Marijuana

  • It’s legal nationwide in Canada…But not allowed in the U.S.

    Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada on Oct. 17, but don’t expect a grassroots tourism effort to put a dent in the balance of trade or even chill out a simmering trade war between the two countries. Authorities do not expect a major flow of Americans over the Blue Water...
  • Voters in Oklahoma approve medical marijuana use

    Oklahoma voters on Tuesday backed the medicinal use of marijuana, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith and political leaders. State Question 788, the result of an activist-led signature drive launched more than two years ago, makes it legal to grow, sell and use marijuana for...
  • Marijuana-based epilepsy drug approved by FDA

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a drug derived from marijuana for the first time Monday, giving the go ahead to treat two rare forms of epilepsy with the compound cannabidiol, also known as CBD, found in hemp and marijuana. Epidiolex, a form of cannabidiol, will be legally used to...
  • Canada could have marijuana shops opened up by the summer

    Canada’s government is poised to approve sweeping cannabis legalization as soon as this week and could launch marijuana sales by late summer. The appointed Canadian Senate is expected to give the OK to a legalization measure Thursday following years of quiet study and discussion. Once approved by the House, which...
  • Craft cannabis growers ignored in rush to legalize pot in Canada

    Vancouver – The craft cannabis industry in British Columbia is very concerned over the federal government’s lack of progress in creating a promised “micro-cultivation” license for those in their industry and they are demanding action. Representatives of five groups of craft cannabis growers and sellers delivered an open letter...
  • City councilman: ‘Runners’ used to pedal synthetic weed on streets

    Store owners who pedal synthetic marijuana in Brooklyn use “runners” to make drug transactions on sidewalks to avoid selling the poison out of their shops, a city pol said Sunday. “What we do know is that some of the shop owners are using what’s called runners,” Councilman Robert Cornegy...
  • $18M worth of marijuana seized in massive grow house bust, authorities say

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ga. – Investigators in northeast Georgia have busted a massive marijuana grow house operation that nabbed $18 million worth of high-grade marijuana. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement said they executed a search warrant on Friday at 423 Casey Road, Canon, Georgia....
  • Third marijuana grow operation busted in Georgia in two weeks

    AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga. – Hundreds of marijuana plants were found growing inside a warehouse in Avondale Estates. Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents raided the building Tuesday. It was the third major grow operation busted in Georgia in two weeks. Inside the building on Washington Street in Avondale Estates, agents...
  • Ex-Florida WR Antonio Callaway reportedly tested positive for marijuana at combine

    With the NFL Draft only two days away, Antonio Callaway’s draft stock just took a significant hit as yet another incident was added to his already lengthy list of off-the-field concerns. On Tuesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Callaway tested positive for marijuana – a banned substance in the...