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State Colleges Now Teaching Cannabis, and Harvard Is Playing Catch-Up - Leafly

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:07

Leafly

State Colleges Now Teaching Cannabis, and Harvard Is Playing Catch-Up
Leafly
More than half of all US states in have legalized medicinal cannabis, and eight and Washington, DC, have legalized adult use. As we reported earlier this year, those legal cannabis markets support nearly 150,000 full-time jobs as of 2017. The green ...

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Is Marijuana Good for Health? How Drug Laws Restrict Research of Cannabis Treatments - Newsweek

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:25

Newsweek

Is Marijuana Good for Health? How Drug Laws Restrict Research of Cannabis Treatments
Newsweek
On Wednesday, Pennsylvania's health department unveiled a landmark registry for its residents who use medical marijuana. The new website will serve as a one-stop hub connecting patients and caregivers to growers, dispensaries, labs and physicians.
More than 1000 register for medical marijuana on Pennsylvania's first dayTribune-Review
Lehigh Valley's first medical marijuana doctors namedPocono Record
Medical marijuana in Pennsylvania: How patients can sign upAllentown Morning Call
lehighvalleylive.com -Sharonherald -The Philadelphia Tribune
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Ontario cannabis law would punish homeless recreational weed users - VICE News

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:58

VICE News

Ontario cannabis law would punish homeless recreational weed users
VICE News
Ontario tabled its law on cannabis legalization this week that would ban users from consuming the drug outside of “private residences,” a move slammed by critics as favouring “the elite” since homeless people, and many renters and condo residents could ...

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6 Ways to Save Money by Making Your Cannabis Last Longer - Leafly

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:48

Leafly

6 Ways to Save Money by Making Your Cannabis Last Longer
Leafly
Every time I get to the bottom of my cannabis jar, I find myself thinking, “Damn, I already smoked all of that?!” Don't be like me—there are ways to make your cannabis purchases last longer between dispensary visits, and as long as you have some ...

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The FDA Just Torched 4 Companies for Claiming Marijuana Products Can Treat Cancer - Fortune

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:45

Fortune

The FDA Just Torched 4 Companies for Claiming Marijuana Products Can Treat Cancer
Fortune
As medical and fully legal recreational marijuana become increasingly common in America, claims about cannabis' health effects have finally been getting serious scrutiny. The medical literature to date paints a mixed picture of marijuana's effect on ...
FDA warns companies marketing unproven products, derived from marijuana, that claim to treat or cure cancerFDA.gov
Companies claim marijuana makes cancer “commit suicide,” FDA ...Ars Technica
FDA cracks down on bogus marijuana "cures" for cancerCBS News
New York Daily News -Bloomberg -Marijuana Moment -FDA
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The Big Smoke: how would decriminalising cannabis change London? - Time Out (blog)

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:44

Time Out (blog)

The Big Smoke: how would decriminalising cannabis change London?
Time Out (blog)
If the Daily Mail is to be believed, then Ital Simpson, aka north London rapper Black the Ripper, is a 'hooligan'. His pro-cannabis YouTube stunts have included hotboxing the London Eye, the tube, a polling station and even an EasyJet plane. 'They ...

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Marijuana In Casinos? Not Until Federal Law Changes, Vegas Congresswoman Says - Forbes

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:33

Forbes

Marijuana In Casinos? Not Until Federal Law Changes, Vegas Congresswoman Says
Forbes
The Las Vegas Democrat has sponsored or signed onto bills and amendments that would protect state laws from Justice Department interference, allow marijuana businesses to use banks and let military veterans access medical cannabis recommendations ...

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Italian court rules its 'okay for Rastafarians to smoke marijuana when meditating' - The Independent

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:28

The Independent

Italian court rules its 'okay for Rastafarians to smoke marijuana when meditating'
The Independent
An Italian court has acquitted a man of cannabis possession because he is a Rastafarian and was using the drug to meditate. The 30-year-old was arrested in May last year after police found eight grams of cannabis in his pocket and a further 50 grams at ...

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'A very real danger': U.S. attorney general's views on marijuana ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 01:03

CBC.ca

'A very real danger': U.S. attorney general's views on marijuana ...
CBC.ca
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is staunchly against marijuana use in any form, recreational or medical, a position that leaves uncertainty for dispensary ...

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Todd Beckman Imported Crates of Marijuana from California, Associate Says - Riverfront Times (blog)

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:29

Riverfront Times (blog)

Todd Beckman Imported Crates of Marijuana from California, Associate Says
Riverfront Times (blog)
Beckman, who turned 53 last month in jail, received shipments of 50 to 80 pounds of marijuana at a time, according to the allegations. His longtime friend and business partner Kerry Roades would break open the crates in the back of the headquarters for ...

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Young trick-or-treater given marijuana gummies in Victoria neighbourhood - CTV Vancouver Island

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:46

CTV Vancouver Island

Young trick-or-treater given marijuana gummies in Victoria neighbourhood
CTV Vancouver Island
Each dose contains 10 milligrams of cannabis, according to the label. When officers attended the home, they spoke with an occupant who they say didn't appear to be aware that pot-infused candies had been handed out to a child. In a follow-up tweet ...
Marijuana gummies handed out to trick-or-treater in BC's capital, police sayGlobalnews.ca
Warning issued after Victoria trick-or-treaters given cannabis candyTimes Colonist

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Michigan Reverses Stance, Will Let Marijuana Shops Stay Open - Leafly

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:16

Leafly

Michigan Reverses Stance, Will Let Marijuana Shops Stay Open
Leafly
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In an about-face, Michigan regulators said Wednesday that medical marijuana businesses can stay open while seeking a state license as long as they have been operating with the approval of their local community.
Michigan: Medical marijuana dispensaries can stay open — for nowDetroit Free Press
Michigan won't pressure medical marijuana dispensaries to close, after allMLive.com
Michigan's marijuana dispensaries can now stay open past Dec. 15Detroit Metro Times
Michigan Radio
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Ontario Preparing for Federal Cannabis Legalization - Government of Ontario News

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:50

Toronto Star

Ontario Preparing for Federal Cannabis Legalization
Government of Ontario News
Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, safely regulate the use and distribution of recreational cannabis when it is legalized by the federal government in July 2018. Ontario's proposed Cannabis Act, 2017 would support the province's ...
New provincial marijuana corporation will control weed sales and ...Toronto Star
Highlights of Ontario's new marijuana rulesCTV News
Ontario introduces marijuana legislation with steep fines for illegal ...Globalnews.ca
Leafly -Straight.com
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Basic Cannabis Growing Setups for Cultivators With Tight Budgets - Leafly

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:42

Leafly

Basic Cannabis Growing Setups for Cultivators With Tight Budgets
Leafly
Many home growers wonder, “Can I grow cannabis on a tight budget?” The simple answer is yes. Although there is a large industry built upon expensive grow equipment, cannabis can be produced with simple systems for less money than you might think.

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We Just Got One Step Closer to Having Cannabis-Infused Beer - Esquire.com

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:31

Esquire.com

We Just Got One Step Closer to Having Cannabis-Infused Beer
Esquire.com
In March of this year, it was reported that the alcohol industry stands to lose $2 billion in sales due to legal weed as drinkers ditch beer in favor of marijuana. One company read the writing on the wall and decided it was worth $191 million ...
Funky Buddha Owner Constellation Brands Invests in Canadian Cannabis CompanyMiami New Times

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Did Virginia's Governor Legalize Marijuana? - Snopes.com

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:28

Snopes.com

Did Virginia's Governor Legalize Marijuana?
Snopes.com
Although the ostensible purpose of the site is to allow people to “prank” one another with phony articles, overly broad general interest topics such as statewide marijuana legalization often rapidly spreads outside its creator's circle of Facebook ...

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Ontario cracks down on illegal marijuana shops in new legislation ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 04:01

CBC.ca

Ontario cracks down on illegal marijuana shops in new legislation ...
CBC.ca
Ontario's Liberal government will be cracking down on illegal dispensaries with steep fines under new legislation introduced Wednesday for the sale and ...

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Tax on legal recreational marijuana could be as much as 45 per cent when sales kick off in California in January 2018 - Daily Mail

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 21:44

Daily Mail

Tax on legal recreational marijuana could be as much as 45 per cent when sales kick off in California in January 2018
Daily Mail
The tax on legal cannabis in California is expected to skyrocket by the start of the year 2018, a new report suggests. Starting in January 2018, consumers, growers, sellers and businesses in The Golden State may be required to pay as much as 45 per ...
California to tax pot as much as 45% - Oct. 31, 2017 - CNNMoneyCNNMoney
Cannabis loves companyNature.com
Dazed and Confused: Regulations Remain Hazy as California Looks to Legalize Marijuana SalesTIME
The Cannabist
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Court Says New Jersey Must Recognize 'Glaringly Apparent' Value Of Cannabis Medicine - Forbes

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:14

Forbes

Court Says New Jersey Must Recognize 'Glaringly Apparent' Value Of Cannabis Medicine
Forbes
A supporter holding a placard promoting the use of cannabis as a medicine stands alongside a marijuana plant during a 'Tea Party' organised by the United Patients Alliance (UPA) opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, UK on October 10, 2017.

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