On the Heels of a Failed Legalization Bill, New Jersey Lawmakers Waste No Time Expanding Medical Cannabis

After adult use legalization efforts in New Jersey imploded last week, committees on Monday voted overwhelmingly to advance medical cannabis expansion and expungement plans, and now the full New Jersey Legislature is expected to vote on the proposals as early as this Thursday. In Monday’s first hearing, the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens […]

Ontario provincial parks gear up for first Victoria Day long weekend since cannabis legalization – London

For some nature-loving Canadians turning to provincial parks for their Victoria Day celebrations, campfires won’t be the only thing set ablaze over the long weekend. Park officials are gearing up for their first Victoria Day long weekend since cannabis was legalized in October 2018. READ MORE: Heavy rain closes 2 provincial parks near London for Victoria […]

Hamilton Drug Strategy aims to reduce harm associated with drug, alcohol use – Hamilton

A collaboration of community agencies is launching the Hamilton Drug Strategy to help cut down on the harm caused by alcohol and drug use. The strategy is made up of more than 100 local agencies and organizations from various sectors, including health care, education, community and social services, corrections and justice. Its main goal is […]

Quebec cannabis stores set to open 7 days a week – Montreal

The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) will open its retail stores every day as of next week. The government-run organization made the announcement Thursday, saying all branches across the province will serve the public all week long starting on Monday, May 20. READ MORE: Quebec cannabis stores to open in Montreal, Brossard and other areas The […]