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Dan Fumano: Critics question Vancouver councillor's cannabis motion - Vancouver Sun

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:58

Vancouver Sun

Dan Fumano: Critics question Vancouver councillor's cannabis motion
Vancouver Sun
Melissa De Genova has a motion on the agenda this week which seeks, among other things, to direct city staff to change requirements for city-licensed cannabis businesses “to include annual audited financial statements,” and to “obtain marijuana only ...

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State grader tossed personal notes after helping to score medical marijuana applications - Cincinnati.com

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:40

Cincinnati.com

State grader tossed personal notes after helping to score medical marijuana applications
Cincinnati.com
A state employee said he destroyed personal notes used to grade applications to grow weed under the state's new medical marijuana law after he was told they were not public records. Mark Nye, an Ohio Department of Commerce employee, testified Monday ...

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Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests - New York Times

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:27

New York Times

Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests
New York Times
The plans, still unwritten and under negotiation, will rise or fall on the type of conduct involving marijuana that officials decide should still warrant arrest and prosecution. The changes appear likely to create a patchwork of prosecution policies ...
New York City May Finally Address Its Cannabis-Arrest CatastropheForbes
Manhattan DA Announces It Will No Longer Prosecute Marijuana Possession to Correct Racial Disparity in ArrestsSlate Magazine
NYPD will change enforcement of marijuana laws: de BlasioNew York Post
New York Daily News -Wall Street Journal -WNYC
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Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned - The Denver Post

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:45

The Denver Post

Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned
The Denver Post
The four-way merger is another deal in a wave of cannabis industry consolidation and comes on the heels of Monday's giant $2.2 billion merger of Canadian marijuana firms Aurora Cannabis Inc. and MedReleaf Corp. In addition to Baker, Tilt's founding ...

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Pennsylvania To Lead Nation In Medical Marijuana Research - Forbes

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:05

Forbes

Pennsylvania To Lead Nation In Medical Marijuana Research
Forbes
Although the United States government has made it difficult for the scientific community to research the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant, one state plans to learn more about the therapeutic properties of pot on its own. Pennsylvania is ...
State Certifies Eight Universities For Medical Marijuana Research90.5 WESA
Philadelphia to Treat Opioid Addiction with Medical MarijuanaHigh Times
Philadelphia Gets Green Light to Study Pot, Treat Opioid Addiction With CannabisNBC 10 Philadelphia
MLive.com -Marijuana Business Daily -Motley Fool
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Canada's marijuana industry looks abroad for growth - Toronto Star

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:34

Toronto Star

Canada's marijuana industry looks abroad for growth
Toronto Star
Countries like Spain, Italy, and Colombia are likely the next growth opportunities for Canadian cannabis companies after a flurry of consolidation at home. The marijuana industry saw its largest deal to date on Monday with Aurora Cannabis Inc. agreeing ...
Aurora Cannabis is chasing billion-dollar deals. Do investors benefit ...The Globe and Mail
A $2.3 billion merger has created the world's largest marijuana company — and it's a sign of a dealmaking boom in ...Business Insider
Canopy Growth's position as top global cannabis company shaken ...Ottawa Citizen
CBC.ca -Financial Times
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Scotts Miracle-Gro upgraded because it's now one of the few legit ways to invest in marijuana - CNBC

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 07:28

CNBC

Scotts Miracle-Gro upgraded because it's now one of the few legit ways to invest in marijuana
CNBC
The analyst noted the company's acquisition of Sunlight acquisition will double the size of the company's hydroponics/cannabis-related sales. He predicts Scotts Miracle-Gro will also gain market share in the legalized marijuana supplies business. "We ...

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Tuesday's TSX breakouts: The next marijuana stock to potentially hit ... - The Globe and Mail

Google - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:34

The Globe and Mail

Tuesday's TSX breakouts: The next marijuana stock to potentially hit ...
The Globe and Mail
On today's TSX Breakouts report, there are 58 stocks on the positive breakouts list (stocks with positive price momentum), and 28 securities are on the negative ...

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FL: Pasco man accused of giving 14-year-old meth, trying to have sex with her - WFLA

Drug News Bot - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:57
wfla.com (US) Trying to have sex with her - WFLA Pasco man accused of giving girl meth. (Tue May 15 19:57:51 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $chemicals(100%), $euphoric_stimulant(100%), $stimulant(100%), $methamphetamine(100%), $amphetamines(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $incarceration(100%), $youth(100%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children? - The Sky 973

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:51
thesky973.com Is there such a thing as second-hand pot smoke? Researchers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have collected data on parents who have children under 18 years old living in the home. (Tue May 15 19:51:07 2018 PDT)
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FL: Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children? - The Sky 973

Drug News Bot - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:51
thesky973.com Is there such a thing as second-hand pot smoke? Researchers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have collected data on parents who have children under 18 years old living in the home. (Tue May 15 19:51:07 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(100%), $propaganda_theme1(100%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(75%), $use_is_abuse(100%), $propaganda_theme4(100%), $propaganda_theme5(100%), $propaganda_theme6(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(90%), $drug_law(60%), $chemicals(50%), $plants(100%), $intoxicant(100%), $depressant_intoxicant(50%), $alcohol(50%), $cannabis(100%), $tobacco(100%), $various_drugs(90%), $youth(100%), $school(100%)]
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FL: Crime/Safety

Drug News Bot - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:43
FL: Crime/Safety (US) [A weekend traffic s...] ... (Tue May 15 19:43:56 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(75%), $propaganda_theme2(75%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(60%), $propaganda_theme8(50%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $secret_evidence(50%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $various_illegal_drugs(100%), $youth(60%), $aggrandizement(85%)]
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FL: Good News

Drug News Bot - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:43
FL: Good News (US) Police rescue 14 ducklings from storm drain Fourteen ducklings were rescued by Suffolk County Police after they fell into a storm drain on Long Island Sunday morning. (Tue May 15 19:43:56 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(75%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $prohibition_agency(75%), $drug_dog(75%), $youth(70%), $school(100%)]
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OH: Troy Police Department reports - Troy Daily News

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:39
tdn-net.com (US) Was charged with drug abuse instruments and disorderly conduct. (Tue May 15 18:39:08 2018 PDT)
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OH: Area law enforcement reports for (4/25-5/9) - Times Bulletin

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:36
timesbulletin.com (US) Campbell, 37, of Van Wert, was arrested for open container in public, possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. Campbell, 37, of Van Wert, was arrested f... (Tue May 15 18:36:49 2018 PDT)
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FL: Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids - Health - Local News - 90.7 WMFE

Drug News Bot - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:32
wmfe.org (US) Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids - Health - Local News - 90.7 WMFE Florida Sues 5 Major Drug Companies Over Opioids (AP) b Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is suing five major drug manufacturers. (Tue May 15 19:32:46 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(70%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(70%), $propaganda_theme3(50%), $propaganda_theme5(70%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $drugs(100%), $govt_prohib_other(90%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%), $various_drugs(100%), $youth(70%), $aggrandizement(100%), $msm(100%), $mockingbird(100%), $assoc_press(100%)]
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FL: Florida Matters Preview: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry - WUSF News

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:23
wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu (US) Trulieve is suing the state to lift a cap that limits the amount of dispensaries a company can open to 25. dispensaries Redner Vows To Take Medical Marijuana Fight to Florida Supreme Court State Offers Framework For Pot Licenses More than six months after an Oct. 3 deadline to issue new medical-marijuana licenses. (Tue May 15 20:00:49 2018 PDT)
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FL: Senator Nelson proposes bill to train more doctors to fight opioid addiction

Drug News Bot - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:23
wjhg.com (US) Senator Nelson proposes bill to train more doctors to fight opioid addiction Senator Bill Nelson is looking for a new weapon in the fight against opioids in the form of doctors. (Tue May 15 19:23:22 2018 PDT) [$drug_related(100%), $drugwar_propaganda(65%), $addiction(60%), $propaganda_theme2(60%), $propaganda_theme3(65%), $illegal_drugs(100%), $opioid(100%), $narcotic(100%)]
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FL: Florida Matters: Navigating The Medical Marijuana Industry - WJCT NEWS

Bot - Cannabis - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:22
news.wjct.org (US) More and more Floridians every week are signing up for access to medical marijuana. (Tue May 15 19:22:34 2018 PDT)
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