• Here's where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

    The United States is gradually becoming the land of the red, white, and green.
    Nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use for adults over the age of 21. Medical marijuana is legal in another 30 states after voters in Oklahoma approved a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in June.
    Support for the drug reached new highs in 2018. A Gallup poll showed that 64% of Americans favor legalization, and even a majority of Republicans back it.
    Legal marijuana sales exploded to $9.7 billion in North America in 2017, according to a report from Arcview...
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  • Weed stocks are sliding as Canada becomes the 2nd country to legalize marijuana

    Weed stocks are sliding as Canada becomes the 2nd country to legalize marijuana

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

    Canada on Wednesday became the second country to officially legalize marijuana.
    Marijuana stocks were trading down by 2% to 7% ahead of the opening bell.
    Watch Canopy Growth , Tilray , and Cronos trade in real time.
    Weed stocks were set to slide at Wednesday's opening bell after Canada become the second country to officially legalize marijuana. Three of the largest marijuana producers by market cap - Canopy Growth , Tilray , and Cronos - were trading down by 2% to 7%.
    Here's the scoreboard:
    Canopy Growth : -2.02%
    Tilray : -2%
    Cronos : -6.74%
    On Wednesday, Canada became the first G7 country...
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  • Canada has officially legalized marijuana for all adults

    Canada has officially legalized marijuana for all adults

    30 days ago - By Chron

    REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
    Canada became the first G7 country to legalize marijuana sales nationwide on Wednesday.
    Marijuana will be available to purchase either online or in retail stores depending on the province.
    The global financial community is eagerly watching.
    Marijuana sales officially began in Canada on Wednesday, making it the first G7 country - and the second country in the world after Uruguay - to legalize the drug for all adults.
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned on a promise to legalize marijuana, and his Liberal government delivered in the form of Bill C-45, otherwise...
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  • Trump Fed Up, Google Compliance, Facebook Metrics: CEO Daily for October 17, 2018

    30 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning from Canada, which today becomes the first country to legalize recreational marijuana .
    The evolving role of the CEO was a big topic at Day Two of the Fortune Global Forum. Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser gave some of the most thoughtful comments on the subject. In a world of rising populism and nationalism, the German-based global conglomerate finds itself at the center of multiple conflicts-most recently the controversy over the apparent murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Kaeser is scheduled to go next week to the Saudi investment forum, which many prominent U.S. CEOs and...
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  • Light 'em up! Canada legalizes marijuana

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    Canada decided to make the drug legal recreationally because of changing social attitudes toward it.
    As of midnight last night, Canada is now the second country to legalize recreational marijuana , CNBC reports. Canada, which has had legal medical marijuana since 2001, decided to make the drug legal recreationally because of changing social attitudes toward it. And retailers aren't waiting to see what demand is like. An Associated Press survey found that 111 legal pot shops are opening today to sell the legal drug-with many more shops to follow.
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  • Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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  • Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada

    Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada

    1 month ago - By RT

    Canada has legalized the possession and use of recreational marijuana, making it the world's second and largest country with a legal national cannabis marketplace.
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  • Canada Today Becomes the Second Country to Legalize Weed. Here's What It Can Learn From the First

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Canada legalized the sale of marijuana for recreational use starting last night. The federal government set a few baseline rules and left others to the provinces. That differs from the U.S., where many states have decriminalized or outright legalized use of marijuana ranging from medical to recreational while the U.S. federal government has turned a blind eye to the whole affair
    But turning a blind eye turns out to have consequences, too. Until yesterday Uruguay was the only country to have legalized the entire value chain for adult recreational use of marijuana. But because the country...
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