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Cities continue to face uncertainty around cannabis revenue sharing - Edmonton Journal

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:46

Edmonton Journal

Cities continue to face uncertainty around cannabis revenue sharing
Edmonton Journal
Edmonton city council is antsy to reach an agreement with the province on how cannabis revenue will be filtered into municipalities. “I'd like resolution on this question of cannabis revenue sharing … before the city does its next four-year budget ...

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Marijuana Gives Health-Conscious Consumers Something Alcohol Cannot - Forbes

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:58

Forbes

Marijuana Gives Health-Conscious Consumers Something Alcohol Cannot
Forbes
The U.S. alcohol trade hasn't had any real competition for more than eight decades, which has given it a clear path to become the mega $223 billion industry that it is today. But now that marijuana is legal in more parts of the country, booze slingers ...

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Olds College teams up with pot producer to offer cannabis courses - Calgary Herald

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:22

Calgary Herald

Olds College teams up with pot producer to offer cannabis courses
Calgary Herald
The college is also developing a second continuing education class, to be offered in the fall, focusing on the retail side of the cannabis industry. Debbie Thompson, a vice-president and chief innovation officer at Olds College, said the school has a ...

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Igniting A Powder Keg: Discussing Cannabis And Cryptocurrency With Dübercoin CEO Glenn Ballman - Forbes

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 18:22

Forbes

Igniting A Powder Keg: Discussing Cannabis And Cryptocurrency With Dübercoin CEO Glenn Ballman
Forbes
Cannabis and cryptocurrencies are two of the hottest topics in the investing world, and a Seattle-based company called düber is looking to bridge the gap between them. The company is planning a new cryptocurrency called dübercoin (DBR) that will be ...

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Edmonton dogs fall ill after ingesting marijuana on walks - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:52

Globalnews.ca

Edmonton dogs fall ill after ingesting marijuana on walks
Globalnews.ca
“One of the first things they asked me was, 'Could he have gotten into marijuana?' and I said, 'No,' because I didn't think so.” The vet took some blood samples and then Ringo got sick again. It turns out Wilson was wrong. In the vomit, the vet found ...

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Paula Simons: Buzz kill: Will Sherwood Park be a legal cannabis desert? - Edmonton Journal

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 16:54

Edmonton Journal

Paula Simons: Buzz kill: Will Sherwood Park be a legal cannabis desert?
Edmonton Journal
So perhaps it's not shocking that, so far at least, the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission has received just one application to open a recreational marijuana store in Strathcona County. However, it does make Sherwood Park — with a ...

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Realtors warn legal cannabis home cultivation could undermine ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:24

CBC.ca

Realtors warn legal cannabis home cultivation could undermine ...
CBC.ca
With the full legalization of cannabis expected in only matter of months, the country's real estate agents are warning provisions that allow for home cultivation of cannabis plants could undermine property values.
Real estate association calls for moratorium on homegrown recreational cannabisCTV News
The Canadian Real Estate Association doesn't want you to grow cannabis at homeStraight.com

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Medical marijuana may help combat the opioid crisis. But there are better solutions. - Vox

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 13:00

Vox

Medical marijuana may help combat the opioid crisis. But there are better solutions.
Vox
Perhaps the most compelling evidence to date, though, comes from a recent study by David Powell and Rosalie Pacula of the RAND Corporation and Mireille Jacobson of the University of California Irvine, who looked at how medical marijuana legalization ...
NFL player makes medical marijuana history: 'I have a life to live'CNN
Medical Marijuana in Spotlight in IllinoisChicago Tonight | WTTW

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Sask. has lowest provincial rate of cannabis consumption per capita ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:33

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Sask. has lowest provincial rate of cannabis consumption per capita ...
CBC.ca
Saskatchewan people consume 16 grams of cannabis each per year on average, according to Statistics Canada. StatsCan released new region-specific information Monday about cannabis consumption and production across Canada. It included both the medical ...
Saskatchewan has lowest rate of marijuana use among provinces ...Regina Leader-Post

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Construction industry worried about workers using cannabis on the job - CTV News

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:16

CTV News

Construction industry worried about workers using cannabis on the job
CTV News
Construction companies, building owners, and unions are worried about what legalizing marijuana will mean for their industry. Representatives from several construction-related groups discussed the issue Monday at meetings taking place in Montreal ...

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Two top marijuana stock picks from an Echelon Wealth Partners analyst - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 10:38

The Globe and Mail

Two top marijuana stock picks from an Echelon Wealth Partners analyst
The Globe and Mail
Marijuana stocks were market darlings, delivering spectacular returns for investors in recent years. However, many cannabis stocks saw their share prices peak at the start of this year. With the upcoming legalization of recreational marijuana just ...

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Sahtu chiefs disappointed after being 'shot down' on cannabis ownership proposal - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 09:46

CBC.ca

Sahtu chiefs disappointed after being 'shot down' on cannabis ownership proposal
CBC.ca
Some Sahtu chiefs in the Northwest Territories are disappointed the territorial government won't let their First Nations sell cannabis when it becomes legalized. Colville Lake Chief Wilbert Kochon said he and other leaders in the region had a property ...

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How much marijuana is too much? Legalization means new questions for police - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 01:32

CBC.ca

How much marijuana is too much? Legalization means new questions for police
CBC.ca
Pop quiz: what does 30 grams of marijuana look like? It's not an abstract question. Under the federal government's proposed cannabis legalization plan, 30 grams of dried marijuana is the maximum a person can legally possess in a public place. Carry any ...

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Singapore, home to strict drug laws, looks to develop synthetic marijuana compounds - CNBC

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 21:47

CNBC

Singapore, home to strict drug laws, looks to develop synthetic marijuana compounds
CNBC
Singapore, known for some of the world's most stringent drug laws, aims to develop medical treatments containing synthetic elements of the cannabis, or marijuana, plant. The government-run National Research Foundation, a body in charge of national ...

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Lawyers say 'flawed' cannabis law likely means more impairment battles - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 15:40

Vancouver Sun

Lawyers say 'flawed' cannabis law likely means more impairment battles
Vancouver Sun
Lawyers say flaws in B.C.'s new proposed rules to stop people from driving while high on cannabis will mean plenty more billable hours. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth's legislation to regulate recreational cannabis and ...
Local government will be able to set cannabis market to their likingMY PG NOW

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China presses Canada over illicit marijuana imports | CTV News - CTV News

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 14:20

CTV News

China presses Canada over illicit marijuana imports | CTV News
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OTTAWA -- Chinese officials have been quietly grilling Canada about illicit marijuana flowing to their country, prompting Ottawa to agree to work with them on the problem, an internal federal memo reveals. The previously unknown issue arose during ...
BC to Beijing: China presses Canada over illicit marijuana import, internal memo revealsNational Post
NFL player makes medical marijuana history: 'I have a life to live'CNN
Beijing asks Canada to help stem flow of illicit marijuana to ChinaThe Globe and Mail
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
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Toronto vape company Green Tank poised to cash in on cannabis legalization - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 11:50

The Globe and Mail

Toronto vape company Green Tank poised to cash in on cannabis legalization
The Globe and Mail
“But it's a different drug space,” Corey jokes, lightening the mood as they both laugh. The idea for Green Tank came to Dustin, 36, in the summer of 2016. He had been working in the e-cigarette industry and was attending his best friend's wedding in ...

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Cannabis tycoons plot to make drug legal in Britain in next five years - The Sun

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 11:10

The Sun

Cannabis tycoons plot to make drug legal in Britain in next five years
The Sun
CANNABIS tycoons are working to make the drug legal in UK in the next five years. Investors are setting their sights on the UK as a potential new market with the hope it will follow in the footsteps of Canada, Australia and some US states in relaxing ...
UK Could Legalise Cannabis Within Five Years, According To ExpertsLADbible
UK could legalise cannabis in next five years say tycoons hoping to make a fortune out of a booming British pot industryDaily Mail
UK 'could legalise cannabis in five years', experts believeMetro

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Medical marijuana helps patients with opioid addiction - CNN - CNN

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 05:20

CNN

Medical marijuana helps patients with opioid addiction - CNN
CNN
In 2016, opioids killed more Americans than breast cancer. The drug overdose epidemic has become a one of the most concerning public health issues of recent time, and in an effort to stem the tide, more and more patients and doctors are turning to pot ...

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