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Cannabis Act Senate Watch: A Resolved Stalemate Creates a New Sale Date

Senators have agreed to vote on the Cannabis Act by June 7. Because it will take at least eight weeks to get the retail system going after the bill is passed, Canadians will have to wait until at least August to buy recreational cannabis.

Canada’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization to Be Delayed

As recently as last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government was insisting it was on track for legalization in July.

Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan

Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announced that members who qualify will have the choice to sign up for an extended-health care plan that insures medicinal marijuana.

Meet the 24-Year-Old Fighting for Canadian Cannabis Patients’ Rights

Driven by his teenage battle to access medicinal cannabis, Jonathan Zaid founded Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) in 2014, and has been helping Canadian patients find affordable medicinal cannabis ever since.

Colombia Wants to Supply the World with Cannabis

With its equatorial sun, tropical rain, and permissive shipping regulations, Colombia is ready to lead the world cannabis market.

BC Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know

In newly unveiled rules, British Columbia stipulates that individuals aged 19 and up will be allowed to buy recreational cannabis in standalone retail stores, some privately owned and operated, others run by the government.

‘Sensible Ontario’ Brings the Fight for Ontario Cannabis Lounges to the People

The grassroots campaign Sensible Ontario is challenging Ontario's cannabis legislation, pushing for both licensed cannabis lounges and private cannabis stores.

Canadian Cannabis Legalization: A Guide to Laws by Province

Our up-to-the-minute, compulsively updated list of how provinces and territories will be dealing with legal cannabis.

7 Takeaways From Statistics Canada’s ‘Cannabis Stats Hub’

Examining data such as the Canadian share of the American market and seizure data at the border, this wide-ranging study illuminates the Canadian cannabis sector from 1961 to 2017.

The Business of Growth: Organigram Prepares for Canada’s Next Steps

As adult recreational legalization approaches in Canada, medically focused LPs like Organigram are working to diversify their offerings and appeal to new consumers.

Vancouver Crackdown: Cops Bust Open-Air Cannabis Market Outside Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver authorities’ laissez-faire attitude toward the city’s bustling grey-market cannabis scene has long been the stuff of legend. Does 'Project Apprentice' signal the end of an era?

Ontario: Want Licensed Cannabis Lounges? Weigh in Now!

The existing draft of Ontario’s Cannabis Plan sees cannabis consumption forbidden in all public places—essentially restricting legal use to private residences—but the new proposals could open things up considerably.

‘Beyonce Takes THC’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Toronto snow graffiti to politicians' proclamations, here's a roundup of the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Can Landlords Ban Legal Cannabis? Here’s What the Law Says

When the Cannabis Act passes, the right to smoke cannabis, whether recreationally or medicinally, will be protected in a tenant’s right to reasonable enjoyment. But that doesn’t mean that landlords can’t impose restrictions.

5 Mandatory Montreal Experiences for High Folks

From public puff parties to the world's best poutine, Montreal offers a wealth of pleasures for the cannabis-enhanced.

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