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Uruguay, often recognized as the pioneer in legalized recreational marijuana, is also building a solid foundation to support its hemp industry. “Uruguay is an agricultural country with a clear regulatory framework that offers attractive conditions for large-scale outdoor cultivation (of hemp),” said Maria Belen Algorta, who oversees Uruguay operations for Australia-based Ecofibre. “As far as South America […]
When you look like the late Jerry Garcia of “Grateful Dead” fame and you wear a black Zig-Zag T-shirt, you might fit many people’s idea of a marijuana dealer. And when you’re selling a product that looks and smells identical to high-potent pot, you shouldn’t be surprised by a visit from law enforcement. That’s exactly what happened to 64-year-old Larry Friedrich, who […]
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 […]
The substitution effect: More people are making the switch to marijuana Could cannabis be a helping hand to alcoholics? If possible, it could be a watershed moment for themany as 33 million Americans who struggle with alcohol use disorder. Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive drug in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that […]
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 […]
There’s a week to go before a draw to award the first 25 cannabis retail licences Prospective pot shop owners around the province are hoping Friday is their lucky day. That’s the day that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will hold a draw to determine who gets the first 25 cannabis retail licences. […]
TORONTO – The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says expressions of interest can be submitted online Monday through noon Wednesday, with the draw to take place on Friday and […]
Ordering cannabis in Los Angeles is now as easy as booking a taxi. Click on an app, choose your preferred product, pay for it and then sit back and wait for it to be delivered to your door. Eaze is just one of several firms taking advantage of the legalisation of cannabis, for which the […]