How will legal pot be sold? Three things that might happen, and one that won’t
  • How will legal pot be sold? Three things that might happen, and one that won’t

    November 10, 2016

    Some time after next spring, Canadians will be able to legally buy marijuana for use purely for pleasure. How will it be sold? That hasn’t been decided, and there’s a lot at stake for the potential players: a CIBC report earlier this year estimated the size of the national recreational cannabis market at up to $10 […]

  • Flying with medical marijuana? 4 things to remember

    November 7, 2016

    The better part of 20 years after the first Canadians were allowed to use medical marijuana, the agency that screens air passengers and their bags has explained how people should fly with their legal pot. Medical marijuana can be carried in either carry-on or checked bags on domestic flights, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority says, and passengers should […]

  • Canada Announces Timeline For Marijuana Legalization on 4/20

    May 8, 2016

    What better way to celebrate 4/20 than to revel in the news from the Ministry of Health: legalization of marijuana is finally coming to Canada. In an address to the U.N today, Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott announced that a bill to legalize marijuana in Canada is in talks, and will be introduced to parliament as […]

  • Treat Marijuana Like Alcohol… So Where Are The Pot Lounges?

    February 17, 2016

    Throughout the fight to end adult marijuana prohibition, there has been a constant refrain of “treat marijuana like alcohol”. The public is increasingly aware that marijuana is safer than alcohol and it seems only logical that if our society can handle … Read more on Marijuana Politics (blog)

  • What Canada could learn from Oregon’s approach to regulating legal marijuana

    October 27, 2015

    As Canada begins the long conversation of how to regulate legal marijuana for adult use in Canada, various US states like Colorado or Washington often get mentioned as templates to follow or learn from. One not mentioned quite as often is Oregon, who also recently regulated legal marijuana for adult recreational use after over a decade […]

  • Comparing Cannabis policies in the US and Canada

    October 15, 2015

    Legalizing cannabis has become a popular election topic in Canada, but specifics on how this can be done remain unknown. US States like Colorado or Washington are often used as examples of a direction Canada can move in, but each state’s approach and history has varying lessons on how to manage legal cannabis production and sale. Analyzing […]

  • Australia vs. Canada – A Cannabis Policy Comparison

    October 13, 2015

    When it comes to Cannabis and its use for medical purposes, Canada has been examining the issue in one form or another for at least 16 years. It has of course lead to the current Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) – with all of its promise and problems. Australia, on the other hand is […]