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Cannabis oil row prompts legalisation call - BBC News

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 20:27

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Cannabis oil row prompts legalisation call
BBC News
CBD and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are two types of cannabinoids found naturally in the resin of the marijuana plant. A cannabis-based drug called Sativex has been licensed in the UK to treat MS. It contains THC and CBD. Doctors could, in theory, ...
Home Office returns cannabis oil for boy's epilepsy treatment ...The Guardian
Cannabis oil row prompts legalisation call - BBC NewsBBC News
Government considers a review of law on licensing medicinal cannabisTelegraph.co.uk
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Cannabis 101: Where Entrepreneurs, Lawyers and Caregivers Go To Learn - Forbes

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:08

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Cannabis 101: Where Entrepreneurs, Lawyers and Caregivers Go To Learn
Forbes
Dennis Mehaffey a contributor to BusinessStudent.com compiled a list of some of the courses including the scientific, business and legal aspects of marijuana. It's a great sign for the cannabis industry that there are so many choices, he said ...

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Chinatown rallies against proposed Calgary cannabis stores - Calgary Herald

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 13:48

Calgary Herald

Chinatown rallies against proposed Calgary cannabis stores
Calgary Herald
Business owners and concerned residents in Calgary's Chinatown are saying possible recreational cannabis stores in the community go against Chinese values. Around 50 members of Calgary's Chinatown community gathered outside James Short Park ...

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No clear picture on what legalized marijuana will look like - MY PG NOW

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:09

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No clear picture on what legalized marijuana will look like
MY PG NOW
Lyn added he's not concerned that they won't be able to reenact and develop the correct bylaw policies and regulations but is wondering what kind of cost sharing they will see. The federal government plans to legalize cannabis July 1st, but it may not ...

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COMMENTARY: Needless panic over home-grown cannabis ... - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 08:03

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COMMENTARY: Needless panic over home-grown cannabis ...
Globalnews.ca
There is suddenly a tremendous amount of political drama around the question of whether Canadians can grow their own pot, Rob Breakenridge says.
Canadian Cannabis Overproduction And Its Gold Rush Alternatives ...Seeking Alpha

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Hey Bud: Is cannabis beer going to be legal? - The Telegram

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 05:51

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Hey Bud: Is cannabis beer going to be legal?
The Telegram
Province Brands says its drinks will be brewed using the plant material, are alcohol-free, and would have the added benefit of using parts of the cannabis plants that would otherwise become waste in the marijuana grow and industrial hemp businesses.

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Will President Trump Really Support States' Rights On Marijuana? - Entrepreneur

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 05:45

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Will President Trump Really Support States' Rights On Marijuana?
Entrepreneur
As it stands now, while 30 states have legalized marijuana for medical or adult use, cannabis remains illegal at the federal level. Legislation backed a bipartisan coalition in Congress has been introduced to allow states to go forward with ...

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Nigerian authorities seize 3 tonnes of cannabis - africanews

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:54

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Nigerian authorities seize 3 tonnes of cannabis
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Three tons of cannabis were intercepted by Niger authorities, a record seizure in the country. According to Niger's Interior Minister, the cannabis suspected to have come from the Maghreb, could be worth $5m. Twelve people including Nigerians, Malians, ...

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Medical cannabis in UK: Billy Caldwell case renews debate over 'inhumane' laws - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:04

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Medical cannabis in UK: Billy Caldwell case renews debate over 'inhumane' laws
Telegraph.co.uk
The case of a severely epileptic child who had his cannabis medicine confiscated by the Home Office has renewed debate about the UK's strict medical marijuana laws. Billy Caldwell, 12, was admitted to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London on ...
Billy Caldwell 'could die' unless given cannabis oil, says mumBBC News
Home Office looks at allowing cannabis oil prescription for epileptic boyThe Guardian
Epileptic boy who had cannabis oil medication confiscated 'in life-threatening condition'The Independent
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HRM advised to ban outdoor marijuana plants and hire 8 pot bylaw officers - CBC.ca

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:47

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HRM advised to ban outdoor marijuana plants and hire 8 pot bylaw officers
CBC.ca
They also recommend banning smoking cannabis on all municipal property and prohibiting private retail sales and cannabis-consumption venues. The province plans to allow cannabis to be sold at some Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation stores. HRM planners ...

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Legally, guns and medical marijuana don't mix - WSBT-TV

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:20

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Legally, guns and medical marijuana don't mix
WSBT-TV
Medical marijuana can be life changing for some people suffering from chronic illness. But did you know the if you have a medical marijuana card there's something else that you can't have? Guns. A federal law states no matter if you get a gun legally ...

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Boy's cannabis refusal 'callous' - Sky News

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:10

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Boy's cannabis refusal 'callous'
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Charlotte Caldwell says her 12-year-old son Billy has suffered life-threatening seizures after medicinal cannabis was confiscated. 21:15, UK, Friday 15 June 2018. preview image 0:20. NETWORK ERROR. Cannot Contact Server. RELOAD YOUR SCREEN ...

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Epileptic boy Billy Caldwell has 'life-threatening seizures' after cannabis confiscated - Sky News

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:53

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Epileptic boy Billy Caldwell has 'life-threatening seizures' after cannabis confiscated
Sky News
"I'm absolutely devastated that we're back to where we were nearly two years ago before medicinal cannabis. "He's a beautiful, sweet, innocent wee boy who doesn't deserve this callous treatment." Ms Caldwell said she believed the confiscated treatment ...

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Lawmakers In Illinois Embrace Medical Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative - NPR

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:59

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Lawmakers In Illinois Embrace Medical Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative
NPR
A painkiller prescription could become a ticket for medical marijuana in Illinois. Lawmakers there passed a bill making anyone with a prescription for opioids eligible for its medical cannabis program. With this move, Illinois joins a growing number of ...
The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research ...The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for SB0336Illinois General Assembly
Opioid Data Dashboard - Illinois Department of Public Health - Illinois.govIllinois Department of Public Health
LWW Journals -Illinois Department of Public Health - Illinois.gov
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Portugal's parliament legalizes cannabis-based medicines | Reuters - Reuters

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:39

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Portugal's parliament legalizes cannabis-based medicines | Reuters
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LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to ...

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Marathon vote ends, MPs head home, leaving marijuana bill amendments in limbo - CTV News

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:36

CTV News

Marathon vote ends, MPs head home, leaving marijuana bill amendments in limbo
CTV News
Meanwhile, the sister legislation to the Cannabis Act, Bill C-46 regarding drug-impaired driving was passed by the Senate with amendments Thursday, forcing the bill back to the House for consideration of the changes. That bill will then follow a ...

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Deputy chief concerned about increased fire risk from home-grown cannabis - HalifaxToday.ca

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 06:41

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Deputy chief concerned about increased fire risk from home-grown cannabis
HalifaxToday.ca
The deputy chief of Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency never thought he'd be promoting how to safely grow cannabis, but with legalization expected at some point this year, that's exactly what he's doing. Roy Hollett is concerned about the increased ...

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Tory MP fears Canada Day will be defaced by 'disgusting' cannabis leaf T-shirts, flags when pot is legalized - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 06:01

Globalnews.ca

Tory MP fears Canada Day will be defaced by 'disgusting' cannabis leaf T-shirts, flags when pot is legalized
Globalnews.ca
Conservative MP from Sarnia-Lambton Marilyn Gladu is calling on the government to ban the production of “disgusting” clothing and paraphernalia promoting cannabis, fearing it will become more prevalent after marijuana is legalized and that the items ...

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Proposed banking fix for marijuana may fall short - GazetteNET

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:28

GazetteNET

Proposed banking fix for marijuana may fall short
GazetteNET
A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a cure-all for an industry that must operate mainly as a cash business in a credit card world.
Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doorsVentura County Star
Proposed banking fix for marijuana may not open all doorsTampabay.com

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