Part 2 of our series takes us from Louisiana to North Dakota (Here is Part 1 if you missed it!). We’ve compiled the latest information on each state to give you the most comprehensive state-by-state listing on the Internet. Keep in mind that this information is ever changing and this list will be updated as new information becomes available. In addition, each state has its own idea as to how to regulate, enforce and tax Cannabis legislation so we encourage you to find out more about your state. The only way to stay ahead of the green rush is to stay informed.
Louisiana – Louisiana House of Representatives recently approved a Medical Cannabis Legalization bill 70-29. Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to sign the bill. If he does it would make Louisiana the first state in the southeast with a legal medical dispensary system. Recreationally Cannabis remains illegal. However, Gov. Jindal is expected to sign another bill shortly that will decriminalize Cannabis, instituting a fine rather than jail time. Louisiana has the highest rate of incarceration in the US so this would certainly lift some weight off their justice system.
Maine – Medically Legal with Restrictions – Expected to be recreationally approved by 2018….