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Legal marijuana: health ministers say they're ready, but are they? - The Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail

Legal marijuana: health ministers say they're ready, but are they?
The Globe and Mail
At their most recent meeting, held last week in Edmonton, they discussed the following issues: legalization of cannabis, opioids and the overdose crisis, pharmacare, mental health and addiction, tobacco control, and antimicrobial resistance as a result ...

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Nevada marijuana sales eclipse $33 million for August 2017 - The Cannabist

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:57

The Cannabist

Nevada marijuana sales eclipse $33 million for August 2017
The Cannabist
Dispensaries sold more than $33 million in recreational cannabis products in August, the state's second month of adult-use sales, according to The Cannabist's calculations on tax data provided by a state official during a visit to Colorado last week.
Nevada recreational marijuana sales reach $33M in AugustLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Effort to Rewrite Maine's Cannabis Law Stalls in Special Session - Leafly

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 15:28

Leafly

Effort to Rewrite Maine's Cannabis Law Stalls in Special Session
Leafly
Most members of a bipartisan Maine legislative panel have agreed on rewriting the voter-approved marijuana law to allow cannabis sales to start in 2019. LePage and Republican House Minority Leader Ken Fredette, meanwhile, have criticized that plan and ...
Lawmakers pass marijuana regulation bill, Gov. may veto itWGME
Future of new Maine marijuana law uncertain after lawmakers send bill to gov's deskThe Cannabist
Legislature sends marijuana regulation bill to LePage, who may kill itBangor Daily News
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Eventbrite Is Pulling Some Cannabis Events From Its Site, Leaving Organizers Frustrated - Forbes

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:58

Forbes

Eventbrite Is Pulling Some Cannabis Events From Its Site, Leaving Organizers Frustrated
Forbes
Copies of Hemp magazine are displayed at the Cannabis World Congress Conference on June 16, 2017 in New York City. As the state-legal cannabis industry has grown, so have events targeting industry professionals and marijuana consumers. (Photo by ...

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Amazon Warehouse Deal Bonus: 65 Pounds of Marijuana - Inc.com

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:45

Inc.com

Amazon Warehouse Deal Bonus: 65 Pounds of Marijuana
Inc.com
Amazon goes the extra mile to bring in customers and enter other areas of retail. But, intentionally or not, the company broke new ground when it shipped 65 pounds of marijuana to a Florida couple that had only ordered some used storage containers, ...
Amazon customers surprised to receive delivery of 65 pounds of marijuanaBoing Boing
Couple finds 65 POUNDS of marijuana stuffed inside 27-gallon plastic storage boxes they ordered from AmazonDaily Mail
65 pounds of marijuana found in couple's Amazon orderwreg.com
KSAT San Antonio -Local 10
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Government cannabis stories too prifcey, says Alberta Party ... - Calgary Herald

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:19

Calgary Herald

Government cannabis stories too prifcey, says Alberta Party ...
Calgary Herald
The Alberta Party says a network of publicly owned cannabis stores will cost at least $168 million, a price it says is too steep to pay when the private sector is ...
AUPE endorses government-operated marijuana retail stores ...CBC.ca

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3 Canadian Companies Are Making Big US Cannabis Investments - Leafly

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:53

Leafly

3 Canadian Companies Are Making Big US Cannabis Investments
Leafly
Cannabis stocks have been trading since 2009, but very few of them have been growers, processors or sellers of cannabis. Instead, they have tended to be ancillary goods or service providers or perhaps sellers of CBD derived from industrial hemp.

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Marijuana Can Help Children with Seizures, Cancer Nausea - Healthline

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:34

Healthline

Marijuana Can Help Children with Seizures, Cancer Nausea
Healthline
... journal Pediatrics, medical marijuana is effective in treating seizures and chemotherapy-induced nausea in young patients. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis, looking at 22 relevant studies on the use of medical cannabis on children and ...

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Marijuana company Aphria met with TSX about guidance regarding ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:27

CBC.ca

Marijuana company Aphria met with TSX about guidance regarding ...
CBC.ca
Marijuana producer Aphria Inc. says it met with the Toronto Stock Exchange last week to discuss the exchange's recent guidance that pot firms with U.S. ...
3 Reasons Marijuana Stocks Could Explode | The Motley Fool CanadaThe Motley Fool Canada

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No 'significant issues' from marijuana legalization, says Colorado ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 05:27

CBC.ca

No 'significant issues' from marijuana legalization, says Colorado ...
CBC.ca
The Chief Medical Officer in Colorado, where marijuana was legalized in 2014, has some advice for Canada leading up to the legalization of marijuana on July ...
Will 2018 be the year marijuana takes over? - Washington ExaminerWashington Examiner

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Finally, a degree in marijuana: But it's not for stoners or slackers. - Washington Post

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 23:43

Washington Post

Finally, a degree in marijuana: But it's not for stoners or slackers.
Washington Post
Roth is now majoring in cannabis. The program, Medicinal Plant Chemistry, is the first program to offer a 4-year undergraduate degree focusing on marijuana, according to Brandon Canfield, the associate professor of chemistry who started the program.

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Will 2018 be the year marijuana takes over? - Washington Examiner

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:18

Washington Examiner

Will 2018 be the year marijuana takes over?
Washington Examiner
So far, all the states that have legalized marijuana have done so through grassroots petitions and ballot initiatives meant to bypass risk-averse lawmakers in state houses. California, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, Alaska, Oregon, and the District of ...

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Review study finds limited data on medical cannabis use in children - EurekAlert (press release)

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:17

Review study finds limited data on medical cannabis use in children
EurekAlert (press release)
A systematic review of published studies on the use of medical cannabis in children and adolescents finds a notable lack of studies and a minimal number of the randomized, controlled trials needed to confirm the effectiveness of a treatment. In their ...

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Marijuana dispensary operates in grey area - Northumberland Today

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:57

Northumberland Today

Marijuana dispensary operates in grey area
Northumberland Today
ALDERVILLE - There are different opinions on whether a marijuana dispensary located on Alderville First Nation is legal. The Medicine Wheel Natural Healing - Indigenous Healing Through Medicinal Cannabis is located on County Road 45 in Alderville, ...

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Chocolate-making grandmother wants to manufacture marijuana edibles in Ceres - Modesto Bee

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:48

Modesto Bee

Chocolate-making grandmother wants to manufacture marijuana edibles in Ceres
Modesto Bee
Then, about four and a half years ago, she was approached by people with cannabis businesses in Colorado — which voted to legalize recreational use and sale of marijuana in 2012 — about using her chocolate for marijuana edibles. At first, she laughed ...

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Corey Feldman arrested for marijuana possession before Louisiana gig - Mirror.co.uk

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 23:41

Mirror.co.uk

Corey Feldman arrested for marijuana possession before Louisiana gig
Mirror.co.uk
Corey Feldman arrested for marijuana possession before Louisiana gig. The actor was busted before he got on stage in Louisiana. Share. Lucy Buckland. 07:40, 22 OCT 2017; Updated 07:51, 22 OCT 2017. Celebs. Corey was arrested before performing at ...
Actor Corey Feldman faces pot charge in Richland ParishMonroe News Star

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Legal Marijuana Is Becoming the Norm - Reason

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 21:02

Reason

Legal Marijuana Is Becoming the Norm
Reason
"Campaigns are underway in at least five states to legalize either medical or recreational cannabis," reports Marijuana Business Daily. It also notes that New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont could get recreational cannabis through legislative action.
Narcotics overdoses going down in states where marijuana is legalThe Columbus Dispatch
Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Colorado Reversed a 14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid-Related DeathsMadison.com
Op Ed: RMHIDTA's Marijuana Reports Are Nothing But PropagandaWestword

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AUPE endorses government-operated marijuana retail stores - CBC.ca

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:58

CBC.ca

AUPE endorses government-operated marijuana retail stores
CBC.ca
President Guy Smith says not all members were in favour and others felt there were bigger issues to discuss for the union that represents more than 90,000 members. "This debate around retail sales of legal cannabis was not front and centre in our minds ...
AUPE endorses selling marijuana in publicly operated retail storesEdmonton Journal

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Facebook is slammed after cannabis seeds including 'lemon haze' and 'double bubble' were brazenly sold on its site - Daily Mail

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 14:27

Facebook is slammed after cannabis seeds including 'lemon haze' and 'double bubble' were brazenly sold on its site
Daily Mail
Facebook has been condemned by campaigners after cannabis seeds were openly sold on its site. The seeds, sold through the site by dealers, could be used to produce hundreds of pounds' worth of the illegal drug. (Above, one of the ads on the site).

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