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Dana Larsen: Media reports 8851 Canadians killed by cannabis - Straight.com

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:18

Straight.com

Dana Larsen: Media reports 8851 Canadians killed by cannabis
Straight.com
This analysis also found that "prohibition is responsible for an estimated minimum of 6,100 to 9,000 deaths annually due to lack of access to medical marijuana". It concludes that cannabis prohibition actually causes many more deaths than this, because ...

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Sajid Javid looks into easing rules on medical cannabis prescription - The Guardian

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:58

The Guardian

Sajid Javid looks into easing rules on medical cannabis prescription
The Guardian
The home secretary, Sajid Javid, is considering whether cannabis could be made easier to prescribe for medical use, Downing Street has said. It comes after a review last month was published in which the chief medical officer of England, Sally Davies, ...
Medical cannabis: Doctors 'should be able to prescribe drug', says ...The Independent
Decision on medical cannabis within weeks - BBC NewsBBC News
Decision on medical cannabis within weeksBBC News
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The risk of underestimating the UK cannabis market - The Guardian

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:08

The Guardian

The risk of underestimating the UK cannabis market
The Guardian
The Institute of Economic Affairs has seriously underestimated the size of the UK cannabis market in their paper on tax revenues in a regulated market (Legalising cannabis could be 'win-win-win' for UK, says thinktank, 29 June). Data from our 30,000 ...

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South Australia's 'counter-productive' cannabis crackdown likely to be defeated - The Guardian

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 00:06

The Guardian

South Australia's 'counter-productive' cannabis crackdown likely to be defeated
The Guardian
Labor's shadow attorney general, Kyam Maher, told the Guardian that while his party would support most of the bill, he did not believe people should face jail terms for possessing marijuana. “We have serious concerns with that part of the legislation ...
Aussie state to quadruple cannabis penalties, introduce prison sentencesXinhua

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With marijuana legalization looming, BC activists are looking for similar approach to psychedelics - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:38

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With marijuana legalization looming, BC activists are looking for similar approach to psychedelics
The Globe and Mail
“How cannabis went from a recreational substance to a medicine, which then led to the broader legalization that we're getting now – we're seeing that with psychedelics now,” he said. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Health Minister Ginette Petitpas ...

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Legalization promises a boom in cannabis testing and research for Alberta labs - Toronto Star

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:31

Toronto Star

Legalization promises a boom in cannabis testing and research for Alberta labs
Toronto Star
CALGARY — Alberta's cannabis testing and research labs expect to see a boom in business once the drug is finally legalized in October. There are 42 labs in Canada currently authorized to test and experiment on cannabis samples, according to a Health ...

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Pain control: “no evidence” cannabis improves outcomes | Cosmos - Cosmos

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:31

Cosmos

Pain control: “no evidence” cannabis improves outcomes | Cosmos
Cosmos
Depending on who you listen to, medical cannabis is either a rising star in the world of therapeutics or an over-vaunted pariah that should never have exited the ...
Medicinal cannabis may not actually relieve pain: study - News.com.auNEWS.com.au
A 4-year Australian study of 1500 people finds no evidence that cannabis helps to treat painBusiness Insider Australia
Cannabis has no benefit for chronic pain, major study showsThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Market Penalizes Medical Cannabis Producer Canopy Growth ... - Forbes

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:52

Forbes

Market Penalizes Medical Cannabis Producer Canopy Growth ...
Forbes
Come October of 2018 and Canada will become one of the few developed countries to legalize recreational marijuana for adult-use. This revolutionary move ...

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Major Beer Companies Getting Into US Cannabis Market In Spite of Federal Law - Forbes

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:45

Forbes

Major Beer Companies Getting Into US Cannabis Market In Spite of Federal Law
Forbes
These soldiers of the unsober, regardless of whether their collars are blue, white or blood-stained from the occasional scuffle in the unemployment line, are now foaming at the mouth over craft brews, wines, bourbons and cannabis, forever casting aside ...

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Some provinces plan to hire teens for marijuana sting operations - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 05:02

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Some provinces plan to hire teens for marijuana sting operations
Globalnews.ca
B.C., Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and Newfoundland and Labrador all forbid people under 19 from buying or trying to buy cannabis, but carve out an exception for teens hired by an enforcement authority to try and find retailers selling pot to minors.

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Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as a high risk like tobacco - CBC.ca

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 01:01

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Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as a high risk like tobacco
CBC.ca
Some of Canada's biggest insurance companies have updated their policies on marijuana use, and the changes are having a major impact on regular users' premiums. With recreational use of the drug set to become legal on Oct. 17, marijuana is moving ...

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South Australia's cannabis crackdown based on 'nonsense', experts warn - The Guardian

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 22:19

The Guardian

South Australia's cannabis crackdown based on 'nonsense', experts warn
The Guardian
The South Australian government's plan to introduce harsher penalties for cannabis possession is based on “nonsense” reasoning and flies in the face of a global move towards decriminalisation of the drug, harm minimisation experts have warned. On ...
SA Government to quadruple cannabis possession fines, introduce prison sentencesABC News
Tougher fines, prison terms for cannabis offences in SA as State Government declares 'war on drugs'The Advertiser
South Australia announces a new war on marijuanaNEWS.com.au
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Vermont marijuana legalization celebration - WPTZ

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 21:03

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Vermont marijuana legalization celebration
WPTZ
Vermont marijuana legalization celebration. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! WPTZ. Updated: 12:03 AM EDT Jul 2, 2018. Helena Battipaglia · NBC5 Reporter. Vermont marijuana legalization celebration. Share. Shares.

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ONE YEAR LATER: Recreational Marijuana has Nevada rolling in money, but problems remain - News3LV

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 18:00

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ONE YEAR LATER: Recreational Marijuana has Nevada rolling in money, but problems remain
News3LV
The money made by the legalization of marijuana surpassed expectations by 110 percent. In the first 10 months, there were at least $340 million in sales. The industry has created thousands of jobs in the state, but there are still some loose ends. Even ...

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Despite Extreme Heat, Vermonters Find Their Chill at Cannabis Legalization Party - Seven Days

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 16:37

Seven Days

Despite Extreme Heat, Vermonters Find Their Chill at Cannabis Legalization Party
Seven Days
She already had legal access to marijuana as a medical patient and said cannabis was “tremendously” helpful for her medical condition. Legalization will give people with medical needs that do not meet the criteria for a medical license the ability to ...
Cannabis Legalization Celebration In Johnson Draws Industry ProsVermont Public Radio

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Bong hit kicks off VT's first day of legal marijuana - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 14:38

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Bong hit kicks off VT's first day of legal marijuana
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Marijuana advocacy organization Heady Vermont holds a big bash in Johnson to celebrate Vermont's first day of legal pot on July 1, 2018. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT. My Snoring Solution · This new snoring fix has ...

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Marijuana legalization opens up market for Burlington grow shop - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:59

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Marijuana legalization opens up market for Burlington grow shop
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... your digital access. Marijuana legalization opens up market for Burlington grow shop. CLOSE. Customer base expands 'exponentially' for Green State Gardener in Burlington with marijuana legalization. Aki Soga, Free Press Reader Engagement Editor.

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