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Uber-style cannabis delivery service to launch in Edmonton, Calgary - CBC.ca

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CBC.ca

Uber-style cannabis delivery service to launch in Edmonton, Calgary
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An Edmonton business hopes to cash in on the lucrative cannabis market by launching an Uber-style delivery service for medical and recreational users. But whether the ... Once users place their order, the driver will purchase the marijuana and then ...

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Wells Fargo Terminates Banking Services for Florida Political Candidate Over Her Support for Medical Marijuana

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Click here for reuse options! The bank claims she represents a risk.

Nikki Fried, a Democratic candidate for agriculture commissioner in Florida, reportedly had her campaign accounts shut down by Wells Fargo over her support for medical marijuana.

“Can you confirm the types of transactions expected for this customer & if any of the transactions will include funds received from lobbyists from the medical marijuana industry in any capacity?” a “relationship manager” for Wells Fargo wrote to the Fried campaign for on July 11th.

Medical marijuana controversy: @WellsFargo has terminated banking services for Florida Ag Commissioner candidate @nikkifried over her advocacy for and support by the medical cannabis industry pic.twitter.com/jdMn5oUMeH

— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) August 20, 2018

 

The campaign answered honestly that they have and would continue to do so.

“As a result of a recent review of your account relationships, we determined that we need to discontinue our business relationship and close the account,” the bank responded.

Medical marijuana is already legal in Florida. Fried called the bank's actions "arbitrary" and "unprecedented."

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America's Invisible Pot Addicts - The Atlantic

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Vancouver Sun

America's Invisible Pot Addicts
The Atlantic
If not necessarily because of legalization, but alongside legalization, such problems are becoming more common: The share of adults with one has doubled since the early aughts, as the share of cannabis users who consume it daily or near-daily has ...
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FL: 'Mass Confusion' As Medical Marijuana Amendment Goes Into Effect - WLRN

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wlrn.org (US) 'Mass Confusion' As Medical Marijuana Amendment Goes Into Effect ! WLRN ... (Mon Aug 20 19:59:49 2018 PDT)
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FL: Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines - WLRN

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wlrn.org (US) Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scrapping Obama-era guidelines that essentially removed marijuana from the list of federal drug enforcement priorities as more states legalized it. (Mon Aug 20 19:59:49 2018 PDT)
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FL: Lawmakers OK More Money For Marijuana Office - WLRN

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wlrn.org (US) Statewide tracking system is required by law. With Coppola saying the office is relying on data from the individual b medical marijuana treatment centers. (Mon Aug 20 19:59:49 2018 PDT)
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FL: Veterans Push Feds To Recognize Marijuana As A Treatment - WLRN

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wlrn.org (US) Give it to them and stop giving them these psychotropic dangerous drugs that are destroying their bodies and their minds. (Mon Aug 20 19:59:49 2018 PDT)
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FL: 'Mass Confusion' As Medical Marijuana Amendment Goes Into Effect - WLRN

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FL: Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines - WLRN

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FL: Lawmakers OK More Money For Marijuana Office - WLRN

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OR: She called cops when he was campaigning while black; he filed a bill to criminalize racially biased 911 calls - kugn-am

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FL: Stand your ground law faces new criticism after parking lot shooting

Bot - Cannabis - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 01:51
wjhg.com (US) Wells Fargo cancels Attorney General candidate's account for medical marijuana support Wells Fargo cancels Attorney General candidate's account for medical marijuana sup... (Mon Aug 20 19:51:55 2018 PDT)
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FL: Man exercised naked at Planet Fitness, thought it was 'judgment- - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news and weather

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FL: Doctors concerned that opioid alternative may become a new addic - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news and weather

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wflx.com (US) A generic drug normally used to treat nerve pain and seizures is now being used by drug abusers as an alternative to opioids. (Mon Aug 20 19:40:10 2018 PDT)
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FL: FDA recalls heart medications over cancer concerns - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news and weather

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FL: Opioid addiction skyrockets in pregnant women, CDC says - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news and weather

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wflx.com (US) Most of those deaths were opioid-related. Hidden in those numbers is another growing crisis &ndash. "I had been addicted to opioids since I was 17. (Mon Aug 20 19:40:10 2018 PDT)
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FL: Banking giant says no to Florida candidate who supports pot - ABC7 News

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FL: Banking giant says no to Florida candidate who supports pot - ABC7 News

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