Scarce Retail Weed Shops Means Most Canadians Still Use Black Market Pot

Canada has fallen short in eradicating black markets through marijuana legalization. Here's what the country is losing as a result and how Canada could improve the shortcoming.

John Boehner’s Becoming An Unlikely Spokesperson For Marijuana Industry

As he proved with a keynote speech beside Acreage CEO Kevin Murphy at the South by Southwest Conference last week, John Boehner is here to stay in the cannabis conversation.

Alaska First State To Legalize Social Marijuana Use

Earlier this week Lieutenant Governor Kevin Myers put his signature on a bill that will allow licensed dispensaries to open up social consumption sites for those 21 and older.

New York Might Not Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Use In 2019

Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been pushing to make legal weed part of the state budget, says he is “no longer confident” that is going to transpire before the April 1 deadline.

Kentucky’s Medical Marijuana Would Be Tightly Regulated

Although the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky has not been given much consideration over the past several years, the issue appears to be gaining some traction.

Is California’s Marijuana Market Headed for Extinction?

There were some high hopes that California’s cannabis market would provide the rest of the nation with a stellar blueprint for how to legalize marijuana on a grand scale.

Bipartisan Legislators Introduce Federal Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

It is a push that would allow cannabis products to become a part of American commerce in the same way as alcohol and tobacco.

Is FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s Resignation Good Or Bad For Marijuana?

The cannabis industry is in a bit of a panic right now over the news that Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is resigning from his post.

How Would Whole Foods Selling Marijuana Impact The Industry?

Although it could be some years before we start seeing major retail chains selling marijuana in the U.S., this concept will likely become part of the central vein of big business.

Beto O’Rourke Calls For Marijuana Legalization Ahead Of Expected Presidential Run

O’Rourke advocated for federal decriminalization of marijuana as well as expunging the records of those with criminal records for cannabis possession.