Government’s Cannabis Pardons Program is an ‘Abject Failure’: Advocate

Only 238 applications have been approved for cannabis record suspensions. When the Liberals introduced no-fee, expedited pardons for simple cannabis possession, the federal government estimated up to 250,000 people could be eligible. Updated Parole Boa…

Elon Musk Teases Twitter With an Obscure Tweet Before Defending Marijuana Dealing

After teasing his 35 million Twitter followers by stating he would say something that would “probably get him into trouble,” Elon Musk said he didn’t understand how some people were still incarcerated for selling marijuana. In the early hours of Saturd…

Government Announces Plan to Advance Cannabis Legalization Reforms

Legislation easing restrictions on recreational, medical use to be advanced ‘responsibly’; report says process will take 4 months, use to be approved for ages 21+. The two biggest parties making up the new government on Tuesday said they would push for…

Cannabis Businesses Could Save Millions In Taxes Depending On The Outcome Of A California Dispensary’s Federal Appeals Court Case

Amicus briefs filed this week in a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals tax case signaled the intense interest the cannabis industry has in the IRS tax burden exacted on dispensaries and related marijuana businesses the feds consider illegal. Indeed, la…

Cannabis May Be Legal, but One Northern Ontario Town Wants to Pass a Law Against Smelly Pot Plants

Town council to debate proposed bylaw at meeting next month. One northern Ontario town is looking for a way to make smelly cannabis plants illegal. West Nipissing council wants to draft a bylaw to regulate the odour from the four marijuana plants each …

The Tosh Family: Torn by Injustice, United by Love (and Cannabis)

“My brother still is confined to a bed, still unable to communicate, still cannot move with any intention, literally needs to be turned every two hours and every aspect of all of his needs have to be taken care of by somebody else,” shares Niambe McInt…