New Zealanders Finally Vote On Recreational Cannabis Legalization

This article was originally published on Cannabis & Tech Today, and appears here with permission.

As it stands right now there are only two countries on earth that have passed an adult-use cannabis legalization measure.

The first to ever do it was Uruguay in 2013.

Uruguay’s legalization model is somewhat limited in that only residents can legally purchase adult-use cannabis.

Canada became the first G-7 nation to legalize cannabis for adult-use when it passed a nationwide legalization measure in 2018. 

The legalization model in Canada is such that any legally aged adult from anywhere on the planet can come to Canada and make a legal adult-use cannabis purchase.

Other countries like Mexico, Italy, and South Africa have seen court decisions rendered that call for an end to cannabis prohibition, however, implementation of those court decisions has yet to occur.

New Zealand could potentially become the third nation to …

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