Is Weed Delivery Legal?

Lets explore which states are leading the charge in offering cannabis delivery, diving into the laws, the process, and how this service is changing the cannabis landscape.

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In a world where convenience is key, the way we access our favorite products has transformed remarkably. Gone are the days of limited options, replaced by a digital age where almost anything we desire can be delivered right to our doorstep. Among these evolving conveniences is the delivery of cannabis, a service that has rapidly gained popularity in recent years.

As state & local laws and perceptions around cannabis continue to shift, many states have embraced this trend, offering residents the luxury of having their preferred strains, edibles, and other cannabis products delivered safely and discreetly to their homes.

  • Arizona: Medical marijuana delivery is permitted. Recreational marijuana is legal.
  • California: Delivery is legalized, supported by several hundred licensed services
  • Colorado: Delivery is legalized at a local authorization level. [ Aurora, Boulder, Denver, Greenwood Village, Longmont, Lakewood, Thornton and Northglenn]
  • Connecticut: Retailers, hybrid retailers, micro-cultivators and dispensary facilities can use their own employees to deliver cannabis, and delivery licenses have also been created that permit a standalone delivery company to conduct deliveries from a retail location to a consumer. 
  • Maine: Delivery is legalized.
  • Missouri: Medical and recreational marijuana delivery in Missouri is legal and convenient for patients.
  • Massachusetts: Delivery is legalized. Currently, both types of recreational delivery licenses are limited to social equity applicants only until 2024.
  • Michigan: Both medical and recreational marijuana may be delivered in Michigan by marijuana sales locations to customers’ physical residence or an adult-use designated consumption establishment.
  • Nevada: Sales facilities can deliver to medical patients, caregivers, and adult-use consumers. Delivery can be done by the sales facility or an authorized third-party delivery licensee.
  • New Jersey: Both medical and recreational marijuana can be delivered, either from the dispensary itself or through a third-party delivery licensee
  • New Mexico: Medical and recreational cannabis delivery have both been approved through the state.
  • New York: New York allows medical and recreational marijuana delivery to patients and caregivers. 
  • Oregon: Medical and recreational marijuana delivery are both permitted.
  • Rhode Island: Medical and recreational marijuana delivery is permitted in Rhode Island.
  • Utah: Medical marijuana delivery is permitted.
  • Vermont: Online ordering and in-store pickup is permitted, but not delivery of any kind.

For those of us who remember a time when the idea of legal cannabis, let alone home delivery, seemed like a distant dream, the reality we live in now feels almost surreal. It’s a testament to how far society has come in recognizing the benefits and normalizing the use of cannabis, both medicinally and recreational.

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Whether you’re a busy professional seeking convenience, a patient in need of your medication, or simply someone who values privacy, the emergence of cannabis delivery services has opened up a new world of possibilities.

Medical marijuana is now legal in 40 US states

Medical use of marijuana is now legal in 40 states plus Washington D.C. for medical purposes: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia.

Kentucky was added to the list of legal medical cannabis states in 2023.

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