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As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking

Cannabis advocates say a plan stipulating that cannabis can only be smoked in private homes is “not feasible” because it would, in effect, prevent many people from smoking it altogether.

Iceland Gets Cooler With Proposal to Legalize Cannabis

Pawel Bartozek, a Reform Party MP, has put forth a bill in Parliament that would establish a marketplace for recreational cannabis.

California Unveils Temporary Licenses to Allow Early 2018 Retail Sales

With the launch of the adult-use market just 101 days away, regulators will issue temporary licenses aimed at ensuring a smooth start.

On the Scene at Toronto’s NORML Conference

The conference couldn’t have come at a better–and more tense—time.

Taking Drugged Driving Seriously: What Does the Science Say?

Recent headlines raised fears about stoned driving. We looked at the data and found a different story.

There’s a 3 in 5 Chance That New Mexico’s Next Governor Will Back Legalization

Things are looking up for cannabis advocates in New Mexico, as three of the five candidates in the gubernatorial race support cannabis legalization.

Peru Could Legalize Medical Marijuana This Year

Peru has taken the first step towards legalizing cannabis by approving a bill that would allow the production and importation of medical marijuana.

Ontario Hypes Penalties for High Driving While Awaiting a Reliable Test

Ontario's harshest penalties for driving while high are reserved for young drivers, novice drivers, and commercial drivers.

High Number of Applicants for Arkansas Medical Marijuana

Would-be growers and distributors of Arkansas' initial medical marijuana crop flooded a state office building Monday, turning in thousands of pages of paperwork and handing over thousands of dollars in application fees.

New Brunswick Announces $90 Million Cannabis Buy

Organigram Holdings will supply the province with five million grams of cannabis a year, and Canopy Growth Corp. will provide an additional four million grams per year.

‘It’s Impossible’: Canadian Police Challenge Legalization Deadline

Law enforcement officials across the country say they need more time to teach police officers how to enforce the new laws.

‘It’s High Time to Address Research Into Medical Marijuana’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Orrin Hatch dusts off his book of marijuana puns, newspaper editorial boards urge Congress to protect cannabis and hemp, Alex Jones asks about Trump's phantom campaign promise, and more.

Podcast: The Roll-Up, Ep 2: Utah Thinks It’s Punny

Did Sen. Orrin Hatch really mean to say "in the weeds" and all that?

‘Exchanging Prohibition for Extreme Regulation’: Toronto Braces for New Cannabis Reality

"[Ontario] could have simply licensed all the existing dispensaries," says lawyer Jack Lloyd. "Instead, they’ve elected to declare war on a group of political activists, cannabis enthusiasts, and cannabis legalization activists. To say that it’s draconian is an understatement.”

Canadian Police Sound the Alarm Over Legalization Deadline

Canada's police services told the Canadian government Tuesday that there is no chance they will be ready to enforce new laws for nationwide legalized marijuana by next summer.

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