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Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators

Health Canada has issued only two licenses for micro cultivators to date.

Canada’s Cannabis Community Remembers Pioneer, Activist, Tracy Curley

Tracy’s legacy and impact is perhaps most apparent through the lives she touched.

Ben & Jerry’s ‘Can’t Wait’ to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream

“We are committed to bringing CBD-infused ice cream to your freezer,” the company said Thursday. But don't head for the freezer aisle just yet.

The Roll-Up #48: Banksy, Banksters, and MedMen

MedMen's blitz of the California marketplace is making waves and Canada's last humongous cannabis conference before federal legalization holds valuable lessons.

The Roll-Up #47: Big Beer Joins the Cannabis Industry

Corona's parent company pours a cool $4B into the green rush, we chat with MPP's new executive director, and Hempfest kicks off in Seattle.

6 Cannabis Heroes Worth Celebrating

More Americans are free to light up than ever before—let's roll one up for these cannabis heroes who lead the way.

Cannabis Entrepreneur Antuanette Gomez Launches Bid for Toronto City Council

After breathing new life into the Toronto chapter of Women Grow, Antuanette Gomez is shifting her focus to politics and, beginning next month, making a run for Toronto city council.

Guest Opinion: Let Cannabis Provide Homeless Shelters and Services

Let’s provide incentives for entrepreneurs in cannabis to build homeless shelters themselves.

Iowa State’s Marijuana Shirt Ban Case Costs School a Million Dollars

The costs stem from a politically-motivated attempt by university administrators in 2012 to block T-shirt designs that featured the ISU mascot and a cannabis leaf.

Guest Opinion: Don’t Let Big Business Shape California Cannabis

It is critical that as many California cannabis growers as possible have an opportunity to transition to a regulated system.

JoAnna McKee, Co-Founder of Seattle’s First Cannabis Co-op, Dies at 74

McKee and her partner, Stich Miller, founded Seattle's first cannabis co-op, Green Cross Patient Co-Op, in 1993, five years before Washington approved medical marijuana.

PBS Travel Host Urges Illinois to Legalize Cannabis

"Marijuana is here to stay," travel guru Rick Steves said. States can either build more prisons to lock up drug users or "figure out a better solution."

5 Takeaways From Van der Pop’s ‘Women & Weed’

Van der Pop, North America's leading female-focused cannabis brand, held its very first Women & Weed event earlier this month in Toronto. Here's what we learned.

Jury Acquits ‘Nice Guy’ Who Admitted Selling Cannabis to a Cop

Last month I watched a trial jury do the right thing and let a defendant go free—despite the fact that, by the strict letter of the law, the man was guilty.

6 Ways to Advocate for a Pro-Cannabis Local Government

Here's how to rally support of local officials as members of a community that’s long carried social stigma.

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