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Ontario: Want Licensed Cannabis Lounges? Weigh in Now!

The existing draft of Ontario’s Cannabis Plan sees cannabis consumption forbidden in all public places—essentially restricting legal use to private residences—but the new proposals could open things up considerably.

Can Landlords Ban Legal Cannabis? Here’s What the Law Says

When the Cannabis Act passes, the right to smoke cannabis, whether recreationally or medicinally, will be protected in a tenant’s right to reasonable enjoyment. But that doesn’t mean that landlords can’t impose restrictions.

Saskatchewan to Sell Cannabis Through Private Retailers With ‘Good Character’

The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority will issue up to 60 cannabis retail permits to private retail outlets in as many as 40 municipalities and First Nation communities across the province.

Abi Roach, Grey-Market Cannapreneur, Preps for the Legal Future

"Nothing I’ve ever done has been legal and nothing I’ve ever done has been illegal," says the founder of Toronto's longest-running cannabis lounge. "Where there’s a will there’s a way.”

Alaska Authorities Vow to Fight Feds on Legal Cannabis

From the governor to the attorney general to the state's top senator, Alaska politicians are ready to defend their state's legal cannabis market.

Washington State Vows to Defend Cannabis From Federal Crackdown

From Governor Jay Inslee to Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, Washington state politicians are coming out swinging against the rescinding of the Cole memo.

Politicians Outraged: Sessions Move ‘Trampled the Will of the Voters’

"With no prior notice to Congress, the Justice Department has trampled on the will of the voters in CO and other states."—Cory Gardner, US Senator from Colorado

Get a Pencil: California Cannabis-Tracking System Not Yet in Use

The state Department of Food and Agriculture said in a statement the system was "implemented" Tuesday. But growers and sellers are not required to use it yet

Medley of Agencies Tasked to Enforce California Cannabis Law

A hodgepodge of enforcement agencies will be trying to make sure the state's cannabis businesses adhere to a slew of new rules.

The 5 Most Surprising Cannabis Stories of 2017

From mandatory cannabis lockboxes to suddenly pro-cannabis senators, these are the stories that triggered our "surprise" emojis in 2017.

California’s New Packaging Rules Bring Price Bump for Retailers

“Most of the burden upfront is going to be on the retailer,” says Nick Kovacevich, CEO of LA-based packaging manufacturer Kush Bottles.

California Legalization Brings Host of Environmental Rules

Hopes are that legalization will help rein in environmental damage from black-market grows, much of it in Northern California old-growth forests.

Dear Prime Minister: ‘Tis the Season to Discuss Cannabis Advertising

Canada’s Federal Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation has released their naughty-or-nice list of cannabis advertising rules. Let’s review!

Massachusetts Panel OKs Draft Cannabis Regulations

Marijuana regulators have signed off on a wide-ranging set of rules for the recreational cannabis industry in Massachusetts.

Guest Opinion: Don’t Let Big Business Shape California Cannabis

It is critical that as many California cannabis growers as possible have an opportunity to transition to a regulated system.

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