Cannabis News Updates in Canada

Nova Scotia judge rejects constitutional arguments for Indigenous cannabis shops

The Canadian PressJune 14, 2024

A Nova Scotia judge has rejected arguments from four defendants claiming they have treaty and aboriginal rights to sell cannabis…

Feds propose raft of changes to cannabis rules to reduce regulatory burden

The Canadian PressJune 8, 2024

The federal government is proposing a raft of changes to cannabis regulations ranging from packaging to reporting requirements in an…

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté fined $24,000 in Tahiti over cannabis use

The Canadian PressJune 5, 2024

A representative for Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté says the Canadian entrepreneur has been fined about $24,000 for cannabis…

B.C. company faces heavy fine for illegal cannabis distribution

Brandon TuckerJune 1, 2024

A B.C. company is facing a hefty fine and possible property forfeiture after the conclusion of an illicit cannabis production…

Daily cannabis use outpaces daily drinking in the U.S., new study says

The Canadian PressMay 23, 2024

Daily and near-daily cannabis use is now more common than similar levels of drinking in the U.S., according to an…

Pro-cannabis advocates in Thailand rally ahead of the government’s plan to recriminalize the plant

Associated PressMay 17, 2024

Dozens of pro-cannabis advocates gathered Thursday at the health ministry on the outskirts of the Thai capital, Bangkok, to oppose…

Canadian cannabis stocks rally as U.S. takes another step toward reclassifying pot

The Canadian PressMay 16, 2024

Canadian cannabis stocks are rallying after U.S. President Joe Biden announced the country had taken a “major step” toward reclassifying…

U.S. Justice Department formally moves to reclassify marijuana as less dangerous drug

Associated PressMay 16, 2024

The Justice Department on Thursday formally moved to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, a historic shift in generations…

Thailand’s prime minister wants to outlaw cannabis, 2 years after it was decriminalized

Associated PressMay 10, 2024

The prime minister of Thailand, the first country in Asia to legalize cannabis two years ago, said Wednesday that he…

US eyes easing restrictions on marijuana, but it’ll remain controlled substance

Associated PressMay 9, 2024

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will move to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, a historic shift to generations…

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