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Illinois lawmakers vote to let kids take medical marijuana in school - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:43

Chicago Tribune

Illinois lawmakers vote to let kids take medical marijuana in school
Chicago Tribune
The measure is named Ashley's Law, for 12-year-old Ashley Surin of Schaumburg, who takes medical marijuana to treat the epilepsy she developed during chemotherapy treatments for leukemia. But her parents say the measure will benefit many more ...
Illinois Senate votes to allow children to bring medical marijuana to schoolThe Hill

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SLO County's first marijuana dispensary opens to 'little bit of a party' in Grover Beach - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:52

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County's first marijuana dispensary opens to 'little bit of a party' in Grover Beach
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
San Luis Obispo County's first marijuana dispensary opened its doors to the public with a grand-opening event Saturday in Grover Beach. The new facility at 1053 Highland Way, called 805 Beach Breaks, features an 1,800-square-foot dispensary with an ...
First legal medical marijuana dispensary storefront opens in Grover BeachKSBY San Luis Obispo News
First medical marijuana dispensary in San Luis Obispo County opens in Grover BeachKEYT

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Craft cannabis growers in B.C. sound alarm over survival of sector ... - CBC.ca

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 13:08

CBC.ca

Craft cannabis growers in B.C. sound alarm over survival of sector ...
CBC.ca
Jessika Villano sells a potent array of dried cannabis, oils, salves and even bud-infused bath bombs at Buddha Barn Medicinal Society — all grown and ...

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PEI marijuana company to grow expansion to $35 million - CBC.ca - CBC.ca

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 21:05

CBC.ca

PEI marijuana company to grow expansion to $35 million - CBC.ca
CBC.ca
Canada's Island Garden in Charlottetown is growing its business by more than it originally expected. The P.E.I. marijuana grower is planning to build a new ...
Expansion of P.E.I.-based cannabis producer could create up to 200 ...The Guardian

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Indigenous Cannabis Cup blazes trail for medicinal marijuana enthusiasts - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 16:02

Globalnews.ca

Indigenous Cannabis Cup blazes trail for medicinal marijuana enthusiasts
Globalnews.ca
This weekend on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, a new type of festival is scraping the surface of what the future of the green market could look like. Organizers say the Indigenous Cannabis Cup is a place for people to celebrate, and learn more about the ...

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The close: TSX finishes flat despite jump in marijuana stocks - The ... - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:11

The Globe and Mail

The close: TSX finishes flat despite jump in marijuana stocks - The ...
The Globe and Mail
Canada's main stock index closed flat on Friday as a rise in healthcare stocks offset a drop in financial shares after inflation data lifted expectations the central ...

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Selling cannabis is illegal in Estonia, but the leaf is on one municipality's new flag - Washington Post

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:52

Washington Post

Selling cannabis is illegal in Estonia, but the leaf is on one municipality's new flag
Washington Post
The name of their town is derived from the Estonian word for hemp, a plant in the cannabis family that is typically grown for its fiber and seeds. Unlike marijuana, hemp has very low levels of THC, and thus, no mind-altering side effects. Its fibers ...
This Estonian Town Just Made the Cannabis Leaf its New LogoCityLab
Estonian Town's New Logo? A Cannabis LeafLeafly
Estonia's Kanepi town adopts cannabis leaf flag after online pollBBC News

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More Young People Are Using Marijuana Before Cigarettes or Alcohol - Fortune

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:04

Fortune

More Young People Are Using Marijuana Before Cigarettes or Alcohol
Fortune
The study also claims that young people who start using marijuana before they use other drugs are more likely to become heavy users and have cannabis-related HEALTH????? problems in the future. The study's authors suggested that drug prevention ...
Surge in young Americans using marijuana as first drugThe Guardian
Young People Choosing Marijuana Over Alcohol and Cigarettes as Their First DrugNewsweek
Marijuana by the NumbersHigh Times

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DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many - Entrepreneur

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:03

Entrepreneur

DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many
Entrepreneur
It's hard to know what to make of the testimony on legalized marijuana from Robert Patterson, chief of the Drug Enforcement Agency, before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this month. ... deputy director of the National Organization for the Reform ...

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Cannabis used to grow wild in Europe but went extinct before first farmers arrived, research finds - The Independent

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:43

The Independent

Cannabis used to grow wild in Europe but went extinct before first farmers arrived, research finds
The Independent
The growth of wild cannabis was rife in Europe during the Stone Age, but the plant disappeared from the continent before the first farmers had a chance to cultivate it, according to new research. Scientists have previously struggled to determine where ...

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Cannabis: It matters how young you start - Science Daily

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:15

Cannabis: It matters how young you start
Science Daily
What a difference a year or two can make: If you started smoking marijuana at the start of your teens, your risk of having a drug abuse problem by age 28 is 68 per cent, but if you started smoking between 15 and 17 your risk drops to 44 per cent ...

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This seed-to-sale cannabis platform wants to be the PayPal of pot - Fast Company

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 05:02

Fast Company

This seed-to-sale cannabis platform wants to be the PayPal of pot
Fast Company
The software, part of a government-specific version of Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, allowed states that had legalized medical or recreational marijuana to easily track that cannabis from the moment it was planted to when it was sold at a local ...

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Canadian organizations band together to fight for craft cannabis - Straight.com

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:10

Straight.com

Canadian organizations band together to fight for craft cannabis
Straight.com
The other four organizations joining forces with the Ethical Cannabis Producers Association are the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada, the Craft Cannabis Association of BC, Cannabis Commerce Association of Canada, and the Canadian Association of ...

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Cannabis CEO: Legal weed could mean fewer prescriptions for opioids in the US - CNBC

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:53

CNBC

Cannabis CEO: Legal weed could mean fewer prescriptions for opioids in the US
CNBC
Cannabis CEO: Legal weed could mean fewer prescriptions for opioids in the US. 6:53 PM ET Thu, 17 May 2018. Jim Cramer sits down with Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton after his company applied to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

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CEO of cannabis company says legal weed could result in fewer opioid prescriptions in the US - CNBC

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:34

CNBC

CEO of cannabis company says legal weed could result in fewer opioid prescriptions in the US
CNBC
Legalizing marijuana at the federal level in the U.S. could result in fewer prescriptions of addictive substances such as opioids, Canopy Growth founder and CEO Bruce Linton told CNBC on Thursday. Linton, whose Canada based-company has partnered ...

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A gold-rush attitude won't help Canada's marijuana industry - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:00

The Globe and Mail

A gold-rush attitude won't help Canada's marijuana industry
The Globe and Mail
Nowhere is this more apparent than with the pending legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. Not surprisingly, there has been tremendous focus on the approval date for Bill C-45. But as that day approaches, it's increasingly clear how much ...
Canadian Cannabis Companies Continue Global Domination Through Expansion & InnovationStockhouse
Canadian Cannabis Oil Exports Quadrupled in 2017Motley Fool
5 Companies To Watch As Marijuana Legalization ApproachesOilPrice.com
Seeking Alpha -Herb (blog) -Marijuana Business Daily
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Will Yukoners get 'value' with legal pot? Government sets marijuana price at $8 per gram - CBC.ca

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:28

CBC.ca

Will Yukoners get 'value' with legal pot? Government sets marijuana price at $8 per gram
CBC.ca
The Yukon government aims to undercut the illegal marijuana market in the territory, setting the price for pot at $8 a gram, which officials say is cheaper than marijuana sold illegally. "Our plan is to try to ... The store will sell cannabis and oils ...

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New Study Highlights The Social Impacts Of Cannabis Legalization In California - Forbes

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:59

Forbes

New Study Highlights The Social Impacts Of Cannabis Legalization In California
Forbes
The survey yielded three clear groups. The "consumers,” whose average age is 39-years-old, and have used marijuana or products containing cannabinoids in the past six months. “Acceptors,” whose median age is 49-years-old, and haven't used cannabis in ...
BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investmentThe Denver Post

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Estonian district adopts cannabis leaf as its flag symbol after online poll - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:15

Telegraph.co.uk

Estonian district adopts cannabis leaf as its flag symbol after online poll
Telegraph.co.uk
... logo to Estonia's heraldry commission where it won approval. Estonia's Green Party and the Ravikanep NGO are lobbying to legalise medical marijuana in the IT savvy EU Baltic state of 1.3 million people, but their campaign has so far met with little ...
Thanks, Internet: Estonian Town Gets Cannabis Leaf as Its EmblemNew York Times

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