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Marijuana use is legal. So why can employers fire people for using off-hours? - The Boston Globe

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 23:45

The Boston Globe

Marijuana use is legal. So why can employers fire people for using off-hours?
The Boston Globe
Sodexo, the company that provides food service at Holy Family, fired Coughlin after she reported the injury several days later and the company gave her a drug test. It came back positive for marijuana — the result, she said, of occasional recreational ...

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Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure - CNN

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 22:40

CNN

Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure
CNN
788 asked voters whether to legalize the use, sale and growth of medical marijuana in Oklahoma. It requires a medical marijuana license with approval from an Oklahoma Board certified physician, that would be issued by the state's Department of Health.
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Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana despite oppositionCNBC
Oklahoma Voters Legalize Marijuana For Medical UseForbes
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Oklahoma voters just approved one of the most progressive medical marijuana bills in the country - Washington Post

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 21:09

Washington Post

Oklahoma voters just approved one of the most progressive medical marijuana bills in the country
Washington Post
Oklahoma voters approved a medical marijuana bill on Tuesday, making the state the 30th in the nation to permit the use of marijuana with a doctor's recommendation. The measure is notable for reflecting one of the most permissive medical cannabis ...
Oklahoma voters OK medicinal marijuana despite oppositionThe Mercury News
The Latest: Voters divided on medical marijuana issueKOKH FOX25

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Cannabis production facility celebrates grand opening - CityNews Toronto

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 16:11

CityNews Toronto

Cannabis production facility celebrates grand opening
CityNews Toronto
The company held its grand opening for its completion of one of two phases on Tuesday. The 450,000 sq. ft. hydroponic facility works in a “perpetual harvest” system. CannTrust officials say it is an innovative and one-of-a-kind way to produce marijuana.

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Canadian Cannabis Industry Creates Jobs While President Trump Kills Them In US - Forbes

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 14:03

Forbes

Canadian Cannabis Industry Creates Jobs While President Trump Kills Them In US
Forbes
But it is growers with a knack for raising marijuana from seed to weed who are among the hottest commodities these days on the Canadian cannabis scene. As Forbes reported earlier this month, the cultivation profession is where cannabis workers stand ...
5 Hot Marijuana Stocks as Beer Companies Shop for an AcquisitionInvestorplace.com

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You Won't Be Able To Buy Legal Recreational Marijuana On July 1 - WBUR

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:15

WBUR

You Won't Be Able To Buy Legal Recreational Marijuana On July 1
WBUR
... no legal recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts on July 1. Although industry regulators expect to approve business licenses next week, there can be no legal retail sales until an independent testing laboratory applies and is licensed by the ...

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FDA Approves the First Marijuana-Based Drug - Cosmopolitan.com

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:18

Cosmopolitan.com

FDA Approves the First Marijuana-Based Drug
Cosmopolitan.com
... patients a high, marijuana advocates consider the agency's decision to be a major milestone since up until now, the federal government has only approved two drugs containing synthetic or similar versions of another ingredient found in cannabis have ...
FDA's approval of new cannabis-derived drug will pave the way for future medications: CEOCNBC
The CEO behind the first prescription marijuana drug explains what the move means for the future of cannabis-based ...Business Insider
My 10-Year-Old Daughter Takes the First FDA-Approved Marijuana Drug. It's Changed Our LivesTIME
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Why admitting to cannabis use could get you banned from US for life - CTV News

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 09:44

CTV News

Why admitting to cannabis use could get you banned from US for life
CTV News
“It's basically black and white – if you admit to a U.S. border officer at a U.S. port of entry that you've smoked marijuana in the past, whether it's in Canada or the U.S., you will be barred entry for life to the United States,” immigration lawyer ...

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Editorial: The marijuana learning curve - Northern Pen

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 02:05

Northern Pen

Editorial: The marijuana learning curve
Northern Pen
The countdown is officially on. It's 113, then 112, then 111 … the number of days until marijuana is officially legalized in Canada on Oct. 17. And while that still seems like a long time, there's plenty to be done — and plenty of questions to be ...

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Ottawa to legalize outdoor cannabis crops - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 02:01

The Globe and Mail

Ottawa to legalize outdoor cannabis crops
The Globe and Mail
The Cannabis Canada Council, a lobby group that includes major licensed producers, called on the Senate earlier this year to amend the marijuana legislation to ban outdoor production. In particular, the council said cannabis produced outdoors could ...
Medical marijuana may soon be for sale in Arkansas. Is Oklahoma next?CNN
Why Medical Marijuana Producer Aphria Could Become A Leader In The Recreational Marijuana MarketForbes
Meet Colorado's New Single-Issue Voters: The Cannabis ...New York Times
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US okays marijuana-based drug for seizures - CTV News

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 21:32

CTV News

US okays marijuana-based drug for seizures
CTV News
But it's not quite medical marijuana. The strawberry-flavoured syrup is a purified form of a chemical ingredient found in the cannabis plant - but not the one that gets users high. It's not yet clear why the ingredient, called cannabidiol, or CBD ...
US approves first marijuana plant-derived drugCNBC
Marijuana drug wins FDA approval—a first that may change federal regulationsArs Technica
First Marijuana-Based Medicine Is Approved for Sale in USBloomberg
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Ahead of legalization, doctors warn pregnant women of cannabis risks - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 15:00

The Globe and Mail

Ahead of legalization, doctors warn pregnant women of cannabis risks
The Globe and Mail
Despite the warnings, many women believe marijuana is safe, even in pregnancy, Dr. Cook said. A 2015 study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found 70 per cent of women surveyed believe consuming cannabis once or twice ...

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The Digest: A Marijuana-Derived Medication Is Now Approved For Sale in the US - Futurism

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 13:27

Futurism

The Digest: A Marijuana-Derived Medication Is Now Approved For Sale in the US
Futurism
Epidiolex contains cannabidiol (CBD), one of the two main compounds in cannabis. Unlike the other compound, delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD doesn't produce a “high,” so users of Epidiolex won't get the same buzz from using the medication that ...

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Medical marijuana may soon be for sale in Arkansas. Is Oklahoma next? - CNN

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:56

CNN

Medical marijuana may soon be for sale in Arkansas. Is Oklahoma next?
CNN
In 2016, voters amended the state Constitution to allow patients there to use cannabis to treat certain ailments. The amendment allowed the state to create a Medical Marijuana Commission, and several residents applied for and received ID cards that ...
Why Medical Marijuana Producer Aphria Could Become A Leader In The Recreational Marijuana MarketForbes
Ottawa to legalize outdoor cannabis cropsThe Globe and Mail
Meet Colorado's New Single-Issue Voters: The Cannabis CommunityNew York Times
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The Strange Story of TreatWell, the Cannabis-for-Pets Startup Founded by '#PermitPatty' Alison Ettel - Inc.com

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 11:38

Inc.com

The Strange Story of TreatWell, the Cannabis-for-Pets Startup Founded by '#PermitPatty' Alison Ettel
Inc.com
The legal-marijuana industry still has some legitimacy problems--as this weekend's viral outrage demonstrates. On Saturday, a video showed a white woman apparently calling the cops on an 8-year-old black girl, who was selling water bottles on the ...
Permit Patty faces business backlash from fellow cannabis entrepreneursSan Francisco Chronicle
#PermitPatty Episode Blows Up on California Cannabis CompanyLeafly
CEO of cannabis company claims she pretended to call police on girl selling water, insists there was no 'racial ...San Francisco Examiner
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Crafting Cannabis: A Modern-Day 'Lorenzo's Oil' - Forbes

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 11:37

Forbes

Crafting Cannabis: A Modern-Day 'Lorenzo's Oil'
Forbes
The boy who inspired @MasayaCBD medical #marijuana oil. The most powerful ... Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the two most prevalent chemical compounds in the cannabis plant and has been proven effective in treating myriad health conditions. Unlike the ...

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Old Lady Clippers: Alberta seniors keep bud beautiful at licensed cannabis producer - CBC.ca

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 07:06

CBC.ca

Old Lady Clippers: Alberta seniors keep bud beautiful at licensed cannabis producer
CBC.ca
Under a towering canopy of cannabis plants, five silver-haired women peer through the foliage, carefully snipping away any brown or tattered leaves. They call themselves the Old Lady Clippers. Up to three times a week, the seniors head down a gravel ...

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UK epilepsy drug to become first cannabis-based medicine in US - The Guardian

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 06:07

The Guardian

UK epilepsy drug to become first cannabis-based medicine in US
The Guardian
The FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, said: “This approval serves as a reminder that advancing sound development programmes that properly evaluate active ingredients contained in marijuana can lead to important medical therapies. And the FDA is ...

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What do you think about legalising cannabis in the UK? - The Guardian

Mon, 06/25/2018 - 04:22

The Guardian

What do you think about legalising cannabis in the UK?
The Guardian
Hague was speaking after pressure mounted on the government to act in two high profile cases where medicinal cannabis was confiscated, but when Sajid Javid, the home secretary, announced a review on Wednesday he said it was not the first step towards ...

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