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Toronto's potential marijuana tax wouldn't pay for big ticket items, mayor says - CBC.ca

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 04:01

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Toronto's potential marijuana tax wouldn't pay for big ticket items, mayor says
CBC.ca
Mayor John Tory doesn't expect a "special levy" on legal marijuana sales will allow Toronto to smoke its way to paying for subways or social housing repairs, but he's still pursuing one. And while one insider expects Tory will get what he wants, at ...

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Mayor of 'innovative little town' in Alberta welcomes marijuana facility - CBC.ca

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:47

CBC.ca

Mayor of 'innovative little town' in Alberta welcomes marijuana facility
CBC.ca
A company called Sundial Growers is planning to grow medicinal marijuana in the central Alberta town of Olds. Medicinal marijuana is already being grown in a 55,000-square-foot facility in the town of Cremona and that company — Aurora Cannabis — is ...

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Synthetic cannabis: New Zealand police issue warning after spate of ... - The Guardian

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 17:43

The Guardian

Synthetic cannabis: New Zealand police issue warning after spate of ...
The Guardian
A spate of deaths in New Zealand linked to “zombie drug” synthetic cannabis has prompted the country's chief coroner and police to issue an urgent public ...
Friends of teen who died from synthetic cannabis warn others ...Newshub

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Judge grants absolute discharge for marijuana dispensary operators ... - TheRecord.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:55

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Judge grants absolute discharge for marijuana dispensary operators ...
TheRecord.com
A provincial court judge granted an absolute discharge to a young Kitchener couple who were running an illegal marijuana dispensary in Waterloo.

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Attorney: Texans' D'Onta Foreman tested negative for marijuana - Chron.com

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:24

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Attorney: Texans' D'Onta Foreman tested negative for marijuana
Chron.com
"It illustrates what D'Onta has said since his arrest that he was not smoking marijuana. He did not possess marijuana," Lewis said. "It makes it clear that he was telling the truth. He was not using marijuana." Lewis said he's confident charges against ...
D'Onta Foreman tested negative for marijuana use, attorney claimsSporting News
Report: D'Onta Foreman voluntarily tested for marijuana, results negativeHookem.com
Attorney: D'onta Foreman tested negative for marijuanaKHOU
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Aurora Cannabis to begin trading on Toronto Stock Exchange ... - Edmonton Journal

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:42

Edmonton Journal

Aurora Cannabis to begin trading on Toronto Stock Exchange ...
Edmonton Journal
The company building what it's describing as the world's largest legal marijuana production facility near Edmonton International Airport will start trading on the ...

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Man believes his dog fell ill after ingesting marijuana left at Etobicoke park - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:40

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Man believes his dog fell ill after ingesting marijuana left at Etobicoke park
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A dog owner is facing a $1,500 bill after his animal fell ill, possibly as a result of accidentally ingesting marijuana at an Etobicoke park on Tuesday evening. Not knowing what was wrong, Sonic the golden retriever was brought to an emergency ...

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16 marijuana companies band together to develop marketing ... - Times Colonist

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:29

16 marijuana companies band together to develop marketing ...
Times Colonist
TORONTO — Sixteen of Canada's licensed marijuana producers have enlisted the help of Advertising Standards Canada to develop guidelines on how the drug ...

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Cannabis Industry Weekly Recap 7/21/2017 - Forbes

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:41

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Cannabis Industry Weekly Recap 7/21/2017
Forbes
They also held a private meeting in Colorado that was mostly attended by anti-marijuana voices. Canadian company Canopy Growth accepted a subscription agreement for a private placement with a single investor. It will issue 3.1 million shares at $8.05 ...

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Sen. Positive Nelson Wants to Bring Medical Cannabis to the Virgin Islands - Leafly

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:30

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Sen. Positive Nelson Wants to Bring Medical Cannabis to the Virgin Islands
Leafly
Terrance “Positive” Nelson announced Thursday that he has submitted a medical marijuana legalization bill to the Legislature, according to the Virgin Island Consortium, which reports that the move has broad support in the US territory. It's the second ...

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China holds Canadians 'for smoking marijuana' - BBC News

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:24

BBC News

China holds Canadians 'for smoking marijuana'
BBC News
Chinese authorities have arrested two Canadians in the capital Beijing for allegedly smoking marijuana. According to Radio-Canada, officials entered a hotel room where members of the travelling equestrian show Cavalia were staying on 14 July. The ...
Quebec Cavalia employees arrested in China for alleged marijuana ...Montreal Gazette
Two Quebecers on the Cavalia show jailed in China for marijuana useCTV News

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Regina's police chief talks 'hidden' costs of marijuana legalization ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:55

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Regina's police chief talks 'hidden' costs of marijuana legalization ...
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Regina Police Chief Evan Bray says there needs to be more money for training and course offerings to get front-line officers ready for pot being legal by July 1, ...

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San Francisco Creates Centralized 'Office of Cannabis' - Leafly

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:20

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San Francisco Creates Centralized 'Office of Cannabis'
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Approved at a meeting this week by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, the Office of Cannabis will handle license applications and fees for the city and county, field questions and complaints, interact with state-level regulators, and act as an ...

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The Fresno City Council votes not to restrict marijuana cultivation – for now - Fresno Bee

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:00

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The Fresno City Council votes not to restrict marijuana cultivation – for now
Fresno Bee
Councilman Garry Bredefeld, who introduced Thursday's measure and who is one of four council members voting to impose heavy restrictions on cannabis cultivation and move forward with a ban on marijuana dispensaries, deliveries and public use, said six ...
Confusion over Fresno City Council's direction on marijuana had activists hopeful change was comingKFSN-TV

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Ohio lawmakers want feds to reclassify marijuana as less dangerous - cleveland.com

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:53

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Ohio lawmakers want feds to reclassify marijuana as less dangerous
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Kenny Yuko, a Richmond Heights Democrat, introduced a resolution urging Congress and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous controlled substance. Cannabis is currently classified as a Schedule I substance ...
Ohio senator wants feds to lift prohibition on marijuanaWPXI Pittsburgh
Senator Yuko urges Congress to reclassify marijuanaNews 5 Cleveland

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The Future of California Cannabis Depends on Rain - Leafly

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:47

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The Future of California Cannabis Depends on Rain
Leafly
In an effort to balance environmental concerns with marijuana's projected $7 billion market, California is ushering in a bevy of rules and regulations related to water use. In June, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a cannabis omnibus bill that, among other ...

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Long Lines, $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay's Legal Cannabis Debut - Leafly

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:10

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Long Lines, $1.30 Grams Mark Uruguay's Legal Cannabis Debut
Leafly
Diego Zas shows two bags of legal cannabis he just bought at the Antartida drugstore in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. Marijuana went on sale at 16 pharmacies on Wednesday, the final step in applying a 2013 legalization law. (Matilde Campodonico/AP).
Uruguay pharmacies start selling cannabis straight to consumersThe Guardian
Uruguay's Capital Sells Out of Marijuana After 1 DayteleSUR English
Uruguay pharmacies start selling recreational marijuanaBBC News
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“It should be treated like every other vegetable or plant out there”: Cannabis entrepreneurs talk about their dream ... - Toronto Life

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:09

Toronto Life

“It should be treated like every other vegetable or plant out there”: Cannabis entrepreneurs talk about their dream ...
Toronto Life
Around 200 investors gathered at the Eaton Centre Marriott earlier this week for two days of pitches from the executives of fledgling marijuana businesses from across the continent. The event, hosted by the Arcview Group, a cannabis investment network, ...

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Nearly Half of All Americans Have Tried Cannabis, Poll Finds - Leafly

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:37

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Nearly Half of All Americans Have Tried Cannabis, Poll Finds
Leafly
Gallup first asked US residents if they consumed cannabis back in 1969. At that time only 4% said they had tried marijuana at least once. The rise in consumption over the past 50 years is paralleled by the increasing support for cannabis legalization, ...

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