Tag Archives: travel

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 […]

The first cannabis cafe in the United States opens

The first cannabis cafe in the United States opens Tuesday in Los Angeles. Called Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe, it will be the first farm-to-table restaurant that highlights cuisine and cannabis.West Hollywood created eight cannabis consumption licenses and of more than 300 applicants, Lowell Farms was granted the first one, the restaurant says. That makes it […]

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 […]

First Cannabis-Friendly Cafe Opens In Israel

Israel’s first “coffeeshop” that allows medical marijuana users to smoke inside opened last week in the southern city of Beersheba, Mako reported on Thursday. The shop opened in Beersheba on Thursday, making Israel the first Middle Eastern state with a specialized cannabis-consumption establishment.Read More Related Articles Since legalizing medical use of marijuana in the early […]

In Thailand, Opinion on Cannabis Is Changing. How Far Will It Go?

Modern Asia’s first medical cannabis clinic blends into a concrete hospital complex in Prachinburi, a languid town 100 km east of Bangkok. Dotted with fish farms and shaded by tamarind trees, the muddy Bang Pakong River flows by out front. Somewhere out back, cannabis is growing. The sublingual cannabis oils at Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital […]

Why cannabis tourism isn’t flying high in Canada

Canadian tourism bureaus use controlled substances such as alcohol to entice people to attend wine cycling tours or craft brewery events, but when it comes to cannabis tourism the same push is virtually non-existent.  “I think we need to get on board or people are going to take their interests elsewhere,” said Jessilin Deschamps, manager of Windsor River […]

Weekend getaways: Nine cannabis-friendly locations in Ontario

For those with high expectations, these getaways are well worth the drive Relax, explore and smoke some pot. It is the long weekend after all. For those with high expectations, options abound — from bonfires to a sophisticated spa experience and weekend retreats. Here is a list of pot-friendly spots that are worth taking a […]

Cannabis oil: Girl’s medicine confiscated at Stansted Airport

The mother of a girl with epilepsy said her child is at risk of “becoming comatose” after her medical cannabis oils were seized at a UK airport. Tannine Montgomery said Indie-Rose, 5, had seizures and panic attacks before starting to use the oils 14 months ago. Ms Montgomery, 30, said she was stopped at Stansted […]

A ‘Museum of Weed’ is Coming to Hollywood

San Francisco (CNN Business) – A 30,000-square-foot cannabis museum is coming to Hollywood.Weedmaps, a Los Angeles-based cannabis technology and media company, is behind the new museum, which is aimed at destigmatizing cannabis and will open later this summer.”We’re at this point now where there is some cannabis normalization,” Weedmaps CEO Chris Beals told CNN Business, “where they’re already starting […]

BRAUN: Don’t be a dope about transporting cannabis

Keep your skunk in the trunk. Put your loot in the boot. Legal cannabis, just like alcohol, has to be transported properly. Even after you’ve followed all the rules, bought from a government store or website, and never, ever exceeded the personal cannabis limit of 30 grams, you can still run afoul of the law […]