Posts Tagged ‘recreational 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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Denver Based Company Launches Cannabis Ads At California Airport

Marijuana ads at the airpot.

Organa Brands, a Denver-based company, premiered an ad campaign this week on branded trays at security checkpoints in Ontario California International Airport, a major airport in Southern California. The campaign by Organa Brands, one of the largest cannabis companies, alerts travelers about California’s recreational marijuana law with fine print not to take pot across state…

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California is trying to educate people about marijuana before recreational sales start.

California recreational weed education.

Months before California allows the sale of marijuana for recreational use, the state has launched an education campaign about the drug, including highlighting the potential harms of cannabis for minors and pregnant women. The state is scheduled to issue licenses starting Jan. 2 for growing and selling marijuana for recreational use, expanding a program that…

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Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot business

Marijuana diversity.

Compared with a year ago, times may seem tough for those banking on the legalization of marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has raised “serious questions” about legalization, appears less friendly to the cannabis industry than his predecessor. Even after the District of Columbia permitted recreational use of the drug in 2015, arrests in the…

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