Originally Published on 03/16/2017 by: Preston T.R. Olson @ River Street Marketing Website Archive
Where it’s legal.
There are 8/50 States where ‘Recreational Marijuana’ is legal; Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Weed is also legal in our nation’s capital city Washington D.C. We have 28 states with reform done to their marijuana laws. That is well over half of the country.
“Marijuana doesn’t have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes marijuana is the only thing that works…” Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Neurosurgeon and TV personality. Source: Why I Changed My Mind On Weed, CNN, August 2013
The Marijuana Industry is booming and every consumer is hoping it continues. Dispensaries, Collectives and, any business that has skin in the game wants to see marijuana become federally legalized and decriminalized.
There must be laws for Marijuana. You shouldn’t drive high and, marijuana should not be around government buildings, property or, landmarks. Marijuana should not be around children, schools, retirement homes and, wherever else the state prohibits marijuana at.
In a capitalist outlook, full legalization of medical and, recreational marijuana. Along with the industrialization of hemp as being a monetary gain to any states budget shortfall, tax allocation and, treasury. It makes more sense than a dazed and confused sequel.
I do believe it should be upon the people of the states to vote on legalization through ballot initiatives and, pro marijuana representation. A federal mandate is not needed just reform of federal outdated marijuana laws.
In return that would set a strong example for the remaining states. Erasing the undying truth that marijuana and, counterparts are frowned upon on a federal level.
Top 5 States For A Stoner.
*DESCRIPTIONS LISTED BELOW APPLY DIRECTLY TO PRIVATE POSSESSION MARIJUANA RIGHTS. WITH NO INTENTION TO TWIST ANY DEFINITION OF PUBLIC POSSESION LAWS. NO INTENTION TO ILLEGALY MARKET MARIJUANA OR, PROMOTE THE BLACK MARKET IN ANY STATE. *
#5. Nevada – In the fine State of Nevada private possession of up to 1 oz. of marijuana comes with being age 21 and up, joint papers and, no penalty. Up to 3.5 grams of concentrates or, hash also comes attached with a whopping non-penalty now.
Paraphernalia used by those 21 or, older comes with no penalty. Thinking about cultivating the sticky green plant?
Then you must apply for a grower’s license. Live 25 miles away from the nearest dispensary and, stay out of trouble.
Factor in Unemployment at 5.1%; Cities with a lot to do like Reno, and Carson. Don’t forget about all the fun happening in Las Vegas. If you can stand the desert heat, then this is no gamble for anybody to live here.
#4. Washington – Here in ‘Seahawk country’ you will have many perks. At age 21 or older, you can privately possess up to 1 oz. of that ‘Gas’ A.K.A. marijuana. Up to 7g of marijuana concentrate! Up to 16 oz. of a marijuana infused solid product.
The resistance is absolutely no cultivating and, no paraphernalia for you. A unique state bordering the Pacific Ocean and, our ally Canada.
Many attractions lye in Seattle, job opportunities all over and, affordable housing. Fueling Washington State to be among the greatest in innovation.
An unemployment rate at 5.1% trending down. Don’t let a lot of cloudy days and, rain stop the fun in a great state for anybody to live in.
#3. Colorado – ‘The Rocky Mountain’ State is a gem to live in whether you smoke or not. If you are age 21 and up, you may privately possess up to 1oz. of marijuana. Up to 1oz. of marijuana concentrate.
The best part of all is you may cultivate up to 6 cannabis plants, with no more than 3 being mature at the same time. There you go folks you can finally have that sticky green garden you always wanted!
If you don’t mind 3 or 4 months of winter. I highly recommend living in Colorado for the dynamic job outlook this state has.
If you have never tried snowboarding this could be a great chance to try, just don’t do it stoned. The ‘Wild west’ feeling in most of the towns could never be more real.
Denver Broncos, Denver Nuggets, and the Colorado Rockies all are great attractions. The beautiful sights of the Rocky Mountains will have you star struck. Colorado is truly a piece of prime real estate for anybody to live in.
#2. California – Hollywood, the ‘Tech’ capital of the country, the Pacific Ocean and, recreational marijuana. Wow! What a good combination of goodness all wrapped in one.
If your age 21 and up, private possession up to 1 oz. of marijuana has been granted. Up to 8 grams of concentrate or hash.
Cultivation has been granted to adult Californians with up to 6 plants at no penalty. No paraphernalia at all, vehicles and, other property may be seized for controlled substance violations.
A great life in the ‘The Golden State’ awaits anybody. Endless opportunities and, the beautiful country of Mexico on the southern tip of California.
Everything makes for a great tequila sunrise. Bold 74 degree days year-round await on the scene here in California for anybody to live in.
#1. Oregon – Finally first place in my humble opinion goes to Oregon. The Oregon trail is officially lit again!
Private possession up to 8 oz. of marijuana for adults age 21 and up. No penalty for concentrates and, hash up to 16 oz. of solid infused at home. Up to 72 oz. of liquid infused at home. 1 oz. or less of extract at home.
No darn paraphernalia, civil asset forfeiture does apply! Cultivation of up to 4 plants homegrown is acceptable and comes with no penalty.
This won’t be a ‘Portlandia’ experience for you, even though that show is great. It is a great rural state that is in what I call the perfect spot. Not too far from California, not too far from Washington State, and a midpoint between the border of Canada and Mexico.
Plenty to do here for recreational activities. From surfing to, great Universities (like the other 4 states I listed), great restaurants, cool cities like Portland, Eugene and, Salem, lastly a real positive economic outlook.
A great place to build yourself up financially, here in the great ‘marijuana friendly’ State of Oregon.
- Written by:
Preston T.R. Olson
River Street Marketing
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