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.
Is marijuana legal for adults right now?
No, not quite yet—but very soon.
When is it legal to possess weed?
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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