Massachusetts MMJ Patients Are Worried About Shortages Once Recreational Sales Start

For medical marijuana patients, the drug is not only for getting high. It offers relief from pain, nausea and other symptoms of illness. Now, medical marijuana patients are worried that supply of their medicine is in “grave danger” when legal recreational marijuana goes on sale. “No regulations have been drafted […]

Massachusetts Set To Decide This Month On Social Use Of Cannabis

BOSTON — Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called “cannabis cafes?” The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to regulate the state’s marijuana industry, is expected to decide later this month whether to approve draft regulations that would allow […]

In Response To Sessions, Berkeley Votes To Become First Marijuana Sanctuary City

As California continues to function in a new era of legal marijuana, Berkeley has declared it is now a “sanctuary city” for cannabis users. CBS San Francisco reports that the Berkeley City Council voted in favor of a resolution that would designate the area as a sanctuary city for cannabis customers, businesses, […]

Who Stands To Cash In On Canada’s Legal Marijuana?

Smith Falls, Ontario – The cannabis growing operation in Smith Falls, a small town southwest of the Canadian capital, Ottawa, is unlike most others in the world. Occupying 15,600sq metres in a facility that was previously Canada’s first Hershey’s chocolate factory, thousands of cannabis plants sit across the street from a […]

Marijuana Industry In California Is Poised To Be A Leader In Job Creation

California is poised to become the largest recreational cannabis market in the world. It’s also a great place to get a job helping marijuana growers, processors, and sellers or work in adjacent services including legal advice, marketing and security for the nascent industry. That’s according to ZipRecruiter, an online employment marketplace, […]

New Hampshire’s Marijuana Legalization Bill Has House Hearing Today

When it comes to marijuana policy, New Hampshire legislators continue to comb through a slew of what-if scenarios. The review, and debate, comes on a couple of fronts: The House Ways and Means Committee holds a public hearing today on a bill to legalize recreational pot – which the full House endorsed […]

StatsCanada Survey Finds Canadians Pay An Average Of Under $7 Per Gram Of Cannabis

Canadians pay an average of less than $7 a gram for pot, according to Statistics Canada data collected through a crowdsourcing pilot project. More than 15,000 Canadians have participated in StatsCan’s online survey since Jan. 25, exceeding expectations of 1,000 to 2,000 entries. Broken down by province and territory, the average price […]

Maine Employers Now Prohibited From Discrimination Against Marijuana Use

Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time. Employers in the state will no longer be able to discriminate against employees for using marijuana or marijuana by-products outside after new laws went into effect, and the state’s Labour Department […]

Michigan Takes Another Step Towards Legalizing Marijuana

The push to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use got a boost Friday when a deadline for opposition groups to challenge petition signatures passed and no one stepped up. Now it will be up to the Secretary of State’s election office to review a 500-signature sample of the 362,102 signatures that were […]

Denver Business Applies To Become First Cannabis Spa In The Country

A historic mansion blocks from Colorado’s state Capitol could soon be the home of the nation’s first legal marijuana spa. Utopia All Natural Wellness Spa and Lounge submitted its application for a Denver Cannabis Consumption Establishment license on Wednesday for a spa in the Creswell Mansion, 1244 Grant St. It hopes […]