New Jersey could become the first state to pass a recreational cannabis bill entirely through the legislative branch, without any poll.
In 2016 the population in Florida overwhelmingly voted to allow medical cannabis. However, the governor at the time -Rick Scott (R)- signed a law that made smoking cannabis in any form or way illegal.
John Boehner is a Republican from Ohio. He is probably most known for having been speaker in the House of Representatives. In the past he has been an prohibitionist who said he was opposed to marijuana and that he would’t change his mind.
In the wake of nationwide cannabis legalization fewer employers are testing their workers for THC. However, people in the national and federal sector are still at risk. Cannabis, at least for now, continues to be illegal on the federal level.
This week a new legislation in Alaska makes it possible for anyone over the age of 21 to get into a dispensary, buy a joint o (or two) and smoke them at the dispensary.
A bipartisan bill in New Mexico stands pretty good chances to become reality. That would result in cannabis shops run by the government! New Mexico would in that case become the first U.S. state to do this.
Californian state laws prohibits cannabis smoking wherever smoking is forbidden by state or local laws. Since California has some of the hardest anti-smoking laws, there is no smoking in public parks.
The New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) yesterday presented a bill that would allow adult use of cannabis.
Six Republicans in a Minnesota Senate committee yesterday outvoted three Democrats about a proposal that would legalize cannabis. They also rejected a bill to study the issue further.
New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo and most lawmakers are still talking about recreational, legal weed in the state, but they do have problems. First- How much tax? And who will benefit?