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Thanks for Making Canada a Little More Strong and Free, Gord

The Tragically Hip frontman Gordon Downie wasn't just a cultural force and a national treasure. He moved Canadian cannabis forward, too.

‘Dear Justin’: A Loving Correspondence With the Prime Minister, Episode 3

Canadians were looking forward to a decriminalized landscape and a loosened attitude about the ‘moral failings’ of humans who uses cannabis. Now we see that our government intends to make itself sole beneficiary of its former enemy by using greedy, hypocritical, and dare I say conservative ‘regulations.'

5 Things Trudeau’s Cannabis Interview Made Clear

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down this week for an hourlong discussion about the country's plan to legalize.

‘Time To Move’ on 18+ Legalization, Says Canadian Task Force

A long-awaited government report advises Prime Minister Trudeau to move on 18+ cannabis legalization in early 2017.

Canada Day Special: 10 Canadian Cannabis Heroes We Love

On this Canada Day, we’d like to celebrate a few of our favorite Canadian cannabis champions. Let’s applaud the strength and efforts of these heroes of Canada’s cannabis scene — thank you for your hard work!

Canada Launches Cannabis Task Force to Prepare for Full Legalization

Canada launched a task force Thursday to study the regulation of recreational marijuana ahead of a legalization measure the government plans to send to parliament next spring.

The Shake: Jesse Ventura Blasts Ohio, Australian Sex Party Candidate Sows Cannabis Seeds

Michigan's fight over legalization is headed to court, Australia's Sex and Marijuana parties team up (because why not?), and for Friday: cat photos.

Trudeau Reveals Why He Supports Legal Cannabis in Canada

The reasons Trudeau gives for ending prohibition are the kind that everyone, not just cannabis consumers, should get behind.

The Shake: NFL Gets Canna-Curious, and Sick Kids in Penn. Get Fast-Tracked

The Supreme Court in Massachusetts will hear challenges to legalization measures, it's crunch time in Montana, and attention Justin Trudeau: It doesn't have to be this difficult.

The Shake: Hillary Clinton’s Latest Position and Tweaking the Cannabis Genome

Secret classes in Mexico show caretakers how to make cannabis medicine, Oregon will track products with microchips, and who won 4/20?

Canada Will Bring Legalization Measure in Early 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to introduce legalization legislation in the spring of 2017, the country's health minister announced on Wednesday.

The Shake: Marijuana Micro-Memoirs, and Are Cannabis-Leaf Logos Over?

Denver's 4/20 festivities snowed out, Italy's top prosecutor backs decriminalization, and forget Strange Brew — Canadian researchers are using yeast to make cannabinoids.

The Shake: Falsified Drug Tests, The Trump vs. The Bern, and Flint’s Water Crisis

In other news: Oakland welcomes a cannabis art show, Trudeau lets down Canadians, and a pair of Portland dispensaries want to give part of your purchase to a presidential candidate.

Our Top Canna-Crushes of 2016

From researchers to lawmakers to pioneers in the cannabis industry, we’ve rounded up our favorite canna-celebrities who fight for a good cause — and look damn fine doing it!

Canada and the Logistics of Legalization

The world is watching to see how Canada will handle the logistics of a national retail cannabis market.

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