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Alberta signs marijuana supply deals with 13 licensed producers - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:01

The Globe and Mail

Alberta signs marijuana supply deals with 13 licensed producers
The Globe and Mail
The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission says it chose the producers from a list of 31 marijuana producers who expressed interest. All but two of the 13 marijuana companies chosen are based in Ontario, including Aphria Inc., the Tragically ...
13 federally licensed marijuana producers selected for Alberta ...Globalnews.ca
Alberta selects its cannabis suppliers who view province as prime marketCalgary Herald
Thirteen cannabis producers selected for provincial distributionEdmonton Journal
CBC.ca
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Weighing The Legal Cannabis Industry's Catch-22 Problem - Forbes

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:13

Forbes

Weighing The Legal Cannabis Industry's Catch-22 Problem
Forbes
The timing has never been better for the U.S. legal cannabis industry to tap into its breakout potential and explode into the stratosphere. Last week, the traditionally red Oklahoma voted to legalize medical marijuana, adding to the total tally of 30 ...

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Canopy Growth unveils new Latin America plan, buys Colombian medical marijuana company - Financial Post

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 05:53

Financial Post

Canopy Growth unveils new Latin America plan, buys Colombian medical marijuana company
Financial Post
As part of that plan, Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy unveiled a new subsidiary, Canopy LATAM Corp., that “will advance medical cannabis throughout Latin America,” according to a release. Canopy also announced that, through its newly-minted Canopy ...
Marijuana firm Canopy Growth launches Latin American subsidiaryThe Globe and Mail
Medical marijuana firm Canopy Growth launches Latin American subsidiaryTimes Colonist
Cannabis Firm Canopy Growth Deserves a Premium but Still a Sell ...TheStreet.com

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How YOU can help legalise weed ahead of tomorrow's Legalisation of Cannabis Bill debate - NME.com (blog)

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 04:47

NME.com (blog)

How YOU can help legalise weed ahead of tomorrow's Legalisation of Cannabis Bill debate
NME.com (blog)
Last week, NME hosted a marijuana symposium at Parliament in London, attended by musicians, politicians and drug experts. Now you can watch that discussion in full and find out how you can help keep the pressure on MPs to actually change this outdated ...

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Defeat Of Marijuana Banking Bill Will Hurt Job Growth And Economy - Forbes

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:10

Forbes

Defeat Of Marijuana Banking Bill Will Hurt Job Growth And Economy
Forbes
When the Senate Appropriations Committee killed an amendment last month that would have offered legal protection to banks that want to work with cannabis-related companies, they dealt a blow to an industry that, whether they like it or not, is on a ...

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Pot for your pooch: Optimizing medical cannabis for pets - New Atlas

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 19:28

Gizmodo Australia

Pot for your pooch: Optimizing medical cannabis for pets
New Atlas
Despite medical marijuana becoming legal in a number of states in America, it is still technically illegal as a medicine for pets. A growing movement is pushing to make it legal for pet owners and veterinarians to administer, but more research ...
Australian Scientists Are Developing Medical Cannabis For Your PetsGizmodo Australia

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Most Australians support decriminalising cannabis, but our laws lag behind - The Conversation AU

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 18:55

The Conversation AU

Most Australians support decriminalising cannabis, but our laws lag behind
The Conversation AU
Approval of regular cannabis use by adults depended on when, if at all, participants last used marijuana. Unsurprisingly, recent cannabis users had the highest approval of regular cannabis use at 59.9%, followed by ex users at 16.9%. Only 5.5% of ...

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Edmonton's proposed cannabis rules most liberal 'in the world,' says health experts - Edmonton Journal

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:33

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton's proposed cannabis rules most liberal 'in the world,' says health experts
Edmonton Journal
No jurisdiction that fully legalized marijuana allows public consumption, including Uruguay, Alaska, Colorado or California, said Kathie Gavin, a member of the AHS provincial cannabis team. The Hague, where the drug is de-criminalized, brought in a ban ...

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London man charged with possession, trafficking after police respond to cannabis smoking complaint - Ottawa Citizen

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:20

Ottawa Citizen

London man charged with possession, trafficking after police respond to cannabis smoking complaint
Ottawa Citizen
A 19-year-old London, Ont., man was facing drug charges Wednesday after Ottawa police, pursuing a complaint about cannabis smoking near the Greyhound bus station, said they discovered he was carrying marijuana, cocaine and a large sum of money.

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Marijuana seeds to be available from retailers: province - CTV News

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 15:44

CTV News

Marijuana seeds to be available from retailers: province
CTV News
“It will be up to those businesses to decide what sort of cannabis products they want to sell,” said David Morris with the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority. “They can sell dried cannabis, they can sell seeds, they can sell plants, they can sell ...

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Profit vs. prudence: Food sector prepares for edible cannabis - The ... - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 15:00

The Globe and Mail

Profit vs. prudence: Food sector prepares for edible cannabis - The ...
The Globe and Mail
Sylvain Charlebois is professor of food distribution and policy, faculties of management and agriculture, Dalhousie University. On Oct. 17, smoking cannabis will ...

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Saskatchewan's cannabis laws carry stiff fines - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:33

The Globe and Mail

Saskatchewan's cannabis laws carry stiff fines
The Globe and Mail
People who break Saskatchewan's new recreational marijuana laws could face fines ranging from $200 to well over $2,000, depending on the charge. The government says in a release that it has amended regulations to allow for the ticketing of a number ...
Saskatchewan announces fines for improper cannabis useGlobalnews.ca
Sask. government establishes cannabis fines, including $200 ticket ...CBC.ca
Sask. government releases new cannabis ticketing regulationsRegina Leader-Post
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Ottawa Bluesfest creates smoking zone for medical marijuana and cigarettes - Ottawa Citizen

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:22

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Bluesfest creates smoking zone for medical marijuana and cigarettes
Ottawa Citizen
Bluesfest organizers are getting a jump on the coming legalization of cannabis by providing a smoking area where patrons can smoke medical marijuana with proof of a prescription. Cigarette smoking is also permitted in the new area. “It is a very hot ...

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CannabisFest: 'There's an unbelievable opportunity in the cannabis sector' - Montreal Gazette

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 05:00

Montreal Gazette

CannabisFest: 'There's an unbelievable opportunity in the cannabis sector'
Montreal Gazette
On June 20, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canadians will be able to consume marijuana recreationally without criminal penalties as of Oct. 17, months later than the government's initial target date. Hadfield launched a Canadian site six ...

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EPS getting ready for cannabis legalization - Estevan Mercury

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 23:01

Estevan Mercury

EPS getting ready for cannabis legalization
Estevan Mercury
The EPS has fielded a number of calls from concerned landlords about what to do if a tenant uses cannabis in a rental property. If landlords don't want their tenants smoking marijuana in the property, then Ladouceur said it can be treated in a similar ...

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Colorado survey suggests legal marijuana is attracting homeless people - CNN

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:44

CNN

Colorado survey suggests legal marijuana is attracting homeless people
CNN
But the survey, commissioned by the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice, is getting mixed reviews: from a sheriff who says the results are no surprise, to a marijuana lobbyist who called it "irrelevant." The survey of 507 mostly homeless inmates ...

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Province pauses new rules outlawing cannabis lounges for medical users - Windsor Star

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 16:45

Windsor Star

Province pauses new rules outlawing cannabis lounges for medical users
Windsor Star
The new Smoke Free Ontario Act states that medical cannabis is used for its “therapeutic benefits,” and will continue to be treated differently than recreational marijuana. But that doesn't mean the government isn't harbouring concerns about it. “A ...

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Second Cup's cannabis deal has shares running hot and cold - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 15:56

The Globe and Mail

Second Cup's cannabis deal has shares running hot and cold
The Globe and Mail
There has been other corporate news since Second Cup announced in April that it had an agreement with marijuana clinic operator National Access Cannabis (NAC) to develop and operate recreational cannabis stores and lounges, starting in Western ...

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Garden centres want right to sell recreational cannabis plants and seeds - CTV News

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 15:17

CTV News

Garden centres want right to sell recreational cannabis plants and seeds
CTV News
Some garden centres in Alberta say they're disappointed that the province won't allow them to sell marijuana seeds or seedlings when recreational cannabis becomes legal in October. Customers will be able to buy supplies at garden centres, but they'll ...

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