Since the federal government is still seeing cannabis as illegal, the states have had to come up with their own systems for regulating a market that is clearly growing. Some states are more open to the concept of medical cannabis, and others have completely legalized for recreational use. Here we break down the top ten states where accessing quality bud is simple and easy.
According to Americans for Safe Access, this state is particularly underrated in its acceptance of cannabis. The medical cannabis industry is easy to navigate and most say that the quality of products is also fairly high.
Although a highly regulated medical marijuana state, the quality and quantity of bud is very high. And after a rough night out on the town, what better hangover cure is the classic wake and bake?
8. Rhode Island
For nearly a decade, Rhode Island has decriminalized marijuana possession and has been operating a medical marijuana program for patients in need.
Although the number of dispensaries in the sunny state is small, this state has lots to look forward too. Arizona’s medical marijuana laws ensure that their patients rights and freedoms are protected.
Most people don’t associate Maine with a substantial cannabis community, but the state has implemented a highly effective medical marijuana system and they have also created safeguards against people getting penalized for using.
Although California’s recreational marijuana system has yet to be initiated, a 2016 referendum could change that. Although in the meantime, applying for a medical marijuana in this state is so easy that most people apply and get accepted within an hour. This state also has a huge amount of dispensaries, so finding bud will never be a problem.
The most recently legalized state is the gloriously beautiful Alaska. Imagine taking a pacific cruise up to Alaska, and after enjoying the beautiful scenery, you make a quick stop and pick up some bud for the cruise back down south. That’s what I call a vacation.
It’s plain and simple, Oregon is one of the best places in the world for cannabis. Dispensaries outnumber McDonalds and the cannabis cup in Portland is one of the most enjoyable festivals for marijuana enthusiasts.
Having legal cannabis since 2012, this state has had the benefit of a headstart. Their system is surprisingly functional and they also supply their customers some of the cheapest cannabis according to Forbes.
This should not be a surprise to anyone. The Canna-tourism influx that colorado has invented has transformed the state into one of the most admired cannabis states. Some Americans are even packing up and moving their families to Colorado to enjoy the progressive lifestyle.
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