Petition Pushes for National Medical Cannabis Insurance For Canadians

A new healthcare technology company, Cannalogue, is launching a petition in their native land of Canada to get the Ministries of Health on board with providing national healthcare coverage for medical cannabis.  The petition, entitled United for Access, was started because of the financial burden the COVID-19 pandemic has had…

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New Sessions memo pushes death penalty for big drug dealers. That could include legal marijuana business owners.

To the litany of challenges facing Colorado’s state-licensed marijuana business owners, add another one: The federal government could — though probably won’t — try to execute them. This week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a memo to the nation’s federal prosecutors urging them to seek the death penalty in…

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Spurned Ohio medical marijuana applicant pushes full legalization vote

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 1:08 pm By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A spurned applicant for a medical marijuana grower’s license has announced plans for a 2018 Ohio ballot issue to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana. The proposal by Jimmy…

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“We don’t want you here”: Amsterdam, Europe’s weed capital, pushes back on overtourism

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 9:45 am • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 9:46 am By Mike Corder, The Associated Press AMSTERDAM — A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to…

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Sen. Orrin Hatch pushes to ease marijuana research barriers with MEDS Act

Published: Sep 13, 2017, 1:25 pm • Updated: Sep 13, 2017, 1:48 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff There’s a bipartisan push underway in the Senate for easing the path to marijuana research. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, announced Wednesday that he and Sen. Schatz, D-Hawaii, are introducing the Marijuana…

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