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What's Your Cannabis Investment Strategy? - Forbes

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:34

Forbes

What's Your Cannabis Investment Strategy?
Forbes
Dr. Thurstone leaves room for the potential of FDA-regulated legal marijuana derived drugs, but has this warning for cannabis industry investors who are evaluating its long-term potential: “Think about the states and cities suing opioid makers as well ...

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BC's first private cannabis store faces changes after legalization - Toronto Star

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 16:27

Toronto Star

BC's first private cannabis store faces changes after legalization
Toronto Star
VANCOUVER—A store in Kimberley, B.C., which has been issued the first provincial licence to sell non-medical cannabis at a private retail location is preparing for changes to prices, products and even staffing. Tamara Duggan, owner of Tamarack ...
BC licenses first private cannabis retailer, bringing number of legal bricks-and-mortar locations in province to twoThe Globe and Mail

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Cannabis producers could be chasing global market worth $194 billion in seven years: BMO report - Financial Post

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:03

Financial Post

Cannabis producers could be chasing global market worth $194 billion in seven years: BMO report
Financial Post
Assuming a blue-sky scenario in which the U.S. and all 28 countries in the EU legalize marijuana for both recreational and medical use — and in which Latin America allows the medical use of cannabis — they project that in seven years the market could ...

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Beverage Companies Still Taking "Wait And See" Approach With Marijuana - Forbes

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 09:56

Forbes

Beverage Companies Still Taking "Wait And See" Approach With Marijuana
Forbes
Although cannabis-infused drinks are predicted to be the next big thing, a product that could potentially turn out the most substantial chunk of change for the legal cannabis market, most of the larger beverage companies are still apprehensive about ...

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Cannabis mislabelled, leading to more delays according to government seller - Ottawa Citizen

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 08:14

Ottawa Citizen

Cannabis mislabelled, leading to more delays according to government seller
Ottawa Citizen
According to notifications sent by OCS to customers who still had not received orders placed when cannabis became legal on Oct. 17, the provincial pot retailer received product that wasn't labelled properly, leading to lengthy delays while the issue is ...
Cannabis Canada Daily: Ontario under pressure to deliver its potBNNBloomberg.ca
Ombudsman flooded with over 1000 complaints about Ontario Cannabis StoreFinancial Post
Ombudsman reviewing over 1000 complaints about Ontario Cannabis StoreCityNews
Globalnews.ca -Toronto Star
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The 5 Worst US Senators On Marijuana Policy - Forbes

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 08:08

Forbes

The 5 Worst US Senators On Marijuana Policy
Forbes
While he wields more power than Shelby, and both have decades-long track records of opposing marijuana reform, McConnell came in at a close second because he has actually championed one very narrow subset of cannabis policy: hemp. Senator ...

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Mother says cannabis oil has been saviour for epileptic son Alfie - The Guardian

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 07:51

The Guardian

Mother says cannabis oil has been saviour for epileptic son Alfie
The Guardian
After the failure of a high-profile campaign to secure Alfie access to medicinal cannabis early this year, the mother of a severely epileptic boy, Billy Caldwell, arrived at Heathrow airport with six months worth of cannabis oil in an audacious stunt ...
Britain welcomes the global cannabis revolutionCNN
Medical cannabis products available on prescriptionBBC News
Cannabis-based medicinal products now available in NIRTE.ie
Sky News -The Sun -GOV.UK -NHS England
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Mexico just took a big step toward marijuana legalization - Vox

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 07:50

Vox

Mexico just took a big step toward marijuana legalization
Vox
All of this, legalization advocates say, will outweigh any of the potential downsides — like increased cannabis use — that might come with legalization. Opponents, meanwhile, claim that legalization will enable a huge marijuana industry that will ...
Mexico edges closer to legalizing marijuana use, but not salesBNNBloomberg.ca
Mexico's Supreme Court overturns country's ban on recreational marijuanaWashington Post
Ban on recreational cannabis is unconstitutional: Mexico Supreme CourtGlobalnews.ca
fox13now.com -TheStranger.com -Marijuana Moment -Reuters
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Thailand Mulling Becoming the First Country in Asia to Legalize Medical Marijuana - TIME

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 23:22

TIME

Thailand Mulling Becoming the First Country in Asia to Legalize Medical Marijuana
TIME
Thailand is hoping to become the first country in Asia to legalize medical marijuana and tap into the burgeoning cannabis market, Agence France-Presse reports. According to a Thai official, a draft bill now under consideration proposes allowing ...

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Britain welcomes the global cannabis revolution - CNN

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:25

CNN

Britain welcomes the global cannabis revolution
CNN
Fellow G7 country Germany legalized cannabis-derived medicines in 2017, but some doctors are reluctant to prescribe it, and patients face ongoing supply shortfalls. Many users still turn to illegal means, such as growing their own cannabis, said Sascha ...
Medical cannabis products available on prescriptionBBC News
Medicinal cannabis now legal on prescriptionSky News
From today you can get cannabis on the NHSMetro
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BC's first private cannabis store licensed in Kimberley - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 17:19

Vancouver Sun

BC's first private cannabis store licensed in Kimberley
Vancouver Sun
Tamarack Cannabis Boutique in Kimberley will get its licence from B.C.'s Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch on Thursday. The store was the first medical cannabis dispensary in Canada to receive a business licence from its local government, even ...
Province issues first licence for private, non-medical cannabis retail store in BCCBC.ca
Kimberley has first licenced cannabis retail storeE-Know.ca (press release)

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Ban on recreational cannabis is unconstitutional: Mexico Supreme Court - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 16:40

Globalnews.ca

Ban on recreational cannabis is unconstitutional: Mexico Supreme Court
Globalnews.ca
Announcing it had found in favour of two legal challenges filed against prohibition of recreational marijuana use, Mexico's top court crossed the threshold needed to create jurisprudence: five similar rulings on the matter. That creates a precedent ...
Mexico Supreme Court says ban on recreational marijuana unconstitutionalReuters
Mexico Supreme Court Rules Ban On Recreational Marijuana As 'Unconstitutional'HuffPost
Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana ProhibitionMarijuana Moment

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Travelling to Singapore? You may be drug tested for cannabis, Travel Canada warns - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 15:02

Globalnews.ca

Travelling to Singapore? You may be drug tested for cannabis, Travel Canada warns
Globalnews.ca
If you're travelling to Singapore, custom officers can request a drug test when you arrive, even if the drug was consumed before your arrival — which could result in your arrest. Travel Canada made the warning Wednesday in the wake of cannabis ...

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Amid shortage, Alberta vainly scrambles nationwide to secure more cannabis supplies - Calgary Herald

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 14:41

Calgary Herald

Amid shortage, Alberta vainly scrambles nationwide to secure more cannabis supplies
Calgary Herald
... will begin to settle down,” she said. That instability is being felt by the AGLC's own retail online portal, where nearly 80 per cent of its marijuana varieties were sold out at one point on Wednesday, with similar numbers affecting its selection ...
We're two weeks into national cannabis legalization. Where's the pot?The Globe and Mail

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Ontario ombudsman gets more than 1000 complaints about cannabis store - CBC.ca

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 13:30

CBC.ca

Ontario ombudsman gets more than 1000 complaints about cannabis store
CBC.ca
Ontario residents have expressed their frustrations on social media at delays in cannabis deliveries, saying consumers have no other legal means of purchasing recreational marijuana while they wait for their orders. The OCS warned on its website last ...
Ombudsman reviewing over 1000 complaints about Ontario Cannabis StoreCityNews
Doug Ford's decision to delay pot stores contributing to 'rocky' cannabis rollout: industry officialGlobalnews.ca
This is what happens when you order marijuana from the Ontario governmentToronto Life

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Gone to pot: How marijuana shortages are plaguing Canada - BNNBloomberg.ca

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:17

BNNBloomberg.ca

Gone to pot: How marijuana shortages are plaguing Canada
BNNBloomberg.ca
Corey Stone, a 32-year-old bar-restaurant manager in Montreal, and his friend were first in line at Quebec's government-run cannabis store on Oct. 17, but he hasn't been back because of the supply problems and has been getting his pot illegally.
Canada's rocky legal-marijuana rollout has been plagued by product shortages, out-of-control lines, and distribution ...Business Insider
Supply shortages plague Canada's new cannabis marketplacePacifica Tribune
Shortages After Cannabis Legalization Not Unique to Canada: SeaborneVOCM

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RCMP bust pot grow-op 2 days after cannabis legalized - CBC.ca

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:14

CBC.ca

RCMP bust pot grow-op 2 days after cannabis legalized
CBC.ca
More than 12 people have been charged under the Cannabis Act since recreational marijuana became legal. CBC News · Posted: Oct 31, 2018 1:14 PM CT | Last Updated: October 31. RCMP say they seized 94 pot plants after busting a grow-op at a home in ...
Man charged after police find 94 cannabis plants in homeCTV News

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First cannabis expo in Michigan 1 week before legalization vote - CBC.ca

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 17:46

CBC.ca

First cannabis expo in Michigan 1 week before legalization vote
CBC.ca
The 1st Commercial Cannabis Conference & Expo in Michigan took place in Detroit exactly a week before voters decide on marijuana legalization in the state. About 120 vendors were scattered throughout Cobo Hall at the pot expo, from an insurance ...
Medical and recreational marijuana activists need to fight side by sideDetroit Metro Times
If You Want Legal Weed in Florida, Vote for These PeopleMiami New Times
Proposal 1 reignites marijuana legalization debateWOODTV.com
WDIV ClickOnDetroit -Fox11online.com -UpNorthLive.com
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Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 15:24

Vancouver Sun

Chilliwack First Nation writes its own cannabis law
Vancouver Sun
“First Nations reserve lands are not under provincial jurisdiction,” said Darwin Douglas, a Cheam councillor, who is advising the Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt. “First Nations are writing their own cannabis laws and standards that meet or exceed federal and ...

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Medical cannabis treatments in UK to be limited over doctors' fears and lack of regulation despite new law - The Independent

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:20

The Independent

Medical cannabis treatments in UK to be limited over doctors' fears and lack of regulation despite new law
The Independent
She has been working with 16 families who have been trying to access cannabis for their epileptic children, but in all but two cases the families were refused by their doctor when they asked to try the treatment, while the families who had their ...

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