The U.S. election could change the cannabis industry. Is Canada ready?

By Erica Alini  Global News As Americans cast their ballots in one of the most acrimonious U.S. elections in history, Canada’s cannabis industry is salivating on the sidelines. In a historical vote that’s stoking worries of post-election violence, easing restrictions around marijuana has surprisingly broad bipartisan support. Polls show U.S. public opinion has turned around on the issue of legalization, with a majority of adults now saying … Read more

Minority Leader Pledges to Advance Marijuana Descheduling Legislation if Democrats Take Control of U.S. Senate

Washington, DC: Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) has promised to advance legislation to remove cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act in a Democratically-controlled Senate. In remarks made earlier this week, Schumer said that he “will put [legislation] in play” if the Democrats win majority control of the US Senate on November 3rd. Specifically, Schumer spoke of the … Read more

Kamala Harris Touts ‘Commitment’ To Marijuana Decriminalization And Expungements Under Biden Administration

Kyle Jaeger  Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris (D-CA) again pledged in a new interview that decriminalizing marijuana would be an administrative priority if she and Joe Biden are elected. Speaking to The Grio on Saturday, the senator discussed the would-be Democratic administration’s criminal justice agenda, contrasting it with that of President Donald Trump. She … Read more

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