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Doctors NS releases recommendations ahead of marijuana legalization - CTV News

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 17:28

CTV News

Doctors NS releases recommendations ahead of marijuana legalization
CTV News
Doctors Nova Scotia has released six recommendations aimed at minimizing the harms associated with cannabis use. The association says it wants the province to take a population health approach to cannabis legalization, pointing to 2012 data from Health ...

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Cannabis company chose Richmond County over several sites in Nova Scotia - Cape Breton Post

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 16:55

Cape Breton Post

Cannabis company chose Richmond County over several sites in Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Post
A Halifax-based company is encouraged its licence to cultivate medical marijuana crops in Richmond County will move ahead after it's been thoroughly scrutinized by Health Canada. Headland Cultivation Company plans to set up a cannabis production ...

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How Canada's biggest cannabis deal made poison pills harder to swallow - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 13:43

The Globe and Mail

How Canada's biggest cannabis deal made poison pills harder to swallow
The Globe and Mail
CanniMed, a medical marijuana producer, had discussed its own takeover of Newstrike Resources Ltd. as a springboard into the coming legal cannabis world. Some of CanniMed's major shareholders, who had representatives on the board, disagreed with the ...

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Gross Receipts Taxes in the Marijuana Industry Found to Cause Distortionary Effects - Tax Foundation

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 13:10

Tax Foundation

Gross Receipts Taxes in the Marijuana Industry Found to Cause Distortionary Effects
Tax Foundation
The new empirical evidence highlights the distortionary effects of gross receipts taxes and bodes bad news for Washington State's existing, unrelated gross receipts tax, the Business & Occupation tax, and for other states currently imposing or ...

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Here's how much marijuana you'd need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law - Washington Post

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:49

Washington Post

Here's how much marijuana you'd need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law
Washington Post
The quantity-based capital punishment provision is of particular concern to state-legal marijuana businesses. The plant remains illegal under federal law, regardless of what state laws say. Aaron Smith, executive director of the National Cannabis ...

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Marijuana May Aid in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery - Fortune

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:44

Fortune

Marijuana May Aid in Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery
Fortune
A recent study published in Neuropsychopharmacology found that a substance found in cannabis called cannabidiol, or CBD, can help prevent relapses in drug and alcohol patients, especially when those patients are re-entering stress-filled environments ...
Hulking Hemp: Using Cannabis to Elevate Your NutritionWestword
Research Shows Cannabis May Curb Alcohol and Cocaine ...Complex
Cannabis helps alcohol, cocaine addicts overcome cravings - studyThe Star, Kenya
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Doctors Nova Scotia makes 6 recommendations ahead of cannabis legalization - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 09:02

Globalnews.ca

Doctors Nova Scotia makes 6 recommendations ahead of cannabis legalization
Globalnews.ca
The first recommendation from Doctors Nova Scotia argues that cannabis should be sold through a government monopoly, with a primary objective of protecting public health rather than making money. Doctors Nova Scotia says they want the distinction ...
Windsor looking for 'fair share' funding as border city when cannabis is legalizedCTV News
In the murky world of DC marijuana law, pop-up markets thriveWashington Post
Company sells Calif. town it planned to make marijuana meccaFinancial Post
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California's marijuana edibles makers are going extinct | GreenState - GreenState

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 07:00

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California's marijuana edibles makers are going extinct | GreenState
GreenState
Gina Golden's 12 year-old Golden Goddess edibles line has no path to the legal cannabis market. | Photo by Elise McDonough. Gina Golden stirs up a batch of her “Island Queen” cannabis-infused granola from her home kitchen in Oakland. It's a far cry ...
How much is too much with marijuana edibles? Nevada industry shares secrets to customer safetyLas Vegas Sun

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Stormy Daniels, Catalonia, Marijuana: Your Monday Briefing - New York Times

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:04

Stormy Daniels, Catalonia, Marijuana: Your Monday Briefing
New York Times
This has enraged voters whose frustrations with Mr. Orban, above, outweigh their support for any particular opposition politician. _____. Photo. Credit Jasper Juinen for The New York Times. • Marijuana is legal to buy in the Netherlands, but not to ...

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Barry Sherman was helping to develop 'pot pill' for medical ... - Toronto Star

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 19:28

Toronto Star

Barry Sherman was helping to develop 'pot pill' for medical ...
Toronto Star
A year before his murder, the Apotex founder had agreed to work with CannTrust to produce a slow-release medical marijuana pill that would treat chronic pain, depression, PTSD and more. Sherman and others felt the “pot pill” could be a game-changer in ...

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Marijuana stocks just got less risky, GMP Securities says - Cantech Letter

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 16:57

Cantech Letter

Marijuana stocks just got less risky, GMP Securities says
Cantech Letter
Canada's still-developing cannabis sector has seen its share of fortunes won and lost over the past year, with stock prices skyrocketing in a matter of weeks over December and January, only to pull back considerably in the time since. But recent ...

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Massive cannabis grow house, 200kg of dope discovered south of Perth - WAtoday

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 16:05

PerthNow

Massive cannabis grow house, 200kg of dope discovered south of Perth
WAtoday
An elaborate cannabis plantation and close to 200kg of the drug have been unearthed in Perth's southern suburbs last week. The organises crime squad raided a semi-rural rental property in Oldbury on Tuesday, March 13, and discovered large greenhouse ...
1200 cannabis plants found in Perth rental property - PerthNowPerthNow
WA Police are finding two hydroponic cannabis farms a week on Perth rental propertiesThe West Australian

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Research Shows Cannabis May Curb Alcohol and Cocaine ... - Complex

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 15:57

Complex

Research Shows Cannabis May Curb Alcohol and Cocaine ...
Complex
Studies on rats show cannabidiol can prevent relapsing on abused substances, including alcohol and cocaine.
Cannabis found to help alcohol and cocaine addicts overcome ...JOE.co.uk

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Police say man found with more than $400 worth of marijuana - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 13:52

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Police say man found with more than $400 worth of marijuana
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Columbus police say a 22-year-old man was arrested after being found with 47.2 grams of marijuana. A police report says the street value of the drug is $472. Trevarius Hightower has been charged with purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution or ...

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Cannabis Expo lights up the unenlightened - Gig City

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 09:42

Gig City

Cannabis Expo lights up the unenlightened
Gig City
Before voting on Canada's Cannabis Act last week, Senator Nicole Eaton said that “four grams is about four tokes.” But the marijuana community isn't allowing ignorance to stop them. In fact, it is emboldening them to trudge forward in hopes of ...
Medicinal cannabis activist Joan Cowie dies from lung cancer, aged 65The Press West Coast
Major Risk To Cannabis Stocks On Verge Of LiftingForbes
A Dying Southern Town Needed a Miracle. Marijuana Came Calling.New York Times
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As Colorado auto deaths involving marijuana rise, CDOT is asking thousands how they feel about driving under pot's ... - The Denver Post

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 07:28

The Denver Post

As Colorado auto deaths involving marijuana rise, CDOT is asking thousands how they feel about driving under pot's ...
The Denver Post
Amid a rise in Colorado auto fatalities involving marijuana, state transportation officials are surveying thousands of residents this year to better understand public attitudes toward driving under the influence of pot, with the hopes of blunting the ...

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Could cannabis help cure lung cancer? This man thinks so – and he's already spent £1.5m on research - Metro

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 06:10

Metro

Could cannabis help cure lung cancer? This man thinks so – and he's already spent £1.5m on research
Metro
Cannabis could be a cure for lung cancer, according to a research laboratory in Cardiff. MediPen research facility in Cardiff have been experimenting with cannabinoids and its effectiveness in slowing down the growth of cancer cells, something their ...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Cannabis Stocks Rebound on Easy Bill C-45 Vote Passage - Midas Letter

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 11:36

Much Ado About Nothing: Cannabis Stocks Rebound on Easy Bill C-45 Vote Passage
Midas Letter
As it turned out, fears regarding a potentially disastrous vote-down of Bill C-45 were much ado about nothing. The bill—otherwise known as the Cannabis Act—breezed through the Senate second reading vote by a comfortable margin on Thursday. With the ...

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