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NA-POT-LEGALIZING20 TORONTO, ON - APRIL 20 - 420 celebrations at Yonge Dundas square. Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada will introduce legislation in the spring of next year to begin the process of legalizing and regulating marijuana. April 20, 2016. Randy Risling/Toronto Star

OH, CANNABIS! Canada to Legalize Rec Weed by Mid-2018

It’s been more than a year since the hype surrounding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to introduce marijuana legislation that would legalize recreational cannabis for adults nationwide, however, unlike the current American political climate, Canada’s government seems to be making good on it’s promise. News

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Mar 27, 2017 | News

Woody Harrelson Reveals He Quit Smoking Weed

The world of cannabis aficionados lost an outspoken voice of support today. Well, in fact, the loss happened roughly a year ago. Actor and infamous stoner Woody Harrelson revealed in an interview today that he had quit smoking weed. Harrelson was the bong-hitting star of

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Mar 20, 2017 | Celebrity

Florida Unveils Disappointing Medical Cannabis Regulations

As if Florida medical marijuana supporters didn’t have to work hard enough to get medical cannabis in the hands of the patients who need it, lawmakers have begun a fresh battle against legalization. On Tuesday, Fort Myers Rep. Ray Rodrigues revealed the first official regulations

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Mar 8, 2017 | News

Can this Republican Congressman from Virginia Save Legal Weed?

When Senator Bernie Sanders in 2015 introduced his bill, which would remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act and allow each state to decide if adults may consume cannabis, the Vermont lawmaker failed to acquire a cosponsor, let alone get the measure passed. But

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Mar 2, 2017 | News

Can Marijuana Save us From Opioid Addiction? Some Say ‘Yes’

Public opinion is shifting from the cannabis-demonizing days of “Reefer Madness” to the sentiment of new poll data, which finds that 57 percent (nearly double since 2006) of Americans now favor the legal use of marijuana (Pew Research Center). Arcview Market Research reports the legal

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Feb 21, 2017 | Health

Trump Deletes Opposition to Marijuana Legalization from White House Website

It’s the usual practice for an incoming president to completely wipe and rebuild the White House website, but President Donald Trump’s job of it has raised some eyebrows in the marijuana advocacy community. The 45th President has removed the Office of National Drug Control Policy

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Feb 7, 2017 | News
The Business of Marijuana

Massive Grows Drive Down Cost of Legal Weed

Good news for recreational marijuana consumers: weed is getting cheaper. According to new industry analyses, 2016 saw a flood of growers getting their bud to market, significantly driving down the price of legal retail flower in the U.S. “Wholesale marijuana prices declined in 2016 from

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Jan 31, 2017 | News

Which States Will Legalize Cannabis in 2017?

November saw the passing of legalization of marijuana in California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine (recreational), and Montana, North Dakota, Florida and Arkansas (medical). So who’s next? Delaware – Legalization of recreational marijuana should be discussed by the state legislature in early 2017. Medical cannabis bill

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Jan 26, 2017 | News

Is the Lure of Legal Weed in Colorado Dead?

Although new data shows fewer tourists traveled to Colorado for the legal weed in the first half of 2016, those who did travel to the state, spent more. Industry analysts wonder if the novelty of legal weed has worn off. “Increased spending from a smaller

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Jan 25, 2017 | Travel

Oregon Company Announces Weed-Friendly Campsite

Oregon-based Grow Condos announced a new idea in the marijuana world this week: smoke weed while camping. OK, maybe the idea isn’t so new. But the Eagle Point, Ore. company, which scouts warehouse space for cannabis growers, is going a little further by planning a

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Jan 24, 2017 | News