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'Too hard' to get medicinal cannabis permission - The Advertiser

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The Advertiser

'Too hard' to get medicinal cannabis permission
The Advertiser
Dr Stein stressed he had no designs on becoming the state's first authorised prescriber: “I'm not interested in becoming Mr Medicinal Marijuana, but I will consider individual patient requests”. To prescribe cannabis in South Australia, a doctor must ...
First SA doctor approved to prescribe marijuanaInDaily

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Researchers discover flavour genes in marijuana - CTV News

2 hours 35 min ago

CTV News

Researchers discover flavour genes in marijuana
CTV News
Jorg Bohlmann and a team of researchers have found 30 genes within the cannabis genome that determine the aroma and flavour of the plant. The findings, published in the journal Plos One, are the first step toward creating flavour standards that can be ...
Marijuana Genome Mapping: Cannabis Strains Have Distinct Flavors Due To Different Genes, Study FindsInternational Business Times

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Cannabis producers pen letter to Ottawa - Waterloo Record

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Cannabis producers pen letter to Ottawa
Waterloo Record
TORONTO — Several licensed marijuana producers have penned a letter to Ottawa, urging the federal government to allow them to brand their products and provide medical cannabis on a tax-free basis. The seven producers — Tilray, Tweed, Mettrum, ...

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Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil - ABC News

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 19:03

Miami Herald

Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil
ABC News
Argentina's Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes, and setting up a regulatory framework for the state to prescribe and distribute them to patients.
Argentine Congress votes to legalise medical marijuanaThe Straits Times

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Southern Alberta marijuana business growth exploding ahead of legalization - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:10

Globalnews.ca

Southern Alberta marijuana business growth exploding ahead of legalization
Globalnews.ca
The co-owners of Custom Cannabis in Claresholm said they're being bombarded with resumes from people living in the area, who are hoping to be one of the 35 staff members that will run the greenhouse. While excitement is abundant, there are some ...

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WV Senate passes medical marijuana bill to House - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:03

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

WV Senate passes medical marijuana bill to House
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
The West Virginia Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would permit marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes in West Virginia. Senate Bill 386, sponsored by Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, would create the West Virginia Medical Cannabis ...
W.Va. Senate approves medical marijuana billWSAZ-TV
State Senate approves medical marijuana legislationWDTV
SC Senate committee debates medical marijuana billWSOC Charlotte
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Marijuana ETF 'the most scrutinized fund that we've ever launched ... - Financial Post

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:06

Financial Post

Marijuana ETF 'the most scrutinized fund that we've ever launched ...
Financial Post
Canadians will be able to invest in a basket of marijuana companies when the first marijuana exchange-traded fund launches next week.
First Canadian medical marijuana ETF hopes to draw buzz from non-usersBNN

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BC lawmakers consider policies, technologies ahead of marijuana legalization - News1130

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 12:10

News1130

BC lawmakers consider policies, technologies ahead of marijuana legalization
News1130
SURREY (NEWS 1130) – Provincial politicians have a lot to decide on before recreational marijuana becomes legal across Canada, reportedly on July 1st of next year. That includes finding a reliable gadget to determine if a driver is high. “We've been ...

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Public support for marijuana legalization surged in 2016 - Washington Post

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:59

Washington Post

Public support for marijuana legalization surged in 2016
Washington Post
Public support for marijuana legalization surged in 2016, according to data just released from the General Social Survey. Last year 57 percent of Americans told the survey's pollsters that they “think the use of marijuana should be legal,” up from 52 ...

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Licensed Producers Ready For Marijuana Legalization In 2018 - BlackburnNews.com

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 02:17

BlackburnNews.com

Licensed Producers Ready For Marijuana Legalization In 2018
BlackburnNews.com
“An LCBO concept — like a cannabis control board — would make a great deal of sense in terms of regulating the supply into retail storefronts.” Merton says the target date is likely on the ambitious side, noting some big questions remain unanswered.

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Toronto police raid marijuana dispensaries again - CityNews - CityNews

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:26

CityNews

Toronto police raid marijuana dispensaries again - CityNews
CityNews
Toronto police raid a Cannabis Culture shop in Toronto on March 9, 2017, as stores are being raided across the country. CITYNEWS/Bryan Carey. Police raided ...
Police raid 2 Toronto pot dispensaries, including former Cannabis ...CBC.ca

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Vancouver seeks new home for annual 4/20 marijuana rally - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:25

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver seeks new home for annual 4/20 marijuana rally
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver Councillor Adriane Carr is expected to introduce a motion Wednesday asking staff to find an appropriate non-residential site for the city's largest cannabis rally, which draws more than 10,000 people annually and cost taxpayers $148,000 last ...

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More time sought by residents to consider medical marijuana plan in Holyoke, though no opposition voiced - MassLive.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:15

MassLive.com

More time sought by residents to consider medical marijuana plan in Holyoke, though no opposition voiced
MassLive.com
3/28/17 - HOLYOKE - Whitney Simmons of Springfield, Massachusetts speaks in favor of a proposal by GTI Massachusetts NP Corp. to open a medical marijuana cultivation and processing facility at 28 Appleton St. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in a public ...

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Saskatchewan marijuana advocates react to potential legalization legislation - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:59

Globalnews.ca

Saskatchewan marijuana advocates react to potential legalization legislation
Globalnews.ca
Lauren Taylor, an information specialist at National Access Cannabis' Saskatoon centre, said she hopes Ottawa also moves to make a larger variety of medical marijuana available to patients and set up a system where it's easier to access the medicine.
Colby Cosh: Evidence-based talk about marijuana — dare to dream?National Post
Marijuana industry gets boost from legalization target dateCBC.ca
Marijuana could be legal in Canada by July 1, 2018, source confirmsCTV News
Toronto Star -The Globe and Mail -Huffington Post Canada -CBC.ca
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Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up costs - MassLive.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:42

MassLive.com

Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up costs
MassLive.com
... the money be transferred to a reserve account her office controls for the Cannabis Control Commission. "This funding is critical to the continued and timely implementation of Question 4," Goldberg wrote, referring to the marijuana legalization ...
California Leads Nation in Legal Marijuana SalesSF Weekly
State treasurer requests $300k to hire marijuana oversight staffBoston Business Journal

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The market's first marijuana-themed ETF could start trading next week - MarketWatch

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 14:24

MarketWatch

The market's first marijuana-themed ETF could start trading next week
MarketWatch
The first exchange-traded fund with a marijuana focus, the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, has been conditionally approved for listing by the Toronto Stock Exchange. It is scheduled to debut on April 5 under the ticker symbol HMMJ ...

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Police chiefs raise concerns about marijuana timeline - CityNews - CityNews

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 14:09

CityNews

Police chiefs raise concerns about marijuana timeline - CityNews
CityNews
Legislation to legalize recreational marijuana use is expected to be tabled in the week of April 10. Police have raised concerns about the timeline.

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Can Marijuana Replace Lost Steel Jobs? Pennsylvania Town Has High Hopes. - Entrepreneur

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:15

Entrepreneur

Can Marijuana Replace Lost Steel Jobs? Pennsylvania Town Has High Hopes.
Entrepreneur
City leaders in Braddock, located east of Pittsburgh, have submitted an application with the state in hopes to land a license that will allow for a new cannabis cultivation facility. The goal is for legal medical marijuana to bring back jobs lost over ...

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Marijuana industry gets boost from legalization target date - CBC.ca

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 02:00

CBC.ca

Marijuana industry gets boost from legalization target date
CBC.ca
The newly revealed date for the debut of legal cannabis is "exactly along the lines of what we expected," said Neil Maruoka, a stock analyst with Canaccord Genuity who covers publicly traded marijuana companies. "Certainly there are some companies with ...
BC landlords aim to curb grow-ops ahead of marijuana legalizationThe Globe and Mail
Marijuana could be legal in Canada by July 1, 2018, source confirmsCTV News
Cannabis Day is coming soon. What's next for pot plans in Ontario?Toronto Star
Huffington Post Canada -Macleans.ca -Science Daily -CBC.ca
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Medical Marijuana Use Rejected for Intractable Pain, Autism - WJBD Online

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 20:07

Medical Marijuana Use Rejected for Intractable Pain, Autism
WJBD Online
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Department of Public Health has rejected intractable pain and autism spectrum disorder as medical conditions that could be treated with medical cannabis. The petition to add intractable pain to the medical ...

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