A Green Wave is flowing across the United States as more states legalize cannabis for either medical or adult-use purposes.
Listen and learn:
- Where flower is legal in the U.S.
- How legal cannabis products differ from state to state
- How Mormons feel about medical cannabis
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THE UNITED STATES OF CANNABIS:
- 2018’s midterm elections brought legalization to three more states. Utah and Missouri approved medical cannabis. Michigan legalized adult-use (9:13)
- Cannabis stocks rose when former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned. Sessions staunchly opposed legalization. (9:52)
- Some states have medical cannabis but do not allow smokable flower, instead opting to approve pre-filled concentrate cartridges, capsules, tinctures and/or topicals (11:02)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly referred to as Mormons, previously opposed medical cannabis. Now the Mormon church admits medicinal cannabis has benefits. (12:35)
- More people are choosing cannabis over alcohol (13:32)
STATUS OF LEGAL REC IN BOVEDA’S HOME STATE OF MINNESOTA?
Read “The Jujitsu of Marijuana Legalization” by R. T. Rybak, former mayor of Minneapolis. In this Minneapolis Star Tribune opinion piece, R.T. wrote:
“If we do it right in Minnesota, we can turn it in our favor, addressing historical injustices and even building in a response to problems it might create.”