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Less Moral Outrage, More Harm Reduction: Revamping Cannabis Education for the Age of Legalization

Legalization will empower educators to advise people on how to use cannabis responsibly, instead of potentially coming under fire for endorsing the use of an illegal substance.

Love the Drug, Hate the Driver: Canada’s Pro-Cannabis/Anti-DUI Ad Campaign 

“We wanted to be really careful that our message wasn’t anti-marijuana, but was very anti-driving-while-impaired,” says BBDO creative chief Denise Rossetto.

How a Visionary Cannabis Producer Became This Canadian Town’s Biggest Employer

“This is an opportunity we won’t see again," says Cronos CEO Michael Gorenstein. "I won’t say once in a lifetime but in multiple lifetimes.”

The Canadian Cannabis Act’s Final Hurdle: A Contentious Senate

“We have to take (the deadline) into account but we also have to do our job seriously,” says Senator André Pratte.

5 Takeaways From Van der Pop’s ‘Women & Weed’

Van der Pop, North America's leading female-focused cannabis brand, held its very first Women & Weed event earlier this month in Toronto. Here's what we learned.

The Roll-Up #10: Balcony Tokes With Anthony Bourdain

CNN's adventurous eater samples a little legal Alaskan Thunder Fuck, Ben lays out California's pricing future, and Bruce defends the greatest Thanksgiving film of all time.

Bush-Era Attorney General Cautions Against Cannabis Crackdown

“With respect to everything else going on in the US, this is pretty low-priority,” former US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said in a recent interview.

LA Equity Program Aims to Undo Impacts of Drug War

Los Angeles wants to ensure that a fair share of what’s expected to be a lucrative legal market belongs to those most affected by the drug war.

Leadership Changes at the Marijuana Policy Project

Co-founder Rob Kampia will focus on strategic development as MPP begins the search for a new executive director.

Michigan Vote on Cannabis Legalization Is Likely in 2018

Adults 21 and older could possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis and grow up to 12 plants at home. A 10% tax would be assessed.

Massachusetts Towns Reject Cannabis Bans, Bucking Early Trend

A growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to cannabis businesses, bucking an early wave of bans and moratoriums.

Don’t Blame Wildfires for Rising California Cannabis Prices

The North Bay wildfires devastated California cannabis country—but other factors are far more responsible for recent swings in price.

Michigan Legalization Measure Poised to Qualify for 2018 Ballot

The initiative would legalize cannabis for adults 21 and over and would also greenlight industrial hemp under state and local law.

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

When the federal government announced it was spending an additional $36.4 million over the next five years on cannabis education and awareness, educators realized they…

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