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Having legalized cannabis on July 1st, 2017, the state has already generated $55.53 million in tax collections since recreational sales began. It’s also the home of the biggest dispensary in the world (the 112,000 square foot Planet 13) and is now also home to the world’s first cannabis “speakeasy.” “When we decided to create this experience […]
Taxes, supply problems and lack of competition have pushed up the price of cannabis to $8.02 per gram The price of pot has risen more than 17 per cent since it became legal for recreational use, according to Statistics Canada. With more folks lighting up, and thorny supply issues in some provinces, the price has jumped […]
Canadian capital’s bins haven’t been used enough to call police for pickup and disposal So you’ve made your way to Ottawa’s main airport for an international trip, bringing your passport, some of your destination’s preferred currency … and a couple of joints you honestly forgot were in your bag. Don’t worry. Airport officials have planned ahead. The Ottawa […]
From Canada to Michigan to California, marijuana legalization had a very big year. When we look back, 2018 may be the year in which marijuana legalization really won. Canada legalized marijuana, defying international treaties (which the US is also a part of) that prohibit fully legalizing cannabis. After legalizing marijuana in 2016, California opened the world’s biggest […]
New Zealanders will vote on legalising recreational cannabis in a referendum during the 2020 general election, the country’s justice minister said. A vote was promised by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party last year during cross-party talks, which helped to form a coalition government. It comes a week after lawmakers gave medicinal cannabis the green […]
City’s lack of control over where cannabis retailers will go still rankles After four hours of presentations, pointed questions and a passionate plea from rookie Coun. Carol Anne Meehan to opt out, Ottawa city council has voted to allow retail cannabis stores to open for business starting in April 2019. Most councillors seemed to hold their noses, and remain concerned […]