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'We're very excited to get rolling': Big winner in marijuana lottery has ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:16

CBC.ca

'We're very excited to get rolling': Big winner in marijuana lottery has ...
CBC.ca
The biggest winner of last week's lottery-style draw for permits to sell marijuana in Saskatchewan is a well-known player on the international cannabis and hemp ...

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Canadian senior accused of crossing U.S. border with 104 pounds ... - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:10

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Canadian senior accused of crossing U.S. border with 104 pounds ...
Globalnews.ca
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Authorities say a 77-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana across the Canada-U.S. border in hockey bags ...

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Fantasy Network abandons blockchain, eyes cannabis activity - גלובס - גלובס

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 07:54

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Fantasy Network abandons blockchain, eyes cannabis activity - גלובס
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Fantasy Network has cancelled its planned merger with a blockchain company, and appointed new joint CEOs.
TASE Shell Company Switches Plans From “Blockchain” to ...Bitcoin News (press release)

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Ready, set, grow! The Seed Company holds cannabis growing 101 workshop - CBC.ca

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 01:31

CBC.ca

Ready, set, grow! The Seed Company holds cannabis growing 101 workshop
CBC.ca
But on Sunday, he said everyone in attendance had or was planning to get a medical marijuana license. "We want to make sure people are excited and empowered to start growing cannabis themselves," he said. Another sold-out growing session is planned ...

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Sacramento cannabis activist to serve as ganja guru on Netflix weed cooking show - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 00:01

Sacramento Bee

Sacramento cannabis activist to serve as ganja guru on Netflix weed cooking show
Sacramento Bee
Bealum previously co-hosted the internet TV series "Cannabis Planet" and appeared on "The Sarah Silverman Program." He writes a weekly cannabis column for Sacramento News & Review. He's been a major proponent of legalizing marijuana over the last ...

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Watch This: Celebrities Keep Educating Conan About Cannabis - Leafly

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 20:35

Leafly

Watch This: Celebrities Keep Educating Conan About Cannabis
Leafly
In addition to Sudeikis' cannabis class, Conan also sat down with new medical marijuana patient Jeff Garlin, who claimed that indicas help him deal with life's regrets and disappointments, WHICH IS VERY RELATABLE CONTENT. Garlin then suggested that ...

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Alberta poised to lead Canada's retail cannabis sector amid impending federal legalization - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 14:12

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Alberta poised to lead Canada's retail cannabis sector amid impending federal legalization
The Globe and Mail
In preparation for the federal government's legalization of marijuana later this year, other provinces, like Ontario and Quebec, have announced government-operated storefronts, or, as is the case in British Columbia, a mix of government-run and private ...

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Pot delivery services could be 'cockroaches' of marijuana legalization, experts say - CBC.ca

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 13:41

CBC.ca

Pot delivery services could be 'cockroaches' of marijuana legalization, experts say
CBC.ca
Once an underground industry, marijuana delivery services are now advertising publicly, joining unlicensed retail stores and online shops as cannabis businesses openly skirting the existing law. Officials have tried to shut them down, but efforts haven ...
The UK is the largest exporter of medical marijuana – now we just need to decriminalise it completelyThe Independent
Medical marijuana users protest potential dispensary closuresNews Talk 980 CJME

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Treatment for cannabis addiction common, says addiction and mental health director - Toronto Star

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 13:22

Toronto Star

Treatment for cannabis addiction common, says addiction and mental health director
Toronto Star
“When we look at some parts of the world that have done this (legalization), they have found that in many instances, recreational users of marijuana will often become daily or regular users of marijuana.” He's a veteran in the world of addictions ...

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Huffman Visits Cannabis Farm, Hears About Concerns - North Coast Journal (blog)

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 10:28

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Huffman Visits Cannabis Farm, Hears About Concerns
North Coast Journal (blog)
The Marijuana Justice Act, introduced by New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, would end the federal criminalization of cannabis by pulling it from the federal Controlled Substances Act and has gathered support in the last few months. A number of high profile ...

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Doctors warn 'quite rare' cannabis allergies likely to rise with legalization - CBC.ca

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 07:09

CBC.ca

Doctors warn 'quite rare' cannabis allergies likely to rise with legalization
CBC.ca
"Suddenly nose running, eyes itchy, sneezing — that's probably a minor reaction to cannabis and marijuana, and you probably want to avoid that kind of setting in the future," said Dr. Eddy Lang, who oversees emergency rooms in four Calgary-area adult ...

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System for enforcing legalized recreational marijuana remains hazy - National Post

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 01:01

System for enforcing legalized recreational marijuana remains hazy
National Post
Once an underground industry, marijuana delivery services are now advertising publicly, joining unlicensed retail stores and online shops as cannabis businesses openly skirting the existing law. Officials have tried to shut them down, but efforts haven ...

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Defiant medical marijuana supplier says BC city 'afraid of me' - Surrey Now-Leader

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 20:04

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Defiant medical marijuana supplier says BC city 'afraid of me'
Surrey Now-Leader
Nelson's most outspoken medical marijuana provider observes the shifting cannabis landscape and declares he isn't worried about delivering dope to his customers. “Nothing will change with me. We are going to carry on the way we always have,” said ...

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'Nothing else was working': Georgia couple gave son marijuana to treat seizures. Then they lost custody - USA TODAY

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 19:15

USA TODAY

'Nothing else was working': Georgia couple gave son marijuana to treat seizures. Then they lost custody
USA TODAY
Twenty-nine states and Washington D.C, have legalized the use of medical marijuana and on top of that, nine states have legalized recreational pot. But the question is, why was it ... Jars filled with trimmed cannabis buds on a counter. (Photo: Getty ...

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Why we must legalise cannabis now for the sake of public health - The Guardian

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 16:05

The Guardian

Why we must legalise cannabis now for the sake of public health
The Guardian
Politicians around the world are waking up to the benefits of regulated cannabis markets to protect their citizens and improve public health. So, too, are many voices here in the UK. The British Medical Association, the British Medical Journal, the ...
Legalising cannabis could help fund NHS and earn UK £3.5billion a year, study claimsThe Independent
Creating a legal marijuana market in the UK could offset the entire NHS deficitBusiness Insider
Legalising cannabis could 'earn £3.5BILLION and plug NHS budget'Daily Star
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Opponents mock Senate's proposed ban on cannabis swag - Ottawa Citizen

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 15:03

Ottawa Citizen

Opponents mock Senate's proposed ban on cannabis swag
Ottawa Citizen
However, there was an exception that allowed companies to brand items that aren't related to cannabis. The Senate amendment removes that exception. Marijuana companies already have their logos on T-shirts, backpacks and iPhone cases, said Seidman, ...
Senate votes to ban company branded cannabis swagiPolitics.ca

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Legalising cannabis 'could earn Treasury £3.5bn' - The Guardian

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 14:39

The Guardian

Legalising cannabis 'could earn Treasury £3.5bn'
The Guardian
Health Poverty Action, an international development organisation, claims that regulating and legalising cannabis in the UK is an “idea whose time has come” and that the windfall could be used to plug the gap in the NHS budget. “Prohibition has failed ...

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Committee to review where Edmontonians can smoke cannabis - CTV News

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 14:34

CTV News

Committee to review where Edmontonians can smoke cannabis
CTV News
With cannabis expected to become legal later this year, the City of Edmonton is figuring out details on where and if they will allow public consumption. The city is considering two options for smoking weed out in the open: The first one does not allow ...

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Canadian man, 77, charged with smuggling marijuana across border in hockey bags - The Globe and Mail

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 14:01

The Globe and Mail

Canadian man, 77, charged with smuggling marijuana across border in hockey bags
The Globe and Mail
Authorities say a 77-year-old man has been arrested for trying to smuggle marijuana across the Canada-U.S. border in hockey bags in the trunk of his car. Federal prosecutors said Friday that Nerio Frank Fogazzi, of Canada, was arrested May 21 as he ...

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Can medical marijuana help combat Illinois' opioid crisis? - STLtoday.com

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:58

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Can medical marijuana help combat Illinois' opioid crisis?
STLtoday.com
In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, lead grower Dave Wilson cares for marijuana plants at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. Illinois lawmakers voted Thursday, May 31, 2018, to send the governor a plan using cannabis as a ...

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