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David versus Goliath battle expected in cannabis retail - CBC.ca

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 03:01

CBC.ca

David versus Goliath battle expected in cannabis retail
CBC.ca
Hopeful cannabis retailers are scrambling for a chance to open stores in Calgary, but there are fears many will not survive in what may become a crowded market. Brandon Lau, a Calgary commercial real estate agent who has facilitated leasing deals for ...

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How the growing weed industry gets around anti-cannabis ad policies on Facebook and other platforms - Digiday

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 21:01

Digiday

How the growing weed industry gets around anti-cannabis ad policies on Facebook and other platforms
Digiday
Meanwhile, social media platforms like Weedmaps and MassRoots, which cater exclusively to marijuana enthusiasts, have emerged, ready to take the ad dollars that Facebook, Instagram and others are so ready to give up. However, platforms like MassRoots ...

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BC government set to unveil recreational marijuana legislation on Thursday - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 16:41

Globalnews.ca

BC government set to unveil recreational marijuana legislation on Thursday
Globalnews.ca
One of the aspects of legalization that may remain unclear for some time is what constitutes impaired driving under the influence of cannabis. Farnworth said the federal government has not been clear about this, and notes there is no widespread ...
BC set to introduce rules on regulating recreational marijuanaCHEK

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Subject of Smith-McCrossin marijuana story says comments - CBC.ca - CBC.ca

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:59

CBC.ca

Subject of Smith-McCrossin marijuana story says comments - CBC.ca
CBC.ca
An Amherst business woman says she was misrepresented by Tory leadership candidate Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin when the politician recently referred to her during a debate at Province House.

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Inkster teen accused of selling marijuana-laced Fruity Pebbles cereal - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:40

Detroit Free Press

Inkster teen accused of selling marijuana-laced Fruity Pebbles cereal
Detroit Free Press
An Inkster teen is accused of selling cannabis-infused Fruity Pebbles to students at Tinkham Educational Center in Wayne. Rawn Emanuel Williams, 17, was arraigned Friday on a charge of controlled substance — delivering and manufacturing marijuana. He ...
Teen shares regret in marijuana-infused Fruity Pebbles treats caseWXYZ

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Scientists create 'Am I Stoned' app to test sobriety of cannabis users - The Independent

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:34

The Independent

Scientists create 'Am I Stoned' app to test sobriety of cannabis users
The Independent
Scientists have developed a prototype for an app that's been designed for cannabis users so that they can determine whether or not they're actually high. The app, called “Am I Stoned”, has been created by researchers from the University of Chicago to ...

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Does Marijuana Make You Forget to Remember? - Live Science

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:21

Live Science

Does Marijuana Make You Forget to Remember?
Live Science
Still, the findings may not apply to all marijuana users, the researchers said. The participants in this study were young, on average 24 years old, and were relatively high-functioning and well-educated, as half had at least one university degree. "We ...

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A Closer Look at the Cannabis Market - Entrepreneur

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:49

Entrepreneur

A Closer Look at the Cannabis Market
Entrepreneur
An important thing to know before getting into the marijuana industry is what the current market looks like. Since most of the top analytics firms in the space collaborated in New Frontier Data's “The Cannabis Industry Annual Report: 2017 Legal ...
Medical Marijuana Bill Gains Backing of Key Republican in HouseBloomberg
Inside the world's first marijuana farmers marketNew York Post
Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioidsCNN
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Cannabis Cultivation Will Be A Race To The Bottom - Forbes

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:31

Forbes

Cannabis Cultivation Will Be A Race To The Bottom
Forbes
For example, the average wholesale cost of cannabis in Colorado has dropped from nearly $3,500 per pound at the start of legalization in 2013 to roughly $1,012 a pound on April 1, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. In Oregon, where the ...

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Cannabis and machete seized in £1m Cardiff raid - BBC News

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:05

BBC News

Cannabis and machete seized in £1m Cardiff raid
BBC News
Cannabis and growing equipment worth £1m, money and a machete were seized during a police raid. About 900 cannabis plants and several bags of the Class B drug were found at a property in Newport Road in the Roath area of Cardiff on Tuesday. The raid ...

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Could 'one puff' of cannabis ease depression? - Medical News Today

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 00:31

Medical News Today

Could 'one puff' of cannabis ease depression?
Medical News Today
Researchers from Washington State University (WSU) found that adults reported a reduction in depressive symptoms with just a single puff of medical marijuana that was high in cannabidiol (CBD) and low in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The team also found ...
How Do Marijuana Strains And Doses Affect Depression And Anxiety? A New Study Looks For AnswersForbes
Just one puff of this type of cannabis 'could ease depression, stress ...The Sun
Cannabis and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk?The Conversation AU
Leafly -ABC Online -PortageOnline.com
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The Dialogue: What Readers Had to Say About Oregon's Cannabis Surplus - Willamette Week

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 19:07

Willamette Week

The Dialogue: What Readers Had to Say About Oregon's Cannabis Surplus
Willamette Week
Last week, WW wrote about Oregon's cannabis dilemma. The state grew roughly three times as much weed as customers consume in a year ("Too Much Weed," WW, April 18, 2018). The surplus has caused farms to shutter and forced retailers to sell bud for a ...

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Cannabis retailers stake ground with hundreds of store applications - Toronto Star

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:22

Toronto Star

Cannabis retailers stake ground with hundreds of store applications
Toronto Star
CALGARY — Calgary's entrepreneurial spirit is budding in anticipation for the federal legalization of cannabis. On Tuesday, hopeful weed retailers put forward applications for 226 proposed cannabis stores. The city said 14 people physically lined up ...
Calgary Cannabis: Hundreds of retail store permit applications filed at city hallCalgary Herald

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'The Truth About Cannabis': Inside New Pro-Pot Web Doc - RollingStone.com

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:16

RollingStone.com

'The Truth About Cannabis': Inside New Pro-Pot Web Doc
RollingStone.com
Ten years ago, Lindsey Ward was an aspiring filmmaker looking for his first job, when a local cannabis dispensary owner near his home in San Diego asked for his help making a film. Astounded by the wide variety of patients coming into his dispensary ...

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Stoner app lets cannabis users keep track of how high they are - New Scientist

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:33

New Scientist

Stoner app lets cannabis users keep track of how high they are
New Scientist
By New Scientist staff and Press Association. Dude, am I stoned? An app that tests memory, attention and reaction – traits that are often impaired by cannabis use – aims to answer that question by giving people a measurement of how well (or badly) they ...
New app could make cannabis use saferScience Daily
New app could help make cannabis use saferBT.com

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Police execute search warrant at east end marijuana dispensary - Ottawa Citizen

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:46

Ottawa Citizen

Police execute search warrant at east end marijuana dispensary
Ottawa Citizen
While one officer suggested details about the raid would be available through their media relations office, that department was not able to provide further details about the warrant. The business is adjoined by a Subway shop. An employee at the ...

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Bill would allow limited-service banks for cannabis businesses - CNBC

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:27

CNBC

Bill would allow limited-service banks for cannabis businesses
CNBC
Even though California has legalized the use of cannabis by adults, it is still illegal under federal law. That means when cannabis-related money touches the federal money transfer system, it poses legal risks for federally chartered or federally ...

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No High Rollers Allowed: Stoned Marijuana Users Cannot Gamble In Nevada - Forbes

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:35

Forbes

No High Rollers Allowed: Stoned Marijuana Users Cannot Gamble In Nevada
Forbes
It is here that adult citizens have the freedom to blow college funds, engage in a full menu of pay-to-pork activities and even purchase marijuana without relying on a shady street dealer out behind the Bellagio. To some, especially those folks living ...

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioids - CNN

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:46

CNN

Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioids
CNN
These are desperate times, and while some may consider making medical marijuana widely available to be a desperate measure, the evidence has become increasingly clear of the important role cannabis can have. We have seen real-world clues of medical ...
Trump Basically Says Obama-Era Marijuana Policies Aren't Going to ChangeEntrepreneur
Why legal marijuana is abandoning weed's old slangWashington Post
The best way to fight illegal pot is with legal cannabisThe Hill
STAT -WWBT NBC12 News -The San Diego Union-Tribune
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Cannabis and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk? - The Conversation AU

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:27

The Conversation AU

Cannabis and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk?
The Conversation AU
The heaviest users of cannabis are around four times as likely to develop schizophrenia (a psychotic disorder that affects a person's ability to think, feel and behave clearly) than non-users. Even the “average cannabis user” (for which the definition ...
How Do Marijuana Strains And Doses Affect Depression And Anxiety? A New Study Looks For AnswersForbes

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