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Senate Could Vote To Let Marijuana Businesses Use Banks This Week - Forbes

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 08:58

Forbes

Senate Could Vote To Let Marijuana Businesses Use Banks This Week
Forbes
Under the current federal prohibition of cannabis, many banks refuse to do businesses with marijuana growers, processors and sellers that operate legally in accordance with a growing number of state laws. As a result, many cultivators and dispensaries ...

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Police probe of Brazilian marijuana researcher sparks protests - Nature.com

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 07:08

Nature.com

Police probe of Brazilian marijuana researcher sparks protests
Nature.com
Carlini, 87, is one of the pioneers of medical marijuana research. He has investigated the drug since the 1950s, and has published several seminal papers on the anticonvulsive properties of cannabinoids. “Carlini is an outstanding scientist,” says ...

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First Nations demanding a cut of cannabis tax after pot legalization - CBC.ca

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 02:00

CBC.ca

First Nations demanding a cut of cannabis tax after pot legalization
CBC.ca
A leading voice on First Nations finances wants the federal government to surrender taxation powers over cannabis to band councils, arguing Indigenous peoples should get a cut of the billions of dollars in revenue expected from legalization. Manny ...

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I fell in love with the 'Cannabis Candidate.' Then I got burned - Chicago Reader

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 23:15

Chicago Reader

I fell in love with the 'Cannabis Candidate.' Then I got burned
Chicago Reader
I'm a cannabis supporter, and it was great seeing a former law enforcement guy embrace it so openly. I especially liked that Wolf spoke of the need not just to legalize it but to destigmatize it. I read quotes from an interview he did with CNN where he ...
Dem 'cannabis candidate' accused of abusing women, overstating 'Iraq veteran' claimFox News
Democratic 'Cannabis Candidate' Is Also a Domestic Abuser, Former Girlfriend SaysNewsweek
'Cannabis Candidate' accused of abuse, misrepresenting FBI recordChicago Sun-Times
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Driving and Cannabis Hit the Skids - SF Weekly

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 20:00

SF Weekly

Driving and Cannabis Hit the Skids
SF Weekly
California's legal cannabis market is an infinitely complex map of regulations, priorities, business, and politics. As the layout of the industry continues to take shape, one area that has yet to receive much clarity is the law with regard to driving ...

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Police release dramatic cannabis dispensary robbery video - CBC.ca

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 19:28

CBC.ca

Police release dramatic cannabis dispensary robbery video
CBC.ca
[The thieves] got a couple of jugs of cannabis, dropped one in the back alley." According to Doucette, if police recover stolen pot, they can't exactly hand it back to businesses, as it may constitute trafficking. But Briere said in the case of the ...

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Quebec town moves to ban smoking marijuana, cigarettes in public - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 19:01

The Globe and Mail

Quebec town moves to ban smoking marijuana, cigarettes in public
The Globe and Mail
Like many civic leaders across Canada, councillors in the town of Hampstead, Que., were worried about the idea of people smoking marijuana on the street once the drug became legal. So they drew up a tough bylaw – and it's set to become the most ...

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Legal cannabis could crash the alcohol giants' party, analyst says - Financial Post

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 16:25

Financial Post

Legal cannabis could crash the alcohol giants' party, analyst says
Financial Post
The question of whether or not legal marijuana takes of a bite out of alcohol sales has been hotly debated in recent years, with some research suggesting the two products are substitutes and other research suggesting cannabis and alcohol sales are ...

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Aurora Cannabis eyeing Nasdaq, NYSE listing as Canadian pot goes global - Financial Post

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:51

Financial Post

Aurora Cannabis eyeing Nasdaq, NYSE listing as Canadian pot goes global
Financial Post
Another one of Canada's biggest marijuana producers is exploring a listing on an international exchange. Aurora Cannabis Inc. is “absolutely” looking at trading its shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market, the New York Stock Exchange or the AIM, a division ...
Aurora Cannabis reportedly wins support for CanniMed Therapeutics takeoverThe Globe and Mail
Aurora Cannabis plans to list on new exchange in near futureCanadianBusiness.com
How Canada's Cronos Group Became the First Cannabis Producer on the US Stock ExchangeLeafly

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UK world's largest producer of legal cannabis, finds UN body - The Independent

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 07:01

The Independent

UK world's largest producer of legal cannabis, finds UN body
The Independent
Britain is the world's largest producer of legal cannabis, a new report from the United Nations has revealed. Ninety five tonnes of marijuana was produced in the UK in 2016 for medicinal and scientific use, accounting for 44.9 per cent of the world ...

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Varcoe: Cannabis stock fever hits Canada, but is it well rooted for growth? - Calgary Herald

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 05:00

Calgary Herald

Varcoe: Cannabis stock fever hits Canada, but is it well rooted for growth?
Calgary Herald
Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan's memorable phrase “irrational exuberance” aptly captured the frothy dot-com days of the 1990s. It's also been used to describe the growing enthusiasm surrounding Canada's cannabis sector as the ...

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Cannabis is the only thing easing their chronic pain. Now their father is facing jail - ABC Online

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 01:31

ABC Online

Cannabis is the only thing easing their chronic pain. Now their father is facing jail
ABC Online
Cannabis is the only thing easing their chronic pain. Now their father is facing jail. 7.30. By Michael Vincent. Updated 7 Mar 2018, 1:41amWed 7 Mar 2018, 1:41am. Stephen Taylor standing at the entrance of his greenhouse where he used to grow marijuana ...

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Alaska, other states weigh 'sanctuary' status for marijuana businesses - Seattle Times

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 20:16

Alaska, other states weigh 'sanctuary' status for marijuana businesses
Seattle Times
His action also unsettled the industry and spooked potential marijuana-industry investors. Marijuana is still illegal under federal law. Casey O'Neill remembers helicopter-enforcement raids of grow sites in California when he was growing up in the ...

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Aurora Wins Support for Biggest Marijuana Takeover Yet - Bloomberg

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 19:58

Bloomberg

Aurora Wins Support for Biggest Marijuana Takeover Yet
Bloomberg
A representative for Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based CanniMed didn't return requests for comment. The takeover comes amid a volatile time for Canadian cannabis stocks, with shares sliding from highs in early January. The industry has also seen a wave ...
Newstrike Resources Ltd Aurora Cannabis, and CanniMed Therapeutics Inc Lead the Canadian Marijuana IndexMidas Letter

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Marijuana shops already lucrative establishments - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 17:33

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Marijuana shops already lucrative establishments
TheChronicleHerald.ca
As someone who uses it medicinally, already has a higher tolerance to it than someone who has never had it before. So, we can't be held to the same level of consumption,” said Patey. Biggar and Patey would like to see the government allow a vape lounge ...

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Senate adds new delay to Ottawa's cannabis-legalization plan - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 17:08

The Globe and Mail

Senate adds new delay to Ottawa's cannabis-legalization plan
The Globe and Mail
The study of Ottawa's proposed law covering drug-impaired driving has been suspended for two months in the Senate, leading Conservative senators to argue the entire cannabis-legalization plan should be delayed until the end of the year. When it ...

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UK topped Canada as No. 1 cannabis producer in 2016: report - Financial Post

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 16:38

Financial Post

UK topped Canada as No. 1 cannabis producer in 2016: report
Financial Post
Canada fell to a surprise second place behind the United Kingdom in 2016 legal cannabis production, according to an International Narcotics Control Board report issued last week. Statistics collected by the INCB, a United Nations-affiliated ...
UK is world's largest supplier of legal cannabis, report by UN body revealsEvening Standard

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Tax on medical marijuana 'unfortunate,' says PEI grower - CBC.ca

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 16:03

CBC.ca

Tax on medical marijuana 'unfortunate,' says PEI grower
CBC.ca
Some members of the cannabis industry on P.E.I. are concerned with the federal government's plan to charge an excise tax on medical marijuana. The proposal to charge $1 per gram on products sold in Canada was released in the federal budget last week ...

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Canadian marijuana company's Nasdaq listing bodes well for the industry, but US companies still face barriers - CNBC

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 13:41

CNBC

Canadian marijuana company's Nasdaq listing bodes well for the industry, but US companies still face barriers
CNBC
When a Canadian marijuana company listed on the Nasdaq last week, most in the cannabis industry said it was an important milestone in the fight toward legitimization. "Every success means future success for the industry. Every successful investment ...

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Cannabis retail applications open in Alberta - Edmonton Journal

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 13:37

Edmonton Journal

Cannabis retail applications open in Alberta
Edmonton Journal
There is no cap on retail cannabis licences in Alberta — a fact Hynes-Dawson thinks that might be the biggest misconception out there — but no single person or entity can hold more than 15 per cent of licences in the province. Over the next few ...
Application process opens for Alberta cannabis store licencesGlobalnews.ca

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