Marijuana Laws

Florida Lawmakers Pushing for Changes to Marijuana Laws

Florida Lawmakers Pushing for Changes to Marijuana Laws It’s official that gutsy lawmakers in the Sunny State of Florida are trying to make the future brighter for those who like to light up and smoke cannabis for whatsoever purpose. With many Florida lawmakers pushing for changes to marijuana laws, we are hoping to see recreational marijuana sooner than later. Orlando lawmaker Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith recently filed a bill in the state Legislature to legalize recreational marijuana in Florida. His bill was joined with Sen. Jeff Brandes’ bill to introduce two respective laws. This article looks at Florida marijuana laws and […]

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Recreational Marijuana Sales In Arizona Debut

Recreational Marijuana Sales In Arizona Arizona sold its first legal recreational marijuana products in January, only just two months after the Arizonian voters approved cannabis legalization in the November votes. Arizona’s health services department notified the public on January 22, 2021, that it had collected 79 requests to trade adult-use cannabis. As per that day, the department had licensed 73 of the total 79 businesses to trade recreational marijuana, while the remaining 6 were under review. While awarding the licenses, Arizona’s health services department prioritized medical cannabis businesses already running in the State. Marijuana Laws In Arizona As per Proposition […]

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What Countries are Next to Legalize Cannabis in 2021?

Cannabis Field With 33 states legalized in North America, we are prompted to wonder what countries are next to legalize cannabis in 2021? The legalization of Cannabis is a hot topic worldwide. With the U.S. leading the way, most of the world’s stronger countries are among the nations that are now looking forward to legalizing this (formerly) controversial herb. In October 2018, Canada became the second country to legalize Cannabis for its recreational purposes, and others are soon to follow. We gathered all the most relevant and latest information to secure our contentions regarding the following five countries that are likely to […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Pushing for Marijuana Legalization

Pennsylvania Governor Pushing for Marijuana Legalization Gov. Tom Wolf recently argued and publicly stated that Pennsylvania should legalize recreational cannabis to raise funds for pandemic-related relief programs – among other things. Among the many arguments made for legalizing cannabis, raising state revenues as one of these cannot be denied. Even with the Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf pushing for marijuana legalization, accurate projections in terms of legalization are delicate, and often rely on uncertain expectations. A lot depends on how neighboring states and the federal government will react. COVID and Legalization – What’s the Relevance? The adverse effect of COVID-19 on businesses and […]

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Is France Close to Legalizing Cannabis?

Is France close to legalizing cannabis? As the world’s seventh-largest economy, France has been slowly inching toward legalization (emphasis on slowly). As of late, it has taken a more proactive approach toward developing a route for legalization. While France’s medical cannabis and hemp markets lag behind others in Europe, it’s poised for success once it legalizes weed. What’s Legal and What’s Not? Possession Until recently, France had some of the strictest laws against cannabis use in Europe, despite having some of the highest cannabis usage rates on the continent. In 2018, France allowed citations instead of arrests and trials for […]

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Cannabis Policy – How Biden’s Cabinet Will Affect It

White House Now that President-elect Joe Biden is set to step into the Oval Office, many in the industry are wondering how Biden’s cabinet will affect cannabis policy. Currently, the Democratic party controls both chambers of Congress with a narrow majority. Hopefully, complete control in Congress could be the catalyst for legalizing cannabis. What’s on the Docket? Last year, the Democrat-controlled House made history by approving the SAFE Banking and MORE Acts. Both measures would have made huge strides in the legal industry. The STATES Act was also considered, which would give states the right to handle cannabis policy without […]

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Last Prisoner Project Is Fighting Criminal Injustice and Reforming Drug Policy

In a country where over 15 million people have been arrested for cannabis offenses in the last decade, the Last Prisoner Project is fighting criminal injustice and reforming drug policy.  An alliance of business leaders, lawmakers, and artists is actively petitioning for the release of cannabis inmates with an emphasis on re-entry resources. Here’s an overview of their work and how you can help. A Team of Advocates Long-time cannabis activists and co-founders of Harborside dispensary in Oakland, California, Steve and Andrew DeAngelo, are the founders of the nonprofit organization, Last Prisoner Project (LPP). Over the past few years, the […]

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How Many States Have Recreational Weed in 2021

Recreational Weed Are you wondering how many states have recreational weed in 2021? As of November 2020, 15 US states and Washington D.C. have legalized recreational weed in the US. Another 35 states have also legalized marijuana for medical uses. Compared to years before now, marijuana wasn’t generally accepted. Here in this piece, we’ll review 11 states in the US that have recreational weed use. However, this does not include the states that permit the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. It must also be noted that the federal government frowns upon growing and selling marijuana. President Barack Obama’s administration […]

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How Many Marijuana Plants Can You Grow In California?

    How many marijuana plants can you grow in California? If you plan on growing cannabis in California, there are few things to keep in mind. California allows for the medicinal and recreational use of cannabis. Home cultivation limits vary based on program, as well as city and county laws. Here’s a breakdown of the number of marijuana plants you can grow in the state and local restrictions. How Many Marijuana Plants Can a Medical Patient and Caregiver Grow in California Under Proposition 215, qualified patients and caregivers can legally grow medical cannabis for personal use with a recommendation […]

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4 States Legalized Adult-Use Cannabis: When Can You Buy It?

During the November 2020 election, 4 states legalized adult-use cannabis, but when exactly can you start buying it? Medical and recreational state programs have varying implementation time periods. Some states have taken a very long time to jumpstart their programs, while others have taken a more aggressive approach. During the last election, Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota approved the legalization of recreational cannabis. If you live in any of these states and are counting down the days until you can legally buy cannabis, here’s when you can expect to do so. Arizona Arizona finally passed adult-use cannabis after […]

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