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Cannabis seized from alleged unauthorized Saskatoon storefront - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:06

Globalnews.ca

Cannabis seized from alleged unauthorized Saskatoon storefront
Globalnews.ca
Police were called to the 2100-block of St. George Avenue just before 9:30 a.m. CT on Sunday for break-in at a business. READ MORE: Saskatoon police bust illegal cannabis outlet. Story continues below. Related. Police hope Saskatoon's illegal pot ...
Weekend break-in leads to police raid on Saskatoon marijuana ...CBC.ca
Police respond to break and enter only to discover an illegal cannabis outletSaskatoon StarPhoenix

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Synthetic cannabinoids linked to severe bleeding, deaths in ... - Washington Post

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:58

ABC News

Synthetic cannabinoids linked to severe bleeding, deaths in ...
Washington Post
Health officials in Illinois are warning people about mock marijuana that is spreading across Chicago and the central part of the state, causing severe bleeding among users and, in some cases, death. Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as K2 or Spice ...
Spotlighting the effects and dangers of K2, or synthetic marijuanaABC News
Two deaths, 54 other cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed in IllinoisCNN
2 Illinois Deaths Linked to Use of Synthetic MarijuanaChicago Tonight | WTTW
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Cannabis is thriving but brands like MedMen still find buying ads a slow burn - AdAge.com

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 06:20

AdAge.com

Cannabis is thriving but brands like MedMen still find buying ads a slow burn
AdAge.com
Even in states where pot is legal for recreational use, retailers are having a hard time placing ads. There's a complete lid on TV and radio ads, for instance, and the acceptance of outdoor ads is inconsistent. And Facebook and Instagram continue to ...

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Can cannabis byproducts be reused? A Senate committee wants to ... - CBC.ca

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 05:24

CBC.ca

Can cannabis byproducts be reused? A Senate committee wants to ...
CBC.ca
A group of senators led by P.E.I.'s Diane Griffin is studying what can be done with cannabis byproducts.

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The next big thing in marijuana won't get you high - Quartz

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:00

Quartz

The next big thing in marijuana won't get you high
Quartz
CBD is one of the many chemical compounds in a class called “cannabinoids” that naturally occur in cannabis plants. While THC is the most famous of cannabinoids for its ability to get us high, CBD is a rapidly rising star for its capacity to deliver ...

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City of Calgary staff recommend bylaw to ban public consumption of cannabis - Times Colonist

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 01:08

City of Calgary staff recommend bylaw to ban public consumption of cannabis
Times Colonist
Exceptions would be made for people with medical marijuana licences, as well as for festivals where people could consume cannabis in areas similar to beer gardens. "The effects of cannabis on a person can vary depending on the individual and the strain ...

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Regulated marijuana production test will include health warnings: Volkskrant - DutchNews.nl

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 00:17

Regulated marijuana production test will include health warnings: Volkskrant
DutchNews.nl
Growers will be asked to go through a public tender process for the contracts and will have to fulfill strict conditions. For example, they will have to meet centrally-agreed rules on packaging (which will include a health warning similar to tobacco ...

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Maximum of 10 Dutch municipalities to test regulated cannabis: report - NL Times

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 22:37

NL Times

Maximum of 10 Dutch municipalities to test regulated cannabis: report
NL Times
Only after this evaluation will a decision be made on whether to introduce regulated cannabis cultivation and sale nationwide. The bill also contains strict requirements for packaging and transport of the regulated cannabis. In this way the government ...

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Police enforcement of marijuana shops will level playing field, says ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 17:44

Police enforcement of marijuana shops will level playing field, says ...
CBC.ca
Jason Childs, an associate professor of economics at the University of Regina, says dispensaries that were raided could have damaged their chance to apply for a licence. Six unlicensed retailers were raided last week in Regina.

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Legalized medical cannabis lowers opioid use, study finds - Science Daily

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 17:40

Science Daily

Legalized medical cannabis lowers opioid use, study finds
Science Daily
We're just observing what changes when medical cannabis laws are enacted, and we see big reductions in opiate use." The researchers examined all common prescriptions opiates, including hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, methadone and fentanyl. Because ...
Opioids prescribed less in states where medical marijuana legal, studies findThe Guardian
Getting too high? Canadian marijuana stocks skyrocket, raising bubble fearsMarketWatch
Cannabis Investors Could Reap A Pot Of Gold, Says AnalystForbes
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The verdict's in: From marijuana to murder in a Durham parking lot - Durham Herald Sun

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:46

Durham Herald Sun

The verdict's in: From marijuana to murder in a Durham parking lot
Durham Herald Sun
He said Farley took the lead in setting up the drug deal after he asked her to connect him to a marijuana source. Clayton reached out to Farley late that afternoon., asking if she could help connect him to a source to buy two ounces of marijuana, he ...

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Two deaths, 54 other cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed in Illinois - CNN

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:40

ScienceAlert

Two deaths, 54 other cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed in Illinois
CNN
(CNN) Synthetic cannabinoids -- often called Spice, K2 or fake weed -- have been tied to 56 cases of severe bleeding, including two deaths, across Chicago and areas in central Illinois. All of the cases required hospitalization related to coughing up ...
'Legal' Synthetic Cannabis Has Killed 2 People And Left Others Bleeding From Their EyesScienceAlert
Synthetic Marijuana Is Making People Bleed From Their Eyes and Earsmenshealth.com
One dead and 38 in hospital as synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison leads to users bleeding from their mouths ...South China Morning Post
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Opioids prescribed less in states where medical marijuana legal, studies find - The Guardian

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:31

The Guardian

Opioids prescribed less in states where medical marijuana legal, studies find
The Guardian
And marijuana laws vary significantly. People who rely on Medicaid or Medicare Part D are generally poor, disabled and elderly, meaning the findings may not apply to the population in general. Further, it is unclear whether people avoided opioids when ...
Cannabis Investors Could Reap A Pot Of Gold, Says AnalystForbes
Legalized medical cannabis lowers opioid use, study findsScience Daily
Medical marijuana users set lobbying push on federal cannabis tax proposalCTV News
MarketWatch -Toronto Star
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Medical marijuana may reduce opioid use a little - NBC News - NBCNews.com

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:50

NBCNews.com

Medical marijuana may reduce opioid use a little - NBC News
NBCNews.com
Fewer people used opioids in states that legalized the use of medical marijuana, researchers said. Maybe medical cannabis could fight the opioid abuse epidemic.
DC Marijuana Justice hands out free cannabis at HUD to protest public housing lawsWJLA

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Where Marijuana Is Legal, Opioid Prescriptions Fall - Scientific American

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:00

Scientific American

Where Marijuana Is Legal, Opioid Prescriptions Fall
Scientific American
As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary. Two papers published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine analyzing more than five years of ...
Legal marijuana linked to reduction in opioid prescriptionsCBC.ca
Medical Marijuana May Be Slowing Opioid Epidemic : Shots - Health ...NPR
Legal marijuana could help offset opioid epidemic - CNN - CNN.comCNN
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Legal Marijuana States Have Lower Opioid Use, New Studies Show - Forbes

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:01

Forbes

Legal Marijuana States Have Lower Opioid Use, New Studies Show
Forbes
"Medical cannabis laws are associated with significant reductions in opioid prescribing in the Medicare Part D population," concludes one paper from researchers at the University of Georgia, Athens. "This finding was particularly strong in states that ...

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Alaska marijuana-testing lab closes, leaving only 2 in state - The Seattle Times

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 16:17

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Alaska marijuana-testing lab closes, leaving only 2 in state
The Seattle Times
Steep Hill rents office space in Anchorage and was informed by its landlord late last year that Wells Fargo — which holds a loan on the building — was preparing to call the loan because it had learned that Steep Hill was a marijuana business. Alaska ...
Alaska marijuana testing lab closes, leaving only 2 in state - KTUUKTUU.com
Wells Fargo forces cannabis lab closureKenai Peninsula Online

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Tribune Editorial: Utah has a drug problem. It's not marijuana. - Salt Lake Tribune

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 15:07

Salt Lake Tribune

Tribune Editorial: Utah has a drug problem. It's not marijuana.
Salt Lake Tribune
What is also certain is that our drug problem is not, has not been and — no matter the fate of a referendum now working its way toward the state ballot — will not be marijuana. A petition drive favoring a vote on making medical uses of cannabis legal ...

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Recreational marijuana licensing to begin Monday - The Boston Globe - The Boston Globe

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 13:20

The Boston Globe

Recreational marijuana licensing to begin Monday - The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe
On Monday at noon, decades of debate all come down to this: a click of a computer mouse by a state technology contractor. With that, the Massachusetts state government's system for legal pot use will blink to life, and businesses can begin applying for ...

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Flower growers benefit from cannabis boom - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 12:49

The Globe and Mail

Flower growers benefit from cannabis boom
The Globe and Mail
Many growers are being cautious with their expansion plans, worried in part about a potential oversupply of cannabis that could send some growers back to flowers or other greenhouse crops. “The real issue here is that we don't know what this will look ...
Treasurer still working on solution to medical marijuana banking crisisWV News
Wall Street experiments with marijuana investmentsFinancial Times
Landlords unsatisfied with proposed cannabis restrictionsGlobalnews.ca
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