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With pot legalized, job openings surge in Canada's cannabis industry - Washington Post

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 02:00

Washington Post

With pot legalized, job openings surge in Canada's cannabis industry
Washington Post
According to Statistics Canada, there were nearly 2,400 people employed by 55 licensed marijuana producers at the end of 2017. Medical cannabis has been legal since 2001, but with the end of a 95-year prohibition on the recreational use of the drug ...
Marijuana Shortages Abound in Canada Amid Application FloodBloomberg
'Weed the People' Explores Medical Marijuana for Kids With CancerTIME
Medical cannabis user questions quality control in industryCBC.ca
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What the Dutch can teach the world about cannabis - Financial Times

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00

Financial Times

What the Dutch can teach the world about cannabis
Financial Times
Starting probably in ancient China, humans have smoked the cannabis plant for at least 5,000 years, often as a painkiller. Cannabis pollen has been found in a 4,200-year-old Dutch grave. Even Queen Victoria was “prescribed medical marijuana by the ...

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Steer clear of cannabis, says Netherlands PM - Eyewitness News

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 18:58

Eyewitness News

Steer clear of cannabis, says Netherlands PM
Eyewitness News
In becoming the first G20 country to legalise the growing, selling and use of cannabis, Canada hopes to ensure that "the person that is selling you marijuana at an official place doesn't also have something else in their other pocket they are willing ...

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Pot users in BC in no rush to ditch their traditional suppliers, experts say - Vancouver Sun

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 17:23

Vancouver Sun

Pot users in BC in no rush to ditch their traditional suppliers, experts say
Vancouver Sun
On Thursday, the B.C. Cannabis Stores website listed 99 varieties of dried marijuana (starting at $6.99 a gram), 25 types of pre-rolled joints and 20 oil products. Ontario Cannabis Store listed 42 varieties of marijuana (starting at $7.56 per gram ...
Critics say cannabis delivery delays could push Ontario consumers to black marketGlobalnews.ca
City launches survey on cannabis retail stores | Ottawa CitizenOttawa Citizen
City of Ottawa launches survey on future of cannabis retail | CBC NewsCBC.ca
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The Swansea coffee shop selling cannabis extract drinks - BBC News

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 16:28

BBC News

The Swansea coffee shop selling cannabis extract drinks
BBC News
"It's hard to explain but my brain would just calm down," says Lucy Bason, who claims cannabidiol (CBD) oil is helping control her anxiety. She is one of several people buying the cannabis plant extract at a coffee shop on one of Swansea's main ...

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Path to legalization made cannabis companies hot stocks, but pensions, other funds remain cool - Vancouver Sun

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 14:20

Vancouver Sun

Path to legalization made cannabis companies hot stocks, but pensions, other funds remain cool
Vancouver Sun
Shares in marijuana companies have been hot stocks for a lot of individual investors in Canada, but pension funds and other institutions remain cool to the emerging industry even as recreational cannabis has been legalized. While the stock in companies ...
'Weed the People' Explores Medical Marijuana for Kids With CancerTIME
Safe cannabis pain relief without the “high”McGill Newsroom
Your ultimate province-by-province guide for buying cannabis in CanadaThe GrowthOp
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Toronto Airport Says Cannabis Trash Cans Are Not 'Free Weed' Bins - Gizmodo

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:40

Gizmodo

Toronto Airport Says Cannabis Trash Cans Are Not 'Free Weed' Bins
Gizmodo
Last week, Canada legalized recreational cannabis, becoming the second country in the world to formally do so. While cannabis is legal within Canada, however, it is illegal to transport it across the country's borders. To address this, Pearson Airport ...

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From groceries to ganja: Calgary Co-op is in the cannabis business - Calgary Herald

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:11

Calgary Herald

From groceries to ganja: Calgary Co-op is in the cannabis business
Calgary Herald
And the co-operative, which counts 440,000 members, didn't shy away from the pot culture lingo when it welcomed customers at its first Calgary marijuana outlet Wednesday. “We opened it at 4:20 p.m.,” said spokeswoman Karen Allan, referring to pot's ...

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Cannabis NB sales totalled nearly $950K within 48 hours of ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:05

CBC.ca

Cannabis NB sales totalled nearly $950K within 48 hours of ...
CBC.ca
Cannabis NB sold nearly $950000 of marijuana within the first 48 hours of legalization last week, president and CEO Brian Harriman announced on ...

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With legal marijuana, children's hospital braces for accidental poisonings - CBC.ca

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 01:00

CBC.ca

With legal marijuana, children's hospital braces for accidental poisonings
CBC.ca
As Robyn Hadley whips up a batch of chocolate-oat cookies infused with pot in her Dartmouth, N.S., kitchen, her two-year-old son plays with a marijuana-leaf-shaped cookie cutter in his high chair. She's not shy or apologetic about using cannabis to ...

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Charges laid after cannabis products allegedly sold without authorization at store north of Edmonton - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 18:06

Globalnews.ca

Charges laid after cannabis products allegedly sold without authorization at store north of Edmonton
Globalnews.ca
READ MORE: 17 Alberta shops will sell cannabis on 1st day of legalization. Watch below: On Oct. 4, 2018, Vinesh Pratap filed this report about how many stores across Alberta will be approved and ready to sell when recreational marijuana use becomes ...
St. Albert vape shop busted for selling illegal cannabis, police sayCBC.ca
Three charged for advertising, selling cannabis products before legalizationCTV News

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Smokeless toke: new forms of cannabis trickle into Manitoba stores - Winnipeg Free Press

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 15:18

Winnipeg Free Press

Smokeless toke: new forms of cannabis trickle into Manitoba stores
Winnipeg Free Press
Alternative forms of legal marijuana are slowly making their way to Manitoba, as some of the province's licensed cannabis retailers begin stocking ingestible oils, gel capsules and even oral sprays. Although commercially produced cannabis-infused food ...

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BC completed more than 21000 cannabis sales during first week of legalization - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 13:16

Vancouver Sun

BC completed more than 21000 cannabis sales during first week of legalization
Vancouver Sun
The B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch rang up more than 21,000 cannabis transactions during the first seven days of legalization, nearly half of which occurred on Day 1. The BCLDB says there were 17,266 online sales completed between Oct. 17 and 23 ...
More than 21000 BC cannabis sales recorded in first week of legalizationCFJC Today Kamloops

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Lowly Moss-Like Plant Seems to Copy Cannabis - Scientific American

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:15

Scientific American

Lowly Moss-Like Plant Seems to Copy Cannabis
Scientific American
One genus the plant, Radula, boasts a handful of species that produce a chemical that is a lot like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from Cannabis sativa, or marijuana. Why a liverwort, which lives and reproduces quite differently from a plant like Cannabis ...
Rare moss could be better than cannabis at relieving pain, study findsTelegraph.co.uk
Liverwort plants contain a painkiller similar to the one in marijuanaScience News
Liverwort could prove to be more medically effective than cannabis, research suggestsScience Daily
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NS man starts hunger strike in protest of 'unconstitutional' medical cannabis access - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:06

Globalnews.ca

NS man starts hunger strike in protest of 'unconstitutional' medical cannabis access
Globalnews.ca
Chris Backer, vice-chair of Maritimers Unite for Medical Marijuana, says many other medical cannabis users face a similar dilemma. “As much as the government would hate to admit it, they've kind of thrown the patients under the bus. Recreational ...
No shortage of applicants for cannabis productionCape Breton Post

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Mapping cannabis in Calgary: Is there a location near you? - Calgary Herald

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 09:45

Calgary Herald

Mapping cannabis in Calgary: Is there a location near you?
Calgary Herald
Although only two stores have opened in the city since recreational cannabis became legal on Oct. 17, eight more have been granted licenses from Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis. Edmonton has six licensed outlets; Hinton and Medicine Hat each have ...
Alberta's 5 Nova Cannabis stores raked in $1.3M in first 5 days of legalizationGlobalnews.ca
Alberta hunts for more cannabis producers as demand drains suppliesCBC.ca
Alberta cannabis stores receive warning from AGLC about advertising violationsThe GrowthOp
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Cannabis short sellers rake in over $450 million in two days in pot stock slide - Financial Post

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 07:31

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis short sellers rake in over $450 million in two days in pot stock slide
Financial Post
Pot stocks fell for six consecutive trading days beginning Oct. 16, the day before Canada legalized recreational marijuana. The BI Canada Cannabis Competitive Peers index tumbled 21 per cent from then through Tuesday's close, and the Horizons Marijuana ...
Investors are yanking money out of Canada's major cannabis ETFThe Globe and Mail
Cannabis Canada Daily: How to make drinkable pot tastyBNNBloomberg.ca

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No Labels: Cannabis Branding Is No-Go In Canada - Forbes

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 03:01

Forbes

No Labels: Cannabis Branding Is No-Go In Canada
Forbes
While cannabis is now legal in Canada, strict marketing rules make it a very different market than in most U.S. states. Last week, Canada legalized cannabis. Citizens celebrated by toking up in public parks and waiting in long lines to buy cannabis for ...
Fledgling research shows health risks, benefits of legalized marijuanaThe Detroit News
Recreational Marijuana: “Wonderful Thing” or “Major Health Risk”?BU Today
Pot stocks sink for a 7th straight day; Aurora Cannabis falls again in volatile tradeMarketWatch
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Cannabis customers keep pouring in, even as SQDC struggles with supply - The Province

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 16:12

The Province

Cannabis customers keep pouring in, even as SQDC struggles with supply
The Province
At the Ste-Catherine St. W store, only 15 gram containers of marijuana were available on Tuesday afternoon. Almost a week after recreational cannabis became legal in Canada, people continue to line up outside the Société québécoise du cannabis store on ...
Cannabis sales decline less than a week into legalization as supply shrinksCTV News

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Alberta retailer says cannabis sales leave booze in the dust - Calgary Herald

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 14:05

Calgary Herald

Alberta retailer says cannabis sales leave booze in the dust
Calgary Herald
And the more potent the pot, the faster it sells, said company CEO James Burns. “At least initially, a lot of the customers aren't new to the product and those people are tending to want high THC,” said Burns, referring to the psychoactive ingredient ...
Alberta's 5 Nova Cannabis stores raked in $1.3M in first 5 days of legalizationGlobalnews.ca
Alberta hunts for more cannabis producers as demand drains suppliesCBC.ca
Alberta cannabis stores receive warning from AGLC about advertising violationsThe GrowthOp
Toronto Star -CTV News
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