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. Business Cannabis Canada Featured Marijuana News hobo recreational cannabis Kelowna okanagan

Marijuana Comparison: Medical vs Recreational Potency

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More specifically, it’s medical vs recreational 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.

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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.

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.

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. While the details may not yet be settled, recreational legalization may occur in New Mexico as early as this year.

Which California Cities Don’t Have Recreational Marijuana Retailers?

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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. Which California cities don’t have recreational marijuana retailers?

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.

Is Recreational Marijuana Legal In Oklahoma?

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Medical marijuana (MMJ) is now legal in Oklahoma – but is recreational. Currently, no – the use of recreational marijuana is still prohibited in the state. Recreational Marijuana in Oklahoma. the answer is no in terms of recreational use.

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

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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

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. According to the Tampa Bay Times , recreational legalization cuts well-established medical marijuana programs off at the knees.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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The post Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana appeared first on WeedAdvisor. e-news GUAM LEGALIZATION RECREATIONAL CANNABISWith cannabis legalization in the U.S. picking up unprecedented steam, the movement managed to sway the country’s easternmost territory of Guam, reports The Washington Post. This small island in the western Pacific Ocean legalized medical cannabis in 2014.

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.

Oceanside considers allowing growing of recreational cannabis

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Oceanside could be the next city in San Diego County to approve the commercial cultivation of recreational cannabis. Cannabis industry representatives say medical cannabis is only about 20 percent of the market and that it’s impractical for growers to exclude recreational uses. “It’s

Recreational Marijuana Laws: Everything you Need to Know

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The recreational marijuana proposal has been passed by the voters of Michigan in November. Today’s article is going to answer some of the questions related to the latest recreational marijuana law. Understanding the Difference Between Recreational and Medical Marijuana.

Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply?

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Michigan surprised everyone by announcing the opening of their recreational cannabis market on Dec. The post Will Michigan’s recreational market opening crash the medical cannabis supply?

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.

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. The Land of Lincoln celebrates its new freedom, and Leafly's team is there to cover it all. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis legalization Chicago illinois retail retail sales retail stores

Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis!

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The post Illinois Legalizes Recreational Cannabis! By: Justin McNaughton , Senior Counsel. 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.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Ottawa

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The post Cannabis Retail Guide: Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Ottawa appeared first on Leafly. See inside the Centretown cannabis store. Canada Industry dispensaries Ontario Ottawa retail retail stores

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. ” Rhode Island’s first recreational stores could open by next January if lawmakers approve the proposal. (via Wikimedia Commons). Rhode Island Gov.

Donnelly Group Confirms Plan for Cannabis Retail Chain, Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store

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Nine private recreational stores set to open nationwide beginning April 2019 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Donnelly Group, the Canadian hospitality company, today confirms its new cannabis retail venture.

What is the difference between medicinal and recreational marijuana

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Currently, marijuana can be used for both medicinal and recreational purposes depending on where you reside. Although cannabis has several users all over the world, only a few can differentiate medical marijuana from recreational marijuana.

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

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This should have made recreational cannabis sales legal everywhere in the state starting in January 2018. Instead, almost two years later, there are still some cities and counties that have prohibited the selling and distribution of 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. But previous attempts to legalize recreation marijuana fell short of signatures needed. OKLAHOMA CITY —. State Question 806 , filed on Dec.

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?

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.

Weed at Work: Should Employers Expand “Alcohol at Work” to Cover Recreational Cannabis?

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Employers considering a tolerant attitude towards recreational cannabis in the workplace should consider safety hazards and legal liabilities. Accordingly, employers are struggling to address the new hazards of widespread use of recreational cannabis and its many risks to the workplace.

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

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Illinois started off the decade by opening its doors to the world of adult-use recreational marijuana. Taking effect January 1, thousands of consumers celebrated a new year by waiting in line to be among the first to purchase legal recreational marijuana in Illinois.

Detroit Bans Recreational Cannabis Sales Until Jan 31 2020

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Under the recreational marijuana law, which was approved by 55.9 Detroit’s Metro Times reports…… Recreational marijuana dispensaries will begin opening on Dec. Those municipalities will miss out on a share of the 10-percent excise tax on recreational marijuana sales.

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. Maine It has been legal to use recreational marijuana statewide in Maine since 2016.

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%.

Illinois earns $1.1M in tax revenue first day of recreational pot sales

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If the average tax on Illinois’ recreational cannabis is 35 percent, based off the first day of sales, taxpayers paid more than $1.1 million on second day of legal recreational weed.

Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store – Retail Cannabis Officially Hits Ontario

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One of only three retail locations slated for Ottawa, Hobo’s launch comes on the heels of the province’s new cannabis retail model OTTAWA, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store (“Hobo”), the new cannabis venture from hospitality company, Donnelly Group, today announces the opening and launch of its first retail store in Ottawa’s Centretown […].

Medical Marijuana Users Outnumber Recreational Consumers 2 To 1

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Twice as many Americans report using marijuana to alleviate medical conditions than for recreation, new study finds. Continue reading Medical Marijuana Users Outnumber Recreational Consumers 2 To 1 at The Fresh Toast.

Illinois: Pritzker Puts Pen To Paper On Recreational Bill

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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.

Difference between Recreational and Medical Marijuana

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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.

Recreational vs Medicinal Marijuana – Does It Matter Anymore?

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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.

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.

Illinois General Assembly Passes Amendments to Recreational Cannabis Law Reducing Some Employer Liabilities

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The Illinois General Assembly passed SB 1557 , revising the language of the Recreational Cannabis Law to reduce but not eliminate employer liabilities. As we previously blogged, the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act will legalize recreational cannabis for Illinois adults starting January 1, 2020. Employment Law cannabis discrimination drug illinois legalization marijuana policy recreational

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.

Oregon lawmakers reject plan to restrict recreational cannabis supply

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Oregon lawmakers reject plan to restrict recreational cannabis supply. The report goes on to say. State Michael Dembrow, a Democrat from Portland, said oversupply has left the state with enough marijuana to last nearly seven years.

Vermont town, Clarendon, passes ordinance banning recreational marijuana

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Here’s the report by City News 1130……… A Vermont select board has passed an ordinance banning recreational marijuana sales.

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. e-news Illinois Marijuana RECREATIONAL CANNABIS