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A year after pot legalization, lack of retail shops puts a damper on sales

Across the country, there are more than 500 licensed cannabis providers authorized to sell pot, though not all are up and running....

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....

Lawyers for disqualified pot shop applicants say process was unfair

The dispute largely revolves over what it means to be notified, and whether delivery or receipt of the message is required. ...

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....

42 operators chosen to apply for licences in second lottery

TORONTO — Ontario has selected 42 operators who can apply to run cannabis shops in the province....

Cannabis smuggled into prison found inside man’s nose nearly 20 years later

Eighteen years ago, an inmate of an Australian prison acquired a small amount of illegal cannabis from his girlfriend....