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.

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 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.

Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales

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The post Judge upholds Massachusetts ban on recreational cannabis sales appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis COVID-19 massachusetts recreational cannabisCharlie Baker shut down adult-use sales while allowing medical sales.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Florida: Marco Island City Council Says No To Recreational Cannabis

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Marco Island City Council approved unanimously ballot language for an ordinance which prohibits cultivating, manufacturing, warehousing, distributing and selling recreational marijuana.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Harvest Health & Recreation Acquisition Of Verano Now Off The Table

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Harvest Health & Recreation’s planned acquisition of privately held Verano Holdings was called off Thursday , with the companies citing “prolonged obstacles” that include the coronavirus crisis.

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?

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

Luxembourg’s government reportedly weighs plan to legalize recreational marijuana

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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

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It envisages the full legalization and liberalization of hemp, which means that it fully envisages harnessing all the potential of cannabis for economic, recreational and medical purposes,” explained Holy to Mojmira Pastor?i?/RTL

Kalamazoo approves rules to allow recreational marijuana businesses

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KALAMAZOO, MI — The city of Kalamazoo approved new rules to allow cannabis businesses including growers, processors, retailers, consumption lounges and others. The Kalamazoo City … Read More. Breaking News

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.

COVID-19 delays mandatory pesticide testing for Washington state recreational cannabis

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MJ Biz reports on the slowdown of getting testing up and running in Washington State The coronavirus pandemic has scuttled government efforts in Washington state … Read More. COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates

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.

Maine drops residency requirement for recreational marijuana businesses

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The state reached an agreement with a marijuana company Monday that eliminates the rule that would have required applicants to have lived in Maine for … Read More. Breaking News

Three Mexican Senate commissions approve cannabis bill legalizing recreational use

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In addition to recreational marijuana, the bill would legalize cannabis for medical and industrial hemp use. Mexican Senate commissions approve marijuana bill legalizing recreational use.

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

MMJ Recs

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.