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Public shareholders got high today on Tilray, the first marijuana company to IPO on Nasdaq - TechCrunch

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:23

TechCrunch

Public shareholders got high today on Tilray, the first marijuana company to IPO on Nasdaq
TechCrunch
Tilray, a five-year-old, British Columbia-based medical cannabis company that sells its products to patients, researchers, pharmacies and even governments, saw its shares get high (sorry) on the Nasdaq today, after the company priced 9 million shares ...
Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPOCTV News
Tilray joins Nasdaq in first US cannabis IPOCNBC
Tilray IPO sees stock soar as investors bet on marijuanaCBS News
Financial Post -The Globe and Mail -Financial Times
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Germany cancels cannabis tender, leaving short-listed Canadian companies in limbo - Financial Post

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:22

Financial Post

Germany cancels cannabis tender, leaving short-listed Canadian companies in limbo
Financial Post
Germany, where medical cannabis is sold in pharmacies and covered by public health insurance schemes, is expected to become a major medical marijuana market. But it may be cheaper to grow product in other parts of the European Union, and sell directly ...

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Who's getting rich off cannabis? Insider trading data reveal the big sellers - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:14

The Globe and Mail

Who's getting rich off cannabis? Insider trading data reveal the big sellers
The Globe and Mail
The boom in marijuana stocks has allowed insiders at the industry's biggest companies to sell $250-million worth of stock in the past year – but if share prices hold, there's still hundreds of millions more for them to make. The figure is based on a ...
Medical marijuana: What you really need to knowNew Scientist
Marijuana Bills Increasingly Focus on Social JusticeThe Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
Canadian Marijuana Stocks Hitting New Highs RecentlySmallCapPower (press release)
PotNetwork (blog) -The Motley Fool Canada -Market Realist
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3 Fredericton medical marijuana shops close after police intervention - CBC.ca

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 14:13

CBC.ca

3 Fredericton medical marijuana shops close after police intervention
CBC.ca
"We've had half a dozen clients come in and they've all indicated the same thing — that they cannot shop at Cannabis New Brunswick stores because of various reasons," said Merchant. "The main one is that they're medical patients. They can't shop in ...

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Aurora, MedReleaf shareholders clear path toward Canada's largest ... - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:25

The Globe and Mail

Aurora, MedReleaf shareholders clear path toward Canada's largest ...
The Globe and Mail
The acquisition is emblematic of a key moment for the industry as some players see an opportunity to cash out, while others look to be consolidators in a bid to ...
MedReleaf Shareholders approve $3.2B Aurora Cannabis dealBNNBloomberg.ca

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Cannabis perfume 'set to become the scent of the summer' - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:41

Telegraph.co.uk

Cannabis perfume 'set to become the scent of the summer'
Telegraph.co.uk
A spokesman at the Perfume Shop said: "In recent months, cannabis has managed to successfully shrug off its negative reputation to become one of the biggest buzz words in the beauty world with brands and retailers launching ranges infused with the ...

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Aurora Cannabis signs deal with Shopify to sell pot online - Toronto Star

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:40

Toronto Star

Aurora Cannabis signs deal with Shopify to sell pot online
Toronto Star
CALGARY—A major Canadian medicinal cannabis company has inked a deal with Shopify to build a platform for selling medicinal and recreational cannabis online — but Albertans won't legally be able to buy the latter. Aurora Cannabis, which is ...

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Make cannabis-based medicines legal, say UK drug advisers - The Guardian

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:35

The Guardian

Make cannabis-based medicines legal, say UK drug advisers
The Guardian
Doctors in the UK should be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine, the government's chief drug advisers have recommended, paving the way for a loosening of the laws governing access to the substance. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs ...
Medicinal cannabis 'should be available on prescription'BBC News
Doctors should be able to prescribe medical cannabis, Home Office ...The Independent
Doctors SHOULD be allowed to prescribe medicinal cannabis products, declare Government advisersDaily Mail

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Why Wine And Spirits Wholesalers Are Speaking Out About Marijuana Legalization - Forbes

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 05:20

Forbes

Why Wine And Spirits Wholesalers Are Speaking Out About Marijuana Legalization
Forbes
The links between alcoholic beverages and marijuana are not new, with wine publications writing about cannabis sommeliers, experts offering suggestions for weed and wine pairings, and some wineries even producing legal “weed wine,” a product that ...

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Craft cannabis growers fear being shut out - Coast Reporter

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:50

Coast Reporter

Craft cannabis growers fear being shut out
Coast Reporter
... Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), such as Medma in Sechelt, Veritas Pharma, which recently purchased Sechelt Organic Marijuana Corp., and RavenQuest Cannabis Biomed and Sunshine Coast Cannabis ...

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Marijuana may help fight cancer - New York Post

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:57

New York Post

Marijuana may help fight cancer
New York Post
According to an article in EurekAlert, the British Journal has a review looking at the likelihood that a particular cannabinoid — one of many compounds found in marijuana — has the potential to treat cancer. The type of cannabinoid under examination, ...

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Medical marijuana users brace for tax hike | CBC News - CBC.ca - CBC.ca

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:12

CBC.ca

Medical marijuana users brace for tax hike | CBC News - CBC.ca
CBC.ca
While legalization is good news for many who use marijuana recreationally, medical users are bracing for a financial hit. Starting in October, an excise tax of ...
Medical marijuana: What you really need to knowNew Scientist
Congress must catch up to voters on marijuana issueThe Hill (blog)
Q&A: This Mass. company says it can sniff out microbes on marijuanaSTAT
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Manitoba will charge 'social responsibility fee' on cannabis retailers - CTV News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:44

CTV News

Manitoba will charge 'social responsibility fee' on cannabis retailers
CTV News
WINNIPEG -- When recreational cannabis is legalized later this year, it will be subject to a government fee and a wholesale markup in Manitoba. The provincial government says a "social responsibility fee" of six per cent will be applied to a cannabis ...

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Nova Scotia's 'unique' cannabis stores unveiled - CTV News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:07

CTV News

Nova Scotia's 'unique' cannabis stores unveiled
CTV News
HALIFAX -- The Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. offered a glimpse inside one of its coming cannabis stores Wednesday, showcasing a unique retail hybrid not likely found anywhere else in the world. NSLC president and CEO Bret Mitchell took media on a tour of ...
Nova Scotia unveils Canada's first combined liquor and cannabis retail storeThe Globe and Mail

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Lebanon preparing to legalize growing cannabis, says House speaker - CNN

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 08:26

CNN

Lebanon preparing to legalize growing cannabis, says House speaker
CNN
Beirut (CNN) Lebanon's parliament is preparing to legalize cannabis cultivation and its production for medicinal use, House Speaker Nabih Berri told US Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard on Tuesday according to Lebanon's official news agency.
Lebanon ready to legalise medicinal marijuana, parliament speaker saysThe New Arab
Lebanon prepares to legalise medicinal marijuanagulfnews.com

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2 Recent Studies Address The Relationship Between Cannabis And Alcohol - Forbes

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 07:30

Forbes

2 Recent Studies Address The Relationship Between Cannabis And Alcohol
Forbes
Two recent studies from the journal Prevention Science explored the social effects of smoking pot. Study No. 1 deals with the effects on those who use marijuana before they smoke cigarettes and/or alcohol; Study 2 relates to the effect of marijuana ...

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Quebec Chefs Probably Won't Be Able to Work With Cannabis When It's Legal - Eater Montreal

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 06:31

Eater Montreal

Quebec Chefs Probably Won't Be Able to Work With Cannabis When It's Legal
Eater Montreal
While some American states with legal cannabis are starting to see everything from weed-centric pop-up dinners to infused smoothies, the same is less likely to happen when recreation marijuana becomes legal in Canada later this year. According to ...
Quebec's New Marijuana Laws Make No SenseMTL Blog (blog)

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How would you like your cannabis? - Jamaica Observer

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 22:11

Jamaica Observer

How would you like your cannabis?
Jamaica Observer
Cannabis is so much more than that puff of smoke in the air. Recently, there have been several new and emerging methods of consuming cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes that are more convenient and allow users more discretion. With the ...

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Budding business: how cannabis could transform Lebanon - The Guardian

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 21:00

The Guardian

Budding business: how cannabis could transform Lebanon
The Guardian
The town is home to some of Lebanon's most powerful cannabis-growing families, who cultivate their crop openly in the fields nearby and possess a vast arsenal of weapons that has put them out of the reach of the law. Over the years, it has gained a ...

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