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Information key for older Calgarians uncertain about cannabis - Toronto Star

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 23:02

Toronto Star

Information key for older Calgarians uncertain about cannabis
Toronto Star
CALGARY—Standing on his front porch one morning, facing a vegetable garden filled with the last of the summer's beans and tomatoes, Rick Beaver lights a joint. He smoked his first in 1968, when he was 15 years old. Though he enjoyed weed for most of ...

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With cannabis legalization, it's not the teens we have to worry about. It's seniors - Toronto Star

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 16:22

Toronto Star

With cannabis legalization, it's not the teens we have to worry about. It's seniors
Toronto Star
More accurately, they are concerned, according to a survey commissioned by OrganiGram Inc., a Canadian medical marijuana producer, that they lack the resources necessary to educate their kids about the risks involved in lighting up, getting high, or as ...
American Investors Pile Into Marijuana ETFBloomberg
Trump Launches Secret Committee to Fight Marijuana for Some ReasonComplex
Trump Creates Secret Committee To Combat MarijuanaHotNewHipHop
The Hill -BuzzFeed News
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Dayton voters to decide whether to end penalties for marijuana violations - Dayton Daily News

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 16:03

Dayton Daily News

Dayton voters to decide whether to end penalties for marijuana violations
Dayton Daily News
According to the marijuana-legalization advocacy group Norml, more than 50 jurisdictions in a dozen states have enacted laws or resolutions to decriminalize minor cannabis possession offenses. This includes Toledo, where voters in 2015 overwhelmingly ...
Decriminalization of marijuana to appear on ballot in DaytonWDTN.com

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Fears of being 'outed' as a cannabis user linger as cybersecurity concerns hang over legalization - Toronto Star

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 15:46

Toronto Star

Fears of being 'outed' as a cannabis user linger as cybersecurity concerns hang over legalization
Toronto Star
VANCOUVER—Questions around how consumer data will be protected by cannabis retailers continue to loom large for some Canadians. And those questions are becoming more complicated as legalization approaches and a number of key concerns remain ...

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5 things to know about the expanded medical marijuana law in Illinois - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 13:24

Chicago Tribune

5 things to know about the expanded medical marijuana law in Illinois
Chicago Tribune
Despite Rauner's endorsement of the new law, he has resisted other proposed expansions of medical cannabis and has said he's not in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana. But his Democratic November opponent, J.B. Pritzker, has endorsed full ...
New Illinois law allows medical marijuana pain prescriptionsWTHITV.com
Rauner OKs medical marijuana to replace opioids, passes on recreational potChicago Sun-Times
Rauner's new medical marijuana law aimed to fight nation's opioid addictionKFVS
WGN-TV
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A Look At The Limitless Possibilities Of Drinkable Cannabis - Forbes

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:15

Forbes

A Look At The Limitless Possibilities Of Drinkable Cannabis
Forbes
As chefs and extractors grasp just how limitless the creation of cannabis-infused food can be, some are taking things one step further with cannabis you can drink. And even there, the opportunity sprawls from cold brew and kombucha, to ginger ale and ...

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Why We Feel Cannabis Producer Tilray Is Currently Overvalued - Forbes

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:46

Forbes

Why We Feel Cannabis Producer Tilray Is Currently Overvalued
Forbes
Cannabis company Tilray Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TLRY) stock has soared since its debut on NASDAQ, increasing a scarcely believable 200%. The euphoria surrounding the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada, the potential of tie-ups with alcohol giants ...
Opinion: Marijuana investors have a new reason to believe they will get richMarketWatch
Is This Marijuana Stock Outrageously Overpriced?Motley Fool
Weed stocks are surging after one of Canada's largest cannabis companies doubled its quarterly sales (TLRY)Markets Insider

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Why Is Homegrown Cannabis Federally Illegal? - Forbes

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 08:15

Forbes

Why Is Homegrown Cannabis Federally Illegal?
Forbes
Medical marijuana patients often ask why, if their state allows it, they cannot legally grow their own cannabis plants at home for personal use that does not impact interstate commerce. Many patients feel that it is less expensive and more fun ...

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With A Wave Of Consolidation, The Cannabis Industry Rises To The Next Level - Forbes

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 06:43

Forbes

With A Wave Of Consolidation, The Cannabis Industry Rises To The Next Level
Forbes
Large corporations are still squeamish about investing in cannabis. This means great opportunities for smaller players. At the end of July, the cannabis industry watched as two Canadian companies set a new record. Aurora Cannabis acquired MedReleaf ...
How to Invest in Marijuana StocksMotley Fool
3 Reasons Marijuana Stocks Are Soaring, Once AgainYahoo Finance

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State marijuana panel is getting a lot of criticism after a recent ruling - The Boston Globe

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:48

The Boston Globe

State marijuana panel is getting a lot of criticism after a recent ruling
The Boston Globe
The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission is facing a growing backlash over its recent decision not to crack down on excessive payments from marijuana companies to municipalities — but with state legislators unlikely to force the commission's hand ...

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Legal marijuana industry tries to shake 'stoner' stereotypes - The Seattle Times

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 22:20

Legal marijuana industry tries to shake 'stoner' stereotypes
The Seattle Times
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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Some Canadian Universities Will Allow Marijuana On Campus - Forbes

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 20:19

Forbes

Some Canadian Universities Will Allow Marijuana On Campus
Forbes
Accomplishing this goal, however, takes conviction, a tremendous amount of focus and, depending on the student's extracurricular interests and disposition towards inebriating substances, enough mind-ripping marijuana to choke an inbred Russian ...

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Time For Colleges To Give Cannabis A Try? - Forbes

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 20:19

Forbes

Time For Colleges To Give Cannabis A Try?
Forbes
From dorm rooms to classrooms, cannabis in college has come a long way. As both medical and recreational marijuana markets have soared, so too have career opportunities. In the 38 states with some form of legal marijuana, patients (and those who just ...

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California's recreational cannabis industry is booming — but regulations are posing a unique threat - Business Insider

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 19:21

Business Insider

California's recreational cannabis industry is booming — but regulations are posing a unique threat
Business Insider
Recreational cannabis has become a major industry in California. The price of cannabis in California has become an immediate hiccup that has initially angered consumers, reducing expected demand and state revenues. The effective sales tax on a gram of ...
California Cannabis: A Golden Opportunity With Unique ChallengesVisual Capitalist (blog)
Meet the leader of LA's cannabis revolutionFast Company
Central State medical pot lab will require more police, armored truckDayton Daily News
Yahoo Finance
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Cannabis company stopped from building oversized Hamilton greenhouse says it will now grow potted plants instead - Toronto Star

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 17:42

Toronto Star

Cannabis company stopped from building oversized Hamilton greenhouse says it will now grow potted plants instead
Toronto Star
City council denied an application in July from federally licensed grower The Green Organic Dutchman to build a 130,000-square-foot greenhouse for medical marijuana on Jerseyville Road. City planners had recommended the project despite a bylaw size ...

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Beverage makers explore entries to Canadian cannabis sector - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 17:00

The Globe and Mail

Beverage makers explore entries to Canadian cannabis sector
The Globe and Mail
The rise of a legal cannabis market has stoked fears among brewers and soft-drink makers that marijuana will dent already declining or stagnating sales. On the eve of legalization in Canada, some of these companies are trying to understand the ...
Top cannabis exec: Expect to see more strategic investment coming to cannabisCNBC
Marijuana Users Being Turned Away From Cannabis Industry JobsForbes
Marijuana Stocks Just Keep Going Higher: 'This Is Like Bitcoin Levels'Barron's
Toronto Star -SmallCapPower (press release) -Financial Post -Bloomberg
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Tilray CEO on first earnings report and growing cannabis industry - CNBC

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 14:03

CNBC

Tilray CEO on first earnings report and growing cannabis industry
CNBC
Tilray CEO on first earnings report and growing cannabis industry. 8 Hours Ago. Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy discusses his company's growth alongside the expansion of the medical pot industry as a whole. Watch CNBC Live TV ...

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Researchers ID genes that could make you more likely to try cannabis - Ars Technica

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 13:07

Ars Technica

Researchers ID genes that could make you more likely to try cannabis
Ars Technica
Laws regarding marijuana use are changing even as scientists are still trying to understand why people use it and the overall effects of using it. Now, a study is wading in by examining how genetics influences people's tendency to try pot. But the ...
We Now Have An Even Better Idea Of How Schizophrenia and Marijuana Use Are LinkedIFLScience
Cannabis is not a cause of schizophrenia, says biggest study yetThe Times
There are 35 genes that make you more likely to smoke weedABC News
Gizmodo -Medical Xpress -GenomeWeb -Nature
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Pediatricians put it bluntly: Motherhood and marijuana don't mix - ABC News

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 09:42

ABC News

Pediatricians put it bluntly: Motherhood and marijuana don't mix
ABC News
A recent study in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, for example, found that 70 percent of cannabis dispensaries in Colorado recommended marijuana to treat morning sickness during the first trimester. No evidence suggests that marijuana use is safe ...
Marijuana Can Stay in Breast Milk for Up to 6 Days, Warn PediatriciansPEOPLE.com
Marijuana and Breast MilkAAP News

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Spike in cannabis overdoses blamed on potent edibles, poor public education - CBC.ca

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 01:00

CBC.ca

Spike in cannabis overdoses blamed on potent edibles, poor public education
CBC.ca
It was early evening at a popular downtown Toronto jazz bar, the band playing for an older crowd more into Ella Fitzgerald than Rihanna's Umbrella-ella-ella. Part way through the set, a man in his late 50s stood and then promptly collapsed, face-first ...

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