Canada Goes Legal in a Week but Where Can Canadians Buy Weed?

Recreational cannabis will become legal next week, but outlets to buy legal weed will be sparse in many areas of the country, according to a report from Bloomberg. On October 17, Canada will legalize the recreational use and sale of cannabis nationwide under Bill C-45, which was passed by Parliament this summer. Few retail stores

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Data Reveals US Citizens Frequently Stopped At Border For Cannabis

Security at the US-Mexico border has been a political talking point for years, but it’s become an increasingly divisive issue in the age of Trump. His contentious relationship with Mexico is frequently tied to the moment he announced his presidential bid back in 2015, when he infamously called Mexicans “rapists” and accused them of “bringing

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Want Cannabis to be Reclassified? Tell The Trump Administration

Anyone with an opinion on cannabis who wants to speak their mind may have a perfect opportunity to do so. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is seeking public comments on cannabis and cannabis-related policies. The request for feedback and comments comes as officials prepare to write an official statement for

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California’s Issuing More Temporary Licenses to Avoid Disruption in Supply Chain

Prior to adult-use legalization, California already had a robust, extensive and established cannabis market. This includes the state’s medical cannabis industry, of course, but also the illicit “black market” for which California is both infamous and legendary, depending on whom you ask. Proposition 64, the adult-use ballot measure California voters approved in 2016, didn’t just

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Denver’s Psilocybin Initiative Moves Forward to Signature Gathering Phase

An initiative that would legalize psilocybin mushrooms in Denver has received approval from city election officials to begin gathering signatures. Proponents of the measure hope to obtain enough signatures to qualify the measure for the May 2019 ballot. Kevin Matthews, the campaign manager for Denver for Psilocybin, said the action by the Denver Elections Division

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Washington State Cannabis Board Bans Most Weed-Infused Candy

Washington cannabis gummy purveyors and fans were dealt an unwelcome blow last week when the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board banned certain kinds of marijuana infused sweets including hard candies, fruit chews, lollipops, and all brightly colored candy products. Their reasoning was to save the kids. “We found that we have approved some products that

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The United Kingdom Will Have Medical Cannabis Within a Month

The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid is holding to the commitment he made in July to reclassify medical cannabis. Officials are expecting an announcement in a couple of weeks. But reports indicate the Home Secretary has already approved the reclassification that will permit the National Health Service (NHS) to prescribe cannabis treatments. And that

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Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Moves Forward in Pennsylvania

A bill that would decriminalize marijuana in Pennsylvania will move forward after receiving the approval of a key legislative committee on Tuesday. The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the measure, House Bill 928, by a margin of 14-9. The bill must be approved by the full House and the state Senate and be signed

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Latest Polls Show 62 Percent of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

When it comes to attitudes towards the legalization of marijuana, a recent study shows that support still wildly varies depending on one’s political party—but all groups, including senior citizens and Republicans, report the highest levels of pro-legalization sentiment than on past similar polling efforts. Results from a Pew Research Center study released on Monday suggests

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A New Fingerprint Drug Testing System Can Detect With 99 Percent Accuracy

A groundbreaking new fingerprint drug testing system can detect the presence of cannabis and other drugs with up to 99 percent accuracy, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Analytical Toxicology. The device, the Reader 1000 manufactured by U.K. firm Intelligent Fingerprinting, can detect four classes of commonly abused drugs in the trace

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