Thailand's marijuana festival has visitors on a high

Asia Pacific Apr 20, 2019

Thailand's marijuana festival has visitors on a high

A Buddhist monk fishes out a vial of cannabis oil from his robe and puts a drop under his tongue — one of many flocking to a weed festival in northeastern Thailand, where excitement is building over a medical marijuana boom. Thailand became the first ...

Business Dec 3, 2018

Pot so hot in Canada that firms are importing workers

It was midsummer, less than three months before Canada legalized recreational marijuana, and Vic Neufeld had a problem. The chief executive officer of Aphria Inc. had just hired 50 people to work in the pot producer's greenhouse in Leamington, Ontario, and by the end of ...

Alberta expects 80 to 100 cannabis stores licensed in a month

Business Oct 16, 2018

Alberta expects 80 to 100 cannabis stores licensed in a month

Alberta expects to have 80 to 100 cannabis retail stores licensed over the next month, with 17 locations ready for the first day of legal sales on Wednesday. The Canadian province is confident it will have adequate supplies ready for Wednesday, said Alain Maisonneuve, chief ...

¥17 million worth of cannabis seized from greengrocer

National / Crime & Legal Dec 20, 2017

¥17 million worth of cannabis seized from greengrocer

The Hiroshima District Public Prosecutor's Office revealed this week it has indicted a 33-year-old Hiroshima man on charges of violating the Cannabis Control Law after 3.3 kg of cannabis worth roughly ¥17 million was allegedly discovered in his possession. The indictment was filed Dec. 15 ...