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Olivia Newton-John is using cannabis to stop agonising pain during cancer battle - The Sun

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:44

The Sun

Olivia Newton-John is using cannabis to stop agonising pain during cancer battle
The Sun
OLIVIA Newton-John has revealed she's using cannabis to stop her agonising pain as she battles cancer for a second time. In May, the Grease actress confirmed she had been diagnosed with breast cancer which had spread to her spine. AFP or licensors. 3 ...
'Medical cannabis has helped me a lot': Olivia Newton-John speaks candidly about the 'healing remedies' that have ...Daily Mail

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How FCC's Net Neutrality Rollback Could Hurt Cannabis - Leafly

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:17

Leafly

How FCC's Net Neutrality Rollback Could Hurt Cannabis
Leafly
Removing protections could stifle cannabis advocacy, hamper small businesses, and prevent medical patients from accessing vital information. The decision grants broadband companies sweeping control over how Americans access the internet. It removes ...

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Why it's so difficult to bet against Canada's marijuana boom - Financial Post

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:04

Financial Post

Why it's so difficult to bet against Canada's marijuana boom
Financial Post
“It's harder to find that borrow, and that borrow is very expensive,” said Matt Bottomley, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. “It's a hard industry to short.” Canadian marijuana stocks have ballooned as the nation marches toward legalization by ...

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Massachusetts May Leap Ahead on Cannabis Cafes - Entrepreneur

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:04

Entrepreneur

Massachusetts May Leap Ahead on Cannabis Cafes
Entrepreneur
That partially addresses the fears of law enforcement about people driving after leaving a cannabis cafe. Also included are strong regulations about air quality and ventilation, not allowing employees exposed to second-hand smoke to operate potentially ...
Canada's Cannabis Tax Plan: Good for Provinces, Bad for PatientsLeafly
More than 20 medical marijuana dispensaries in Maryland approved, drug supply lowBaltimore Sun
Massachusetts cannabis panel backs social use venuesThe Cannabist
WBUR
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Legal marijuana stores may provide 'a very polished experience' - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:15

Globalnews.ca

Legal marijuana stores may provide 'a very polished experience'
Globalnews.ca
Very chic, very modern, very clean-cut lines,” New Brunswick Liquor Corp. spokesman Mark Barbour says in an interview. “That's where the product will be kept, in locked glass cases, and from there the transaction will be made and proceed to a point-of ...

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How should Canadian employers prepare for legal marijuana? - Macleans.ca

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:50

Macleans.ca

How should Canadian employers prepare for legal marijuana?
Macleans.ca
It's nothing short of a sea change in public policy, one with profound implications for everything from Canadian culture and health to border security, road safety and even international relations: legalizing marijuana. Two people hold a modified ...

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Overall teen drug use stable, but marijuana edging up, survey finds - CNN

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 01:30

CNN

Overall teen drug use stable, but marijuana edging up, survey finds
CNN
The increase in marijuana use was enough to boost the percentage of teens who used illicit drugs overall. This is the first time in seven years that there has been a statistically significant increase in marijuana use, said Richard Miech, lead author ...
Cannabis and vaping more popular than smoking among US teensBBC News
Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among TeenagersNew York Times
Teens: Pretty Sober, Except For Marijuana And Vaping : Shots ...NPR
Daily Mail -Newsweek -The Cannabist -National Institute on Drug Abuse
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NIH Survey: Students Vaping, Using Marijuana More in 2017 - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:06

U.S. News & World Report

NIH Survey: Students Vaping, Using Marijuana More in 2017
U.S. News & World Report
[RELATED: Sessions Hints at Shift in Marijuana Enforcement]. Though the increase in marijuana use among 12th graders between the2016 (35.6 percent) and 2017 (37.1 percent) surveys may not appear significant, it's coupled with a decrease in high school ...
Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among TeenagersNew York Times
US teen use of marijuana remains high, vaping may be factorABC News
Overall teen drug use low, but marijuana edging up, survey findsCNN

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Cocaine, marijuana and cash used to buy votes in Saskatchewan First Nation election, report says - CBC.ca

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:49

CBC.ca

Cocaine, marijuana and cash used to buy votes in Saskatchewan First Nation election, report says
CBC.ca
The whistleblower in a drugs-for-votes scheme on a Saskatchewan First Nation says the corruption needs to stop now. "I want people to know it's OK to speak out. It's been going on long enough," Glenn Moosomin told CBC News in an interview from his ...

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Feds Won't Get Marijuana Crackdown Help From Colorado, Governor Candidate Says - Marijuana Moment

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:13

Marijuana Moment

Feds Won't Get Marijuana Crackdown Help From Colorado, Governor Candidate Says
Marijuana Moment
Also in the Reddit thread, Polis talked about the impact of Colorado's marijuana legalization law that voters approved in 2012. “Overall a POSITIVE,” he said. “I supported Amendment 64 and I think that it not only generates tax revenues, creates jobs ...
Teen marijuana use is down in Colorado following legalization, data showsToronto Star
Colorado releases a trove of marijuana sales dataThe Cannabist
Following marijuana legalization, teen drug use is down in ColoradoWashington Post
SAMHSA
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East Gwillimbury joins Richmond Hill and Markham in rejecting a legalized marijuana shop - Toronto Star

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:40

Toronto Star

East Gwillimbury joins Richmond Hill and Markham in rejecting a legalized marijuana shop
Toronto Star
“My concern at this point is there is so little information about what it would look like. What are rules and regulations,” Hackson said. “I don't think we should be one of the first ones out there.” Last month, Ontario named 14 cities to have the ...

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Walmart is selling a marijuana Christmas tree that will 'light up' the room - Kansas City Star

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:24

Kansas City Star

Walmart is selling a marijuana Christmas tree that will 'light up' the room
Kansas City Star
The giant retailer “selling the 'weed marijuana leaf Christmas tree' is somewhat surprising, but is just another example of cannabis going mainstream,” wrote Weed News. “Walmart also sells marijuana leaf cookie cutters which, while not specifically ...

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Cannabis activist going back to court in pot seed giveaway case - CTV News

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:21

CTV News

Cannabis activist going back to court in pot seed giveaway case
CTV News
CALGARY - A prominent cannabis activist who was arrested in Calgary during a national tour to distribute millions of free marijuana seeds to the public is heading back to court. Police charged Dana Larsen with drug trafficking and possession in April ...
Canadians are obsessed with cannabis and cryptocurrencyVICE News

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Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs - Leafly

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:07

Leafly

Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs
Leafly
The state Cannabis Control Commission on Monday unanimously approved a policy allowing the establishments, where patrons would be able to purchase cannabis products and consume them on site—just like a cocktail at a bar or a joint at an Amsterdam ...
Cannabis panel backs pot bars, home delivery, and stoned yogaThe Boston Globe
Here's What Jeff Sessions Discussed In Secret With Anti-Marijuana ActivistsMarijuana Moment
Hawaii Sees Legalizing Adult Use Marijuana As Huge Boon to Island EconomyEntrepreneur
Financial Post
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Research lacking on benefits of medical marijuana: doctors' groups - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 08:41

The Globe and Mail

Research lacking on benefits of medical marijuana: doctors' groups
The Globe and Mail
There is little to no research to support the supposed benefits of medical cannabis, and what evidence exists suggests that using marijuana as medicine may do more harm than good, family doctors' associations across Canada are telling their members. A ...

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Man with medical condition wants the right to grow his own cannabis in Manitoba - Brandon Sun

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:53

Man with medical condition wants the right to grow his own cannabis in Manitoba
Brandon Sun
Despite the federal government announcing that recreational cannabis users in Canada would be allowed to grow up to four plants, Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government recently declared that zero recreational cannabis plants would be allowed. A ...

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Wynne says marijuana revenue deal with feds means money for municipalities - CTV News

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:38

CTV News

Wynne says marijuana revenue deal with feds means money for municipalities
CTV News
Sousa estimated Tuesday that excise tax could make as much as $450 million annually for the federal government and Ontario would be in line for 40 per cent of that revenue. But Liberal MP Bill Blair, a former Toronto police chief and the Trudeau ...

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Canadian cannabis companies on $2-billion fundraising spree as legalization looms - Financial Post

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:31

Financial Post

Canadian cannabis companies on $2-billion fundraising spree as legalization looms
Financial Post
... planned legalization of recreational marijuana, slated for next July, and as consolidation is expected among producers in the sector. Phillips said there has been an increase in the number of strategic transactions between companies in the cannabis ...
Teen cannabis use down in legal states, fed data shows (Newsletter: Dec. 12, 2017)Marijuana Moment
Cannabis Commission Begins Establishing Regulationswgbh.org
Hartford Council Favors Legal Marijuana, Advocates Urge Legislators To Again Debate IssueHartford Courant
My Fox Boston -The Recorder -Press Herald
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Yukon shouldn't get monopoly on legal marijuana, says retailer - CBC.ca

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:16

CBC.ca

Yukon shouldn't get monopoly on legal marijuana, says retailer
CBC.ca
A Whitehorse business owner hopes the Yukon government won't keep a monopoly on sales when cannabis is made legal. Jeremy Jones, co-owner of Triple J's Music, Tattoos & Piercing in Whitehorse, says he's been preparing for years to open a dispensary. He ...

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