Arizonans Can Now Use Recreational Pot But Can’t Buy It Legally Yet
When Gov. Doug Ducey certified elections results Monday, parts of Proposition 207 — the voter-approved initiative that legalized recreational marijuana — went into effect. There’s somewhat of a Catch-22, though.
“Consumers right now can’t actually purchase marijuana legally. While you can possess it, you’re in this kind of gray area where you can’t acquire it, but you can possess it,” said Steve White, CEO of Harvest Health and Recreation, a medical marijuana company headquartered in Arizona.
He says the Arizona Department of Health Services still has a lot of work ahead to get an application process going for licenses to sell recreational cannabis. The advantage Arizona has, however, is that it’s using the infrastructure already in place with medical dispensaries.
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