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A Canadian flag with a marijuana leaf is flown during a 4/20 rally to demand the legalization of marijuana on Parliament Hill in Ottawa April 20, 2012.

Canada just became the 2nd country in the world to legalize marijuana

Canada just became the second country in the world — and the first G7 nation — to legalize marijuana nationwide. The move was a key part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's campaign promise.

What marijuana really does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug means it's pretty tough to study. Yet some studies have linked marijuana with several health benefits.
Marijuana stocks are surging after Canada becomes the first G7 country to legalize it.

Marijuana stocks are surging after Canada legalizes the drug

The Canadian Marijuana Index surged when trading opened after Canada becomes the second country in the world to legalize marijuana.
Canada's legal marijuana market is set to be bigger than liquor by 2020.

Legal marijuana is set to outsell liquor in Canada by 2020

Canada's legal marijuana market will be a $6.5 billion industry by 2020, according to a new report from CIBC. That's far more than Canadians spend on liquor, and it's approaching wine sales.

There’s a sea change coming for the $1 billion marijuana-based industry you’ve never heard of

A compound in the plant that’s been linked to a range of potential health benefits — but doesn’t cause a high — is increasingly being eyed for its use in salves, oils, balms, and beverages. It’s also the active ingredient in a new drug that’s on the cusp of federal approval.

Trump said he’s likely to sign a bill protecting states with legalized marijuana, directly opposing Jeff Sessions

Sen. Cory Gardner and Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced bipartisan legislation to protect state-legalized marijuana. Trump on Friday said he would likely support the bill. The move would protect legally-operating marijuana business from federal interference.

Creating a legal marijuana market in the UK could offset the entire NHS deficit

Legalising cannabis in the UK and creating a marijuana market could raise potential tax revenues of £1 billion to £3.5 billion, according to a Health Poverty Action report — a figure that could offset the NHS deficit.
The NYPD will now issue summons instead of arrests to marijuana smokers.

The NYPD has been told to stop arresting people for using marijuana in public in New York City

Bill DeBlasio has directed the NYPD to no longer arrest people who smoke marijuana in public.

A drug derived from marijuana just got a big lift that will likely make it the first of its kind to get federal approval

A drug derived from marijuana to treat epilepsy is on the brink of winning US government approval. In its third large clinical trial, Epidiolex appeared to significantly reduce the worst symptoms of two severe forms of childhood epilepsy.

One of the world’s largest legal marijuana producers operates out of a once-abandoned Hershey’s factory

Marijuana manufacturing giant Canopy Growth plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before June. Take a look inside the Canadian company's headquarters to see where it grows, trims, processes, packages, and ships marijuana.