sentence or probation,” wrote Evers on Twitter. The full details of the medical marijuana policy outlined by Evers will not be released until February 28.

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

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The post Canadians have spent $908 million at recreational cannabis stores since legalization, StatCan appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Blog Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization Featured Marijuana Legalization Marijuana News cannabis canada recreational cannabis Statistics Canada

Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot in Arizona

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Arizona voters will have a chance to cast a ballot in support of recreational marijuana this coming November. 207 would make it legal for adults in Arizona to possess up to an ounce of marijuana, so long as no more than five grams of that marijuana is in the form of concentrates.

What’s The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Marijuana?

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Diehard medical marijuana purists will wear themselves out arguing the difference between medicinal and recreational cannabis if engaged in a debate. Continue reading What’s The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Marijuana? Cannabis Featured Medical Marijuana News marijuana recreational marijuana

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. Illinois has allowed medical marijuana in the state since 2013. The post Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis! By: Justin McNaughton , Senior Counsel.

First day of recreational pot sales in Maine yields $9,464 in sales taxes

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The six marijuana shops that opened Friday across the state reported $94,643 in sales, according to the Office of Marijuana Policy. The post First day of recreational pot sales in Maine yields ,464 in sales taxes first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

U.S. States with Legal Recreational Marijuana

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Every state has its own laws about marijuana. Some states do not allow for any use of marijuana, so it is always illegal. Other states allow for the use of medical marijuana. 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.

What Would William Carlos Williams Say ! Paterson considers city tax on medical and, if approved in NJ, recreational marijuana

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