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How will marijuana legalization change the US border for Canadians? - Macleans.ca

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:43

Macleans.ca

How will marijuana legalization change the US border for Canadians?
Macleans.ca
Even though cannabis has been legalized for recreational or medical use in 30 U.S. states, the federal government still views it as a controlled substance. American border guards have immense latitude over who they let enter the country. If you're not ...
Seek compromise with US on cannabis at border, lawyers urge OttawaCTV News
BC solicitor general concerned cannabis workers may face difficulties crossing US borderCBC.ca

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Can pot help you sleep better? The truth about how cannabis affects your health - CityNews

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:30

CityNews

Can pot help you sleep better? The truth about how cannabis affects your health
CityNews
Cannabis intoxication obviously interferes with your perception and motor skills,” says Milloy. “It definitely doesn't make you a better driver.” Microdosing, along with the growing popularity of low-THC strains, complicates the picture a bit. THC at ...

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Shorting cannabis stocks is getting costly - CNBC

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:50

CNBC

Shorting cannabis stocks is getting costly
CNBC
A case in point: Aurora Cannabis. Short sellers, investors who profit when a stock price falls, have poured into the Canadian cannabis company's stock since the start of August. The number of shares shorted rose 76 percent over that period. Their price ...
Marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis says there is no beverage deal to announceToronto Star
Is Coca-Cola Brewing A Cannabis Partnership?Forbes
Has Coca-Cola Entered Negotiations to Produce Cannabis-Infused Beverages?Snopes.com
Business Insider -The Globe and Mail -The Coca-Cola Company -BNNBloomberg.ca
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South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use - BBC News

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:39

BBC News

South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use
BBC News
South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted "Weed are free now" when the Constitutional Court gave its landmark ruling. In a unanimous ...
South Africa legalizes private marijuana use for adultsCBS News
The ConCourt ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokesTimesLIVE

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Cannabis overdoses on the rise among Hamiltonians - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:05

Toronto Star

Cannabis overdoses on the rise among Hamiltonians
Toronto Star
The number of Hamiltonians visiting emergency departments for marijuana overdoses has more than tripled in six years. The steady rise of acute cannabis poisoning from 2012 to 2017 chronicled in Hamilton's proposed public health strategy for non medical ...

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Former NHL fighter Riley Cote preaches virtues of medicinal marijuana - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:00

The Globe and Mail

Former NHL fighter Riley Cote preaches virtues of medicinal marijuana
The Globe and Mail
“Most of these guys have been brainwashed into thinking cannabis is marijuana and marijuana is just smoking joints,” Riley said earlier this week when he was in Toronto to speak to a group of NHL alumni along with representatives of three cannabis ...

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Video: Vancouver police seize cannabis from opioid replacement kiosk - Vancouver Sun

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:42

Vancouver Sun

Video: Vancouver police seize cannabis from opioid replacement kiosk
Vancouver Sun
With roughly 60 unlicensed marijuana dispensaries operating in Vancouver, Blyth is confused as to why police would target one that is providing relief to city's most vulnerable citizens. “People with mental health issues, PTSD, living in an alley ...
Police seize marijuana from an overdose prevention site: AdvocateAshcroft Cache Creek Journal
Police raid on marijuana market 'totally counter-productive': advocateCTV News
Video: Vancouver police seize cannabis intended for opioid substitution in Downtown EastsideStraight.com
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Cramer: 'Don't get ahead of yourself' with cannabis stocks - CNBC

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:57

CNBC

Cramer: 'Don't get ahead of yourself' with cannabis stocks
CNBC
"It's not just that Canada and a host of states have outright legalized pot. It's that marijuana's gone mainstream." Cramer's epiphany came when Brian Athaide, the CEO of Canadian cannabis player Green Organic Dutchman, took the helm of the company ...
We Aim to Be 'Whole Foods of Cannabis,' Green Organic Dutchman CEO Tells CramerTheStreet.com

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Cannabis lounges out of the question — for now — as legalization looms - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:24

CBC.ca

Cannabis lounges out of the question — for now — as legalization looms
CBC.ca
Options to puff in public are still far from being determined in Alberta. The provincial government won't allow cannabis lounges or cafes for now, instead waiting for the federal government to sort out how to legalize edible forms that are less ...

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Cracking down on Cannabis at Canadian border - CNBC

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:52

CNBC

Cracking down on Cannabis at Canadian border
CNBC
Cracking down on Cannabis at Canadian border. 11 Hours Ago. Politico Reporter Luiza Savage discusses Canadians working or investing in the marijuana industry risking a lifetime ban on travel to the United States. Watch CNBC Live TV ...

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Kahnawake explores cannabis biz with one of the largest medical marijuana companies in Canada - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:26

CBC.ca

Kahnawake explores cannabis biz with one of the largest medical marijuana companies in Canada
CBC.ca
While a moratorium on the production and sale of cannabis products has been in place in Kahnawake, Que., for more than a year, its council is looking into partnering with one of the largest medical marijuana companies in Canada. The Mohawk Council of ...

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University of Alberta's cannabis plan pushes for no growing or smoking in residences - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:00

Toronto Star

University of Alberta's cannabis plan pushes for no growing or smoking in residences
Toronto Star
A new proposal introduced by the university on Tuesday prohibits students from growing or smoking marijuana in student residences, and for a year also prevents them from smoking pot at events once cannabis is legal. However, they are allowed to keep ...

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Should the word 'overdose' be applied in cannabis cases? - CTV News

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:46

CTV News

Should the word 'overdose' be applied in cannabis cases?
CTV News
... on the Canadian Institute for Health Information's data on increased emergency room visits by patients overdosing on cannabis in Ontario received numerous responses from readers upset with the use of the word “overdose” in the context of marijuana.

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Opinion: Americans must understand marijuana danger - The Detroit News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 19:18

The Detroit News

Opinion: Americans must understand marijuana danger
The Detroit News
The marijuana industry is coming at us fast and furious, demanding we legalize another harmful drug. It's an issue about to come before voters, and it will change our country. Every single state that has commercialized marijuana has seen a multitude of ...
US Attorney for Utah: Important detail has been lost in medical marijuana debateKSL.com

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BC expects it will take two to three years for legal marijuana industry to 'mature' - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:44

Globalnews.ca

BC expects it will take two to three years for legal marijuana industry to 'mature'
Globalnews.ca
The B.C government says it has received around 100 permits to operate private cannabis stores in the province. This comes as the province expects to have just one government-operated store, located in Kamloops, open by the time recreational pot is ...

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2500-plus pot plants seized at illegal marijuana grow in Sacramento - KCRA Sacramento

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 17:45

KCRA Sacramento

2500-plus pot plants seized at illegal marijuana grow in Sacramento
KCRA Sacramento
Two people are in custody after sheriff's deputies discovered more than 2,500 marijuana plants at in illegal indoor grow operation in south Sacramento. Deputies served a search warrant Aug. 23 at a home in the 6300 block of Requa Way for a potential ...
Raid leads to seizure of 3000 marijuana plants and 2 arrests in south SacramentoSacramento Bee

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Understanding effects of marijuana on teenage brain - 680 News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:29

680 News

Understanding effects of marijuana on teenage brain
680 News
Scientists are still working to fully understand the effect of marijuana on the teenage brain. And with legalization weeks away, Tina Yazdani speaks to experts about what the latest research shows. Sep 13, 2018, 6:25 PM. Advertisement ...

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Marijuana farm odour and security concern municipal leaders - Vancouver Courier

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:15

Vancouver Courier

Marijuana farm odour and security concern municipal leaders
Vancouver Courier
Marijuana farm odour and security on B.C.'s Agricultural Land Reserve are issues of concern for municipal leaders gathered in Whistler for the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities conference. “The No. 1 issue is going to be odour,” said Vanderhoof Coun.

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Don't touch (or toke) the merchandise: Manitoba cannabis stores can't offer samples - CBC.ca

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:09

CBC.ca

Don't touch (or toke) the merchandise: Manitoba cannabis stores can't offer samples
CBC.ca
... time-stamped images of all interior areas of a cannabis store, including the storage area and exterior entrances. Do background checks on prospective employees. Make sure everyone involved in selling marijuana has finished a specified training course.
Cannabis stores in Manitoba face rules for displays, security and moreGlobalnews.ca

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