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Two Canadians Arrested for Cannabis in China, Leaving a Bushel of Questions - Leafly

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 13:51

Leafly

Two Canadians Arrested for Cannabis in China, Leaving a Bushel of Questions
Leafly
Was the alleged cannabis use for medical purposes, thus casting the alleged users as international medical-marijuana trailblazers? Or was it for recreational purposes, thus casting the alleged consumers as idiots who'd risk everything to get high in a ...

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Cannabis consultations fuel debate over who gets to sell recreational pot - CBC.ca

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 13:36

CBC.ca

Cannabis consultations fuel debate over who gets to sell recreational pot
CBC.ca
The select committee on cannabis is touring New Brunswick to hear the public's thoughts on how and where to distribute marijuana when it's legalized next July — whether it be privatized, sold through a Crown corporation, or through pharmacies. "I have ...

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The Justice Department May Be Planning a Marijuana Crackdown - Fortune

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 08:39

Fortune

The Justice Department May Be Planning a Marijuana Crackdown
Fortune
Now he may be poised to kill the buzz of pot enthusiasts—legal and otherwise. The Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety is expected to issue a report next week that advocates believe will link cannabis use to violent crime, and will call for ...
On Marijuana, Jeff Sessions is Facing a Tougher Opponent Than Trump: Ex-New York Jets Star Marvin WashingtonNewsweek
Ex-Jets player sues Jeff Sessions to legalize marijuanaNew York Post
Jeff Sessions prepares to crackdown on marijuana over his task force's claims it's linked to violent crimeDaily Mail
Green Rush Daily -The Hill
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Ahead of legalization, N.B. doctors release education program on ... - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:49

Globalnews.ca

Ahead of legalization, N.B. doctors release education program on ...
Globalnews.ca
The society has created a website that is supposed to provide New Brunswickers with a better understanding of the health risks associated with using marijuana.
New Brunswick Medical Society launches campaign cautioning against marijuana useCTV News

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Maine dispensary offering 'weed for weeds' to residents cleaning up the city - Business Insider

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 05:51

Business Insider

Maine dispensary offering 'weed for weeds' to residents cleaning up the city
Business Insider
GARDINER, Maine (AP) — A medical marijuana businessman in Maine is offering weed for weeds in a program to encourage Gardiner residents to clean up their city. WCSH-TV reports that Dennis Meehan, owner of Summit Medical Marijuana, offered ...
Maine Panel Mulls Doubling 10% Tax on CannabisLeafly
What Maine's new recreational marijuana market will look likeWGME
Several dozen people take part in Gardiner marijuana-for-trash eventKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Dayton Daily News -Press Herald -WCSH-TV
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Windsor doctor overwhelmed with patients seeking medical marijuana prescriptions - CBC.ca

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 02:01

CBC.ca

Windsor doctor overwhelmed with patients seeking medical marijuana prescriptions
CBC.ca
A Windsor doctor is urging his weed-wary colleagues to embrace marijuana as a bona fide pain treatment option because he is overwhelmed with patients seeking alternatives to addictive opioids. Dr. Christopher Blue is also calling on governments and ...

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Marijuana boom in jeopardy as SLO County considers ban in California Valley - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 20:43

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Marijuana boom in jeopardy as SLO County considers ban in California Valley
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Growing medical marijuana has been legal in the state of California since 1996, but the county hadn't developed any local rules until an urgency ordinance was passed in 2016 just before voters approved recreational cannabis. Next year, the state and ...
SLO County's first recreational cannabis festival underway as future of the crop remains uncertainKEYT
Dozens attend SLO County's First Recreational Cannabis CompetitionKSBY San Luis Obispo News

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A move to ban all new medical cannabis outlets in SF - 48 Hills

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 20:32

48 Hills

A move to ban all new medical cannabis outlets in SF
48 Hills
San Francisco planners, with very little public discussion, are moving to ban all new medical marijuana outlets in the city until new policies are in place for recreational use. The Planning Commission July 20 passed a recommendation for a moratorium ...

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Friend of Auckland teen who died from suspected synthetic cannabis use: 'It makes me heartbroken and angry' - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:46

Stuff.co.nz

Friend of Auckland teen who died from suspected synthetic cannabis use: 'It makes me heartbroken and angry'
Stuff.co.nz
The 18-year-old said it was easier to buy than marijuana and the drug was routinely offered for sale to people walking around the streets of West Auckland. "It makes me heartbroken and angry, I used to smoke that stuff. Knowing he died of it, I want to ...
No easy fix for synthetic cannabis health emergencyRadio New Zealand
Drug users must take responsibility after synthetic cannabis deaths - PMNewshub

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Calgary debates where and how to sell cannabis, eyes liquor-store model as template - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:45

The Globe and Mail

Calgary debates where and how to sell cannabis, eyes liquor-store model as template
The Globe and Mail
The federal task-force report guiding Ottawa's legalization of cannabis recommended against selling the drug in liquor stores, stating concerns that mixing alcohol and marijuana leads to higher levels of intoxication. Pharmacies or private shops, such ...

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Dem senator: Administration crackdown on marijuana is 'backward and inhumane' - The Hill (blog)

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:14

The Hill (blog)

Dem senator: Administration crackdown on marijuana is 'backward and inhumane'
The Hill (blog)
Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) on Sunday slammed the Trump administration's crackdown on marijuana users, calling it "backward and inhumane." “This is backward and inhumane,” Schatz tweeted. “I hope every third-party voting progressive remembers this.

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Vancouver pot activist calls for open cultivation of cannabis plants ... - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 15:11

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver pot activist calls for open cultivation of cannabis plants ...
Vancouver Sun
A cannabis plant in every yard? That could be the slogan for Dana Larsen's Overgrow Canada pot-seed campaign. The marijuana advocate led a project this ...

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If Sacramento must have a marijuana industry, let's at least make it fair - Sacramento Bee

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 08:00

Sacramento Bee

If Sacramento must have a marijuana industry, let's at least make it fair
Sacramento Bee
We didn't support Proposition 64 last November, but now that cannabis is legal for adults in California, the Sacramento City Council must ensure that its regulations are equitable for entrepreneurs and strategic enough to kill a thriving black market ...

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Legislative Panel Mulls Raising 10 Percent Tax on Marijuana - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 06:10

U.S. News & World Report

Legislative Panel Mulls Raising 10 Percent Tax on Marijuana
U.S. News & World Report
... too high," said Paul McCarrier, president of Legalize Maine and a board member of Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine. "The tax needs to be 10 percent to make sure we don't encourage an illicit market. Maine already has an active cannabis economy.".
Legislative panel mulls raising 10 percent tax on marijuana in MaineWMUR Manchester
What Maine's new recreational marijuana market will look likeBangor Daily News

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Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana - The Hill

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 04:29

The Hill

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana
The Hill
President Trump's Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by Sessions, is expected to release a report next week that criminal justice reform advocates fear will link marijuana to violent crime and recommend tougher sentences for those ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares for crackdown on marijuanaAOL

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Man arrested for on-LINE marijuana trading - Bangkok Post

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 02:10

Man arrested for on-LINE marijuana trading
Bangkok Post
Pol Col Kiatipong said the man confessed he had bought grade A compressed and dried marijuana from dealers via LINE and Facebook for about 7,500 baht per kg. He ordered five to ten kilogrammes at a time and resold the drug for between 9,000 - 10,000 ...

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Edibles grab larger share of medical marijuana market - Press Herald

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 01:04

Press Herald

Edibles grab larger share of medical marijuana market
Press Herald
The maple sugar candies are Crandall and Isler's most popular form of medical edible cannabis, or medibles. Some are made with a kind of marijuana extract that can get you high, while some are not, but they all were formulated to provide symptomatic ...

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Marijuana venture working to overturn Creswell's pot ban - NRToday.com

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 18:21

NRToday.com

Marijuana venture working to overturn Creswell's pot ban
NRToday.com
An embryonic but well-funded business venture led by high-profile Eugene attorney Mike Arnold wants Creswell residents to overturn the ban on recreational marijuana retailers that voters approved just eight months ago. The backers of One Gro have big ...

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Marijuana Access For Veterans Hinges On Upcoming House Vote - The Daily Caller

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 11:15

Marijuana Access For Veterans Hinges On Upcoming House Vote
The Daily Caller
Proposals to loosen federal restrictions on marijuana and open up access to cannabis products for veterans are also gaining bipartisan traction in the Senate. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Veterans Equal Access amendment for the VA ...

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LA voters want to legalize marijuana, so why won't city leaders do it? - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 05:03

Los Angeles Times

LA voters want to legalize marijuana, so why won't city leaders do it?
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles voters want to legalize marijuana, and they don't seem particularly concerned that it remains illegal under federal law. In November nearly two out of three voters in the city of L.A. supported Proposition 64, a statewide initiative to let ...

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