President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug, a move that could lift a threat to the industry made by the U.S. attorney general just three months ago.
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Driving Growers and Sellers Underground, the Canadian Government Begins to Usurp the Marijuana Industry
Most may be surprised to learn that Canada’s largest black market involves the very same substance the government has recently deemed to be legislated as “not illegal.” But for many otherwise law-abiding members of society, “not illegal” doesn’t mean “legal” either. Members of this enormous underground market aren’t tattooed thugs or violent criminals—they’re parents, grandparents, teachers, communityRead More
As Canada moves toward the legalization of marijuana, companies like Potzee.ca have emerged in the area of premium products with their organic herbal smoking blends. Potzee herbal blends can be smoked alone or mixed with cannabis to provide a smooth, tasteful and clean smoking experience. All their hand-crafted blends are tobacco and nicotine free using onlyRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – On January 4th 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his office had repealed an Obama-era piece of regulation known as the Cole Memo. With this ruling, the current administration began a rollback of state-control over cannabis use and reinvigorated the drug war. What was the Cole memo and what will this moveRead More
We’re wrapping up 2017 at Civilized by announcing the inaugural winner of the highly un-coveted Prohibitionist of the Year Award.
CANNABIS CULTURE – The case centers around Gerard Comeau, a retired New Brunswick power linesman who was fined CAD 292.50 after being stopped for transporting multiple cases of beer and liquor back home from Quebec. The fine stems from New Brunswick’s liquor acts that limit a person to transport 12 pints of beer or aRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. has a new minority stakeholder.
Rep. Matt Gaetz has been in Congress for less than a year, but the Florida Republican has already become one of the House’s foremost leaders working to reform federal marijuana policies.
Las Vegas’s most populous suburb will allow the sales of adult-use cannabis beginning Friday, following a vote by the Henderson City Council on Tuesday to approve the applications of five adult-use marijuana dispensaries.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Dispensaries in Canada should not be shuttered when the federal government legalizes recreational cannabis next year.