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Constellation Brands and Molson Coors are in. Now the cannabis world is wondering who's next - Financial Post

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 10:05

Financial Post

Constellation Brands and Molson Coors are in. Now the cannabis world is wondering who's next
Financial Post
... Research Capital Corp., said there has been some data showing that alcohol sales have declined in U.S. states where marijuana has been legalized, and mentioned Diageo Plc as a company who may be interested in tackling the cannabis quandary.

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Bob Layton: Will Edmonton keep marijuana rules as easy as St. Albert? - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 08:02

Globalnews.ca

Bob Layton: Will Edmonton keep marijuana rules as easy as St. Albert?
Globalnews.ca
Add to that, keeping track of where you can and cannot smoke marijuana depending on what council finally does next month about a bud ban on city-owned golf courses or bus stops or parks or certain sidewalks and near doorways and even windows.

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'We need you.' Local cannabis suppliers look for help before market explodes - CBC.ca

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 07:15

CBC.ca

'We need you.' Local cannabis suppliers look for help before market explodes
CBC.ca
Local cannabis producers, among the 26 approved suppliers who will be providing pot products to the province's online store starting Oct. 17, have a message for Hamilton workers. "Whether you're an accountant or a contractor or whatever it is, there's ...

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Cannabis-use dependency: Not just blowing smoke - 89.3 KPCC

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 02:19

89.3 KPCC

Cannabis-use dependency: Not just blowing smoke
89.3 KPCC
If you've had enough conversations with cannabis advocates, you've probably heard at least one of them mention some iteration of “marijuana isn't addictive” as a reason supporting legalization. But how much do we know scientifically about the potential ...

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California Law Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes - NPR

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 23:37

NPR

California Law Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes
NPR
California lawmakers have approved a measure requiring prosecutors to expunge convictions or reduce sentences for many marijuana-related convictions dating back decades. The bill is now awaiting a signature from Gov. Jerry Brown, according to the ...
California Passes Bill To Expunge Old Marijuana ConvictionsHuffPost
California lawmakers pass bill to scrap old cannabis convictionsToronto Star
California lawmakers pass bill to erase old marijuana convictionsThe Mercury News
Los Angeles Times -California Legislative Information - State of California -AP News
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Canadian universities 'flying blind' into cannabis legalization - Toronto Star

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 17:46

Toronto Star

Canadian universities 'flying blind' into cannabis legalization
Toronto Star
Universities across Canada are prepping for legalization on Oct. 17 by crafting policies that limit cannabis use on campus. Multiple schools said they will follow municipal, provincial and federal regulations pertaining to marijuana consumption, adding ...
Universities ready to roll with cannabis legalizationCBC.ca

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Strathroy plant to produce cannabis drink - The Province

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 16:10

The Province

Strathroy plant to produce cannabis drink
The Province
WeedMD, has announced a deal with Vancouver-based Phivida Holdings Inc. to establish a company called CanBev that will produce and sell the cannabis-infused drink that will be sold in the pharmaceutical and recreational markets. The manufacturing ...

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Meet Bend And Blaze: A Cannabis-Infused Yoga Class You Need To Take - Forbes

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 15:44

Forbes

Meet Bend And Blaze: A Cannabis-Infused Yoga Class You Need To Take
Forbes
In a desire to further intertwine her passion for holistic plant medicine, yoga values, and educational objectives regarding marijuana, as of summer 2018, Maroney has begun introducing monthly cannabis-infused yoga classes in San Francisco, Sacramento, ...

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Meet The Tattooed Branding Bigwig Who Gave Up Couture For Cannabis - Forbes

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 15:44

Forbes

Meet The Tattooed Branding Bigwig Who Gave Up Couture For Cannabis
Forbes
Anomalous is the only way to describe Sara Rotman's persona and subsequent career trajectory. Her experience spans more than 24 years working in the fashion, beauty and entertainment industries as a creative director, forming the identities for brands ...

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How Tech Will Drive The Next Stage Of Cannabis Regulation - Forbes

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 15:44

Forbes

How Tech Will Drive The Next Stage Of Cannabis Regulation
Forbes
The playing field in the cannabis industry has shifted drastically in the last two decades. California started the legalization trend among the states through allowing medical marijuana in 1996. In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states ...

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Female cannabis users come out of the shadows as legalization looms: 'It's not all Cheech and Chong' - National Post

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 11:35

National Post

Female cannabis users come out of the shadows as legalization looms: 'It's not all Cheech and Chong'
National Post
Even experienced female cannabis users need a lot more information, adds Williamson, whose research suggests many don't buy their own marijuana. Although women tend to be the primary purchaser in most households, when it comes to cannabis most ...

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Why cannabis companies see huge potential in marketing to women - CBC.ca

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 05:23

CBC.ca

Why cannabis companies see huge potential in marketing to women
CBC.ca
A two-metre tall marijuana plant stretches towards the ceiling in the flowering room of Natural MedCo's licensed growing facility, west of London. (Colin Butler/CBC News). "I think that the cannabis space has been dominated by men," said Birdget Hoffer ...

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Female cannabis users come out of the shadows as legalization looms - Times Colonist

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 02:43

Times Colonist

Female cannabis users come out of the shadows as legalization looms
Times Colonist
Even experienced female cannabis users need a lot more information, says Williamson, whose research suggests many don't buy their own marijuana. Although women tend to be the primary buyer in most households, when it comes to cannabis, most get it ...

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13 businesses that stand to gain millions from Ohio's medical marijuana program - Cincinnati.com

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 19:31

Cincinnati.com

13 businesses that stand to gain millions from Ohio's medical marijuana program
Cincinnati.com
What other marijuana ties do they have: Rayburn had a financial interest in MedMen Opportunity Fund, a private equity firm that pays for marijuana upstarts. He is also a founding board member of the National Cannabis Industry Association of Ohio ...

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Employers say adjusting to marijuana in the workplace will be a 'learning curve' - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 18:58

Globalnews.ca

Employers say adjusting to marijuana in the workplace will be a 'learning curve'
Globalnews.ca
It's going to be uncharted territory for employers once marijuana is made legal across the country. It's still unclear how they will be able to handle the change. In a recent survey conducted by Mercer Canada, only one in three employers felt prepared ...

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Want cannabis stores banned in your town? Read this first - The Conversation CA

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 15:59

The Conversation CA

Want cannabis stores banned in your town? Read this first
The Conversation CA
With Ontario Premier Doug Ford handing the province's municipalities the right to prohibit retail cannabis stores in their communities, he has displayed a populist penchant for municipal autonomy. But prohibiting cannabis retail stores, as Richmond ...
Doug Ford almost got it right on cannabisThe Globe and Mail
Ontario says cities will have 'short window' to opt out of cannabis shops – but can't say how shortGlobalnews.ca
Cities face tight timelines for 'opting out' of hosting legal cannabis shopsCape Breton Post
The Boston Globe -CBC.ca
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61% of Wisconsin voters favor marijuana legalization, per MU Law poll - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 14:23

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

61% of Wisconsin voters favor marijuana legalization, per MU Law poll
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Scott Walker has openly opposed the legalization of weed, calling it a "gateway drug." However, a year ago he did sign a bill legalizing cannabis oil for those who suffer from chronic seizures. In order for marijuana to be legalized, Walker would need ...

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Punchlines and pot: Chelsea Handler plans Canadian tour to talk cannabis - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:31

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Punchlines and pot: Chelsea Handler plans Canadian tour to talk cannabis
TheChronicleHerald.ca
TORONTO — Chelsea Handler is getting blunt with Canadians. Ahead of Ottawa's cannabis legalization on Oct. 17, the Los Angeles comedian will head north for a series of fireside chats about marijuana and political activism. Handler will make seven ...
Chelsea Handler in Ottawa Oct. 5 for cannabis 'town hall' | Ottawa ...Ottawa Citizen
Chelsea Handler plans Canadian tour to talk cannabis | CP24.comCP24 Toronto's Breaking News

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Kahnawake residents get chance to weigh in on Mohawk Council's proposed cannabis legislation - CBC.ca

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:30

CBC.ca

Kahnawake residents get chance to weigh in on Mohawk Council's proposed cannabis legislation
CBC.ca
As legalization of recreational marijuana approaches, the Kanien'kehá:ka community of Kahnawake, Que., is in the final stages of deciding how to regulate the burgeoning industry on the reserve. "Until the governments really want input from First ...

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The Legal Marijuana Market Is Catching Up to Beer and Wine - Fortune

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:05

Fortune

The Legal Marijuana Market Is Catching Up to Beer and Wine
Fortune
The legal marijuana market is booming in the U.S., and is catching up to beer and wine sales, Business Insider reports. “The legal cannabis category [in the U.S.] is set to grow at a 17% CAGR over the next decade to as much as $47 billion in annual ...
Legal marijuana could be worth $47 billion in the US alone, according to a Wall Street analystMarkets Insider
Cannabis Now CEO Says Beer And Marijuana Mergers Are Good For BusinessForbes
Follow Constellation Brands, Bet Big on Cannabis ETFsYahoo Finance
Seeking Alpha -Motley Fool -Reuters
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