Politics

Weed stories to watch in 2020

We saw huge steps forward this year, but it’s in 2020 that legalization is expected to explode

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Dreamy grow facility aims to offer the ultimate pot experience

The state-of-the-art grow, which will feature a spa and microbrewery, hopes to take advantage of its proximity to the wilds of Ontario’s most famous park

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The 5 biggest stories in cannabis in 2019

Weed historians will look back at 2019 as the year that ganja consciousness grew in a big way

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What’s Ontario got against cannabis workers?

Government lawyers are working with the agribusiness lobby to blunt efforts by United Food & Commercial Workers Canada to unionize workers

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Long-shot bill to decriminalize pot passes key committee of Congress

But it’s the 2020 presidential election that could be the most consequential vote for legalization in the U.S.

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Ontario’s war on legalization heats up

The government of the second-largest market for legal pot in the world seems keen on letting its own online sales arm wither and die

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Europe’s legal pot paradox

The continent’s famously liberal attitude toward weed is not paralleled by a political tolerance for it

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Ontario bans vape advertising 

The Ontario government is citing rising use among young people for the move

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Bernie Sanders feels the burn to legalize weed

His plan includes $20-billion to set up a Minority Business Development Agency to provide grants to entrepreneurs of colour

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