Will Legal Cannabis Finally Kill the Canadian Weed Black Market?

More Canadians Turning To Legal Weed, And Effectively Killing The Black Market Slowly But Surely Stress is everywhere these days, but thankfully people have cannabis to turn to. In Canada, a new study entitled “The Future of Cannabis in Canada” by Insights West for Resonance Consultancy and the Valens GroWorks…

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Anti-marijuana Virginia man accused of threatening to kill congressman

A constituent threatened to kill U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Va., over a disagreement on marijuana policy, according to law enforcement authorities. Wallace Godwin, 69, of Virginia Beach, was arrested Friday and charged in Norfolk federal court; he faces up to 10 years in prison. “The tone of our discourse has…

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Virginia Senate committee Republicans kill marijuana decriminalization bill

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 2:29 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 2:29 pm By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia state Senate committee has voted to kill a bill that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports nine Republicans on the Senate Courts of Justice…

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This economist has a strategy to kill the marijuana black market

Published: Aug 14, 2017, 11:44 am • Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 11:44 am By Jeffrey Miron, Denver Post Guest Commentary Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has recently introduced legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level. His bill will no doubt inspire the standard criticisms, one of which is that legalization…

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Legalizing weed unlikely to kill California’s huge black market

Published: Aug 9, 2017, 10:46 am • Updated: Aug 9, 2017, 10:46 am By Laurel Rosenhall, Calmatters Legalizing marijuana, California voters were told last year, would create a “safe, legal and comprehensive system” allowing adults to consume the drug while keeping it out of the hands of children. Marijuana would…

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New Philippine President Continues Policy of Using Police to Kill Drug Dealers

Newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte help a press conference Sunday to announce that, despite international criticism of his “shoot-to-kill” policy on drug dealers, he plans on continuing his enforcement methods. “Why will I give you a [due] process? I am the president. I don’t give you [due] process,” the President…

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