Will Legalized Marijuana Erase Prior Weed Convictions?

The post Will Legalized Marijuana Erase Prior Weed Convictions? appeared first on High Times. California legalized recreational cannabis upon the dawn of the New Year. But naturally, there are still several remaining questions that come on the heels of the monumental variation of drug policy. Whether it’s further hashing out zoning […]

Jeff Sessions Rescinds Cole Memo

According to The Associated Press, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo today, an Obama-era policy barring Department of Justice officials from going after state-legal cannabis businesses. This move comes just after California, the nation’s most populous state, legalized adult use sales of cannabis. Previously, the Cole Memo […]

The Great Cannabis Branding Conundrum in Europe

Cannabranding is buzzy. In the United States and in Canada, it is a vertical that is developing fast along with the multi-billion dollar legitimizing cannabis market. In both the United States and Canada, digital marketing to promote brands is a hot topic. Social media has firmly rolled over traditional advertising […]

Top 10 Marijuana Policy Issues For 2018

The post Top 10 Marijuana Policy Issues For 2018 appeared first on High Times. More states will consider marijuana’s legalization in 2018. For example, there are promising efforts to present voters with ballot initiatives in Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Utah. In addition, there looks to be promising […]

Canada’s First Nations Demand Say In Cannabis Economy

The post Canada’s First Nations Demand Say In Cannabis Economy appeared first on High Times. Amid the controversies about federal versus provincial control of the cannabis biz, as Canada prepares for legalization, another jurisdictional issue has emerged. At the annual meeting of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) in Ottawa December 6, […]

Jeff Sessions’ Justification For A Marijuana Crackdown Is Bogus

The post Jeff Sessions’ Justification For A Marijuana Crackdown Is Bogus appeared first on High Times. Jeff Sessions’ favorite song is punctuated by the drums of war. Bad news and ominous warnings of more ills to come pepper the attorney general’s speeches. Such preoccupations must certainly darken the man’s mindset. […]

Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance

The post Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance appeared first on High Times. Pretty ironic timing. Just as Canada is moving toward legal cannabis, dispensaries are coming under more legal pressure and being forced to shut down—most recently in Toronto. Last week, the city’s Cannabis Culture outlet—which had been targeted […]

European Cannabis News Roundup 2017 And Predictions For 2018

Europe saw big developments on the cannabis front all year. This includes country-by-country developments that include legalization of medical use and even plans to begin domestic production, no matter how delayed such plans have turned out to be. By far the most interesting market developments were in Germany all year. […]