Legalize Marijuana

Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. The Senate gave final passage to the bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday, legislation that will make Canada only the second country […]

CLOSE Millions of visitors flock to Colorado each year for legal weed, launching a niche marijuana tourism industry. At Colorado Cannabis Tours, guests ride a party bus and smoke marijuana to their heart’s delight. Doug Hood Buy Photo IBake Denver is a membership lounge where members can consume cannabis within the city limits of Denver […]

Canada just officially legalized weed throughout the entire damn country. Aren’t they just so damn lucky. Here in the U.S., marijuana legalization is slowly eking out victories on a state-by-state basis. In the 2016 election, which was bad for most reasons but good for this one, 6 states got on board with legal weed. It […]

TORONTO — Canada’s Senate on Tuesday passed the federal government’s historic bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, clearing the way for the country to become the first advanced industrialized nation to legalize the drug nationwide and fulfilling a major campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Senate passed the bill by a vote […]

The push to legalize marijuana in New York received a critical boost on Monday (June 18) when the state’s health commissioner announced that the Department of Health (DOH) will recommend full recreational use of the drug in an upcoming study. The report, commissioned by Governor Andrew Cuomo, will recommend to legislators that the Empire State join nine other […]

LONDON — The British government announced Tuesday it would move to lift its ban on cannabis-based medicines, amid mounting criticism over the denial of treatment to severely epileptic children. But it rejected calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Home Secretary Sajid Javid told lawmakers cases like that of a 12-year-old epileptic boy denied cannabis […]

(Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” – Danish physicist Neils Bohr Ever since President Donald Trump said ahead of the G-7 summit in Canada that he would “probably” support a measure designed to legalize marijuana nationwide, the jibber-jabber pulsing through the American media has leaned toward the […]

In January, Vermont became the ninth state to legalize marijuana—and the first to end cannabis prohibition through an act of lawmakers, rather than a ballot initiative. But with the law set to take effect on July 1, questions remain about how the recreational system will actually function. What you need to know Vermont Governor Phil […]

What exactly such a program would look like in New York State is an open question; the state’s 2014 medical marijuana law, which came after more than 20 other states had established such programs, was heavily criticized during its early years for being too restrictive and ineffective, though changes have since been made. But marijuana […]

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the drug at home. FILE PHOTO: A flowering marijuana plant is pictured at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File PhotoPortugal decriminalized the […]