The ACT legislation conflicts with federal laws, which still prohibit the possession of cannabis. It's unclear how police will respond and whether users could still be charged.
As cannabis candies and chocolates become widely available, sweeter edibles may be more appealing to youth. We need to work to minimize the potential health impacts.
Québec government policy is working against the objectives of cannabis legalization.
After cannabis was legalized in Canada last year, we saw increasing supplies, stores and sales. Next comes edibles, vapes and more emphasis on price and quality.
After a long prohibition, France is permitting medical cannabis trials. This isn't the first time that France is testing medicinal marijuana – in the 19th century it led the world in this research.
Illegal cannabis products still dominate the market. But a fanciful election promise has become mainstream reality.
Pot taxes will change the ability of some to purchase recreational marijuana.
A business ethicist explores whether cannabis stocks fit in with a socially responsible approach to investing.
Muslims make up 9% of France's population and half of all its prisoners – many convicted on drug charges. But social justice isn't part of the country's growing debate on legalization.
To deliver good-quality cannabis, producers must simultaneously aim for both careful science and carefree highs.
A study of over 700,000 state and local drug arrests shows that two out of three cases involve a small amount of illegal drugs.
With the opioid crisis there is no doubt that physicians need safer, nonaddictive pain killers. Now new insights on how to create these are coming from an unlikely source: the naked mole rat.
A study suggests that CBD could help treat people with opioid addiction. But before you go buy a bottle for any use, it's important to know that it has been FDA-approved to treat only one disease.
Cannabis edibles will be legal in October. But the regulations set by Ottawa on cannabis edibles are confusing to retailers, making it difficult for Canada to lead the way for other countries.
Canada's federal government is running out of time before the summer session to pass a bill that would pardon those convicted of minor cannabis possession.
Could mothers be responsible for the gender gap? Or are other factors at play?
Before marijuana was legalized, people argued over how it would affect taxes, crime and teens. But only now is there enough data to settle some of these debates.
Federal officials have repeatedly claimed cannabis supplies are sufficient. But their own data suggest otherwise.
As marijuana and its derivatives are sold legally in more states, pets are getting into pot, accidentally. And some owners are intentionally giving them CBD. A vet explains the dangers.
With cannabis, governments must balance taxing legal sales versus competing with illegal ones.