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College administrators seeing more problems associated with increased marijuana use, survey finds - MassLive.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:21

MassLive.com

College administrators seeing more problems associated with increased marijuana use, survey finds
MassLive.com
NORTHAMPTON - While many people including students view marijuana as safe, college administrators are seeing problems associated with its use, according to survey results released Tuesday by the MassINC Polling Group. The group has offices in ...

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Is Ontario's Legal Cannabis Monopoly Constitutional? - Leafly

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:34

Leafly

Is Ontario's Legal Cannabis Monopoly Constitutional?
Leafly
Now, Cannabis Culture, the marijuana lifestyle brand that once franchised its name to dispensary locations across Canada, has hired prominent cannabis lawyer Kirk Tousaw to apply as an intervenor in the Comeau case. Their application is also being ...

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Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in Pennsylvania - Leafly

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:09

Leafly

Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in Pennsylvania
Leafly
Cresco Yeltrah said it will grow a variety of over 30 genetic strains at the Brookville facility and will produce an array of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana products including vapor oils, transdermal patches and pills. It expects the complete line of ...
Pennsylvania's first legal marijuana crop gets the green lightlehighvalleylive.com
First Pa. medical marijuana grow facility receives go-ahead to begin productionPennLive.com
First medical marijuana business gets green light to growAllentown Morning Call
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -YourErie
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Lab: Driver charged in motorcyclist's death had marijuana in system - AZCentral.com

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:30

AZCentral.com

Lab: Driver charged in motorcyclist's death had marijuana in system
AZCentral.com
A man was indicted on a negligent homicide charge after lab results showed he tested positive for THC after a crash that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist on April 28. Pablo Alejandro Reyes, 32, was arrested Monday in connection with the death of ...

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Why My Wife and I Used Our Wedding to Celebrate Responsible Cannabis Consumption - Leafly

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:35

Leafly

Why My Wife and I Used Our Wedding to Celebrate Responsible Cannabis Consumption
Leafly
Why Microdoses of Marijuana Are the Perfect Addition to a Wedding | Leafly Andy and Cynthia exchange their vows. (Courtesy of Carmely Photography). Cynthia and I are both proud members of the cannabis industry, and in planning one of the most important ...

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In Canada, Marijuana Edible Sales Delayed Even As Interest Among Canadians Grows - Entrepreneur

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:04

Entrepreneur

In Canada, Marijuana Edible Sales Delayed Even As Interest Among Canadians Grows
Entrepreneur
But, one product will have to wait a year beyond that date: edible marijuana. While the wait will delay what has been a profitable business in U.S. states where cannabis is legal, it's a win for the marijuana industry because edibles originally were ...
New data continues to support the idea that legal cannabis access leads to fewer opioid-related deathsStraight.com
Legalizing Cannabis and Opioid Deaths: How Marijuana Is Saving Lives in ColoradoNewsweek
14-Year Trend of Rising Opioid Deaths Reversed in Colorado After ...Reason (blog)
SooToday.com (blog) -The Denver Post
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Crowdfunding Site Cancels Aid to California Wildfire Victims—Because Cannabis - Leafly

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:02

Leafly

Crowdfunding Site Cancels Aid to California Wildfire Victims—Because Cannabis
Leafly
The California Growers Association, the main lobby representing cannabis growers in Sacramento, estimates that as many as 300 marijuana farms have been affected in some way by the deadly fires still burning near Santa Rosa, about 60 miles north of San ...
WePay Wipes Out Marijuana Wildfire Relief FundSF Weekly

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Heating Up Marijuana Could Increase Cancer Risk - Healthline

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:58

Healthline

Heating Up Marijuana Could Increase Cancer Risk
Healthline
“When heated as part of a cannabis concentrate formulation via certain methods of dabbing, they can degrade to produce toxins.” While the discovery of the relationship between terpenes and carcinogens may be a new development, others say that finding ...

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Pennsylvania Legislator Pushes Marijuana Legalization Study Amid Racial Arrest Disparity - Forbes

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:40

Forbes

Pennsylvania Legislator Pushes Marijuana Legalization Study Amid Racial Arrest Disparity
Forbes
Gainey's push for a marijuana study commission comes as other states, including New Hampshire, Delaware, Vermont and Rhode Island are also officially studying cannabis changes. If the resolution is adopted, the commission would be comprised of ...

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​Marijuana producer Aphria inks deal to raise $80M, shares fall after TSX notice - BNN

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 05:50

BNN

Marijuana producer Aphria inks deal to raise $80M, shares fall after TSX notice
BNN
Meanwhile, Emblem Cannabis' (EMC.V) shares fell as much as 15 per cent and Maple Leaf Green World Inc. (MGW.V) saw its shares slip by as much as 10 per cent. Shares of Canopy Growth (WEED.TO 3.81%), Canada's biggest licensed marijuana ...
Marijuana producer stocks fall up to 15 per cent after TSX notice ...Toronto Star
TMX warns about US-linked pot stocks, amid fears of Washington marijuana crackdownGlobalnews.ca
Marijuana stocks fall as uncertainty over listings grips the sectorThe Globe and Mail
CTV News -Financial Post -CBC.ca
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Colorado officials skeptical about new study's finding that legal marijuana reduced opioid deaths - The Denver Post

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:44

The Denver Post

Colorado officials skeptical about new study's finding that legal marijuana reduced opioid deaths
The Denver Post
The study found that — even after taking into account other factors — nearly one fewer person per month died of an opioid overdose in Colorado after the start of legal cannabis sales in 2014 compared to before. The paper's authors stop short of ...
Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study findsWashington Post
Toke the good with the bad: Marijuana saves lives & alters brains, studies showRT
Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research findsThe Denver Channel
The Cannabist -Westword
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Quinsam finds financing to get into marijuana business - Financial Post

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:04

Financial Post

Quinsam finds financing to get into marijuana business
Financial Post
Quinsam plans to use the $2.4 million raised from the current offering largely “to purchase financial interests in cannabis companies.” Why cannabis? Clearly its a growth area, there's considerable market activity and given the opportunity, Quinsam ...

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Marijuana Farmers Hit Hard by California Wildfires - HowStuffWorks

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:27

HowStuffWorks

Marijuana Farmers Hit Hard by California Wildfires
HowStuffWorks
Although cannabis growing is a fledgling industry, Arcview Market Research, predicts that the marijuana market in California will hit $6.5 billion by 2020, up from $2.76 billion in 2015. But even the fields of marijuana that escape the fires may still ...
Marijuana could get more expensive after California wildfires wiped out a year's supply of weedMarkets Insider
California Fires Destroy Marijuana Farms During Fall HarvestHere And Now
California cannabis farmer loses farmhouse, $2M in crops in wildfiresGlobalnews.ca
Press Herald
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The Rise of 'Canna-Vlogging': What to Expect When Creating Cannabis Video Social Media - Leafly

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:17

Leafly

The Rise of 'Canna-Vlogging': What to Expect When Creating Cannabis Video Social Media
Leafly
Subsequently, the growing permanence of cannabis culture has afforded those interested in utilizing video-based media a megaphone to share ideas and experiences related to this burgeoning culture. Influencers who once fought to support their ...

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Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists - Inverse

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:41

Inverse

Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists
Inverse
In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic pot habit, saying it made him “emotionally unavailable.” Likewise, in June, notorious stoner Miley Cyrus did the same, saying she “wanted to ...

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Marijuana: Cannabis is Pleasurable Because it Changes Brain's Reward Center on Cellular Level - Newsweek

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:34

Newsweek

Marijuana: Cannabis is Pleasurable Because it Changes Brain's Reward Center on Cellular Level
Newsweek
Scientists, behavioral researchers and psychologists have known for years that pot can be addictive. But more research has just been published illustrating just how weed can act on our brains. A group of neuroscientists has studied how “long-term ...

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Michigan Update: Mad Dash for Licenses, NMU Launches Cannabis Program - Leafly

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:15

Leafly

Michigan Update: Mad Dash for Licenses, NMU Launches Cannabis Program
Leafly
... been overwhelmed as cannabis operators, largely unable to get comprehensive banking services, deliver thousands of dollars in cash. Dispensaries have been operating in a kind of gray area in Michigan for several years. Medical marijuana became ...

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Melissa Etheridge busted for marijuana possession at Canada-US border - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:48

Globalnews.ca

Melissa Etheridge busted for marijuana possession at Canada-US border
Globalnews.ca
Etheridge has been an advocate for medicinal marijuana use for years now, ever since she survived breast cancer in 2005. She says cannabis helps manage pain from the illness. Global News spoke with Etheridge in April, while she was in Toronto for the ...
Melissa Etheridge's Cannabis Mugshot Is AmazingLeafly
Melissa Etheridge on Her Marijuana Arrest: 'I Feel Like a Rock Star Now' (EXCLUSIVE)Variety
Melissa Etheridge Arrested for Possession of Marijuana at Canadian BorderE! Online
Us Weekly -PEOPLE.com -Duluth News Tribune -TMZ.com
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Meet The CEO Building A Marijuana Business News Empire - Forbes

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:45

Forbes

Meet The CEO Building A Marijuana Business News Empire
Forbes
They ended up building what they hoped would be "The Wall Street Journal" of legal cannabis. "It always made sense to keep going," says the former Citigroup exec who helms the website, print and email publication Marijuana Business Daily, a.k.a., MJBiz ...

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