Analysts Forecast High Growth For North America Cannabis

“North America Cannabis: New Markets, Competitors and Opportunities: 2018-2026 Analysis and Forecasts”

IRELAND: The legal Cannabis revolution is only beginning. The 80+ years prohibition against its use is now ending and the tides are clearly turning. Despite being illegal for so long, more than 37 million people in the U.S. and millions more in Canada use Cannabis, both legally and illicitly. The market for Cannabis in North Read the full article…

Louisiana Marijuana Bill Suggests Lessening Penalties On Offenders

House Bill 14, which is authored by State Representative Austin Badon, goes before committee the House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.

  LOUISIANA:  Thursday at the state Capitol, Louisiana lawmakers will be considering one of as many as 10 bills dealing with marijuana. House Bill 14, which is authored by State Representative Austin Badon, goes before committee the House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice. The bill would dramatically lessen criminal penalties for simple marijuana possession. Read the full article…

Long Lines On First Day Of Colorado Legal Pot Sales

Marijuana legalization: A long line of buyers trails from a store selling marijuana in Pueblo West, Colo, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

COLORADO:  Long lines and blustery winter weather greeted Colorado marijuana shoppers testing the nation’s first legal recreational pot shops Wednesday. It was hard to tell from talking to the shoppers, however, that they had waited hours in snow and frigid wind. “It’s a huge deal for me,” said Andre Barr, a 34-year-old deliveryman who drove from Niles, Read the full article…

Prohibition Ends In Colorado: Recreational Weed Sales Brisk In Denver

$600 million in retail pot sales are expected in the first year, with $67 million in taxes flowing to Colorado schools and public health.

COLORADO:  The home of America’s first pot arrest is also the home of its first licensed recreational sales, as dozens of medical and recreational fans of cannabis who wanted to be art of history lined up in the freezing Denver dawn this morning to purchase the first legal bags of pot sold in America since before 1937. “I’m Read the full article…

Marijuana Ruling Could Signal End of Prohibition on Pot

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson discusses Thursdays announcement.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: It’s legal to light up in Colorado and Washington, and soon smoking pot could be legalized across the country following a decision Thursday by the federal government.