Recent News Headlines : Marijuana

CALIFORNIA DEFIANT IN FACE OF FEDERAL MOVE TO GET TOUGH ON MARIJUANA


And on marijuana, once again California reacted with defiance... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 6332

SESSIONS TARGETS CALIFORNIA AS ROLLBACK OF LEGALISED CANNABIS BEGINS


Just days after marijuana became legal in California consumers there and in other states where it is legal are facing the possibility of Federal prosecution... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 52

LEGALIZATION OF POT PRESENTS CONUNDRUM FOR CANADIAN MILITARY


He has covered the Canadian military and foreign policy from Parliament Hill for over a decade... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 5535

MARIJUANA INDUSTRY DISMISSING FEARS OF FEDERAL INTERFERENCE


Marijuana sales became legal in California on Monday and shops across the Coachella Valley attracted customers... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 923

TSX HITS ANOTHER HIGH AS POT STOCKS FALL; DOW TOPS 25,000


Shares of major licensed Canadian cannabis producers such as Canopy Growth Corp... READ MORE

5th January, 2018 47

UNCERTAINTY ROILS AMERICAN MARIJUANA INDUSTRY OVER FEARED FEDERAL CRACKDOWN


Michigan permits medical marijuana, and voters this fall may be asked to legalize recreational cannabis... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 1217

TRUMP 'TO CRACK DOWN ON LEGAL CANNABIS'


Attorney General Jeff Sessions will repeal a Justice Department 2013 memo which instructed federal prosecutors to deprioritise federal cannabis crimes... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 1248

US TO END OBAMA-ERA POLICY THAT LET LEGALISED MARIJUANA FLOURISH


Sessions' plan drew an immediate strong objection from Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, one of eight states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 1

LEGALIZED MARIJUANA USE THREATENED AS SESSIONS RESCINDS OBAMA-ERA DIRECTIVE THAT EASED FEDERAL ENFORCEMENT


Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded several Obama-era directives that discouraged enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that had legalized the substance... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 66374

JEFF SESSIONS REPORTEDLY TO REPEAL OBAMA-ERA LAW ALLOWING STATES TO CHOOSE WHETHER TO LEGALISE MARIJUANA


Mr Sessions will instead let federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana law, the people said... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 276

U.S. TO END POLICY THAT LET LEGAL POT FLOURISH, SOURCES SAY


Sessions will instead let federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana law, the people said... READ MORE

4th January, 2018 925

CALIFORNIANS RING IN 2018 WITH NEW POT LAW


The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department issued a warning over the weekend that drive baked, get booked... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 4

ON JAN. 1, POT BECOMES JUST ANOTHER LEGAL BUSINESS IN CALIFORNIA


California is one of five states, plus Washington, D.C., that followed suit... READ MORE

1st January, 2018 172

MEDLEY OF AGENCIES TASKED WITH ENFORCING CALIFORNIA'S MARIJUANA LAWS


California's Fish and Wildlife Department created a marijuana enforcement team three years ago to stem illegal gardens in the state's forests... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 0

IN CALIFORNIA, HIGH HOPES FOR 'GREEN RUSH' WITH ADVENT OF LEGAL POT


Although eight other states and the capital Washington have already legalized recreational marijuana use, none compare to the sheer size of California... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 0

IN CALIFORNIA, HIGH HOPES FOR 'GREEN RUSH' WITH ADVENT OF LEGAL POT


Although eight other states and the capital Washington have already legalized recreational marijuana use, none compare to the sheer size of California... READ MORE

29th December, 2017 0

AS CALIFORNIA LEGALIZES POT, LAWS COLLIDE AT U.S. CHECKPOINTS


Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in California, a reminder that state and federal laws collide when it comes to pot... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 0

MAN TRIES TO THROW WEED AND CELLPHONES OVER OHIO PRISON FENCE ON CHRISTMAS EVE


In August 2013, a Washington state man fired an arrow wrapped with a package of marijuana at the second-floor recreation area of a jail... READ MORE

26th December, 2017 19

HIGH PRAISE: POT CHURCHES PROLIFERATE AS STATES EASE ACCESS TO MARIJUANA


Nationally, such churches have opened in Indiana, where marijuana remains illegal, and Michigan, where medical marijuana is allowed... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 2560

MORE US TEENS ARE VAPING THAN SMOKING CIGARETTES, STUDY FINDS


In 2017, 26.6 percent of the oldest high school students had smoked one... READ MORE

15th December, 2017 217

2 MARYLAND COMPANIES TO STUDY MEDICAL MARIJUANA VAPING


AP -- Two Maryland medical marijuana companies are partnering to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 0

CALIFORNIA OPENS WAY FOR LARGER MARIJUANA FIELDS


California released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state's emerging legal marijuana industry, while potentially opening the way for large... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 7

OREGON MAN ACCUSED OF SHIPPING MARIJUANA IN FAKE BOULDERS


The Eugene Register-Guard reports that Curran Millican Manzer, 36, of Waterville, Oregon, made shipments to another state where marijuana is illegal... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 32

MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY BECOMES FIRST TO OFFER DEGREE IN MARIJUANA STUDIES


But, states that legalise marijuana could face a foe in the federal government... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 497

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES COULD HAVE YOU PAYING MORE FOR WEED


The disasters' only silver lining is for marijuana growers who escape the fires unscathed a rebalancing of pot's supply and demand... READ MORE

14th October, 2017 679

MARIJUANA GROWERS AT RISK OF BEING WIPED OUT BY CALIFORNIA FIRES


Some harvests might be salvageable, but many will be lost. Cannabis's illegal federal status has blocked growers from any form of federal crop insurance... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 4845

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SHOPPERS DRUG MART FORMALLY APPLIES TO DISTRIBUTE MEDICAL MARIJUANA


Shoppers Drug Mart wants in on dispensing medical marijuana... READ MORE

25th October, 2016 37191

URUGUAY, THE FIRST COUNTRY WHERE YOU CAN SMOKE MARIJUANA WHEREVER YOU LIKE


Legislators started bringing legal marijuana draft bills for me to look at in prison, Castilla, now 72, recalls... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 29357

CANNABIS INDUSTRY ROILED BY WHITE HOUSE COMMENTS ON ENFORCEMENT


Congress has prohibited the Justice Department from interfering with states' medical marijuana programs but has remained silent about recreational marijuana... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 26775

GATEWAY TO DRUGS BORDER CITY IN A LEGAL POT WORLD


Now that adult-use, recreational marijuana is legal in California -- and still illegal in Arizona -- Blythe could be the gateway to green... READ MORE

12th November, 2016 25394

CANADA ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA


Canada legalized marijuana for some medicinal uses in 2001... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 19992

CANADA EXPECTED TO LEGALIZE POT BY 2018


Canada would be the largest developed country to end a nationwide prohibition of recreational marijuana... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 12464

BOY WITH EPILEPSY FINDS 'NORMAL LIFE' WITH CANNABIS OIL


However, there are hopes her state will curb medical marijuana restrictions after 72 percent of Florida residents voted in favour of such a move... READ MORE

1st January, 2017 12288

THIS SMALL ALBERTA VILLAGE COULD SOON BE HOME TO THE WORLD'S LARGEST MARIJUANA FACTORY


The village's neighbour is Aurora Cannabis, a major -- and legal -- marijuana production facility that's about to get even bigger... READ MORE

25th November, 2016 9352

COLORADO IS MAKING SO MUCH MONEY FROM CANNABIS IT'S HAVING TO GIVE SOME BACK TO CITIZENS


I think it's appropriate that we keep the money for marijuana that the voters said that we should, said Republican Senate President Bill Cadman... READ MORE

3rd February, 2015 8258

BARACK OBAMA SAYS MARIJUANA SHOULD BE TREATED LIKE 'CIGARETTES OR ALCOHOL'


Marijuana legalization advocates have been frustrated at what they see as Mr Obama's unwillingness to use his bully pulpit to advocate for their cause... READ MORE

2nd December, 2016 7148


All three states have already decriminalized pot and have approved medical marijuana... READ MORE

25th April, 2016 6219

CANNABIS POSSESSION OF UP TO TWO OUNCES DECRIMINALISED ON BOB MARLEY'S BIRTHDAY IN JAMAICA


Cannabis possession of up to two ounces decriminalised on Bob Marley's birthday in Jamaica... READ MORE

9th February, 2015 5396

ORGANIZED CRIME HAS INFILTRATED THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA MARKET, POLICE WARN


The RCMP works with Health Canada to ensure that companies cultivating medical marijuana are not linked to organized crime, the statement read... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 5366

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HINTS AT CRACKDOWN ON RECREATIONAL POT


They include Washington, Colorado, Washington, DC, Massachusetts, California, Maine, Nevada, Alaska and Oregon... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 4561

MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION: NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO OPPOSES POT LEGALIZATION ON SAFETY GROUNDS, PROMOTES ALCOHOL


Cuomo has long promoted the alcohol industry, whose donors have bankrolled his election campaigns and whose businesses could be adversely affected by marijuana legalization... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 4477

CANADIAN COLLEGE TO LAUNCH MARIJUANA CULTIVATION COURSE NEXT YEAR


Medical marijuana is already legal across Canada, and companies in that relatively small sector have been eyeing the larger recreational market with expansion in mind... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 4379

BAN ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS GROWING OWN POT STRUCK DOWN BY FEDERAL COURT


Federal Court strikes down ban on medical marijuana patients growing own pot... READ MORE

24th February, 2016 4195

COULD MEDICAL MARIJUANA BE YOUR NEXT EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFIT?


A small number of other self-insured Canadian health benefit plans already cover medical marijuana in certain circumstances... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 3997

OTTAWA WANTS PROVINCES TO KEEP POT TAX LOW


The federal government will be urging the provinces and territories to keep pot taxes low, according to a senior government source... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 3099

IN URUGUAY'S MARIJUANA EXPERIMENT, THE GOVERNMENT IS YOUR POT DEALER


A potent strain of marijuana known as Colombian Red with flowers ready to harvest at a cannabis club greenhouse in Montevideo, Uruguay, on June 22... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 2766

ISRAEL MEDICAL MARIJUANA PIONEER IS EAGER TO CAPITALIZE


JERUSALEM -- Israeli scientists began their pioneering research to isolate the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana with a 10-pound stash seized by the Tel Aviv police... READ MORE

18th December, 2016 2760

KOSHER DESIGNATION FOR GATINEAU POT PRODUCTS ARRIVES IN TIME FOR HIGH HOLIDAYS


Kosher designation for Gatineau pot products arrives in time for High Holidays... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 2509

EMPLOYERS WANT OTTAWA'S HELP TO DEAL WITH MARIJUANA-SMOKING WORKERS


Lack of hard science on marijuana impairment and testing raises concerns among employers over safety... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 2507

MOST MARIJUANA MEDICINAL BENEFITS ARE INCONCLUSIVE, WIDE-RANGING STUDY FINDS


Controversially, the 1999 report found that marijuana could indeed reduce nausea, but that it could also help treat pain... READ MORE

13th January, 2017 2476

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CONTACTS COLORADO OFFICIALS ABOUT CANNABIS CASES


Trump And Marijuana Justice Department Contacts Colorado Officials About Cannabis Cases... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 2470

WHITE HOUSE EXPECTS JUSTICE CRACKDOWN ON LEGALIZED MARIJUANA


Eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized marijuana for recreational use... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 2018

AN 8-YEAR-OLDS TRAGIC ILLNESS TESTS MEXICOS BAN ON MARIJUANA USE


If the family can obtain the product, Grace could become the first person to legally use marijuana in Mexico... READ MORE

29th August, 2015 2016

CANADA'S NEW GOVERNING PARTY PROMISES TO LEGALIZE, REGULATE MARIJUANA SALES


Border states Alaska and Washington have already legalized recreational marijuana use, as have Colorado, Oregon and the District of Columbia... READ MORE

20th October, 2015 2004

CANNABIS CAN NOW BE TAKEN ON A PLANE IN OREGON LEGALLY


Oregonians are permitted to keep up to eight ounces of cannabis in their homes and to grow up to four marijuana plants per household... READ MORE

11th July, 2015 2002

'COMMERCIALIZATION WON OUT': WILL LEGAL MARIJUANA BE THE NEXT BIG TOBACCO?


Candi CdeBaca voted to legalize the free sale of marijuana in Colorado four years ago because she thought it would be good for her Denver neighborhood... READ MORE

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