Monthly Archives: April 2018

Marijuana Laws in Canada: Province by Province

By the end of the summer, recreational marijuana will be legal across Canada’s provinces and territories. National legislation legalizes the sale, cultivation and use of marijuana. It also sets the limit for marijuana possession at 30 grams and 4 marijuana plants. Everything else—age restrictions, who can sell weed, where you can sell or smoke, police […]

9 Coolest Cannabis-Friendly Career Fields

Want a great job but don’t want to give up the herb? Whether a career is 420-friendly or not generally comes down to whether your employer will drug test you, and whether there’s any danger in showing up to work high. From the creative fields to tech jobs, here are nine cannabis-friendly career fields every […]

Sheriff asks for help finding synthetic cannabinoids dealers after string of deaths

An Illinois sheriff is asking the public for more help combating a deadly outbreak of severe bleeding due to synthetic marijuana. The post Sheriff asks for help finding synthetic cannabinoids dealers after string of deaths appeared first on The Cannabist.

Cynthia Nixon is making marijuana legalization a pillar of her campaign for New York governor

“There are a lot of good reasons for legalizing marijuana, but for me, it comes down to this: we have to stop putting people of color in jail for something that white people do with impunity,” she said. The post Cynthia Nixon is making marijuana legalization a pillar of her campaign for New York governor […]

Oregon county considers marijuana tax on November ballot

Clatsop County voters might have the option in November to institute a tax on retail marijuana sales. Staff estimates the tax, applied to three dispensaries outside city limits, would generate $50,000 in revenue annually. The post Oregon county considers marijuana tax on November ballot appeared first on The Cannabist.

States move to ban fake urine, a new challenge for drug testing in age of opioid epidemic, legal marijuana

With the nation’s opioid crisis raging, rates of cocaine and methamphetamine abuse soaring and recreational marijuana use becoming legal in nine states and the District of Columbia, the concern about clean drug tests, too, has increased. The post States move to ban fake urine, a new challenge for drug testing in age of opioid epidemic, […]