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How Cannabis Was Criminalized

And why legalizing pot is about more than making history A wave of anticipation and excitement swept the nation when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the recreational use of marijuana would be legalized. Who knew that a simple, annual, herbaceous plant would evoke such strong reactions? With legalization on Oct. 17th, 2018, Canada made […]

The 4 Most Anti-Marijuana States

Although it wasn’t the green sweep that cannabis enthusiasts were hoping for, the recently passed midterm elections turned in a second-best case scenario for the marijuana legalization movement in the United States. Entering Election Night, there were 30 states that had passed broad-based medical cannabis laws, nine of which also allowed adults to use recreational cannabis. Of […]

What Stands Between You And Pot Growing

You can grow your own legal marijuana plants — so long as you can grow them from seeds that you bought legally. And just at the moment, there aren’t any, so you can’t. Provincial cannabis monopolies would like to sell seeds, but licensed producers aren’t selling seeds to them. Eventually, once seeds and young plants become legally available, it […]

Marijuana Support Grows: Two Out Of Three Americans Back Legalization

Two-thirds of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, the highest percentage ever in Gallup’s ongoing decades-long series of national polls on the topic. The new survey released on Monday shows that U.S. adults back ending cannabis prohibition by a supermajority margin of 66 percent to 32 percent. That’s more than a two-to-one ratio. It is the third year in […]

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here’s How It’s Going So Far

Canadian adults may now own 30 grams or grow 4 plants. As of now, marijuana is legal for adults to own and use recreationally throughout Canada. Other than Uraguay, it’s the first nation to make recreational cannabis use legal. Here’s what Canadian legalization looks like so far. A national celebration. In Toronto, a huge crowd […]

5 things About International Travel When Cannabis Becomes Legal

Marijuana is legal in some American states and will be legalized in Canada on Oct. 17. But with cannabis still illegal under U.S. federal law, what will happen at the border when Canadians admit to smoking it? (The Associated Press) The signs posted on the Canadian side of Ontario’s Thousand Islands crossing into the United States couldn’t be […]

Canadian Universities’ Policies On Legal Cannabis

Many universities across the country are banning any use of cannabis on campus, a move advocates say is too restrictive with marijuana legalization just around the corner. Some campuses, including the University of British Columbia and a campus of the University of Alberta, are allowing smoking and vaping of cannabis in designated areas once consumption […]

Cannabis Will Be Allowed In Your Car in Canada

When cannabis becomes legal next week, motorists will have to be careful about where they store the drug while driving. While the rules vary slightly among the provinces and territories, for the most part, the cannabis must remain sealed in its original packaging and out of reach of anyone in the vehicle. These regulations echo […]

All the Places in Canada You Can Get Legal Cannabis on Weed Day

After Oct. 17 – You can still buy medical marijuana on MJN Express. A province-by-province breakdown of government-approved stores opening on October 17. You’re welcome. Cannabis is going to be legalized in across Canada next Wednesday, October 17, but that doesn’t mean everyone is going to be able to buy and consume legal weed then. […]

Walmart Might Sell Cannabis Products in Canada

Walmart Inc.’s Canadian arm has been investigating the possibility of selling cannabis-based products but doesn’t intend to get into the much-hyped business yet. “As we would for any new industry, Walmart Canada has done some preliminary fact-finding on this issue, but we do not have plans to carry CBD products at this time,” spokeswoman Diane Medeiros […]