Sunday Weed: Weekly Digest, Number Eighty-Two
How’s your Sunday? Lazy? Busy? Whatever it is, give yourself a well-deserved break, grab your favorite cannabis product, and dive into the latest weed news. To keep you up to date we gathered seven articles about cannabis from the web. Enjoy your read!
The Canadian Senate passed legislation Thursday night that would legalize marijuana for recreational use, putting the country one step closer to making Canada the second country to fully legalize the drug.
Roughly 75% of Americans support allowing states to set their own cannabis policy, and soon maybe Congress will too.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor on Monday vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up “tasting rooms,” dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting consumers use marijuana in public spaces.
Attorney general vowed to toughen federal enforcement of the drug, but he doesn’t have support from Trump or Congress.
Before the infamous Marijuana Tax Act of 1937, people widely used cannabis as medicine. However, after 1937, the plant got stigmatized and outlawed which led to a decline of medicinal use. But how did people use it anyway?
When the information floodgates open, researchers from all fields – health, criminology, policy, economy and more – will be able to collect information about cannabis use that they weren’t able to get before.
It is big corporations, not small independent producers, who will reap the benefits of cannabis legalization in Canada – but what will that mean for musicians and artists?
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See you next Sunday!
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