The government faces a long, hard slog.
DENVER — Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and start...
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"I love Baby Trudeau, but he says, 'We're going to fix this.' When?"
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The Ontario Premier says there hasn't been enough discussion about the distinctions between medicinal and recreational marijuana.
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The problem with establishing a Federal Cannabis Tax Fund is that somebody needs to ask for it, now, before the legislation is drafted. Mayors and councils across Canada may be reluctant to raise this publicly while marijuana is still illegal and because there is no formal recognition of municipal governments in our constitution.
The government isn't looking to line its pockets, said Trudeau.
The Liberals promised to legalize pot more than a year ago, prompting a months-long barrage of Conservative attack ads.
The government will look abroad for best practices, said the health minister.
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TORONTO — The CEO of one of Canada's licensed medical cannabis producers says a delivery-by-courier model would be a good first step as the new Liberal government looks to allow recreational access to...
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"There would not be any need to reinvent the wheel."
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One of the more potentially controversial policies promised by the Liberals is the legalization of marijuana. Whether we agree with it on not, Canada is likely to see marijuana openly available for sale within the next four years. Pot is about to get hot.
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The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is urging Trudeau Liberals to learn from the U.S. experience.
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As many as three in 10 adult Canadians could be consumers of legal pot Canadians want corporate-run, government-controlled marijuana biz Possibly a $5-billion annual business The market for legal m...
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An apology is what Canada's cannabis culture wants and deserves. Without a formal recognition that the war on cannabis has been a century-long mistake, we will never be able to truly heal from this dark part of our history.
If home cultivation is not allowed, then cannabis is not truly legalized in Canada. Canadians must have at least as much right to grow their own cannabis as they do to brew their own beer and wine.
The first step in that process will be to establish a task force to hear from public health, substance abuse and public safety experts.
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TORONTO — Friendlier laws on medical marijuana use in Canada are already drawing American investment north or the border, and the trend is likely to further ignite if the federal Liberals make good on...
"It's going to be a lot harder to implement than you think. It's going to take a lot longer to do it. And it's going to cost more than you think."
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OTTAWA — Canadians are "increasingly likely" to support the legalization or decriminalization of drugs, including marijuana, the public safety minister's top bureaucrat has quietly advised. It's a mes...
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The Conservative leader says there's overwhelming evidence about the drug's long-term effects.
"It's confusing for us right now. We're trying to figure out what the problem is.''
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If you were ever thinking about growing and selling marijuana, Kwantlan Polytechnic University in British Columbia may have the course for you.
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Conversations about cannabis policy are heating up. So it's no surprise that we suddenly seem immersed in claims and counterclaims on a slew of topics related to cannabis use and regulation. The International Centre for Science in Drug Policy has tasked itself with determining the strength of scientific support for such claims. Over the past year, we've been working diligently on scanning the news media and online conversations about cannabis to identify the most oft-repeated or high-profile claims including the ones above related to its use and regulation.
"It’s more that we need to work towards ending stigma and shame..."
“His personal crusade against marijuana users is just another expensive, big government intervention, wasting tax dollars and treating Canadians like children.”
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TORONTO - Smoke it, toke it, vape it, eat it — marijuana, it seems, is going mainstream.Once widely reviled by society at large as the demon weed, medical-grade cannabis is now available through feder...
A Vaughan man says that the overwhelming smell of marijuana wafting from an allegedly legal grow-op next door to his restoration business is causing serious problems for his staff. Mario Batony has h...
I feel that marijuana is great for tough decisions. Marijuana is a great medicine for anger and frustration. I believe marijuana makes you smart; maybe the government doesn't want you smoking marijuana because it educates and enhances your brain, enhances your thinking. Legalization takes away the extra tool a police officer would use to express his or her hate toward a cannabis consumer. Legalization also improves the atmosphere a cannabis consumer purchases in. You shouldn't have to jeopardize your life to get a little medication. Thanks to legalization things are safer for the vendor and the consumer.
Thirty-three years after his untimely death, ganja-loving reggae icon Bob Marley is being remembered with an eponymous brand of top-end marijuana, his family said Tuesday. Marley Natural is being pitc...
TORONTO - Ontario's health minister is refusing to take a position on a call from Canada's largest mental health and addiction research centre to legalize marijuana.The Centre for Addiction and Mental...