As federal legalization of Marijuana approaches, we look at how one small town in Eastern Ontario has reversed its fortunes on the promise of a marijuana economy and what a vision for cannabis tourism could soon look like in reality. Check out season 2 of On Drugs from CBC Podcasts: http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/on-drugs Subscribe: http://bit.ly/CBC-Subscribe Watch More
In 2012, Colorado legalized cannabis and kickstarted a multibillion dollar industry with every product imaginable — brownies, gummy bears, granola bars, even lube! But to say that we’ve “legalized cannabis” is mistaken — we’ve commercialized THC. In this fascinating talk, expert Ben Cort examines the impacts of this growing new industry on everything from policing
Democratic senators whose states are in crisis are pushing the Marijuana Justice Act, which would eliminate marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 drug; reaction from talk show host Ethan Bearman. FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one
As Canada prepares to legalize marijuana this fall, Global News looks at how commercially produced pot is grown. It all starts from a mom plant, which is “cloned” more than 600 times before it retires. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/4374319/growing-marijuana-canada-marijuana-legalization/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE:
On Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced he is planning to introduce a bill to remove marijuana from the list of the US’ federally controlled substances. The bill comes on the heels of two others introduced in the House and Senate â€” dubbed the Marijuana Justice Act. These would go further than Schumer’s bill
New York’s primaries for the U.S. House and Senate are just one week away, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will face off against actress Cynthia Nixon in September. Politico New York’s Laura Nahmias spoke to Elaine Quijano on CBSN’s “Red & Blue” about next week’s races to watch, and how Cuomo recently signaled he
Voters in Michigan will head to the polls next month to cast their ballots in this year’s primary races. That’s when candidates will be forced to weigh in on the state’s decision to put recreational marijuana on its November ballot. Detroit Free Press political reporter Kathy Gray joined CBSN with more on the issue and
The federal government has announced Oct. 17 as the official day Canadians will be able to purchase legal marijuana. With provinces and territories still figuring out how they will distribute weed, many consumers are left wondering how they will buy it. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/4295849/marijuana-of-the-world/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America will encourage Congress to gives states the right to legalize marijuana.
The New York Health Dept. released a report Friday supporting the legalization of recreational marijuana. It comes as Gov. Andrew Cuomo appears to be shifting his stance and supporting those efforts. As Politico reports, incumbent Democrats are cautiously supporting marijuana issues on ballots across the nation. James Higdon, a journalist who wrote the story for
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The bill passed in the Senate Tuesday by a vote of 52-29 to end the 90-year prohibition. The law makes Canada the second country to have a legal marijuana market, behind Uruguay. Canadians will have to wait at least a few months to legally buy marijuana as its 13 provinces will need about eight to
Vermont is now the ninth state in the country where recreational use of marijuana is legal. The state’s new law, which went into effect on Sunday, allows for the possession of up to an ounce of the drug. Dom Amato of CBS affiliate WCAX-TV reports. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch CBSN
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 medicinal purposes. The proposed law
With recreational marijuana nearing legalization, CBC News wants to know: What are Canadians’ concerns about cannabis? To find out, The National brought out the Red Chair to get some perspectives on pot. »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on
With marijuana legalization on the horizon, 420 and cannabis culture are beginning to have a different meaning. For many people, that will mean decriminalizing the drug, and that will be a big deal for those who have criminal records for simple possession of marijuana. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News
Cannabis investors are awaiting legalization of recreational marijuana. Michael Gorenstein, CEO of billion-dollar pot company Cronos, talks about the industry’s future. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on
The Senate has voted to pass a bill legalizing recreational marijuana after six months of intense debate. Because the bill was amended, it now goes back to the House of Commons and won’t be officially approved until final wording is agreed upon there. »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice
A new CBS News poll shows 59% of Americans think weed should be legal. Alyson Martin is co-founder of Cannabis Wire and co-author of “A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition.” She joined CBSN to discuss the legalization movement and the challenges marijuana businesses are facing. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews
Recreational marijuana is already legal in nine states and now Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he is planning to introduce a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you
Former House Speaker John Boehner speaks about why he now supports the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana and Kevin Murphy, Acreage Holdings CEO, explains how the investment company is working to further the legal cannabis industry. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and
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Legalized marijuana is already changing the legal landscape and it’s creating challenges in other states. Colorado recently reduced the number of plants people can grow and strengthened penalties in hopes of weakening black market sales. In San Francisco and Seattle, past misdemeanor convictions for pot are now being cleared. People were being barred from jobs
SUBSCRIBE to VIBE: http://bit.ly/subvibe Marijuana legalization in the United States made tremendous strides in 2013. States such as Colorado and Washington legalized the use of recreational weed and more are expected to follow this year. Though, legalizing marijuana has its supporters, the anti-pot bandwagon is not a force to ignore. Despite Marijuana’s proven medicinal uses,
This week’s Conversation That Matters features the Hon. Anne McLellan who lead the task force on legalizing marijuana in Canada.
Demonized by the federal government’s top narcotics official in the 1930s, who linked marijuana to gruesome, often racially-tinged crimes, marijuana’s path to legalization has been a long one. NewsCenter 5’s Ed Harding explores how we went from “Reefer Madness” to, nearly 100 years later, legalization of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts and other states. Subscribe to
Gov. Phil Murphy wants state lawmakers to pass legislation legalizing and taxing recreational marijuana in New Jersey by the end of the year — despite a lack of widespread support from lawmakers in his own party.