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Gene Simmons Says He Was 'Wrong,' 'Not Informed' About Cannabis - Ultimate Classic Rock

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 06:49

Ultimate Classic Rock

Gene Simmons Says He Was 'Wrong,' 'Not Informed' About Cannabis
Ultimate Classic Rock
Gene Simmons has said he was “wrong” and “not informed” about cannabis as he began his role as “chief evangelical officer” for Canadian cannabis company Invictus. The announcement last week took many fans by surprise since the Kiss star had always been ...

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Alberta expects net loss with cannabis revenue initially, says Notley - CBC.ca

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:58

CBC.ca

Alberta expects net loss with cannabis revenue initially, says Notley
CBC.ca
Alberta's premier is warning that there will be no immediate tax windfall once recreational marijuana use becomes legal this year. For the first time, cannabis revenue is being factored in to Alberta's budget. Alberta expects to take in $26 million in ...

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'Under-recognized and under-diagnosed': Could you be allergic to marijuana? - CTV News

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:15

CTV News

'Under-recognized and under-diagnosed': Could you be allergic to marijuana?
CTV News
As the federal government inches closer to legalizing recreational marijuana, doctors are warning of an emerging health hazard: cannabis allergies. “The more people that are exposed to marijuana, the more likely we are to see allergies,” Toronto-based ...

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Cannabis classrooms - CHCH - CHCH News

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 18:36

CHCH News

Cannabis classrooms - CHCH
CHCH News
Niagara College was abuzz with excitement Friday morning, as the shipping containers that will house a pot-growing lab were put into place. The state-of-the-art facility is being built to meet the needs of the college's new commercial cannabis ...
College cannabis program ramping up | WellandTribune.caWellandTribune.ca
College cannabis program ramping upStCatharinesStandard.ca

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Chris Selley: Listening to senators debate marijuana bill convinced ... - National Post

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:27

National Post

Chris Selley: Listening to senators debate marijuana bill convinced ...
National Post
No body capable of producing such idiocy has any business meddling with any legislation passed by democratically elected politicians.
Marijuana bill passes Senate vote 44-29, advances to committee ...CTV News

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Alberta to impose its own 10-per-cent tax on cannabis producers - CBC.ca

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 16:10

CBC.ca

Alberta to impose its own 10-per-cent tax on cannabis producers
CBC.ca
The province plans to tax licensed producers 10 per cent of the retail price when cannabis becomes legal. The new tax was announced Thursday when Finance Minister Joe Ceci tabled the 2018-19 provincial budget. The amount Alberta will collect from the ...

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MedMen Leaps Into Canadian Cannabis Market For Joint Venture With Cronos Group - Forbes

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:56

Forbes

MedMen Leaps Into Canadian Cannabis Market For Joint Venture With Cronos Group
Forbes
MedMen, the Los Angeles-based "unicorn" of cannabis retailers, has positioned themselves for an opportunity to place a stake in the slowly growing global cannabis market. On Monday, the billion dollar company announced a first-of-its-kind cross-border ...
Medical cannabis producer Cronos taps major bank for planned CA$100M stock saleMarijuana Business Daily

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Virginia man threatens US congressman's life after venting about marijuana - Reuters

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 13:05

Reuters

Virginia man threatens US congressman's life after venting about marijuana
Reuters
Marijuana policy has become a major source of debate in recent months, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed Obama-era guidance that had discouraged federal prosecutors from pursuing marijuana-related criminal cases in states that had legalized ...
Man accused of threatening to kill Virginia congressman over marijuana policyWashington Post
Man Accused of Threatening To Kill Congressman Filed Lawsuit Claiming Marijuana Law Wasn't Being EnforcedNewsweek
Anti-marijuana Virginia man accused of threatening to kill congressmanThe Cannabist
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In anti-drug Sweden, investors take shine to cannabis stocks - Reuters

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:01

Reuters

In anti-drug Sweden, investors take shine to cannabis stocks
Reuters
There is a new, big market opening up,” said Joakim Bornold at Nordnet. Investors are betting on cannabis as a growth market as a number of American states, including California, legalize marijuana used in healing for at least 3,000 years and smoked ...

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How To Build A Marijuana Unicorn: An Interview With MedMen Spokesman Daniel Yi - Forbes

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 07:39

Forbes

How To Build A Marijuana Unicorn: An Interview With MedMen Spokesman Daniel Yi
Forbes
California is the biggest marijuana market in the world. It's the sixth largest economy in the world by itself. By some estimates, just the annual sales of cannabis in California will be upwards of $7 billion. We want to own California. We have ...

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If cannabis is getting stronger, why aren't cases of schizophrenia rising? - The Conversation UK

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 03:14

The Conversation UK

If cannabis is getting stronger, why aren't cases of schizophrenia rising?
The Conversation UK
The question that polarises researchers is whether smoking cannabis is associated with a risk of developing psychotic problems, such as schizophrenia, in the long term. Of course, cannabis use is common, while schizophrenia is relatively rare ...

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Cooking with cannabis? Pot-based pop-up dinner has Vancouver buzzing - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:01

Globalnews.ca

Cooking with cannabis? Pot-based pop-up dinner has Vancouver buzzing
Globalnews.ca
This cannabis infused cuisine is about as far from a pot brownie as you can get. Herbal Chef/ Facebook. X. - A A +. Listen. When people talk about the “munchies,” they're usually referring to a post-pot smoking snack binge. Not so for the Herbal Chef ...

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Senate backs bill to legalize recreational marijuana - CANOE

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:07

CANOE

Senate backs bill to legalize recreational marijuana
CANOE
... end the criminal prohibition on cannabis when they elected his Liberal government. “It is very clear that this bill responds first to an electoral promise that we made very clearly during the election campaign and for which Canadians voted,” he ...
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Alberta budget 2018: Cannabis industry will lose $90 million first two years - Edmonton Journal

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:39

Edmonton Journal

Alberta budget 2018: Cannabis industry will lose $90 million first two years
Edmonton Journal
Alberta's fledgling cannabis industry isn't expected to turn a profit for the provincial government in the two years following legalization while the province sets up sales and distribution. The NDP's budget, tabled Thursday, included the first peek at ...

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Marijuana bill passes Senate vote 44-29 - CTV News

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 15:40

CTV News

Marijuana bill passes Senate vote 44-29
CTV News
On CTV News Thursday morning, Independent Sen. Tony Dean said he thinks moving the bill on to committee is an important part of the Senate doing its due diligence. "We've only just begun the process… so frankly I'd be surprised, I'll be terribly ...
Cannabis bill clears crucial Senate voteiPolitics.ca
Liberal plan to legalize pot survives Senate voteGlobalnews.ca
Activist shares concerns as Senate votes on marijuana bill570 News

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BMO in on $100 million financing deal for cannabis company Cronos - Financial Post

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:48

BMO in on $100 million financing deal for cannabis company Cronos
Financial Post
The Bank of Montreal is delving deeper into the cannabis sector, with investment banking subsidiary BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. leading a $100 million bought deal for marijuana company Cronos Group Inc. The deal, which was announced on Thursday and co-led ...

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Government scrambles to bring senators back to Ottawa to avoid pot ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:30

Toronto Star

Government scrambles to bring senators back to Ottawa to avoid pot ...
CBC.ca
In an effort to stave off an embarrassing defeat on one of the Trudeau government's most prominent campaign promises, some Independent senators were called back to Ottawa today to cast votes to move the marijuana bill to its next stage.
Liberals' plan to legalize marijuana by midsummer passes first hurdle in the SenateToronto Star
Marijuana bill passes Senate vote 44-29, advances to committeeCTV News
Trudeau Tells Senators To Pass His Government's Marijuana Legalization BillHuffPost Canada
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'Nothing's for sure,' warns Alberta cannabis regulator as retailers seek space - CBC.ca

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:18

CBC.ca

'Nothing's for sure,' warns Alberta cannabis regulator as retailers seek space
CBC.ca
"I think it's important before [AGLC] spend their time time and due diligence in investigating somebody that they're actually going to be opening a marijuana distribution or retail," Pels said. "And I think a good measure of that is whether or not they ...

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Alberta cannabis operation to open first B.C. facility in Kamloops ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:46

CBC.ca

Alberta cannabis operation to open first B.C. facility in Kamloops ...
CBC.ca
Alberta-based Sundial Growers Inc. is looking to set up shop in Kamloops by the end of the year.

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Baby in Viral Video Was Smoking Marijuana, Police Say | Time - TIME

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:23

TIME

Baby in Viral Video Was Smoking Marijuana, Police Say | Time
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(RALEIGH, N.C.) — A North Carolina mother helped her 1-year-old daughter smoke marijuana in videos of the child puffing on a cigarillo that garnered millions of views online, according to an arrest warrant. Authorities were alerted Wednesday by ...
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