Canada To Measure Marijuana Use By Testing Sewage

As a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana works its way through the Canadian Parliament, the government is gearing up to track cannabis consumption more closely than it has before. Statistics Canada has begun to do city-scale drug screening by monitoring what Canadians flush down the toilet. Six cities have […]

Canada Moves One Step Closer To Marijuana Legalization

The post Canada Moves One Step Closer To Marijuana Legalization appeared first on High Times. After a landslide vote, Canada moves one step closer to marijuana legalization. Will Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s dream of legalizing cannabis throughout his country be actualized by his planned date of July 2018? Canadian Cannabis […]

Canada’s Path to Marijuana Legalization Hasn’t All Been Smooth Sailing

OTTAWA — Canada is set to become the first industrialized nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by next July, but increasingly, Canadians are wondering: What’s the hurry? The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pressing ahead with legislation to legalize cannabis, a move that a majority of the […]

Canada Faces Marijuana Shortage as Recreational Marijuana Nears

The biggest challenge for Justin Trudeau’s forthcoming legal recreational marijuana market is a shortage of pot, the finance minister of Canada’s most-populous province says. Ontario’s Charles Sousa said a supply crunch was discussed during a meeting with provincial and federal counterparts this week. Canada is aiming to legalize recreational pot […]

Canada’s Pot Legalization Will Be Corporate, Boring (And Not Equitable!) – High Times

What do you know about Justin Trudeau, Canada’s boyish and bilingual prime minister, whose Liberal government is slowly but surely following through on a promise to legalize marijuana? In case your knowledge of this North American world leader is encapsulated in the above sentence let us proffer another fact, gleaned […]

Trudeau Introduces Recreational Marijuana Bill In Canada – Cannabis Business Executive

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada. Many nations have either decriminalized marijuana, allowed it to be prescribed medically or effectively stopped enforcing laws against it. But when Mr. Trudeau’s bill passes as expected, […]

BREAKING: Canada Releases Proposed Cannabis Legislation

The government of Canada published a press release today proposing a piece of legislation, the Cannabis Act, which would regulate the industry by July of 2018. The press release puts a heavy emphasis on keeping cannabis away from children, curbing impaired driving and reducing criminal and organized crime profits. The […]