Europe’s Legal Cannabis Market Is A €56 Billion Opportunity

UNITED KINGDOM: A new report from industry advisors, Prohibition Partners, suggests that Europe will become the largest legal cannabis market in the world once all countries have introduced legislation and regulation over the next five years. Cannabis is set to become the major global industry of the post-digital generation. It will drive economic and employment growth as well Read the full article…

First Time Marijuana Offenders May Now Avoid Jail In Houston

TEXAS:  An announcement today revealed a plan by the Harris County district attorney to change how marijuana possession charges for small amounts are handled. Houston-based Devon Anderson stated today at a press conference that beginning Monday, non-violent first offenders carrying less than 2 ounces of marijuana will be able to escape prosecution by performing eight Read the full article…

The Medical Marijuana Fight Hits Virginia

VIRGINIA: The debate continues about whether or not to legalize medical marijuana. Not just across the country, but in Virginia as well. It’s an issue impacting many families, including one here in the Valley. Two families, both with roots in Virginia, find themselves at the center of the debate. Fighting against lawmakers and government agencies Read the full article…

Marijuana Delivery Startups Are Ready. The U.S. Government Is Not.

WASHINGTON: Canary, a new startup that offers on-demand marijuana delivery, recently launched with the tagline “Prohibition is over.” The startup’s webpage advertises 24/7 availability for pot in Colorado and Washington, where state legislatures recently legalized the sale of recreational marijuana. The site teases a sleek, simple app for ordering, available for both iPhone and Android devices; knowledgeable Read the full article…

The Next Five States In Line For Marijuana Reform

Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here’s a look at five of the states that may be welcoming more permissive marijuana laws in the near future: ALASKA (legalization) Alaska Read the full article…

Vancouver MP Claims Liberal Party Promoting Marijuana To Kids

CANADA:  In an election-style flyer mailed to her constituents, Vancouver South Conservative MP Wai Young claims Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is promoting marijuana to children. The flyer also features a photo of a young person who is about to light a joint and says Liberal policies would make it easier for children to smoke pot. In the flyer, Read the full article…