Category Archives: recreational

New York governor plans to legalize recreational marijuana in 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is taking steps to make New York the next state to legalize recreational cannabis use for adults. Cuomo on Thursday announced plans to include marijuana legalization as part of his executive budget for 2019, reports the New York Post. “As we work to implement the report’s recommendations through legislation, […]

Michigan’s new legal marijuana laws could boost home values, study finds

Photo by David Downs Certain Midwest property owners could benefit from Michigan’s new recreational marijuana laws, according to experts. A new study published by the CATO Institute foresees an improvement in Michigan’s real estate values following the state’s decision to legalize marijuana for adult use and possession, reports Forbes. “Potential explanations include, but are not […]

Massachusetts set to begin recreational marijuana sales

Two years after legalizing recreational marijuana, Massachusetts will finally begin selling cannabis to the public on Tuesday. The state’s first two retail marijuana shops will be open for business Tuesday at 8 a.m., MassLive.com reports. Customers 21 years and older will be able to purchase recreational cannabis with a valid government-issued photo ID. Individuals are […]

Three states vote to pass marijuana ballot measures

(photo by David Downs) Three states have voted to legalize either recreational or medical marijuana in this year’s midterm elections. Michigan became the 10th state state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults, while voters in both Missouri and Utah approved measures to legalize medical marijuana. “I think it’s safe to say […]

Recreational marijuana prohibition is unconstitutional, Mexico supreme court rules

After issuing two rulings on Wednesday, Mexico has finally set a precedent deeming the country’s ban on marijuana to be unconstitutional. Mexico’s top court found that any punishment on adults related to consuming cannabis would go against their constitutional rights, according to an AP report. “That right is not absolute, and the consumption of certain […]

Coincidence? Legal Weed States Have Great Donuts

MMMMMMM, donuts. Already irresistible, this stellar combo of sugar, flour, and fat, deep-fried and topped with more sugar is already a stand out treat. When combined with a crazy case of the munchies it’s about as close to a foodgasm as a sweets lover can get. So whether you called them donuts or doughnuts (so […]

Cynthia Nixon is making marijuana legalization a pillar of her campaign for New York governor

“There are a lot of good reasons for legalizing marijuana, but for me, it comes down to this: we have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity,” she said. The post Cynthia Nixon is making marijuana legalization a pillar of her campaign for New York governor […]