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Marijuana Goes Mainstream: 63 Percent of American Voters Say It Should Be Legal - Entrepreneur

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:55

Entrepreneur

Marijuana Goes Mainstream: 63 Percent of American Voters Say It Should Be Legal
Entrepreneur
More American voters support marijuana legalization than ever before, according to a new poll released by Quinnipiac University. When asked if "the use of marijuana should be made legal in the U.S.," American voters said 63 - 33 percent that it should.

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New Data Shows Smoking Marijuana Is A Dying Trend - Forbes

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:46

Forbes

New Data Shows Smoking Marijuana Is A Dying Trend
Forbes
The typical cannabis user is often represented with images of stoners and potheads blowing out massive plumes of smoke after taking a hit off a joint or a makeshift bong. But this is not the future of cannabis consumption, according to the findings in ...

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Checking cookies for cannabis could be challenging: Manitoba premier - CTV News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:45

CTV News

Checking cookies for cannabis could be challenging: Manitoba premier
CTV News
WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he will consider closing a loophole that allows people to eat marijuana-infused brownies and other homemade edibles in public places when cannabis is federally legalized this year. But he says enforcing ...
Opposition says provincial government is blowing smoke on uncertainty over cannabis revenuesCBC.ca
Province got 'big things right' on cannabis, but edibles a concern: PallisterWinnipeg Free Press

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Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rights - CNBC

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:29

CNBC

Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rights
CNBC
"There has been a general softening, at least on medical marijuana, and I think Republicans don't want to end up on the wrong side of the issue," McCulloch added. Both Senators have made headlines for their vocal support of cannabis legalization.
How marijuana is going to become bipartisanWashington Post
Marijuana advocates, state lawmakers blast Hickenlooper over his veto of three cannabis billsThe Denver Post
Senators introduce bipartisan bill to protect state laws on marijuanaThe Hill
New York Post -Leafly -Marijuana Business Daily
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Marijuana is the new beer as pot growers look to drinkable weed - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 05:58

The Globe and Mail

Marijuana is the new beer as pot growers look to drinkable weed
The Globe and Mail
Marijuana producers are betting an increasing number of people would rather pour a drink infused with pot. The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. plans to develop a product-testing and manufacturing centre to explore using cannabis in everything from ...
Senate passes marijuana billCTV News
Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rightsCNBC
Donald Trump's Surprising Comment: He Will Likely Back Pro-Cannabis BillInc.com
The Guardian -TIME -Telegraph.co.uk -Senator Elizabeth Warren
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Senate Indigenous committee came close to indefinitely postponing cannabis legalization - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:49

Globalnews.ca

Senate Indigenous committee came close to indefinitely postponing cannabis legalization
Globalnews.ca
The Trudeau government has averted a potential confrontation with Indigenous senators that could have delayed the legalization of recreational marijuana. The 11 members of the Senate's Aboriginal peoples' committee had planned Wednesday to support a ...
Feds avert delay of pot legalization with promises to Indigenous senatorsCTV News
Feds avert possible delay of marijuana bill with promises to Aboriginal senators680 News

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One group is dreading marijuana legalization: the Marijuana party - The Guardian

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

One group is dreading marijuana legalization: the Marijuana party
The Guardian
New rules being rushed out across the country mean that once legalisation is in place, some will find it easier to obtain and use marijuana than others, he said. In Nova Scotia, landlords were recently granted permission to ban cannabis use and ...

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Marijuana: Warren/Gardner legalization bill would let each state 'determine for itself' - Boing Boing

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:04

Boing Boing

Marijuana: Warren/Gardner legalization bill would let each state 'determine for itself'
Boing Boing
Warren's press advisory says the bill "extends these protections to Washington D.C., U.S. territories, and federally recognized tribes, and contains common-sense guardrails to ensure that states, territories, and tribes regulating marijuana do so safely.".
US Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans press conference on marijuana billMassLive.com

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Edmonton opts to avoid aggressive restrictive cannabis prohibition - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:35

Globalnews.ca

Edmonton opts to avoid aggressive restrictive cannabis prohibition
Globalnews.ca
READ MORE: Edmonton report outlines no-go zones for recreational marijuana use. “That's a risk, if we're too restrictive from the get-go,” said Ryan Pleckaitis, from the city's community standards and neighbourhoods department. “These are experiences ...
City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on ...CBC.ca
Where not to toke: Council committee recommends relaxed rules on cannabis consumptionEdmonton Journal
'A step forward': Cannabis and tobacco use to alignCTV News

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California Has Set the Cannabis Curve—Again - Leafly

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:49

Leafly

California Has Set the Cannabis Curve—Again
Leafly
Wander into the city block-sized cannabis Coachella in California's Wine Country last weekend, and you would have experienced a Matrix-like reality shift. 'Wait, where is the 215 area?' you think. 'You know, the place where they corral the pot smokers ...

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Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there's too much regulation - Calgary Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:18

Calgary Herald

Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there's too much regulation
Calgary Herald
Rules permitting marijuana use at festivals and events were approved by a council committee Wednesday, despite protest votes from some councillors who say the city is in danger of overregulating Calgarians' ability to consume the drug. Committee ...
Calgary to allow 'cannabis festival tents'Globalnews.ca
'Cannabis gardens' should be allowed at Calgary events, says city committeeCBC.ca
Cannabis use to be allowed at Calgary festivals - 660 NEWS660 News

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Senate Aboriginal People's committee withdraws support for deferring marijuana bill - Toronto Star

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:56

Toronto Star

Senate Aboriginal People's committee withdraws support for deferring marijuana bill
Toronto Star
Indigenous people are torn, he said, between the allure of getting in on the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry and the spectre of legalized pot casting “a long and threatening shadow on an element of Canadian society already ravaged by unmitigated ...

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Canadian students who use marijuana end up with poor health ... - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:36

Globalnews.ca

Canadian students who use marijuana end up with poor health ...
Globalnews.ca
Students who try marijuana at an early age and use it often are more likely to have co-occurring problems, poor health outcomes, and less occupational and ...
Ten-year study of youth cannabis use reveals 'troubling' results, says Nova Scotia researcherToronto Star
Effects of cannabis use on youth: can we predict the future?UVic News

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Debunking weed: could cannabis be a silver bullet? - BBC News

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 07:17

BBC News

Debunking weed: could cannabis be a silver bullet?
BBC News
We now know that the CBD element of cannabis has a host of therapeutic applications. The irony is that our predecessors have been using medicinal marijuana for at least 3,000 years. Body of Evidence is a video series from BBC Future unravelling medical ...

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World Cannabis Congress to meet in Saint John, looking for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 05:12

Globalnews.ca

World Cannabis Congress to meet in Saint John, looking for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana
Globalnews.ca
Marijuana industry titans will gather in New Brunswick next week to discuss how to market cannabis in a competitive legal marketplace, and other issues raised by the dawn of government-run weed. The World Cannabis Congress will host 450 industry ...
All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legalThe Guardian
Canada Is Set To Legalize Recreational Marijuana This WeekNarcity
Cannabis Act headed to final Senate vote tomorrowNews1130
The Independent -TheStranger.com
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Industry looks for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana - National Post

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:02

Industry looks for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana
National Post
SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Marijuana industry titans will gather in New Brunswick next week to discuss how to market cannabis in a competitive legal marketplace, and other issues raised by the dawn of government-run weed. The World Cannabis Congress will ...

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All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legal - The Guardian

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 23:17

The Guardian

All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legal
The Guardian
When Canopy Growth opened its first cannabis factory in an old chocolate plant near Ottawa four years ago, it did so predicting a bright future. Canada had already legalized medical marijuana, and Canopy predicted full legalization for recreational use ...
Marijuana growing companies must disclose foreign owners in bid to curb organized crimeGlobalnews.ca
Senate votes to publicly disclose cannabis investors in bid to shut out criminalsiPolitics.ca
Voters will decide marijuana legalization after Legislature fails to actDetroit Free Press
CBC.ca -CTV News -Bridge Michigan -Winston-Salem Journal
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These Are The 4 Big Buzzwords in the Cannabis Industry Right Now - Entrepreneur

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 21:34

Entrepreneur

These Are The 4 Big Buzzwords in the Cannabis Industry Right Now
Entrepreneur
“Mainstream society--who is the prime target for cannabis--the 30-something professional, they don't want to feel edgy,” says Co-Founder & CEO of Marijuana Business Daily Cassandra Farrington They want to feel like it's as normal as having a glass of wine.

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Vancouver's Sahota family pursues licence for medical marijuana farm - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 18:41

The Globe and Mail

Vancouver's Sahota family pursues licence for medical marijuana farm
The Globe and Mail
A Vancouver family known for owning hundreds of run-down residential rentals that have been the subject of numerous municipal bylaw violations is in the advanced stages of pursuing a federal licence to produce medical cannabis on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.

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Take a look inside the world's largest legal cannabis farm - BBC News

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 16:46

BBC News

Take a look inside the world's largest legal cannabis farm
BBC News
Canada is on the verge of legalising marijuana for recreational use. The BBC visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the largest facility of its kind in the world. Listen to more stories from The World Tonight and ...

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