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MMJRecs Can You Smoke Medical Marijuana In Public In 2021?

Since the legalization of medical marijuana began in the United States, 36 states and four territories have allowed for the use of cannabis products for medical reasons. The change in medical marijuana laws that has occurred in those states has helped many people find relief from symptoms of various health ailments – but the laws […]

MMJRecs What The New York Legal Cannabis Bill Means For MMJ Cardholders

Recent legislation has passed to make cannabis legal in another US state. The latest news on legalization in NY is that residents of the Big Apple are no longer prohibited from using recreational marijuana. Wondering what the New York legal cannabis bill means for MMJ cardholders? Read all about it below. What is the new […]

Cannabis Legalization Is Extremely Popular In France

When it comes to cannabis consumption on the European continent, France stands above the rest of the countries in the region. According to the United Nations, France has the highest rate of cannabis consumption among the list of European countries, over double the European average. With that in mind, it’s unfortunate that France is not […]

New York’s New Cannabis Laws Look a Lot Like Colorado’s

Hundreds of retail shops will be spread across New York under plan. The marijuana industry in New York will be similar to Colorado’s, where nine years after it was legalized there are nearly 1,000 retail stores and small medical marijuana dispensaries spread across that state. For many people who suffer from conditions such as insomnia, […]

Cannabis Regulatory Update: Hawaii, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Carolina

Hawaii House Approves Proposal For Cannabis Exemption From DEA Hawaii lawmakers approved Wednesday a proposal that seeks an exemption from Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations, asking that the state is allowed to manage its medical cannabis program without federal involvement, reported Marijuana Moment. Independently, the state Senate voted for two resolutions that ask state officials […]

Cuomo Signs N.Y. Pot Bill, With Sales Due as Soon as 2022

New York is set to become the nation’s second-largest legal marijuana market after Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation allowing the licensing of dispensaries. Cannabis storefronts will be allowed to open as soon as next year under the measure (S.854A/A.1248A), which the Legislature cleared on Tuesday. New York is the 16th state to decide […]

Charlie Hughes: Parents Of Boy With Epilepsy Drop Nice High Court Challenge

The parents of a three-year-old boy with severe epilepsy have dropped a legal challenge after guidelines on prescribing cannabis were ‘clarified’. Charlie Hughes went from having up to 120 seizures a day to fewer than 20, after receiving cannabis oil privately. Medical cannabis was legalised in 2018, but few NHS prescriptions have been handed out […]

Travellers Who Don’t Declare Cannabis At The Border Will Soon Face Fines

Scofflaws could be hit with penalties ranging from $200 to $2,000. Starting Monday, travellers who lie about carrying marijuana over the Canadian border could face fines. Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada since the fall of 2018, but it’s illegal to bring it across the border without a permit or exemption. – Read the […]

New York Officials Reach Agreement To Legalize Marijuana

The reform measures will be included in the laws to be proposed as part of the state budget on April 1. New York State officials have reached a deal to legalize marijuana, legislative sources told The New York Post on Wednesday — just hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo called it “essential” to the state’s social […]

Florida Teacher Fired For Medical Cannabis Use

Medical cannabis has been legal in the state since 2016. A Florida high school teacher has been fired for using medical cannabis, reports the Associated Press.Despite the state legalizing medical cannabis five years ago, the Brevard County School Board voted 3-2 to terminate Allison Enright from her position at Space Coast Junior/Senior High School. In […]