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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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Marijuana won't be available in Ohio on Sept. 8. The state has delayed the rollout. - Cincinnati.com

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 15:27

Cincinnati.com

Marijuana won't be available in Ohio on Sept. 8. The state has delayed the rollout.
Cincinnati.com
COLUMBUS - Ohio patients will not be able to buy marijuana on Sept. 8, the anticipated start date for Ohio's medical cannabis program. In fact, it could take weeks more before medicinal weed is available for patients. Even then, it's likely to be ...
Medical marijuana sales delayed for OhioWTOL.com
Ohio patients disappointed by medical marijuana delayWDTN.com
Ohio Will Miss Sept. 8 Deadline for Medical Marijuana AvailabilityLeafly
13abc Action News
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Future of Canada's cannabis market brings options for consumers - CBC.ca

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:31

CBC.ca

Future of Canada's cannabis market brings options for consumers
CBC.ca
For those who don't want to smoke marijuana, entrepreneurs are already developing other ways for Canadians to consume cannabis. 5:25. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices · Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback ...

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Senate vote on changes to marijuana legalization bill looms amid resistance - Toronto Star

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 10:03

Toronto Star

Senate vote on changes to marijuana legalization bill looms amid resistance
Toronto Star
OTTAWA—A Senate vote this week on dozens of amendments to a bill legalizing recreational marijuana probably won't substantially delay Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's push to open the market this summer. The amended bill — the Senate's social affairs ...

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Secondhand marijuana smoke and kids - Harvard Health (blog)

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 07:30

Harvard Health (blog)

Secondhand marijuana smoke and kids
Harvard Health (blog)
Studies show that when you are around someone who is smoking marijuana, the smoke gets into your system too. How much of it gets in depends on how close the person is, how many people are smoking and how much, how long you spend near them, and ...

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Cannabis entrepreneurs set sights on non-smokers - CBC.ca

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 03:04

CBC.ca

Cannabis entrepreneurs set sights on non-smokers
CBC.ca
"When I got into this industry in 2014, there was this question of: 'What is the form of how people will be using marijuana?' " says Dooma Wendschuh, co-founder of Belleville, Ont.-based Province Brands, which is developing a beer brewed from cannabis.

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Why we need better, smarter, panic-free education on cannabis - The Conversation CA

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:34

The Conversation CA

Why we need better, smarter, panic-free education on cannabis
The Conversation CA
This week, the third reading and vote on the bill to legalize cannabis will take place in Canada's Senate. As Bill C-45 was being studied by Senate committees on Parliament Hill, there was a frequent refrain of “we're not ready,” “we need more time ...
Senate ban on marijuana "swag" creates unintended problems, says industryFinancial Post
Marijuana producers say cannabis branding ban on promotional items will bolster black marketToronto Star
Marijuana bill faces critical vote at last step ahead of legalization ...CTV News
The Hill -WDIV ClickOnDetroit -WOODTV.com -Winston-Salem Journal
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Unlucky cannabis applicants critical of Sask. government's lottery process - Regina Leader-Post

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:32

Regina Leader-Post

Unlucky cannabis applicants critical of Sask. government's lottery process
Regina Leader-Post
Pat Warnecke didn't hold out much hope he would be selected in the Saskatchewan government's cannabis retail licence process. “Nowhere in the RFP (request for proposals) did I ever see that if you had anything to do with the cannabis industry before ...

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Hickenlooper vetoes first-in-the-nation bill that would have allowed marijuana “tasting rooms” in Colorado - The Denver Post

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:11

The Denver Post

Hickenlooper vetoes first-in-the-nation bill that would have allowed marijuana “tasting rooms” in Colorado
The Denver Post
Colorado law prohibits marijuana consumption in public spaces; however, the state is home to several unlicensed cannabis clubs. Also, the city of Denver has started issuing licenses after a voter-approved initiative for marijuana social-use establishments.
Colorado Governor Vetoes Marijuana 'Tasting Rooms' ProposalSnopes.com
Colorado governor vetoes bill for marijuana 'tasting rooms'Press Herald
Colorado gov nixes pioneering cannabis tasting room billMarijuana Business Daily

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Stoner MacGuyver: Marijuana Consumers Are Still Making Their Own Bongs - Forbes

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 16:04

Forbes

Stoner MacGuyver: Marijuana Consumers Are Still Making Their Own Bongs
Forbes
The drug education website recently surveyed more than 1,000 men and women to learn more about the lifestyle of that portion of the cannabis culture that still resorts to stoner ingenuity in order to smoke weed. The study uncovered a wealth of ...

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Could a mega marijuana production facility revive a small Okanagan town? - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:10

Globalnews.ca

Could a mega marijuana production facility revive a small Okanagan town?
Globalnews.ca
In the sleepy town of Okanagan Falls, located on the south end of Skaha Lake near Penticton, groundwork is being laid to build one of the largest pot production facilities in the country. Sunniva Inc. is proposing to build a 740,000-square-foot medical ...

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Why Did Aurora Cannabis Pay Such A High Price For MedReleaf Corp.? - Forbes

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:40

Forbes

Why Did Aurora Cannabis Pay Such A High Price For MedReleaf Corp.?
Forbes
With Canada set to legalize recreational use of marijuana for adult consumers in July, many companies in the space are scrambling to increase their production capacity to meet the demand forecast. This has led to a consolidation in the industry, with ...

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