Quebec Raising Legal Age for Cannabis to 21 but Policy Experts Warn Law Won’t Have Intended Effect

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Quebecers under the age of 21 won’t be able to buy or possess recreational cannabis as of Wednesday, ushering in the toughest age restrictions in the country since pot was legalized 14 months ago. The Coalition Avenir Québec government passed legislation in the fall that upped the legal age for accessing cannabis from 18, citing the impact of cannabis on … Read More

CAA releases study about young Canadian drivers and cannabis use

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A study recently released by the Canadian Automobile Association found that a quarter of young Canadians admit to either driving high or having travelled in a vehicle with a high driver. We look at societal perceptions surrounding the issue and also get an update from Lethbridge police on their holiday checkstop campaign.

Top 10 global cannabis stories of 2019: WHO backs rescheduling, Linton out at Canopy, Canadian firms eye US & more

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Cannabis markets in Canada and elsewhere in the world went on a roller-coaster ride in 2019, as irrational expectations gave way to more realistic market assessments. Global medical marijuana markets, corporations and top executives experienced breakthroughs and setbacks this past year. That’s the gist of the 10 most widely read business stories carried by Marijuana Business Daily International in 2019, based on … Read More

2019’s top US cannabis business stories: Vape crisis, California MJ industry challenges, landmark legalization moves & more

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The U.S. cannabis industry experienced some momentous moves forward on the legalization front in 2019, but it also faced significant obstacles that reflected how the licensed marijuana sector is continuing to mature and why it cannot always expect boom times and unfettered growth. The top page views of the year at Marijuana Business Daily show the industry’s interest in both … Read More