20 June at 4:18

Mexico Legalizes Medical Cannabis

In December 2016, the Mexican Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of passing medical cannabis laws. This was achieved with a yes vote wining by a margin of 98-7. On April 28th, 2017 legalization moved a step closer when the lower house voted 374-7 in favour of legalization. This just left the Mexican president to officially sign [...]

26 May at 12:38

Five Reasons Why Connecticut Should (and Probably Will) Legalize Pot

There’s much debate right now about which North American states will be the next to legalize recreational cannabis. The one thing that everybody knows for sure is that it is absolutely a case of when it happens, at opposed to if. There are already several potential proposals and measures being discussed behind closed doors and [...]

16 May at 1:00

Theresa May Won’t Legalise Because Cannabis is a Gateway Drug

British Prime Minister Theresa May, yesterday said that she will not be legalizing cannabis in the UK because she believes that cannabis can lead to mental health problems and acts as a gateway to Heroin use. This comes hot on the heels of the Liberal Democrats pledge to legalise cannabis if elected. Yesterday on a Facebook [...]

12 May at 3:44

Liberal Democrats Pledge to Legalise Cannabis in UK if Elected

Julian Huppert of the Liberal Democrats in a recent interview with BuzzFeed News has said that his party manifesto will pledge to fully legalise cannabis in the UK. This comes after former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, last year said “British politicians need to open their eyes to what is happening in the rest of the world”. Now [...]

11 May at 2:46

Make Cannabis Dull to Keep It Under Control, So Says Canada

All across the United States, the fledgling legal cannabis industry is facing one very specific and important hurdle. In fact, it is probably just about the only thing that both cannabis critics and industry players alike can comprehensively agree on. Which is, of course, the small matter of ensuring that cannabis stays out of the [...]

6 April at 2:37

San Diego Bans All Pot Business in Unincorporated Areas

It’s already been four months since California not only took recreational marijuana to the ballot box, but also gave it the green light by a solid enough majority. Which was largely as predicted, with the state now pegged to quickly become the single most important recreational cannabis destination/region in the United States. If not, the [...]

31 March at 10:12

Why Anyone Opposing Cannabis Legalization is Just Plain Wrong

We never have been and never will be the types to deny people their own personal opinions and viewpoints. After all, it would be an incredibly boring world if each and every one of us thought the same way. No new ideas, no intelligent discussion and no room for improvement where improvement was possible. But [...]

27 March at 10:22

Jeff Sessions’ Latest Foot-in-Mouth Moment

Sigh…it’s pretty sad when we live in an era where the very mention of the United States Atty. General is enough to send a collective cold shiver down the spines of every cannabis campaigner and industry player in the country. It all comes down to simple democracy. Or in the current instance, a distinct lack [...]

15 March at 10:27

Oakland Strips Non-Residents of Marijuana Business Licenses

As things stand right now, the North American states that have legalized recreational cannabis have opened their doors and kick-started something of a free for all licensing for anyone looking to get involved. You might not happen to live in Boston for example, but just as long as you’re within a realistic commuting distance, there’s [...]

14 March at 10:01

Marijuana Rescheduling, How Is It Done and Why Is It So Important?

It’s been called one of the most misunderstood concepts in the drug policy arena. Cannabis legalization advocates believe that rescheduling marijuana to a different Schedule of the Controlled Substances Act will solve several big problems the industry faces, such as a lack of banking access and the threat of federal raids or shutdowns. However, each [...]

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