LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas-area officials will use nearly $1.8 million from marijuana business license fees to fund programs addressing homelessness. Clark County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to direct funding to HELP of Southern Nevada and to a rapid rehousing program. The center provides emergency housing and services to teens and young adults who are homeless or at risk of...
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The first year of cannabis legalization in Canada is well underway but the repeal of prohibition continues to spark new questions and complex arguments. Tackling topics ranging from the regulation of medical and recreational cannabis to issues of social equity and environmental concerns, The Economist hosts a Cannabis Summit in Toronto this June. Taking place at the Omni King Edward Hotel...
In most legal cannabis states, consumption is allowed only in private residences. Cannabis enthusiasts are prohibited by local laws from consuming in public—as well as in most public housing, hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars and other venues. That ‘where-to-smoke’ dilemma is forcing change in local laws and the hospitality industry. There are a handful of consumption lounges in San Francisco, but outside...
Will police enforce limit of 4 plants per household? That depends. For the first time, Canadians are busy planting weeds in their gardens, rather than trying to prevent them. Or more accurately, they’re planting “weed” in their gardens. The federal Cannabis Act specifies that each household can cultivate up to four plants — either indoors or out. Manitoba and Quebec have opted...
The collaboration could suggest the end of the league’s ban on players consuming medical cannabis. The National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), have announced the creation of a committee to explore the potential of alternative pain management treatments, including the use of medical cannabis. “Very historic and proud day for league and NFLPA to partner together...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has signed into law a bill that would allow profoundly ill people who have been unable to find relief with pharmaceutical medications to avoid prosecution for possessing certain blends of oil extracted from cannabis plants. The protected cannabidiol (CBD) oils must contain no more than 5% THC, which is the compound that...