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Here Are The States That Will Possibly Legalize Marijuana In 2016

Here Are The States That Will Possibly Legalize Marijuana In 2016

The legalization of marijuana became a very relevant and important topic for society in 2015. Recreational marijuana was surprisingly legalized by four states and the District of Columbia.

In addition, many states actually decriminalized it as well as many other states decided to approve medical marijuana to help those who need it. That’s just exactly what is needed. Marijuana is such a good asset to the healthcare platforms simply because it is a natural healing medication that anybody can take in order to cure illnesses.

In addition, many states actually decriminalized it as well as many other states decided to approve medical marijuana to help those who need it. That’s just exactly what is needed. Marijuana is such a good asset to the healthcare platforms simply because it is a natural healing medication that anybody can take in order to cure illnesses.

Regardless of any controversial issues, 2016 will most likely be another significant year for the legalization of marijuana in many other states. According to Leafly, below is a list of states that are most likely to legalize recreational marijuana.

NEVADA

Nevada was actually the first state to qualify for the 2016 ballot. There an exaggerated amount of signatures that helped make this possible. Apparently there were 60,000 more signatures than needed. With needs to say, Nevada is on the correct path to make marijuana legal.

CALIFORNIA

As most of us know, California has legalized medical marijuana. In fact, it is encouraged when visiting therapy or even clinical doctors. According to Los Angeles Times, Jerry Brown has signed three new ways which help to set up the process for legalizing marijuana.

MAINE

Maine is well known for its medical marijuana program, and with this being noted, it is slowly but surely preparing itself for full-on legalization. According to Huffington Post, major parts of Maine have already legalized marijuana.

ARIZONA

In 2010, Arizona made it possible to legalize marijuana and is continuously aiming to legalize recreational marijuana. Azcentral records that the intentions are that it is legalized by the summer of 2016.

 CONNECTICUT

Medical marijuana came to be in 2012 in Connecticut, and it’s been a slow build towards full legalization. Local police see it coming too and are getting ready for the law to pass, saying that medical marijuana has caused no problems so far, the Connecticut Post reported.

MICHIGAN

In 2008, Michigan legalized medical marijuana. However, despite it being legalized, According to International Business Times, many inhabitants are petitioning so that the state fully legalizes marijuana next year.

OHIO

According to Cleaveland.com, Ohio is having some complications with legalization due to a lack of funding. There is a lot of controversy that is occuring with regards to its legalization. For instance, 53% of voters support legalization while 44% oppose it.

VERMONT

According to Leafly, Gov. Peter Schulman said that he has been tracking Colorado’s success with legal marijuana. He has even planned and meetings to discuss the logistics of legalization. This further hints and indicates that legalization is on its way.

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