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Legal Cannabis Preferences: Not Your Grandpa's Grass - Investopedia (blog)

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:56

Investopedia (blog)

Legal Cannabis Preferences: Not Your Grandpa's Grass
Investopedia (blog)
On Jan. 1, 2018, California became the sixth state to allow recreational marijuana sales, though the transition was less than earth-shattering: only a few cities have issued licenses to deal legal dope, and the old, medical-only regime was not known ...

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Canadian cannabis producers set their sights on global domination - CBC.ca

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 08:20

CBC.ca

Canadian cannabis producers set their sights on global domination
CBC.ca
Medical marijuana consumers in Prague rang in 2018 with a new Canadian import, Tilray Milled Cannabis, a high THC marijuana product grown on Vancouver Island. The Czech Republic is just the latest nation to sell Canadian weed, joining Germany ...
A Maryland bank is quietly solving the marijuana industry's cash problemThe Cannabist

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The Grass Is Only Getting Greener For The US Marijuana Market [Infographic] - Forbes

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 04:59

Forbes

The Grass Is Only Getting Greener For The US Marijuana Market [Infographic]
Forbes
1, marijuana sales for recreational use became legal in California. Shares in cannabis-related companies have taken off, adding nearly $2 billion in value since pot started being sold legally within the borders of the world's sixth largest economy ...
What You Can (and Can't) Do In California With Recreational MarijuanaLifehacker
Recreation Weed Legalized in California: Pot Stocks, Cronos Group ...Fortune
Cannabis Market Surges as California Legalizes Recreational UseteleSUR English
Voice of America -USA TODAY -New Scientist
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Pivot to Commercialize Cannabis Products in California Under New Regulations - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 01:01

Pivot to Commercialize Cannabis Products in California Under New Regulations
GlobeNewswire (press release)
The state of California represents the biggest legal recreational marijuana market in America. It is estimated that the sale of recreational cannabis in the state of California could reach US $7 billion by 2019. Pivot has positioned itself to introduce ...

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New Marijuana ETF Ablaze As California Legalizes Retail Sales - Forbes

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:12

Forbes

New Marijuana ETF Ablaze As California Legalizes Retail Sales
Forbes
The new marijuana ETF that rolled out only one week prior -- ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF -- blasted 9%. It's up 18% in just one week. Its Canadian counterpart with many overlapping holdings, Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, lit up 12%. Medreleaf ...
California's New Marijuana Tracking System Kicks Off To A Slow StartTIME
Marijuana Stocks Soar As California Legalizes Recreational PotFortune
Californians can now buy marijuana for recreational useNew Scientist
The Globe and Mail -Vox -Los Angeles Times
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BC government to decide on pairing alcohol and marijuana sales - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:13

The Globe and Mail

BC government to decide on pairing alcohol and marijuana sales
The Globe and Mail
The B.C. government will decide later this month whether it wants to be the second jurisdiction in the world to allow cannabis and liquor to be sold side by side, a move that goes against the recommendations of Ottawa's own task force on legalization ...

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Will California weed growers survive legal marijuana? - VICE News

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:36

VICE News

Will California weed growers survive legal marijuana?
VICE News
After a phase-in period of six months, which kicked off January 1, any weed sold on California's legal market will have test clean for residues of 66 pesticides — listed by the new Bureau of Cannabis Control. The strict rules are designed to make weed ...

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Medical marijuana sales surge at Aurora ahead of recreational pot legalization - Financial Post

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:22

Financial Post

Medical marijuana sales surge at Aurora ahead of recreational pot legalization
Financial Post
The already-legal medical marijuana market is providing brisk business for Canadian cannabis companies as they await the end of prohibition on recreational pot later this year. Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis Inc., one of Canada's largest licensed ...
Canada's cannabis players brace for dose of realityThe Globe and Mail
Cannabis Investors: Why Now May Be a Good Time to Play With the House's MoneyYahoo News Canada (blog)
Aurora Cannabis posts record November revenue, stock up - ReutersReuters
The Guardian -Canada NewsWire (press release)
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More Banks Are Welcoming Marijuana Businesses, Federal Data ... - Forbes

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:00

Forbes

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

CTV News

More pets are being sickened by marijuana, vets warn | CTV News
CTV News
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
CBC.ca -The Independent -The Globe and Mail
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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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