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Ontario Tussles Over Grow-Ops on ‘Agricultural Land’

As one Ontario Member of Parliament tries to steer industrial grow ops away from prime farmland and into rural areas, some farmers and scientists in the region question the motive of the proposal.

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?

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?

Two Cannabis Proposals Head to the Ballot in Michigan

Michigan will be one of the select US states with cannabis on the ballot next month, as two separate proposals make their way to voters on Nov. 7.

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.

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.

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?

‘Hello! Thanks for Visiting Maine. May I Take Your Cannabis Order?’

In Maine, as in certain other U.S. states, adults can buy beer at a drive-through as if they were buying hamburgers at McDonalds.

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.

Detroit Voters Will Have Say in Cannabis Regulations

Detroit voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on the region’s cannabis industry on Nov. 7, when newly proposed regulations appear on the local ballot.

Washington Labs Launch Effort to Address Credibility Crisis

In the wake of allegations that Washington's top cannabis lab was inflating THC test results, some labs are taking matters into their own hands to win back public trust.

Hawaii Says It’s 1st State to Go Cashless for Cannabis Sales

Hawaii said Tuesday that it will be the first state to require marijuana sales to be handled without cash, saying it wanted to avoid robberies and other crimes targeting dispensaries.

Michigan to MMJ Dispensaries: Close by Dec. 15 or Risk Licensure

The decision means registered patients will have to grow their own cannabis or obtain it from caregivers until the state issues the licenses, likely in the first quarter of next year.

Will Michigan Shut Down Dispensaries Until December?

Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Licensing Board will meet Tuesday and could vote to close the state’s medical cannabis dispensaries until mid-December.

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