Recreational marijuana use is legal in both Colorado and Washington, and now 23 states have passed legislation for some form of medical use. Despite the rapid changes taking place state-by-state, there is still no clear path on how marijuana laws will change at the federal level. This still leaves 27 states time to pass either recreational use or medicinal marijuana laws. Even though the majority of Americans approve medical marijuana use, critics remain opposed, making it more difficult for some states to pass legislation. Which states will be next to legalize?
Our marijuana attorneys in Los Angeles are dedicated to staying abreast of legalization trends and laws in California and nationwide. Representing users, collectives, and dispensaries throughout Orange County and Southern California, our attorneys are tapped into the policy and legislative changes that impact the rights of our clients. In addition to remaining abreast of legal changes within the state, we are also committed to advocacy for legalization nationwide. What is next for marijuana law? Here are some upcoming legislative possibilities this year and beyond: