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Cannabis advertising takes to the skies - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 05:02

Los Angeles Times

Cannabis advertising takes to the skies
Los Angeles Times
Allegiant Air's in-flight magazine, Sunseeker, began this month to run an ad for Acres Cannabis, a marijuana dispensary and open-view kitchen where THC-infused candies and cookies are made and sold in a shop located a few blocks off of the Las Vegas ...

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Legal Marijuana Is Almost Here. If Only Pot Farmers Were on Board. - New York Times

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 03:32

New York Times

Legal Marijuana Is Almost Here. If Only Pot Farmers Were on Board.
New York Times
More than nine months after California voted to legalize recreational marijuana, only a small share of the tens of thousands of cannabis farmers in Northern California have joined the system, according to law enforcement officers and cannabis growers.

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Toddler 'forced to drink beer and smoke cannabis' by teenage parents - The Independent

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 01:03

The Independent

Toddler 'forced to drink beer and smoke cannabis' by teenage parents
The Independent
Footage has emerged of what appears to be a toddler being coaxed into smoking cigarettes and drink beer by her teenage parents. The young girl, aged around three-years-old, can be seen swaying as cigarettes and a beer bottle are held up to her mouth, ...

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Children forced to work at cannabis factories as slaves, warns charity - The Independent

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 15:57

The Independent

Children forced to work at cannabis factories as slaves, warns charity
The Independent
Children are being forced to tend cannabis factories and commit street crimes, a leading charity has warned as it raised the alarm over the hidden toll of child slavery in the UK. The NSPCC said youngsters around the country also face sexual ...

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'Get the Criminal Elements Out of the Sale of Marijuana': The Week in Cannabis Quotes - Leafly

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 15:50

Leafly

'Get the Criminal Elements Out of the Sale of Marijuana': The Week in Cannabis Quotes
Leafly
Plenty is happening all over the world—from brutal hurricanes and earthquakes to savage wildfires—but the cannabis conversation continues with a mix of setbacks, czar appointments, and Speedos. Here's a roundup of quotes from the past week.
Trump and Sessions are ignoring voters' overwhelming support for medical marijuana. Will Congress listen?Los Angeles Times
Rohrabacher-Blumenauer medical marijuana protections extended by debt limit dealThe Cannabist

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NS marijuana activists concerned with Ontario's plan for legalization - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:15

Globalnews.ca

NS marijuana activists concerned with Ontario's plan for legalization
Globalnews.ca
“As we build up a safe, responsible channel for recreational cannabis, our twin goal will be to stop the sale of illegal, unregulated and unsafe cannabis,” said Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi. “Illicit cannabis dispensaries are not legal now and ...

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Sask. government asks public for input on marijuana - News Talk 980 CJME

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:32

News Talk 980 CJME

Sask. government asks public for input on marijuana
News Talk 980 CJME
The provincial government is asking Saskatchewan residents for their views on what the rules around marijuana legalization should look like. An online survey is open until Oct. 6, 2017, asking the public how they think weed should be sold in stores ...

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Canada's Ontario province to sell marijuana for recreational use in 150 government-run shops - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:44

Telegraph.co.uk

Canada's Ontario province to sell marijuana for recreational use in 150 government-run shops
Telegraph.co.uk
The minimum age to use, purchase and possess recreational cannabis in Ontario will be 19, the same minimum age to consume alcohol and tobacco in the province. Only marijuana grown by producers licensed by Health Canada, the federal government ...
Ontario to sell marijuana in 150 government-run stores; must be used in 'private residences'Globalnews.ca
Ontario government's marijuana monopoly could weed out craft growersTimminsToday
LCBO subsidiary to manage Ontario marijuana salesThe Globe and Mail
Government of Ontario News -CBC.ca -Macleans.ca
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Smoking cannabis at home could get you evicted, housing providers warn - The Independent

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 06:25

The Independent

Smoking cannabis at home could get you evicted, housing providers warn
The Independent
Tenants are being warned that they could face eviction if caught smoking cannabis inside their own homes. As part of the 'Use it? Lose it!' campaign which started following a series of house fires caused by cannabis use, housing providers are warning ...

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Marijuana with 'CBD' May Pose Less Risk to Long-Term Users - Live Science

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 02:55

Live Science

Marijuana with 'CBD' May Pose Less Risk to Long-Term Users
Live Science
The study "suggests that strains of cannabis with similar levels of CBD and THC would pose significantly less long-term risk due to CBD's protective effect against THC," study author Dr. Ken Mackie, a professor in the Department of Psychological and ...

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How smoking cannabis behind closed doors could get you EVICTED from your home - The Sun

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 01:18

The Sun

How smoking cannabis behind closed doors could get you EVICTED from your home
The Sun
SMOKING cannabis behind closed doors could get you evicted from your home, campaigners have dramatically warned. Housing providers in Liverpool have launched a new initiative warning tenants they could be thrown out of their rented home if caught ...

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Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low defying legalisation opponents' predictions - The Independent

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 23:35

The Independent

Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low defying legalisation opponents' predictions
The Independent
In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation's 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week. Last year, 6.5 per cent of adolescents used marijuana on a monthly basis ...
A Safer Way To Legalize MarijuanaHealth Affairs (blog)

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Ontario to sell cannabis at government-run stores, online - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 18:23

The Globe and Mail

Ontario to sell cannabis at government-run stores, online
The Globe and Mail
Medical marijuana plants is pictured in the grow room January 21, 2016 at Tweed Inc. in Smith Falls. Ontario is planning to open dozens of government-run stores across the province to sell cannabis and will allow for the drug's online sale after the ...
Ontario to create cannabis control board, open up to 60 storefronts, sources sayCBC.ca

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Can Medical Marijuana Patients Legally Own Guns? - Leafly

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:00

Leafly

Can Medical Marijuana Patients Legally Own Guns?
Leafly
The exact wording of the federal law prohibits any “unlawful user” or addict of cannabis (or any other federally restricted substance) from purchasing guns, even if that individual resides in a state with legal medical or adult-use cannabis laws. A ...

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Cannabis consultations begin with more questions than answers ... - CTV News

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:50

CTV News

Cannabis consultations begin with more questions than answers ...
CTV News
Less than a year out from the legalization of cannabis nationwide, Quebec is holding public consultations on the matter. More than a dozen organizations ...

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Canada's top marijuana producer to double production - Reuters

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:40

Reuters

Canada's top marijuana producer to double production
Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's biggest licensed producer of medical marijuana has bought land next to its greenhouse production site that will allow it to more than double the total volume of cannabis it can grow, its chief executive said on Thursday ...

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Gov. Scott creates marijuana study commission - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:36

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Gov. Scott creates marijuana study commission
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Gov. Phil Scott has created a commission to study legalized marijuana through an executive order after vetoing a marijuana legalization bill earlier this year. The governor's commission will focus on public health and safety issues, but will also ...
Vermont Governor Forms Commission to Study Cannabis LegalizationLeafly
Scott Creates Commission To Focus On Marijuana Legalization IssuesVermont Public Radio

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Cannabis: Quebec groups worried about impact in the workplace - TheSpec.com

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:21

TheSpec.com

Cannabis: Quebec groups worried about impact in the workplace
TheSpec.com
Quebec's largest labour federation and a major business group say the provincial government needs to pay particular attention to the workplace consequences of cannabis use. The Quebec Federation of Labour and the federation that represents Quebec's ...

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Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents' predictions - Washington Post

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 08:57

Washington Post

Teen marijuana use falls to 20-year low, defying legalization opponents' predictions
Washington Post
In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation's 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week. Last year, 6.5 percent of adolescents used marijuana on a monthly basis, ...

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