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High-energy and bilingual, the 45-year-old O'Rourke reminds some Democrats and even a few Texas Republicans of a Spanish-speaking Kennedy. (File image via Getty)

Pro-pot Texas Democrat Risks Rising-star Status in Long-shot Race

MCALLEN, Texas — He's running for U.S. Senate but as the Sunday morning sun rose over a park near the Texas-Mexico border, Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke had another run in mind. Wearing well-worn shorts and...
Mexico opium poppy growers see price drop, turn to marijuana

Mexican Tourism Secretary Says Legal Pot Idea was ‘Personal’

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's tourism secretary has suggested that legalizing marijuana could help reduce drug violence at big tourist resorts. He's also racing to dampen controversy over the statement, saying he wasn't speaking in...
A grower holds a plant for sale at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles, California, July 11, 2014. (Image via Reuters)

Joint Study: Alcohol Sales Down 15% in U.S. Counties Which Allow Medical Cannabis

A joint study by three universities is shedding some light on a relationship between marijuana legalization and the sales of alcohol.  It showed over the course of ten years, U.S. counties that allow medical marijuana...

Aurora-CanniMed $1B Cannabis Deal Puts Pressure on Competitors

Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s friendly billion-dollar deal to buy rival licensed producer CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. marks the biggest acquisition the marijuana sector has seen and puts pressure on their competitors to up their expansion antes. The agreement, valued around $1.1 billion, comes after an...
Tourists take pictures next to the Merlion statue in the central business district of Singapore. (File image via Reuters)

Singapore, Where Pot Possession Could Mean Death Penalty, Will Research Cannabis

In Singapore, the possession of marijuana could land a harsh sentence including the death penalty. But the growing trend of marijuana legalization is changing the status quo in the southeast Asian country. The Sun Daily...
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (L) and Colorado Rep. Jared Polis are leading a bipartisan push urging Trump to reinstate an Obama-era policy on marijuana.

Congress Members Urge Trump to Ease off Legalized Pot States

BOSTON — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Colorado Rep. Jared Polis are leading a bipartisan push urging President Donald Trump to reinstate an Obama-era policy discouraging federal prosecutors from targeting individuals involved in the...
Hu Barney smokes a joint during 420Fest at the Luxe Nightclub in Seattle, April 20, 2013. Photo: Reuters

New Survey Shows Americans See Sugar More Dangerous than Marijuana

Yet in another attempt digging into the American psyche, a new survey shows that Americans see both sugar and tobacco as more dangerous than marijuana. The survey was recently published by NBC News/Wall Street Journal...
Finance Minister Charles Sousa says the province will not be including a projection for pot revenues or profits in its upcoming spring budget. (File image via Reuters)

Ontario not Banking on Marijuana Revenues for Spring Budget: Sousa

TORONTO — The Ontario government says it doesn't expect to turn a profit on the sale of marijuana this year after recreational pot is legalized this summer. Finance Minister Charles Sousa says the province will...
A state laboratory is auditing two marijuana testing facilities in Alaska amid concerns with discrepancies in potency-testing results between them.

Alaska Marijuana Testing Labs Being Audited

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Latest on the Alaska Marijuana Control Board meeting. A state laboratory is auditing two marijuana testing facilities in Alaska amid concerns with discrepancies in potency-testing results between them. Erika McConnell, director of...
Bill Blair is the Canadian government's point person on cannabis legislation. (File image via Canadian Press)

Feds Announce Funding for 14 Marijuana Research Projects Across Canada

TORONTO — The federal government is putting $1.4 million toward research into the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana, saying the work will help it understand the impact of the country's new pot laws. Bill Blair, the MP who has acted...