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Niagara College first to offer certificate in production of commercial cannabis - CBC.ca

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:59

CBC.ca

Niagara College first to offer certificate in production of commercial cannabis
CBC.ca
The federal government has pledged to legalize recreational marijuana by next summer. The new law would allow adults 18 and over to possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent in public, share up to 30 grams of dried marijuana with other ...
DC Lawmaker Wants To Let People Get Medical Marijuana Without Doctor ApprovalForbes
Niagara College first in Canada to offer program in cannabis productionThe Globe and Mail
Canada To Offer First-Ever "Marijuana Growing" College DegreeMTL Blog (blog)
Toronto Star -Edmonton Journal -The Independent
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Both sides now: Sell marijuana only in government liquor stores - Winnipeg Free Press

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 01:16

Winnipeg Free Press

Both sides now: Sell marijuana only in government liquor stores
Winnipeg Free Press
The federal government is set on legalizing marijuana by summer 2018. While the Liberals will enjoy the political payoff of appearing progressive, all the problems and the logistics of legalizing pot will fall on the shoulders of the provincial ...

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Niagara College first in Canada to offer program in cannabis production - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:20

The Globe and Mail

Niagara College first in Canada to offer program in cannabis production
The Globe and Mail
A recent Globe and Mail investigation found that questions about oversight and quality control among some of Canada's 58 licensed medical marijuana producers continue. When recreational cannabis is legalized, it is expected to generate sales of as much ...
DC Lawmaker Wants To Let People Get Medical Marijuana Without Doctor ApprovalForbes
Niagara College launches program in cannabis productionToronto Star
Ontario college to offer 1st post-secondary certificate in cannabis productionCTV News
Edmonton Journal -The Independent -Canada NewsWire (press release)
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Opposition parties grill Liberals over plans to legalize cannabis by ... - CTV News

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:09

CTV News

Opposition parties grill Liberals over plans to legalize cannabis by ...
CTV News
Three Liberal cabinet ministers came under fire Tuesday by opposition parties concerned about sweeping implications of federal pot plans set to take effect next ...
Opposition parties grill government over plans to legalize cannabis by July 2018News1130

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In Denver, Marijuana Users Aren't Hard-Core Partiers -- They Really Just Want To Sleep - Forbes

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:49

Forbes

In Denver, Marijuana Users Aren't Hard-Core Partiers -- They Really Just Want To Sleep
Forbes
The survey found that 47.2% of the respondents bought marijuana to help them sleep. Using cannabis to resolve insomnia is so common that several sites like Leafly and HelloMD list top strains for going to sleep. HelloMD goes a little further and ...

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Massachusetts Court: Roadside Drunk Driving Tests Not Valid for Cannabis - Leafly

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:32

Leafly

Massachusetts Court: Roadside Drunk Driving Tests Not Valid for Cannabis
Leafly
The lack of such a test for marijuana has taken on greater significance in states such as Massachusetts that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana for adults, but where driving under the influence of cannabis remains a serious crime. “While ...
SJC spliffs the difference in marijuana OUI caseBoston Herald
SJC ruling creates limits on police testimony in marijuana-impaired driving casesThe Sun Chronicle
Mass. SJC Rules Field Sobriety Tests Aren't Conclusive Evidence Of Marijuana IntoxicationWBUR

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Male vs. Female Cannabis: How to Determine the Sex of Your Plant - Leafly

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:42

Leafly

Male vs. Female Cannabis: How to Determine the Sex of Your Plant
Leafly
Because cannabis grows as either a male or female plant, we can isolate the benefits of growing females with or without male interference. Introducing both males and females will result in cross-pollination and thus seeds, which is how a breeder ...

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9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana - WebMD

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:26

9 of 10 Docs Unprepared to Prescribe Marijuana
WebMD
Curriculum deans at 101 medical schools completed surveys about marijuana education. Just over two-thirds said their graduates weren't prepared to prescribe medical marijuana. One-quarter said their graduates weren't even able to answer questions ...

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Dr. Oz Says Medical Marijuana Could Help Solve Opioid Addiction - Forbes

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:16

Forbes

Dr. Oz Says Medical Marijuana Could Help Solve Opioid Addiction
Forbes
"The real story is the hypocrisy around medical marijuana," Mehmet Oz -- better known as Dr. Oz -- said in an appearance on Fox News on Tuesday morning. "People think it's a gateway drug to narcotics. It may be the exit drug to get us out of the ...

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MARIJUANAVILLE? Phoenix-based cannabis company buys small California town - FOX 10 News Phoenix

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:19

FOX 10 News Phoenix

MARIJUANAVILLE? Phoenix-based cannabis company buys small California town
FOX 10 News Phoenix
NIPTON, Calif. (KSAZ) - A pot paradise could soon take shape, just on the other side of the Arizona-California State Line, as a Valley-based cannabis company bought an entire town in the Golden State. With a recreational marijuana law going in to ...
Valley marijuana company looking to build 'pot paradise' in CaliforniaABC15 Arizona

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High Number of Applicants for Arkansas Medical Marijuana - Leafly

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:07

Leafly

High Number of Applicants for Arkansas Medical Marijuana
Leafly
Applicants faced a three-hour wait ahead of Monday afternoon's deadline, as their number greatly exceeded the clerks available to review paperwork to ensure it was complete. Those hoping to grow medical marijuana had to pay a $15,000 application fee, ...
Some still opposed to medical marijuana in the Natural StateTHV 11
300 applications submitted for medical marijuana facilitiesKATV
Arkansas braces for hundreds of last-minute medical marijuana biz appsThe Cannabist
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New Brunswick Announces $90 Million Cannabis Buy - Leafly

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:26

Leafly

New Brunswick Announces $90 Million Cannabis Buy
Leafly
Late last week, New Brunswick stepped up with an answer, announcing multimillion-dollar deals with a pair of federally licensed medical marijuana producers. New Brunswick's Organigram Holdings will supply the province with five million grams of ...

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Detroit Voters Will Have Say in Cannabis Regulations - Leafly

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:16

Leafly

Detroit Voters Will Have Say in Cannabis Regulations
Leafly
Detroit voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on the region's cannabis industry in November, when newly proposed regulations appear on the local ballot. The changes, which would amend existing medical marijuana rules, include allowing ...

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Medical marijuana retail outlet coming to Fort Lauderdale - Miami Herald

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:07

Miami Herald

Medical marijuana retail outlet coming to Fort Lauderdale
Miami Herald
Liberty Health Sciences, one of a dozen licensed medical marijuana cultivators and distributors in Florida, announced Monday that it plans to open a retail outlet in Fort Lauderdale. The shop, which is subject to government approvals, is to be located ...

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9-foot marijuana plant found during domestic dispute investigation - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:16

Atlanta Journal Constitution

9-foot marijuana plant found during domestic dispute investigation
Atlanta Journal Constitution
When Clayton County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic dispute earlier this month, they instead found a 9-foot-tall marijuana plant and another 4-foot-tall plant. The incident began Sept. 7 on Mockingbird Trail when Diane Hazelrigs told ...

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This country is tapping into the lucrative marijuana industry that could make Africa rich - Quartz

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:44

Quartz

This country is tapping into the lucrative marijuana industry that could make Africa rich
Quartz
Zimbabwe is also considering legalizing cannabis after a Canadian firm approached the Zimbabwean government for a license to produce mbanje, Zimbabwe's word for marijuana. Many expected South Africa would be the first to legalize marijuana after a ...

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California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana - Forbes - Forbes

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:16

Forbes

California Officially Calls On Feds To Reclassify Marijuana - Forbes
Forbes
California legislators approved a joint resolution urging Congress and the Trump administration to take cannabis out of the restrictive Schedule I category.

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Ontario to toughen penalties for driving under the influence of marijuana - Toronto Star

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 06:12

Toronto Star

Ontario to toughen penalties for driving under the influence of marijuana
Toronto Star
“We had a goal to balance the new freedom that people in Ontario will have to use cannabis recreationally with everyone's expectation that it will be managed responsibly,” the premier said. Recreational marijuana will only be sold here by the ...
Licensing committee backs government's pot plan as activists demand rights to marijuana loungesCP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Ontario Improving Road Safety Ahead of Cannabis LegalizationGovernment of Ontario News
Chris Selley: Ontarians got the marijuana retail system they deserve ...National Post
insauga.com -Ottawa Citizen -Hill Times (subscription)
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SA firm gets green light to grow marijuana in Lesotho - Eyewitness News

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 00:17

Eyewitness News

SA firm gets green light to grow marijuana in Lesotho
Eyewitness News
But it can now add the title of the first official cannabis producer for medical purposes in Africa to its description. The company's MD Richard Davies has called the move a historic decision, saying this will allow Lesotho to play a significant role ...

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