Legalization

Toronto cops bust six following illegal dispensary raid
Six people were arrested by the Toronto Police Service (TPS) after officers raided an illegal dispensary earlier this week and found cannabis and psilocybin products. The Nov. 28 seizure followed TPS officers kicking off...
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Colombia approves bill to legalize cannabis
Colombia appears to be the next country on its way to cannabis legalization. This past week, lawmakers approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana, earning almost unanimous support. The move represents a first step...
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Switzerland to Lift Ban on Medical Cannabis
The Switzerland government announced on June 22 that it will lift the ban on medical cannabis, as according to an amendment to the Swiss Narcotics Act that parliament approved in March 2021. According to Agence France Presse,...
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Kentucky House Passes Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill
The Kentucky House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to legalize medical cannabis, only one week after the proposal was advanced by a key legislative committee. The measure, House Bill 136, was passed by the House...
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Thai Lawmakers Withdraw Bill to Regulate Cannabis
A proposed bill that would have brought greater regulation to cannabis use in the country was withdrawn by lawmakers in Thailand on Wednesday, the latest attempt by the government to get a handle on a burgeoning marijuana...
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Smoking weed more expensive than cigarettes in the U.S.
Smoking cannabis over a lifetime in the U.S. seems to be more expensive than cigarettes, but is less pricey than vaping e-cigarettes, suggests a recently released analysis by a U.S. law firm. Weiss and Paarz, a U.S.-based...
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Gigantic joint debuts just in time for the holidays
People in the U.S. take their Thanksgiving celebrations seriously, with many taking a vacation day Friday to stretch the festivities into a four-day weekend, so what better way to chill out during the coming holiday season...
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U.S. Army turns to hemp for sniper uniforms
Members of the U.S. armed forces can’t use hemp, even in products as innocuous as shampoo, but army snipers could someday be covered in the wonder fibre if a request for information (RFI) exploring its suitability for uniforms...
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Company Sues Detroit Over New Recreational Pot Ordinance
A Michigan cannabis retailer has filed a lawsuit against the city of Detroit over a newly passed ordinance that took effect last month. The Detroit News reports that the suit was “brought by four House of Dank dispensaries—each...
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Cops smoke out weed hidden in fire extinguisher
Singapore police recently got all fired up after making several drug-related scores in the city-state, including busting a resident with about six kilograms of cannabis and other drugs concealed in three fire extinguishers. The...
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