Posts Tagged ‘legalizing marijuana’

Canada could make billions from recreational marijuana

Canada legalizing recreational marijuana in 2018.

Canada faces one last hurdle to becoming the first G7 nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Canada’s Cannabis Act was introduced in the Canadian Senate Tuesday, its last legislative stop. The bill enjoys wide public support and the backing of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I think it is broadly recognized that criminalizing cannabis has been a…

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Legal Marijuana: With Sessions as Top Cop, Pot Advocates Getting Nervous

Colorado marijuana farm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was confirmed last Wednesday night by a party-line vote after hours of protest speeches by Senate Democrats. Most of those protests centered on high-profile accusations of racism as well as Sessions’ record of opposing LGBTQ and reproductive rights. But there’s another policy issue that has advocacy groups, businesses, and even law…

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