New state and local laws amending marijuana policies will take effect on the first day of the new year.
“Virginians 21 and older ought to have access at the already-operational dispensaries sooner rather than later, and they have been very clear in their demands to move earlier the date of sales,” said Jenn Michelle Pedini, NORML’s Development Director and the Executive Director of Virginia NORML.
The second lottery is reserved for equity applicants who have or whose family members have, a past marijuana conviction, or who have lived in a “disproportionately impacted area” for at least 10 years.
“It is not a question of ‘if’ cannabis is legalized in Connecticut, only a question of ‘when.’”
Licensed storefronts are now eligible to engage in retail cannabis sales to adults. The first adult-use sales began on Sunday, December 1.
Senate and Assembly lawmakers in New Jersey voted on Monday in favor of legislation that seeks to regulate the adult use marijuana market.
Legislation permitting the possession, use, cultivation, and retail sale of cannabis takes effect this Wednesday, October 17.
Election officials have confirmed that proponents of a statewide ballot measure, The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, have gathered a sufficient number of signatures from registered voters to place it on the electoral ballot this November.