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Ontario prepping reefer awareness campaign on the dangers of ... - Toronto Star

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:57

Toronto Star

Ontario prepping reefer awareness campaign on the dangers of ...
Toronto Star
The province's campaign will highlight health and other dangers of pot – particularly to young adults.

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'Little Amsterdam' Event Series Bringing Red-Light Cannabis Café Life to DTLA (Video) - Leafly

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:45

Leafly

'Little Amsterdam' Event Series Bringing Red-Light Cannabis Café Life to DTLA (Video)
Leafly
LA-based production studio Seven Ghosts is talking about their Little Amsterdam event series, whose first installment kicked off over the weekend at their ARQADE venue in downtown LA. The monthly events are aimed at bringing the red-light district of ...

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A Beginner's Guide to Mindful Cannabis Consumption - Leafly

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:57

Leafly

A Beginner's Guide to Mindful Cannabis Consumption
Leafly
So you're feeling canna-curious and want to learn how best to incorporate cannabis into your current lifestyle? Say hello to your new best friend, caregiver, and spirit guide all rolled up into one sweet-smelling flowering plant. Cannabis can create a ...

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Maritime marijuana industry preparing for growth ahead of legalization - CTV News

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:06

CTV News

Maritime marijuana industry preparing for growth ahead of legalization
CTV News
This time next year, legal and regulated marijuana will be sold across Canada. As the debate rages on about the medical and legal risks of cannabis, the existing industry is preparing for exponential growth. National Access Cannabis estimates the legal ...
Is California Growing Too Much Marijuana? « CBS SacramentoCBS Sacramento
Maryland's Highest Court Rules in Medical Marijuana CaseCBS DC
California reportedly growing eight times as much marijuana as people are actually consumingSFGate
Canada NewsWire (press release) -Los Angeles Times -Los Angeles Times
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A new study shows marijuana legalization really might hurt - Vox - Vox

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 07:30

Vox

A new study shows marijuana legalization really might hurt - Vox
Vox
It's not uncommon to see marijuana described as harmless — a claim that suggests that legalizing the drug will carry few, if any, major negative consequences.

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Could a legal quirk bring cannabis tourism to Switzerland? - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 02:17

Telegraph.co.uk

Could a legal quirk bring cannabis tourism to Switzerland?
Telegraph.co.uk
Cannabis with less than 1 per cent THC is legal in the country – that's higher than the 0.2 per cent legal limit in most other European countries. The cigarettes also contain a high level of the other component found in hemp and marijuana, cannabidiol ...

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New Zealand warns against synthetic marijuana after 9 deaths - National Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 22:08

Stuff.co.nz

New Zealand warns against synthetic marijuana after 9 deaths
National Post
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand officials are urging people to stop smoking synthetic marijuana after they say nine people have died this month in the city of Auckland after using the drug. Police say they suspect a 31-year-old woman was ...
Auckland police investigate ninth death linked to synthetic cannabisStuff.co.nz
Ninth death linked to synthetic cannabis in Auckland this monthNew Zealand Herald
Ninth death in Auckland linked to synthetic cannabis useRadio New Zealand
Newshub
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Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace: Easy to Discuss, Difficult to Detect - Leafly

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 17:20

Leafly

Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace: Easy to Discuss, Difficult to Detect
Leafly
In advance of Canada's proposed legalization of adult-use cannabis, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has issued guidelines “to help workplaces prepare for the potential challenges and impact this new legislation may have on ...

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Marijuana Found in Fords, Lincolns Imported from Mexico for the Second Time This Month - The Drive

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 16:34

The Drive

Marijuana Found in Fords, Lincolns Imported from Mexico for the Second Time This Month
The Drive
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials told reporters on Thursday that Ford employees discovered several bundles of what appeared to be marijuana in the rail car itself when they began unloading its contents at the automaker's Rail ...
More than $2 million in marijuana found in Detroit-bound Ford vehiclesWXYZ
Surprise! More Ford and Lincoln cars found with marijuanaAutoblog (blog)
277 pounds of marijuana found in shipment of Ford vehiclesMLive.com
Southgate News Herald -Fox17 -WDIV Detroit
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Here's where Jersey's next medical marijuana dispensary will open this year - NJ.com

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:54

NJ.com

Here's where Jersey's next medical marijuana dispensary will open this year
NJ.com
TRENTON -- Six years after the Christie administration selected a half-dozen nonprofits to produce cannabis for the state's medical marijuana program, the last one of the bunch on Thursday received a permit to begin growing its first crop, Health ...

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Smoke and Mirrors: Cannabis, Fashion, and How It All Connects to Rihanna - Leafly

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:49

Leafly

Smoke and Mirrors: Cannabis, Fashion, and How It All Connects to Rihanna
Leafly
For her Spring 2015 collection, New York-based designer Mara Hoffman released a collection featuring familiar green leaf prints, though she did not actually claim them to be marijuana leaves. “I think cannabis is a beautiful plant,” Hoffman told Style.com.

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Manitoba appears open to private marijuana sales when pot ... - National Post

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:57

CBC.ca

Manitoba appears open to private marijuana sales when pot ...
National Post
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government raised the distinct possibility Thursday that it may allow private retailers to sell marijuana when recreational use of the ...
Province turns to private sector to determine how cannabis ought to be distributed and soldCBC.ca
Manitoba looking for marijuana suppliers and retailers as ...Globalnews.ca

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How Jeff Sessions Could Crack Down on Legal Marijuana (And Why He Might Not) - TIME

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 09:33

TIME

How Jeff Sessions Could Crack Down on Legal Marijuana (And Why He Might Not)
TIME
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is an outspoken critic of recreational marijuana, and he has the power to hobble cannabis sales in states where it's legal. But for now, business owners and advocates say they don't think he'll actually do it. As the head ...
In Rebuke to Sessions, Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana ProtectionsLeafly
Marijuana Recommendations From Federal Crime Task Force Expected SoonEntrepreneur
Senate panel advances measure to protect medical marijuana statesThe Hill
Investopedia -The Cannabist -Reason (blog) -New York Post
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Legal weed isn't living up to all of its promises. We need to shut it down - CNBC

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:10

CNBC

Legal weed isn't living up to all of its promises. We need to shut it down
CNBC
Today, a growing class of well-heeled lobbyists intent on commercializing marijuana are doing everything they can to sell legal weed as a panacea for every contemporary challenge we face in America. Over the past several years we've been barraged by ...

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Should California start its own bank to serve marijuana companies? It wouldn't be easy - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 00:05

Los Angeles Times

Should California start its own bank to serve marijuana companies? It wouldn't be easy
Los Angeles Times
With recreational marijuana sales set to become legal in California next year and most banks unwilling to open accounts for cannabis companies, pot entrepreneurs are desperate to figure out what to do with their piles of cash. Now, some want the state ...

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No need to fear Strathcona County cannabis plant, chief executive ... - Edmonton Journal

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:40

Edmonton Journal

No need to fear Strathcona County cannabis plant, chief executive ...
Edmonton Journal
The chief executive officer of a proposed cannabis plant in Strathcona County explains his company's plans after residents spoke out against it at a public ...

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Mother tells MLA committee marijuana use triggered son's schizophrenia - CBC.ca

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:24

CBC.ca

Mother tells MLA committee marijuana use triggered son's schizophrenia
CBC.ca
The select committee of eight MLAs is touring New Brunswick communities to hear the public's opinion and concerns before recreational cannabis becomes legalized next year. On Wednesday, Charlotte LeBlanc told the committee how marijuana changed ...

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Legalise cannabis as treatment of last resort for MS, says charity - The Guardian

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:12

The Guardian

Legalise cannabis as treatment of last resort for MS, says charity
The Guardian
Ten thousand people with multiple sclerosis in the UK should be allowed to use cannabis legally in order to relieve their “relentless and exhausting” symptoms, experts in the disease have told ministers. The MS Society claims the one in 10 sufferers of ...

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House Committee Blocks Move to Allow VA Doctors to Recommend Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:07

Leafly

House Committee Blocks Move to Allow VA Doctors to Recommend Medical Marijuana
Leafly
In this June 8, 2011 file photo, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, speaks during an interview, in Portland, Ore. Blumenauer is one of several lawmakers from both parties who are working to change U.S. marijuana laws, including moves to legalize the ...
House committee blocks attempt to let VA docs recommend marijuanaStars and Stripes
House committee kills amendment allowing VA doctors to recommend medical marijuanaThe Hill
GOP blocks amendment to allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to vetsThe Cannabist

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