In places where marijuana is legal, veterinarians have seen a number of dogs coming in with THC toxicity from eating human feces on hiking trails.
"Speaking for myself and my immediate Jamaican family, we wish to categorically dissociate ourselves from this travesty," Donald Harris said.
Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister Prajin Juntong explained that legalization would be carried out and managed under direct government control to ensure that "all benefits will go to the Thai people and the country."
"It's going to take a little time to adjust but we're on the right track," the Canadian prime minister said.
Michigan still needs to figure out licensing and other regulations.
While many Canadians may be driving stoned, police across the country have not noticed an uptick in pot-impaired drivers in the past month.
Officers did, however, raise concerns that more awareness is necessary around laws about properly storing cannabis in vehicles.
Marijuana industry businesses blame stringent regulations as one of the driving factors behind a lack of supply.
"We don't want more deaths," said a Mexican senator. "It will be a major contribution to bringing peace to our beloved country."
"Legalization is happening at a much more rapid pace than expected, even compared to, say, 12 months ago," C21 CEO Robert Cheney said.
Canada's largest companies all saw morning gains, as investors grew more confident in the wake of legalization rolling forward south of the border, in the U.S.
Customs and Border Protection (CPB) officers at Montana's Sweetgrass Area Port have detained at least two Americans returning from Canada since the U.S. neighbor officially legalized recreational cannabis on October 17.
While recreational cannabis remains illegal in the U.K., a Greek billionaire plans to launch "miracle" cannabis products in Scotland.
"Seeing our neighbors making progress should put much more pressure on us to get it right and ditch our outdated federal marijuana policy," Democrat Congressman Earl Blumenauer from Oregon told Newsweek.
"The effects caused by marijuana do not justify an absolute prohibition on its consumption," the court ruled.
"Even people that might have smoked it 20, 30 years ago, they're being asked, 'Have you ever smoked cannabis?'" Estevan Mayor Roy Ludwig said.
David Dratch, 23, could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.
China bans the consumption, sale and cultivation of marijuana.
Cannabis users have pointed out that some legal marijuana products come with about 70 grams of plastic, foil and cardboard packaging for just one gram of weed.
"I want to buy legally! But the prices are almost double what I pay now," one Canadian cannabis user posted on Reddit.
"Actions that could happen would be a lifetime ban if someone is entering the U.S. for work related to the marijuana industry," Michael Collins, interim director at the Drug Policy Alliance's Office of National Affairs, told Newsweek.
"As just the second country and the first G7 nation to end marijuana prohibition, Canada has positioned itself as a global leader for cannabis business and development."
"If we don't see something happen in 2019, almost all of us will be takeout targets for Canadian players."