BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Massachusetts. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is it recreational marijuana legal? No Cannabis legalization in Massachusetts includes the use of the drug for medical purposes only on November 6, 2013 . Due to Ballot Initiative no citizen can be punished under state law for the use of medical…

BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Maryland. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is it recreational marijuana legal? No In the state of Maryland, cannabis legalization means that patients who have been authorized a prescription by a state-approved physician are able to obtain medicinal marijuana from allocated dispensaries. These are supplied by licensed cannabis growers.…

BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Maine. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is recreational marijuana legal? No Medical Cannabis legalization in Maine means that eight dispensaries are allowed in the state. The Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program means that a patient who qualifies can possess up to two and a half ounces…

BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Illinois. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is it recreational marijuana legal? No Cannabis legalization came into affect in August 2013 with the HB1—Compassionate Use of Medicinal Cannabis Act. It was placed as a structured pilot program that allowed dispensaries to own a maximum of sixty cultivation centers. This…

BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Hawaii. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is it recreational marijuana legal? No In the state of Hawaii, cannabis legalization for medical purposes is contained in Bill 862. This allows a person with a physicians signed statement to possess and cultivate cannabis so long as they suffer from a…

BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Delaware. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is recreational marijuana legal? No Cannabis legalization in Delaware comes under the Medical Marijuana Act, which allows that cannabis can be used for medicinal purposes under the “Compassionate Care” licenses that have been issued to Marijuana distribution centers. Since cannabis legalization for medical…

Your Brain on Weed: Dustin Sulak Interview Interested in the effect that cannabis has on the brain? We are too, so we contacted Dustin Sulak, an osteopathic physician from Intergr8 Health, Falmouth, Maine. Sulak, a diplomat of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine, and his team in New England treat over 17,000 patients with medical…

MARIJUANA STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: California. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is recreational marijuana legal? No In California, Prop 215 says that seriously ill Californians can use marijuana for medicinal purposes. The section is known and cited as the Compassionate Use Act of 1996. The conditions that a patient my apply to use cannabis to treat…

BUD AND BREAKFAST’S MARIJUANA JURISDICTION REGULATION STATE-BY-STATE OVERVIEW: Arizona. Quick Facts: Is medicinal cannabis legal? Yes Is recreational marijuana legal? No Prop .203 made medical marijuana legal in Arizona with the aim to protect patients who were seriously ill from being arrested for possessing cannabis that they were using for pain relief and other medical reasons. This…

Medical cannabis is permitted in New York state thanks to a law allowing the use of the drug that is coming into effect January 2016. While it may seem obvious that this will benefit people who use marijuana for medical reasons, there are others who are thrilled with the news also: farmers. The State Health…