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Canadians should expect some price variations for legal marijuana: health minister - Globalnews.ca

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 08:10

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Canadians should expect some price variations for legal marijuana: health minister
Globalnews.ca
Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that the century-old prohibition on cannabis would be lifted on Oct. 17, 2018, just over 16 weeks from now. That will give Canadians access to the drug via legal channels for recreational purposes ...

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Thia James, Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 08:01

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Thia James, Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
The fee structure — substantially higher for cannabis businesses than for most other businesses — is intended to offset the costs of assigning city staff to prepare for marijuana legalization and anticipated extra work that will be required after the ...

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Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving - Religion News Service

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 16:57

Religion News Service

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving
Religion News Service
Oklahoma's State Question 788, the result of an activist-led signature drive, would allow physicians to approve medical marijuana licenses for people to legally grow, keep and use cannabis. The proposal outlines no qualifying medical conditions to ...
SQ788 opponents cite language of measure rather than decry medical marijuana itselfTulsa World

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City releases list of cannabis retail applicants - CTV News

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 16:39

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City releases list of cannabis retail applicants
CTV News
More than 200 individuals and businesses in Edmonton have applied to sell cannabis once it becomes legal in October. The City of Edmonton received a total of 242 applications. Each applicant will meet individually with the city. Those who receive a ...

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Some companies forgo marijuana testing as more states legalize - NBCNews.com

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 16:00

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Some companies forgo marijuana testing as more states legalize
NBCNews.com
Some companies forgo marijuana testing as more states legalize. Sat, Jun 23. As marijuana is legalized in more states and employers look to entice workers, some companies are doing away with testing for pot unless a worker is found to be high on the job.

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First marijuana-derived drug is on the verge of approval - NOLA.com

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 15:13

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First marijuana-derived drug is on the verge of approval
NOLA.com
GW Pharmaceuticals' Epidiolex is a medicine made from the marijuana plant but without TCH, which has reduced seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday, April 17, 2018 ...

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Nunavut's new official name for cannabis — 'surrarnaqtuq' — leaves some with bad buzz - Toronto Star

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 12:07

Toronto Star

Nunavut's new official name for cannabis — 'surrarnaqtuq' — leaves some with bad buzz
Toronto Star
In southern Canada, cannabis is almost interchangeably referred to as marijuana, weed or pot. Nunavut's Inuit majority, whose mother tongue is Inuktitut, have also come up with a variety of terms for the pungent plant north of the Arctic Circle. One of ...

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Quebec landlords more worried than ever about cannabis legalization - Montreal Gazette

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 06:49

Montreal Gazette

Quebec landlords more worried than ever about cannabis legalization
Montreal Gazette
According to a survey conducted this month by the Corporation des propriétaires immobiliers du Québec (CORPIQ), 85 per cent of landlords are worried about the impacts that legalization will have on managing their rental properties. This is a sharp ...

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Marijuana and the workplace: Time to reboot our thinking - The Globe and Mail

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 05:01

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Marijuana and the workplace: Time to reboot our thinking
The Globe and Mail
Peter Blecher is the chief medical officer of Starseed Medicinal, a Canadian licensed producer of medical cannabis, an emergency room physician and a medical director for CPM Centres for Pain Management. Two major milestones were reached in the past ...

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Marijuana allergy: Common symptoms and treatments - Regina Leader-Post

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 02:01

Regina Leader-Post

Marijuana allergy: Common symptoms and treatments
Regina Leader-Post
There are people who could smoke 5 g a day for decades and not even flinch (they might be the majority), but then, there are those unlucky few who develop an allergic reaction to cannabis and end up giving up smoking altogether. I mean, how many wipes ...

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Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know - CBC.ca

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 01:01

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Cannabis and the border: what pot-smoking Canadians need to know
CBC.ca
Lorne Waldman, one of Canada's top immigration lawyers, said that while the cannabis question likely won't be asked of every Canadian cross-border traveller, it's reasonable to expect to hear it more often after Canada's legal marijuana market is in place.
Legal marijuana raising safety fears across industriesThe Globe and Mail
Cannabis dispensaries get real Oct. 17, 2018; municipal leaders can't waitCityNews

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Third illegal-grow marijuana bust in Pueblo County in a week - The Denver Post

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:53

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Third illegal-grow marijuana bust in Pueblo County in a week
The Denver Post
A third illegal marijuana grow this week was busted Friday in Pueblo County, according to the sheriff's office, and the latest discovery uncovered 420 plants, worth an estimated $1.2 million. A Pueblo West resident called the sheriff's office about a ...
420 plants found in Pueblo West marijuana bustKKTV 11 News

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Edmonton unveils addresses of all 242 cannabis store applications - Toronto Star

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:56

Toronto Star

Edmonton unveils addresses of all 242 cannabis store applications
Toronto Star
Provincial zoning restrictions also require 100-metre separation from schools and health-care facilities, and a municipal bylaw passed in May added a 200-metre buffer between cannabis shops. Marijuana will be legalized for recreational purposes across ...
List of prospective Edmonton cannabis store owners and locations ...Edmonton Journal
City releases list of applicants hoping to enter Edmonton retail cannabis marketGlobalnews.ca
Cannabis Retail Sales Random Selection Results - City of EdmontonCity of Edmonton

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Shopify to run BC's online cannabis sales - Financial Post

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:58

Financial Post

Shopify to run BC's online cannabis sales
Financial Post
Shopify Inc. has doubled its bet on cannabis, with British Columbia announcing on Friday that the e-commerce company will run the province's legal online marijuana sales channel as well as sales from a provincially run warehouse to private retailers.
BC to use Shopify for online sale of recreational marijuanaCTV News
Shopify to create online stores for BC cannabis salesStraight.com
Here's where every Canadian can buy cannabis on Oct. 17 - Article ...BNNBloomberg.ca
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Police welcome delay in legal-marijuana launch, as forces prep for new rules, enforcement - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:33

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Police welcome delay in legal-marijuana launch, as forces prep for new rules, enforcement
The Globe and Mail
Law enforcement agencies are welcoming a delay in the implementation of the country's new cannabis rules, saying they're ramping up officer training, working on public education initiatives and hoping to beef up roadside screening efforts by the fall.

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With the clock ticking, we have many questions, few answers on Ontario's marijuana plan - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:24

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With the clock ticking, we have many questions, few answers on Ontario's marijuana plan
Globalnews.ca
The Liberals set up the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, a subsidiary of the LCBO, to sell marijuana when it's legal. And cannabis store workers, like their LCBO colleagues, will be members of Ontario's public-sector employees' union. WATCH ...
Doug Ford wants consultations on cannabis sales in Ontario680 News
London still in dark about cannabis store location as other cities learn theirsThe London Free Press

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How Close Is The UK To Legalising Cannabis? - Esquire.co.uk

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:02

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How Close Is The UK To Legalising Cannabis?
Esquire.co.uk
Writing for the Daily Telegraph Hague said that, "It must now be asked whether Britain should join the many other countries that permit medical-grade marijuana, or indeed join Canada in preparing for a lawful, regulated market in cannabis for ...
Is it time to legalise medical cannabis in the UK?The Guardian

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Craft cannabis growers say better bud will be key to thriving in the legal market - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:22

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Craft cannabis growers say better bud will be key to thriving in the legal market
The Globe and Mail
Lisa Campbell, who recently joined Toronto-based wine distribution company Lifford Wine & Spirits to work with cannabis companies, says craft producers will be able to distinguish themselves by growing better-quality marijuana than large-scale producers.

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Cannabis oil: what is it and does it really work as medicine? - New Scientist

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 05:55

New Scientist

Cannabis oil: what is it and does it really work as medicine?
New Scientist
By Alison George. Cannabis is in the headlines for its potential medical benefits after the recent confiscation of cannabis oil medication from the mother of a 12-year-old British boy with severe epilepsy. The furore that ensued is shining a light on ...

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