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Legal Pot Sales in Nevada Projected to Raise $120 Million In Tax Revenue - Fortune

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:07

Fortune

Legal Pot Sales in Nevada Projected to Raise $120 Million In Tax Revenue
Fortune
July was the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales in the state, which has just announced the tax impact. All totaled, medical and recreational cannabis sales generated $3.68 million in tax revenue. And the tracking number for the next two ...
Nevada recreational marijuana sales double what Oregon sold in first monthStatesman Journal

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Cannabis growing gang sentenced - BBC News

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 06:00

BBC News

Cannabis growing gang sentenced
BBC News
Five people have been sentenced over a £10m cannabis operation involving more than 6,000 plants across three sites. Police uncovered plants at a rented Northamptonshire warehouse in October 2014, before finding more plants on a Lincolnshire industrial ...

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Quebec's minimum age for marijuana to be 18: report | Montreal ... - Montreal Gazette

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 03:18

Montreal Gazette

Quebec's minimum age for marijuana to be 18: report | Montreal ...
Montreal Gazette
Quebec premier Philippe Couillard has decided the minimum age for the consumption of legal marijuana in Quebec will be 18, La Presse reported.
Marijuana age restriction will be set at 18: reportsCTV News
Quebec to set legal marijuana consumption age at 18 - Montreal ...CBC.ca

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Nevada marijuana sales hit $27M in first month - USA TODAY

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 17:21

USA TODAY

Nevada marijuana sales hit $27M in first month
USA TODAY
RENO — Nevada took a gamble on recreational marijuana, and it's paying off. Dispensaries sold $27.1 million of pot in Nevada in July alone. That's almost double what both Colorado and Oregon sold in their first months. It's almost seven times what ...
Nevada marijuana sales hit $27 million in first monthReno Gazette Journal
Nevada has massive first month of marijuana salesLas Vegas Review-Journal
July Marijuana Sales Generated $3.68 Million in Tax RevenueKTVN
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Las Vegas police bust fake marijuana store - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 16:48

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas police bust fake marijuana store
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A large sign out front displayed the business' name. A neon “Open” sign shone bright in the window. Inside, it looked like a typical pot shop: OG Kush, Sour Diesel and other popular marijuana strains inside glass display cases, a variety of cannabis ...

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Remembering Hugh Hefner's Passionate Support for Cannabis Legalization - Leafly

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 16:35

Leafly

Remembering Hugh Hefner's Passionate Support for Cannabis Legalization
Leafly
The founder of Playboy left an indelible impression on the cannabis world long before legalization was even a twinkle in a legislator's eye. In fact, were it not for Hugh Hefner, NORML (the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) might ...

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Those Stoned Climbers Have More to Teach Us About Cannabis Consumption Than You Might Think - Vogue.com

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:40

Vogue.com

Those Stoned Climbers Have More to Teach Us About Cannabis Consumption Than You Might Think
Vogue.com
(According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, you cannot die from consuming too much marijuanacannabis is not lethal on its own—but users can experience panic attacks, paranoia, impaired judgement and motor skills, and other unpleasant effects.).

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McDonald's is top dining destination for users of legalized marijuana - CNBC

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:34

CNBC

McDonald's is top dining destination for users of legalized marijuana
CNBC
The Green Market Report worked in conjunction with Consumer Research Around Cannabis to conduct the survey of adults who bought marijuana from a legal retailer or dispensary. The report also estimated 4.7 million people have legally purchased ...
McDonald's is crushing Taco Bell and Burger King in states that have legalized marijuanaMarkets Insider
Report: Cannabis users high on McDonald'sNation's Restaurant News
Legal weed could be a boon for McDonald's, Taco BellCrain's Chicago Business

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Coral Gables: Maybe we won't ban medical marijuana dispensaries after all - Miami Herald

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:02

Miami Herald

Coral Gables: Maybe we won't ban medical marijuana dispensaries after all
Miami Herald
After previously planning to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, Coral Gables leaders are changing their stance and going back to the drawing board to decide how to regulate the businesses. Commissioners decided not to take a final vote on the ban at ...

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Why the decriminalization of marijuana is a civil rights cause | Al ... - The Guardian

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:15

The Guardian

Why the decriminalization of marijuana is a civil rights cause | Al ...
The Guardian
Generations of Americans – mostly people of color – have been crushed by aggressive laws on marijuana. It's time for that to change.

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Giving the gift of green in the 'District of Cannabis' - ABC News

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 04:18

ABC News

Giving the gift of green in the 'District of Cannabis'
ABC News
It's hard to justify $45 for an ordinary black cotton T-shirt, but the customer at a store in Washington D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood does so without question. The clerk grabs a clear plastic box containing about one gram of marijuana and drops it ...

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Cannabis dealers in the UK are 'prescribing' weed to treat illnesses - Metro

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 03:24

Metro

Cannabis dealers in the UK are 'prescribing' weed to treat illnesses
Metro
'After that I just went on the internet and researched what all the big American firms are doing with medical marijuana, they have done all the research behind it, so I can trust they are right about this. One website said which weed is best for women ...

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Giving the gift of green in the 'District of Cannabis' - National Post

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:03

Giving the gift of green in the 'District of Cannabis'
National Post
In this Sept. 11, 2017, photo, a display of Creatos, Weed-Itz and Flavorblaster marijuana infused edibles in Washington, at a closed Ethiopian restaurant at a "gifted" marijuana event. In the so-called "District of Cannabis" it's legal to grow and ...

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Committee Hopes to Vote on Marijuana Bill - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 20:15

National Post

Committee Hopes to Vote on Marijuana Bill
U.S. News & World Report
Share on Google Plus. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A legislative committee plans to consider a bill to double the recreational marijuana sales tax to 20 percent and ban marijuana social clubs until 2019. The Legislature's Joint Select Committee on Marijuana ...
Many Canadians are curious about marijuana edibles, but wary of risk to kids: surveyNational Post
As lawmakers add, cut and tweak, Maine's law for recreational marijuana takes shapePress Herald
Marijuana Should Be Available At Private Retailers, Two-Thirds Of Canadians SayHuffington Post Canada
North Shore News -CTV News -CBC.ca
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Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill - Leafly

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:20

Leafly

Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill
Leafly
After much debate, the Philippines House Committee on Health has endorsed House Bill 180, which would legalize cannabis for medical use in the Philippines. ... Can the Philippines Legalize Medical Marijuana Despite Duterte's Violent Drug Crackdown?
Cheers greet fresh hopes for legalization of medical marijuanaInquirer.net

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6 Takeaways From Dr. Ethan Russo's 'Cannabis: An Unconventional Solution to the Opioid Crisis' - Leafly

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 13:46

Leafly

6 Takeaways From Dr. Ethan Russo's 'Cannabis: An Unconventional Solution to the Opioid Crisis'
Leafly
Ethan Russo is internationally renowned for his research on cannabis compounds and their roles in the body. As a neurologist and psychopharmacologist, Russo has established himself as a crucial champion of the integral roles plant-based medicine should ...

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Study: McDonald's Is A Big Hit With Cannabis Smokers - Forbes - Forbes

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:30

Forbes

Study: McDonald's Is A Big Hit With Cannabis Smokers - Forbes
Forbes
McDonald's is overwhelmingly the number one fast food choice for cannabis consumers in states where marijuana is legal. A new study conducted by cannabis ...
Legalized Cannabis May Be a Windfall for McDonald's and Taco ...Bloomberg

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Marijuana industry uses cross-border beer case to argue against provincial monopolies - CBC.ca

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:07

CBC.ca

Marijuana industry uses cross-border beer case to argue against provincial monopolies
CBC.ca
If provincial restrictions are onerous, the existing illegal industry will "likely thrive," Cannabis Culture warns in its application to be an intervener on behalf of 28 other corporations in the Crown appeal of a New Brunswick court's decision to ...

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Dabbing Cannabis Oil May Expose You To Cancer-Causing Toxins - Forbes

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:31

Forbes

Dabbing Cannabis Oil May Expose You To Cancer-Causing Toxins
Forbes
A study published this month in the American Chemical Society's ACS Omega found that a method of using cannabis known as dabbing may expose users to elevated toxin levels as compared to other methods. In a study of how the chemicals in concentrated ...
Cancer-Causing Compounds Found in Cannabis Oil | GENGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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