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Mayoral candidates outline positions on allowing private cannabis shops in Brampton - Brampton Guardian

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 09:48

Brampton Guardian

Mayoral candidates outline positions on allowing private cannabis shops in Brampton
Brampton Guardian
"The legalization of marijuana was approved by the government of Canada. The municipality has no say in that. Trudeau included it in his election platform, won a majority and passed it in the House of Commons. I respect the democratic will of the people.

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Editorial: Enforce marijuana rules - Times Colonist

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 00:35

Editorial: Enforce marijuana rules
Times Colonist
Victoria city council is pondering how to set up sites where people can legally smoke marijuana. That could be beneficial — especially if it protects the rights and health of people who choose not to smoke the drug. But it won't mean much if the ...

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Vancouver School Board educating youth about marijuana ahead of legalization - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 18:48

Globalnews.ca

Vancouver School Board educating youth about marijuana ahead of legalization
Globalnews.ca
The Vancouver School Board says it's not taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to marijuana legalization next month, according to Art Steinmann, manager of substance use and health promotion. “You know, we're also not panicking and being ...

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TIFF 2018: Cannabis wins out in battle for brand dominance at film festival - The Globe and Mail

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 17:37

The Globe and Mail

TIFF 2018: Cannabis wins out in battle for brand dominance at film festival
The Globe and Mail
The impending legalization of pot (or “cannabis,” per the new, more sanitized lingo) next month makes TIFF 2018 one of the last major Canadian cultural events to not be completely saturated by branding advertising the soon-to-be-not-illicit drug. Or so ...
O Cannabis! What happens when pot's legal next door?Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Cannabis PhD takes higher education to a new level - Toronto Star

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 14:21

Toronto Star

Cannabis PhD takes higher education to a new level
Toronto Star
At McGill University, Geitmann says three students have written doctoral theses on production of the neutral hemp version of cannabis, but none of them have yet to earn a PhD based on the medicinal and intoxicating marijuana strains that are being ...

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Marijuana Grow Op Dismantled in Central - VOCM

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:31

VOCM

Marijuana Grow Op Dismantled in Central
VOCM
Police in Twillingate have dismantled a complex outdoor grow-op that consisted of almost 170 mature marijuana plants. Twillingate RCMP say the plants seized range between 6 and 10 feet in height and a variety of drug paraphernalia was also seized.

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Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Among Baby Boomers According to a New Study - TIME

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 10:50

TIME

Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Among Baby Boomers According to a New Study
TIME
Marijuana use is on the rise, particularly with the “Baby Boomer” generation. A study published in the Drug and Alcohol Dependence Journal Thursday compared 2015-2016 data of marijuana users and non-users within and across age groups to a similar ...
More baby boomers turning to marijuana, study saysfox13now.com

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More baby boomers using marijuana, study says - News 5 Cleveland

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 03:53

News 5 Cleveland

More baby boomers using marijuana, study says
News 5 Cleveland
About 9 percent of US adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have used marijuana at least once during the survey year, while 3 percent of those over 65 have done so, new research finds. For middle-age adults, the percentage of cannabis users has doubled ...
National Survey on Drug Use and HealthRTI International
Prevalence of Marijuana Use Disorders in the United States Between 2001–2002 and 2012–2013 - NCBI - NIHNCBI - NIH
Smoking, Vaping, and Use of Edibles and Other Forms of Marijuana Among U.S. Adults | Annals of Internal Medicine ...Annals of Internal Medicine
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Phasing out medical cannabis would leave pediatric patients in the lurch - CBC.ca

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:00

CBC.ca

Phasing out medical cannabis would leave pediatric patients in the lurch
CBC.ca
But if we were to dissolve the ACMPR, there would be no mechanism for physicians to prescribe cannabis for pediatric patients. The Cannabis Act, which will legalize recreational marijuana in October, makes it a criminal offence to give cannabis to ...

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'Paint and Puff' combines cannabis with art - KTNV Las Vegas

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:33

KTNV Las Vegas

'Paint and Puff' combines cannabis with art
KTNV Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Legalization of marijuana has created new markets for tourists and locals alike in Nevada, but for now, pot lounges are still not allowed in Las Vegas. But one local art studio was able to obtain a special vaping permit. The vapes ...

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DC police cracking down on illegal marijuana pop-up parties - FOX 5 DC

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 20:15

FOX 5 DC

DC police cracking down on illegal marijuana pop-up parties
FOX 5 DC
Even though possession of small amounts of marijuana is legal in the District, pot sales are not allowed under Initiative 71, except for medical marijuana patients who can purchase it at the five medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. ... “The ...

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Elon Musk Smoked Marijuana And Chatted Cybernetic Collectives With Joe Rogan - Forbes

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 18:15

Forbes

Elon Musk Smoked Marijuana And Chatted Cybernetic Collectives With Joe Rogan
Forbes
Tesla billionaire Elon Musk smoked marijuana and discussed "cybernetic collectives" with California comedian Joe Rogan during a live interview on Friday. During the 2-hour 37-minute podcast interview, Musk sampled a spliff containing marijuana and ...
Tesla rocked as Elon Musk smokes marijuana on Joe Rogan's podcast and executives departSouth China Morning Post
Tesla Stock Plummets 5% After Elon Musk Smokes Weed on PodcastTIME
Tesla Shares Fall After CEO Elon Musk Smokes Cannabis on Joe Rogan's Live Web ShowNews18
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Once cannabis is legal, don't expect Canada's 'grey market' to vanish - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 17:11

Toronto Star

Once cannabis is legal, don't expect Canada's 'grey market' to vanish
Toronto Star
On paper, it all seems perfectly simple: five weeks from now Canada will flip a cataclysmic switch. And just like that, cannabis will be legal. Goodbye, century of marijuana prohibition. Farewell, black market. Hello officer, put that badge away and ...
How to spot a cannabis overdoseCTV News
Canada's military unveils rules governing troop cannabis useReuters
The True Width and Depth of the Cannabis Market SegmentsMarket Realist

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Federal officials investigating alleged marijuana delivery service in Hyde Park - The Boston Globe

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 16:30

The Boston Globe

Federal officials investigating alleged marijuana delivery service in Hyde Park
The Boston Globe
Federal agents investigating an alleged unlicensed marijuana delivery business found “substantial” quantities of the drug and cash last month when they raided a residence in Milton and a warehouse in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston, according to ...

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Canadian military releases marijuana rules for members - 680 News

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 16:06

680 News

Canadian military releases marijuana rules for members
680 News
Canadian military releases marijuana rules for members. With a month left before recreational cannabis becomes legal, the Canadian Forces has released new rules for military members. Nigel Newlove reports. Sep 07, 2018, 7:02 PM. Advertisement ...

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Canada could be leader in global cannabis market, O'Leary says - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 13:57

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Canada could be leader in global cannabis market, O'Leary says
StCatharinesStandard.ca
The international interest in the budding industry is not focused on the upcoming legalization of marijuana for recreational use, he explained, but rather the potential for Canada to lead the way in the science and production of medicinal cannabis.

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Marijuana ETF in Canada passes $1 billion in assets as weed stocks light it up - CNBC

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:22

CNBC

Marijuana ETF in Canada passes $1 billion in assets as weed stocks light it up
CNBC
The investing market was abuzz this week with Fidelity Investments' new no-fee index funds reaching near-$1 billion in assets, but it took Fidelity two funds to get it done, while a single Canadian marijuana ETF passed the $1 billion market this week ...
Horizons Marijuana first weed ETF to reach $1 billion in assetsToronto Star
Canadian cannabis ETF passes billion-dollar markFinancial Post

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How long after smoking marijuana should I wait to drive? - Macleans.ca

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:17

Macleans.ca

How long after smoking marijuana should I wait to drive?
Macleans.ca
A 2016 survey by State Farm Insurance found 44 per cent of Canadians didn't think cannabis affected driving skills. Lots of your stoner buddies will tell you they drive better while high—that they're more “focused.” But the problem is that stoned ...

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Canadian military issues guidelines for recreational marijuana to troops - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 09:47

Toronto Star

Canadian military issues guidelines for recreational marijuana to troops
Toronto Star
OTTAWA—The Canadian Forces are placing limits on when military personnel can use recreational marijuana once it becomes legal, with the restrictions based largely on service members' jobs and current or upcoming missions. Supervisors are also being ...

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Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 08:05

CBC.ca

Canadian military to severely curtail use of recreational marijuana
CBC.ca
... the use of recreational marijuana once it becomes legal this fall. National Defence released its formal policy on Friday along with the accompanying regulations, which impose limits on cannabis use that are more wide-ranging than those governing ...
Canadian military directed that they can use marijuana 8 hours before workThe Globe and Mail
Canadian military imposes restrictions on use of recreational marijuanaBNNBloomberg.ca

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