Weed Legalization In The United States Of America

Legalization weed, which was a distant future a few years ago is coming true now and in fact quite a few states in the United States of America has made weed legal for adults. The states that legalized weed recently are coming up with new sets of jurisdiction to control and keep a track on the sale of marijuana. Some of the states have already announced a few laws that will be placed to govern them and we will discuss a few of them below.

ALASKA

Alaska is probably one o the most weed friendly states that there is and in 2015 the people voted to make weed legal for adults in the state. Adults in Alaska can carry about an ounce of weed and smoke it in private. The first retail shop was opened during the October of 2016.

OREGON

Oregon is another weed friendly state that has legalized recreational marijuana since 2015. People can carry up to an ounce of weed and can also grow at the most 4 plants at home, indoors. In Oregon you can also gift people edibles as long as they are ingested in private. The legalization has caused some serious increase in tax revenue in the state of Oregon.

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts also recently passed its bill for the legalization of marijuana even though don’t expect retail shops at least till the mid of 2018. The law in the state allows a person to carry a little amount of weed and grow at the most 12 plants.

CALIFORNIA

California will be the state that stands out in the list because densely populated state managed to legalize recreational marijuana, 20 years after it had legalized medical marijuana. You can be found with at the most an ounce of weed or else will be penalized and retail shops will start opening from the year, 2018 when the government hands out licenses.