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How should Canadian employers prepare for legal marijuana? - Macleans.ca

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:50

Macleans.ca

How should Canadian employers prepare for legal marijuana?
Macleans.ca
It's nothing short of a sea change in public policy, one with profound implications for everything from Canadian culture and health to border security, road safety and even international relations: legalizing marijuana. Two people hold a modified ...

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Overall teen drug use stable, but marijuana edging up, survey finds - CNN

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 01:30

CNN

Overall teen drug use stable, but marijuana edging up, survey finds
CNN
The increase in marijuana use was enough to boost the percentage of teens who used illicit drugs overall. This is the first time in seven years that there has been a statistically significant increase in marijuana use, said Richard Miech, lead author ...
Cannabis and vaping more popular than smoking among US teensBBC News
Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among TeenagersNew York Times
Teens: Pretty Sober, Except For Marijuana And Vaping : Shots ...NPR
Daily Mail -Newsweek -The Cannabist -National Institute on Drug Abuse
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NIH Survey: Students Vaping, Using Marijuana More in 2017 - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 21:06

U.S. News & World Report

NIH Survey: Students Vaping, Using Marijuana More in 2017
U.S. News & World Report
[RELATED: Sessions Hints at Shift in Marijuana Enforcement]. Though the increase in marijuana use among 12th graders between the2016 (35.6 percent) and 2017 (37.1 percent) surveys may not appear significant, it's coupled with a decrease in high school ...
Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among TeenagersNew York Times
US teen use of marijuana remains high, vaping may be factorABC News
Overall teen drug use low, but marijuana edging up, survey findsCNN

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Cocaine, marijuana and cash used to buy votes in Saskatchewan First Nation election, report says - CBC.ca

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:49

CBC.ca

Cocaine, marijuana and cash used to buy votes in Saskatchewan First Nation election, report says
CBC.ca
The whistleblower in a drugs-for-votes scheme on a Saskatchewan First Nation says the corruption needs to stop now. "I want people to know it's OK to speak out. It's been going on long enough," Glenn Moosomin told CBC News in an interview from his ...

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Feds Won't Get Marijuana Crackdown Help From Colorado, Governor Candidate Says - Marijuana Moment

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:13

Marijuana Moment

Feds Won't Get Marijuana Crackdown Help From Colorado, Governor Candidate Says
Marijuana Moment
Also in the Reddit thread, Polis talked about the impact of Colorado's marijuana legalization law that voters approved in 2012. “Overall a POSITIVE,” he said. “I supported Amendment 64 and I think that it not only generates tax revenues, creates jobs ...
Teen marijuana use is down in Colorado following legalization, data showsToronto Star
Colorado releases a trove of marijuana sales dataThe Cannabist
Following marijuana legalization, teen drug use is down in ColoradoWashington Post
SAMHSA
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East Gwillimbury joins Richmond Hill and Markham in rejecting a legalized marijuana shop - Toronto Star

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:40

Toronto Star

East Gwillimbury joins Richmond Hill and Markham in rejecting a legalized marijuana shop
Toronto Star
“My concern at this point is there is so little information about what it would look like. What are rules and regulations,” Hackson said. “I don't think we should be one of the first ones out there.” Last month, Ontario named 14 cities to have the ...

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Walmart is selling a marijuana Christmas tree that will 'light up' the room - Kansas City Star

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:24

Kansas City Star

Walmart is selling a marijuana Christmas tree that will 'light up' the room
Kansas City Star
The giant retailer “selling the 'weed marijuana leaf Christmas tree' is somewhat surprising, but is just another example of cannabis going mainstream,” wrote Weed News. “Walmart also sells marijuana leaf cookie cutters which, while not specifically ...

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Cannabis activist going back to court in pot seed giveaway case - CTV News

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:21

CTV News

Cannabis activist going back to court in pot seed giveaway case
CTV News
CALGARY - A prominent cannabis activist who was arrested in Calgary during a national tour to distribute millions of free marijuana seeds to the public is heading back to court. Police charged Dana Larsen with drug trafficking and possession in April ...
Canadians are obsessed with cannabis and cryptocurrencyVICE News

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Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs - Leafly

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:07

Leafly

Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs
Leafly
The state Cannabis Control Commission on Monday unanimously approved a policy allowing the establishments, where patrons would be able to purchase cannabis products and consume them on site—just like a cocktail at a bar or a joint at an Amsterdam ...
Cannabis panel backs pot bars, home delivery, and stoned yogaThe Boston Globe
Here's What Jeff Sessions Discussed In Secret With Anti-Marijuana ActivistsMarijuana Moment
Hawaii Sees Legalizing Adult Use Marijuana As Huge Boon to Island EconomyEntrepreneur
Financial Post
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Research lacking on benefits of medical marijuana: doctors' groups - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 08:41

The Globe and Mail

Research lacking on benefits of medical marijuana: doctors' groups
The Globe and Mail
There is little to no research to support the supposed benefits of medical cannabis, and what evidence exists suggests that using marijuana as medicine may do more harm than good, family doctors' associations across Canada are telling their members. A ...

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Man with medical condition wants the right to grow his own cannabis in Manitoba - Brandon Sun

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:53

Man with medical condition wants the right to grow his own cannabis in Manitoba
Brandon Sun
Despite the federal government announcing that recreational cannabis users in Canada would be allowed to grow up to four plants, Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government recently declared that zero recreational cannabis plants would be allowed. A ...

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Wynne says marijuana revenue deal with feds means money for municipalities - CTV News

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:38

CTV News

Wynne says marijuana revenue deal with feds means money for municipalities
CTV News
Sousa estimated Tuesday that excise tax could make as much as $450 million annually for the federal government and Ontario would be in line for 40 per cent of that revenue. But Liberal MP Bill Blair, a former Toronto police chief and the Trudeau ...

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Canadian cannabis companies on $2-billion fundraising spree as legalization looms - Financial Post

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:31

Financial Post

Canadian cannabis companies on $2-billion fundraising spree as legalization looms
Financial Post
... planned legalization of recreational marijuana, slated for next July, and as consolidation is expected among producers in the sector. Phillips said there has been an increase in the number of strategic transactions between companies in the cannabis ...
Teen cannabis use down in legal states, fed data shows (Newsletter: Dec. 12, 2017)Marijuana Moment
Cannabis Commission Begins Establishing Regulationswgbh.org
Hartford Council Favors Legal Marijuana, Advocates Urge Legislators To Again Debate IssueHartford Courant
My Fox Boston -The Recorder -Press Herald
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Yukon shouldn't get monopoly on legal marijuana, says retailer - CBC.ca

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:16

CBC.ca

Yukon shouldn't get monopoly on legal marijuana, says retailer
CBC.ca
A Whitehorse business owner hopes the Yukon government won't keep a monopoly on sales when cannabis is made legal. Jeremy Jones, co-owner of Triple J's Music, Tattoos & Piercing in Whitehorse, says he's been preparing for years to open a dispensary. He ...

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Police should not stop and search when they smell cannabis, says official guidance - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:09

Telegraph.co.uk

Police should not stop and search when they smell cannabis, says official guidance
Telegraph.co.uk
While being caught in possession of the Class B drug can result in a five year prison sentence, police are being advised to walk away even if they strongly suspect someone may have been using the substance. The official guidance was issued by the ...
Row over 'smell of cannabis' police stops - BBC News - BBC.comBBC News
Police shouldn't stop and search people just because they can smell cannabis, says reportThe Independent
Should the police stop and search you just because they smell cannabis? They're being told NOT toManchester Evening News
Criminal Justice Inspectorates
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Marijuana Is The Next Big Investment, But Here's Why Most Investors Will Have To Wait - Forbes

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:07

Forbes

Marijuana Is The Next Big Investment, But Here's Why Most Investors Will Have To Wait
Forbes
Silicon Valley has been funneling capital into the cannabis industry since the early stages of the legalization process, but this space remains closed to the average investor. The only way for individual investors to take advantage of the industry's 16 ...

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Hydropothecary expansion vaults Gatineau firm into medical marijuana's big leagues - Ottawa Citizen

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:04

Ottawa Citizen

Hydropothecary expansion vaults Gatineau firm into medical marijuana's big leagues
Ottawa Citizen
Hydropothecary's announcement that it will build a giant new greenhouse vaults the Gatineau company into the ranks of Canada's largest medical cannabis growers. It also means two of the top producers in the emerging industry are located within an hour ...
Gatineau marijuana company building $80M greenhouseCBC.ca
Hydropothecary cannabis expansion plans to put it among top producers in CanadaCTV News
Hydropothecary CEO: Quebec targeting cannabis price of $7-8 per gramBNN

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Part 4, Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Gelt - Leafly

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 20:51

Leafly

Part 4, Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Gelt
Leafly
Put the kids to bed before kicking off an elevated round of dreidel complete with cannabis-infused gelt. These chocolate coins will melt in your mouth and impress your guests with their rich flavor. (Courtesy of Satori). Cannabis product: Satori Dark ...

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