Will Canada be able to fully legalize and regulate marijuana by July?

Published: Oct 5, 2017, 1:40 pm • Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 1:41 pm By Alan Freeman, The Washington Post OTTAWA – Canada is set to become the first industrialized nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by next July, but increasingly, Canadians are wondering: What’s the hurry?…

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Cannabis activist claims political views reason for denied entry to Canada

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 10:21 am • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 12:41 pm By The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine marijuana activist says he was detained and denied entry to Canada because he supports the legalization of marijuana. The Portland Press Herald reports Paul McCarrier posted on Facebook…

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Canada looks to spend $274M to bolster cannabis-related law enforcement

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 2:39 pm • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 2:39 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Canada intends to commit upward of a quarter-billion dollars to deter drug-impaired driving and diversion in preparing for national cannabis legalization, the country’s public safety officials announced Friday. Canada’s federal government…

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Cannabis companies flock to Canada as US laws keep them off stock exchange

Published: Apr 6, 2017, 11:17 am • Updated: Apr 6, 2017, 11:17 am By Jack Kaskey, Bloomberg When Hadley Ford created a company for investing in the fast-growing business of legal marijuana, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. investment banker left New York and headed north of the border. While…

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Report: Canada to legalize marijuana by July 2018

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 11:04 am • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 3:56 pm By Jen Skerritt and Aoyon Ashraf, Bloomberg News The frenzy surrounding Canada’s marijuana market intensified Monday after a report the government will unveil plans to legalize sales for recreational use in April. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government…

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