Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018

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Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | Phillip Smith With final approval by the Senate Tuesday night, the Canadian parliament has legalized marijuana. That makes Canada the second country to legalize marijuana (after Uruguay), with what will be the world’s second-largest legal marijuana market (after California). Canada also becomes the first G7 country to free the weed. While nine US states and the District […] Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | The Daily … Read More

Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan

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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma voters will decide on Tuesday on State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients. Under the proposed plan, licensed medical marijuana patients may cultivate up to six mature plants, and may possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates. Republican […] Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | The Daily Chronic … Read More

Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year

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Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year | Marijuana Policy Project OTTAWA, ON — A bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use in Canada received final approval from lawmakers Tuesday and will now be sent to the governor general for royal assent. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet will choose the specific date on which the law will take effect, and legal sales […] Canada Becomes Second Country … Read More

Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | Marijuana Policy Project DENVER — A new federal report shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado have still not increased since voters decided to end marijuana prohibition in 2012 and start regulating it similarly to alcohol for adult use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found 19.6 percent […] Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not … Read More

Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana

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Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana | Drug Policy Alliance Last night, the Canadian Senate approved The Cannabis Act, making Canada the second country in the world to legally regulate all aspects of the marijuana market – including production, sale and consumption – following Uruguay’s historic move to do so in 2013. The bill has already passed the House of Commons and has the support of Prime […] Canada Becomes Second Country … Read More

Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation

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Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation | Paul Armentano OTTAWA, ON — Members of the Canadian House and Senate have reconciled and given final approval to C-45, sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Majorities of both chambers had previously approved slightly different versions […] Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation | The Daily … Read More

Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition

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Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition | NORML STANFORD, CA — The topical administration of CBD oil is associated with reduced pain and faster wound healing in patients with the skin disease epidermolysis bullosa, according to case reports published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology. Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic condition that results in blistering skin. Researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine and at West Virginia […] Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition | The … Read More

Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure

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Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure | NORML OTTAWA, ON — Members of the Canadian Senate voted late last week in favor of Bill C-45, sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Since Senate members added amendments to the bill, it now returns to the […] Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms

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Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms | NORML Last Friday, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) announced its position on various marijuana law reforms. “Some of the same folks who told African Americans ‘three strikes and you’re out’ when it came to marijuana use and distribution, are now in support of decriminalizing the drug and making a profit off of it,” CBC Chairman Cedric L. […] Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms | The Daily Chronic … Read More

The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice

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The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — On Thursday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced The “RESPECT Resolution: Realizing Equitable & Sustainable Participation in Emerging Cannabis Trades” to elevate the importance of equity within the legal cannabis marketplace. The RESPECT Resolution seeks both economic and reparative justice, ensuring that disenfranchised communities will be able to benefit equally in the emerging legal […] The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

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