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More Banks Are Welcoming Marijuana Businesses, Federal Data ... - Forbes

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:00

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More Banks Are Welcoming Marijuana Businesses, Federal Data ...
Forbes
New federal data shows a steady increase in the number of banks that are willing to open accounts for marijuana businesses even as Attorney General Jeff Sessions signals that a cannabis crackdown could be in the works.
Big Week For Marijuana In State CapitolsMarijuana Moment
Marijuana Legalization 2018: Which States Might Consider ...Newsweek
Will Michigan Legalize Marijuana In 2018? A Vote Is LikelyCBS Detroit

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Canadian pot stocks start 2018 with a bang amid California legalization - Financial Post

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:28

Financial Post

Canadian pot stocks start 2018 with a bang amid California legalization
Financial Post
Long line ups to buy marijuana in California and a new ETF sent Canadian pot stocks roaring into the new year. THC BioMed International Ltd. surged 70 per cent intraday and CannaRoyalty Corp. jumped 27 per cent at 2:38 p.m. in Toronto on Tuesday ...

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More pets are being sickened by marijuana, vets warn | CTV News - CTV News

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:51

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More pets are being sickened by marijuana, vets warn | CTV News
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Veterinarians say they're seeing an increasing number of dogs sickened after ingesting marijuana, and are warning pet owners to take care as Canada prepares for cannabis legalization this year.
Increasing numbers of pets are being sickened by marijuana, veterinarians warnGlobalnews.ca

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Britain's cannabis dogma defies common sense and ensures only bad policy - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29

Telegraph.co.uk

Britain's cannabis dogma defies common sense and ensures only bad policy
Telegraph.co.uk
There was great hilarity in the Johnston household on Christmas Day when the oldest member of our festive family gathering received an unlikely present: cannabis. Before the Met Police send their drugs squad round to confiscate the spliffs, I hasten to ...

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Dogs overdosing on marijuana, veterinarian warns - Nova Scotia ... - CBC.ca

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 08:12

CBC.ca

Dogs overdosing on marijuana, veterinarian warns - Nova Scotia ...
CBC.ca
With legalized marijuana on the horizon, a Nova Scotia vet says he's seeing an increase in dogs overdosing on pot, even as interest grows in treating pets with cannabis oil.

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Federal government targets black – and grey – markets with legal cannabis - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 02:04

The Globe and Mail

Federal government targets black – and grey – markets with legal cannabis
The Globe and Mail
In a joint interview, federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and her parliamentary secretary, former Toronto police chief Bill Blair, said the new regime for legal marijuana will vary by province, as different rules are being put in place for ...

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Legal marijuana off to blazing start in California - Capital FM Kenya

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 22:58

Capital FM Kenya

Legal marijuana off to blazing start in California
Capital FM Kenya
Californians can get up to 28.5 grams (one ounce) of cannabis without a prescription and grow up to six plants per residence. The waiting room is filled with men and women of all ages, many regulars who live in this desert region, some two hours east ...

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California's cannabis freedom comes with rules - KTVU San Francisco

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 18:32

KTVU San Francisco

California's cannabis freedom comes with rules
KTVU San Francisco
Taking cannabis anywhere where it might be subject to Federal screening, such as at an airport or border checkpoint, could result in substantial legal liability. Only those over age 21, can legally grow no more than six marijuana plants at home. "Not ...
Crowds gather at 6 am to celebrate first sales of recreational cannabis in BerkeleyBerkeleyside
$4B Brave New World: Updates on the launch of California's recreational marijuana marketMarijuana Business Daily

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Houston men arrested in Illinois for allegedly trafficking 1000 pounds of marijuana - Chron.com

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 15:30

Chron.com

Houston men arrested in Illinois for allegedly trafficking 1000 pounds of marijuana
Chron.com
Muhammad Usama, 21, and Syed Ahmad, 43, were in an RV near a Loves Travel Stop in South Jacksonville around 10 a.m. when a drug dog detected something, according to a news release from the sheriff's office in Morgan County, Illinois. The driver gave ...
Drug bust nets marijuana worth millionsWAND
Authorities find half a ton of marijuana, worth almost $5 million, in RVJacksonville Journal Courier

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Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot - CNN

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 14:00

CNN

Californians line up to legally buy recreational pot
CNN
(CNN) California began selling recreational marijuana Monday in what's seen as a milestone in the mainstreaming of the weed, and hundreds lined up to buy it. Lines formed outside stores licensed to sell the drug long before opening hours, and store ...
Customers queue as California allows sales of recreational marijuanaTelegraph.co.uk
California rings in new year with broad legalization of marijuanaThe Guardian
California legalises recreational cannabiseuronews
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Drug dealers posting huge consignments of cannabis around the UK to evade checks, police warn - The Independent

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:08

The Independent

Drug dealers posting huge consignments of cannabis around the UK to evade checks, police warn
The Independent
Drug dealers are increasingly using the post to send large consignments of cannabis around the UK in efforts to evade checks at ports, police have warned. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and Border Force officials have recently ...
Brazen drug dealers sending cannabis by post, detective warnsIndependent.ie

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Humbolt County gets the green light: How business is changing as ... - CNBC

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 08:25

CNBC

Humbolt County gets the green light: How business is changing as ...
CNBC
The historic epicenter of the marijuana industry and of America's pot culture in general is remote Humboldt County, California.

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High time: introducing the Guardian's new cannabis column for grownups - The Guardian

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 03:00

The Guardian

High time: introducing the Guardian's new cannabis column for grownups
The Guardian
Among other things, cannabis can be fun, and in some patients it relieves certain kinds of suffering. In the US, legalization is an important victory for criminal justice reform, and racist “war on drugs” tactics which continue to ruin many lives. For ...

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Mike Tyson Starting Marijuana Empire, Breaks Ground On 'Tyson ... - The Blast

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 02:12

The Blast

Mike Tyson Starting Marijuana Empire, Breaks Ground On 'Tyson ...
The Blast
Mike Tyson is starting 2018 on a high note by leading the charge on a cannabis resort that aims at not only producing high quality strains of bud, but also implementing cutting-edge technology to advance the research on marijuana health benefits.
Mike Tyson ranch: Boxing legend's marijuana revolutionNEWS.com.au
Former US heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson to cash in on California marijuana legislation with cannabis farmWide World of Sports
Mike Tyson Starts Marijuana Empire With 'Tyson Ranch'PopCulture.com

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California Turns Over a New Leaf as Legalization of Marijuana Takes Effect - TIME

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:53

TIME

California Turns Over a New Leaf as Legalization of Marijuana Takes Effect
TIME
Jamie Garzot, founder of the 530 Cannabis shop in Northern California's Shasta Lake, said she's concerned that when the current crop dries up, there will be a shortage of marijuana that meets state regulations. Her outlet happens to be close to some of ...

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Should US marijuana laws address past drug convictions? - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:51

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Should US marijuana laws address past drug convictions?
Aljazeera.com
Smith, now 28, said he was with a friend on the property in the town of Chico, about 145km north of Sacramento, when two vehicles pulled up. Federal law enforcement agents approached the pair and told them to get on the ground. Smith was arrested and ...

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Recreational Marijuana Legalized In California Jan. 1, But New Law Is Smoky - Deadline

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 18:02

Deadline

Recreational Marijuana Legalized In California Jan. 1, But New Law Is Smoky
Deadline
Thanks to the passage of Proposition 64 in November, 2016, legalizing the sale and cultivation of recreational marijuana for adults, California will be the biggest state to legalize by far. Despite the proposition passing by 57 percent, it still ...
Recreational cannabis use becomes legal in CaliforniaBBC News
California pot shops prepare for their first day of legal recreational marijuana salesLos Angeles Times
Marijuana is legal in California Jan. 1. But you won't be able to buy it everywhere.Washington Post
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Florida's Medical Marijuana Industry Is Losing Its Bank, But Others ... - Forbes

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 15:31

Forbes

Florida's Medical Marijuana Industry Is Losing Its Bank, But Others ...
Forbes
First Green Bank was serving six out of seven of the state's licensed cannabis producers. Now, other financial institutions are stepping up to the plate.
New Hampshire Lawmakers Could OK Legal Marijuana This Week ...Marijuana Moment

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How will legalizing marijuana impact police work? - USA TODAY

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 14:28

USA TODAY

How will legalizing marijuana impact police work?
USA TODAY
There is no roadside test comparable to the Portable Breath Test used for alcohol, she said. The Colorado State Patrol is involved in a pilot program using a saliva swab as a possible roadside test for marijuana, which law enforcement officials have ...

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Here's the lowdown on recreational marijuana starting New Year's Day in Sacramento - Sacramento Bee

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 14:16

Sacramento Bee

Here's the lowdown on recreational marijuana starting New Year's Day in Sacramento
Sacramento Bee
Maybe you want to participate in the historical moment, the day when the nation's largest producer of cannabis becomes the country's largest legal marijuana market. Or maybe you just want to nurse a hangover from New Year's Eve with a few tokes ...
Sacramento Dispensaries Prepare for Recreational Marijuana SalesFOX40

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