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'The Marijuana Show' Offers Millions In Capital Investment To Ambitious Entrepreneurs - Forbes

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 11:28

Forbes

'The Marijuana Show' Offers Millions In Capital Investment To Ambitious Entrepreneurs
Forbes
Legal cannabis is now a multi-billion-dollar business. Let that sink in for a minute. Once considered the domain of sloth-like figures in tie-dye shirts, legal marijuana is now a mega-industry firing on all cylinders. A hotbed of activity for pot ...

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Congress is about to legalize cannabis. Just not the kind that gets you high. - Washington Post

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:49

Washington Post

Congress is about to legalize cannabis. Just not the kind that gets you high.
Washington Post
But in the wake of World War II, when demand slackened, hemp began to fall out of vogue. In 1970, Congress passed the Controlled Substances Act, which effectively made it illegal to grow hemp and marijuana. Today, the roughly $688 million of hemp goods ...

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Massachusetts Wants People Harmed By The Drug War To Sell Legal Marijuana. How's It Going So Far? - Forbes

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:53

Forbes

Massachusetts Wants People Harmed By The Drug War To Sell Legal Marijuana. How's It Going So Far?
Forbes
Since being formed less than a year ago, the Cannabis Control Commission on which she serves has begun issuing recreational marijuana cultivation and dispensary licenses, and is soon preparing to assume oversight of the state's existing medical ...
Local shops anxious to sell retail marijuana hope state OKs testing labs at Aug. 23 meetingGazetteNET
State's new marijuana ads strike friendly tone - The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe
CCC issues 3 provisional licenses for recreational marijuana facilitiesWWLP.com
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Legalization further affirms the importance of Canada's medical cannabis framework - Regina Leader-Post

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 08:20

Regina Leader-Post

Legalization further affirms the importance of Canada's medical cannabis framework
Regina Leader-Post
While the industry is abuzz with the legalization of cannabis set for October 17, much attention is being paid to what government retail outlets will look like, and the products they will sell, along with the differences in legislation between ...
From the comments: Readers discuss the legal ramifications surrounding legal marijuana and how to best battle wildfiresThe Globe and Mail
Denver 'Having Success' Regulating Legal Marijuana, Mayor SaysForbes
Could Cannabis Be More Important Than Ever?Motley Fool
Marijuana Moment -Marijuana Business Daily
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With cannabis coming to the workplace, what constitutes 'impairment'? - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 03:00

The Globe and Mail

With cannabis coming to the workplace, what constitutes 'impairment'?
The Globe and Mail
President, Intercept Group. Just as digital transformation has disrupted legacy business models, cannabis legalization will fundamentally challenge workplace policies. On Oct. 17, recreational marijuana will officially become legal in Canada. According ...
Nearly 15% of cannabis users have driven within 2 hours of using: StatsCanGlobalnews.ca
Many Canadians are driving high, according to new StatCan - CBCCBC.ca
Many Canadians are driving high on cannabis, according to new national surveyCTV News
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One in seven cannabis users admits they consumed drug then drove, Statscan says - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 18:38

The Globe and Mail

One in seven cannabis users admits they consumed drug then drove, Statscan says
The Globe and Mail
Statistics Canada's National Cannabis Survey results from the first half of this year, released on Thursday, show 17.6 per cent of boys and men and 9.5 per cent of girls and women report driving within two hours of using marijuana. Both rates are ...
Many Canadians driving after consuming cannabis, according to ...CBC.ca
Many Canadians are driving high on cannabis, according to new national surveyGlobalnews.ca
Many Canadians are driving high, according to new StatCan cannabis dataThe Province
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Calgary Co-op among major cannabis retailers securing city approvals - Toronto Star

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 18:04

Toronto Star

Calgary Co-op among major cannabis retailers securing city approvals
Toronto Star
CALGARY—The dust continues to settle on Calgary's cannabis retail market, but several major players — including Calgary Co-op — are emerging. As of Thursday afternoon, the grocery, liquor, and gas station retailer had also received city approval for ...

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Why marijuana breathalyzer is key to recreational pot legislation in New York - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:30

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Why marijuana breathalyzer is key to recreational pot legislation in New York
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Yet with recreational weed now legal in nine states, California-based Hound Labs has created a marijuana-breathalyzer it says will make roads safer and hold drivers accountable, the USA Today Network reported. The company claims the device is ...

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A Millennial Couple Finds Their Sweet Spot In Cannabis Soda - Forbes

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:16

Forbes

A Millennial Couple Finds Their Sweet Spot In Cannabis Soda
Forbes
When Amy Ludlum, 32, and Peter Bishop, 29, co-founders of the San Francisco-based cannabis soda brand California Dreamin', first came up with the idea for what would later become their business, they just wanted to have fun. The millennial couple was ...

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Seniors home won't administer medical marijuana - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:16

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Seniors home won't administer medical marijuana
StCatharinesStandard.ca
... 70-year-old, a resident at Oakwood Park Lodge in Niagara Falls, had tried multiple medications but nothing helped to alleviate his discomfort. All that changed, however, when his physician prescribed cannabis oil, a substance extracted from the ...

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Denver 'Having Success' Regulating Legal Marijuana, Mayor Says - Forbes

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:50

Forbes

Denver 'Having Success' Regulating Legal Marijuana, Mayor Says
Forbes
... Hancock (D) campaigned against Colorado's marijuana legalization measure in 2012. But he now admits that in the years since voters ignored his advice and ended prohibition anyway, the city has been able to effectively regulate the cannabis industry ...
Facebook making it harder to find marijuana businesses, regulatorsMarijuana Business Daily

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Police chief calls for more cannabis clubs where drug can be used ... - The Guardian

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:44

The Guardian

Police chief calls for more cannabis clubs where drug can be used ...
The Guardian
North Wales police and crime commissioner says 'war on drugs' will continue to fail without radical change.
Cannabis club members warned of arrest riskThe Times

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Cannabis will soon be legal in Canada, but pot for pooches may take longer - CBC.ca

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 07:42

CBC.ca

Cannabis will soon be legal in Canada, but pot for pooches may take longer
CBC.ca
Canadian pets are a few steps closer to getting their paws on pot-based medical treatments in Canada as more cannabis companies research marijuana's efficacy for companion animals. Canopy Growth Corp. is the latest medical marijuana company to enter ...
Canopy Growth Announces Further Consolidation of Latin America Assets with Full Acquisition of Spectrum Cannabis ...PR Newswire

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Climate change turns Mideast breadbasket into cannabis farm - CNN - CNN

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 22:11

CNN

Climate change turns Mideast breadbasket into cannabis farm - CNN
CNN
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon (CNN) The farmer plucks a cannabis flower from a long stalk. He presses it against his nose, inhales deeply and begins to extol the ...

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Health Canada approves clinical trials for cannabis-laced pet food to treat animal anxiety - Toronto Star

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 19:43

Toronto Star

Health Canada approves clinical trials for cannabis-laced pet food to treat animal anxiety
Toronto Star
VANCOUVER—One of Canada's largest cannabis companies announced Wednesday it has received Health Canada approval for clinical trials of the effectiveness of cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol as a treatment for anxiety in animals. Dana M. Vaughn ...

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Marijuana odour complaints on the rise in Metro Vancouver - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 19:19

Vancouver Sun

Marijuana odour complaints on the rise in Metro Vancouver
Vancouver Sun
1, 2015, and July 31, 2018, Metro Vancouver, which regulates air quality in the region, received 250 complaints related to cannabis, all of which mentioned odour, in addition to other concerns such as light pollution, contaminants leaching into the ...

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The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved marijuana ... - Business Insider

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 16:25

Business Insider

The drug maker behind the first FDA-approved marijuana ...
Business Insider
On a call with investors this week, GW Pharmaceuticals revealed the price of Epidiolex, its newly-approved, marijuana-based drug for rare forms of epilepsy.
New Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Treatment to Cost $32500 a YearWall Street Journal
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) | Epilepsy FoundationEpilepsy Foundation
What is Dravet Syndrome? - Dravet Syndrome FoundationDravet Syndrome Foundation
Dr. John Mendelson
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Grimsby marijuana greenhouse to create up to 80 jobs - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:26

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Grimsby marijuana greenhouse to create up to 80 jobs
StCatharinesStandard.ca
Aleafia Health Inc. announced last week that it has closed its deal to purchase a 14,400-square metre (160,000-square-foot) greenhouse at 378 South Service Rd. — formerly Freeman Herbs — with plans to harvest its first crop of medical cannabis by the ...

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Police chief gives green light to cannabis users to grow and sell drug in their own home - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Police chief gives green light to cannabis users to grow and sell drug in their own home
Telegraph.co.uk
It comes amid growing concern over so-called “cannabis clubs” in Britain after the Telegraph revealed nearly 160 are already operating with impunity across the country. Possession of cannabis carries a maximum prison sentence of five years and an ...
Cannabis club members warned of arrest risk | News | The TimesThe Times

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