The REAL Winner of 2016: CANNABIS!

Here is a breakdown of the new legalization passed in a total of 7 states, medical and recreational.

MEDICAL:

FL Win

Qualifying Conditions: ALS, AIDS/HIV, Cancer, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, Crohn's, Parkinson's, PTSD, Multiple Sclerosis OR as a physician sees fit.
NO HEMP DISTINCTION
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Arkansas Win

Qualifying Conditions: Cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, ALS, Tourrette's, Crohn's, PTSD, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, alzheimer's, cachexia, neuropathy OR as a physician sees fit.
Possession: 2.5 ounces
NO PROVISION FOR PERSONAL CULTIVATION, NO TESTING REQUIREMENTS, NO HEMP DISTINCTION
Effective: Nov, 9th, 2016
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ND Win

Qualifying Conditions: Cancer, glaucoma, ALS, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, dementia/alzheimer's, PTSD, Crohn's, epilepsy, PTSD, spinal stenosis, neuropathy, pain, cachexia
Testing, quality done by random sampling.
Possession/purchase: not more than "3 ounces in a 14 day period."
Cultivation: if residence is more than 40 miles from nearest "care center" one can grow up to 8 plants in a private residence.
NO HEMP DISTINCTION
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RECREATIONAL:

CA Win

sec.3.f- Testing provision
z. Re-sentencing/re-designation/dismissal for offenders who sentences would change based on passing of prop 64 (No other state has a similar provision)
aa. Industrial hemp agriculture and research, separate regulation from high THC
Possession: 28.5 grams of Cannabis flower, 8 grams of Cannabis concentrate, 6 living plants
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Nevada Win

Possession: One ounce of Cannabis flower, 3.5 grams of Cannabis concentrate
Cultivation: 6 living, no more than 12 total in a residence (6 growing, 6 drying for example)
Provision for laboratory testing
NO HEMP DISTINCTION
Effective: Jan, 1 2017
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Mass Win

Possession: one ounce flower, 10 ounces in private residence, 5 grams concentrate
Cultivation, 6-12 plants
Hemp distinction
Laboratory testing (random samples)
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Maine Win

Possession: 2.5 ounces, or all that is produced by private residence grow
Cultivation: 6 mature, 12 immature, unlimited seedlings
Testing: facilities for "research and testing" no mention of testing for contaminants or active ingredients.
Industrial Hemp distinction
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Here's a handy map we put together of the US, highlighting the changes. Looks like we still have some work to do (talking to you gray states!) and lots of potential for expansion in several others!!

"Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still." -Chinese Proverb

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Last modified on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:31
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