Every cannabis user has a stoner bucket list of people they’d like to burn one with before death. For some, it’s legendary stoners like Willie Nelson or Snoop Dogg. For others, it’s legendary public figures like Barack Obama or Kermit the Frog. For me, it’s the legendary family member that is my grandma. And guess what? IT FINALLY HAPPENED. Spark one...
The U.S.’s 50 state governors just got their annual report cards from a leading national marijuana legalization organization, and—for the first time—over half of them got passing grades. The new scorecard, released on Wednesday by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), comes at a time when a growing number of governors are focusing on ending cannabis...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled details of his cannabis legalization plan on Tuesday afternoon in his State of the State speech, as well as in the details of his fiscal year 2020 budget. Cuomo’s plan would be the first in the nation to regulate medical marijuana, adult-use cannabis, hemp, and hemp-derived products such as CBD under one state...
A Health Canada-approved Whistler medical cannabis producer will donate the oil extracts to be taken by cancer patients in nine cities across Canada. B.C. Cancer will lead a first-ever, national clinical trial that aims to answer whether cannabis plant extracts truly help with symptom relief. Recruitment for the 48-day trial in 150 patients will begin soon after the expected Health Canada...
Brantford city councillors voted 7-4 Tuesday night to opt out of permitting legal cannabis stores to operate within the municipality. They also voted in favour of having staff monitor the experiences of other municipalities and report back to council prior to November. “The province needs to improve the system and the question is how do you get a better system,” said...
Ohio’s first medical marijuana sales are set to kick off at 9 a.m. Wednesday, nearly two and a half years after the state’s legalization measure became law and roughly four months after the system was slated to open. In other words, this has been a long time coming for Ohio patients and caretakers. Here’s what you need to know. Dispensaries Open...
At his opening Senate confirmation hearing today, former-and-possibly-future attorney general William Barr called the current state-federal standoff on cannabis legalization “untenable,” but stopped short of expressing any intent to disrupt state policies on the issue. At times, Barr seemed like a man who'd emerged from a previous era. Unlike his predecessor Jeff Sessions, who was never shy about his antipathy toward...