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Trudeau Turns Down Senate Amendments Made to the Cannabis Act

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The Canadian federal government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chosen to turn down the dozen amendments the Senate had passed a week ago which will hold up legislative approval of the Cannabis Act. The Cannabis Act, when passed, will legalize the recreational use of cannabis and the extraction of......
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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in Congress to End Federal Interference in Legal Cannabis States

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Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo) have introduced a new bill last week to congress called the States Act. The States Act would end the possibility of Federal interference within medical and recreational cannabis states. More simply put, the legislation would leave the matter of legalization up to......
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State Board Certifies Ohio Petition to Legalize Cannabis

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state board has certified a petition for another proposed Ohio ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana. The initiative would allow Ohioans age 21 or older to possess, grow, use, sell and share marijuana in the state. Supporters must gather at least 305,591 signatures. The petition language......
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Chuck Shumer to Introduce Cannabis Decriminalization Bill on 4/20

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The United States Senate minority leader and top Democrat representative Chuck Shumer (D-N.Y.) will introduce legislation to halt federal involvement in state cannabis laws on the notorious 4/20 holiday today. The United States Senator believes that current marijuana laws, which have the same legal classification as heroin, has been ineffective......
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Companies Ready to Supply Pharmacies in Canada with Legal Cannabis

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Wholly owned subsidiary of Privateer Holdings, Tilray, has signed an LOI to supply medical cannabis to Pharmasave, a pharmacy chain in Canada of more than 650 independently owned pharmacies. A number of different companies are attempting to jostle for position ahead of the planned legalization in Canada this year. Other......
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Vermont Becomes 9th State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

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Vermont becomes the 9th state in the U.S. to legalize recreational cannabis for adults over 21 but, the first state to do so through its passing legislation. Every other state has voted recreational cannabis via a ballot measure. Gov. Phil Scott had originally rejected a similar bill last year but,......
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Colorado’s Cannabis Sales for 2017 Reach $1.6 Billion

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Colorado retailed $1.5 billion dollars’ worth of medical and recreational cannabis last year,  up 15% from 2016. Although recent over supply in the states market has caused to price per gram to drop significantly, demand is still stronger than ever. Colorado was the first state in the U.S. to legalized......