Study Finds ‘Recreational’ Cannabis Consumers Using It Medically


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


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.

Recreational Legalization Harms Medical Marijuana Sales


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.

Recreational Legalization Bills Advance In New Mexico House And Senate


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.

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.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana


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.

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: 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.

Rhode Island governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana


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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Cannabis Retail Guide: Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store, Ottawa


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

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

Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store – Retail Cannabis Officially Hits Ontario

Cannabis Life Network

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 […].

Leafly Article Highlights Issues In Montana’s Legislative Makeup For Both Medical & Recreational Cannabis

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Here’s their introduction. A new law passed by the state legislature in May will allow medical marijuana patients to purchase from any dispensary in the state, ending the frustrating practice of “tethering” each patient to a single dispensary.

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


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

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

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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.

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.

Difference between Recreational and Medical Marijuana

Otherside Farms

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.

Hawaii Once Again Says No To Recreational Marijuana

The Fresh Toast

Hawaii Once Again Says No To Recreational Marijuana Hawaii Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English’s recreational marijuana bill died over the weekend as it missed a key deadline, despite serious support for the legislation from Democrats.

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.

Florida Lawmakers Push To Legalize Recreational Cannabis


In a joint effort, two state representatives submitted legislation to legalize, regulate, and tax a recreational cannabis market in Florida. The post Florida Lawmakers Push To Legalize Recreational Cannabis appeared first on MassRoots.

Michigan Releases Emergency Rules for Recreational Marijuana

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) today issued emergency rules for the administration and implementation of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA), accompanied by an explanatory press release. There are several notable highlights: Read More › Tags

Pot in Vermont: The Latest on the Recreational Legalization Front

The Joint Blog

While a good first step, there is still much ground to be covered in terms of true recreational legalization. Current Recreational Laws. Medicinal marijuana has been legalized in Vermont since 2004, but it would be another 14 years before recreational use would be legalized.

ICYMI: California Merges Medical And Recreational Marijuana Licensing

Above The Law

California Marijuana Cannabis Harris Bricken Hilary Bricken Medical Marijuana Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Recreational MarijuanaCalifornia is taking a business-friendly approach to cannabis commercial activity.

Portugal Shoots Down Recreational Proposals As Medicinal Weed Goes Live

Cannabis Law Report

Portugal this week rejected the idea of legalising recreational cannabis, although medicinal marijuana is now available for patients in the country. If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT.

Study: People Who Purchase Recreational Marijuana Desire Pain Relief And Sleep

The Fresh Toast

Study: People Who Purchase Recreational Marijuana Desire Pain Relief And Sleep Recent data published on the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs suggests that people are taking advantage of legal recreational marijuana in order to self-medicate.

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Wisconsin Governor Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana And Decriminalize Recreational This Year


Evers aims to legalize medical cannabis, decriminalize recreational possession and use, and expunge qualifying arrest records. Evers’ proposal, the recreational possession, manufacturing, and distribution of 25 grams or fewer of marijuana would be decriminalized state-wide.

Thursday: New Hampshire legislature passes recreational cannabis bill, sends to Senate

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The proposed change in how New Hampshire would tax recreational marijuana did not sit well with everyone on the committee. New Hampshire House passes recreational cannabis bill, sends to Senate. NPR Report.

OR: OLCC “2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report” & Statement

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OLCC Provides Oregon Legislature with Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Study. . Portland, OR — Today the Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided the Oregon Legislative Assembly with the 2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report required by ORS 475B.548.

Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana Sales. The post Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana appeared first on Medicinal Marijuana Association. Pritzker inked a bill that allows residents to buy and possess up to an ounce of cannabis and non-residents can have up to 15 grams. Illinois became the 11th state to approve legal marijuana in the U.S. when the bill was signed.

Oregon: OLCC Alert: OLCC Commissioners Approve Stipulated Settlements for Recreational Marijuana Violations

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Rogue Farmer* will pay a fine of $7,620 or serve a 44-day recreational marijuana producer license suspension for three violations.

Report: Portland City Auditor – Recreational Cannabis Tax Greater Transparency & Accountability Needed May 2019

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Report WEB. Cannabis Tax Intel

DC Mayor Begins Effort to Legalize Recreational MJ Sales

The Blunt Truth

The District of Columbia is one of only two jurisdictions (the other is Vermont) which have legalized possession of recreational marijuana but where sales remain illegal. That’s correct; in your nation’s capital, you can use recreational MJ, but you can’t buy or sell it. . As a result, the District of Columbia government arguably cannot enact a law authorizing and regulating the sale of adult use, or recreational, marijuana.

MA Cannabis Control Commission approves re-written rules on annual fee for medical patients and set the stage for home delivery of recreational marijuana and marijuana vaping lounges.

Cannabis Law Report

The product of months of policy discussions and hearings, the new draft regulations for the medical marijuana world as well as the adult-use or recreational industry will be open for public input until Aug.

To Be The Model Recreational Cannabis Store Is All About Relationships

Cannabis Law Report

My store motto, aka Mission Statement is: “To be the model recreational Cannabis store in the State of Washington” The “model” To me it means being the best, not necessarily the biggest, but the most well run, clean, efficient, respected, etc establishment in the industry.

Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis: What You Should Know

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The post Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis: What You Should Know appeared first on Folks north of the border are rejoicing after Canada became the second country in the world to fully legalize marijuana. The historic bill, referred to as the Cannabis Act, passed its final stage of legislation in June 2018 after the Senate followed up on its approval from the House of Commons.

Odor Issues Are Moving to the Forefront as More States Allow Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

With 10 states and the District of Columbia having legalized recreational cannabis (representing nearly a quarter of the U.S. With the increasing production of cannabis for recreational purposes, more conflicts with neighbors are likely. Authored By: Michael A. Nesteroff .

Letter from B.C., Yukon Catholic bishops calls recreational pot use ‘sinful’

and the Yukon have penned an open letter warning that while cannabis may now be legal, using it recreationally remains sinful. The Catholic bishops of B.C. Read More

New York Expected to Legalize in 2019


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.”.

Authored: 2018 Year in Review: Steady Progress Toward Legalization in NJ, NY & PA, Massachusetts Opens Recreational Dispensaries

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Let’s legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana once and for all,” he added. But I think it is time for Pennsylvania to take a serious and honest look at recreational marijuana. The first two recreational dispensaries opened on November 20, 2018 with more coming soon.