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There are many reasons why legalization happened -- better health services, more fair laws, more tax revenue, job growth and more. But one MAJOR reason was to end a thriving black market.   So you'd expect that following the day...
A new hotel seems to have opened up for the discerning cannabis traveller, right in the heart of Toronto. Just don’t expect Grateful Dead posters and shag carpet — all in all, this accommodation is surprisingly, well average. Billing itself as the “the...
Members of the UK Parliament shouted down a proposed bill to legalize, regulate and tax adult-use cannabis. Liberal Democratic Member of Parliament and former health minister Norman Lamb introduced the bill under the House of Commons’ Ten Minute Rule....
After a long and tiresome journey, the New Zealand Government finally passed its medicinal cannabis bill yesterday. Over time, the legislation will give patients who suffer chronic pain from terminal illnesses access to quality medicinal cannabis products. But as we...
City staff are recommending that cannabis retail stores be allowed in Guelph — but Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and at least one school board says the city should wait. In a report to be presented at Dec. 17’s meeting of council, staff are...
A cannabis testing lab in Sacramento has lost its license to operate after management admitted the facility had falsified test results during an inspection by state regulators. Sequoia Analytical Labs has admitted that its lab director had been falsifying results for 22 of...
Beleave Kannabis Corp. wants to grow more than just weed. The Ontario marijuana company aims to build an empire of plant scientists, regulatory experts and security personnel in a nascent industry with exploding demand. But there’s a shortage of experienced...
Canada’s nationwide legalization of cannabis was supposed to drive out the unlicensed, unregulated retail market. But in Ontario, cannabis consumers are increasingly turning away from the province’s legal suppliers and returning, some of them quite happily, to their underground...
I was shocked and disappointed to read that Canada was the second worst country amongst wealthy nations when it comes to impaired-driving related deaths. This is likely why the federal government is rolling out new legislation this month to crack...
In a groundbreaking move, an Ontario cannabis producer intends to plant a legal crop of open-air pot for the first time in Canada this spring. Toronto-based 48North Cannabis Corp. announced this week that it is seeking Health Canada’s permission to...