Canada’s justice ministers are asking for clarity and support as they scramble to organize and police an entirely new marijuana industry in less than 10 months.
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Massachusetts voters have strong doubts about the state’s ability to oversee the new law legalizing recreational pot, and most are concerned it will be influenced by politics, according to a new poll conducted by the Bernett Group for the Boston Herald.
On May 30, 2017, a Republican state legislator joined a group of three democrats to introduce a Wisconsin marijuana decriminalization bill, but admitted that the bill’s passing would be unlikely.
According to a recent poll published by Elon University, North Carolina marijuana legalization is gaining momentum, with more than half of the state’s citizens ready to legalize the plant for medicinal purposes.
Can marijuana stocks keep going higher? The answer could depend more on the laws of supply and demand than current U.S. laws.
On April 11, 2017, the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee took on the long-standing issue of decriminalizing the possession of marijuana in small quantities.
Pick up a hard copy of today’s National Post or one of our Postmedia broadsheets like The Ottawa Citizen or Vancouver Sun and you’ll find a big feature of mine that looks ahead at some of the issues for potential retailers of cannabis products once the Trudeau government legalizes marijuana.
DENVER, Sept. 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Organic Cannabis Association (OCA) will host the first-ever Cannabis Sustainability Symposium on October 26, 2016 at the Colorado Convention Center.
Six years after a similar initiative was rejected, a clear majority of California voters supports a measure on the November ballot that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in their state, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.
LONGMONT, Colo., Jan. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today sees the official launch of the I Don’t USE Campaign – a comprehensive multimedia effort to help change stigmatizing language which prevents the full integration of marijuana into our culture.
Supervisors of state chartered credit unions have written to Congress in support of legislation that would clarify the legality of providing financial services to legal marijuana businesses.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of July 13, 2015: Democrats and Independents are more likely to support legalization than Republicans, but in the past 40 years Democratic and Republican support has more than tripled.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of July 6, 2015: Support for marijuana legalization has increased dramatically over the past 40 years, with 55% Americans now in favor of adult use.
The editorial board of the New York Times has issued a dramatic call for the federal government to repeal its ban on marijuana, saying officials should leave the question of legalization up to state governments.
With fanfare, and a press release, The New York Times shook up the marijuana legalization debate. It seems Maureen Dowd’s pot cookie horror story failed to scare-off her colleagues because on July 26, 2014, The New York Times released part one of an editorial series that empathically supports the legalization of marijuana.
It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished.