As investors flock to Canada’s burgeoning marijuana sector, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is signaling recreational pot sales aren’t imminent.
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Reports continue to emerge of young teens overdosing and sometimes dying due to the use of drugs containing fentanyl, a potent synthetic opioid. Smoking pot is different than popping pills, but the risk for the government is that the lines might get blurred quite quickly in the eyes of parents who are trying to protect their kids from the current opioid threat.
Investors are incredibly excited about Canopy Growth Corporation. But we’re now looking at a situation where the stock has increased quite aggressively thanks mostly to the belief that the future is bright. And there are still many investors sitting on the sidelines wondering if they should consider this company.
Canopy Growth Corporation’s generating eye-popping returns for investors. However, there are risks ahead that could rein in some investor optimism.
Their position on marijuana is hardly the only difference between Canada’s prime minister and the president-elect of the United States.
MP Bill Blair says until legalization legislation is in place marijuana requires strict regulation and that current laws should be obeyed.
On Dec. 2, 2016, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reminded Canadians that brick-and-mortar medical marijuana dispensaries are still illegal and should be prosecuted.
Health officials in Canada’s capital city want the federal government to restrict marijuana sales to individuals 25 and older as the nation prepares to legalize weed within the next few years, according to newly released documents.
Canopy Growth Corp. jumped to a record high, and other Canadian cannabis growers gained, after unveiling a line of marijuana products for the domestic market in a partnership with rapper Snoop Dogg.
A college in the Atlantic Canadian province of New Brunswick plans to institute a program on marijuana cultivation so that students can be trained to work at local companies that produce the drug, a school official said on Tuesday. The French-language College Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick will launch the course sometime next year, said Michel Doucet,…
Some analysts predict the legalized pot industry to be a $5 billion market in Canada alone. Thus, it is clear that a new and lucrative market is burgeoning.
If the commitment to combat climate change is credible and sincere it should also impact the government’s regulations with regards to cannabis cultivation.
Speaking Wednesday at an economic conference, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made one of the more buttoned-down, straight-edged arguments for marijuana legalization I’ve heard in recent years.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has admitted to smoking marijuana in the past, said on Thursday he has no plans to light up even after his government makes it legal to do so.
In a number of states, the legal use of marijuana for recreational purposes is well on its way, but it remains illegal on a federal level.
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Just weeks ahead of the highest-level review of the global war on drugs in nearly two decades, national legislators and activists from Canada and Mexico will join with US-based drug policy reformers to discuss marijuana law reforms.
A strong majority of Canadians agree with the Liberal government’s plan to legalize marijuana, and half of them feel users should be able to grow their own pot at home, a new Globe and Mail/Nanos Research poll has found.
Marijuana is a global issue, and it seems that despite international treaties and sanctions that vilify the drug, many countries are moving forward in attempt to embrace it.
During a press conference on Jan. 13, 2016, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed two main reasons why Canada is pursuing recreational marijuana legalization: to protect minors from accessing marijuana and to squelch the black market’s marijuana revenue.
Justin Trudeau is the new Prime Minister of Canada. He earned that office after an election campaign in which the legalization of marijuana was, explicitly, a contested issue.