Today, Tikun Olam announced their expansion into the Washington, D.C. market. Partnering with the cultivator, Alternative Solutions, they will license them to grow, manufacture and distribute Tikun-branded products. Tikun Olam is an international cannabis company with roots in Israel, where they are working in clinical trials to produce strains targeting a handful of medical conditions.…

Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) bill to decriminalize marijuana throughout the United States has its first co-sponsor – Oregon Senator, Ron Wyden (D). Significantly more than just a piece of pro-pot legislation, the bill signed by Sen. Wyden early Monday evening would remove marijuana from the federal government’s Controlled Substance Act (CSA) and effectively end prohibition.…

As Statistics Canada prepares to add cannabis to its list of monitored industries, it’s been revealed that Canadians consumed up to $6.2 billion (CAD) worth of pot in 2015. The government agency estimated that 698 million metric tons of marijuana, priced between $7.14 and $8.84 per gram, were ingested by approximately 4.9 million people. These…

After over a half-year of waiting, it finally looks like New Zealand will get a medical marijuana bill introduced this week. In a trickle of empathy in June, Health Minister Peter Dunne announced that doctors in the Kiwi nation were allowed to prescribe CBD for conditions including epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, among others. Since that…

On Sunday, a California congressman took to Twitter, suggesting the federal government should legalize cannabis and commute the sentences of individuals convicted of marijuana possession. Ro Khanna (D-CA), a vocal adversary of marijuana prohibition, has fired off a number of pro-legalization Tweets during the Holiday Season. In addition to identifying marijuana legalization as an economic…

Not even a week after Bermuda’s House of Assembly passed a bill to decriminalize cannabis possession, the Senate has done the same. With support from all sides, the island nation pushed forward on its Misuse of Drugs [Decriminalization of Cannabis] Amendment Act 2017, which removes criminal prosecution for the possession of 7 grams of cannabis…