Day: November 2, 2018

Signs Erected at Canadian Airports Warning of Traveling to Foreign Nations

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re travelling to Singapore, custom officers can request a drug test when you arrive, even if the drug was consumed before your arrival — which could result in your arrest. Travel Canada made the warning Wednesday in the wake of cannabis legalization in Canada. In a tweet, Travel Canada warned, “custom officers can request drug test at […]

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Lower-Potency Cannabis Options Speak To An Increasingly Attentive Mainstream Audience

Reading Time: 2 minutes For years, the marijuana industry has been involved in a kind of arms race toward creating super-potent cannabis products. Looking to provide veteran consumers enhanced highs and more bang for the buck, manufacturers over the past few years have gone full throttle to produce cannabis offerings with greater levels of THC (the psychoactive component in […]

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Lower-Potency Cannabis Options Speak To An Increasingly Attentive Mainstream Audience

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some mainstream buyers want less potent cannabis. Photo by Getty Images For years, the marijuana industry has been involved in a kind of arms race toward creating super-potent cannabis products. Looking to provide veteran consumers enhanced highs and more bang for the buck, manufacturers over the past few years have gone full throttle to produce […]

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U.K. Doctors Can Prescribe Cannabis

Reading Time: 3 minutes While Europe has lagged behind Canada and some U.S. states in legalization, sentiment around medical cannabis moved U.K. officials to act this year. Three-quarters of British people think doctors should be able to prescribe marijuana for medical purposes, according to a poll by YouGov in May. The issue heated up over the summer as parents of children […]

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American Pot and the Trouble with Driving

Reading Time: 3 minutes Americans now spend an estimated 15 billion hours under the influence of marijuana each year — rising numbers that worry health professionals who say the car-loving country mistakenly believes that stoned driving is much less risky than drunk driving. In 2017, 13% of nighttime weekend drivers were found to have marijuana in their system, according to […]

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Mexico Supreme Court Rules Ban on Marijuana Unconstitutional

Reading Time: 1 minute Announcing it had found in favour of two legal challenges filed against prohibition of recreational marijuana use, Mexico’s top court crossed the threshold needed to create jurisprudence: five similar rulings on the matter. That creates a precedent other Mexican courts will have to follow. “This is a historic day,” Fernando Belaunzaran, an advocate of drug […]

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CANNABIS CONFERENCE 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Cannabis Conference 2019, presented by Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary, will bring industry stakeholders together to engage the biggest opportunities and challenges facing the legal cannabis market. The three-day event will be held at Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., April 1-3, 2019. Cannabis Conference will expand the successes of […]

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