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Could medical marijuana be your next employee health benefit?

May 31, 2017

By Solomon Israel The winds of change are blowing through employee benefit plans across Canada, and they smell like weed. Benefits industry insider Mike ... (more)

Canada made marijuana illegal 94 years ago and no one's sure why

May 03, 2017

By Colin Butler A University of Guelph professor who penned a book on the history of illegal drugs in Canada says after nearly a century of marijuana prohibition, no one i... (more)

Group gives away joints to protect pot shops from feds

April 19, 2017

By Dennis Romero As 4/20 approaches, cannabis advocates say the last... (more)

Frankenweed – What you need to know about Monsanto’s patent on marijuana

March 28, 2017

By Gregg Prescott, M.S. Despite marijuana being classified as a Schedule 1 drug under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, GMO conglomerate Monsanto was recently approved for... (more)

Cannabis drug succeeds in epilepsy, doubling value of GW Pharma

March 17, 2016

By Ben Hirschler An experimental cannabis-based drug has successfully treated children with a rare form of sev... (more)

Global drug policy can’t evolve unless U.N. changes mind-set, group warns

March 14, 2016

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations has a golden opportunity to promote alternate approaches to global drug policy next month when it meets in New York for a special session, but a high-profi... (more)

Veterans may sue over marijuana privacy breach

January 02, 2017

Veterans Affairs Canada could be facing another lawsuit after a privacy breach involving 3,000 veterans who are part of the federal medical marijuana program. Veterans began reporting the b... (more)

Clearing the dust: the Canadian cannabis industry's future

November 15, 2016

By Anthony Wile Today's Canadian cannabis industry is extremely confused. The Tru... (more)

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