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Police should not stop and search when they smell cannabis, says official guidance - Telegraph.co.uk

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:09

Telegraph.co.uk

Police should not stop and search when they smell cannabis, says official guidance
Telegraph.co.uk
While being caught in possession of the Class B drug can result in a five year prison sentence, police are being advised to walk away even if they strongly suspect someone may have been using the substance. The official guidance was issued by the ...
Row over 'smell of cannabis' police stops - BBC News - BBC.comBBC News
Police shouldn't stop and search people just because they can smell cannabis, says reportThe Independent
Should the police stop and search you just because they smell cannabis? They're being told NOT toManchester Evening News
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Marijuana Is The Next Big Investment, But Here's Why Most Investors Will Have To Wait - Forbes

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:07

Forbes

Marijuana Is The Next Big Investment, But Here's Why Most Investors Will Have To Wait
Forbes
Silicon Valley has been funneling capital into the cannabis industry since the early stages of the legalization process, but this space remains closed to the average investor. The only way for individual investors to take advantage of the industry's 16 ...

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Hydropothecary expansion vaults Gatineau firm into medical marijuana's big leagues - Ottawa Citizen

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:04

Ottawa Citizen

Hydropothecary expansion vaults Gatineau firm into medical marijuana's big leagues
Ottawa Citizen
Hydropothecary's announcement that it will build a giant new greenhouse vaults the Gatineau company into the ranks of Canada's largest medical cannabis growers. It also means two of the top producers in the emerging industry are located within an hour ...
Gatineau marijuana company building $80M greenhouseCBC.ca
Hydropothecary cannabis expansion plans to put it among top producers in CanadaCTV News
Hydropothecary CEO: Quebec targeting cannabis price of $7-8 per gramBNN

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FL: Cops: Woman parks in police chief's spot while smoking pot -- WSVN 7News - Miami News, Weather, Sports - Fort Lauderdale

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:59
wsvn.com (US) Sports ! Fort Lauderdale Cops: Woman parks in police chiefb s spot while smoking pot (AP) b Authorities say a woman arriving at a Long Island court to answer a marijuana possession summons was smoking pot when she parked her vehicle in the local police chiefb s spot. (Tue Dec 12 19:59:22 2017 PST)
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OH: Spurned for Wilmington site, medical marijuana applicant pushes new pot issue - Wilmington News Journal

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:45
wnewsj.com (US) Level 2-size medicinal marijuana growing facility in Wilmington was approved last month by the Ohio Department of Commerce. (Tue Dec 12 18:45:51 2017 PST)
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OH: Spurned medical marijuana applicant pushes new pot issue - Urbana Daily Citizen

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:43
urbanacitizen.com (US) A high-profile proponent of marijuana legalization who was spurned as an applicant for a medical marijuana grower&#8217. (Tue Dec 12 18:43:49 2017 PST)
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OH: Trial continued for WCH man charged with abduction - The Record Herald

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:36
recordherald.com (US) Fayette County Prosecutor Jess Weade said the parties are waiting for the lab results from alleged methamphetamine and said case discovery will be complete once the lab results return. (Tue Dec 12 18:36:31 2017 PST)
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FL: Opioid commission makes an anti-marijuana argument - MyPanhandle

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:35
mypanhandle.com (US) "There is a lack of sophisticated outcome data on dose. Which was released with the commission's final report. Who was among several officials to speak at the meeting. Some experts say the commission's fixation on marijuana was bizarre and troubling. "I was surprised to see negative language about marijuana in the opioid report. (Tue Dec 12 19:35:37 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Road trip ended in Quinte Detention Centre - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:20
thewhig.com (Canada) Price spent an uncomfortable three weeks in Quinte Detention Centre before pleading guilty in Kingston's Ontario Court of Justice to charges of possessing a 12-gauge shotgun without a permit and more than a kilogram of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. ... (Tue Dec 12 02:20:57 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Provinces agree to new 75-25 pot tax split - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:20
thewhig.com (Canada) A portion of which will be meted out to cities and towns to help them defray the cost of making pot legal across Canada. (Tue Dec 12 02:20:57 2017 PST)
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CANADA: For a farmer, growing marijuana is just like growing any other plant - Business - The Journal Pioneer

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:19
journalpioneer.com (US) Growing marijuana is just like growing any other plant ! Business ! The Journal Pioneer For a farmer. Growing marijuana is just like growing any other plant Edwin Jewell. (Tue Dec 12 02:19:45 2017 PST)
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CANADA: policy section - The Hill Times - The Hill Times

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:17
hilltimes.com (US) Taxing medical cannabis hurts vulnerable patients The government recently announced that not only will the sales tax on medical cannabis continue. (Tue Dec 12 02:17:37 2017 PST)
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CANADA: Protecting health and safety top priority on legalizing cannabis, says Grit MP Serre - The Hill Times - The Hill Times

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:17
hilltimes.com (US) Protecting health and safety top priority on legalizing cannabis, says Grit MP SerrC) - The Hill Times Protecting health and safety top priority on legalizing cannabis, says Grit MP SerrC) LEGALIZING OF MARIJUANA ... (Tue Dec 12 02:17:37 2017 PST)
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CANADA: policy section - The Hill Times - The Hill Times

Drug News Bot - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:17
hilltimes.com (US) Taxing medical cannabis hurts vulnerable patients The government recently announced that not only will the sales tax on medical cannabis continue. (Tue Dec 12 02:17:37 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $propaganda_theme5(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $medical_cannabis(100%), $cannabis(100%), $youth(50%)]
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CANADA: Protecting health and safety top priority on legalizing cannabis, says Grit MP Serre - The Hill Times - The Hill Times

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hilltimes.com (US) Protecting health and safety top priority on legalizing cannabis, says Grit MP SerrC) - The Hill Times Protecting health and safety top priority on legalizing cannabis, says Grit MP SerrC) LEGALIZING OF MARIJUANA ... (Tue Dec 12 02:17:37 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(98%), $propaganda_theme1(55%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme7(98%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $cannabis(100%)]
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[2]: Letters

Drug News Bot - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:16
laconiadailysun.com (US) The Affordable Care Act has been a critical tool in our fight against the opioid epidemic, enabling 11,000 individuals with substance use disorders to get treatment for the first time. ... (Tue Dec 12 23:16:00 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(95%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(95%), $propaganda_theme4(95%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme6(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $youth(60%), $school(100%)]
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[2]: Authorities arrest three in Franklin drug bust

Drug News Bot - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:16
laconiadailysun.com (US) Charges against Sanborn are possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. (Tue Dec 12 23:16:00 2017 PST) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme2(50%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $prohibition_agency(100%), $chemicals(100%), $plants(100%), $euphoric_depressant(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $analgesic(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $narcotic(100%), $opiate(100%), $alcohol(50%), $amphetamines(100%), $heroin(100%), $tobacco(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $incarceration(100%), $aggrandizement(85%)]
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[2]: Aurora News - Aurora Beacon-News

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:15
chicagotribune.com (US) An Aurora man is charged with several gun- and drug-related felonies after police said he sped away from them and crashed during a traffic stop turned pursuit on the West Side. (Tue Dec 12 23:15:27 2017 PST)
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[2]: Aurora man facing felony drug charges - Aurora Beacon-News

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:15
chicagotribune.com (US) Aurora man facing felony drug charges - Aurora Beacon-News Aurora man facing felony drug charges man is facing multiple felony drug charges after police said he was found in possession of methamphetamine. (Tue Dec 12 23:15:27 2017 PST)
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