To Curb Black Market, Canada Plans To Sell Grams Of Marijuana For Only $7.77

As Canada gears up to legalize marijuana in July of next year, Ottawa agreed to sell weed at $7.77 a gram—$10 in Canadian dollars—which will only add to the country’s deficit. The Canadian government announced that provinces will receive 75 percent of the tax revenues to help cover the costs of […]

Canada To Sell Marijuana In Liquor Stores Once Legalized In 2018

One province in Canada has decided to sell its marijuana in liquor stores. Nova Scotia, a province on Canada’s eastern shore, announced on Thursday that the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, its sole alcohol distributor, would sell the drug in its stores and on its website once Canada legalizes weed in […]

In It’s First Week, Maryland Is Running Out Of Medical Marijuana

Maryland’s medical marijuana dispensaries finally opened this week after years of delay, but many are running out of the drug as limited supply is struggling to keep up with high demand. Five of seven licensed dispensaries that started selling the drug in recent days say they’ve either completely or almost run out […]

Medical Marijuana Sales Have Officially Begun In Maryland

At least 200 would-be customers were lined up outside Rockville’s first medical marijuana dispensary Friday afternoon when one of the owners announced that a cannabis shipment — including elixirs, tablets and flowers — had arrived. Bill Askinazi promised that everyone in line would go home with at least some marijuana, […]

With Medical Marijuana On The Way In Texas, Who Will Be Able To Buy It?

In just a few weeks, medical marijuana will legally be sold in Texas. The plants are nearly finished growing in South-Central Texas, which means workers will soon harvest and cultivate them, drying them out and preparing to extract low-level cannibidiol. Once that medicine is in a liquid form, and packaged in drops, […]

Maine House Votes to Uphold Governor’s Veto of Retail Recreational Marijuana Regulations

AUGUSTA — The Maine House voted Monday to sustain Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that would create the legal framework for retail sales of recreational marijuana. The bill was the result of more than nine months of work by a special committee tasked with implementing the law that voters narrowly […]

First Billboards for Marijuana Dispensaries Hit Massachusetts

Those getting off the Massachusetts Turnpike near Chicopee will now get the chance to see a first in state history — billboards advertising medical marijuana. The two billboards, visible from the east and west near Exit 5, were put up by the medical marijuana nonprofit New England Treatment Access. NETA […]

Washington State Sees Steep Decline in Marijuana Prices Since Legalization

All the diverse effects of legalizing recreational marijuana may not be clear for a number of years, but one consequence has become evident almost immediately: Pot has never been so cheap. Steven Davenport of the Pardee Rand Graduate School has analyzed marijuana retail prices in Washington state since legal recreational markets […]