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Marijuana gets all dressed up and rides the elevator to the top floor - The Boston Globe

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 05:16

The Boston Globe

Marijuana gets all dressed up and rides the elevator to the top floor
The Boston Globe
A tidal wave of establishment money is poised to crash over the state's cannabis industry, overtaking the advocates who spent decades eroding prohibition. That was my takeaway after attending a marijuana industry panel hosted by the Smith, Costello ...

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Former top cops Fantino, Souccar launch marijuana-services business - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:32

The Globe and Mail

Former top cops Fantino, Souccar launch marijuana-services business
The Globe and Mail
The Toronto area firm, which won't dispense pot, is aiming to function as a go-between that creates treatment plans for prospective medicinal-marijuana users ...

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77-year-old sentenced to 10 years for growing marijuana - USA TODAY

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:58

USA TODAY

77-year-old sentenced to 10 years for growing marijuana
USA TODAY
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Two plainclothes detectives were driving a white unmarked pickup truck through a heavily forested road in Polk County on an overcast day in March 2012. A woman had called the sheriff's office in December. Her identity had been ...

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'It's a Natural Substance': The Week in Cannabis Quotes - Leafly

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:53

Leafly

'It's a Natural Substance': The Week in Cannabis Quotes
Leafly
I think there is a lot of pushback against [medical marijuana], because I don't think we can monetize it with the same kind of margin you can with an anti-anxiety pill that you get from behind the counter. But it's incredible to see people who can't ...
Marijuana economics: predicting Ontario's legal pot marketCBC.ca
Cannabis at heart of discussions as Quebec, Ontario cabinets meetCTV News
StarPhoenix Gormley: Questions abound in marijuana legalization ...Saskatoon StarPhoenix
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Leaf Forward Hopes to Be Canada's First Cannabis-Biz Accelerator - Leafly

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:44

Leafly

Leaf Forward Hopes to Be Canada's First Cannabis-Biz Accelerator
Leafly
Their first meetup in January 2017 featured Vic Neufeld, CEO of the licensed cannabis producer Aphria, and drew a large turnout, from leaders in the industry to curious newbies. Since then, they've built their Leaf Toronto community with monthly ...

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Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From the GOP - RollingStone.com

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:31

RollingStone.com

Why Medical Marijuana Research Is Gaining Support From the GOP
RollingStone.com
... the failed war on marijuana," Colorado Democrat Jared Polis tells Rolling Stone. Polis offered an amendment earlier this year to prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to pay the salary of anyone at the DEA or DOJ who is blocking research on ...

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'Hello! Thanks for Visiting Maine. May I Take Your Cannabis Order?' - Leafly

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:05

Leafly

'Hello! Thanks for Visiting Maine. May I Take Your Cannabis Order?'
Leafly
First reported by the Press Herald, Maine's proposed cannabis regulations would establish a system where adults 21 and older could purchase cannabis from licensed dispensaries through a drive-thru window, as well as being able to purchase cannabis ...

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Black farmer sues to block Florida from issuing set-aside medical marijuana license - Miami Herald

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:47

Miami Herald

Black farmer sues to block Florida from issuing set-aside medical marijuana license
Miami Herald
He says the association stopped accepting new members before the state even passed a new medical cannabis law in June implementing an expanded system. “There is no rational basis for limiting the opportunity of Black Farmers to obtain a medical ...
Black farmer challenges Florida's medical marijuana lawOrlando Weekly (blog)
Lawsuit over medical marijuana licensesWJHG-TV

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Quebec and Ontario ministers talk cannabis, carbon - CTV News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:35

CTV News

Quebec and Ontario ministers talk cannabis, carbon
CTV News
Ministers from both provinces said Friday they will aim to co-ordinate the rules regarding marijuana and how it is sold and distributed. Ontario has already decided that up to 150 government-run stores will control cannabis sales, similar to the LCBO ...

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Confusion lingers over health-related pros and cons of marijuana - Science News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:06

Science News

Confusion lingers over health-related pros and cons of marijuana
Science News
No one knows whether chronic marijuana smoking causes emotional troubles or is a symptom of them.... This dearth of evidence has a number of explanations: serious lingering reactions, if they exist, occur after prolonged use, rarely after a single dose ...

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Marijuana prevents people from doing 'hard' drugs, claims study - The Independent

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 00:39

The Independent

Marijuana prevents people from doing 'hard' drugs, claims study
The Independent
Cannabis might still be illegal in the UK, but new research has found that the leafy substance might not be the vilified "gateway drug" it's widely thought to be. In fact, in might be the key to discouraging users from progressing to "harder" drugs ...

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Cannabis job fair part of effort to hire thousands ahead of legalization - Vancouver Sun

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:38

Vancouver Sun

Cannabis job fair part of effort to hire thousands ahead of legalization
Vancouver Sun
After a decade as a line cook, currently at one of Vancouver's casual fine-dining chains, the 28-year-old said he is ready to make the leap into cannabis, which is expected to be legalized next July. The industry will require thousands of workers to ...

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Dr. Oz Defends Medical Cannabis on 'Fox & Friends' - Leafly

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:41

Leafly

Dr. Oz Defends Medical Cannabis on 'Fox & Friends'
Leafly
In reality, a vast majority of cannabis dispensaries don't accept any form of credit card, let alone an EBT card. There may not be a law against using government assistance to purchase marijuana, but the reality is not only unlikely, it's nearly ...

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University of Regina professor worried about outside influence on government cannabis survey - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:34

Globalnews.ca

University of Regina professor worried about outside influence on government cannabis survey
Globalnews.ca
The provincial government has seen more than 32,000 people respond to their cannabis regulation survey since it was launched on Sept. 8. However, University of Regina education professor Marc Spooner is concerned about the validity of its findings.

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Makah police report possible fentanyl-laced marijuana - Peninsula Daily News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:46

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Makah police report possible fentanyl-laced marijuana
Peninsula Daily News
NEAH BAY — The Makah Tribal Police Department is warning the public that officers believe they found fentanyl-laced marijuana during a recent arrest. Jasper Bruner, Makah public safety director and police chief, said that when officers field-tested ...
Makah Police Believe They Found Fentanyl-Laced MarijuanaU.S. News & World Report

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Cannabis, 'spice' – better think twice - Science Daily

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:45

Cannabis, 'spice' – better think twice
Science Daily
The number of clinical cases involving marijuana intoxication has been steadily increasing due to increase in cannabis potency over the last two decades. Reflecting the scientific debate on the action of cannabinoids, there are numerous disputes ...

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Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot business - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:16

Washington Post

Marijuana industry looks to get more women, minorities in the pot business
Washington Post
Compared with a year ago, times may seem tough for those banking on the legalization of marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has raised “serious questions” about legalization, appears less friendly to the cannabis industry than his predecessor.

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Medical marijuana shop opens in Dadeland area - Miami Herald

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:38

Miami Herald

Medical marijuana shop opens in Dadeland area
Miami Herald
Like all licensed cannabis outlets, Curaleaf, formerly known as Modern Health Concepts, sells products only to patients who are registered with the state and hold an ID card issued by the Office of Medical Marijuana Use. Products sold on-site include ...
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Downtown DadelandMiami New Times
Some Universities Offer Classes On Marijuana. LSU Plans to Grow It.Entrepreneur
Tennessee medical cannabis task force hears pushback, supportWKRN.com
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Marijuana economics: predicting Ontario's legal pot market - Toronto ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 02:00

CBC.ca

Marijuana economics: predicting Ontario's legal pot market - Toronto ...
CBC.ca
When you look closely at the projections for recreational marijuana demand once pot is legalized in this country, you have to wonder what some of the analysts ...
This Graph Shows You The Average Cost Of Marijuana Across ...Narcity
Ontario Government Aims to Sell Cannabis for $10 a GramLeafly

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Marijuana worth B7m seized in Khon Kaen - Bangkok Post

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:11

Bangkok Post

Marijuana worth B7m seized in Khon Kaen
Bangkok Post
KHON KAEN: Almost 500kg of compressed marijuana worth about 7 million baht was seized and two men arrested when police stopped a truck in Nam Phong district in the early hours of Thursday. Highway police signaled a covered truck with Chon Buri ...

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