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America's Invisible Pot Addicts - The Atlantic

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 07:21

Vancouver Sun

America's Invisible Pot Addicts
The Atlantic
If not necessarily because of legalization, but alongside legalization, such problems are becoming more common: The share of adults with one has doubled since the early aughts, as the share of cannabis users who consume it daily or near-daily has ...
Why these patients, retailers and researchers say Canada shouldn't drop medical cannabis post-legalizationCBC.ca
Doctors divided over cannabis legalization as deadline nearsVancouver Sun
Hamilton asks Health Canada to force cannabis grow operations to follow local rulesHamiltonNews
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Cannabis companies face heartbreak in takeover dance - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 15:24

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis companies face heartbreak in takeover dance
The Globe and Mail
A number of marijuana company CEOs felt jilted in early August when the heir to more than two centuries of brewing tradition concluded a widely followed search for a partner in the market for cannabis-infused beverages by announcing a joint venture ...

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Ask Ellie: I'm uncomfortable with my family's cannabis use - TheRecord.com

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 12:15

TheRecord.com

Ask Ellie: I'm uncomfortable with my family's cannabis use
TheRecord.com
I'm uncomfortable with these discussions even though there are medical benefits to marijuana use. I believe there are also negative psychological effects after the high. My parents give my sister and her husband money whenever they visit. I'm afraid ...

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Constellation Brands is boosting stake in Canadian cannabis grower Canopy Growth Corp. - The Denver Post

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:57

Quartz

Constellation Brands is boosting stake in Canadian cannabis grower Canopy Growth Corp.
The Denver Post
Constellation, the brewer of Corona beer, will raise its stake in Canopy to 38 percent in what the companies described was the biggest investment in the burgeoning marijuana industry yet, according to a statement Wednesday. The agreement, which could ...
Marijuana is going corporate, and the government isn't readyQuartz
After Corona's owner invests billions in Canadian weed, get ready for cannabis beerCBC.ca
Beer Makers Are Drunk on Marijuana's PotentialMotley Fool
Seeking Alpha
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Some Cannabis Users in Canada Are Driving High, And Police Don't Know What to Do - ScienceAlert

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:41

ScienceAlert

Some Cannabis Users in Canada Are Driving High, And Police Don't Know What to Do
ScienceAlert
Other surveys from Health Canada and Public Safety Canada in 2017 also revealed that large percentages of Canadians are driving after consuming marijuana. In fact, one in 10 respondents of the latter survey said they believed cannabis makes a person "a ...

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Cannabis Poisoning Cases In Dogs On The Rise - OPB News

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 10:42

OPB News

Cannabis Poisoning Cases In Dogs On The Rise
OPB News
The legalization of recreational cannabis in Oregon brought a significant increase in marijuana poisoning in animals, a more serious problem than it sounds. Cannabis poisoning in dogs can leave them comatose and cause extreme nausea, among other ...
Marijuana poisoning cases in dogs on the riseCorvallis Gazette Times

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Privacy issue with online cannabis sales needs watching after legalization, experts say - Toronto Star

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 08:34

Toronto Star

Privacy issue with online cannabis sales needs watching after legalization, experts say
Toronto Star
Buyers who have to provide personal information to purchase recreational pot online after legalization this fall should be able to rely on existing laws to protect their privacy but the issue needs to be watched closely to ensure regulations are obeyed ...

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Plans for cannabis factory on Courtenay-area farmland raise hackles - Times Colonist

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 07:17

Times Colonist

Plans for cannabis factory on Courtenay-area farmland raise hackles
Times Colonist
Plans to build a warehouse-style cannabis production facility on farmland in Courtenay is being met with concerns from local politicians and neighbours. It's another case that exposes the debate over whether concrete-based pot bunkers should be allowed ...

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In New York City, Marijuana Smokers With Open Summonses to Get a Lift to Court - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 05:04

Wall Street Journal

In New York City, Marijuana Smokers With Open Summonses to Get a Lift to Court
Wall Street Journal
As a part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's relaxed policy on marijuana enforcement, set to take effect next month, the New York Police Department won't arrest those caught smoking in public who have an open summons warrant and will instead take the offender ...

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The Doctor Game: Marijuana was ineffective in treating my neck pain - Times Colonist

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 04:20

Times Colonist

The Doctor Game: Marijuana was ineffective in treating my neck pain
Times Colonist
Is marijuana as good as its reputation for treating painful conditions? Many years ago, I suffered a neck injury in Japan that resulted in chronic pain. I decided to try medical marijuana, as painkillers, acupuncture, chiropractic treatment, and ...

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Marijuana Poisoning Cases in Dogs on the Rise - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 00:11

Marijuana Poisoning Cases in Dogs on the Rise
U.S. News & World Report
"We see anywhere from one to three in a 12-hour shift that present with signs of toxicity that could be attributed to marijuana," Stone said of the Emergency Clinic in Bend, where he now works. "We usually see it solely in dogs. There's a very classic ...

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Public use of marijuana could be banned in Red Deer - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 15:46

Globalnews.ca

Public use of marijuana could be banned in Red Deer
Globalnews.ca
Red Deer, Alta. is looking at a ban on the consumption of cannabis in public places when pot becomes legal in October. The move follows an online survey, in which saw almost 73 per cent of respondents said public consumption was their biggest concern.

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Officials OK license for Fairbanks marijuana testing site - KTUU.com

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 13:00

KTUU.com

Officials OK license for Fairbanks marijuana testing site
KTUU.com
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska marijuana control board has approved the license for the first cannabis testing facility in Interior Alaska, expected to open next month. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the marijuana board approved the ...

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Top countries for progressive drug policy reform - Business Insider - Business Insider

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 08:13

Business Insider

Top countries for progressive drug policy reform - Business Insider
Business Insider
Canada recently became the second country — and the first Group of Seven country — to legalize marijuana for adults. As people's attitudes around the drug ...
Uruguay's cannabis law: Pioneering a new paradigmBrookings Institution

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Let's clear up some misconceptions about cannabis addiction. First off: yes, it's real - CBC.ca

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 04:42

CBC.ca

Let's clear up some misconceptions about cannabis addiction. First off: yes, it's real
CBC.ca
With the legalization of cannabis in Canada arriving in just a couple of months — and provinces finalizing their plans for cannabis retail infrastructure — we should consider the multifaceted impact of a previously-prohibited substance suddenly ...

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Marijuana and the pain in the neck - Toronto Sun

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 04:00

Toronto Sun

Marijuana and the pain in the neck
Toronto Sun
Is marijuana as good as its reputation for treating painful conditions? Many years ago I suffered a neck injury in Japan which resulted in chronic pain. So I decided to try medical marijuana as painkillers, acupuncture, chiropractic treatment, and ...

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Police Arrest Third Suspect In New Haven Synthetic Marijuana Overdose Case - NPR

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 19:28

NPR

Police Arrest Third Suspect In New Haven Synthetic Marijuana Overdose Case
NPR
A third man has been arrested in connection with a toxic batch of synthetic marijuana, called K2, that led to more than 100 overdoses between Tuesday and Thursday night in New Haven, Conn., according to officials. New Haven Police Chief Anthony ...
Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuanaCBC.ca
Man arrested in connection with 100+ Connecticut synthetic ...NBCNews.com
Man charged in connection with more than 100 synthetic marijuana overdosesABC News
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Doug Ford gives away the store on cannabis - Toronto Star

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:12

Toronto Star

Doug Ford gives away the store on cannabis
Toronto Star
In a summertime haze of delusion and confusion, Doug Ford has suddenly found clarity on cannabis. His governing Progressive Conservatives, after lagging so long on decriminalization, are leading the charge on distribution. The premier has seen the ...

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