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Marijuana Legalization

Monday: New York City Council Hearing On Marijuana Enforcement

On February 26, 2018, the New York City Council Committees on Justice System and Public Safety will hold a joint hearing on marijuana enforcement and data gathering in New York City. This hearing comes as advocates decry another year of thousands of arrests for low-level marijuana possession – more than 17,800 in […]

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Global Drug War

Timeline For Start Of Retail Cannabis Sales In Canada Delayed

Retailers will be unable to begin legally selling marijuana products to consumers until late summer or early fall, according to Canadian news reports. Lawmakers had initially sought to begin regulating the adult use marijuana market by July 1. In November, members of the House of Commons voted 200 to 82 in favor of […]

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Cannabis Activism

The Seattle’s Cannabis Freedom March Wants You

  The marijuana marches are coming! Every year people across the nation take part in marches in support of cannabis legalisation. In Seattle, the march is The Cannabis Freedom March or the extended version “Cannabis Freedom Marching for Wellness Awareness Quality of Life and Cannabis.” Even though cannabis is “legal” […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Cannabis Stores Improve in Minor Decoy Checks

Oregon cannabis retail stores only successfully passed 81% of minor decoy checks conducted by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the agency in charge of regulating the state’s burgeoning marijuana industry, but there’s good news this month as stores have improved up to 89%. While the previous 81% mark is better […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Statistics Canada: Cannabis Use More Than Doubled From 1985 To 2015

The Canadian federal government has committed to legalizing, regulating, and restricting access to non-medical use of cannabis in 2018. To prepare for this change, Statistics Canada has been adapting the national statistical system to measure the social and economic impacts of legalized cannabis. A new study released today in Health Reports examines the […]