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Cannabis advocates in Thailand protest a proposal to ban again its general use

BANGKOK (AP) — Two years after marijuana was decriminalized in Thailand, nearly a hundred of its advocates marched to the prime minister’s office Monday to protest a possible ban on ge...

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Kelowna woman loses legal fight with housing co-op over medical cannabis

A Kelowna woman who wanted to smoke medical marijuana in her unit has lost a legal battle against her housing cooperative. According to a June 26 BC Civil Resolution Tribunal decision, Natau...

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Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to decriminalize possession of marijuana for personal use

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday voted to decriminalize possession of marijuana for personal use, making the nation one of Latin America’s last to do so, i...

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Unlicenced BC pot shop hit with $1-million fine

A BC weed store has lost an appeal leaving it on the hook to pay a $1-million fine issued by the province's pot police. According to a penalty notice from BC's Community Safety Unit,...

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iN420 Publishing Opens its Doors to the Cannabis Industry

iN420 Spotlight

iNFOnews.ca and iNFOTEL MULTIMEDIA are proud to announce that iN420 is now live, featuring stories of local entrepreneurs embracing cannabis for business! iN420 Cannabis Education We...

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Cannabis edges out alcohol as the most common impairing substance: driver study

A six-year analysis of more than 10,000 Canadian drivers involved in motor vehicle collisions suggests cannabis has edged out alcohol as the most common impairing substance detected through after-...

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North Carolina Senate gives initial approval to legalizing medical marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina got a step closer to legalizing medical marijuana on Thursday when the state Senate gave it its initial approval. The Senate approved a measure lega...

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North Carolina revives the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina senators are pushing to legalize medical marijuana again, but it’s unclear if the state House will approve it. A Senate bill that was original...

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For years, crumbs of cannabis impacted a Maryland man's life. Now he sees a clearer future

BALTIMORE (AP) — For years, a few crumbs of cannabis played an outsized role in shaping Shiloh Jordan’s life. With a stroke of a pen by Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, Jordan looks forw...

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Tens of thousands of Marylanders receive pardons for marijuana convictions

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore ordered more than 175,000 pardons for marijuana convictions on Monday, saying the “most sweeping state-level pardon in any state” wi...

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