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Canada: Pot in Canada: Legal, But Not Profitable

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 08:00
New York Times, 16 Dec 2019 - SMITHS FALLS, Ontario - When Canada became the first major industrialized nation to legalize recreational marijuana, visions of billions of dollars in profits inspired growers, retailers and investors, sending the stock market soaring in a so-called green rush. A year later, the euphoria has vanished.

US CA: Passing The Plate, And The Pot

Sun, 11/24/2019 - 08:00
New York Times, 24 Nov 2019 - LOS ANGELES - Every Sunday, about two dozen people gather at a green cabin along the main drag of Big Bear, Calif., a small mountain town known for its namesake lake. They go there for Jah Healing Church services, where joints are passed around. April Mancini, a founder of the church, said she was drawn to the idea of cannabis as a religious sacrament back in 2013, after she met a Rastafarian who was running the place as an unlicensed medicinal dispensary.