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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 - 00:00
We ban cannabis but let people eat as much meat as they want. That makes no sense  The Guardian

If our goal is to limit social harm, we should reassess what we allow and what we ration.

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Holiday checkstops checking for cannabis and cocaine - CityNews Winnipeg

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 17:07

CityNews Winnipeg

Holiday checkstops checking for cannabis and cocaine
CityNews Winnipeg
The Police have new cannabis and cocaine testing device called the Drager Drug Test 5000. It will be used at holiday check stops, to test for recent cannabis or cocaine use for drivers behind the wheel. Mark Neufeld reports. Nov 30, 2018, 6:32 PM.

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'Machines: Germany. Fashion: Italy! Cannabis: CANADA!' – Here's what went down at the 2018 Canadian Cannabis ... - Financial Post

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:54

Financial Post

'Machines: Germany. Fashion: Italy! Cannabis: CANADA!' – Here's what went down at the 2018 Canadian Cannabis ...
Financial Post
On Thursday night, the fifth annual Canadian Cannabis Awards were held at The Carlu in downtown Toronto. Nearly 600 people were said to have attended this year's awards, put on by “cannabis-focused” technology and media company Lift & Co. Corp.

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More legal marijuana stores open in Saskatchewan - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:19

Globalnews.ca

More legal marijuana stores open in Saskatchewan
Globalnews.ca
They fill out their slip, take it to the counter and away they go with their recreational marijuana. “We have 19 different strains of cannabis in our store, Monday of next week we'll have 27,” Conn added. By mid-December, they'll be sitting at 40 ...

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How craft breweries are combining beer and cannabis - The Independent

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 16:17

The Independent

How craft breweries are combining beer and cannabis
The Independent
For more than two decades, SweetWater Brewing Co's best seller has been its floral 420 Extra Pale Ale, the numerals slyly nodding to the beer's April 20 birth date and the brewery's fondness for marijuana: 420 is drug-subculture slang for cannabis. “We ...

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Holiday Gift Guide: The Luxury Cannabis Splurges - Forbes

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 15:45

Forbes

Holiday Gift Guide: The Luxury Cannabis Splurges
Forbes
Finally, a well-made beauty product that celebrates the ritual of smoking cannabis without exploiting marijuana-referential synthetic ingredients (looking at you, untested CBD skincare). The greens, golds, and browns, bringing to mind the various-toned ...

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In Utah, Opponents Of Medical Marijuana Initiative Want To Revise Law - NPR

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 14:47

In Utah, Opponents Of Medical Marijuana Initiative Want To Revise Law
NPR
Voters in Utah voted to legalize medical marijuana this year. Now state lawmakers are meeting to rewrite the provisions, but supporters of the initiative say the lawmakers are overstepping. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...

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When bud goes bad: Mouldy marijuana recalled after complaints - Burnaby Now

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 14:31

Burnaby Now

When bud goes bad: Mouldy marijuana recalled after complaints
Burnaby Now
An Ontario recall on mouldy marijuana has been extended to the Province of British Columbia. Now, the distributer advises that if you are in possession of B.E.C. Lot 4B2L3, you should return it through the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) or British ...

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'We've been anxious for this day to arrive': Cannabis store in Warman opens its doors - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 13:28

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

'We've been anxious for this day to arrive': Cannabis store in Warman opens its doors
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
The number of legal cannabis outlets around Saskatoon has grown by one. Six weeks after marijuana became legal in Canada, Warman is the latest Saskatchewan community to house a weed retailer: 5Buds Cannabis opened its doors for business on Friday ...
More legal marijuana stores open in SaskatchewanGlobalnews.ca

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Sewer samples show Haligonians use more cannabis than other Canadians, study says - TheSpec.com

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:41

TheSpec.com

Sewer samples show Haligonians use more cannabis than other Canadians, study says
TheSpec.com
HALIFAX—The results of a pilot study that measures how much cannabis has moved through human bodies and been flushed down the toilet add to the evidence that Haligonians consume more cannabis than other Canadians. Statistics Canada is turning to ...

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Cash-strapped states turn to legal marijuana for tax revenue, but some say they're not charging enough - CNBC

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:16
Cash-strapped states turn to legal marijuana for tax revenue, but some say they're not charging enough  CNBC

Michigan and New Jersey are on track to become the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, with some of the lowest marijuana tax rates in the country.

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Cash-strapped states turn to legal marijuana for tax revenue, but some say they're not charging enough - CNBC

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:16
Cash-strapped states turn to legal marijuana for tax revenue, but some say they're not charging enough  CNBC

Michigan and New Jersey are on track to become the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, with some of the lowest marijuana tax rates in the country.

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Cash-strapped states turn to legal marijuana for tax revenue, but some say they're not charging enough - CNBC

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:16

CNBC

Cash-strapped states turn to legal marijuana for tax revenue, but some say they're not charging enough
CNBC
Recreational marijuana sales in Michigan will rake in $89 million in tax revenue for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019, according to estimates by the state's Senate Fiscal Agency. After funding implementation and enforcement, 70 percent of the ...
Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' US for pot ...Financial Post
Cannabis Canada Daily: Who sold the most pot in Nova Scotia and PEI last month?BNNBloomberg.ca
Where is weed legal in the United States?Springfield News-Leader
Motley Fool -Toronto Star -Marijuana Moment
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Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study Finds - Live Science

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:08
Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study Finds  Live Science

Scientists have proved that inhaling vaporized marijuana will get you, like, way higher than smoking the exact same amount of weed. The new research, led by ...

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Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study Finds - Live Science

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 08:08
Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study Finds  Live Science

In a new study, 17 willing participants got very, very high for science — and they found that vaping marijuana is way stronger than smoking the exact same ...

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Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' U.S. for pot supremacy - Financial Post

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:30
Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' U.S. for pot supremacy  Financial Post

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis ...

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Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' U.S. for pot supremacy - Financial Post

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:30
Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' U.S. for pot supremacy  Financial Post

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis ...

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Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' U.S. for pot supremacy - Financial Post

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 07:30
Canadian cannabis producers, who risk becoming little more than farmers, face fight with 'capitalistic' U.S. for pot supremacy  Financial Post

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis ...

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How marijuana affects driving - Regina Leader-Post

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 05:01

Regina Leader-Post

How marijuana affects driving
Regina Leader-Post
Characteristics of drivers impaired by cannabis include: relaxed inhibitions, distorted perceptions of time and distance, short-term memory loss, drowsiness, loss of co-ordination and possibly dilated pupils, says Const. Jon Turner of the Regina Police ...
Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study FindsLive Science
Big cannabis to emerge next two years after M&A flurry, ICC saysBNNBloomberg.ca
BC woman files lawsuit after high-THC cannabis product mislabelledSurrey Now-Leader

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Cannabis gets its high-inducing power from ancient viruses - Popular Science

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 05:00
Cannabis gets its high-inducing power from ancient viruses  Popular Science

Scientists published the first full map of the cannabis genome, allowing scientists to figure out, among other things, what might make different cannabis more ...

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