Update: Canada Will Fast Track Pardons for People with Simple Pot Convictions

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by Moira Feeney Govt. will expedite pardons for simple pot possession, allow them to apply without waiting and will waive the normal fee Canada’s expungement program, explained in more detail just after legalization went into effect, was more than what reporters had previously speculatedprior to Wednesday’s official announcement. Public Safety Minister, Ralph Goodale, speaking at a press conference on legalization … Read More

Federal Gov. Asks: Should Cannabis Be Reclassified Under Global Drug Treaties?

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by Moira Feeney Comments being considered ahead of World Health Organization meeting; so let them know what you think..they’re asking! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has opened a public comment period and is requesting individuals submit statements concerning the “abuse potential, actual abuse, medical usefulness, trafficking, and impact of scheduling changes on availability for medical use” of cannabis … Read More

Voters to Minnesota Legislature: Legalize Recreational Weed Like You Did for MMJ

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by Moira Feeney The majority of Minnesota’s incumbent Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) support legal recreational cannabis. Following the Minnesota Legislature’s vote to approve medical marijuana in 2014 the idea of legalizing recreational weed became a question of when, not if. It seems that moment is upon us as we move into the final weeks before the 2018 midterms. The full legalization … Read More