The Grand Canyon State has legalized recreational cannabis through Proposition 207— also known as the Smart and Safe Act—which passed with 60% of the vote.
The victory is all the sweeter in light of Arizona’s failed attempt to legalize a similar bill in 2016.
Here’s what happens next.
Is recreational cannabis legal right now?
No, not quite yet.
The exact date that possessing cannabis is legal in Arizona remains unclear. While residents will indisputably be in the clear once the licensed retail program is active, getting busted before then is not entirely out of the question.
Our advice: if you want to play it safe, get yourself a medical card and sleep easy.
When can I buy it…
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