The 2018 election is next week, which means it’s time for the fourth and final installment of my series on the best and worst members of Congress on marijuana policy. After writing about the best U.S. House members, worst U.S. House members, and best U.S. Senators, it’s not time to focus on the five worst U.S. Senators. Once again, my...
Mexico’s Supreme Court deemed the country’s marijuana prohibition law unconstitutional. Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday deemed the country’s marijuana prohibition law unconstitutional, bringing America’s neighbor one step closer to marijuana legalization. It was not the first time the court made such a ruling, but it was the fifth time — a crucial threshold in Mexico. Under the country’s legal system, once...
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 The Roll-Up #58: Did Mexico Just Legalize Weed? This week: Mexico’s Supreme Court rules that cannabis prohibition is unconstitutional. So does that mean you can hit a blunt on the beach in Cancun? We discuss. Also, Ben updates the...
In this series, Leafly explores what makes each family of strains unique based on their terpene profiles. A strain “family” refers to a line of hybrids branching from one genetic matriarch that expresses unique and desirable characteristics that breeders seek to build upon. This introductory primer will help you learn a little more about cannabis breeding and strain variability. In...
The build up to the legalization of bud in Canada has been dominated by headlines surrounding mass scale growers and the multi-million dollar deals that have been completed in order to meet the country’s cannabis demands. But in amongst the big money investments, the ever-expanding greenhouse space, and the rush to become the recognized brand in the legal market, what...
Mexico took a huge step forward on cannabis this week when the nation’s Supreme Court issued two rulings that effectively ended the country’s ban on recreational cannabis use. The change leaves Mexico in a strange spot. Prohibition is technically over, yet nothing has replaced it. Lawmakers are expected to update the nation’s drug laws in coming months as a result...
‘It’s frustrating because these families have tried everything available to them but their doctors still wont prescribe medical cannabis,’ says Hannah Deacon Only a minority of patients who stand to benefit from potentially life-changing medicinal cannabis prescriptions will be able to access it after laws change on 1 November, experts have warned. Despite the potential to help thousands with conditions like...