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Marijuana, national security, and tax changes to dominate House ... - CTV News

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:07

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Marijuana, national security, and tax changes to dominate House ...
CTV News
Seeing the pair of marijuana legalization bills pass and kick-starting a debate on national security reforms are among the top issues on the government's to-do ...

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Colorado official endorses Canada's delayed approach on legalizing marijuana edibles - National Post

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:25

National Post

Colorado official endorses Canada's delayed approach on legalizing marijuana edibles
National Post
Speaking Friday morning at the House of Commons health committee that's holding hearings on the marijuana bill, Colorado's Daniel Vigil said it's probably too fast to develop regulations around edible products before the July 1, 2018 legalization deadline.
California To Ban Legal Cannabis Delivery By Robot, Drone, Bicycle Or BoatForbes
Colorado police chief provides advice to Canadian authorities ...Globalnews.ca
On-demand cannabis: California becoming hot spot for weed delivery, e-commerceThe Cannabist

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Why Hollywood's Marijuana Portrayals Are Out of Step With the Times (Guest Column) - Hollywood Reporter

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 08:24

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Why Hollywood's Marijuana Portrayals Are Out of Step With the Times (Guest Column)
Hollywood Reporter
But then (spoiler alert), Ballers started taking some dangerous and misleading creative liberties with the cannabis storyline. In the season premiere, Littlefield ends up wearing a marijuana brand's hoodie in a lucrative endorsement deal — and he ...

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Delaying legal edible cannabis products won't keep them off street ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 06:36

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Delaying legal edible cannabis products won't keep them off street ...
CBC.ca
A B.C. pot activist and dispensary owner told MPs studying the government's cannabis legalization bill Friday that excluding edible cannabis products from next ...

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Poll says Ontarians are high on government control of marijuana ... - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 03:05

Toronto Star

Poll says Ontarians are high on government control of marijuana ...
Toronto Star
Fifty-one per cent of those surveyed back Premier Kathleen Wynne's plan to have cannabis sold solely through standalone LCBO-operated stores and a ...

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BC marijuana activist to address federal health committee - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 02:12

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BC marijuana activist to address federal health committee
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While federal and provincial officials continue their talks on marijuana legalization in Vancouver, a local pot activist is in Ottawa. Dana Larsen speaks to the Standing Health Committee Friday morning, arguing that edible pot products should be part ...

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Marijuana: Effects of teenage use may be reversible - Medical News Today

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 02:06

Medical News Today

Marijuana: Effects of teenage use may be reversible
Medical News Today
Marijuana refers to the dried parts - that is, the flowers, leaves, stems, and seeds - of the Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica plants. The plants contain a number of psychoactive (mind-altering) compounds, or cannabinoids, with the main one being ...

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California To Ban Robots, Drones, And Boats From Delivering Legal Cannabis - Forbes

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 21:13

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California To Ban Robots, Drones, And Boats From Delivering Legal Cannabis
Forbes
And the limits on mobilizing marijuana don't end there: according to the California document, "Transportation may not be done by aircraft, watercraft, rail, drones, human-powered vehicles, or unmanned vehicles." Instead, the new guidelines would ...
Over 200 pot businesses 'aiming high' at Cannabis World Congress and Business ExpoKABC-TV
Ganjapreneurs At LA Pot Expo Expect Cannabis Industry To Go Sky HighCBS Los Angeles
California must set policies now to curb teen cannabis useSan Francisco Chronicle
The Cannabist -NBC Southern California -Petoskey News-Review
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Store owner says effort is underway to create group representing Maritime cannabis dispensaries - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 19:09

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Store owner says effort is underway to create group representing Maritime cannabis dispensaries
Globalnews.ca
Maritime medical cannabis dispensary owners and other workers in the illicit side of the industry met in Halifax to discuss creating a not-for-profit group to present their concerns to provincial and federal governments, according to one store owner.

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Nevada Governor Concerned About Cannabis Cafes - Leafly

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:12

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Nevada Governor Concerned About Cannabis Cafes
Leafly
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval is raising concerns about a new opinion by lawyers for the state legislature that says nothing in state law prohibits local governments from allowing marijuana consumption in businesses such as cannabis lounges ...
Smoke City! Nevada could become the first state in the US to create marijuana clubs and lounges meaning revelers ...Daily Mail
Nevada could be first state to set up marijuana loungesThe Hill

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Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn't Have to Pay for Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:48

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Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn't Have to Pay for Medical Marijuana
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But Twin Rivers Paper Co. and its insurer appealed the ruling, arguing that paying for cannabis use, even for medical purposes, could expose the companies to prosecution since marijuana still is illegal at the federal level. “Opioids are killing people ...

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Marijuana legalization has NOT led to more drug or alcohol abuse among young people - MarketWatch

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:26

MarketWatch

Marijuana legalization has NOT led to more drug or alcohol abuse among young people
MarketWatch
Cannabis activists proclaim the benefits of legal marijuana, while opponents suggest it will lead to increased drug abuse and crime. Turns out both groups may be wrong. Liberalized marijuana laws appear to have little positive or negative impact ...

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Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization - Forbes

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:52

Forbes

Justice Department No. 2 Weighs In On Marijuana Legalization
Forbes
"We are reviewing that policy. We haven't changed it, but we are reviewing it. We're looking at the states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana, trying to evaluate what the impact is," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in an ...

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Quebec not ready to commit to allowing homegrown cannabis | CTV ... - CTV News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:26

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Quebec not ready to commit to allowing homegrown cannabis | CTV ...
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Quebec's government is continuing to debate exactly how to handle the federal government's plan to legalize marijuana.
Pot plan moving too fast, doesn't address hash, edibles, Quebec ...Montreal Gazette

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Study: Rise In Marijuana Use Not Caused By Legalization - Forbes

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:08

Forbes

Study: Rise In Marijuana Use Not Caused By Legalization
Forbes
Twenty-nine states and Washington, D.C. have comprehensive legal medical cannabis programs, and eight states and D.C. have legalized marijuana for adults over 21 years of age. They found that instead of being caused by policy changes, the rise in ...

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Zach Randolph Reaches Plea Deal on Marijuana Possession Charge - Bleacher Report

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 20:32

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Zach Randolph Reaches Plea Deal on Marijuana Possession Charge
Bleacher Report
Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph reached a plea deal regarding his August arrest for marijuana possession. On Wednesday, TMZ Sports reported Randolph was initially arrested for felony possession with intent to sell in August before the charges ...
Report: Zach Randolph Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Jail Time In Marijuana CaseDeadspin
Report: Zach Randolph Will Avoid Jail Time Over Marijuana ArrestSports Illustrated

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Cannabis café without the cannabis opening in Kelowna - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:06

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Cannabis café without the cannabis opening in Kelowna
Globalnews.ca
Instead, Ontario wants cannabis users to get their marijuana from government-run stores. The B.C. government is still mulling over what direction it wants to take. Meanwhile, people are already knocking on Kitsch's door — two weeks prior to opening.

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Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals - Science Daily

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:22

Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals
Science Daily
"Many adolescents and young adults who are at high risk for psychosis smoke marijuana regularly or have a cannabis use disorder," said Margaret Haney, PhD, professor of neurobiology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC and senior author of the paper.

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Sign Me Up: ASU to Pay Cannabis Patients to Try Various Strains - Leafly

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:30

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Sign Me Up: ASU to Pay Cannabis Patients to Try Various Strains
Leafly
... Health, and Behavior Lab is recruiting participants who are Arizona medical marijuana card holders between the ages of 18 to 30 interested in participating in a study that compares the immediate effects of your at-home use of different types of ...

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