OPP seizes cannabis worth $3.9 million outside of Peterborough

OPP seizes cannabis worth $3.9 million outside of Peterborough

Raids on illicit cannabis grows outside of Peterborough by the Ontario Provincial Police resulted in three arrests and seizure of approximately $3.9 million worth of cannabis and other property. Officers executed search warrants at adjoining rural properties last...
Over 3,000 cannabis products recalled after a worker licked a joint

Over 3,000 cannabis products recalled after a worker licked a joint

Reports of a worker licking a pre-rolled joint at a processing facility in Bay City, Michigan, resulted in a recall of nearly 3,400 products on Thursday. The complaint was filed at the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) that issued a health and safety warning...
This L.A. cannabis startup blew $164 million in less than two years

This L.A. cannabis startup blew $164 million in less than two years

A new series from dot.LA is chronicling the demise of the cannabis-focused startup Genius Fund.  The company was financed by Russian oligarch Dmitry Borisovich Bosov, who invested roughly $164 million. The venture was run by two twenty-somethings, Ari Stiegler...
Four Canadians receive medical exemptions for psilocybin therapy

Four Canadians receive medical exemptions for psilocybin therapy

On Tuesday, Patty Hajdu, the Minister of Health, granted drug exemptions to four Canadians with terminal cancer to pursue psilocybin therapy. The patients completed their applications with the help of TheraPsil, a B.C.-based non-profit organization. In a press...
You can still get busted in the U.S. for smoking hemp

You can still get busted in the U.S. for smoking hemp

One of the main arguments in favour of legalizing industrial hemp was that a person couldn’t get high on it even if they smoked a field of the stuff. The media has even suggested that if the general population decided to start raiding hemp crops across the U.S. in...