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Someone 'donated' 5 pounds of marijuana to a Florida thrift shop - New York Post

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 21:40

New York Post

Someone 'donated' 5 pounds of marijuana to a Florida thrift shop
New York Post
Employees at the Pines Thrift Store in Sarasota, Florida, are scratching their heads after someone left nearly 5 pounds of marijuana outside the shop last week. Four bags of vacuum-sealed marijuana turned up inside a tote bag near the clothing drop-off ...
5 pounds of marijuana found among thrift store donationsABC News

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Orange marijuana business looks to start construction soon, open this year - The Recorder

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 20:00

The Recorder

Orange marijuana business looks to start construction soon, open this year
The Recorder
... Silver Therapeutics Inc. Chief Financial Officer Brendan McKee. According to McKee, the state's Cannabis Control Commission has deemed its application to sell recreational marijuana complete, and has indicated the application will be reviewed by ...

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Local business ready for legal cannabis sales - Winnipeg Free Press

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 13:52

Local business ready for legal cannabis sales
Winnipeg Free Press
In Manitoba, the minimum age to purchase cannabis will be 19, although 18 will be the minimum age to buy accessories. The province has approved four private companies to sell marijuana, including Delta 9, a Winnipeg company that is already licensed to ...

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Thrift shop workers find nearly 5 pounds of marijuana - KCRA Sacramento

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:02

KCRA Sacramento

Thrift shop workers find nearly 5 pounds of marijuana
KCRA Sacramento
Whoops! Someone dropped off a storage tote with marijuana at a Florida thrift shop. Police in Sarasota said employees of the Pine Thrift Shop found four vacuum-sealed bags of the illegal recreational substance inside the container in the after-hours ...
Florida thrift shop gets nearly 5 pounds of marijuana in unusual donation, cops sayFox News

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The Marijuana Files: how we got here - CityNews

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 11:39

CityNews

The Marijuana Files: how we got here
CityNews
Marijuana becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17, but there are still a lot of unknowns. That's why we're launching 'The Marijuana Files' – covering every angle of the intoxicating topic. Sep 03, 2018, 2:30 PM. Advertisement ...

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Ottawa universities and colleges prepare for legal cannabis - CBC.ca

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 11:27

CBC.ca

Ottawa universities and colleges prepare for legal cannabis
CBC.ca
Students returning to Ottawa's colleges and universities this fall could find that their ability to smoke recreational marijuana on campus may depend on which school they attend. Ontario will allow anyone over the age of 19 to purchase cannabis once it ...

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What is Marijuana Shake? - High Times

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 06:00

What is Marijuana Shake?
High Times
When it comes to marijuana shake, there's really not much one has to know. Basically, when you're storing a large amount of cannabis, it's not going to stay perfect forever. Some bits of leaves, stems, or segments of the plant get lost in the mix. This ...

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When it comes to marketing marijuana, selling the sizzle is off limits - CityNews

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 04:33

CityNews

When it comes to marketing marijuana, selling the sizzle is off limits
CityNews
No TV, no radio, no magazines or billboards — unlike flashy beer ads, marijuana is being treated more like a “sin product” similar to cigarettes and gambling, putting cannabis companies under very strict guidelines on how they can brand their bud ...

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Marijuana nearly legal in CNMI - Radio New Zealand

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 00:49

Radio New Zealand

Marijuana nearly legal in CNMI
Radio New Zealand
The cannabis bill allows adults 21 and older and patients with certain medical conditions to possess limited amounts of marijuana, marijuana-infused products, and marijuana extracts. It also creates a Homegrown Marijuana Registry, through which adults ...

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Amid opioid crisis, researchers aim to put medical marijuana to the test - NBCNews.com

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 23:57

NBCNews.com

Amid opioid crisis, researchers aim to put medical marijuana to the test
NBCNews.com
“The public consumption of cannabis has already far outpaced our scientific understanding,” said Chen, director of the Cannabis Research Initiative at the University of California, Los Angeles. “We really desperately need to catch up.” To that end, the ...
Can marijuana really replace prescription opioids for pain?Peoria Journal Star

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Big name investors are dipping their feet into marijuana - New York Post

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 21:25

New York Post

Big name investors are dipping their feet into marijuana
New York Post
Now, shares of marijuana companies are beginning to attract a few big-name investors. Billionaire Leon Cooperman piped up on a recent earnings call for Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based grower and seller of medicinal cannabis that recently went ...

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Groups push for tougher regulations for CA marijuana delivery - KCRA Sacramento

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 12:33

KCRA Sacramento

Groups push for tougher regulations for CA marijuana delivery
KCRA Sacramento
Marijuana delivered to your door. Advertisement. It's legal in California, but some groups are pushing for tougher regulations -- a move pot delivery companies say would be bad for business. Watch the video above for the full story. Groups push for ...

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Looming legalization gives rise to wave of cannabis startup accelerators - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 12:14

The Globe and Mail

Looming legalization gives rise to wave of cannabis startup accelerators
The Globe and Mail
... other business challenges, there have been relatively few mentors and programs to offer guidance. A new crop of cannabis-focused incubators and accelerators is hoping to change that by launching programs to assist fledgling firms in the marijuana ...

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Mexico will follow Canada's lead on cannabis, former president predicts - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 12:11

The Globe and Mail

Mexico will follow Canada's lead on cannabis, former president predicts
The Globe and Mail
Mexico's apparent move toward legalization is part of a global shift in attitudes to cannabis, typified by recreational legalization in Canada, Uruguay and nine U.S. states, and medical-marijuana legalization in countries such as Colombia and Germany.

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Health Canada's cannabis education campaign 'nuanced and subtle,' expert says - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 10:59

The Globe and Mail

Health Canada's cannabis education campaign 'nuanced and subtle,' expert says
The Globe and Mail
In the past, public health campaigns warning of the harmful effects of drugs delivered one resounding message: Don't do it. But now that the federal government has decided to legalize marijuana, Health Canada has undertaken new strategies to try and ...
Ahead Of Marijuana Legalization, Health Canada Is Shifting Its Stance On WeedHuffPost Canada

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Marijuana debate raises questions for local officials - Gazettextra

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 02:01

Gazettextra

Marijuana debate raises questions for local officials
Gazettextra
Maurer fears more illegal marijuana farming in the county if cannabis became legal. A legal marijuana market could attract “transient criminals” from neighboring states who wish to grow marijuana illegally and sell it on the black market, he said.

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Marijuana industry hoping stereotypes go up in smoke - The Daily Progress

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 21:15

The Daily Progress

Marijuana industry hoping stereotypes go up in smoke
The Daily Progress
But with a multibillion-dollar industry beginning to flower — marijuana is now legal in some form in 30 states — cannabis advocates are pushing to dispel the idea that people who toke up still live on the couches in their parents' basements and spend ...

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The difference between real and synthetic cannabis - Newshub

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 17:45

Newshub

The difference between real and synthetic cannabis
Newshub
On July 19, 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration warned consumers that another batch of synthetic marijuana had been laced with rat poison. In 10 states and the District of Columbia, hundreds of people were hospitalized with severe bleeding, and ...

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As legalization nears, Calgary-area towns have approved few cannabis stores - Calgary Herald

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 14:09

Calgary Herald

As legalization nears, Calgary-area towns have approved few cannabis stores
Calgary Herald
With pot legalization just a month-and-a-half away, Calgary-area bedroom communities have granted only a handful of cannabis store approvals and are grappling with regulating reefers. Some of them have yet to decide on an approval process, store ...

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