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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy: Here's How Much It Has Risen - Forbes

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 18:37

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy: Here's How Much It Has Risen
Forbes
But a study just published in JAMA found that marijuana use among pregnant women in Kaiser Permanente Northern California has been rising substantially. For the study, Kaiser Permanente researchers (Kelly C. Young-Wolff, PhD, MPH, Lue-Yen Tucker ...
More pregnant California women are using marijuana: studyNOLA.com
Bud in the Oven? Marijuana Use Rises in Pregnant WomenLive Science
Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises as California relaxes lawsThe Independent
The Globe and Mail -CNN -Los Angeles Times -The JAMA Network
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Bigger fish to fry: Businessman races to become first licenced cannabis producer in Newfoundland - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 17:25

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Bigger fish to fry: Businessman races to become first licenced cannabis producer in Newfoundland
The Globe and Mail
The son of a fisherman and a fish-plant worker, he is an insatiable entrepreneur who, in his effort to make a good living while remaining on the island, has dealt in antiques, printing presses, kosher fish products, meat, dog food and more. Now, having ...

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California ready to go green with legalization of marijuana in 2018 - CBS News

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 15:46

CBS News

California ready to go green with legalization of marijuana in 2018
CBS News
"It is going to take a while to get these businesses up and running," said Lori Ajax, who runs the California Bureau of Cannabis Control. "We're asking people to be patient." pot6.jpg. Marijuana in California. CBS News. California Highway Patrol ...
Nevada's Recreational Marijuana Market Hits $38M, Soars Past ColoradoForbes
California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private BackingNew York Times
Californian growers and retailers brace for cannabis competitionFinancial Times
Los Angeles Times -OregonLive.com -The Desert Sun
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Cannabis extraction experts at Levity Solutions want to shatter industry norms - Straight.com

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 15:45

Straight.com

Cannabis extraction experts at Levity Solutions want to shatter industry norms
Straight.com
Don't let names like shatter, budder, or wax confuse you: simply speaking, concentrates are the material that's left after an extractor has stripped compounds like THC and CBD from a bud to produce a substance far higher in cannabinoids and terpenes ...

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Marijuana stocks surge again as trading resumes after Christmas break - Financial Post

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 15:26

Financial Post

Marijuana stocks surge again as trading resumes after Christmas break
Financial Post
Canadian marijuana companies were still feeling the Christmas cheer on Wednesday, as some pot producers saw big gains in their stock prices on the first day of trading after a holiday break. Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy Growth Corp., Canada's ...

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Marijuana stocks rise after Canadian regulators' ruling - The Globe ... - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 10:32

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Marijuana stocks rise after Canadian regulators' ruling - The Globe ...
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CanniMed Therapeutics Inc should withdraw a shareholder rights plan adopted to fend off a hostile bid from larger rival Aurora Cannibis Inc, according to decision.
OSC orders Aurora to provide more disclosure, blocks CanniMed ...Financial Post
OSC issues ruling in cannabis hostile takeover fightToronto Star

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Woman suffered severe vomiting for 17 YEARS after near constant marijuana use caused a mysterious condition - The Sun

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 07:28

The Sun

Woman suffered severe vomiting for 17 YEARS after near constant marijuana use caused a mysterious condition
The Sun
... been dead for 20 years, mentally not realising she can't come to me." There is know known cure for the condition other than to stop using cannabis, but some doctors have noted that patients are sceptical their drug use is causing their illness. And ...

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Dutch councils vie to produce cannabis in bid to cut out criminals - The Guardian

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 03:06

The Guardian

Dutch councils vie to produce cannabis in bid to cut out criminals
The Guardian
A further suggestion is that the production would be done by individuals enrolled in a social cannabis club. Finally, it is suggested the coffee shops could be responsible for producing everything they sell. Paul Depla, the mayor of Breda, near the ...

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ER Doctor Has Concern For Legal Edible Marijuana - CBS Los Angeles

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 22:58

CBS Los Angeles

ER Doctor Has Concern For Legal Edible Marijuana
CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The countdown to buy pot legally in California is on. Starting Jan. 1 California will be the largest state in the nation with legal marijuana. As retailers prepare for the green rush, primarily in edibles infused with marijuana ...

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Californian growers and retailers brace for cannabis competition - Financial Times

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 21:01

Financial Times

Californian growers and retailers brace for cannabis competition
Financial Times
When he was a child, John Casali used to listen out for federal helicopters hunting the hippie marijuana growers who had migrated to a remote patch of the northern California coast which became known as the Emerald Triangle. “It was kind of disturbing ...
Will Legal Cannabis Thrive Or Get Shutdown? 2018 Will Tell - ForbesForbes
Move over pot brownies: California prepares for marijuana in wine, trail mixes, tacos and other ediblesLos Angeles Times
Pot policies: everything you need to know about marijuana ...CTV News
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Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises as California relaxes laws - The Independent

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 16:50

The Independent

Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises as California relaxes laws
The Independent
The number of pregnant women using marijuana has risen in California since the state relaxed its drug laws, a new study has found. The increase was especially sharp among young women, rising from 12.5 percent to nearly 22 percent for mothers to be ...
More pregnant women are using pot, study findsCNN
More women smoking marijuana while pregnant, US study findsThe Globe and Mail
Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Is on the Rise in CaliforniaGizmodo
AOL -Newsweek -Montreal Gazette
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NJ marijuana legalization: Point Pleasant Beach bans medical, recreational weed sales - Asbury Park Press

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 13:03

Asbury Park Press

NJ marijuana legalization: Point Pleasant Beach bans medical, recreational weed sales
Asbury Park Press
POINT PLEASANT BEACH — If and when marijuana is legalized in New Jersey, there will be at least one town where it won't be sold. The Point Pleasant Beach borough council has unanimously approved a full ban on marijuana sales, including both medical ...
South Jersey municipal officials ponder implications of legalized marijuanaShore News Today

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Little quality research into medical marijuana: Experts | Vancouver Sun - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:37

Little quality research into medical marijuana: Experts | Vancouver Sun
Vancouver Sun
Disinterested pharmaceutical industry and finding placebo are just two reasons experts say there has been little research into medicinal pot.

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Most Americans Don't Think Marijuana Causes More Crashes - The Drive

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 11:44

The Drive

Most Americans Don't Think Marijuana Causes More Crashes
The Drive
While most U.S. adults, or 91 percent, view driving under the influence of marijuana as dangerous and 87 percent said the practice makes one a hazard to others on the road, only 40 percent viewed weed as contributing to more crashes. That's according ...

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The First US-Listed Marijuana ETF Ignites Today - Benzinga

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 10:16

Benzinga

The First US-Listed Marijuana ETF Ignites Today
Benzinga
Previously, the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF was known as the Tierra XP Latin America Real Estate ETF, a fund dedicated to high-yielding real estate investments in Latin America. Earlier this year, ETF Managers Group LLC announced it would be changing ...
ETF Switches From Latin America To MarijuanaGreen Market Report (blog)

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Indica or sativa? Smoke or vape? A beginner's guide to buying recreational marijuana - Sacramento Bee

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 10:00

Sacramento Bee

Indica or sativa? Smoke or vape? A beginner's guide to buying recreational marijuana
Sacramento Bee
With recreational marijuana becoming available for sale on New Year's Day, you may be asking yourself: Do I want to try this stuff? If you have never used cannabis, or if it has been a long time since you have, you need to know that pot isn't just ...

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These States Are Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2018 - Forbes - Forbes

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 09:50

Forbes

These States Are Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2018 - Forbes
Forbes
Several states will consider marijuana bills or ballot measures in 2018. Here's a look at those that are seen as most likely to be enacted.
'I don't think we're going to be ready' police chief says on legal pot ...Edmonton Journal
These States Are Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2018 | Marijuana ...Marijuana Moment

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Edmonton Chamber of Commerce urges quick action on cannabis workplace rules - Edmonton Journal

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 05:00

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce urges quick action on cannabis workplace rules
Edmonton Journal
A. The other side of cannabis … that we really have to look at relates to employer rights and workplace safety. We think that government needs to work harder and faster to get this legislation formalized … we've got to know what the groundwork is ...

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Surveys Show Drop In Marijuana Use Among Colorado Youth...But Do They Reflect Reality? - HPPR

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 19:01

HPPR

Surveys Show Drop In Marijuana Use Among Colorado Youth...But Do They Reflect Reality?
HPPR
While statistics from district attorneys across the state on arrests and charges appear to back that up, but law enforcement officers whose job it is to intervene and report drug use by teens offer a starkly different perspective. A federally funded ...

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'No rush' to legalise medical cannabis - Daily Telegraph

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 16:23

Daily Telegraph

'No rush' to legalise medical cannabis
Daily Telegraph
“If marijuana provided such a uniquely beneficial drug, why haven't the major pharmaceutical companies been into it?” In an email response to questions from The Daily Telegraph, she confirmed ACRE would advise the hotline when requested, so doctors can ...

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