UK Parliament Members Blame Own Party for Blocking Medical Cannabis Vote

UK Parliament Members Blame Own Party for Blocking Medical Cannabis Vote “To my shame, my party … voted to sabotage this bill today,” MP Paul Flynn, who introduced a medical marijuana measure, told reporters. The post UK Parliament Members Blame Own Party for Blocking Medical Cannabis Vote appeared first on Leafly. Source:...

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Study: Marijuana use in Canada doubled in 30-year span

Study: Marijuana use in Canada doubled in 30-year span Cannabis use among Canadians 15 years and older increased more than twofold between 1985 and 2015, according to new data released this week by Statistics Canada, indicating that the potential market for recreational cannabis is still growing. Adult-use marijuana is expected to be legalized federally in Canada late this summer. The new data – released […] Study: Marijuana use in Canada doubled in 30-year span...

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Pennsylvania misses hemp target, but expansion still coming

Pennsylvania misses hemp target, but expansion still coming Response to Pennsylvania’s plan to expand hemp production has been lower than state officials anticipated. The state set an ambitious goal for increasing hemp production this year by offering more licenses and increasing the acreage farmers can use to develop hemp from 5 acres to 100 acres. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said when he announced […] Pennsylvania misses hemp target, but expansion still coming is a...

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These 12 States Could Pass Marijuana Laws This Year

These 12 States Could Pass Marijuana Laws This Year

These 12 States Could Pass Marijuana Laws This Year The post These 12 States Could Pass Marijuana Laws This Year appeared first on High Times. Quite a few states could pass marijuana laws this year. Legalization has been a slow but steady process in recent years. In particular, 2016 was a big year for the movement. During elections that year, nine states voted on new marijuana laws. Eight of them passed. California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine all voted to legalize...

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CannTrust gets initial OK to list on Toronto Stock Exchange

CannTrust gets initial OK to list on Toronto Stock Exchange CannTrust Holdings is set to become the first marijuana company to graduate to Canada’s senior stock market since listing requirements were clarified for companies with U.S. assets. The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has given the Vaughan, Ontario-based company initial approval for the move. As part of its ascent, CannTrust will “assign its interest” in the U.S. intellectual […] CannTrust gets initial OK to...

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