Featured Cannabis News Articles

Friday, 15/02/19
Is the medical marijuana market dying? Some people have argued that when recreational cannabis is legalized it will effectively push out the medical market, writes Calvin Hughes. Patients will forgo the hassle of getting a registered medical marijuana card and will instead frequent the local shops that require nothing more than a standard... + continue reading
Friday, 15/02/19
Would-be cannabis shop owners in Ontario have just a few weeks left to pass through intense regulatory hoops if they hope to be selling marijuana by April. Most likely some of them will be unable to open in time to meet the government deadline, industry insiders say. With just a month and a half to go, only eight proposed shops across the... + continue reading
Friday, 15/02/19
According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study, published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse used the results of an anonymous survey given to more than 800,000 high school students across 45 states to... + continue reading
Friday, 15/02/19
The first bulk batch of medical cannabis imported into the U.K. since it was legalized for prescription last year has arrived from the Netherlands. The shipment, exported by the Office of Medical Cannabis, will be sent directly to pharmacies to provide to patients under prescription for treating conditions including chronic pain and multiple... + continue reading
Friday, 15/02/19
A new bill proposed in Raleigh would make it legal to legally possess up to three ounces of cannabis for personal use. State senator Paul Lowe, a Democrat from Forsyth County, proposed SB 58, which would decriminalize low level drug possession. It would also allow for some past offenders to have North Carolina drug violations expunged from... + continue reading
Friday, 15/02/19
Tucked into the Cannabis Act—the federal legalization that allows for the legal sale of recreational cannabis in Canada—one will find the rules governing how to operate a micro-cultivation facility. Like the large licenced producers (LPs), there are licensing fees and security requirements; unlike those LPs, micro-cultivators are subject to a... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Friday, 15/02/19
Is the medical marijuana market dying? Some people have argued that when recreational cannabis is legalized it will effectively push out the medical market, writes Calvin Hughes. Patients will... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Friday, 15/02/19
The Province of Nova Scotia has reported seeing slower than expected online cannabis sales and as such plans to add more retail stores. Finance Minister Karen Casey said that the province has... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

Colorado is the first state to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. + continue reading

Cannabis Business

Friday, 15/02/19
Canopy Growth Corp. says it generated $97.7 million of revenue in the three months ended Dec. 31, including its first sales of non-medical cannabis products, up from $21.7 million in the previous... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Friday, 15/02/19
Independent testing reveals that many commercially marketed CBD-infused products contain lower percentages of cannabidiol than are advertised on the products’ label, according to an ... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Friday, 15/02/19
When California voters legalized marijuana, they were promised that part of the tax revenue from pot sales and cultivation would be devoted to programs to teach youth how to avoid substance abuse... + continue reading