Montana grew to become the 14th state to legalize recreational marijuana, becoming a member of New Jersey and Arizona on Tuesday in approving recreational hashish in the course of the 2020 election.
The Washington Post known as the election with 58% of voters in favor of Initiative 190 and 60% of precincts reporting.
Initiative 190 creates a recreational marijuana market in a state that already has a medical marijuana program anticipated to draw $60 million-$75 million in gross sales this yr.
A University of Montana examine projected the adult-use initiative would generate gross sales of $217 million within the first yr and $234 million in 2024.
- Smokable flower will likely be permitted.
- A seed-to-sale monitoring system will likely be carried out.
- Montana residency will likely be required for licensees.
- Marijuana operations may have to be no less than 500 toes from church buildings and faculties.
Additionally, native governments trying to ban hashish companies would have to get settlement from voters below I-190, a departure from the present MMJ program.