Ontario Moves Ahead With Plan To License Cannabis Lounges

The proposed cannabis lounges could lag behind legalization legislation, which is expected by July.

CANADA: Initially, the province of Ontario – Canada’s most populated area – planned to institute a categorical ban on public smoking which would have restricted consumption to homes. However, that proposal harbored various shortcomings, including exposing children to second-hand smoke. Additionally, people living in buildings that ban smoking would have no place to smoke. Trina Fraser, an Ottawa Read the full article…

Raid At Colorado Pot Club Raises Questions

Obama administration said Wednesday smoking marijuana is still illegal for federal employees even in states where the drug has been voted legal.

COLORADO:  A police raid at an Amsterdam-style cannabis lounge in Denver has triggered a debate over where adults can smoke pot in a state that allows recreational marijuana consumption – but not in public. Denver police showed up last week at Maryjane’s Social Club, one of dozens of private pot-smoking clubs in Colorado operating in Read the full article…