Recreational Marijuana

Nearly two-thirds of Texas voters support legalizing recreational marijuana, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Sixty-one percent of respondents in the poll said they were in favor of allowing the legal possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Almost every demographic in the poll backed recreational marijuana, with the exception of Republicans […]

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An anti-cannabis group estimates legalizing recreational marijuana use will cost Illinois $670 million a year. But pro-legalization pols say they’re just blowing smoke. Smart Approaches to Marijuana, in collaboration with Healthy Productive Illinois, concluded in a report on Thursday that drugged driving, as well as greater levels of workplace injury and absenteeism, would be the […]

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a recreational marijuana legalization measure backed by a group of Ohio marijuana advocates, his office announced Thursday afternoon. The “Marijuana Rights and Regulations Amendment” to the Ohio Constitution would allow people age 21 and older to possess, produce, transport, use, sell and share cannabis. The legislature […]

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Mass Alternative Care received preliminary approval to open three medical marijuana dispensaries in Western Massachusetts in 2016. Those dispensaries still have not opened. But this month, the state’s Cannabis Control Commission approved Mass Alternative Care for “priority certification,” which gives the company a leg up in applying for a recreational marijuana license. Michael Schneider, an attorney who works […]

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Email conversation with Richard Azzopardi, spokesperson for Cuomo Phone conversation with Abbey Fashouer, spokesperson for Cuomo Cynthia Nixon video supporting recreational marijuana “Cuomo says he remains opposed to recreational marijuana,” POLITICO New York, Feb. 2017 “This map shows every state that has legalized marijuana,” Business Insider, Jan. 23, 2018 “State Marijuana Laws in 2018 Map,” […]

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The businessman who plans to operate the Island’s first and only licensed medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation facility has officially shown interest in obtaining a license to sell recreational marijuana as well. The Cannabis Control Commission recently released a list of business entities who have received priority certification, which means they can apply early for […]

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Mass Alternative Care received preliminary approval to open three medical marijuana dispensaries in Western Massachusetts in 2016. Those dispensaries still have not opened. But this month, the state’s Cannabis Control Commission approved Mass Alternative Care for “priority certification,” which gives the company a leg up in applying for a recreational marijuana license. Michael Schneider, an attorney who works […]

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