As the World Turns: 6 Nations Could Legalize Marijuana Next

  • October 23, 2018
By, Gene Johnson SEATTLE (AP) — More than two dozen countries have relaxed their cannabis or other drug laws, and a number could consider legalizing in the not-too-distant future. The South American nation of Uruguay was first to legalize marijuana in 2013. Canada became the second on Oct. 17, 2018, and its size and global [...]

Living and Loving the ‘Cannada Day’ Legalization Experience

  • October 22, 2018
It’s hard to describe the electrifying and fulfilling experience watching Canada’s decadeslong cannabis prohibition fall to its knees on Oct. 17, 2018. An activity which I and many like me have done in the shadows for decades has finally been validated to both Canadians and the rest of the world. On the eve of Oct. [...]

New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Patients Double to 34,000

  • October 22, 2018
By, Mike Catalini TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s medical cannabis program has double the number of participating patients since Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy took office in January 2018, his administration said Oct. 22, 2018. Murphy said the decade-old program, which began under Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine, has taken “incredible strides” in recent months with [...]

New Jersey Speaker: Marijuana Legalization Vote Isn’t Ready

  • October 22, 2018
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s legislative leaders say a vote to legalize recreational cannabis they penciled in for late October 2018 now appears unlikely. Democratic Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said Oct. 22, 2018, at an unrelated news conference in the Statehouse that he does not anticipate a vote on Oct. 29, 2018. Senate President [...]

Parks Canada OKs Cannabis at Campsites

  • October 16, 2018
Parks Canada, the national Canadian parks service, has confirmed that it will allow the consumption of cannabis in campsites, according… Read More

Montana regulators set rules on medical marijuana cultivation space

  • October 16, 2018
Montana regulators have set the maximum amount of space that medical cannabis providers are allotted per patient at 30 square feet, causing overproduction concerns among licensed marijuana companies. The state health department set the amount for square footage for each registered patient while finalizing rules for the medical marijuana program earlier this month, the Billings Gazette […] Montana regulators set rules on medical marijuana cultivation space is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

3 Medical Marijuana Measures Compete for Support in Missouri

  • October 16, 2018
By, Jim Salter ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri supporters of medical marijuana will have their say in the November 2018 election. The only question: Do they cast a yes vote once, twice, or three times? Thanks to successful petition drives for three competing proposals, all three are on the ballot. Two would amend the Missouri [...]

On Canada’s Legalization Road, Culture and Caution Intersect

  • October 16, 2018
On a busy downtown Toronto shopping strip, a security guard stands guard outside of the AltaVie “pop-up lounge” by MedReleaf, one of Canada’s largest cannabis producers. Inside, friendly faces explain that the temporary storefront is a way to familiarize Canadians with the new recreational cannabis brand. Anyone 19 or older can trade their email address [...]