Category Archives: public consumption

Cathedral City Just Opened SoCal’s First Legal Consumption Lounge

The issue with legalization in California—and many other adult-use states—is that there aren’t many places to legally consume cannabis in public. Many argue this is what makes “legalization” a scam: how is weed legal if you can only consume it in your home without consequence? One Southern California desert community is providing a solution to this […]

Cannabis Consumption Will Be Permitted in Canada’s National Parks

In the United States, the ongoing federal prohibition against cannabis creates some interesting legal contradictions. In states with legal adult-use, for example, federal prohibition creates pockets of land where federal law holds and state law doesn’t. Basically, any land the federal government controls is under federal jurisdiction. And that means places in the U.S. like […]

Ontario Will Treat Marijuana Smoking the Same as Cigarette Smoking

Authorities in Ontario today provided some much anticipated clarification on the province’s rules regarding cannabis retail shops and public cannabis consumption. Officials say Ontario will treat marijuana smoking the same as cigarette smoking, covering both under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. But some restrictions will still apply to cannabis only, and offenses will carry hefty fines. […]

Calgary May Sanction Four Public Cannabis Consumption Areas

The City of Calgary, Alberta may have four legal public consumption areas when Canada legalizes the recreational use and sale of cannabis later this year. All four sites under consideration by the city council are in Ward 9. Gian-Carlo Carra, city council member of Ward 9, told the CBC that he proposed the consumption sites to […]

City of Denver attorney recommends licensing of first legal marijuana club

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 12:05 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 12:05 pm By The Associated Press DENVER — A Colorado business is closer to becoming one of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. Owners of The Coffee Joint plan to charge an entry fee to the bring-your-own marijuana space, where customers can vape or […]

Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes, home delivery

Published: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — District attorneys asked state marijuana regulators on Friday to hold off on licensing certain types of businesses, including so-called cannabis cafes and home delivery services, echoing a similar appeal by Republican Gov. Charlie […]