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First Year Of Nevada Marijuana Sales Smokes Expectations
Business

First Year Of Nevada Marijuana Sales Smokes Expectations

Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by 25 percent. This may not come as a surprise to some, considering Nevada made $30 million in taxes, during the […]

Ontario Government Will Turn To Private Retailers To Sell Cannabis
World

Ontario Government Will Turn To Private Retailers To Sell Cannabis

The Ontario government is turning to private retailers to sell marijuana in stores come October, shifting policy dramatically less than three months before Canada legalizes recreational use. Provincial Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Attorney-General Caroline Mulroney are expected to make an announcement as early as next week outlining in broad […]

A New Study Suggests Legalization Makes Police More Effective, Since They Aren’t Focused On Cannabis Crimes
Crime Culture

A New Study Suggests Legalization Makes Police More Effective, Since They Aren’t Focused On Cannabis Crimes

Marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington state has “produced some demonstrable and persistent benefit” to police departments’ ability to solve other types of crime, according to researchers at Washington State University. “Our models show no negative effects of legalization and, instead, indicate that crime clearance rates for at least some […]

How High Is Too High To Drive?
Health

How High Is Too High To Drive?

While its legalization of cannabis is a progressive move, the Canadian government will introduce ‘impaired driving’ laws BEFORE doing any research on how to measure impairment. On July 3 2018, Canada’s federal government announced its plan to earmark nearly C$1-million (~R10-million) towards research on cannabis-impaired driving. The Centre for Addiction […]