Inquiry rejects bill to legalise cannabis

Inquiry rejects bill to legalise cannabis

A Senate committee has rejected a plan to legalise cannabis, despite an argument it would ease the burden on police and bring in $300 million extra in GST revenue a year. Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm has proposed federal laws to legalise cannabis for recreational, medicinal, industrial and other purposes. …

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Inquiry rejects bill to legalise cannabis – 9News

Inquiry rejects bill to legalise cannabis - 9News

A Senate committee has rejected a plan to legalise cannabis, despite an argument it would ease the burden on police and bring in $300 million extra in GST revenue a year. Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm has proposed federal laws to legalise cannabis for recreational, medicinal, industrial and other purposes. …

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CANNABIS IN MASS.: Healing without the high

Many people hear the word “cannabis” or “marijuana,” and immediately associate it with getting high and that’s it, the conversation ends. But the plant offers so much more beyond the buzz. Many are familiar with tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the cannabis plant’s main psychoactive compound responsible for the “high.” But cannabis …

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Cannabis Care Blog: Working to help all, including children

Cannabis Care Blog: Working to help all, including children

Editor’s Note: This blog features Abbe Kruger, CEO of Justice Grown, PA, the dispensary permit holder for Luzerne County. It also appears online at timesleader.com and at www.cannabiscarepa.org, with more about Kruger. * * * Justice Grown holds the Medical Marijuana Dispensary for Luzerne County. Deemed operational on Jan. 31, …

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Attention cannabis shoppers: here are the rules

Elizabeth Stephenson, chief administrative officer, Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba. (Daniel Crump / Winnipeg Free Press)

Legal cannabis store operators in Manitoba finally have their rulebook, which was released Thursday by the province’s cannabis retail regulator, the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA). Stores will have to keep all marijuana packages under lock and key, and out of sight behind a counter or on …

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5 Ways Creatives Are Fixing Cannabis’s Image Problem

5 Ways Creatives Are Fixing Cannabis’s Image Problem

On a big red billboard above Los Angeles, an elderly woman strikes a jaunty pose. She sports stylish sunglasses and bright lipstick. Beside her, the bold epithet “stoner” has been crossed out and replaced with “grandmother.” “Who is she?” I wondered when I saw the ad, which graced the skyline …

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Cannabis facility will bring jobs to Belleville

Cannabis facility will bring jobs to Belleville

Submitted photo The former Sears distribution plant in Belleville is expected to house a cannabis product manufacturing centre. The centre is expected to bring high-paying, quality jobs to the city. The Friendly City has entered the cannabis game.With the announcement earlier this week that HEXO Corp. has acquired an interest …

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Two-day cannabis expo rolls into Springfield

Two-day cannabis expo rolls into Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — The politics, business, and culture of cannabis will be front-and-center this weekend at the MassMutual Center. That Cannabis Show! promises business-to-business networking, policy discussions, expert panels, and a celebration of cannabis community. Special guests include Keith Stroup, founder of NORML; Matt Simon, New England policy director of the Marijuana Policy …

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