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California kindergartner can use cannabis drug at school

Virginia to keep medical cannabis licensing process secret

A Northern California kindergartener can continue bringing her cannabis-based drug to her public school. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported Saturday that a judge in favor of 5-year-old Brooke Adams, who uses the drug as an emergency treatment for a rare form of epilepsy. The Rincon Valley Union School District in …

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Vapers tricked into buying synthetic cannabis-laced product

Drug producers are capitalising on the rise of vaping to sell a liquid form of “spice” – an illegal synthetic substance nicknamed “zombie” – to unwitting customers. Suppliers of Kronic Juice, which is being shipped into the UK labelled as a harmless e-liquid, refuse to disclose the ingredients, referring only …

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Journalism’s budding new beat: Cannabis reporter

Journalism's budding new beat: Cannabis reporter

Even in the heyday of cigarettes, when people still smoked in their offices, you wouldn’t expect to open a newspaper and see a reporter assigned to cover the “tobacco beat.”  And, alcohol, which is consumed by Canadians in quantities greater than ever, still only typically gets covered by wine reviewers, who …

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Legalization countdown: The week in cannabis

Legalization countdown: The week in cannabis

As the countdown to legal marijuana becomes a matter of weeks and days, not months, it comes more and more into focus. Here’s what we learned this week: Legal marijuana markets will mostly be online to start in several provinces (totally online in Ontario). Online shopping, as we know, means …

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