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Joint Venture: What marijuana legalization could look like in Nova ... - CBC.ca

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:46

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Joint Venture: What marijuana legalization could look like in Nova ...
CBC.ca
While the federal government has announced it plans to legalize cannabis next summer, Nova Scotia still has to answer questions about its own plans for what ...
N.B. government outlines regulations ahead of cannabis legalization ...CTV News

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IBM Has a New Blockchain Idea: Tracking Marijuana Sales - Fortune

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:43

Fortune

IBM Has a New Blockchain Idea: Tracking Marijuana Sales
Fortune
Companies are using the digital ledger technology popularized by bitcoin in banking, insurance, and contracts—but how about using a blockchain to track marijuana sales? Canada is planning to legalize cannabis sales next year, with some regulation of ...
IBM urges BC government to track marijuana sales using blockchainToronto Star
IBM pitches blockchain for cannabis sale - BBC NewsBBC News

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New Brunswickers will have to keep marijuana locked up under ... - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 08:01

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New Brunswickers will have to keep marijuana locked up under ...
Globalnews.ca
The New Brunswick government says it is trying to protect young people in the province from the dangers of cannabis use by introducing new legislation.
Is New Brunswick's proposed cannabis legislation worse than ...Straight.com
Forget using pot in public when drug is legal, province says in strict ...CBC.ca

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The Global Marijuana Market Will Soon Hit $31.4 Billion But ... - Forbes - Forbes

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 05:01

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The Global Marijuana Market Will Soon Hit $31.4 Billion But ... - Forbes
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The global market for cannabis will see healthy growth as countries legalize both medical and recreational marijuana. But investors should tread carefully amid ...

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Oakdale step closer to making way for cannabis businesses - KCRA Sacramento

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:06

KCRA Sacramento

Oakdale step closer to making way for cannabis businesses
KCRA Sacramento
The city's ordinance states that: "All cultivation of medical marijuana is prohibited in all zones and planned developments within the city and shall be deemed a nuisance subject to enforcement by administrative citation. No permit shall be issued in ...

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EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed? - The Gander Beacon

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:02

The Gander Beacon

EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed?
The Gander Beacon
Think about it not as marijuana, but as smoke — and then think about just how complicated the federal, provincial and municipal regulation of the drug will be. Consider this admittedly ludicrous example: say you were in Vancouver, you were having ...

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Maine House upholds LePage's veto of recreational marijuana regulations - Press Herald

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 18:59

Press Herald

Maine House upholds LePage's veto of recreational marijuana regulations
Press Herald
Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would create the legal framework for retail sales of recreational marijuana. The bill was the result of more than nine months of work by a special committee tasked with implementing the law that voters narrowly ...
Maine Lawmakers Fail to Override Governor's Cannabis VetoLeafly
Maine House sustains LePage veto of marijuana sales billBangor Daily News
Vetoing Voters, Maine's Governor Blocks Marijuana LegalizationReason (blog)
The Cannabist -WGME -Maine Public
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Election 2017: The Cannabis Races We're Watching Closely - Leafly

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 16:35

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Election 2017: The Cannabis Races We're Watching Closely
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Currently holding a narrow lead in the polls is Democratic nominee Ralph Northam, the state's lieutenant governor, who has said he supports medical marijuana and would make a push for decriminalizing the drug if he's elected. He's called the state's ...

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No marijuana store for Brantford, yet - Brantford Expositor

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:58

Brantford Expositor

No marijuana store for Brantford, yet
Brantford Expositor
The mayor has been critical of the province's handling of marijuana legalization. By handing over the sale and distribution of cannabis to the LCBO, the province failed to consider opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business, he said. The LCBO ...

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Manitoba premier says he won't follow Ontario cannabis model - CTV News

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:00

CTV News

Manitoba premier says he won't follow Ontario cannabis model
CTV News
WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister signalled Monday that the province's private sector will be involved in the distribution of marijuana when recreational use is legalized next July. Pallister said details of the provincial plan to govern ...
Pallister says Manitoba private sector has role to play in cannabis legalizationWinnipeg Free Press

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The California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018 - Fortune

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 13:04

Fortune

The California Marijuana Tax Problem: Why Prices Could Increase 70% in 2018
Fortune
A patchwork of new policies, including special taxes, will roll out in the state before sales of recreational marijuana begin at the start of 2018. California will include a 15% levy on all cannabis sales in the state, including medical pot products ...
Opposition parties aren't revealing stance on Liberal marijuana planToronto Star
California's new cannabis market will bring sticker shock to consumersThe Cannabist

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City of Bandon to hold hearing on siting of recreational marijuana facilities - Coos Bay World

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:51

Coos Bay World

City of Bandon to hold hearing on siting of recreational marijuana facilities
Coos Bay World
The City Council also limited operating hours for medical marijuana facilities to any eight hours between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. The facilities may not feature a sign promoting or showing any product and minimum parking requirements will be one space per ...

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Teens' Regular Marijuana or Alcohol Use Threatens Later Success - American Council on Science and Health

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:49

American Council on Science and Health

Teens' Regular Marijuana or Alcohol Use Threatens Later Success
American Council on Science and Health
As the nation moves more and more, state by state, towards normalizing recreational marijuana use, there's a continuing need to better understand how the drug affects different segments of society. One key demographic is adolescents, and researchers ...
Teenagers who regularly booze and smoke cannabis are less likely to end up married or have a job, scientists claimDaily Mail

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Understanding the Highs and Lows of Adolescent Marijuana Use - AAP News

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 01:16

Understanding the Highs and Lows of Adolescent Marijuana Use
AAP News
Another concern is that evolving marijuana policies have resulted in changes to cannabis itself. The concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol in cannabis (its main active ingredient) has increased dramatically over the past 3 decades, exposing users to ...

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Consider workplace safety in legalized marijuana rules, groups urge - CBC.ca

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 20:36

CBC.ca

Consider workplace safety in legalized marijuana rules, groups urge
CBC.ca
"For any employer, what are their rights and responsibilities in the face of an employee who is under the influence of cannabis?" she said. "How is an employer supposed to be able to deal with that type of situation without compromising their business ...

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Here's How Much Australia Has Progressed Since It Legalised Medicinal Cannabis - BuzzFeed News

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:52

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Here's How Much Australia Has Progressed Since It Legalised Medicinal Cannabis
BuzzFeed News
In the 12 months since the introduction of legal medicinal cannabis in Australia, the government's laborious and highly-criticised legislation has resulted in frustration, anger and disenchantment for the very people it was intended to help most. The ...

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Anti-marijuana activists target ads for 'Weedmaps' app in Montreal - Montreal Gazette

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 16:56

Montreal Gazette

Anti-marijuana activists target ads for 'Weedmaps' app in Montreal
Montreal Gazette
The platform lists nearby medical marijuana dispensaries, delivery services as well and resources about cannabis. It does not sell any of the products directly. Pam McColl, a B.C.-based anti-marijuana activist, says she and the various groups she's ...

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Cannabis inhaler could help send Brits suffering with insomnia to sleep in ten minutes, inventors claim - The Sun

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 16:54

The Sun

Cannabis inhaler could help send Brits suffering with insomnia to sleep in ten minutes, inventors claim
The Sun
PUFFING on a cannabis inhaler could help millions of Brits with insomnia doze off in minutes. The new hand-held gadget squirts a small dose of the drug into the lungs. One puff of a cannabis inhaler can help insomniacs fall asleep in as little as ten ...

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