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Drake is going into business with a Canadian cannabis firm

San Francisco (CNN Business)Cannabis, so hot right now.The burgeoning North American cannabis industry — and, notably, the booming hemp-derived CBD sector — has become a red-carpet-like affair with celebrities and athletes signing on to pitch one brand or another. On Thursday, Aubrey Drake Graham, best known as hip-hop artist Drake, partnered with Canadian cannabis giant Canopy […]

‘Playing with fire’: What to know if you’re getting on a flight with cannabis

Flying within Canada with cannabis isn’t against the rules — but it may not be the smartest decision, according to an immigration lawyer. The issue arose this week when a domestic Air Canada flight from Toronto to Vancouver was diverted to Seattle. Some passengers on the flight reportedly raised concerns about whether they would be penalized for […]

How long should I be waiting to drive after consuming edible cannabis?

Since I don’t like inhaling things, I’d always avoided marijuana. A few months ago, I discovered weed gummies and I find they help me calm down in the evening so I can sleep. How long should I be waiting to drive after taking them? Even after a year of legalization, I’m really not clear on […]

Pot use admission at U.S. border snagging Canadian boomers, says lawyer

VICTORIA — Canadians wanting to cross the U.S. border are being asked different marijuana questions than they were before cannabis was legal, says an American immigration lawyer who represents numerous aging baby boomers denied entry to America for past pot use. Recreational marijuana will have been legal for a year on Thursday, but any celebrating […]

Someone called 911 after roommate stole US$20 worth of weed

Police in Dade City, Florida say they had to ask a local man to kindly stop calling them to report that his roommate had dipped into his stash. A Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputy took to Twitter in an effort to get the weed-bereaved gentleman to stop calling about his stolen weed, which remains prohibited in the […]

Indicted Ukrainians sought Nevada cannabis licenses in all the wrong ways

Two Ukrainian associates of Rudy Giuliani were arrested on Wednesday night and charged with funneling foreign money into US elections, an illegal activity. The headlines have been dominated by the pair’s alleged donations to a pro-Trump super PAC last year, but there’s another charge hidden in the indictment that has left some in the cannabis […]

Canada’s first year of cannabis legalization going out on a high

It was the advice given many times to maiden pot users, emboldened by Canadian legalization to take their first tokes over the past year: “Start low and go slow.” But that urging for baptismal moderation on an individual level — particularly regarding concentrations and consumption of the plant’s psychoactive THC component — could easily pass […]

Tenant who lived above illegal cannabis store loses bid to return home

TORONTO — A legal tenant evicted from his Toronto apartment because the building was being used as an illegal cannabis store has lost his bid to be allowed to return while he challenges the constitutionality of the law that put him on the street. In his ruling, an Ontario judge decided that allowing Jeffrey Brodie […]

Beware this marijuana vaping cartridge brand

‘Dank’ is definitely not dank. Shopping for cannabis vape carts? Think twice before inhaling this brand. Black-market cannabis vaping cartridges sold with the (bogus) “Dank” label figure prominently in the ongoing federal investigation into an outbreak of mysterious, sometimes deadly lung illnesses. The images in this post were released on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, by […]

Australian Capital Territory legalises personal cannabis use

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has become the first jurisdiction in the nation to legalise recreational cannabis use. Lawmakers in the territory passed a landmark bill on Wednesday allowing adults to possess up to 50 grams of the drug and to grow four plants at home. Personal cannabis use remains prohibited elsewhere in Australia, but […]

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