ˌre-sə-ˈprä-s(ə-)tē | Noun

The mutual exchange of privileges between individuals, businesses, states, and nations. In the world of cannabis, laws of reciprocity refer to one state or nation recognizing written recommendations for medical cannabis from another. For example, a law passed in 2014 in Nevada allows for the state to recognize medical marijuana recommendations issued in other states, thereby enabling its tourist-driven economy.