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Medical marijuana compromise hits snags over timing, moratorium - Baltimore Sun

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:21

Baltimore Sun

Medical marijuana compromise hits snags over timing, moratorium
Baltimore Sun
If a diversity study now being done by the Hogan administration demonstrates African-Americans were at a disadvantage in getting into the medical marijuana business, the legislation would call for those five new licenses to be awarded in a race ...
Md. House panel weighs bill to improve minorities' medical marijuana licensingWTOP

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Man admits running cannabis farm to use drug to cope with agony of being too TALL - The Sun

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:42

The Sun

Man admits running cannabis farm to use drug to cope with agony of being too TALL
The Sun
A MICROBIOLOGIST who admitted running a cannabis farm claimed he used the drug due to the agony of being so TALL, a court heard. Omar Anwar, 29, grew 20 plants at a property while renovating it, but was arrested after cops raided it last July ...

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Canada needs to clear the air – and wipe away criminal records for marijuana - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:25

Forbes

Canada needs to clear the air – and wipe away criminal records for marijuana
The Globe and Mail
Legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada is only a few months away, but it's going to take a lot longer than that to clean up the mess left behind from almost a century of prohibition. One of the most pressing issues has to be to wipe the slate ...
Bipartisan REFER Act Targets Sessions' War On Cannabis In High StyleForbes
Marijuana companies on hiring spree ahead of legalizationCTV News
2018 Is The Year To Make Great Gains In Crypto And CannabisSeeking Alpha

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Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis for $230M in stock and cash ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:55

CBC.ca

Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis for $230M in stock and cash ...
CBC.ca
Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. has signed a deal to buy Broken Coast Cannabis Inc., a cannabis producer on Vancouver Island, in a transaction it valued at $230 million in cash and stock.
Aphria buys Broken Coast Cannabis for $230-million in cash, stockThe Globe and Mail
Vancouver Island marijuana producer bought by Aphria in $230M dealAgassiz-Harrison Observer
Aphria Buys Broken Coast Cannabis In Deal Valued At C$230 MillionGreen Market Report (blog)

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Cannabis stocks struggle as Canadian regulators to review policy - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:31

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis stocks struggle as Canadian regulators to review policy
The Globe and Mail
Some cannabis stocks with U.S. assets retreated early on Monday, the first day of trading after Canadian securities regulators said they are reviewing their policy that allows these companies to go public north of the border. CannaRoyalty Corp. fell 5 ...

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Marijuana legalisation causing violent crime to fall in US states, study finds - The Independent

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:27

The Independent

Marijuana legalisation causing violent crime to fall in US states, study finds
The Independent
While some of these potential impacts can be negative – house prices can sometimes fall in areas with high cannabis use – others, such as a falling crime rate, can be extremely positive, Professor Rasul explained. Individual US states could soon lose ...
Medical Marijuana Legalization in These States Has Helped Decrease CrimeComplex

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Sessions crackdown could derail California's marijuana banking plan - CNBC

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:15

CNBC

Sessions crackdown could derail California's marijuana banking plan
CNBC
California has the potential to be America's largest cannabis market — and with Sessions' actions, one of the most under-served.
Nevada marijuana businesses moving forward despite federal moveLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Medical marijuana - Harvard Health (blog)

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:41

Harvard Health (blog)

Medical marijuana
Harvard Health (blog)
There are few subjects that can stir up stronger emotions among doctors, scientists, researchers, policy makers, and the public than medical marijuana. Is it safe? Should it be legal? Decriminalized? Has its effectiveness been proven? What conditions ...

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Edmonton company looks to boost local cannabis sector - Edmonton Journal

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 05:00

Edmonton company looks to boost local cannabis sector
Edmonton Journal
A new Edmonton company is raising million of dollars to invest in cannabis-related startup firms that could make the region into a major hub of the Canadian marijuana industry. NorthCanvas will be one of the country's first “accelerators” in this ...

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Medicinal cannabis not likely to be a big export for Australia, says major Canadian player - ABC Online

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:45

ABC Online

Medicinal cannabis not likely to be a big export for Australia, says major Canadian player
ABC Online
Mr Kennedy thought Australia could succeed in the global pharmaceutical market because of the strict standards here and the government focus on research, and that was probably where Australian companies would need to focus. "The Australian industry as ...
Families turning to drug dealers to source medicinal cannabisThe Australian

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Cannabis industry frets as regulators rethink listing policy for firms operating in the US - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:33

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis industry frets as regulators rethink listing policy for firms operating in the US
The Globe and Mail
Executives in the cannabis industry are worried about the fallout from a move announced Friday by Canadian securities regulators to reconsider rules that allow marijuana firms with U.S. operations to go public and raise money in Canada, as long as they ...

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County launching survey about recreational cannabis - Alberta Daily Herald Tribune

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:24

Alberta Daily Herald Tribune

County launching survey about recreational cannabis
Alberta Daily Herald Tribune
Residents in the County of Grande Prairie are being encouraged to join the discussion on the legalization of recreational cannabis. Monday, the County is launching “a survey and online engagement website” to get “feedback from residents on how the ...

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Canadian marijuana companies search for workers ahead of legalization - CBC.ca

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:02

CBC.ca

Canadian marijuana companies search for workers ahead of legalization
CBC.ca
Canadian marijuana companies are on a hiring spree, looking to fill an array of roles as they gear up for the legalization of recreational cannabis later this year. The workforce is booming, said Alison McMahon, who runs Cannabis At Work, a staffing ...

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Smokin' hot, then not: What's driving marijuana shares - Ottawa Citizen

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:31

Ottawa Citizen

Smokin' hot, then not: What's driving marijuana shares
Ottawa Citizen
The share prices of Canopy's main competitors — Aurora Cannabis of Vancouver and Aphria of Leamington, Ont. — showed similar, wild trajectories. This month's trading in shares of cannabis firms was a clear warning of the opportunities and dangers ...

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How Queen's Park is gearing up to be the largest legal pot dealer in Canada (and maybe the world) - Toronto Star

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:24

Toronto Star

How Queen's Park is gearing up to be the largest legal pot dealer in Canada (and maybe the world)
Toronto Star
The Ontario government insists the new cannabis regimen will be “revenue-neutral” because any cash bonanza from selling weed would be offset by additional funding to police and municipalities as well as education campaigns. That doesn't mean the Queen ...

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Marijuana farms are poisoning spotted owls - Futurity: Research News

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 15:30

Futurity: Research News

Marijuana farms are poisoning spotted owls
Futurity: Research News
Northern spotted owls and other wildlife are being exposed to high levels of rat poison in northwest California, and illegal marijuana farms are the most likely source point, a new study suggests. Researchers found that 7 of 10 northern spotted owls ...
Marijuana Growers in California Are Killing Owls and Disrupting the Food WebNewsweek

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A family of doctors helps reinvent medical marijuana - Washington Post

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:22

Washington Post

A family of doctors helps reinvent medical marijuana
Washington Post
Even though more states are moving to legalize medical marijuana, there is insufficient evidence about how it works partly because the drug, a federally controlled Schedule 1 substance purportedly of no medical use, is restricted and not easy to study ...

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'Garden' suppliers see surge in DIY cannabis growers ahead of legalization - Vancouver Sun

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 17:30

Vancouver Sun

'Garden' suppliers see surge in DIY cannabis growers ahead of legalization
Vancouver Sun
As big producers duke it out over the multi-billion dollar recreational and medical cannabis markets ahead of legalization, some small businesses are turning their attention to amateur green thumbs who are showing unprecedented interest in the art of ...

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