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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No increase to hemp THC limits in the US despite pleas from farmers

After a couple of years in full force, it’s become clear that there are far too many barriers....

Man sparks joint in courtroom while facing charges for cannabis possession

Activists like the one we’re highlighting here today are taking things into their own hands to make the best of an incredibly unfortunate situation....

Donald Trump claims cannabis use lowers IQ

The latest in Trump news includes an interesting reveal surrounding the US president's views on the cannabis industry, and it isn’t pretty....

Toronto foot massive bill to prevent black market dispensaries closed

Black market cannabis is a lucrative industry that doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon...

This new bill could grant CBD products FDA approval

The new bill that is on the horizon will allow hemp-derived CBD products to be lawfully marketed as a dietary supplement....

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....