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Cannabis industry to province: Make room for made-in-Manitoba weed - CBC.ca

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:01

CBC.ca

Cannabis industry to province: Make room for made-in-Manitoba weed
CBC.ca
Winnipeg's modest legal-cannabis industry wants the Progressive Conservative government to foster a made-in-Manitoba marijuana sector as the clock ticks down toward the legalization of recreational weed. Cannabis producers and retailers say Brian ...

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Cannabis education campaign another failed attempt to talk to youth about pot, critics say - Straight.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 17:28

Straight.com

Cannabis education campaign another failed attempt to talk to youth about pot, critics say
Straight.com
Last month, the organization launched an educational campaign geared to youth and young adults about the risks associated with the use of recreational marijuana. Unfortunately, two prominent Canadian researchers are calling it “a missed opportunity” to ...

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Hawaii Allows First Lab to Begin Testing Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:54

Leafly

Hawaii Allows First Lab to Begin Testing Medical Marijuana
Leafly
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized in the state. ... “Today is a big step in the right direction for Hawaii's Medical Cannabis industry,” he said.
Medical Marijuana Users Struggle To Get Cannabis Following Gaylord Dispensary Raids9&10 News

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The NFL May Be Softening Its Stance on Marijuana Because of Another Kind of Green - The Ringer (blog)

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 15:23

The Ringer (blog)

The NFL May Be Softening Its Stance on Marijuana Because of Another Kind of Green
The Ringer (blog)
The Washington Post reported on Monday that the NFL has offered to study marijuana's potential for pain management in a partnership with the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), the most significant step the league has taken toward allowing players to use ...
NFL offers to work with players' union on study of marijuana as pain management toolESPN
League considering working with NFLPA on marijuana studyReuters
NFL Reportedly Writes NFLPA with Offer to Study Marijuana for Pain ...Bleacher Report
CBSSports.com -NBCSports.com -SFGate -ProFootballTalk - NBC Sports
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PTSD Patients Can Now Buy Minnesota's Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:16

Leafly

PTSD Patients Can Now Buy Minnesota's Medical Marijuana
Leafly
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota residents suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can start buying medical cannabis. Tuesday brought the latest expansion of the state's medical marijuana program that launched in July 2015. Patients suffering ...

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'Marijuana Justice Act' Would End Weed Prohibition Throughout The Land - Forbes

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:17

Forbes

'Marijuana Justice Act' Would End Weed Prohibition Throughout The Land
Forbes
Presented today, a new congressional bill aims to get government and cannabis on the same side of the law by ending a decades-long federal ban on the plant. Introduced by New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, the 'Marijuana Justice Act of 2017' seeks to end ...
How Sen. Cory Booker Is Trying to End Federal Weed ProhibitionRollingStone.com
Sen. Cory Booker just introduced a bill that could legalize marijuana ...Vox
Booker Debuts 'Marijuana Justice Act' to Legalize CannabisLeafly
Cato Institute (blog) -Fortune -TIME -Facebook
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The Great Cannabis Clash of Calaveras County - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:12

Leafly

The Great Cannabis Clash of Calaveras County
Leafly
If those figures are accurate, marijuana is easily the number one industry in Calaveras County. And even if they're not, cannabis is already helping to balanced the county's ailing books. Last summer, officials confronted the obvious: Weed was the only ...

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Puerto Rico Betting on Medical Marijuana to Help Ease Crisis - Leafly

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:31

Leafly

Puerto Rico Betting on Medical Marijuana to Help Ease Crisis
Leafly
Jesus Aponte, 29, a biologist and chemical engineer who now serves as director of cultivation at Natural Ventures, stands inside a cannabis bloom room in Caguas, Puerto Rico on July 24. Aponte considered leaving Puerto Rico to work in Alaska's ...

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Marijuana at Weddings? It's the New Moneymaker | Time.com - TIME

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 07:29

TIME

Marijuana at Weddings? It's the New Moneymaker | Time.com
TIME
The legalization of recreational marijuana in a handful of states opened the doors to all sorts of cannabis-laden commerce.

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Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts | India | Al ... - Aljazeera.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 06:27

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Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts | India | Al ...
Aljazeera.com
Three short docs about prescription drugs in India, a cannabis connoisseur in Uruguay and heroin addiction in Tanzania.

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These Are The Top Five Emerging Trends In The Cannabis Industry - Forbes

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 04:00

Forbes

These Are The Top Five Emerging Trends In The Cannabis Industry
Forbes
Expect luxury marijuana brands and advances in science as some of the key trends emerging in the cannabis industry.

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NFL reportedly will work with NFLPA on marijuana study - Sporting News

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 21:50

Sporting News

NFL reportedly will work with NFLPA on marijuana study
Sporting News
August 1, 2017 12:50am EDT August 1, 2017 12:49am EDT American Football, English, NFL Maybe the NFL is finally coming around to the idea of players using medicinal marijuana. marijuana-110916-getty-ftr-us.jpg Marijuana (Getty Images) ...
NFL offers to work with players' union to study marijuana for pain managementWashington Post
Report: NFL formally offers to study marijuana as pain management option with NFLPANBCSports.com

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Hawaii allows first lab to begin testing medical marijuana - National Post

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:55

National Post

Hawaii allows first lab to begin testing medical marijuana
National Post
“Today is a big step in the right direction for Hawaii's Medical Cannabis industry,” he said. The product at Honolulu-based dispensary Aloha Green has been ready for months, and dispensary CEO James H.Q. Lee said he hopes to begin the lab testing ...
Health department certifies private laboratory for medical cannabis testingKHON2
State certifies first of 3 labs that will test medical cannabis productsHawaii News Now

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Ballot measure 'typo' could cost recreational marijuana campaign - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:30

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Ballot measure 'typo' could cost recreational marijuana campaign
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
"There is a fix for it, so I'm not concerned about it at all," said Melissa Mentele, director of cannabis advocacy group New Approach South Dakota. "It's just a typo. It's one person's perception of grammar versus another's." SEE ALSO: Marijuana's ...

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Which Types of Packaging Are Best for Different Cannabis Products? - Leafly

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:11

Leafly

Which Types of Packaging Are Best for Different Cannabis Products?
Leafly
In the face of strict regulations, ever-changing rules, and state-specific laws surrounding cannabis, producers are faced with an immense challenge in selecting the proper cannabis packaging. Glass, acrylic, silicone, cardboard, plastic—options ...

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You May Want to Avoid These Ingredients in Cannabis Oil Vape Cartridges - Leafly

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 16:13

Leafly

You May Want to Avoid These Ingredients in Cannabis Oil Vape Cartridges
Leafly
Burning cannabis oils can produce some of the same free radicals that are formed when you burn cannabis or tobacco, which is why people have turned to vaporizing (vaping). Vaporizing means that cannabis is heated without combustion. Active ingredients ...

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Washington's Top Cannabis Lab Hit with Suspension - Leafly

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 15:02

Leafly

Washington's Top Cannabis Lab Hit with Suspension
Leafly
In late April, Leafly News reporter Tobias Coughlin-Bogue reported that complaints had been submitted to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) by a group of industry members that accused one of the state's largest cannabis testing labs ...

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2028 LA Olympics to Be First Ever With Legal Cannabis - Leafly

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:52

Leafly

2028 LA Olympics to Be First Ever With Legal Cannabis
Leafly
Countries such as Saudi Arabia and Iran are vehemently against cannabis and other substances. In Saudi Arabia, for example, one can be flogged for possessing cannabis in the country—or executed for distributing larger quantities. Some Asian countries ...

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Tourists Buying Marijuana In Las Vegas Have Nowhere To Smoke It In Las Vegas - NPR

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:41

Tourists Buying Marijuana In Las Vegas Have Nowhere To Smoke It In Las Vegas
NPR
Recreational marijuana sales are booming in Las Vegas as tourists catch on. But under current Nevada law, there's only one place people can consume cannabis: their private residence. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Nevada is now the fifth state where adults ...

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This 59-year-old mother of 2 is making millions selling legal marijuana gummies - Business Insider

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:01

Business Insider

This 59-year-old mother of 2 is making millions selling legal marijuana gummies
Business Insider
Nancy Whiteman's marijuana confectionary company makes millions of dollars a year, but she considers herself an "accidental cannabis entrepreneur." That's how she felt in 2010 when starting Wana Brands (shortened from marijuana), now Colorado's ...

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