Category: Drugs

No Fee or Waiting Period to Get a Pardon for Past Cannabis Convictions in Canada

No Fee or Waiting Period to Get a Pardon for Past Cannabis Convictions in Canada

As Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana nationwide on Wednesday, government officials announced a simplified and cost-free process to receive a pardon for past minor pot offenses. Scott Bardsley, a spokesperson for Canada’s Office...

Canadian Police Urge People to Stop Calling Them About Cannabis

Canadian Police Urge People to Stop Calling Them About Cannabis

In what is perhaps a good reminder that officers of the law also benefit when cannabis is legalized, the Toronto police force celebrated Canada’s new weed state by laying out a sassy new awareness...

Rhode Island Approves Medical Marijuana as Autism Treatment

Rhode Island Approves Medical Marijuana as Autism Treatment

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) approved on Tuesday the use of medical marijuana as a treatment for autism. The decision is effective immediately and is “a final action of RIDOH, subject to...

Governor of Michigan Officially Bans Cannabis-Infused Alcoholic Drinks

Governor of Michigan Officially Bans Cannabis-Infused Alcoholic Drinks

After winning nearly unanimous approval from Michigan lawmakers, a bill banning the possession, sale and consumption of cannabis-infused alcoholic drinks arrive on the desk of Gov. Rick Snyder, who signed it into law on...

Canadian Delivery Service Announces Willy Wonka Lottery to Celebrate Legalization

Canadian Delivery Service Announces Willy Wonka Lottery to Celebrate Legalization

A cannabis delivery service is celebrating the legalization of weed in Canada by delivering free munchies to as many people in Toronto as possible on October 17. And on top of the free snacks, the promotion will be even more exciting with a...

Cannabis Consumption Will Be Permitted in Canada’s National Parks

Cannabis Consumption Will Be Permitted in Canada’s National Parks

In the United States, the ongoing federal prohibition against cannabis creates some interesting legal contradictions. In states with legal adult-use, for example, federal prohibition creates pockets of land where federal law holds and state...

Confidence in Utah’s Medical Marijuana Initiative is Waning

Confidence in Utah’s Medical Marijuana Initiative is Waning

With less than a month until the election, recent polls show that support has faded for Utah’s medical marijuana ballot measure, particularly among members of the Church of Latter-day Saints. Many attribute the change...

Ahead of Cannabis Legalization in Canada, Facebook Lifts Ban on Weed Pages

Ahead of Cannabis Legalization in Canada, Facebook Lifts Ban on Weed Pages

As the legalization of cannabis comes to Canada this week, Facebook has ended its “shadow ban” of cannabis-themed pages. Last week the social media platform announced the changes, which became effective on October 11....

Georgia Cops Called About Potential Domestic Abuse Arrest Actress Erica Mena For Weed Instead

Georgia Cops Called About Potential Domestic Abuse Arrest Actress Erica Mena For Weed Instead

Reality show performer Erica Mena’s roommate didn’t realize reporting a potential domestic abuse situation would send her to jail on charges of marijuana possession. On Friday night in John Creek, Georgia, witnesses at the house...

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