Congratulations Montana!

After a contentious campaign rife with rancor, Montana voters have legalized recreational cannabis via Initiative 190. Montanans also passed I-190’s necessary companion, Constitutional Initiative 118, which amends the state constitution to set the legal age of cannabis consumption at 21. Both measures gained favor with roughly 60% of voters.

Here’s what happens next.

No, not quite yet—but very soon. 

New Year’s Day.

Montana residents will be allowed to possess, use, and grow marijuana on January 1, 2021.

More specifically: Montana adults will be legally able to celebrate the new year by lighting up a legal joint, spliff, vape, or…

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