California, home of the cannabis industry, is set to legalise marijuana next month and a new batch of recreational weed could be available in about a month.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new laws and the potential effects.1.
You can now grow marijuana on private property2.
Medical cannabis has been legalised in California for the first time in 50 years3.
Medical marijuana is now legal to grow for medical use in California and a medical marijuana company has set up shop in Oakland4.
Medical use of marijuana is legal for adults over the age of 18 in California, though some states still ban medical marijuana use5.
It’s illegal to buy or sell marijuana in most US states6.
Medical pot is illegal to sell to anyone under 18 in the US7.
It is illegal for anyone under the age 19 to smoke marijuana8.
It can be bought online in California from marijuana dispensaries9.
The state is also the first in the nation to introduce a “green rush” – the first marijuana store in the state that opened in November 2018.
There are no restrictions on how many people can use the marijuana store.10.
There’s now a new type of cannabis, the “toxic” variety, which can be used to treat cancer, seizures and other conditions.
There are also several other legal medical cannabis products in the pipeline.
The new laws mean recreational marijuana will become legal to use in the Golden State in early 2019.
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California is set up to be a “gateway state” to recreational cannabis, which is the first state in the country to allow people to grow their own pot.