Medical marijuana is legalized in Illinois, however, it is not permitted for students to use it in school or have school nurses administer it.

U.S. Judge Permits 11-year-old to Use Medical Marijuana at School

A U.S. judge has allowed the 11-year-old Ashley Surin to take her medically-prescribed marijuana at school. His judgment liberated her and the staff at her elementary school from any fear that they might get...

Epileptic teen taken by state after parents let him use medical pot goes home

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. — A Georgia teenager taken from his parents after they allowed him to smoke marijuana for medical reasons is back home. A brief filed in his case by the American Civil Liberties Union...

Pot Producer Tilray Links Up With Pharma Firm Sandoz Canada

TORONTO — Licensed medical marijuana producer Tilray Inc. has formed an exclusive alliance with Sandoz Canada, in what it says is the first collaboration between a cannabis producer and a local affiliate of so-called...
A view is seen of the baggage pick-up area at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (File photo via Reuters)

Marijuana Amnesty Boxes Set Up At Airport in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — People catching a flight at the airport in Las Vegas can now get rid of any leftover weed before taking to the skies thanks to metal receptacles installed outside the facility. Ten...

North Carolina Police Seize 100 Pounds of Marijuana in a Daycare

After a month-long investigation, North Carolina Police have seized 100 pounds of cannabis from a home daycare center. The police officers waited until the daycare center - Tori’s Playhouse - was closed to make sure...

Alberta colleges ban smoking, others might follow suit ahead of legalizing weed

Alberta— Bow Valley College has taken an official smoke-free stance by banning all substances that can be smoked or vaped at all seven locations. The college enforced the ban in March 2018. As Canada’s legalization of recreational...
Before Tuesday's seizure, authorities in northern Greece had impounded at least 1.3 tons of the drug from Albania so far this year, according to police data. (File image via Reuters)

Greek Police Seize 105 Kilograms of Marijuana From Albania

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Police in northern Greece have confiscated 105 kilograms of marijuana from neighbouring Albania and arrested an Albanian national suspected of smuggling the drugs in his car. The 26-year-old man was stopped and...
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Questions Help Pot Investors Still the Slippery Siren’s Call of Investment Bubbles

CALGARY — Financial planner Shawn Lantz of Edmonton says he knew the marijuana industry hype was getting out of hand when he got a call from an elderly client recently. "She's a 68-year-old grandma ......
A tag identifies the type of plant on a medical marijuana farm. (File image via AP)

Canadian marijuana firms warned to play by the rules after legalization

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The former chair of the federal cannabis taskforce is warning the industry to play by the rules when recreational marijuana is legalized. Anne McLellan says too often the government has seen big tobacco...
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UK on second review of medical cannabis after top advisor acknowledges benefits

Review of medical cannabis in UK to continue after acknowledging its therapeutic benefits. Britain's top medical adviser acknowledged on Tuesday - for the first time - that cannabis can have health benefits. This emboldened UK’s Home...