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Hydroponics companies expecting a flood of customers after marijuana is legalized - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 02:02

The Globe and Mail

Hydroponics companies expecting a flood of customers after marijuana is legalized
The Globe and Mail
In October, marijuana industry heavy hitter Aurora Cannabis Inc. spent $3.85-million to acquire BC Northern Lights Enterprises Ltd., a Vancouver-based company that manufactures refrigerator-sized "grow boxes." The miniature nurseries, loaded up with ...

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Mom of daughter with severe autism says cannabis therapy is 'heaven sent' - CBC.ca

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 02:00

CBC.ca

Mom of daughter with severe autism says cannabis therapy is 'heaven sent'
CBC.ca
Legal age of recreational marijuana should be 25 because of danger to developing brain. After a series of violent episodes linked to autism, 19-year-old Dina Dedes struck her father. Her mother, Joanne, turned to a controversial therapy that she says ...

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Large marijuana delivery seized near Mekong River - Bangkok Post

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:45

Bangkok Post

Large marijuana delivery seized near Mekong River
Bangkok Post
Provincial governor Somchai Witdamrong told a news conference on Monday that a navy patrol came across people unloading sacks from a boat onto the bank of the Songkhram River at Ban Chaiyaburi about 11pm. The suspects fled when the patrol turned up ...

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Legal marijuana deadline may be up in smoke as Tory senators stall bills - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 15:19

The Globe and Mail

Legal marijuana deadline may be up in smoke as Tory senators stall bills
The Globe and Mail
You may think that you will be able to buy marijuana legally as of July 1. You should think again. Conservative senators are threatening to hold up passage of the two bills that would legalize cannabis consumption and toughen rules against abuse ...

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US marijuana companies running into expansion problems with Uncle Sam - BNN

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:21

BNN

US marijuana companies running into expansion problems with Uncle Sam
BNN
Cannabis companies hoping to become the McDonald's of legal weed through franchising are running into a big problem: Uncle Sam. Eight states and the District of Columbia have voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use, and 28 more have approved ...

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Provincial finance ministers rebuke Ottawa's proposed 50-50 split on ... - Toronto Star

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 07:31

Toronto Star

Provincial finance ministers rebuke Ottawa's proposed 50-50 split on ...
Toronto Star
Since they will shoulder most of the costs associated with legalization, Canada's provincial leaders say they deserve more than half of the tax revenue.

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Uruguay sells recreational marijuana to more than 16000 people five months after legalising drug - The Independent

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 05:36

The Independent

Uruguay sells recreational marijuana to more than 16000 people five months after legalising drug
The Independent
Five months after legalising recreational marijuana, there are more than 16,000 Uruguayans registered to buy the drug from pharmacies, up from 5,000 users in July. People in Uruguay can also grow plants at home, or become a member of a local Cannabis ...

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Marijuana enters the buttoned-down mainstream — and pays taxes - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 05:01

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Marijuana enters the buttoned-down mainstream — and pays taxes
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Few would have figured some 35 years ago that the savvy street dealers hawking individual joints would give way to what is now called the cannabis industry. Replete with lobbyists, attorneys and business suits, industry leaders are sitting down with ...

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Questions linger after P.E.I. unveils plans for marijuana legalization ... - CBC.ca

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 04:01

CBC.ca

Questions linger after P.E.I. unveils plans for marijuana legalization ...
CBC.ca
Politicians and industry stakeholders are raising concerns about some specific points regarding regulation and costs after the P.E.I. government detailed its marijuana legislation this week.

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High times: Morocco's growing number of cannabis tourists - South China Morning Post

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 01:18

South China Morning Post

High times: Morocco's growing number of cannabis tourists
South China Morning Post
But it has also been famed for its cannabis since the 1960s, when it became popular with hippies seeking the high life. Later it gained a reputation for lawlessness, and by the late 1990s guidebooks were advising tourists to avoid the region entirely ...

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At Santa Rosa's Emerald Cup, medical and recreational cannabis converge - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 21:11

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

At Santa Rosa's Emerald Cup, medical and recreational cannabis converge
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Shawn Molsberry moseyed past the Emerald Mountain Seeds booth at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Saturday and was offered a complimentary hit of concentrated cannabis. The 26-year-old Petaluma resident obliged and inhaled deeply on a glass device known ...
Inside the US's largest cannabis festival9news.com.au

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Toronto police arrest 5 in Trinity Bellwoods-area marijuana ... - Toronto Star

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 09:43

Toronto Star

Toronto police arrest 5 in Trinity Bellwoods-area marijuana ...
Toronto Star
Officers executed a search warrant at Eden dispensary on Queen West Friday.

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For a farmer, growing marijuana is just like growing any other plant - The Guardian

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 07:34

The Guardian

For a farmer, growing marijuana is just like growing any other plant
The Guardian
So, in January 2013 when he was looking for another business opportunity, medical marijuana production and wholesale was a natural fit. After all, marijuana or cannabis is just another plant – from a farming point of view. That led Jewell to start ...

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Province backtracks on municipalities' right to say no to pot stores - Toronto Star

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 05:40

The Sudbury Star

Province backtracks on municipalities' right to say no to pot stores
Toronto Star
... number of illegal marijuana dispensaries that have opened since the federal government announced its plan to legalize recreational marijuana next summer. The public would also be notified about the proposed store locations and would be asked to ...
Sudbury can't op out of cannabis shop: provinceThe Sudbury Star

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Back off, Jeff Sessions. California and other states should be able to legalize and regulate pot on their own - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 04:01

Leafly

Back off, Jeff Sessions. California and other states should be able to legalize and regulate pot on their own
Los Angeles Times
But Proposition 64 left many of the details to local governments and state regulators. So the last several months have been a race against the calendar, as officials have sought to develop rules governing where, when and how businesses may grow ...
California Now Accepting Cannabis License ApplicationsLeafly
Cannabis legalization will result in more policingSFGate
Our Ten Most-Read Marijuana Stories in 2017Westword
New York Times -Business Insider -Motley Fool
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Majority of elected government officials in Brandon say they have ... - Brandon Sun

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 23:23

Majority of elected government officials in Brandon say they have ...
Brandon Sun
While their cannabis use is far from being one of their defining characteristics, the majority of el... - Local - Brandon Sun.

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'It Is Not a Major Public Health Hazard': The Week in Cannabis Quotes - Leafly

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:07

Leafly

'It Is Not a Major Public Health Hazard': The Week in Cannabis Quotes
Leafly
... who runs a cannabis clinic in Massachusetts. Tishler spoke to Newsweek about CHS after it reported on increased cases in legal states and latched onto the word “scromiting,” a mashup of two symptoms, screaming and vomiting, that can be signs of CHS ...

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California Now Accepting Cannabis License Applications - Leafly

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:50

Leafly

California Now Accepting Cannabis License Applications
Leafly
California regulators began accepting applications for state cannabis licenses on Friday, releasing necessary forms and launching an online licensing portal just weeks before legal sales in some parts of the state begin on Jan. 1. Officials say they'll ...
California begins accepting permit applications for the sale of recreational marijuanaLos Angeles Times
By legalizing recreational marijuana sales, LA will 'set the tone for the rest of the country'Curbed LA
Why California cannabis rules promise a bumpy rideThe San Diego Union-Tribune
6abc.com
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Edmonton-based Liquor Stores NA hires cannabis strategist - CBC.ca

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:43

CBC.ca

Edmonton-based Liquor Stores NA hires cannabis strategist
CBC.ca
Edmonton-based Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. says it has hired one of its directors to map out its future cannabis strategy as Canada moves to make recreational pot legal by next July. The company, which owns 231 retail liquor stores in Alberta, B.C. and ...

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