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Technology hasn't caught up to cannabis laws, Edmonton police say - Toronto Star

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 10:57

Toronto Star

Technology hasn't caught up to cannabis laws, Edmonton police say
Toronto Star
EDMONTON—With a little more than three weeks to go before marijuana becomes legal from coast to coast, Edmonton police say new technology for detecting impaired drivers hasn't quite caught up with the legislation. Drivers who smoke and drive could ...

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Arrest in shooting at Falls marijuana facility - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 09:22

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Arrest in shooting at Falls marijuana facility
StCatharinesStandard.ca
A Niagara Falls man has been charged after a shooting at a licensed medicinal cannabis-growing operation. The 58-year-old suspect faces numerous charges in connection with the incident — described by police as a targeted shooting — in rural Niagara ...

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Apple Is Still A Better Investment Than Cannabis Industry - Forbes

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 09:17

Forbes

Apple Is Still A Better Investment Than Cannabis Industry
Forbes
The marijuana industry is starting to look like the next big thing. Nearly every major beverage company has either jumped into the cannabis space or they are in talks about bringing their own unique brand of THC or CBD infused drink to market. These ...
Ask the Doctors: Pregnant women shouldn't smoke cannabis to ease morning sicknessTulsa World
10 key cannabis terms to know before legalizationKelownaNow
A consumer's guide to cannabis basicsThe Globe and Mail

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Coca-Cola Is Eyeing a Possible Entry Into the Cannabis Market - TIME

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 07:23

TIME

Coca-Cola Is Eyeing a Possible Entry Into the Cannabis Market
TIME
(Bloomberg) — Aurora Cannabis Inc. led pot stocks higher after Coca-Cola Co. said it's eyeing the cannabis drinks market, becoming the latest beverage company to tap into surging demand for marijuana products as traditional sales slow. Coca-Cola says ...
As Coca-Cola considers cannabis drinks, hopes for CBD still higher than the scienceNBCNews.com
Friday's mini-crash and why the marijuana stock bubble is about to burstPotNetwork
Coca-Cola considering developing cannabis drinksWAND
Motley Fool -Seeking Alpha -Zacks
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The oil barons of cannabis: Inside the illicit but lucrative world of 'shatter' - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 06:09

The Globe and Mail

The oil barons of cannabis: Inside the illicit but lucrative world of 'shatter'
The Globe and Mail
As of this month, the federal government has issued a scant 117 licences to legally grow and sell marijuana, about half of which also permit the production and sale of cannabis oil, albeit a very mild and tepid version of it. Which poses another ...

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Maine investigates restaurant that gave lobsters marijuana - The Guardian

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 05:15

The Guardian

Maine investigates restaurant that gave lobsters marijuana
The Guardian
Spencer said it would be up to the Maine Medical Marijuana Program to determine if Gill was using cannabis appropriately. A program spokesman, David Heidrich, told the newspaper he could not confirm if it was investigating the lobster restaurant.
Maine investigating restaurant that sedated lobsters with marijuanaCBS News
Maine officials say getting lobsters stoned with marijuana before killing them is illegalFox News
Into the pot you go: Maine restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana smokeThe Mercury News
Bangor Daily News -Press Herald
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Letters: Is Marijuana Addictive? - The Atlantic

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 05:01

The Atlantic

Letters: Is Marijuana Addictive?
The Atlantic
The piece on marijuana perpetuates a false narrative that cannabis, because it is stronger today, presents an unprecedented danger. In truth, people are now able to measure exactly what dosage they want to take under a regulated state system.

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Journalism's budding new beat: Cannabis reporter - CBC.ca

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 00:01

CBC.ca

Journalism's budding new beat: Cannabis reporter
CBC.ca
Even in the heyday of cigarettes, when people still smoked in their offices, you wouldn't expect to open a newspaper and see a reporter assigned to cover the "tobacco beat." And, alcohol, which is consumed by Canadians in quantities greater than ever ...

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Study shows that medical cannabis use does not lead to rise in rate of crimes committed - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 20:03

Daily Mail

Study shows that medical cannabis use does not lead to rise in rate of crimes committed
New Zealand Herald
Opponents to the legalization of medical marijuana use often state that there is a correlation between pot use and criminal activity, as a reason to keep marijuana on the illicit drug list. But, the analysis carried out by economist Yu-Wei Luke Chu ...
Study shows that medical marijuana use DOES NOT lead to a significant increase in the rate of crimes committedDaily Mail

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Girl, 5, can take cannabis drug to school: California judge - Ottawa Sun

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 17:48

Ottawa Sun

Girl, 5, can take cannabis drug to school: California judge
Ottawa Sun
Authorities argued that allowing Brooke to use the drug at school violated state and federal laws barring medical marijuana on school grounds. Medical marijuana use in private with a doctor's recommendation is legal in California. A judge's temporary ...
Kindergartner can take cannabis oil to school for epilepsy, judge rulesCTV News
California judge rules 5-year-old can take cannabis-based drug to schoolCBS News
Kindergartner can take cannabis drug to school, judge saysLos Angeles Times
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
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Addiction, health-care specialists need to brace for cannabis legalization: CAMH - Toronto Sun

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:31

Toronto Sun

Addiction, health-care specialists need to brace for cannabis legalization: CAMH
Toronto Sun
A Centre for Addiction and Mental Health director said they're expecting an upswing in cannabis “poisoning” when federal legalization for pot takes hold on Oct. 17. Dr. Peter Selby, the director of medical education for the organization, said he's ...

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Pot Premium: Surging Demand Inflates Price of Marijuana ETF - Wall Street Journal

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 07:04

Wall Street Journal

Pot Premium: Surging Demand Inflates Price of Marijuana ETF
Wall Street Journal
Investors in a popular marijuana fund have been overpaying for their shares this week as demand for pot stocks surged. The $629 million ETFMG Alternative Harvest exchange-traded fund owns shares in about 35 companies, including Canadian cannabis ...
How Cronos Group Is Growing Its Core Medical Marijuana BusinessForbes
Horizons adds high-flying Tilray to major marijuana ETFThe Globe and Mail
Medical marijuana company Aleafia added to Horizons Marijuana ETFMarketWatch
Markets Insider
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Vapers tricked into buying synthetic cannabis-laced product - The Guardian

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 07:00

The Guardian

Vapers tricked into buying synthetic cannabis-laced product
The Guardian
Users have said it is many times more potent than herbal cannabis and have reported suffering chest pains, seizures, memory loss and withdrawal. Some have bought Kronic Juice believing it to contain a legal dose of CBD, a non-psychoactive cannabis ...

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Legalization countdown: The week in cannabis - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 04:01

Globalnews.ca

Legalization countdown: The week in cannabis
Globalnews.ca
Marijuana stocks have had an exciting ride. But is it a bubble? It will take six months to a year to see, an investment expert explains. We won't see factory-made cannabis beverages for at least a year (unless you want to buy some THC oil and make your ...
Wall Street's Marijuana Madness: 'It's Like the Internet in 1997'Wall Street Journal
Journalism's budding new beat: Cannabis reporterCBC.ca
Which of the Big Cannabis Companies Has a Better Competitive Advantage?The Motley Fool Canada
Omaha World-Herald -Yahoo Finance -EMTV Online -SEC.gov
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Cannabis Stocks Had A Roller Coaster Of A Week - NPR

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 04:01

Cannabis Stocks Had A Roller Coaster Of A Week
NPR
ROSEN: Because Canada has shown such a leadership in sensible cannabis reform, it's really become the global hub for cannabis. DWYER: Unlike the U.S., where marijuana is still against federal law, Canada has already legalized medical marijuana.

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Police seize 7K marijuana plants near Marcelin, Sask. - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 19:04

Globalnews.ca

Police seize 7K marijuana plants near Marcelin, Sask.
Globalnews.ca
READ MORE: Large quantity of marijuana seized by Saskatchewan RCMP investigating grow-op. The third CDSA search occurred at a home on Perehudoff Crescent in Saskatoon's Erindale neighbourhood. RCMP said the investigation is still ongoing.
Police seize 7000 marijuana plants during search of Marcelin, Saskatoon propertiesCBC.ca

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More questions than answers about legalized marijuana - CTV News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 18:40

CTV News

More questions than answers about legalized marijuana
CTV News
Officials with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit are looking for some clarity on managing recreational cannabis when it becomes legal next month. The chair of the health unit board, Gary McNamara, says there has been little insight to how municipal ...
Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot licence from Health CanadaFinancial Post
Canada to Study Cannabis Cryptomarkets Ahead of Recreational Marijuana LegalizationCCN

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Landlords developing house rules on cannabis - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:29

Toronto Star

Landlords developing house rules on cannabis
Toronto Star
WATERLOO REGION—If you're a tenant who shares your building with other renters, you'll likely have to hold off on sparking up in celebration of legalized marijuana next month. When recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17, one of the few places ...

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Pot-com: Canadian cannabis stocks experience a second wave of marijuana madness - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:18

The Globe and Mail

Pot-com: Canadian cannabis stocks experience a second wave of marijuana madness
The Globe and Mail
Available now: Cannabis Professional, the authoritative e-mail newsletter tailored specifically for professionals in the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. Subscribe now. Welcome to the second wave of marijuana madness. Gone are the days when it was ...

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Will legalization change social norms around marijuana? - CTV News

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:54

CTV News

Will legalization change social norms around marijuana?
CTV News
For now, laws will limit public marijuana use to accepted tobacco smoking areas, but will walking down the street with a joint ever be socially acceptable? "We need to develop social norms around cannabis use (which) we haven't done yet. You don't walk ...

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