Cannabis News Round-Up

Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf says he’s just “being a realist” on recreational marijuana legalization. Pennsylvania recreational marijuana? Not so fast, says GOP.  Would Pennsylvania legalizing marijuana change police work? Chiefs tight-lipped.

Dozens of Michigan communities are voting to ban marijuana shops. Indiana governor strongly opposes legislative proposals to legalize marijuana.

Rhode Island lawmakers are coming to terms with marijuana legalization.

Statement from New York City Public Advocate Letitia James on support of marijuana legalization plans. New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan wary of recreational marijuana legalization. Long Island entrepreneurs, growers see opportunity, risk in legal marijuana. There is no rush to legalize New York use of marijuana. Legal weed could make NYPD’s drug-sniffing dogs obsolete. NYPD’s top cop concerned about road safety if marijuana is legalized. New York sheriffs skeptical over legal pot. Al Sharpton: New York marijuana legalization should be about making amends, not making money.

Adolescent marijuana use fell after legalization in Washington. Three surprising things I learned from visiting fifty California marijuana dispensaries.

Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence. The National Cannabis Economy. How the pot movement changed in 2018. Legal weed is everywhere—unless you’re a scientist. A border wall won’t stop drug smuggling—marijuana legalization has.

Canada legalization brings challenges for head shops. Cannabis industry grows in Canada after legalization of recreational marijuana. Saskatchewan cannabis company sold illegal weed.

South Africa poised for cannabis trade despite obstacles.