Rolling cannabis into a joint

TORONTO — Recreational cannabis will be sold online in Ontario when legalized this fall and in private retail stores across the province early next year, the government announced Monday, reversing the previous administration’s plan to distribute cannabis through publicly owned outlets. The Progressive Conservatives, who took power at the end of June, said public safety…

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cannabis lounge

Pittsburg’s first plant for manufacturing and distributing medical and recreational cannabis could soon be operating in an industrial park at the former U.S. Army’s Camp Stoneman site. The City Council voted 4-1 Monday to approve a commercial cannabis permit and an operating agreement with Canyon Laboratories, a subsidiary of BioZone Laboratories Inc. Since 1992 Biozone…

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Weed on a purple background.

Call it the California Marijuanapocalypse of 2018. As of January 1, recreation cannabis has been legal in the state. A black market still runs underneath it all (Northern California alone supplies perhaps 75 percent of all marijuana across the United States), but cultivators and distributors are going legit, bringing themselves up to the rigorous testing…

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Marijuana in a jar.

Pennsylvania’s growing medical marijuana industry received two major green lights Monday morning. Following recommendations highlighted last month, the Department of Health officially added opioid addiction to the list of approved conditions that can be treated by medicinal cannabis. And in a major boon to Philadelphia, five local institutions were awarded research licenses to study cannabis.…

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