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Liberals Introduce Bill to Provide No-Cost Pardons for Simple Possession

OTTAWA – Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the government will soon bring in legislation to provide pardons for anyone convicted of pot possession before legalization last year. Goodale said on Twitter he is going...

The Roll-Up #72: No CBD Burger for Me, Please

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 72: No CBD Burger for Me, Please This week: This week we discuss...

Cannabis Stocks Look Set to Flourish Thanks to Trump’s 2018 Farm Bill

A non-psychoactive cannabis compound more commonly known as CBD is “poised to flourish” thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, signed into law by President Donald Trump. That’s according to analysts at Canaccord Genuity who have...

The Plant-Based Restaurant That Creates Food Infused With Cannabis

The cannabis industry is booming, though where it’s headed is not really known as yet, but there’s plenty of excitement around the market lately. We have seen breweries introducing cannabis infused beverages, restaurants and chefs...

Weed in Your Suitcase? Canada Considering a Fine, Not a Felony

OTTAWA — Travellers caught sneaking small amounts of cannabis into Canada could soon be forced to pay fines. Although stiff criminal penalties will remain options on the books, the federal border agency is developing administrative...

Re-Inventing the “Pothead” (Who Uses Cannabis These Days, Anyway?)

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Short answer: nearly everyone, with more converts everyday. Cannabis, now “legal” in many jurisdictions, is becoming an accepted therapeutic and recreational alternative. Senior citizens now represent the fastest growing demographic of cannabis...

A Guide to the Cannabis Supply Chain

The recent growth of the cannabis industry attracts hundreds of new business entrants a year, from brands and retailers to ancillary and technology companies. As one of the early technology companies to receive investment...

4/21 Organizers Want to Reclaim Cannabis From Corporations

On 4/20, cannabis consumers across the United States will light one up in celebration of cannabis culture. In 10 states and counting, that celebration is perfectly legal—and increasingly mainstream. But as the annual ritual...

Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages

It’s already happened in New York and California. Now Washington state has announced a ban on hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products as the FDA weighs how to regulate the popular cannabinoid. The regulations...

Man Grew Cannabis Plants to Help Ease Wife’s Agonising Pain From Serious Injuries

David Pinder, 60, admitted producing cannabis but said it was used as a painkiller for his wife. A man grew cannabis plants to help his suffering wife with agonising pain from serious back and neck...
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