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Interest in cannabis among seniors high but lots of questions remain - CityNews

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:46

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Interest in cannabis among seniors high but lots of questions remain
CityNews
Constant back pain caused by a fall left Ash Basu in agony, so when his doctor suggested he see a cannabis specialist, he was intrigued. The 64-year-old had no experience with marijuana, recreationally or otherwise, but had heard reports of the herb's ...

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Cannabis researchers turning their eyes to seniors - CTV News

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 06:38
Cannabis researchers turning their eyes to seniors  CTV News

The Ontario Long Term Care Association is studying the effects of medical cannabis on 500 seniors living in long-term care facilities.

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Meet a rare breed: Missouri doctors eager to help patients try medical marijuana - The Kansas City Star

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 03:30
Meet a rare breed: Missouri doctors eager to help patients try medical marijuana  The Kansas City Star

When Missouri voters approved medical marijuana this month, they did so over the objections of the state's major physician groups. But there are doctors in the ...

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Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan tomorrow: What to know - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 00:00
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan tomorrow: What to know  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Recreational marijuana will become legal this week in the state of Michigan after voters approved a proposal in the November election. The Board of ...

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Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan tomorrow: What to know - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 00:00
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan tomorrow: What to know  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Recreational marijuana will become legal this week in the state of Michigan after voters approved a proposal in the November election. The Board of ...

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Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday: What to know - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 00:00
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday: What to know  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Recreational marijuana will become legal before the end of the year in the state of Michigan after voters approved a proposal in the November ...

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First medical cannabis prescription made after change to UK law - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 23:01

Telegraph.co.uk

First medical cannabis prescription made after change to UK law
Telegraph.co.uk
For years, she has used cannabis illegally to control her symptoms. But in a UK first, Ms Barton was prescribed medicinal cannabis last month by Dr David McDowell, a private pain specialist. The government must now authorise a specialist importer to ...

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Supply constraints could mean no more cannabis stores licences for up to 18 months: AGLC - Calgary Herald

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 16:36
Supply constraints could mean no more cannabis stores licences for up to 18 months: AGLC  Calgary Herald

It could be as long as 18 months before more Alberta cannabis stores licences are issued due to uncertainties in the legal cannabis supply, says the provincial ...

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Supply constraints could mean no more cannabis stores licences for up to 18 months: AGLC - Calgary Herald

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 16:36

Calgary Herald

Supply constraints could mean no more cannabis stores licences for up to 18 months: AGLC
Calgary Herald
Cannabis shortages remain in the wake of changes to the province's supply system, said the AGLC and marijuana retailers. A week ago, the AGLC announced a moratorium on new store licences and a vow to equally distribute pot to 65 already-approved ...

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Things to consider about medical marijuana - kwwl.com

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 15:58

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Things to consider about medical marijuana
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Epilepsy foundation Iowa said in a statement they “support safe, legal access to medical cannabis and CBD if a patient and their health care team feel that the potential benefits of medical cannabis or CBD for uncontrolled epilepsy outweigh the risks ...
Customers line up for opening of MedPharm, the Des Moines metro's first medical marijuana dispensaryDesMoinesRegister.com
First Dose of Medical Marijuana Sold in Iowawhotv.com
Medical Marijuana Now Sold To Patients In IowaIowa Public Radio

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The plastic problem with legal cannabis - CityNews Edmonton

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 15:44

CityNews Edmonton

The plastic problem with legal cannabis
CityNews Edmonton
The plastic problem with legal cannabis. A petition is calling on Quebec's cannabis retailer to change its packaging. Reporter Andrew Brennan spoke with the man behind it, who says it's flabbergasting the amount of single-use plastic being wasted. Dec ...

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Florida strict on cannabis penalties; California, not as much - The Ledger

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 15:18

The Ledger

Florida strict on cannabis penalties; California, not as much
The Ledger
The NCSL overview notes that 10 states — Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Michigan and Vermont — and the District of Columbia now have legalized small amounts of marijuana for adult recreational use.
Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study FindsLive Science
Vaping cannabis makes has more of an effect on users than smoking the drug, study findsDaily Mail
BC woman files lawsuit after high-THC cannabis product mislabelledPeace Arch News
Straight.com -The JAMA Network -Nelson Star
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We ban cannabis but let people eat as much meat as they want. That makes no sense - The Guardian

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 09:30

The Guardian

We ban cannabis but let people eat as much meat as they want. That makes no sense
The Guardian
This should inform the way cannabis is legalised. In some places in the US, legalisation has been accompanied by expunging of historic marijuana misdemeanours, which can make it difficult to get a job or housing, from criminal records. Oakland in ...

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As demand for craft BC cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers - CBC.ca

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 06:00

CBC.ca

As demand for craft BC cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers
CBC.ca
A month into legalization, the demand for B.C. cannabis companies is taking off and one company that sells products grown by smaller cultivators is looking to recruit more growers from across B.C.. Cannmart, owned by international cannabis eCommerce ...

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As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers - CBC.ca

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 06:00
As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers  CBC.ca

A month into legalization, the demand for B.C. cannabis companies is taking off and one company that sells products grown by smaller cultivators is looking to ...

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As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers - CBC.ca

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 06:00
As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers  CBC.ca

A month into legalization, the demand for B.C. cannabis companies is taking off and one company that sells products grown by smaller cultivators is looking to ...

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As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers - CBC.ca

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 06:00
As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers  CBC.ca

A month into legalization, the demand for B.C. cannabis companies is taking off and one company that sells products grown by smaller cultivators is looking to ...

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What you need to know about CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabis chemical - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 04:02

Globalnews.ca

What you need to know about CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabis chemical
Globalnews.ca
CBD, a chemical found in cannabis, is a newly popular ingredient used for everything from beauty products to therapies to treat chronic pain. A glance online turns up CBD oil, capsules, lip balm, dog treats, shampoo and mascara. But is it more than ...
Big cannabis to emerge next two years after M&A flurry, ICC saysBNNBloomberg.ca

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What you need to know about CBD, the non-intoxicating cannabis chemical - Global News

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 03:00
What you need to know about CBD, the non-intoxicating cannabis chemical  Global News

CBD is showing up in capsules, lip balm and dog treats. But what does it do?

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As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers - CBC.ca

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 00:00
As demand for craft B.C. cannabis takes off, distributors want to recruit small-batch growers  CBC.ca

A month into legalization, the demand for B.C. cannabis companies is taking off and one company that sells products grown by smaller cultivators is looking to ...

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