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Lawyers Walk Fine Line to Navigate State, Federal Cannabis Laws

Just as entrepreneurs getting into the retail cannabis industry need a good lawyer, some of those lawyers might be wise to consult an attorney of their own.

Dear Justin: I Beg Your Pardons

Our Prime Minister pen-pal series continues, with a call for seasonally appropriate empathy for "cannabis criminals."

Alberta Will Sell Cannabis Through Private Retailers and a Government Website

The province has determined that cannabis will not be sold in places that sell tobacco, liquor or pharmaceuticals—but has yet to release details about how the private stores will operate.

Quebec’s Cannabis Regulations: 8 Takeaways

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just as entrepreneurs getting into the retail cannabis industry need a good lawyer, some of those lawyers might be wise to…

How to Be High in Las Vegas: Let’s Gamble!

Casinos forbid it, but cannabis and gambling go together like black and jack.

California Releases Emergency Cannabis Regulations

The race to Jan. 1 is on! California regulators have released revised rules for the state's coming cannabis market.

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.

Canada Wants to Tax Medical Cannabis. Get Ready for a Fight

“Patients are struggling to afford their medicine and this tax would just compound the problem,” says Jonathan Zaid, executive director of Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana.

Maryland May See Medical Cannabis This Month, but Diversity Issues Loom Large

Racial diversity in the state's medical marijuana industry is wanting, Some lawmakers said they are planning to introduce a bill early next session to grant licenses to African-American business owners.

Hybrid Models and Lock-Boxes: Manitoba and New Brunswick Reveal Cannabis Plan Details

The Manitoba government introduced a hybrid model for the distribution and sale of recreational cannabis, with the province regulating supply but leaving sales to private retailers.

Licensed Producers in Ontario Concerned Over Polluted Lands

Growers are critical of the Hamilton City Council's suggestion that they build on old industrial land instead of prime farm land, claiming the air pollution would kill their product.

Ontario’s ‘Cannabis Act, 2017’: Provincial Control, Million-Dollar Penalties

Cannabis sales outside the legal framework could bring fines of up to $250,000 for individuals and up to $1 million for corporations.

DCMJ Activists Protest Outside HUD for Public Housing Rights

DCMJ protested outside the Department of Housing & Urban Development in opposition of cannabis evictions from public housing, handing out cannabis to federal employees.

Confusion Coming With California’s Legal Cannabis

Ready or not, California kicks off adult-use cannabis sales on Jan. 1. And, mostly, it's not.

New Brunswick’s Cannabis Stores To Be Run by Provincial Liquor Board

There will be 20 stores in 15 communities, along with an online retailer, all of which will reportedly be in place in time for July’s legalization.

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