Category «Cannabis»

Breaking News: Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana

Illinois lawmakers introduced bills that would make it legal for adults 21 and older to possess, grow and buy limited amounts of marijuana. (Brian Nguyen / Chicago Tribune) Robert McCoppinContact ReporterChicago Tribune Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won’t come up for a vote until next year. Sponsors …

Teen on his way to spring break in Florida busted with 7 cases of beer, marijuana in truck, cops say

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies find seven 30-packs of beer in teen’s truck.  (Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office) A 19-year-old University of Alabama student speeding toward some spring break festivities was arrested in Florida Friday after police say they found seven cases of beer and marijuana in his pickup truck. Alden Whiteside was stopped by the Okaloosa …

Canada’s ‘Princess of Pot’ returns home to Vancouver to begin cutting ties with Cannabis Culture empire

Canada’s “Princess of Pot” flew home to Vancouver Monday to cut ties with the cannabis empire she and her husband spent decades growing. Jodie Emery returned to her Chinatown apartment for the first time since being released from custody earlier this month in Toronto, where she, her husband Marc Emery, and three other associates in the Cannabis Culture business were arrested and …

Legalizing weed: how Uruguay tripped up

No one wants to buy the legal stuff, and no one wants to sell it. One country’s cautionary tale for Canada. A man showing his outdoor cannabis crop at home in Montevideo, Uruguay. (Celaya/Xinhua/eyevine/Redux) One Thursday morning in December 2013, marijuana became legal in Uruguay. Before midday, in the country’s two largest cities, 10 people walked into …

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