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Congressional Committee Protects Medical Marijuana From Jeff Sessions - Forbes

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:38

Forbes

Congressional Committee Protects Medical Marijuana From Jeff Sessions
Forbes
While the provision has been federal law since 2014, when it was first attached to legislation that funds the U.S. Department of Justice, its continuance has been in question because of recent efforts by Republican leadership to prevent votes on ...

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Surge in young Americans using marijuana as first drug - The Guardian

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:32

The Guardian

Surge in young Americans using marijuana as first drug
The Guardian
Once age, sex and ethnicity were taken into account, the team found that those who smoked marijuana first were more likely to be current heavy marijuana users and have cannabis use disorder than those who used other substances first. They were also as ...
Marijuana by the NumbersHigh Times

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Tell us where people are growing medical cannabis, town asks ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:22

CBC.ca

Tell us where people are growing medical cannabis, town asks ...
CBC.ca
A small township south of Ottawa wants Health Canada to tell municipalities where people are growing medical cannabis after a fire at a house where more than ...

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Pot 101: Cooking with cannabis - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 20:18

CBC.ca

Pot 101: Cooking with cannabis
CBC.ca
To vape, smoke or bake? Shekhar Parmar, the CEO of Harvest Medicine, a medical marijuana producer, spoke to The Homestretch Wednesday as part of its ongoing Pot 101 series, to help clear the air around cannabis consumption techniques. Q: What do ...

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Marijuana and Madness - Psychology Today (blog)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:42

Psychology Today (blog)

Marijuana and Madness
Psychology Today (blog)
The connection between marijuana use and schizophrenia is also muddied by the fact that cannabis use is strongly associated with tobacco consumption. Conversely, tobacco use is strongly correlated with marijuana. Indeed, tobacco may act synergistically ...

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Under The Banner Of Marijuana — An Estonian Municipality Adopts ... - NPR

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:13

NPR

Under The Banner Of Marijuana — An Estonian Municipality Adopts ...
NPR
A rural Estonian municipality has taken the final step in adopting the cannabis leaf as its new civic symbol, adding it to the official regional logo, flag and coat of ...
Estonian district adopts cannabis flag after online pollReuters
Under The Banner Of Marijuana — An Estonian Municipality Adopts A New FlagNew England Public Radio

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Is marijuana addictive? - Mashable

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:03

Mashable

Is marijuana addictive?
Mashable
We spoke to Dr. Fong, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, on whether or not marijuana could be proven addictive. The results may surprise you. Join us as we clear the haze of confusion around many of the ...

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SF to Use Tech to Clear Cannabis Convictions - Techwire.net

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 09:55

Techwire.net

SF to Use Tech to Clear Cannabis Convictions
Techwire.net
Code for America will partner with the office of San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón in using technology to automatically reduce marijuana convictions for city residents who are eligible under Proposition 64. Proposition 64, the California ...
San Francisco Wants to Use Algorithms to Clear Thousands of ...Gizmodo

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Despite Legalization, Marijuana Black Market Hides In Plain Sight - NPR

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:50

NPR

Despite Legalization, Marijuana Black Market Hides In Plain Sight
NPR
... says Steve Morehead, an enforcement officer for the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. He does surprise inspections of licensed growers to make sure they're keeping all their marijuana inside the tracking system, meant to prevent diversion.

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Big Opportunities In Europe's Cannabis Market Come With Big Risks - Forbes

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:25

Forbes

Big Opportunities In Europe's Cannabis Market Come With Big Risks
Forbes
I traveled to Berlin, Germany, a few weeks back to attend the second annual International Cannabis Business Conference. If turnout at the conference was any indication, interest is running very high among entrepreneurs and cannabis-business owners ...

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What will Quebec's government-run cannabis stores look like? - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:00

CBC.ca

What will Quebec's government-run cannabis stores look like?
CBC.ca
The head of Quebec's liquor board says even though there's still no official date for the legalization of cannabis, the SAQ will be ready to serve Quebecers in stores and online. SAQ president and CEO Alain Brunet says the agency is in the process of ...

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Cannabis tourism in California – a women's wellness retreat with puff love - The Guardian

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:32

The Guardian

Cannabis tourism in California – a women's wellness retreat with puff love
The Guardian
After new laws permitting recreational marijuana use came into effect in the state on 1 January, canna-visionaries wasted little time integrating their product into the region's aspirational aesthetic. You can tour the “sun-grown”, “craft” cannabis ...

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Dan Fumano: Critics question Vancouver councillor's cannabis motion - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:58

Vancouver Sun

Dan Fumano: Critics question Vancouver councillor's cannabis motion
Vancouver Sun
Melissa De Genova has a motion on the agenda this week which seeks, among other things, to direct city staff to change requirements for city-licensed cannabis businesses “to include annual audited financial statements,” and to “obtain marijuana only ...

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State grader tossed personal notes after helping to score medical marijuana applications - Cincinnati.com

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:40

Cincinnati.com

State grader tossed personal notes after helping to score medical marijuana applications
Cincinnati.com
A state employee said he destroyed personal notes used to grade applications to grow weed under the state's new medical marijuana law after he was told they were not public records. Mark Nye, an Ohio Department of Commerce employee, testified Monday ...

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Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests - New York Times

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:27

New York Times

Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests
New York Times
The plans, still unwritten and under negotiation, will rise or fall on the type of conduct involving marijuana that officials decide should still warrant arrest and prosecution. The changes appear likely to create a patchwork of prosecution policies ...
New York City May Finally Address Its Cannabis-Arrest CatastropheForbes
Manhattan DA Announces It Will No Longer Prosecute Marijuana Possession to Correct Racial Disparity in ArrestsSlate Magazine
NYPD will change enforcement of marijuana laws: de BlasioNew York Post
New York Daily News -Wall Street Journal -WNYC
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Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned - The Denver Post

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:45

The Denver Post

Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned
The Denver Post
The four-way merger is another deal in a wave of cannabis industry consolidation and comes on the heels of Monday's giant $2.2 billion merger of Canadian marijuana firms Aurora Cannabis Inc. and MedReleaf Corp. In addition to Baker, Tilt's founding ...

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Pennsylvania To Lead Nation In Medical Marijuana Research - Forbes

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:05

Forbes

Pennsylvania To Lead Nation In Medical Marijuana Research
Forbes
Although the United States government has made it difficult for the scientific community to research the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant, one state plans to learn more about the therapeutic properties of pot on its own. Pennsylvania is ...
State Certifies Eight Universities For Medical Marijuana Research90.5 WESA
Philadelphia to Treat Opioid Addiction with Medical MarijuanaHigh Times
Philadelphia Gets Green Light to Study Pot, Treat Opioid Addiction With CannabisNBC 10 Philadelphia
MLive.com -Marijuana Business Daily -Motley Fool
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Canada's marijuana industry looks abroad for growth - Toronto Star

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:34

Toronto Star

Canada's marijuana industry looks abroad for growth
Toronto Star
Countries like Spain, Italy, and Colombia are likely the next growth opportunities for Canadian cannabis companies after a flurry of consolidation at home. The marijuana industry saw its largest deal to date on Monday with Aurora Cannabis Inc. agreeing ...
Aurora Cannabis is chasing billion-dollar deals. Do investors benefit ...The Globe and Mail
A $2.3 billion merger has created the world's largest marijuana company — and it's a sign of a dealmaking boom in ...Business Insider
Canopy Growth's position as top global cannabis company shaken ...Ottawa Citizen
CBC.ca -Financial Times
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