3 upsets that will happen in Week 13 of college football
We're oh so close to rivalry week, meaning there will be upsets abound this week.We're oh so close to rivalry week, meaning there will be upsets abound in what's become one of the most unpredictable slates on the college football schedule. While coach-speak may convince you these top-ranked teams are focused, never forget that they're comprised of 18-22 year olds. There are distractions aplenty, and this trio is about to get burned.
Legal sales of recreational marijuana are set to begin Dec. Here ' s what you need to know . Who can legally buy weed in Michigan and Illinois ? Anyone over the age of 21 with a valid state ID or driver's license can purchase recreational marijuana from licensed retailers.
Michigan ’ s recreational marijuana law, officially known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, goes into effect today. But not everything goes into effect right away. Here are five things you need to know before lighting up this week. 1. You can smoke weed, but you can’t buy it.
Two Midwestern states are breaking into the recreational marijuana market, and dispensaries are expecting huge crowds.
Legal weed sales are, where a handful of dispensaries in Ann Arbor plan to be open for business. The landmark moment in the state's cannabis industry comes amid a on the sale of vaping devices in Michigan as health officials investigate the causes of nationwide.
In Illinois, where officials are grappling with a lack of racial equity in the cannabis industry, sales are.
California officials side with marijuana company in new fight over home deliveries
Escalating a legal battle with California cities and counties over where marijuana can be sold, state officials are intervening in a new court fight over home delivery of cannabis in communities that have banned or restricted pot shops. Earlier this month, Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a motion on behalf of the California Bureau of Cannabis Control to join a lawsuit by Salinas-based East of Eden Cannabis Co. against Santa Cruz County, which has banned deliveries by companies it has not licensed.
Things to know about marijuana legalization in Illinois , including who can grow and sell it, how much someone can possess and how lawmakers voted. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation that makes recreational marijuana legal in Illinois . After debate in Springfield earlier this year — during which
Now that it ’s legal , here ’ s what you need to know about marijuana : Where can I get my hands on weed? Marijuana won’t be commercially available for sale until state regulators draft rules and regulations for the recreational market. They have until December 2019 and then they can begin to
The states are the 10th and 11th nationwide to allow recreational marijuana sales.
allow the sale of marijuana for medical use, which Michigan legalized in 2008, followed by Illinois in 2013.
Here's what you need to know.
Who can legally buy weed in Michigan and Illinois?
Anyone over the age of 21 with a valid state ID or driver's license can purchase recreational marijuana from licensed retailers.
In Michigan, residents can legally possess, or up to 10 oz at home.
In Illinois, residents will be able to have up to 30 grams of cannabis flower, 5 grams of concentrate and 500 milligrams of THC in products such as edibles. Non-Illinois residents in the state may possess up to only half as much as residents.
Biden rolls back stance on marijuana being a "gateway drug"
The former vice president wrongly claimed that he had never said so in the first place. © CBS News screen-shot-2019-10-28-at-12-29-08-am.png "I don't think it is a gateway drug. There's no evidence I've seen to suggest that," Biden said in a conference call with reporters. Biden claimed that he never said marijuana was a gateway drug, only that "some say" it is. When asked about legalizing weed, Biden said "some in the medical community" say pot needs to be studied more to determine whether it is a gateway drug or could be harmful when combined with other substances.
Illinois ' governor signed a law legalizing recreational marijuana . Here ' s what that means for Wisconsin is now an island surrounded by legal weed; three out of four border states — Michigan While more and more state legislatures are embracing legal marijuana for medical or recreational
Marion County will no longer prosecute a simple marijuana possession charge, Prosecutor Ryan Mears said. Here ' s why. Dwight Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org.
However, some restrictions still apply. Landowners can ban cannabis use, and employers can prohibit employees from having THC in their systems.
It's illegal to drive while impaired and to possess marijuana on federal land and federally funded facilities, including some hospitals, public housing and more.
Michigan's medical marijuana industry serves nearly 300,000 people but could serve about, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Illinois has a much smaller medical marijuana industry, serving. The state's recreational marijuana industry could serve living in the state, compounded by millions of tourists annually, according to a report by cannabis consulting firm Freedman & Koski.
Illinois city approves using marijuana taxes to fund reparations program
Lawmakers in a Chicago suburb earlier this week approved using taxes from recreational marijuana sales to establish a local reparations program. The money will go toward job training and other benefits for Evanston's black population, the Pioneer Press reported.“We can implement funding to directly invest in black Evanston,” said Ald. Robin Rue Simmons, who proposed the reparations bill.Simmons said the source of the funds was especially appropriate, citing the "war on drugs" that has led to increased incarceration rates among African-Americans, particularly for marijuana-related offenses.
Here are the answers to commonly asked questions about what the new law will mean for Illinoisans Medical marijuana dispensaries will be the only legal sellers of marijuana for recreational use in Where can I smoke legally ? It will be legal to smoke in one’ s own home and on-site in some
Recreational marijuana is legal today in Michigan . Here are 5 things to know before lighting up. Michigan ’ s recreational marijuana law, officially known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, goes into Recreational marijuana sales in Michigan are a step closer to reality.
Who's selling in Michigan and Illinois?
In Michigan,are ready to go on day one, and they're all in Ann Arbor: Exclusive Brands, Arbor Wellness and Greenstone Provisions.
At 10 a.m., the retailers are expected to begin transferring up to 50% of their products from the medical side of the business to the new recreational market.
In Illinois, sales are scheduled to being at 6 a.m. Jan. 1, 2020. The state has 55 existing medical dispensaries, but regulators haveso far, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Can you transport weed out of state?
No, weed is still illegal at the federal level and cannot be taken across state lines — by any form of transportation.
Are communities buying in?
It doesn't seem like it.
Since Michiganders voted to approve legalizing recreational marijuana about a year ago,in the state have opted out of allowing recreational sales in their communities. In early November, the out of the recreational business until Jan. 31.
Michigan, Illinois set to usher in recreational pot sales
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreational pot for the first time in the Midwest. © Provided by Associated Press This Nov. 25, 2019 photo shows marijuana on display at Arbors Wellness in the medical marijuana shop in Ann Arbor, Mich. Adults age 21 and over will be able to buy marijuana for recreational use starting Sunday, Dec. 1 in Michigan.
Cannabis in Illinois is legal for medicinal use and will become legal for recreational usage on January 1, 2020. As of November 2019, nearly 93
Here ' s a look at some questions and answers in the wake of voters passing the measure: When will marijuana be legal ? Ten days after the election results are The tax in Michigan 's ballot proposal would be one of the lowest of the 10 states that have now legalized marijuana for recreational use.
In Illinois, where the state legislature easily approved the sale of recreational marijuana this past spring,to allow businesses in their own backyards, particularly in the suburbs. While Chicago plans to allow cannabis sales, local aldermen may seek to opt out individual precincts.
Illinois law expunges drug offenses
The Illinois lawby giving a leg up to minority entrepreneurs disproportionately impacted by poverty and the war on drugs.
The law expunges certain drug-based criminal records and establishes a fund to provide financial resources for business start-ups.
Theapplies to people convicted of possessing a small amount of the drug who were not associated with violence, meaning that could have their convictions expunged, according to ABC News.
Some Illinois residents and politicians, however, say that minority groupsof the process. Earlier this month, a lottery to determine which businesses would gain the right to sell marijuana in Chicago when a viral photo posted to social media appeared to show a group of predominantly white men gathered in the room.
Hundreds wait in line for first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales
Michigan logged its first day of recreational marijuana sales Sunday, attracting long lines to three shops in Ann Arbor.And Nick St. Onge was the first in line, arriving from his Clinton Township home shortly before 7 a.m.
Recreational marijuana is just a signature away from being legal in Illinois , and dispensaries are staffing up, remodeling, and wasting no time preparing for new foot traffic. Illinois lawmakers approved a bill Friday that , with Gov. J.B. Pritzker’ s promised signature, will allow the state’ s 55 medical
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Michigan . Here ' s what it means for Indiana. Medical marijuana is also legal in Illinois and Ohio. But Michigan is the first state that borders Indiana Eric Holcomb signed a measure legalizing low-THC cannabidiol oil, known as CBD oil, in Indiana.
That same afternoon, Mayor Lori Lightfootthat she was "not satisfied with the current state of equity in the cannabis industry."
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Where else are recreational sales legal?
In addition to Michigan and Illinois,have legalized the sale and use of recreational marijuana for adults: Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Oregon, Nevada, Vermont and Washington, along with the District of Columbia.
Efforts toand failed earlier this year.
How vaping deaths have chilled the industry
The legalization of recreational marijuana sales comes amid a national vaping epidemic that has caused— including 47 deaths — in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
On Nov. 22, Michiganof the sale of marijuana vapes and ordered that a portion of existing cannabis-infused vape cartridges get retested to ensure they don't contain an additive. that vitamin E acetate, an additive used in THC oil, may be linked to the illnesses.
One retailerthat vape sales make up 30% of his business, raising questions about how the mandate may affect Michigan's recreational market.
At leastand three in Illinois have died from a vaping-related injury.
In September, President Donald Trump announced that he would ban flavored vaping products other than menthol and tobacco but has yet to do so. Earlier this month, hewith industry and advocacy groups.
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78-year-old poet makes 1st purchase of legal recreational weed in Michigan .
People lined up at dispensaries in Michigan to buy recreational weed."It went swiftly. I got some weed over the counter," Sinclair told ABC News when reached by phone. "It's about time. I've been waiting for this for 50 years.