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City's urban planning committee looking at cannabis lottery system ... - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 08:57

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City's urban planning committee looking at cannabis lottery system ...
Globalnews.ca
On Tuesday, the city's urban planning committee will consider a two-stage lottery system for cannabis permits.

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Oregon's Flooded Recreational Marijuana Market a Cautionary Tale to Canada - Huddle Today

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:40

Huddle Today

Oregon's Flooded Recreational Marijuana Market a Cautionary Tale to Canada
Huddle Today
As marijuana farmers in Oregon say a flood of supply is killing their businesses less than three years after recreational cannabis was legalized, economists say it's a warning to Canada. Stephen Easton, professor of economics at Simon Fraser University ...
Canada's marijuana legalization: Is WNY ready?WIVB-TV News 4
Are Oregon's Marijuana Woes a Precursor of What's to Come in Canada?Yahoo Finance
Canada should heed cautionary tale of Oregon's flooded pot market ...CTV News
Investor's Business Daily -Law.com
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Study proves cannabis can lead to psychosis - Independent.ie

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:40

Independent.ie

Study proves cannabis can lead to psychosis
Independent.ie
Last year, a small study of 96 young cannabis users (aged 16 to 21) in Ballymun, north Dublin cast a disturbing spotlight on their financial circumstances. It found that, on average, each user spent about €108 per week on the drug. An extension of the ...

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I Spent $40 To Get High From A Cannabis Candy Bar - Forbes

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:03

Forbes

I Spent $40 To Get High From A Cannabis Candy Bar
Forbes
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an ingredient found in marijuana. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or TCH, also found in weed, makes you feel high, but CBD doesn't. (You can read more about cannabidiol here.) CBD has been proven to be effective in relieving pain; (read ...

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De Blasio to NYPD: stop arresting New Yorkers smoking marijuana on street - The Guardian

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:42

The Guardian

De Blasio to NYPD: stop arresting New Yorkers smoking marijuana on street
The Guardian
Bill De Blasio often boasts of being the mayor that stopped people getting arrested for low-level marijuana possession. Yet there were 17,880 arrests last year for personal marijuana consumption, nearly all of them for smoking in public rather than for ...
NYC Mayor de Blasio tells police to end arrests for marijuana smokingCNN
Mayor, Police Union Split on Summons for MarijuanaWall Street Journal
Mayor De Blasio, NYPD Already At Odds Over New Marijuana Arrest PolicyCBS New York
Newsweek -Next City -New York Times -New York Daily News
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Allowing homegrown marijuana is the right thing to do - Toronto Star

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:34

Toronto Star

Allowing homegrown marijuana is the right thing to do
Toronto Star
Despite the noise emanating from both the Senate and Jean-Marc Fournier, Quebec's Minister for Canadian Relations, the current debate over whether federal or provincial law should decide if cannabis can be cultivated at home is misleading. Arguments ...

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These Stats on Cannabis Sales Will Shock You - Entrepreneur

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:48

Entrepreneur

These Stats on Cannabis Sales Will Shock You
Entrepreneur
Smith, who presented his findings to a packed crowd in April at The Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in New Orleans, said that retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States are expected to hit $8 billion-$10 billion this year.
Ohio set to announce locations of medical marijuana stores WednesdayDayton Daily News
An anti-marijuana group wants Michigan to legalize cannabisChicago Sun-Times
Early draft of medical marijuana bill would open more program doorsPress of Atlantic City
The Denver Post -Marijuana Business Daily
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Cannabis potency tests improving as legalization gets closer ... - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:23

Globalnews.ca

Cannabis potency tests improving as legalization gets closer ...
Globalnews.ca
With legalization on the horizon, pot potency is top of mind. The strength and effects of cannabis products are going to be an integral part of legalization.

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For the Perfect Social-Impact Investment, Look No Further Than Cannabis - Entrepreneur

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:12

Entrepreneur

For the Perfect Social-Impact Investment, Look No Further Than Cannabis
Entrepreneur
With proper R&D and regulation, cannabis will regain its place as a mainstay in the medicine cabinets of every American household --a status the plant enjoyed prior to prohibition. Medical marijuana also represents one of the only viable, scalable ...

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Billy Caldwell: GP says 'ethical issue' in not allowing cannabis - BBC News

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:48

BBC News

Billy Caldwell: GP says 'ethical issue' in not allowing cannabis
BBC News
A GP, who prescribed medicinal cannabis to a County Tyrone boy to treat uncontrollable epilepsy, has been told he cannot do so again. In 2017, 12-year-old Billy Caldwell became the first person in the UK to receive the NHS prescription. Dr Brendan O ...
Stopping boy's treatment with medicinal cannabis 'could kill him'Sky News
Cannabis ban is death sentence for my epileptic sonThe Times

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Home labs for extracting cannabis concentrates seen as emerging public safety threat - Press Herald

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 01:07

Press Herald

Home labs for extracting cannabis concentrates seen as emerging public safety threat
Press Herald
“There is a huge market demand for concentrates,” said Hannah King, an attorney with DrummondWoodsum who focuses on cannabis issues. “In places where marijuana is legal, you see the market shift from flower to concentrate-based products. It's part of ...

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Researchers working on new kind of green beer — with cannabis - CBC.ca

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 01:02

CBC.ca

Researchers working on new kind of green beer — with cannabis
CBC.ca
The college teamed up with Toronto-based company Province Brands of Canada, which makes alcohol-free beer and spirits from marijuana, and for now they're using hemp in research and product development. But once cannabis becomes legal, they'll be ...

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Nurturing cannabis - Chemical & Engineering News

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 22:02

Chemical & Engineering News

Nurturing cannabis
Chemical & Engineering News
For an increasing number of U.S. states, cannabis is now a high-value crop that can be legally grown. Raising legal marijuana for sale to consumers has become a big business, not just for cultivators but also for firms that supply pesticides ...
Marijuana Growers Turn to Hemp to Fight OversupplyVoice of America
5 Marijuana Stocks To Watch In 2018Yahoo Finance
US Attorney For Oregon Prioritizes Cannabis Trafficking, Public SafetyOPB News
Marijuana Moment
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NYC Mayor de Blasio tells police to end arrests for marijuana smoking - CNN

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 21:40

CNN

NYC Mayor de Blasio tells police to end arrests for marijuana smoking
CNN
Some states, like New York, have decriminalized marijuana, making it a violation and not a crime to possess small amounts of cannabis. Medical marijuana is legal under New York law, but cannot be smoked. CNN's Steve Almasy contributed to this report.
NYC mayor: End arrests for marijuana smokingKPRC Click2Houston
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Preparing City For Marijuana Legalization, Instructs NYPD To Halt ArrestsNewsweek
Is Mayor Bill de Blasio preparing for marijuana legalization in NYC?WABC-TV

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MGC Pharmaceuticals on high as Malta legalises medical cannabis - Finfeed

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 18:41

Finfeed

MGC Pharmaceuticals on high as Malta legalises medical cannabis
Finfeed
Specialist pot-stock, MGC Pharmaceuticals (ASX:MXC), this morning revealed that the Maltese parliament has passed final legislation for the approval of medicinal cannabis production. This latest development is a major milestone for MXC in obtaining its ...
MGC Pharmaceuticals celebrates medical cannabis legislative change in MaltaSmall Caps

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Letter: Authorities need lesson on cannabis - Kamloops This Week

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:59

Letter: Authorities need lesson on cannabis
Kamloops This Week
... much propaganda regarding the cannabis plant. We could save the planet with the plant as it is a renewable resource, grows anywhere, has many uses and could replace toxic byproducts used now to make plastics, nylons, rubbers, etc. Marijuana's use ...

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More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to 'K2' synthetic marijuana - CTV News

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 05:38

CTV News

More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to 'K2' synthetic marijuana
CTV News
NEW YORK -- More than 25 people have been hospitalized in New York City due to bad reactions to the synthetic marijuana known as K2. WABC-TV reports that police responded to an intersection in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood Saturday.
25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuanaCNN
Dozens in Brooklyn Hospitalized After Using Synthetic MarijuanaComplex
Possible synthetic marijuana hospitalized 25 people in New YorkKSHB
WSB Atlanta
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Africa's first medical cannabis dispensary opens in Durban - Aljazeera.com

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 05:11

Aljazeera.com

Africa's first medical cannabis dispensary opens in Durban
Aljazeera.com
Africa's first medical cannabis dispensary has opened in South Africa. Recreational cannabis use is still illegal in the country. But staff at the clinic hope to challenge the stigma associated with cannabis and promote its healing properties. Al ...

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25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuana - CNN

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 21:28

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25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuana
CNN
This incident in New York comes about a month after synthetic marijuana was linked to 153 people falling ill and the deaths of four people across Chicago and areas in central Illinois. The synthetic cannabinoids were found to contain rat poison and ...
More than 25 hospitalized in NYC due to synthetic marijuanaNational Post
NY police: 25 hospitalized by synthetic marijuanaKXLY Spokane

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Speaker Corey Johnson backs 'full legalization' of marijuana - New York Post

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 18:44

New York Post

Speaker Corey Johnson backs 'full legalization' of marijuana
New York Post
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told Al Sharpton's National Action Network Saturday that he supports “full legalization” of marijuana and “in the meantime,” sending pot smokers along with a summons and not to Rikers Island. The Manhattan councilman ...

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