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Aspen Live Founder Launches Cannabis Summit - Billboard

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:12

Billboard

Aspen Live Founder Launches Cannabis Summit
Billboard
The event's founder Jim Lewi, a music industry veteran who works at both Goldstar and Red Light Management, is seizing on the success of the event to launch a cannabis conference in one of the first states in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana ...

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US States Tried Decriminalizing Pot Before. Here's Why It Didn't Work - TIME

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:00

TIME

US States Tried Decriminalizing Pot Before. Here's Why It Didn't Work
TIME
In the past five years, eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Today, 68 million people live in areas where marijuana is treated like alcohol or tobacco. The drug is sold in stores, millions of tax dollars ...

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Marijuana meds for pets? Vets want clinical trials - Technology ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 05:48

CBC.ca

Marijuana meds for pets? Vets want clinical trials - Technology ...
CBC.ca
People anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to marijuana-based oils and powders. But there's little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects. Vets say research is badly needed.

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You Can Now 'Snort' Weed Using This Cannabis Nasal Spray - Motherboard

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 05:48

Motherboard

You Can Now 'Snort' Weed Using This Cannabis Nasal Spray
Motherboard
When listing off drugs you can snort up your nose, marijuana usually doesn't make the list. But with cannabinoid-spiked nasal sprays, that's now possible, though it might not be any different than smoking. Homemade cannabis nasal sprays have existed on ...

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Some Ontario municipalities push back against retail cannabis stores - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:23

The Globe and Mail

Some Ontario municipalities push back against retail cannabis stores
The Globe and Mail
The Ontario government says it will delay opening branches of its new cannabis retail chain in municipalities that object to having them. A handful of mayors in the Greater Toronto Area have said they do not want a marijuana store in their areas, even ...

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First Nations demand control over cannabis sales - The Globe and ... - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:06

The Globe and Mail

First Nations demand control over cannabis sales - The Globe and ...
The Globe and Mail
AFN conference hears a wide range of positions on specifics, but leaders agree that provincial laws shouldn't apply on reserves.

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Province way behind in dealing with marijuana-impaired driving, says lawyer - CBC.ca

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:17

CBC.ca

Province way behind in dealing with marijuana-impaired driving, says lawyer
CBC.ca
This week, the provincial government announced plans for the sale of recreational marijuana in British Columbia, but Vancouver defence lawyer Kyla Lee says roadside testing is lacking and there's no provincial plan for dealing with drug-impaired ...

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CanniMed announces agreement to supply medical cannabis to PharmaChoice - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:09

The Globe and Mail

CanniMed announces agreement to supply medical cannabis to PharmaChoice
The Globe and Mail
CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. says it has entered into a definitive agreement with PharmaChoice to supply herbal, oils and oil-derivative cannabis products to its more than 750 pharmacy locations across Canada. The Saskatoon-based company says ...
CanniMed announces medical cannabis supply agreement with PharmaChoiceFinancial Post

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Analysis: Manitoba Tories leave common sense out of cannabis ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:19

Winnipeg Free Press

Analysis: Manitoba Tories leave common sense out of cannabis ...
Winnipeg Free Press
Governments in Canada have been playing politics with marijuana for some time now. The promise to le... - Analysis - Winnipeg Free Press.
Setting pot purchasing age at 19 suggests 'marijuana is more of a ...CBC.ca

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An Overview of Cannabis Legalization Driving Politicians Insane - Leafly

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:52

Leafly

An Overview of Cannabis Legalization Driving Politicians Insane
Leafly
Ron Orr, a provincial politician for Alberta, claimed that cannabis legalization could lead to a communist revolution. Seriously. It all started in July 2017, when Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu rose in the House of Commons. “We have already established ...

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LA lawmakers back new regulations on marijuana industry - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:23

Los Angeles Times

LA lawmakers back new regulations on marijuana industry
Los Angeles Times
At the Wednesday meeting, Councilman Curren Price lamented that the criminalization of cannabis “unfairly targeted communities of color like the one I represent.” “I'm ready to level the playing field so that everyone has a fair shot at reaping the ...
Los Angeles OKs Cannabis Regs, Jan. 1 Launch UnlikelyLeafly
LA to become largest US city with legal recreational marijuanaNBCNews.com
America's biggest marijuana market finalizes rules for recreational weedThe Cannabist
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Marijuana businesses, excluded from finance, face unusual risks - The Economist

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:23

The Economist

Marijuana businesses, excluded from finance, face unusual risks
The Economist
Although 29 American states allow sales of marijuana for medical use (or medical and recreational use), federal law still classifies it as a “schedule 1” drug like heroin. Firms handling marijuana proceeds can be prosecuted for money laundering. Ned ...

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Legal Marijuana Sales Will Hit $10 Billion in 2017 | Fortune - Fortune

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:49

Fortune

Legal Marijuana Sales Will Hit $10 Billion in 2017 | Fortune
Fortune
Arcview Group says legal marijuana sales in 2017 will hit $10 billion.

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Canadians want to know: How will recreational marijuana be sold where I live? - CTV News

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 06:17

CTV News

Canadians want to know: How will recreational marijuana be sold where I live?
CTV News
The government's legislation would also prohibit people from growing cannabis at home for recreational purposes. Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries would regulate the sale of cannabis and municipal governments would have the option to ban sales by ...
BC plans minimum age of 19 for buying and selling marijuanaThe Globe and Mail
BC Releases Plan For Legal MarijuanaHuffington Post Canada
BC government unveils plan to regulate recreational potVancouver Sun
Globalnews.ca
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Major Retailer Set to Distribute Marijuana in Mississauga and Beyond - insauga.com

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 21:56

insauga.com

Major Retailer Set to Distribute Marijuana in Mississauga and Beyond
insauga.com
We already know that the LCBO will be selling soon-to-be-legalized cannabis out of a series of future standalone CCBO (Cannabis Control Board of Ontario) stores, so it comes as new surprise that another popular retailer is preparing to offer marijuana ...
Aphria shares surge after announcing medical marijuana supply deal with ShoppersBNN

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Government faces balancing act on marketing, packaging of legal marijuana - CTV News

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 18:02

CTV News

Government faces balancing act on marketing, packaging of legal marijuana
CTV News
VANCOUVER -- David Brown's marijuana marketing students are often shocked to learn how difficult it is to -- well -- market marijuana. Advertising medical cannabis is essentially banned in Canada, with some exceptions. Restrictions on recreational weed ...

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Landlords celebrate proposed amendments on cannabis, abandoned property - Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:15

Regina Leader-Post

Landlords celebrate proposed amendments on cannabis, abandoned property
Regina Leader-Post
“Right now, landlords have the authority to say a building is a smoking building or a non-smoking building, so this extends that right to cannabis users as well,” he said. “If you choose to rent you may have to find a landlord that's marijuana-friendly ...
Find a pot-friendly landlord: province's advice to Sask. marijuana usersCBC.ca
Sask. announces new marijuana, eviction rules for rentersNews Talk 650 CKOM

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Paraguay Congress legalizes planting of medical marijuana - Reuters

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 13:10

Paraguay Congress legalizes planting of medical marijuana
Reuters
ASUNCION (Reuters) - Paraguay's Congress passed a bill on Tuesday creating a state-sponsored system to import marijuana seeds and grow the plant for medical uses, a decision that followed other countries in Latin America. The landlocked South American ...

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Nebraska state troopers stop car traveling 103 mph, find edible marijuana, hash oil butter in the car - Omaha World-Herald

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:38

Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska state troopers stop car traveling 103 mph, find edible marijuana, hash oil butter in the car
Omaha World-Herald
The Nebraska State Patrol arrested three people on drug charges after a traffic stop near North Platte revealed that three had marijuana, edible marijuana products and hash oil butter in their car. Troopers made the stop about 4:45 p.m. Monday after ...
Nebraska troopers seize 47lbs of marijuana productsWOWT

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Home-grown dope? Province says nope: Manitoba unveils new ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:36

Winnipeg Free Press

Home-grown dope? Province says nope: Manitoba unveils new ...
Winnipeg Free Press
Manitobans will be prohibited from growing marijuana for recreational purposes at home after cannabi... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.

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