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Japan's 1.3 million marijuana experimenters surpass inhalant abusers for first time: survey - The Japan Times

Google - Cannabis - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:11

The Japan Times

Japan's 1.3 million marijuana experimenters surpass inhalant abusers for first time: survey
The Japan Times
An estimated 1.3 million Japanese aged 15 to 64 have used marijuana, surpassing those abusers of paint thinner and other inhalants for the first time, a survey by The National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry shows. The center, based in the western ...

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City responds to Chinatown residents' concerns over cannabis stores - Toronto Star

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 17:35

Toronto Star

City responds to Chinatown residents' concerns over cannabis stores
Toronto Star
CALGARY—The city councillor responsible for Calgary's Chinatown intends to work with community organizations after some residents protested two cannabis store applications in the neighbourhood. Councillor Druh Farrell of Ward 7, which includes ...

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Mother in cannabis plea seeks new law - The Times

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:09

The Times

Mother in cannabis plea seeks new law
The Times
Billy Caldwell, the 12-year-old boy with epilepsy whose cannabis oil medication was confiscated and then returned, was improving in hospital last night as his mother called for a review of laws on medicinal drugs. Charlotte Caldwell said that her son's ...
Cannabis oil delay for Warwickshire epileptic boy 'cruel'BBC News
Tyrone mother calls for medicinal cannabis access for seriously ill patientsIrish Examiner
Fight to legalise cannabis oil after ordeal of epileptic BillyExpress.co.uk
Belfast Telegraph
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New leveraged marijuana ETFs on the way - The Globe and Mail

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:08

The Globe and Mail

New leveraged marijuana ETFs on the way
The Globe and Mail
Horizons ETF Management Canada Inc. filed preliminary documents with regulators last week to launch three new ETFs on the Toronto Stock Exchange that will focus on leveraging the cannabis sector. Leveraged ETFs – also known as “double ETFs” ...

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Billy Caldwell: Senior MP urges reform over medical cannabis - BBC News

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:42

BBC News

Billy Caldwell: Senior MP urges reform over medical cannabis
BBC News
CBD and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are two types of cannabinoids found naturally in the resin of the marijuana plant. A cannabis-based drug called Sativex has been licensed in the UK to treat MS. It contains THC and CBD. Doctors could, in theory, ...
Pressure mounts to grant cannabis oil licence after mother reveals Billy Caldwell's medicine may only last two monthsTelegraph.co.uk
Mother of boy whose cannabis oil was seized pushes for legalisationThe Guardian
Sajid Javid could cement his legacy by legalising medicinal cannabis, and now is the perfect time to do itThe Independent
Times Colonist
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Cannabis oil: My daughter could die tomorrow - Sky News

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 08:56

Sky News

Cannabis oil: My daughter could die tomorrow
Sky News
Video: Robin Emerson, whose daughter Jorja suffers from severe epilepsy, says the government needs to act now to licence medicinal cannabis oil. Top Stories. Theresa May · Claims of 'Brexit dividend' for NHS dismissed as 'tosh' · Police want to speak ...

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From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles in anticipation of legalization - The Globe and Mail

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 08:40

The Globe and Mail

From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles in anticipation of legalization
The Globe and Mail
Beer brewed with marijuana, baking mixes concocted to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil and good, old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating them all, but it's unclear when stores will legally be able to stock the edibles ...

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Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization - Forbes

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 08:14

Forbes

Texas Republican Party Endorses Marijuana Decriminalization
Forbes
Delegates at the Republican Party of Texas convention on Saturday voted to approve platform planks endorsing marijuana decriminalization, medical cannabis and industrial hemp. They are also calling for a change in cannabis's classification by the ...
After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list - AP NewsAP News
Jonathan Stickland on Twitter: "The idea of regulating and enforcing the storage of firearms is a nightmare. I will ...Twitter
Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes - AP NewsAP News
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There's a sea change coming for the $1 billion marijuana-based industry you've never heard of - Business Insider

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 08:00

Business Insider

There's a sea change coming for the $1 billion marijuana-based industry you've never heard of
Business Insider
Change is coming for a small but blooming corner of the marijuana industry. A compound in marijuana that's been linked to a range of potential health benefits — but doesn't cause a high — is increasingly being eyed for use in salves, oils, balms, and ...
The U.S. Hemp Industry grows to $820mm in sales in 2017 - Hemp Business JournalHemp Business Journal
Orrin Devinsky | NYU Langone HealthNYU Langone
About - Dr. John MendelsonDr. John Mendelson
Hemp Industry Daily -The JAMA Network
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If pot bill passes by week's end, marijuana will be legal in September: Blair - CTV News

Google - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 03:58

CTV News

If pot bill passes by week's end, marijuana will be legal in September: Blair
CTV News
"We're probably looking at a date of implementation somewhere towards the beginning of September, perhaps mid-September." The Cannabis Act is currently in a temporary state of legislative limbo, after the House of Commons rose early Friday following a ...
No Joke: The Republican-Controlled Congress Aims to Protect ...Motley Fool
A Slow Burn For Both Marijuana Stores And Education Funding In MassachusettsNew England Public Radio

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OR: New dispensary gets $96K grant for apprenticeship program - KOIN

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:46
koin.com (US) New dispensary gets $96K grant for apprenticeship program - KOIN New dispensary gets $96K grant for apprenticeship program Local officials and statewide dignitaries hailed the opening of a new marijuana dispensary in North P... (Sun Jun 17 21:46:16 2018 PDT)
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OR: Convict Facing Deportation To China After Pot Bust Seeks To Withdraw Guilty Plea - Jefferson Public Radio

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:43
ijpr.org (US) It was not properly communicated to me of my likelihood of Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") detaining me right after I got released from Grays Harbor Jail. (Sun Jun 17 21:43:57 2018 PDT)
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OR: Oregon Senators Hail Hemp Legalization in U.S. Farm Bill

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:33
kdrv.com (US) Senators Wyden and Merkley have been working with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to introduce a bill that would legalize hemp farming throughout the nation. (Sun Jun 17 21:33:06 2018 PDT)
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OR: Utah man shares story of opioid battle with youth groups - KCBY

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:30
kcby.com (US) Utah (AP) b A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober. (Sun Jun 17 21:30:41 2018 PDT)
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OH: Medina Gazette

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:27
medina-gazette.com (UK) Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Laura Andrade recently walked out of a pharmacy in Uruguay... (Sun Jun 17 18:27:30 2018 PDT)
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OH: Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana - Medina Gazette

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:27
medina-gazette.com (UK) The country is still working out how to meet demand in its effort to undercut drug traffickers who control the black market. (Sun Jun 17 18:27:30 2018 PDT)
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OH: Medina Gazette

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:27
medina-gazette.com (UK) Tommy Chong Tommy Chong A stoner looks at 80: Comedian, marijuana advocate Tommy Chong reflects on his career A stoner looks at 80: Comedia... (Sun Jun 17 18:27:30 2018 PDT)
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OH: Akron Ohio News - Substance abuse program targets area teens

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:22
akron.com Treatment advocacy and support for families of people who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. (Sun Jun 17 18:22:05 2018 PDT)
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OR: Forest science foundation study released;

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:21
Marijuana abundance driving price downward Marijuana abundance ... (Sun Jun 17 21:21:11 2018 PDT)
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OR: Willamette Week -- Portland News, Movies, Music, Restaurants, Arts - Willamette Week

Bot - Cannabis - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:18
wweek.com (US) The monthly cannabis update that smokes all the weed so you donb t have to. (Sun Jun 17 22:18:22 2018 PDT)
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