State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf - Cannabis News

A roundup of U.S. and international cannabis politics.

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State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf - Cannabis News

A roundup of U.S. and international cannabis politics.

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Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada - Cannabis News

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada.

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Canada: Government to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018 - Cannabis News

The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Reaffirms Commitment To Marijuana Legalization, Expects Legislation By Summer – Cannabis News

ESQUIMALT, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says regulating the sale of marijuana will protect young people and take money away from criminal gangs, but the government is drawing the line at pot when it comes to legalizing illicit drugs.

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Canada: Future looks bright for Alberta’s commercial cannabis producers – Cannabis News

The business of pot started in this country with medical marijuana, and demand for it is taking off.

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Canadian Armed Forces vet says "Cannabis gave me my life back" – Cannabis News

But new restrictions on medical marijuana program means military veterans like Darrell Hulme will only be reimbursed for a third of the medicine they need to deal with PTSD and other conditions.

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What Were The Top Marijuana Moments In 2016? – Cannabis News

2016 was the biggest year in the history of marijuana, and there were many moments that were worthy of being the ‘top moments.’

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Huge lineups as cannabis chain stores open for business in Montreal – Cannabis News

Pot enthusiasts lined up around the block in the cold temperatures right until closing time at several newly opened marijuana shops in Montreal Thursday.

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Canada: This small Alberta village could soon be home to the world's largest marijuana factory – Cannabis News

County green-lights massive expansion of Aurora Cannabis near the community of Cremona, population 457.

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Canada's top pharmacy chain prepares to sell medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Canada's top pharmacy chain is hoping to be the first in the country to legally sell over-the-counter medical marijuana.

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Canada will see 900,000 new pot smokers under legalization, poll implies - Cannabis News

Nearly a million Canadians who don’t smoke marijuana now are very likely to start after it’s legalized, survey data implies.

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Organic Pot Grower Living the Dream in Canada – Cannabis News

29-year-old is the lead agronomist for a British Columbia marijuana company.

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Canada to press US on 'ludicrous' marijuana border policy – Cannabis News

Canada will push the United States to change a border policy that has banned Canadians who admit to having used marijuana from travel to the United States, given Canada’s plans to legalize pot, a government spokesman said on Friday.

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Canada to likely legalize pot impacting both sides of Detroit River – Cannabis News

WINDSOR, CANADA (WJBK) - The push is on to legalize marijuana in Canada. If our neighbors across the Detroit River give it the green light, a lot of metro Detroiters could head to Windsor to get high.

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Canada is poised to become North America's new cannabis capital – Cannabis News

Colorado and Washington may have jumped ahead in the race to become North America’s marijuana kings, but Canada is now positioned to take a lead in the booming multibillion-dollar industry.

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Cannabis Tourism Grows in Canada – Marijuana News

For those of us who love to travel (and that is most of us) the only thing better than visiting a new destination, would be if you were able to do it with your friend Mary Jane.

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Canada aims for marijuana legalization in 2017 – Marijuana News

Canada's Liberal government will introduce a law in spring 2017 to legalize recreational marijuana, it said on Wednesday, fulfilling an election pledge and following several U.S. states in permitting easy access to the drug.

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Canadian Court Says Prescription Holders Can Grow Marijuana at Home – Marijuana News

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not yet fulfilled his promise to legalize marijuana in Canada, but the country’s Federal Court ruled Wednesday that prescription holders could grow their own supply.

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Justin Trudeau and the cannabis factory - Marijuana News

Image: Dave Simonds via The Economist

Converting a medical-marijuana industry into a recreational one in Canada will not be easy.

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