The Day After Marijuana Legalization

The Day After Marijuana Legalization

Nov 10, 2016

Client Alert

Brownstein Client Alert, November 10, 2016

The voters have spoken, and, agree or not, marijuana-permissive laws have passed in the following states:

Recreational
California – passed by a vote of 56-44 percent (Prop 64)
Massachusetts – passed by a vote of 54-46 percent (Question 4)
Nevada – passed by a vote of 54-46 percent (Question 2)
Maine - likely to pass - currently at 50.2-49.8 percent with 98 percent reporting (Question 1)

Medical
Arkansas – passed by a vote of 53.2-46.8 percent (Issue 6)
Florida – passed by a vote of 71-29 percent (Amendment 2)
Montana – passed by a vote of 56.9-43.0 percent (Ballot Issue 24)
North Dakota – passed by a vote of 63.7-36.3 percent (Measure 5)

The only marijuana-permissive measure to fail that was before voters last night was in Arizona.

If you’re an employer doing business in one of the states with new marijuana-permissive laws, you should start thinking about your company’s compliance strategy.

Click on PDF above to read about tips on compliance strategy.

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