State by State Guide

See below to get state-specific Cannabis accounting expertise

Illinois:

  • Current Act: ACT 130 – The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act
  • Medical Website Link: https://cannabis.illinois.gov
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer (CROO)
  • Date of Adult Use: 1/1/2020
  • Act/Bill Rec: The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act provides for the controlled legalization of adult use cannabis in Illinois beginning January 1, 2020.
  • Adult Use Website Link: https://cannabis.illinois.gov
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer (CROO)

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Massachusetts

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

Montana

  • Date of Medical: 11/2/2004
  • Current Act: Initiative 148
  • Medical Website Link: https://mtrevenue.gov/cannabis/
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Control Division (CCD)
  • Date of Adult Use: 11/3/2020
  • Act/Bill Rec: Montana Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MMRT)
  • Adult Use Website Link: https://mtrevenue.gov/cannabis/

New Jersey

  • Date of Medical: 1/18/2010
  • Current Act: Senate Bill 119
  • Medical Website Link: https://www.nj.gov/cannabis/
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC)
  • Date of Adult Use: 11/3/2020
  • Act/Bill Rec: New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Amendment
  • Adult Use Website Link: https://www.nj.gov/cannabis/
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC)

New Mexico

New York

  • Date of Medical: 7/5/2013
  • Current Act: Compassionate Care Act (CCA) repealed to the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA)
  • Medical Website Link: https://cannabis.ny.gov/medical-cannabis
  • Licensure Oversight: Office of Cannabis Management Governed by the Cannabis Control Board
  • Date of Adult Use: 3/2021
  • Act/Bill Rec: Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA)
  • Adult Use Website Link: https://cannabis.ny.gov/adult-use
  • Licensure Oversight: Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) Governed by the Cannabis Control Board

Oklahoma

  • Date of Medical: 6/26/2018
  • Current Act: Ballot Question 788
  • Medical Website Link: https://oklahoma.gov/omma.html
  • Licensure Oversight: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA)

Rhode Island

  • Date of Medical: 2005 Vote
  • Current Act: Medical Marijuana Act
  • Medical Website Link: https://health.ri.gov/healthcare/medicalmarijuana/
  • Licensure Oversight: The Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana Program
  • Date of Adult Use: 5/5/2022
  • Act/Bill Rec: The Rhode Island Cannabis Act was signed into law, making Rhode Island the 19th state in the country to legalize the possession, home-growing and sale of small amounts of marijuana for recreational purposes.

Vermont

  • Date of Medical: 5/19/2004 – 2011 sales started
  • Current Act: Senate Bill 76
  • Medical Website Link: http://ccb.vermont.gov/medical
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Control Board
  • Date of Adult Use: Stores 2022
  • Adult Use Website Link: http://ccb.vermont.gov
  • Licensure Oversight: Cannabis Control Board