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Aurora Cannabis, a billion-dollar pot producer, posts $6M in ... - Calgary Herald

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 16:32

Calgary Herald

Aurora Cannabis, a billion-dollar pot producer, posts $6M in ...
Calgary Herald
Most interviews with Cam Battley — Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s zealous executive vice-president — inevitably yield considerable enthusiasm about the company's ...

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Province seeks input on marijuana regulations - North Shore News

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 15:13

North Shore News

Province seeks input on marijuana regulations
North Shore News
Pot shops that have opened in North Vancouver are hoping to stay when the province creates regulations about how marijuana should be sold when it's legalized next year. “Obviously we're hoping we'll still play a part in the whole thing. It sounds like ...
LA Approves Marijuana Rules for Recreational DispensariesNewsweek
Maine Might Legalize Drive-Through and Internet Cannabis SalesEntrepreneur
Limits on personal marijuana grows likely to dominate public hearingPress Herald

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American University Unveils New Degree: Marijuana Chemistry - Big Think

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 14:18

Big Think

American University Unveils New Degree: Marijuana Chemistry
Big Think
Northern Michigan University is offering students the chance to major in a new program called medicinal plant chemistry — marijuana analysis, basically. The program is the first of its kind at a four-year university in the U.S., according to CBS ...

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Many Canadians are curious about marijuana edibles, but wary of risk to kids: survey - National Post

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 13:36

National Post

Many Canadians are curious about marijuana edibles, but wary of risk to kids: survey
National Post
Charlebois cited the example of Colorado, which legalized marijuana in 2012 without regulations over the sale of cannabis-infused edibles. He says the state saw several cases of young people being hospitalized after eating the goods. In one case, a ...
Pot-infused cuisine will be the next big trend, food expert predicts ...CBC.ca
Nearly half of Canadians want to try edible marijuana products: studyCTV News
Almost half of Canadians would try edible cannabis product, study suggestsOttawa Citizen

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Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says - Leafly

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:49

Leafly

Cannabis Legalization Boosts Property Values, Study Says
Leafly
Cannabis legalization in Colorado has brought the state nearly $2 billion in cannabis sales, several hundred million dollars in tax revenue, and general scholarship funds for college-bound students. It has also apparently increased property values in ...

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California Cannabis Retail Market Revealed: Big Data Tells All - Forbes

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:19

Forbes

California Cannabis Retail Market Revealed: Big Data Tells All
Forbes
Justin Calvino tours a marijuana greenhouse under construction for the coming season on one of his properties in Mendocino County, California. Marijuana growers, forced to run their businesses with cash, must navigate legal and political gray areas as ...

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Will Canada's marijuana supply be ready for legalization? - CBC.ca

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 05:01

CBC.ca

Will Canada's marijuana supply be ready for legalization?
CBC.ca
Some people involved in Canada's unregulated cannabis industry say, unless something changes quickly, the supply of available pot come legalization next July, will be inadequate, and the black market will continue to thrive. In British Columbia, Public ...
BC government invites public to share views on marijuana rulesNational Post
Have your say on how marijuana should be regulated in BCVancouver Courier
Marijuana sales in British Columbia could vary between cities: ministerThe Globe and Mail
Times Colonist
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Dealing with marijuana-impaired drivers in Canada remains a work in progress - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:59

The Globe and Mail

Dealing with marijuana-impaired drivers in Canada remains a work in progress
The Globe and Mail
There will be zero tolerance for cannabis among young, novice and commercial drivers, the Ontario government announced last week, with the province's Premier and Transportation Minister standing before a carefully curated group of police and safety ...

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Marijuana task-force member's move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns - National Post

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:49

National Post

Marijuana task-force member's move to legal weed company raises conflict-of-interest concerns
National Post
Don Davies, an NDP MP who serves as vice-chair on the health committee that has been studying the marijuana legislation, said the task force did very good work — but the optics of one of its members now running a medical cannabis company shows the ...

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Muchas Gracias: How Spain Brought Cannabis to the Americas and Influenced Hispanic Culture - Leafly

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:18

Leafly

Muchas Gracias: How Spain Brought Cannabis to the Americas and Influenced Hispanic Culture
Leafly
Cannabis plants are believed to have evolved on the steppes of Central Asia, in the regions that are now Mongolia and southern Siberia. Both hemp and psychoactive marijuana were used in ancient China. The plant's medicinal properties, including its use ...

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LA presses forward with proposed rules for marijuana businesses despite industry concerns - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 15:10

Los Angeles Times

LA presses forward with proposed rules for marijuana businesses despite industry concerns
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles lawmakers tentatively backed a sweeping set of proposed regulations for businesses that grow, sell, process and distribute marijuana Monday, the next step toward giving cannabis the stamp of local legitimacy. But industry groups said that ...
City Council Considers Cutting Off LA's Cannabis Supply ChainLeafly
LA's proposed pot rules a downer for dispensariesKABC-TV
BFD Alert: Los Angeles Releases NEW Cannabis Business RegulationsAbove the Law
LA Daily News
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Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway) - Forbes

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:19

Forbes

Trump Administration Makes It Harder To Track Marijuana Arrests (But I Did It Anyway)
Forbes
Marijuana possession busts comprised 37.36% of all reported drug arrests in the U.S. in 2016, and cannabis sales and manufacturing arrests accounted for another 4.18% of the total. Added together, marijuana arrests made up 41.54% of the 1,572,579 drug ...

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Trump Extends Cannabis Protections 'Til December As Plans For Study, States Remain Hazy - Forbes

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:19

Forbes

Trump Extends Cannabis Protections 'Til December As Plans For Study, States Remain Hazy
Forbes
The agreement included a Rohrabacher-Blumenauer clause (a.k.a. Rohrabacher-Farr), which will effectively serve to protect state medical marijuana programs from intrusion by federal authorities until Dec. 8, 2017. The clause stipulates that the U.S. ...
House body okays bill on medical marijuanaInquirer.net
How to Invest In Marijuana StocksBenzinga
Medical marijuana bill hurdles House health panel, up for debates in plenaryInterAksyon

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Surprising medical marijuana side effect: More people claiming disability - MarketWatch

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 11:15

MarketWatch

Surprising medical marijuana side effect: More people claiming disability
MarketWatch
State medical marijuana laws lead to an increase in the probability that people will make Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims, according to a new working paper from researchers at Temple University, Johns Hopkins University and the ...

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BC government invites public to share views on marijuana rules - CTV Vancouver Island

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:42

CBC.ca

BC government invites public to share views on marijuana rules
CTV Vancouver Island
VANCOUVER - A Vancouver councillor says it may take years, but he can see the day a craft cannabis industry emerges in British Columbia, with smoking lounges in the city allowing people to responsibly sample strains of specially cultivated marijuana.
B.C. to begin public consultation on marijuana legalization - British ...CBC.ca
Solicitor general announces public engagement on cannabis legalization in BCVancouver Sun
Have your say on how marijuana should be regulated in BCVancouver Courier
Times Colonist -Straight.com -The Globe and Mail
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Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot ... - The Lily

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 09:43

The Lily

Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot ...
The Lily
That same year, recreational marijuana use became legal in the city. Still, D.C. police arrest records show that arrests for public use of the drug are on the rise: ...
10 Ways the Cannabis Industry Is Rebranding to Meet Its Biggest ...Entrepreneur

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Marijuana and 'spice' could trigger seizures, study says - Medical News Today

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 01:11

Medical News Today

Marijuana and 'spice' could trigger seizures, study says
Medical News Today
Researchers from the University of Tsukuba in Japan found that natural tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the psychoactive chemical in marijuana - and the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 caused seizures in mice. Study leader Olga Malyshevskaya and ...

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'Interpening': Interpreting terpenes to know how cannabis will make you feel - ABC News

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:04

ABC News

'Interpening': Interpreting terpenes to know how cannabis will make you feel
ABC News
Max Montrose, the 29-year-old president of the Trichome Institute in Denver, is “on a weed hunting mission.” Montrose's quest involves locating proper samples of cannabis to teach the students in his class how to detect specific characteristics of the ...

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Our View: With marijuana, Maine should go 'low and slow' - Press Herald

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 00:04

Press Herald

Our View: With marijuana, Maine should go 'low and slow'
Press Herald
The packaging for marijuana edibles sold in Maine dispensaries warns users to go “low and slow,” lest they find out too late that they have consumed too much of the psychoactive cookies or candies. That's also good advice for the lawmakers who will ...
A Marijuana Drive-Through Could Be Coming to a Corner Near YouAlterNet

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Study finds up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana - EurekAlert (press release)

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 20:03

The Independent

Study finds up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana
EurekAlert (press release)
The study reports that random analysis of patient urine samples showed that 14 percent had evidence of recent cannabis use, similar to the 18 percent of users who reported use within the past week. Although nearly all respondents wanted more ...
Quarter of Seattle cancer patients turn to marijuana to help cope with pain, stress and nauseaThe Independent
Cancer Patients Want to Use Marijuana, and With Good ReasonInverse

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