Cannabis Wins This Election!
On November 8th, 2016, nine U.S. states came together to vote on the future of cannabis. California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts all voted in favor of legalized use, sale, and consumption of recreational cannabis. Arkansas, Florida, Montana, and North Dakota all voted in favor of either allowing or updating current medicinal cannabis practices in their states. Arizona’s bill was the only one to fail this election round.
Below is a breakdown of each individual state’s next steps and impact on the future of cannabis legalization.
California’s bill legalizes recreational marijuana for persons over the age of 21. Since November 9, 2016, cannabis use is fully legal in California. There wi