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Mexican police seize 429 kg marijuana in deserted plane

Mexico city, Apr 18 (Xinhua/UNI) Mexican authorities seized a small plane loaded with 429 kg of marijuana in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, the Attorney General's office (FGR) said Thursday.

Canada: Medical cannabis users complain of shortages

Ottawa, Nov 14 (IBNS): Medical cannabis users are complaining of shortages of marijuana and delays in production, media reports said.

Canada becomes second nation to legalise recreational cannabis

Ottawa, Oct 17 (IBNS): Canada has become the second country to legalise the use of recreational marijuana (recreational cannabis) across the nation on Wednesday, media reports said.

Canada legalises use of recreational marijuana

Ottawa, Jun 20 (IBNS): After years of debate, the Canadian parliament has passed a nationwide law legalising the use of recreational marijuana or cannabis, reports said on Wednesday.

China grills Canada over illegal marijuana imports

Ottawa/Beijing, Apr 30 (IBNS): China has grilled Canada over the illegal flow of marijuana to their country, media reports said.

CMA wants Health Canada, not industry, to design marijuana labelling

Ottawa, Feb 8 (IBNS): Designing marijuana packaging and product labelling --  an important way to educate consumers, especially young people about the risks of using marijuana --  should be left to federal officials and public health experts, not cannabis producers and distributors, said The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) recently.

Canada: Senate to question government on Marijuana bill ahead of legalisation

Ottawa, Feb 6 (IBNS): With five months to go for the legalisation of Marijuana in the country, the Senate will question a panel of government representatives over the Marijuana bill in an unprecedented televised meeting in the Upper Chamber on Tuesday, media reports said.

Canadian marijuana producers hiring employees ahead of legalisation

Vancouver, Jan 15 (IBNS): Eyeing on the legalisation of marijuana sale, the Canadian weed producers are going all out to recruit employees, media reports said.

Canada: House of Commons passes Marijuana bill, moves to Senate

Ottawa, Nov 28 (IBNS): The House of Commons in Canada has cleared the marijuana bill, brought by the federal government, as the country is heading towards the legalisation of weed consumption by next year, media reports said.

US: Demand for legalisation of cannabis hits all time high

Washington, Oct 30 (IBNS): The demand for the legalisation of cannabis has hit an all time high in the Unites States, with now every two out of three Americans opting for it.

Legalisation of marijuana not a good step: York Police Chief

IBNS Canada's Suman Das and Asha Bajaj interact with York Regional Police Chief Eric Jolliffe. Excerpts:

Government outlets, website only place to sell Marijuana after legalisation in July

Toronto, Sep 8 (IBNS): Creating a negative impact on the recreational marijuana market, Ontario has announced on Friday that government-controlled outlets, website will be the only places permitted to sell cannabis after weed becomes legalised in July 1, media reports said.

Canada set to legalize marijuana as ruling Liberals propose new law

Ottawa, Apr 15 (IBNS): Plans to legalize marijuana in Canada had been announced this week at a news conference in Ottawa by the ruling Liberal Party, with the North American country becoming the first among developed nations to fully legalize pot.

Ontario drivers to lose their licence if found high on drugs

Toronto, Oct 6 (IBNS): The new road safety rules adopted by the Ontario Government can now confiscate temporarily the driving licence of drivers in Ontario if they are caught high on drugs, akin to drinking and driving incidents.