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Aphria exploring Ontario cannabis retail plans: CEO - BNN Bloomberg - BNNBloomberg.ca

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:46

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Aphria exploring Ontario cannabis retail plans: CEO - BNN Bloomberg
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Aphria Inc. CEO Vic Neufeld said the cannabis producer will look to open its own retail stores in Ontario once the province gives companies the green light for ...

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Ontario's Great Disrupter hits the cannabis market - Toronto Star

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 08:02

Toronto Star

Ontario's Great Disrupter hits the cannabis market
Toronto Star
Now Ford's government has socked the fledgling cannabis sector with the news that the retail sale of legalized recreational marijuana will be entrusted to the private sector and delayed until April. Some industry experts think it will be even longer ...
A Cannabis Company Just Got a $4 Billion Investment—the Biggest Ever—from a Booze CompanyEsquire.com
One marijuana legalization surprise: it may feel more repressive than what we see nowGlobalnews.ca
Canopy CEO Linton sees more 'disintegration' than consolidation in cannabis sector's futureFinancial Post
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Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana - CBC.ca

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 19:53

CBC.ca

Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana
CBC.ca
Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital. Social workers and ...
At least 76 people overdose on synthetic cannabis at Connecticut parkThe Guardian
What is synthetic marijuana?The Boston Globe
Synthetic marijuana causes spike in Connecticut overdosesNew York Post
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How high will they go? What cannabis legalization could look like in Alberta's mountain towns - Toronto Star

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 18:53

Toronto Star

How high will they go? What cannabis legalization could look like in Alberta's mountain towns
Toronto Star
EDMONTON—An Alberta mountain resort town could have one of the most relaxed policies in Canada for pot retailers. Jasper's town council voted Tuesday to let cannabis retail stores open until midnight, put no limit on the number of stores and requested ...

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As marijuana legalization looms, more Edmonton condo boards are banning smoking entirely, dividing residents - Toronto Star

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:41

Toronto Star

As marijuana legalization looms, more Edmonton condo boards are banning smoking entirely, dividing residents
Toronto Star
“There are a number of things that aren't even addressed: marijuana/cannabis issue is a big one,” he said, referring to his board's present bylaws. “They have an opportunity to step back and look at their current bylaws and legislation and see whether ...

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The Next Big Thing In Cannabis: Tourism - Forbes

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 15:32

Forbes

The Next Big Thing In Cannabis: Tourism
Forbes
Like Ganja Goddess, the tours, which cater to food and wine enthusiasts, attract both experienced marijuana users and newbies. Across the country there are also “puff and paint” events, featuring cannabis tastings, wine and the chance to paint your own ...

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DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really. - Forbes

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 13:10

Forbes

DEA Wants More Marijuana Grown And Fewer Opioids Produced In 2019. Really.
Forbes
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) isn't exactly known as big fan of marijuana. But in a new Federal Register filing set to be published soon, the anti-drug agency is moving to more than quintuple the amount of cannabis that can legally be grown ...

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'Budtenders,' edibles chefs among fastest-growing jobs in multi-billion dollar legal cannabis industry - Cincinnati.com

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:42

Cincinnati.com

'Budtenders,' edibles chefs among fastest-growing jobs in multi-billion dollar legal cannabis industry
Cincinnati.com
8 start date for Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program. Only a handful of the more than 100 licensed cannabis businesses in Ohio have received the regulatory approval necessary to begin manufacturing, distribution and retail activities. As a ...
'Budtenders,' edibles chefs among fastest-growing jobs in legal marijuana industryUSA TODAY
7 Highest-Paying Jobs in the Marijuana IndustryCivilized
Cannabis Jobs, Employment in Ohio | Indeed.comIndeed

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Cannabis: Here is what Quebec's stores will look like - Montreal Gazette

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:17

Montreal Gazette

Cannabis: Here is what Quebec's stores will look like
Montreal Gazette
The stores, which open when cannabis is officially legal on Oct. 17, are set up in two steps. Consumers will first step into a small entrance room where an employee will check their ID and verify that they're of age. Once their age is confirmed ...

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Corona's owner just made $4 billion bet on marijuana firm. What does that say about pot's future? - CNBC

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:49

CNBC

Corona's owner just made $4 billion bet on marijuana firm. What does that say about pot's future?
CNBC
The deal comes nearly 10 months after Constellation first took a 10 percent stake in Canopy to help create nonalcoholic cannabis-infused drinks and other products. Constellation's investment in Canopy, the biggest known deal in the marijuana industry, ...
Marijuana Company Shares Plans for $4 Billion Investment By Corona-Maker ConstellationFortune
What Corona owner's $4 billion bet on a marijuana firm says about pot's futureSeattle Times
This Bill In Congress Could Bring Top Marijuana Companies To The USInvestor's Business Daily
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Second Cup says it may convert Ontario coffee shops to cannabis stores - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:59

The Globe and Mail

Second Cup says it may convert Ontario coffee shops to cannabis stores
The Globe and Mail
The company's announcement comes after Ontario's Progressive Conservative government said it would allow private retailers to sell recreational marijuana starting next April. Second Cup had announced a partnership with marijuana clinic operator ...
Second Cup shares rise on news it may convert some Ont. outlets to cannabis shopsCBC.ca
Canadian Cannabis Debut Delayed In OntarioForbes
Ontario Coffee Chain Second Cup May Pivot to Pot, as Marijuana Goes Legal in CanadaFortune
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The Definitive Cannabis-Infused Travel Guide To Boulder, Colorado - Forbes

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 23:26

Forbes

The Definitive Cannabis-Infused Travel Guide To Boulder, Colorado
Forbes
At the helm is Hosea Rosenberg, who won Top Chef season five and is a vocal cannabis enthusiast. While marijuana is not officially on the meat-focused menu (yet), Boulder's first and only independent whole-animal butcher shop will cure any case of the ...

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People Who Use Marijuana For Gut Inflammation Might Actually Be on to Something - ScienceAlert

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 19:29

ScienceAlert

People Who Use Marijuana For Gut Inflammation Might Actually Be on to Something
ScienceAlert
"We need to be clear that while this is a plausible explanation for why marijuana users have reported cannabis relieves symptoms of IBD, we have thus far only evaluated this in mice and have not proven this experimentally in humans," says co-author ...

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Alcohol giant bets on cannabis with $5-billion Canopy deal - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 18:52

The Globe and Mail

Alcohol giant bets on cannabis with $5-billion Canopy deal
The Globe and Mail
The investment in the Canadian marijuana grower, announced on Wednesday, is by far the largest deal to date in the cannabis industry. It cements the link between the alcohol-beverage giant, with all of its marketing and deal-making expertise, and the ...
Cannabis Mega Deal Sets Stage for Global Weed EmpireBloomberg
Constellation spends $4bn to lift stake in cannabis group CanopyFinancial Times
'Cannabis disruption' ahead: Constellation Brands' $5 billion investment in Canopy may signal industry shakeupFinancial Post
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Saliva tests for cannabis won't provide an accurate depiction of impaired driving - Straight.com

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 18:03

Straight.com

Saliva tests for cannabis won't provide an accurate depiction of impaired driving
Straight.com
Changes to impaired-driving laws in preparation for cannabis legalization are not only proving flawed but are threatening the charter rights of all drivers on the road, even those who have never consumed pot.

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Richmond Hill, Markham to opt out of retail cannabis sales - CTV News

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:24

CTV News

Richmond Hill, Markham to opt out of retail cannabis sales
CTV News
The legalization of marijuana comes just a few days before a municipal election is supposed to take place in Richmond Hill and the rest of the Greater Toronto Area. Depending on the deadline to opt out, the next elected government of Richmond Hill may ...

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Many cannabis health claims aren't backed by science - CBC.ca

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:16

CBC.ca

Many cannabis health claims aren't backed by science
CBC.ca
Those cannabinoids — most notably tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), marijuana's main psychoactive ingredient, and cannabidiol (CBD) — also have been shown to reduce pain in some people. Preliminary evidence suggests cannabis may help replace or ...

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Conference resolutions reflect BC municipalities' cannabis concerns - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:47

Vancouver Sun

Conference resolutions reflect BC municipalities' cannabis concerns
Vancouver Sun
Also on the topic of medical marijuana, the Sunshine Coast Regional District said the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation should be amended to make ventilation systems a requirement for medical cannabis production licences in residential ...

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PCs' cannabis store scheme buys time for city to develop local policy - Ottawa Citizen

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 14:06

Ottawa Citizen

PCs' cannabis store scheme buys time for city to develop local policy
Ottawa Citizen
The Ontario Progressive Conservative government's cannabis sales scheme has bought time for the City of Ottawa to develop a local policy, but the municipal government still needs to move fast so the next city council can make a decision shortly after ...
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