Cannabis Politics

Keep up to date with cannabis related policy after legalization in Canada. Gain insight into laws and government actions related to marijuana worldwide.

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Illinois marijuana law aims to undo harm of war on the drug

When lawmakers crafted the law legalizing marijuana in Illinois, they tried to make sure it would right what many see as past wrongs linked to the dru...

Sky didn't fall:' Police, lawyers still adjusting after pot legalization

Statistics Canada says 541 people were charged under the federal Cannabis Act between Oct. 17, 2018 and the end of the year....

Panama lawmakers debate legalizing medicinal marijuana

Lawmakers in Panama have taken up an initiative that seeks to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes....

Maine on track for legal marijuana sales by spring 2020

Maine marijuana enthusiasts will probably be able to purchase their preferred products in retail stores by March 2020 after years of waiting....

US House passes bill giving pot businesses access to banking

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking...

Judge strikes down Quebec law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

MONTREAL — A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec’s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug....

Mexican cannabis users eagerly await legal marijuana

The Mexican Supreme Court in August ordered the Health Ministry to publish guidelines for medicinal cannabis use within 180 days....

Manitoba government wants to educate about cannabis edibles, ban public use

The Manitoba government is planning to caution people about edible cannabis products and ban consumption in public places....

Mexico hesitates to pass marijuana legislation

Marijuana legalization in Mexico is on hold, with government officials citing unprecedented pressure from companies looking to influence legislation....