Featured Cannabis News Articles

Thursday, 16/08/18
Back in April, Acreage Holdings made headlines after announcing that former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, a long-time opponent of marijuana, had joined its board of directors. Then came William Weld, the former governor of Massachusetts. Four months later, the cannabis company is again in the spotlight, having completed what is believed to... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/08/18
Go to any weed store in Washington these days, and you're likely to leave a happy customer. Strains of seemingly all kinds stock the shelves. A gram sells for less than $10. Yet for those in the cannabis industry, the endless selection and continually dropping prices are emblematic of a serious problem. "There's too much weed," says... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/08/18
On Wednesday, members of law enforcement agencies from across Oklahoma voiced their concerns to lawmakers about medical marijuana. "We think our DUIs will double because of this," Kay County District Attorney Brian Hermanson said. From police officers to district attorneys, law enforcement officials had plenty to say now that medical... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/08/18
The Ontario Progressive Conservative government’s cannabis sales scheme has bought time for the City of Ottawa to develop a local policy, but the municipal government still needs to move fast so the next city council can make a decision shortly after taking office in December. While the PCs are giving municipalities the choice of not having any... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/08/18
Changes to impaired-driving laws in preparation for cannabis legalization are not only proving flawed but are threatening the charter rights of all drivers on the road, even those who have never consumed pot. Since amendments to Bill C-46 passed in June—adding more cannabis-specific laws to the Impaired Driving Act—Canadian drivers have mainly... + continue reading
Thursday, 16/08/18
Anticipating that New Jersey soon will allow anyone 21 and older to buy and use marijuana, a number of North Jersey towns are responding with a message of their own: Count us out. Gov. Phil Murphy championed legal marijuana as a candidate last year. As governor, he has expanded access to medical marijuana, but bills to allow non-medical... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Thursday, 16/08/18
A New Jersey business does not have to waive its requirement for mandatory drug testing for a worker who uses medical marijuana, a federal court has ruled. Daniel Cotto Jr. of Bridgeton had sued... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Thursday, 16/08/18
WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (OTC:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE) (“WeedMD”) and Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE:VIDA) (OTC.PHVAF) ("Phivida") are pleased to announce the signing of a final definitive joint venture agreement... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

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

CannaBusiness

Thursday, 16/08/18
No, they’re not open yet. But more than a half-dozen locations are inching closer toward becoming the first dispensaries in Massachusetts where people can legally buy marijuana for recreational... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Tuesday, 14/08/18
Cannabis vape pens can be found in several dispensaries across Vancouver. But after October 17, cannabis concentrates and vape pens will not be allowed. Vape pens allow cannabis users to... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Thursday, 16/08/18
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board penalized Alaska Hempfest for allowing public consumption at its June festival in Wasilla. The board voted Wednesday to fine Hempfest director Niki Raapana, of... + continue reading