Trulieve Cannabis (OTC:TCNNF) – Cannabis arrests plunge in New Jersey, DC Weed donation inspections suspended, Maryland legalization push

New Jersey Sees Substantial Drop in Short-Term Marijuana Trafficking Arrests After Legalizing Recreational Use

Recreational marijuana sales went into effect in New Jersey in April 2021. More than a year later, marijuana arrests for selling small amounts dropped significantly – from 2,117 to 34 – reported Politico, citing Data obtained from the state judiciary.

The same data revealed that the number of arrests for possession between one ounce and five pounds – which is more than allowed by state law – fell to 556 from 1,492.

people caught selling less than one ounce of marijuana receive a written warning, while those who repeat could face a fourth degree felony.

DC postpones cannabis gift store inspections

Washington DC officials will stop inspecting cannabis stores in the city this week, reported the DCist.

The inspections, announced last month, concerned a Joint Cannabis Task Force of the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration which had intended begin inspections after a 30-day grace period.

Even though recreational marijuana use has been legal in the state since 2014, the sale of cannabis is still technically illegal due to a congressional ban, which has led companies to practice weed “gifting”. in exchange for purchasing an overpriced item or service.

Launch of the campaign to legalize marijuana in Maryland

Trulieve Cannabis Corp. TCNNF TRUE, supports a campaign to legalize adult cannabis use in Maryland, which spear Thursday, the Washington Post reported.

The measure, which will pass in front of voters in the November ballot, look for allow adults to legally possess up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis. The growing two marijuana plants would also be legal as of July 1, 2023. However, selling cannabis would be considered a crime.

“Legalizing cannabis would boost Maryland’s economy and create tens of thousands of well-paying jobs while allowing Maryland residents to benefit from vital government-funded investments in education, public health and public safety. cannabis taxes,” said Eugene Monroechairman of the initiative and former offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens.

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