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Medley of Agencies Tasked to Enforce California Cannabis Law - Leafly

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 14:10

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Medley of Agencies Tasked to Enforce California Cannabis Law
Leafly
“Without a central point for coordinating action statewide, accomplishing this will be a huge challenge.” The bill will be considered when legislative sessions resume in January. Ajax worked for 20 years in the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control ...
Hippy dream now a billion-dollar industry with California set to legalise cannabisThe Guardian
Will small marijuana farmers be wiped out when pot goes legal in California?Chicago Daily Herald
Trying to fly with weed in California probably won't get you arrestedCNBC
South Bend Tribune -KHOU -Forbes
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Marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides to face fines ... - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 11:48

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Marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides to face fines ...
The Globe and Mail
The fines will be enshrined in federal legislation as a way to clamp down on unauthorized use of dangerous chemicals by licensed cannabis growers, according to Health Canada.

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British holidaymakers in California can buy recreational CANNABIS from 2018 - Express.co.uk

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 01:17

Express.co.uk

British holidaymakers in California can buy recreational CANNABIS from 2018
Express.co.uk
From tomorrow, adults in the American state will be able to get the drug from shops offering everything from ready-rolled joints to cannabis-infused cookies and brownies. Major Hollywood stars such as Whoopi Goldberg, Woody Harrelson and Charlie Sheen ...
California to begin ban on 'open containers,' use of cannabis on the roadSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Northern California Pot Distributor Wants Its Seized Marijuana BackCBS San Francisco Bay Area

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More Crime Near Alcohol And Tobacco Shops Than Marijuana Dispensaries, Study Finds - Marijuana Moment

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 15:36

Marijuana Moment

More Crime Near Alcohol And Tobacco Shops Than Marijuana Dispensaries, Study Finds
Marijuana Moment
The researchers also looked at grocery and convenience stores that sell alcohol and tobacco, finding that those places had much lower nearby crime rates than the dedicated alcohol- and tobacco-specific retail outlets. That result suggests that crime ...

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Hippy dream now a billion-dollar industry with California set to legalise cannabis - The Guardian

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 15:11

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Hippy dream now a billion-dollar industry with California set to legalise cannabis
The Guardian
Customers at MedMen, a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. Use of the drug to ease pain and disease has already been decriminalised in California. Photograph: Richard Vogel/AP. California is not the trailblazer. Colorado grabbed that mantle in ...
Trying to fly with weed in California probably won't get you arrestedCNBC
California moves into its marijuana future on Jan. 1. Some readers are not eager to make the leapLos Angeles Times
Puff, Puff, Pass: Marijuana Goes Legit in California Jan. 1 - The RootThe Root
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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Joint in Harvard Square - Harvard Crimson

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 12:13

Harvard Crimson

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Joint in Harvard Square
Harvard Crimson
Healthy Pharms Inc., a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary, opened for business within The Red House restaurant at 98 Winthrop St. Saturday. The shop will be open daily from noon to 6 p.m.. The Cambridge location marks the second ...

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Maine's Regulated Marijuana Market Could Still Be Saved - Forbes - Forbes

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 10:14

Forbes

Maine's Regulated Marijuana Market Could Still Be Saved - Forbes
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Maine Governor Paul LePage vetoed a marijuana regulation bill in November. But some lawmakers are hopeful that the state could till pass regulations by its February deadline.

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Town Swaps Chocolate for Marijuana and Sees Revival of Fortunes - Fortune

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 09:20

Fortune

Town Swaps Chocolate for Marijuana and Sees Revival of Fortunes
Fortune
Smiths Falls, Ontario — population 8,885 — is seeing a revival of fortunes since medical marijuana producer Tweed Inc. set up shop four years ago in an abandoned Hershey Co. chocolate factory. The company, since renamed Canopy Growth Corp., has ...

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Flying high: California celebrates New Year as latest US state to fully legalise cannabis - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 08:44

Telegraph.co.uk

Flying high: California celebrates New Year as latest US state to fully legalise cannabis
Telegraph.co.uk
Flying high: California celebrates New Year as latest US state to fully legalise cannabis. 9. Jars of marijuana are on display for sale at the Cali Gold Genetics booth during the High Times Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino Credit: Richard Vogel/AP. David ...

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California's cannabis market is expected to soar to $5.1 billion — and it's going to be bigger than beer - Business Insider

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 05:37

San Francisco Examiner

California's cannabis market is expected to soar to $5.1 billion — and it's going to be bigger than beer
Business Insider
A report from the cannabis industry research firm BDS Analytics estimates sales of cannabis to hit $3.7 billion in 2018 alone, and predict that number will increase to $5.1 billion in 2019 as more dispensaries come online. For comparison, beer sales in ...
Legal cannabis sales begin Monday in California, but not in SFSan Francisco Examiner

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Who gets the dog in a divorce and other state laws going into effect in 2018 - CNN

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 04:00

CNN

Who gets the dog in a divorce and other state laws going into effect in 2018
CNN
California becomes the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana. As long as you're over the age of 21, you can buy pot without a medical card thanks to Proposition 64, which voters approved in 2016. But marijuana may not be available right on ...

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Traveling to California for Legal Cannabis? Here's What to Know - Leafly

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 19:23

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Traveling to California for Legal Cannabis? Here's What to Know
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Sorry, Los Angeles won't be one of the cities where stores are open when the state-regulated market launches on New Year's Day. (TriggerPhoto/iStock). It's been a strange year. You're forgiven if you don't feel quite ready for 2018. But if you're ...

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Marijuana's impact on our health - KFSN-TV

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 18:38

KFSN-TV

Marijuana's impact on our health
KFSN-TV
Some Valley doctors are concerned about the rise of a mysterious illness that's been connected to cannabis. Shane from Hanford walks into the Fresno office of 420 Compassionate Care MD to get his medical marijuana card. Cannabis the only remedy that ...
Rush for Marijuana ETFs Getting StrongerNasdaq
Central Florida's First Green Bank will no longer handle cannabis industry's cashOrlando Weekly (blog)

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The Cannador: The Solution to Humidity and Cannabis - Forbes

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 16:35

Forbes

The Cannador: The Solution to Humidity and Cannabis
Forbes
It's hard to live in an apartment without modern heating systems that provide humidity along with the warm air. Such is the case again this year, and with the recent cold snap, the air inside this apartment is tinder dry- sparks fly from the fingertips ...

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Aurora Cannabis purchases 450K shares of CanniMed Therapeutics - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 16:07

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Aurora Cannabis purchases 450K shares of CanniMed Therapeutics
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An acrimonious takeover battle between the two marijuana companies was in the regulatory spotlight earlier in the month at a joint hearing involving the Saskatchewan and Ontario securities commissions. Both have said they are pleased with a regulatory ...

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Truro firm months away from producing medical marijuana - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 14:03

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Truro firm months away from producing medical marijuana
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But for Evan Price, getting involved in the medical marijuana production industry wasn't entirely about growing his bottom line. “Far too many family members and neighbours in this area are coming down with harsh (medical) diagnoses,” the Valley ...

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Shares of several Canadian cannabis companies temporarily halted on TSX - CBC.ca

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:54

CBC.ca

Shares of several Canadian cannabis companies temporarily halted on TSX
CBC.ca
Canadian marijuana companies were riding high in the latest quarter as they ramped up production capacity ahead of the deadline for the legalization of recreational cannabis next summer while also extending their reach outside the country's borders ...
Aurora Cannabis purchases 450K shares of CanniMed ...Globalnews.ca
Trading of several Canadian cannabis companies temporarily halted amid volatile tradingThe Globe and Mail

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Grower Stories: How 5 Cultivators Came to Thrive in the Legal Cannabis Market - Leafly

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:23

Leafly

Grower Stories: How 5 Cultivators Came to Thrive in the Legal Cannabis Market
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Josh Kelsch, 35, of Pure Joy Family Farm in Cheney, Washington grows cannabis indoors using a custom, organic coco/soil blend. He has been growing for over 10 years. Before legalization, he held down sales jobs and worked in fabrication while growing ...

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Big marijuana stocks temporarily halted after sudden drop in share ... - Financial Post

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 10:42

Financial Post

Big marijuana stocks temporarily halted after sudden drop in share ...
Financial Post
Aphria Inc., Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Canopy Growth Corp. saw trading of their shares temporarily frozen just after noon on Friday.
Your letters: Cannabis law must be right, not quick | Toronto StarToronto Star

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Marijuana firms in cloudy haze over banking woes - Reuters - Reuters

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 06:24

Reuters

Marijuana firms in cloudy haze over banking woes - Reuters
Reuters
Zach Lazarus, chief executive officer of A Green Alternative, a marijuana dispensary in San Diego, California, has lost count every time he re-opened a bank account after it was closed because of his connection to the cannabis industry.
California marijuana laws: When will it be legalised, and what will happen?The Independent
'We are overwhelmed': Some California police fear more crime with marijuana legalizationLos Angeles Times
Police Brace for New California Marijuana LawsNBC Bay Area
KYMA -Reno Gazette Journal -Fortune
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