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After years of lobbying, now there are some states and the District of Columbia that allow you to use and buy weed online. There are some states that may join the club soon. Here is the list of states that have allowed the use of marijuana and the relevant laws.

Alaska

Ballot Measure No. 8 approved on November 3, 1998, and went to effect on March 4, 1999, removed state-level penalties on the use, possession, and cultivation of marijuana by persons with prescription in the hope the patients will benefit from its medical use. Measure 2 allows Alaskans aged 21 and above for creational use.

California

It is legal to use cannabis in California for medical purposes, but by January 2018, Californians, under Proposition 64, adults can possess up to an ounce for recreational use and may grow up to 6 plants individually or more for commercial purposes.

Colorado

Just like California, it is legal in Colorado to use marijuana both for medical and recreational purposes. Colorado Amendment 64 legalized the sale and possession of marijuana for recreational purposes, with allowance for private cultivation of up to six marijuana plants with no more than three being mature. In the first year of the implementation of the law, the sales reached $700 million.

Maine

It is also legal in Maine to use marijuana both medically and for recreation. One can grow up to six marijuana plants but a license is needed to grow more. The Ballot Initiative 1 in 2016 was approved and legalized the use of marijuana with certain restrictions in Maine. Maine imposes a 10 percent tax on commercial marijuana sales. The state has the option to regulate businesses that are related to marijuana.

Massachusetts

Question 4 was passed in 2016 paving the way for the use of marijuana for recreation. The measure means people in Massachusetts may use marijuana for recreational purposes by July 2018. There is a 3.75 percent tax on marijuana, 6.25 percent state sales tax, and a two percent local option tax for a total of 12 percent tax on marijuana sales.

Nevada

On July 1, 2017, Nevada started to allow dispensaries to sell marijuana for recreational purposes. In 2016, Nevada allowed the use of marijuana for recreational purposes after Question 2 was approved by a majority of the voters. Now, anyone above the age of 21 and able to show a photo ID may purchase marijuana for recreational purposes.

Oregon

Voters in Oregon approved what was called Measure 91 providing the mechanism for the legal possession and setting limits to the sale of cannabis in the state for recreational use. The state governor signed into law the sets the cannabis sales tax at 25 percent. Recreational use of marijuana in Oregon took effect on October 1, 2015.

Washington

Legalized by the Washington Initiative 502 in 2012, it is legal for anyone over 21 years old to carry an ounce of marijuana for recreational purposes as long as they obtain a permit. Licenses are needed for all sellers, distributors, and producers of marijuana. The personal growth of the plant at home is illegal except for medical marijuana purposes.

District of Columbia

The Ballot Initiative 71 legalized the recreational use of cannabis. However, commercial production and sale are not allowed. A person in DC may cultivate and possess marijuana for personal recreational use.

The law took effect on February 26, 2015, about 30 days of Congressional review.

There you have it, these are the states in the US that allow recreational use of marijuana. There are other states that do allow medical marijuana.

Marijuana used for medical purposes can be really effective in curing a lot of different medical disorders. Consumption of marijuana in regulated amounts have been proven to be really beneficial for the people. Many people have experienced a serious positive turn in their health when they tried cannabis. There are several ways in which Marijuana can be enjoyed apart from smoking it. Here are the 4 different ways in which to do so.

  • CDB Edibles 

cannabis when infused with other food products like coffee, chewing gum, gummies, cookies, etc. can be easily consumed. They have a more lasting effect and helps to take the CBD in regulated amount. The effect of CDB edibles, however is different for separate people depending on their metabolism.

  • Vaporizers 

using a vaporizer to inhale the cannabis is a really good way to enjoy it’s effects without having to inhale a lot other toxins. Vaporizers can be used much easily and the effects are long lasting as well.

  • Capsules

capsules are the newest way to consume cannabis in 2019. Several CBD capsules are found in the market, each with their unique dosage and they are also fairly easy to consume and carry around.

  • Beverages

nowadays people are also experiencing the benefits of cannabis by using different kinds of beverages. CBD is often mixed with lemonades, cocktails and sodas which gives it a really delightful taste and at the same time you can experience the real effects of CBD.

 

Which of these ways are you going to enjoy your cannabis with? Depending on your convenience and preferences, you can choose any of these ways to enjoy cannabis without smoking it. Get the best quality cannabis near you at only sherman oaks cannabis dispensary.