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One in seven cannabis users admits they consumed drug then drove, Statscan says - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 18:38

The Globe and Mail

One in seven cannabis users admits they consumed drug then drove, Statscan says
The Globe and Mail
Statistics Canada's National Cannabis Survey results from the first half of this year, released on Thursday, show 17.6 per cent of boys and men and 9.5 per cent of girls and women report driving within two hours of using marijuana. Both rates are ...
Many Canadians driving after consuming cannabis, according to ...CBC.ca
Many Canadians are driving high on cannabis, according to new national surveyGlobalnews.ca
Many Canadians are driving high, according to new StatCan cannabis dataThe Province
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Calgary Co-op among major cannabis retailers securing city approvals - Toronto Star

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 18:04

Toronto Star

Calgary Co-op among major cannabis retailers securing city approvals
Toronto Star
CALGARY—The dust continues to settle on Calgary's cannabis retail market, but several major players — including Calgary Co-op — are emerging. As of Thursday afternoon, the grocery, liquor, and gas station retailer had also received city approval for ...

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Why marijuana breathalyzer is key to recreational pot legislation in New York - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:30

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Why marijuana breathalyzer is key to recreational pot legislation in New York
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Yet with recreational weed now legal in nine states, California-based Hound Labs has created a marijuana-breathalyzer it says will make roads safer and hold drivers accountable, the USA Today Network reported. The company claims the device is ...

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A Millennial Couple Finds Their Sweet Spot In Cannabis Soda - Forbes

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:16

Forbes

A Millennial Couple Finds Their Sweet Spot In Cannabis Soda
Forbes
When Amy Ludlum, 32, and Peter Bishop, 29, co-founders of the San Francisco-based cannabis soda brand California Dreamin', first came up with the idea for what would later become their business, they just wanted to have fun. The millennial couple was ...

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Seniors home won't administer medical marijuana - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:16

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Seniors home won't administer medical marijuana
StCatharinesStandard.ca
... 70-year-old, a resident at Oakwood Park Lodge in Niagara Falls, had tried multiple medications but nothing helped to alleviate his discomfort. All that changed, however, when his physician prescribed cannabis oil, a substance extracted from the ...

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Denver 'Having Success' Regulating Legal Marijuana, Mayor Says - Forbes

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:50

Forbes

Denver 'Having Success' Regulating Legal Marijuana, Mayor Says
Forbes
... Hancock (D) campaigned against Colorado's marijuana legalization measure in 2012. But he now admits that in the years since voters ignored his advice and ended prohibition anyway, the city has been able to effectively regulate the cannabis industry ...
Facebook making it harder to find marijuana businesses, regulatorsMarijuana Business Daily

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Police chief calls for more cannabis clubs where drug can be used ... - The Guardian

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:44

The Guardian

Police chief calls for more cannabis clubs where drug can be used ...
The Guardian
North Wales police and crime commissioner says 'war on drugs' will continue to fail without radical change.
Cannabis club members warned of arrest riskThe Times

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Cannabis will soon be legal in Canada, but pot for pooches may take longer - CBC.ca

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:42

CBC.ca

Cannabis will soon be legal in Canada, but pot for pooches may take longer
CBC.ca
Canadian pets are a few steps closer to getting their paws on pot-based medical treatments in Canada as more cannabis companies research marijuana's efficacy for companion animals. Canopy Growth Corp. is the latest medical marijuana company to enter ...
Canopy Growth Announces Further Consolidation of Latin America Assets with Full Acquisition of Spectrum Cannabis ...PR Newswire

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Climate change turns Mideast breadbasket into cannabis farm - CNN - CNN

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 22:11

CNN

Climate change turns Mideast breadbasket into cannabis farm - CNN
CNN
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon (CNN) The farmer plucks a cannabis flower from a long stalk. He presses it against his nose, inhales deeply and begins to extol the ...

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Health Canada approves clinical trials for cannabis-laced pet food to treat animal anxiety - Toronto Star

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 19:43

Toronto Star

Health Canada approves clinical trials for cannabis-laced pet food to treat animal anxiety
Toronto Star
VANCOUVER—One of Canada's largest cannabis companies announced Wednesday it has received Health Canada approval for clinical trials of the effectiveness of cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol as a treatment for anxiety in animals. Dana M. Vaughn ...

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Marijuana odour complaints on the rise in Metro Vancouver - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 19:19

Vancouver Sun

Marijuana odour complaints on the rise in Metro Vancouver
Vancouver Sun
1, 2015, and July 31, 2018, Metro Vancouver, which regulates air quality in the region, received 250 complaints related to cannabis, all of which mentioned odour, in addition to other concerns such as light pollution, contaminants leaching into the ...

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The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved marijuana ... - Business Insider

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:25

Business Insider

The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved marijuana ...
Business Insider
On a call with investors this week, GW Pharmaceuticals revealed the price of Epidiolex, its newly-approved, marijuana-based drug for rare forms of epilepsy.
New Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Treatment to Cost $32500 a YearWall Street Journal
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) | Epilepsy FoundationEpilepsy Foundation
What is Dravet Syndrome? - Dravet Syndrome FoundationDravet Syndrome Foundation
Dr. John Mendelson
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Grimsby marijuana greenhouse to create up to 80 jobs - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:26

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Grimsby marijuana greenhouse to create up to 80 jobs
StCatharinesStandard.ca
Aleafia Health Inc. announced last week that it has closed its deal to purchase a 14,400-square metre (160,000-square-foot) greenhouse at 378 South Service Rd. — formerly Freeman Herbs — with plans to harvest its first crop of medical cannabis by the ...

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Police chief gives green light to cannabis users to grow and sell drug in their own home - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Police chief gives green light to cannabis users to grow and sell drug in their own home
Telegraph.co.uk
It comes amid growing concern over so-called “cannabis clubs” in Britain after the Telegraph revealed nearly 160 are already operating with impunity across the country. Possession of cannabis carries a maximum prison sentence of five years and an ...
Cannabis club members warned of arrest risk | News | The TimesThe Times

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Medical marijuana facility on Welland council agenda ... - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:26

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Medical marijuana facility on Welland council agenda ...
StCatharinesStandard.ca
A proposed medical marijuana production facility on Hagar Street in Welland would fall under legal nonconforming use under the city's new zoning bylaw, ...

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Marijuana companies with retail hopes eye 'massive' market of Canada's most populous province - Financial Post

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 05:04

Financial Post

Marijuana companies with retail hopes eye 'massive' market of Canada's most populous province
Financial Post
The cannabis industry is seizing upon the cracks that have emerged in Ontario's previous plan for selling legalized marijuana, in some cases offering to help lay the groundwork for private-sector retail. On Wednesday, the launch of a new “one-stop shop ...
Is Cannabis the New Cryptocurrency?The Motley Fool Canada
Bill would protect veterans, federal workers who use medical cannabisFOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Anti-Marijuana Funder Says Jailing Of Grandmother For Medical Cannabis No 'Big Deal'Marijuana Moment

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Nova Scotia breaking federal rules on cannabis marketing, critic says - CBC.ca

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:28

CBC.ca

Nova Scotia breaking federal rules on cannabis marketing, critic says
CBC.ca
Nova Scotia's cannabis retailer is being accused of violating federal regulations by "glamourizing and normalizing" marijuana, but the Crown corporation says it is simply educating consumers. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation recently unveiled the ...
NSLC breaking federal rules on cannabis advertising, prof saysTheChronicleHerald.ca

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How marijuana legalization will affect the workplace - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:01

The Globe and Mail

How marijuana legalization will affect the workplace
The Globe and Mail
This October, the legal, social and political landscapes of Canada will change dramatically when the purchase of recreational cannabis becomes legal. The latest data suggest roughly one in 10 Canadians were cannabis users in the past year, meaning few ...

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