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Synthetic marijuana is causing overdoses in the US — what's the risk in Canada? - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 08:51

Globalnews.ca

Synthetic marijuana is causing overdoses in the US — what's the risk in Canada?
Globalnews.ca
It is illegal for products to contain ingredients that are “synthetic preparations of cannabis,” Health Canada explained, adding that they are regulated over the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. WATCH: People gather outside Parliament Hill for 4/20 ...

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Joint effort: cannabis lobby heads to Washington to woo US lawmakers - The Guardian

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 04:26

The Guardian

Joint effort: cannabis lobby heads to Washington to woo US lawmakers
The Guardian
More than 200 cannabis industry leaders descended upon Washington this week in the hopes of persuading the US Congress to embrace the growing movement for marijuana legalization. The marijuana business owners and advocates bustled between the ...
Why the Marijuana Industry Wants Friends Like John BoehnerSlate Magazine
Marijuana Stocks: Cannabis Pure Play Canopy Growth Debuts On NYSEInvestor's Business Daily
Bearish bets against global marijuana boom increase to recordThe Globe and Mail
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Morning Update: Chinese takeover of Aecon blocked; Canadian cannabis firms look to Africa - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 03:52

The Globe and Mail

Morning Update: Chinese takeover of Aecon blocked; Canadian cannabis firms look to Africa
The Globe and Mail
Lesotho and Zimbabwe recently legalized marijuana production for medicinal and scientific uses. Ontario-based Supreme Cannabis jumped at the opportunity, investing $10-million in a Lesotho company as part of a plan to export cannabis oils to Canada ...

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Tommy Chong reflects on life, marijuana and jokes as he turns 80 - CTV News

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:19

CTV News

Tommy Chong reflects on life, marijuana and jokes as he turns 80
CTV News
On a recent early morning, Chong answers the door for a photo shoot at his longtime home in the hills overlooking L.A.'s wealthy Brentwood section, arriving in grey jeans, sandals and a black T-shirt advertising the name of a Colorado cannabis ...

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Cannabis legislation will get time it needs: Liberals - The Telegram

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 18:19

The Telegram

Cannabis legislation will get time it needs: Liberals
The Telegram
Cabinet ministers stood in the House of Assembly Wednesday afternoon, one after another giving notice of motion, announcing their plans to introduce and debate four separate pieces of legislation — three being amendments and one a new act — before ...

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Pot pedallers: New Vancouver startup delivers cannabis by bicycle - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 17:42

Vancouver Sun

Pot pedallers: New Vancouver startup delivers cannabis by bicycle
Vancouver Sun
“As it stands now, this is trafficking in a controlled substance (cannabis) contrary to the (Controlled Drugs and Substances Act),” Sgt. Jason Robillard, Vancouver Police Department media relations officer, said by email. “When the Cannabis Act is ...

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A budding opportunity: Canada's cannabis industry looks to Africa for export deals - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:12

The Globe and Mail

A budding opportunity: Canada's cannabis industry looks to Africa for export deals
The Globe and Mail
Rhizo Sciences, a Seattle-based company, says it is exploring how it can supply cannabis from Lesotho to licensed producers in Canada and other countries that have legalized medical marijuana. In late March, it exported a small amount of medical ...
Big cannabis growers urge senators to ban commercial outdoor growingiPolitics.ca
Marijuana Stocks: Cannabis Pure Play Canopy Growth Sees NYSE Debut TomorrowInvestor's Business Daily
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Man delivers marijuana to wrong car, gets arrested - New York Post

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:23

New York Post

Man delivers marijuana to wrong car, gets arrested
New York Post
NORWALK, Ohio — Police say a man who delivered a bag of marijuana to the wrong car in an Ohio store parking lot faces drug trafficking charges. The Sandusky Register reports 18-year-old Anthony Damante, of Milan, was arrested Tuesday in Norwalk.

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Cannabis Consumers Want Hollywood To Abandon Marijuana Stereotypes - Forbes

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:43

Forbes

Cannabis Consumers Want Hollywood To Abandon Marijuana Stereotypes
Forbes
If Hollywood plans to capitalize on the average cannabis consumer, a new survey finds that it needs to abandon the use of stoner stereotypes in its productions. It seems that marijuana users, the same market targeted with the recently canceled Netflix ...

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2 Toronto police officers accused of eating marijuana on duty face ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:32

CBC.ca

2 Toronto police officers accused of eating marijuana on duty face ...
CBC.ca
Two Toronto police officers who made headlines for allegedly consuming marijuana edibles while on duty and then calling for backup are now facing obstruction ...
Two Toronto police officers charged after allegedly consuming marijuana ediblesCTV News

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Silicon Valley's latest big idea is Tupperware parties for marijuana - The Verge

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 07:10

The Verge

Silicon Valley's latest big idea is Tupperware parties for marijuana
The Verge
Converge is an interview game show where the biggest personalities in tech come on to tell us about their wildest dreams. It's a show that's easy to win, but not impossible to lose — because, in the final round, I finally get a chance to play and ...

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Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry - The Denver Post

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 19:11

The Denver Post

Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry
The Denver Post
In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, CEO and co-founder of THC Staffing Group, a recruitment firm that encourages a more diverse cannabis industry workforce, smells some cannabis flowers at Berkeley Patients Group in Berkeley, Calif.
Women look to cut through 'grass ceiling in male- dominated marijuanaManteca Bulletin
Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed industry | The StarToronto Star

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Is the UK the world's biggest exporter of legal cannabis? - BBC News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 18:44

BBC News

Is the UK the world's biggest exporter of legal cannabis?
BBC News
As the UK hosts a summit on the state of medical cannabis in Europe, BBC Reality Check asks - does Britain really export more legal cannabis than any other country? Pro-drug reform campaign group Transform says the government is denying that cannabis ...

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Lower prices no problem for Delta cannabis grower - Vancouver Courier

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:27

Vancouver Courier

Lower prices no problem for Delta cannabis grower
Vancouver Courier
Health Canada this year gave the go-ahead for Emerald Health Therapeutics, a B.C.-based licensed producer of medical cannabis, to grow medical marijuana at the Village Farms greenhouse. The joint venture, called Pure Sunfarms, is planning to grow ...

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Lifesaving Society worried legalized marijuana may increase drowning risk - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:18

Globalnews.ca

Lifesaving Society worried legalized marijuana may increase drowning risk
Globalnews.ca
The prospect of legalized marijuana has the Lifesaving Society worried about water safety, according to the head of the group's Saskatchewan branch. CEO Shelby Rushton said alcohol or drug use is almost always a factor in drownings, especially with ...

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Open lottery system will dictate who gets prime spots to sell cannabis in Edmonton - Edmonton Journal

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:31

Edmonton Journal

Open lottery system will dictate who gets prime spots to sell cannabis in Edmonton
Edmonton Journal
Edmonton city councillors endorsed an open lottery system for cannabis permits Tuesday despite concerns from some established retailers. City officials expect 200 applications for development permits in Edmonton this spring, with business people racing ...

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Five facts you didn't know about the cannabis industry - CNBC

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:46

CNBC

Five facts you didn't know about the cannabis industry
CNBC
Whether you're running a dispensary or you're working in an ancillary business serving the pot industry, cannabis is set to take off. Legal sales of marijuana are expected to grow to more than $20 billion by 2022, from approximately $10 billion in 2018 ...

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FSU researchers find religious involvement deters recreational and medical marijuana use - Florida State News

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:27

Florida State News

FSU researchers find religious involvement deters recreational and medical marijuana use
Florida State News
Although marijuana use for medical and recreational purposes is at an all-time high in the United States, a team of researchers led by a Florida State University professor has found those who hold strong religious beliefs are choosing to stay away from ...

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