NTSB: Pilot had Marijuana, Alcohol in System During Crash

LEBANON, Ohio — A federal report says a pilot who died when his small plane struck a zip line strung across an Ohio river had alcohol and marijuana in his system. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports...

On 420 Day: Toronto Activists Reject Loss of Rights, Vow Defiance

Canadian activists in Toronto, celebrating 420 holiday, rejected what they saw as their imminent loss of rights in light of the upcoming marijuana legalization in Canada. The activists urged people to continue buying from...

General: U.S. Army’s Recruits Require Waivers Including that for Marijuana Use

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active-duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered the goal. But officials say the service has been able to encourage more...

Grown in Ontario, Canopy’s Marijuana Cargo of 100,000 Plants Transported to B.C.

In a show of its ardent efforts to up its scale of production to meet Canada’s cannabis demand, expected to reach 1 million kilograms per year, Canopy Growth Corporation transported 100,000 budding marijuana plants...

Why a 14-Year-Old Will Lead 4-20 Rally at Annual Marijuana Protest on the Hill

OTTAWA — At the age of 11, Emma Boniface watched her mother lose herself in the grasp of an opioid addiction. Diagnosed with a debilitating spinal condition in 2013, Genevieve Gendron was prescribed fentanyl and...

Top U.S. Senate to Introduce Bill Aimed at Ending Prohibition

The prominent U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Thursday that he will introduce a bill aimed at removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act altogether. Schumer, who is a Democratic Senate Minority Leader, was an...
Sanders repeated his criticism on what he described as “Sessions' war on marijuana.” (File image via Reuters)

Sanders Becomes 3rd Senator to Endorse Bill to End U.S. Prohibition on Cannabis

Former Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders on Thursday became the third senator to back the Marijuana Justice Act, aimed at ending the federal prohibition on marijuana. Sen. Cory Booker, introduced his bill in the Senate last year, wrote on...

Medical Marijuana Pharmacy Receives Permit in Louisiana

New Orleans pharmacist Ruston Henry of H&W Drugstore, Inc. obtained his permit to be one of the first medical marijuana pharmacies in Louisiana. H&W Drug Store was selected on Tuesday by the state Pharmacy...

Baloney Meter: Do Canadian Youth Smoke More Pot Than Anyone Else?

OTTAWA — "The reasons we set the minimum age of 18 are because we recognize that Canadian youth between the ages of 15 and 24 are among the highest users of cannabis in all...

Tory Lawmaker Apologizes After Saying Pot Will Make Nova Scotians ‘Lazy’ Like Jamaicans

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia lawmaker is apologizing for comments she made about Jamaica during a debate on the government's bill to regulate recreational marijuana. Progressive Conservative MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, who represents the riding of Cumberland...