Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation with its biggest public policy challenge in decades.
It is estimated that about 10 milligrams is a "dose," but the Cannabist also recommends starting slow by eating half if you've never tried an edible before, making sure not to have an empty stomach, and waiting 45 minutes before determining if the weed has affected you.
Canada and the United States regulate the medical use of marijuana in two different ways, so if you are going to become a resident of the neighboring country, there are some legal aspects you should take into account.
Canadian companies are looking into including weed in their employee benefit plans. The insurance industry is currently hesitant about covering medical marijuana. However, private companies with their own benefit plans favor the notion.
Cannabis in Canada will become legal for adult users on July 1, 2018. The plant is also currently legal for medical and/or recreational purposes in 29 states in the U.S. Keeping this in mind, it may seem strange to some that admitting weed use at the Canada/USA border can get a Canadian citizen banned from the United States for life.
Though the medical marijuana industry is booming in the legal American states, it has still been difficult to invest in the cannabis companies. Fortunately, a Canadian fund that has recently opened on the Toronto Stock Exchange will allow you to do it in the comfort of your home.
When it comes to improving the cannabis policy, Canada does not hesitate. Medical marijuana is already legal across the country, and it looks like the legalization of recreational weed is just around the corner.
The Liberal government has set a preliminary timeline of Canada's legalization of recreational weed. The new law that is to be adopted next month will ensure marijuana legalization in the country by July 1, 2018, according to CBC News.
One of the most important questions that should be answered by every country with legalized cannabis is how the police will check whether an individual is too impaired to drive. Police from Vancouver has recently unveiled a new device that will test for impairment from cannabis, opiates, cocaine, and methamphetamine.
In fearful anticipation of the recreational marijuana legalization, the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) collaborated with the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) to develop an educational program aimed to prevent cannabis users from driving a car when they are high.
Although marijuana has been finally taken out of the shadow of prohibition in Canada and the majority of American states, a tricky question of whether weed users are allowed to take their weed stash on a plane remains unanswered. This article will make you knowledgeable on this issue.
This year, the Canadian Medical Association organized a survey in an attempt to show the government the right way of marijuana development in the country. The organization asked doctors for their opinion on the matter of cannabis market assessment.
Tilray, a Canadian company specializing in medical marijuana production and research, became the first medical cannabis company that received all necessary permits to sell their products to European medical marijuana patients.
In April, Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott revealed the approximate time when the Canadian government was planning to legalize marijuana. In her speech at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly