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How privatized cannabis sales threaten your privacy - The Conversation CA

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 16:33

The Conversation CA

How privatized cannabis sales threaten your privacy
The Conversation CA
OCS is a public agency, but the actual online transactions will be handled by Shopify, a Canadian e-commerce platform. When recreational marijuana use becomes legal in October, consumers will have no choice but to use this online system until the ...

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Will legal pot be allowed on campus? A look at some universities' cannabis policies - CTV News

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:31

CTV News

Will legal pot be allowed on campus? A look at some universities' cannabis policies
CTV News
Students looking to legally light up joints or relax with a pot brownie after mid-terms this year might be in for a surprise. Universities are just starting to release details of their cannabis policies, and some plan to ban the smoking of marijuana ...

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Elderly woman on medical cannabis initially denied from Toronto long-term care home - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:26

Globalnews.ca

Elderly woman on medical cannabis initially denied from Toronto long-term care home
Globalnews.ca
Linda Moreal believes medical cannabis changed her mother's life. Before Maria Moreal, 87, began taking medicinal cannabis for her chronic pain, she had been taking Percocets daily for eight years. Five years ago, her family doctor started her on ...

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Liberals approve first saliva screening roadside test for marijuana - CBC.ca

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 15:22

CBC.ca

Liberals approve first saliva screening roadside test for marijuana
CBC.ca
On Monday, Wilson-Raybould approved the Drager DrugTest 5000 as the first saliva screening equipment to be used by law enforcement to test for THC, the main psychoactive agent in cannabis. The equipment will now be made available to police forces ...
Amid concerns, feds approve first device for roadside THC detectionCTV News

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One in seven US adults used marijuana in 2017 - Reuters

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 14:34

Reuters

One in seven US adults used marijuana in 2017
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - With more and more states legalizing marijuana, whether for medical use, recreational use, or both, increasing numbers of Americans are using cannabis. A new survey finds that one in seven had used marijuana in 2017, with smoking ...

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Cannabis Marketers Try To Crack The Compliance Code - Forbes

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 14:23

Forbes

Cannabis Marketers Try To Crack The Compliance Code
Forbes
Imagine you've just applied the finishing touches to a marketing campaign for a cannabis product. Before you find which media outlets will run it, you submit creative to state regulators for approval. And the ambiguity exercises begin. “There is a ...

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California Cannabis: A Golden Opportunity With Unique Challenges - Visual Capitalist (blog)

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 13:59

Visual Capitalist (blog)

California Cannabis: A Golden Opportunity With Unique Challenges
Visual Capitalist (blog)
If the state of California were a country, it would have the fifth largest GDP in the world. Take this kind of spending power and combine it with the recent legalization of recreational cannabis, and it's fair to say that the Golden State is primed to ...
Meet the leader of LA's cannabis revolutionFast Company
No, CVS Pharmacy Is Not Entering The California Marijuana BusinessMarijuana Moment
Chart: Number of California licensed recreational marijuana stores falls shortMarijuana Business Daily
KGO-TV -KRON4 -Medical Marketing and Media
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Will Canadian Cannabis Producer Aphria Join The M&A Bandwagon? - Forbes

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 12:12

Forbes

Will Canadian Cannabis Producer Aphria Join The M&A Bandwagon?
Forbes
Ever since the Canadian government was in talks to legalize adult-use of marijuana, pot stocks in the country have been on the rise. In the quest to capture the soon-to-open recreational marijuana market, top Canadian cannabis companies have been ...
Campaign for Cannabis Amnesty lands donations from industry as legalization approachesToronto Star
Canadian cannabis stocks surge amid alcohol company deal speculationFinancial Post
Cannabis companies urge delay for new taxThe London Free Press
Yahoo Finance -Daily Hive -CHCH News
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Marijuana Found in Breast Milk 6 Days after Use - Scientific American

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:41

Scientific American

Marijuana Found in Breast Milk 6 Days after Use
Scientific American
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 ...
Breast-Feeding Mothers Should Avoid Marijuana, Pediatricians SayNew York Times
Marijuana study raises concerns about THC in breast milk up to six days after useUSA TODAY
Marijuana study finds THC in breast milk up to 6 days after mom's useCNN International
ScienceAlert -Globalnews.ca -Science Daily -DEA
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Municipal councils implementing tough cannabis consumption bylaws - Edmonton Journal

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:00

Edmonton Journal

Municipal councils implementing tough cannabis consumption bylaws
Edmonton Journal
A draft bylaw that had been under consideration would have restricted consumption of cannabis in public. It limited smoking marijuana to private homes, areas specifically reserved for smoking at an outdoor public event, or while on a sidewalk at least ...

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Letter: Parents, be aware of marijuana - The Telegram

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:00

The Telegram

Letter: Parents, be aware of marijuana
The Telegram
There are approximately 13,000 pothead whales in the ocean surrounding Newfoundland and Labrador. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government, by legalizing the sale and use of marijuana, will quickly create and surpass that number of ...

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Marijuana study finds THC in breast milk up to 6 days after mom's use - CNN

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 01:37

CNN

Marijuana study finds THC in breast milk up to 6 days after mom's use
CNN
A study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics found that low levels of chemicals in marijuana, like tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, were measurable in several mothers' breast milk up to six days after they said they smoked pot or ate an edible, among ...
Marijuana found in breast milk up to six days after useEurekAlert (press release)
Mind-altering breast milk? New marijuana study poses that question.The Denver Post

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Marijuana Users Being Turned Away From Cannabis Industry Jobs - Forbes

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 17:46

Forbes

Marijuana Users Being Turned Away From Cannabis Industry Jobs
Forbes
One of the first rules of operating a successful black market drug dealing operation is to never get high on your own supply. Well, it turns out this thug-life ethos is being practiced by parts of the legal cannabis industry. Medical marijuana ...
Cannabis companies urge delay for new taxThe London Free Press
Cannabis stocks on the riseCHCH News
Cannabis Investors: Here's a Closer Look at Some of Canada's Key Retail Cannabis PlayersThe Motley Fool Canada
Motley Fool -MassLive.com -Yahoo Finance
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The Top Three Most Overlooked Marijuana Markets - Forbes

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 17:46

Forbes

The Top Three Most Overlooked Marijuana Markets
Forbes
Considering Germany just legalized medical marijuana in 2017, their market is most likely going to expand. However, the 12,000 German pharmacies that currently stock Cronos Group's cannabis might patriotically switch to domestically cultivated medical ...

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How cannabis topicals work and why they're not yet regulated - CBC.ca

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 14:53

CBC.ca

How cannabis topicals work and why they're not yet regulated
CBC.ca
Recreational marijuana is poised to become legal in a matter of months, but some products — such as cannabis topical creams and ointments — will take a year longer to enter the legal market. Topicals are made from oils or other extracts from the ...

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How to Grow Cannabis In Your Garden - EcoWatch

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 14:51

EcoWatch

How to Grow Cannabis In Your Garden
EcoWatch
By Brian Barth. The federal government still considers it a crime to grow or possess cannabis, but 30 states have now legalized it to varying degrees. Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, Nevada, Colorado, Maine and Massachusetts have decriminalized ...

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Three arrested in Folsom marijuana grow house bust - Sacramento Bee

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 14:12

Sacramento Bee

Three arrested in Folsom marijuana grow house bust
Sacramento Bee
Three people were arrested Saturday morning after police say they found 528 marijuana plants in a Folsom home. Officers served a search warrant in the 700 block of Winscombe Court for a suspected commercial marijuana growing operation and found 528 ...
Trio arrested after Folsom police find illegal marijuana grow opKCRA Sacramento
Detectives Seize Over 500 Plants From Illegal Marijuana Grow HouseCBS Sacramento

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Think critically about cannabis use, expert says - TheSpec.com

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 13:43

TheSpec.com

Think critically about cannabis use, expert says
TheSpec.com
He's concerned that the general public will see the Oct.17 legalization as a stamp of approval signalling that marijuana is harmless and without risk. That's definitely not the case, says MacKillop, noting one of the priorities of the research centre ...

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New Hampshire police offer funny advice after seizing 25 marijuana plants - Fox News

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 11:40

Fox News

New Hampshire police offer funny advice after seizing 25 marijuana plants
Fox News
Included in the post were two photos of marijuana plants around a cruiser. A third showed a humorous sign, which police put on a stake and placed at the scene of the seizure, the Boston Globe reports. “Sorry about your luck,” it said, adding that the ...

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Cannabis stocks soar to new heights - 660 News

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 21:03

660 News

Cannabis stocks soar to new heights
660 News
Scheer says he will not reopen abortion debate, as members vote to uphold policy Aug 25, 2018, 12:16 PM Union says talks between Exhibition Place and locked-out workers in jeopardy Aug 25, 2018, 11:09 AM Digitization poised to disrupt central banking, ...

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