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Canadian Edibles Get a Green Light, Licensed Producers Rejoice

If approved by the House of Commons, the new amendment will ensure cannabis edibles and concentrates will be introduced to the Canadian market no later than 12 months after recreational cannabis becomes legal next summer.

What Makes a Medical Cannabis Program Succeed?

How do you tell a profitable medical cannabis market from a potential dud?

Is Ontario’s Legal Cannabis Monopoly Constitutional?

Cannabis Culture believes the Comeau case is “of pressing and substantial importance” because provinces “could create barriers to the free trade of cannabis products from Province to Province," constituting an infringement of the Constitution.

Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in Pennsylvania

A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in northwestern Pennsylvania became the first with the state's approval to begin planting seeds.

‘Never Share a Joint With a Stranger. Especially Bill Maher’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Eric Holder thinks Sessions has an "obsession" with cannabis, Kathy Bates gets too high with Bill Maher, a man gets violently stoned during a flight, and more.

Price Theory: Can Canada’s Cannabis Law Defeat the Law of Supply and Demand?

From the start, Canadian policymakers envisioned using cannabis taxes to help determine the price consumers pay, with the idea that said price would influence the behavior of cannabis consumers and producers. But is such a plan feasible?

Quebec Police Continue Zero-Tolerance Policy for Medical Dispensaries

Never mind that cannabis will be recreationally legal in nine months—right now it’s against the law, and the law is the only thing Quebec police care about.

Leaked Document Reveals Ontario’s Conflicted Path to Legalization

The official government document—leaked to Vice last week—is full of contradictions with Ontario policy.

‘Marijuana Was Maybe Present at Those Parties’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

A Supreme Court justice makes a surprising cannabis analogy, Bernie Sanders praises protests for criminal justice reform, Stephen Colbert cracks jokes about bongs, and more.

Cannabis in a Distinct Society: Quebec’s Idiosyncratic Grapple With Legalization

In spite of its late-night joie-de-vivre image, Quebec has significantly less enthusiasm toward legal cannabis than anywhere else in Canada, with only 40% of the population in favour of legalization.

‘Reasonable Access’: This Court Case Could Decide the Future of Ontario Dispensaries

The two-day hearing pits the City of Toronto against Canna Clinic, with precedent-setting implications.

Alberta’s Cannabis Guidelines: 18 to Buy, Liquor Commission in Control

Unlike Ontario, which plans to create retail stores run by the provincial government, Alberta will allow private retailers to enter the market.

California’s Cannabis Priestess Arrested on Felony Charge

Heidi Grossman-Lepp wanted to protect cannabis growers under the legal shield of religious freedom. Then a shooting drew the attention of the police.

Given a Monopoly on Ontario Store Product, Licensed Producers Push for Online Sales

Ontario's proposed regulations give licensed cannabis producers a monopoly on commercial product sold in stores. Should LPs also be permitted to sell directly to consumers online?

‘There’s No Reason for It to Ever Have Been Made Illegal’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

This week the acting head of the DEA hung up his DARE jacket, politicians debated expanding medical marijuana research, Neil deGrasse Tyson weighed in on legalization, and more.

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