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Mexico to legalize marijuana-based product sales next year - Reuters

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 16:43

Reuters

Mexico to legalize marijuana-based product sales next year
Reuters
He added that Cofepris expects distributors and retailers to import the items, with some companies eventually producing items in Mexico using marijuana grown abroad. The regulation does not apply to sales of pure marijuana. Legalization has stirred ...
Marijuana legislation will not achieve its objectives and should be defeatedHill Times
POLL: Are you ready for NJ marijuana legalization?Asbury Park Press

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What Are You Smoking? Episode 20: Cannabis Cocktail Time - Leafly

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 15:33

Leafly

What Are You Smoking? Episode 20: Cannabis Cocktail Time
Leafly
Leafly's cannabis experts are here to share some of their favorite recipes and products for making cannabis-infused cocktails, mocktails, punches, and more. In this episode: Brett relates a cautionary tale about homemade tinctures, Jeremiah's ...

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Health Canada nearly doubles number of marijuana production licences in second half of 2017 - Toronto Star

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:38

Toronto Star

Health Canada nearly doubles number of marijuana production licences in second half of 2017
Toronto Star
OTTAWA—Health Canada has nearly doubled the number of licensed cannabis producers in the country over the past six months and new numbers show hundreds more applicants are in the final stages of approval as the government rushes toward national ...

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Cannabis and Mental Health: Cause, Cure, or It's Complicated? (Yes) - Leafly

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:11

Leafly

Cannabis and Mental Health: Cause, Cure, or It's Complicated? (Yes)
Leafly
Given those stats, and the reality that, outside of tobacco and alcohol, cannabis is the most common psychoactive substance used among the general population, it's inevitable that the potential overlap of cannabis and mental illness will lead to a ...

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Kamloops amends business licence and zoning bylaws ahead of marijuana legalization - CBC.ca

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:03

CBC.ca

Kamloops amends business licence and zoning bylaws ahead of marijuana legalization
CBC.ca
Kamloops, B.C.'s city council has approved changes to zoning and business licence bylaws to handle current and future cannabis dispensaries following a public hearing on Dec.19. Zoning for dispensaries will ensure they will not be located near schools ...
Kamloops mayor says new marijuana dispensary bylaw 'not a money grab'CFJC Today Kamloops

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Can we talk about marijuana at church? - The Christian Century

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:08

The Christian Century

Can we talk about marijuana at church?
The Christian Century
The word marijuana became the favored rhetorical term of white politicians to forward a xenophobic policy that simultaneously banned marijuana across the country and demonized immigrant and black communities. It was easier to scare white America with ...

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Canadians spending nearly as much on marijuana as wine, shows ... - The Independent

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 02:17

The Independent

Canadians spending nearly as much on marijuana as wine, shows ...
The Independent
Canadians spent $6.2bn (£3.5bn) on marijuana in 2015, almost as much as they did on wine, a report has shown. A study of marijuana consumption between 1960 and 2015 carried out by Canada's bureau of statistics estimated there were 4.9 million cannabis ...
Many cannabis users aren't convinced that marijuana causes impaired driving: surveyNational Post
Cannabis Producers Blowing Smoke With Advertising PushHuffington Post Canada
Will California heed other states' lessons in opening recreational marijuana sales?The Mercury News
BBC News -The Globe and Mail -CBC.ca -The New York Times
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Ottawa to more than triple cannabis licences to boost production - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 17:06

The Globe and Mail

Ottawa to more than triple cannabis licences to boost production
The Globe and Mail
The federal government is in the final stage of licensing 208 new cannabis companies, which would more than triple the number of official producers and vastly increase the industry's capacity in the lead-up to legalization, federal officials said ...
Trudeau says cannabis will become legal 'next summer,' not July 1CTV News

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California Releases Applications for Cannabis Cultivation Licenses - Leafly

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:52

Leafly

California Releases Applications for Cannabis Cultivation Licenses
Leafly
... state-licensed businesses will be located. Since then, regulators have been periodically updating the list of licensees. Leafly has been compiling that information along with estimated launch dates for various jurisdictions. adult ...
California Contractor Begins Licensing Cannabis SellersGovernment Technology

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Cannabidiol (compound of cannabis) - World Health Organization

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:29

World Health Organization

Cannabidiol (compound of cannabis)
World Health Organization
It has been widely reported that WHO officially recommended on December 14, 2017 that cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) not be internationally scheduled as a controlled substance. What is Cannabidiol and is it safe? Cannabidiol is one of several ...

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Addresses for initial New Brunswick cannabis retail stores announced - CBC.ca

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 16:07

CBC.ca

Addresses for initial New Brunswick cannabis retail stores announced
CBC.ca
Latest New Brunswick News Headlines. OLY Canada Marijuana 20170815 Addresses for initial New Brunswick cannabis retail stores announced · Shediac condo developer halts construction until lawsuit resolved · Ice fisherman recounts dramatic rescue from ...
NB announces locations of 11 Cannabis NB retail stores, re-issues tenders for 9Globalnews.ca

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A California company is making a breathalyzer for marijuana - The Week Magazine

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 13:00

The Week Magazine

A California company is making a breathalyzer for marijuana
The Week Magazine
Starting next year, law enforcement officials and curious smokers alike will be able to buy marijuana breathalyzers, NBC Bay Area reported Tuesday. Hound Labs, a start-up based in Oakland, California, developed the product in anticipation of the Golden ...
No uniform test for marijuana DUIs as legalization nearsKALW

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Cannabis Report Tops National Academies' 2017 Bestseller List - Leafly

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:54

Leafly

Cannabis Report Tops National Academies' 2017 Bestseller List
Leafly
The National Academies are three separate academies of leading researchers and scholars, organized under the federal government, that provide scientific analysis and advice to the nation. In 2017, the organizations published a total of 323 reports, but ...

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Many cannabis users aren't convinced that marijuana causes impaired driving: survey - National Post

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:00

National Post

Many cannabis users aren't convinced that marijuana causes impaired driving: survey
National Post
Only half of respondents who had consumed cannabis in the last year felt that marijuana use affects driving, according to the Canadian Cannabis Survey, released Tuesday, compared to 75 per cent of all respondents. Another 24 per cent said it depends ...
Why The Canadian Marijuana Market Will Be Smaller Than Investors ThinkForbes
Canada spends as much on marijuana as wineBBC News
Street cost for cannabis lower than legal price point, Statscan findsThe Globe and Mail
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Marijuana Doomsday Didn't Come - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:51

U.S. News & World Report

Marijuana Doomsday Didn't Come
U.S. News & World Report
Legal cannabis business owners must invest thousands of dollars in licensing fees, and tens-of-thousands of dollars in their physical shops. A business owner who sells to minors stands to lose all of that investment, in addition to going to jail. The ...

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St. Anthony mayor weighs pro and cons of marijuana plan - The Gulf News

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 06:15

The Gulf News

St. Anthony mayor weighs pro and cons of marijuana plan
The Gulf News
St. Anthony Mayor Desmond McDonald believes the province's marijuana production facility should be located in a rural area. He also sees opportunities for business with the province's plan to legalize marijuana. The Government of Newfoundland and ...

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Placentia Bay medical marijuana project moves through licensing process - The Gander Beacon

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 06:02

The Gander Beacon

Placentia Bay medical marijuana project moves through licensing process
The Gander Beacon
... cannabis," company president William Higgs said in the release. "We will need the full cooperation of Health Canada but it is possible to have a license facility in Newfoundland Labrador operational in July 2018.” Construction will reportedly ...

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Calgary-based cannabis company has plans for 180000 sq.-ft. greenhouse in Lethbridge - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 19:37

Globalnews.ca

Calgary-based cannabis company has plans for 180000 sq.-ft. greenhouse in Lethbridge
Globalnews.ca
WATCH: A Calgary based company has purchased five acres of land in Lethbridge and intends to build a massive greenhouse to grow recreational marijuana. Here's Joe Scarpelli with more on the new business hoping to be a budding success. X. - A A + ...

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Lone Southwest Michigan marijuana testing lab allowed to stay open - MLive.com

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 18:16

MLive.com

Lone Southwest Michigan marijuana testing lab allowed to stay open
MLive.com
Started in 2014, The Spott tests samples of medicinal cannabis to make sure dispensaries, caregivers, and home growers are providing patients with a safe and properly dosed product. It's one of only a handful in the state, and the only lab in Southwest ...

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Part 1, Leafly's Faves 2017: Our Strain, Product, and Brand Picks - Leafly

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 15:53

Leafly

Part 1, Leafly's Faves 2017: Our Strain, Product, and Brand Picks
Leafly
We all did so for different reasons. First and foremost, we love this plant and all it has to offer. We got as excited about new advances and offerings on the market as we do about old favorites that stand the test of time. We consumed socially with ...

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