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Christopher Biggins was 'completely out of it' after eating cannabis laced ice cream - The Sun

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 16:27

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Christopher Biggins was 'completely out of it' after eating cannabis laced ice cream
The Sun
"Marijuana in America is so clean. We were very impressed when we went round cannabis factories – they even played Bob Marley music to the plants!” While Christopher's return to public life is an entertaining, if divisive, one, he is planning to slow ...

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Veterans in New York can now get medical marijuana to treat PTSD - NewYorkUpstate.com

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 06:39

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Veterans in New York can now get medical marijuana to treat PTSD
NewYorkUpstate.com
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Veterans and other people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder can now obtain medical marijuana as treatment. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Saturday signed a bill allowing people with PTSD to obtain medical marijuana with a doctor's ...
NY Gov Cuomo Signs Bill Approving Medical Marijuana to Treat PTSDThe Jewish Press - JewishPress.com
NY governor sings bill to allow medical marijuana for PTSDAlbany Times Union

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Marijuana producers want advertising rules akin to alcohol, not ... - CTV News

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 05:42

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Marijuana producers want advertising rules akin to alcohol, not ...
CTV News
A coalition of licensed marijuana producers are urging Canadian, provincial and territorial governments to adopt looser advertising guidelines such as allowing ...
California Could Tax the Daylights out of Marijuana ConsumersMadison.com

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Can A State Ferry Marijuana Across Federal Waters? What About the Air? - Newsweek

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 03:00

Newsweek

Can A State Ferry Marijuana Across Federal Waters? What About the Air?
Newsweek
If distributors were to ferry marijuana across Nantucket Sound, the Coast Guard would have full authority to seize and enforce the federal prohibition. Flying cannabis to the island is just as risky a proposition because federal law prohibits pilots ...

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Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical marijuana for PTSD - WABC-TV

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 18:04

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Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical marijuana for PTSD
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Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. The PTSD bill was part of a package of legislation that Cuomo signed Saturday to mark Veterans Day.
PTSD to be added as a qualifying condition for NY's medical marijuana programSILive.com
On Veterans Day, Cuomo OKs medical marijuana for PTSDAuburn Citizen (blog)
New York Governor signs off on medical Marijuana use for PTSD to honor Veterans DayWGN-TV
Albany Times Union -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV -CBS New York
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Jeff Sessions sued by 12-year-old girl to legalize medical marijuana nationwide - Salon

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:41

Salon

Jeff Sessions sued by 12-year-old girl to legalize medical marijuana nationwide
Salon
Bortell and her parents moved to the state from Texas in order to legally receive a strain of medicinal marijuana to help her battle epilepsy, KDVR reported. "As the seizures got worse, we had to move to Colorado to get cannabis because it's illegal in ...
Jeff Sessions Is Being Sued Over US Marijuana Policy by a 12-Year-Old GirlNewsweek
Colorado girl suing US attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwidewnep.com
12-year-old suing Sessions over marijuana policyThe Hill (blog)
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Master Blasters: Hash-Off Announces Denver's Top Cannabis Concentrates - Westword

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 09:03

Westword

Master Blasters: Hash-Off Announces Denver's Top Cannabis Concentrates
Westword
Ever get in an argument with a friend over who makes the best hash? Jake Browne was sick of comparing concentrates with anecdotal information, so the Grow-Off founder and Denver Post cannabis critic decided to figure it out for himself – and lucky for ...

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How Veterans Are Leading the Fight for Cannabis Reform - Leafly

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 08:00

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How Veterans Are Leading the Fight for Cannabis Reform
Leafly
How is it possible, then, that Congress and subsequently the VA could deny veterans' access to medical cannabis, one of the tools that is bringing veterans back from the brink? Our elected officials say they support veterans, yet they repeatedly turn ...

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In Las Vegas, you can buy pot, but there's nowhere to smoke it - USA TODAY

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 04:00

USA TODAY

In Las Vegas, you can buy pot, but there's nowhere to smoke it
USA TODAY
Tick Segerblom, a Democrat who advocated for marijuana legalization. He said that creating lounges where people can legally consume the cannabis products they buy is the logical solution. Although lawmakers have tried, no state legislature has yet ...

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'Federal Government must be smoking something': Provinces balk at Ottawa's marijuana tax plan - BNN

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:20

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'Federal Government must be smoking something': Provinces balk at Ottawa's marijuana tax plan
BNN
They say that type of tax distribution would simply be unfair, given the extra costs provinces will end up shouldering as they prepare for the legalization of recreational cannabis in July of 2018. “The federal government must be smoking something to ...
Edmonton left out of marijuana talks as Alberta rejects Ottawa's proposalCBC.ca
Alberta slams Ottawa over proposed split on marijuana taxEdmonton Journal
Alberta to fight federal government's cannabis-tax 'clawback'The Globe and Mail
CTV News -Macleans.ca
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In California, This Candidate Hopes a Cannabis Tax Plan Boosts His Profile - Leafly

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 16:33

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In California, This Candidate Hopes a Cannabis Tax Plan Boosts His Profile
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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a non-announced candidate for California governor, speaks at a Nov. 9, 2016, news conference after California voters legalized marijuana. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). For the past year, Chiang has headed California's 18-member Cannabis ...

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Maryland May See Medical Cannabis This Month, but Diversity Issues Loom Large - Leafly

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 16:19

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Maryland May See Medical Cannabis This Month, but Diversity Issues Loom Large
Leafly
Cannabis companies have said that the drug is likely to be available to patients this month. ForwardGro Inc., the first licensed medical marijuana grower, successfully passed the state's cannabis assessment this year, said Darrell Carrington, the ...
Think you'll be able to buy recreational marijuana in Sacramento Jan. 1? Think againSacramento Bee
New Jersey could become the next legal pot state - Nov. 10, 2017CNNMoney
In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Marijuana Gets TougherNPR
The San Diego Union-Tribune -Time Out (blog) -Inverse -NJ.com
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Pro-cannabis respondents smoke dissidents - Whitehorse Star

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 15:43

Whitehorse Star

Pro-cannabis respondents smoke dissidents
Whitehorse Star
A significant majority of Yukoners are behind the federal government's plan to legalize marijuana for recreational use and believe it's acceptable to occasionally use the drug for exactly that reason. Those findings are in the results from the Yukon ...

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Nova Scotia's first legal crop of marijuana could sprout in June - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 15:39

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Nova Scotia's first legal crop of marijuana could sprout in June
CBC.ca
Nova Scotia's first licensed cannabis producer could be ready to sell medical marijuana this spring, the company said Friday. The Wentworth Valley-based Breathing Green Solutions was added to Health Canada's authorized list Friday. It's the only one ...
Nova Scotia gets its first licensed marijuana producer: Breathing Green SolutionsGlobalnews.ca

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Provinces split on plans for legal marijuana sales | Toronto Star - Toronto Star

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:21

Toronto Star

Provinces split on plans for legal marijuana sales | Toronto Star
Toronto Star
Ontario wants to sell cannabis through LCBO stores, but western provinces seem inclined to follow Manitoba's model of distributing the product through private ...

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The Startup Catering To Women's Curiosity About Cannabis - Forbes

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:46

Forbes

The Startup Catering To Women's Curiosity About Cannabis
Forbes
The launch of the New York City chapter in October at a hip downtown herbalist shop featured a discussion about cannabis and pain, including the differences between THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana and CBD, the part of the cannabis plant ...

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Cities fight for legal marijuana revenue as Ottawa reveals minimum $1 per gram tax - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:38

CBC.ca

Cities fight for legal marijuana revenue as Ottawa reveals minimum $1 per gram tax
CBC.ca
"Preparing the bulk of Canada's police forces to enforce new cannabis rules — with appropriate training, systems and resources — is a massive and costly undertaking." Gerbasi says the $161 million already earmarked by the federal government for ...

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Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom - Bloomberg

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:09

Bloomberg

Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom
Bloomberg
“The marijuana industry is still primarily white male, but if the glass ceiling was 12 feet high in the banking industry, I think in marijuana it feels like it's 20 feet high,” Amy Andrle, co-owner of L'Eagle Services, a Colorado-based cannabis ...

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Cannabis producers skeptical of whether Ontario's plan can compete with black market - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 06:02

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Cannabis producers skeptical of whether Ontario's plan can compete with black market
Globalnews.ca
Without private cannabis companies and proper branding, the Ontario government's plan to roll out the sale of marijuana won't be able to compete with the current black market, advocates say. The current plan includes plain packaging, which wouldn't ...

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