Cannabis Politics

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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 premier wants more details on edibles, says packaging must protect kids

Recreational cannabis was legalized last year, but sales of edible products such as brownies are only being allowed as of December....

Quebec will appeal court ruling that allowed cannabis plants to be grown at home

The Quebec government is appealing a court decision last month that invalidated the parts of the province’s cannabis law that prohibit home cultivatio...

How many Canadians have been given a pardon under the new cannabis system?

Mistakes are sometimes made, and one wonders if that means you should have to be burdened with a simple marijuana charge for the rest of your life....

Will the DEA's new cannabis licensing system hinder the future of research?

This is a unique opportunity that is not meant to prepare for legalization, as it is intended to further cannabis research in the medical field....