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USCG prohibits visits to marijuana dispensaries

The USCG Commandant, Adm. Karl Schultz, launched a marine bulletin reminding all coast guard military personnel that the use, possession, manufacture, or distribution of marijuana is a violation of federal law and the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). The rule goes into effect immediately, and violations are punishable by up to two years of confinement, forfeiture of all pay and dishonorable discharge. 

Canada issues bulletin for use of cannabis by seafarers

The Cannabis Act and its regulations came into force on October 17 2018, thus making Canada only the second country worldwide to legalise recreational cannabis. For this reason, Transport Canada issued a bulletin to ensure the proper use of recreational cannabis by seafarers.

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