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Scotts Miracle-Gro upgraded because it's now one of the few legit ways to invest in marijuana - CNBC

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 07:28

CNBC

Scotts Miracle-Gro upgraded because it's now one of the few legit ways to invest in marijuana
CNBC
The analyst noted the company's acquisition of Sunlight acquisition will double the size of the company's hydroponics/cannabis-related sales. He predicts Scotts Miracle-Gro will also gain market share in the legalized marijuana supplies business. "We ...

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Tuesday's TSX breakouts: The next marijuana stock to potentially hit ... - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:34

The Globe and Mail

Tuesday's TSX breakouts: The next marijuana stock to potentially hit ...
The Globe and Mail
On today's TSX Breakouts report, there are 58 stocks on the positive breakouts list (stocks with positive price momentum), and 28 securities are on the negative ...

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Councillor says cannabis supply motion aims to rid dispensaries of links to “organized crime and gangs” - Straight.com

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:11

Straight.com

Councillor says cannabis supply motion aims to rid dispensaries of links to “organized crime and gangs”
Straight.com
One issue that the City of Vancouver has yet to address is that its bylaws stipulate provisions for “medical marijuana-related use” storefronts. B.C.'s proposed cannabis laws will prevent legal recreational cannabis storefronts from using words like ...
NPA urges city to require cannabis dispensaries to reveal suppliersBusiness in Vancouver

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Alberta colleges, universities wrestle with issue of cannabis on campus - Calgary Herald

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:34

Calgary Herald

Alberta colleges, universities wrestle with issue of cannabis on campus
Calgary Herald
As Canada inches closer toward the cannabis legalization, Alberta post-secondary institutions are pondering how they should deal with use of the substance on campus. Mount Royal University was initially leaning toward allowing marijuana consumption in ...
Trends in Cannabis and Cigarette Use Among Parents With Children at Home: 2002 to 2015AAP News

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Canopy Growth's position as top global cannabis company shaken by merger of two rivals - Ottawa Citizen

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:28

Ottawa Citizen

Canopy Growth's position as top global cannabis company shaken by merger of two rivals
Ottawa Citizen
Who's the largest pot producer of them all? Canopy Growth Corp., the company headquartered in an old chocolate factory in Smiths Falls, had its perch at the top of the global cannabis trade shaken on Monday by two rivals who merged to form a formidable ...
Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in $3.2B takeoverCBC.ca
Aurora Cannabis is chasing billion-dollar deals. Do investors benefit?The Globe and Mail
Edmonton's Aurora Cannabis buys MedReleaf for $3.2-billion, becoming 'largest cannabis producer in the world'Toronto Star
Financial Post -Financial Times -Globalnews.ca
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On marijuana and opioids — the DEA has no clue what it's talking about - The Hill

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:06

The Hill

On marijuana and opioids — the DEA has no clue what it's talking about
The Hill
That is because numerous peer-reviewed studies show that increased cannabis access is associated with declining rates of opioid use, abuse, hospitalizations, and mortality. Among patients enrolled in state-sanctioned medical marijuana access programs, ...

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Black people in NYC are 8 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana than whites - Vox

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:30

New York Times

Black people in NYC are 8 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana than whites
Vox
Black New York City residents are arrested much more often than white people for marijuana-related charges, according to a new investigation from the New York Times. The report is just the latest in a growing body of research that highlights a ...
Two District Attorneys May Stop Prosecuting Most Marijuana OffensesNew York Times
NYPD Tried to Blame High Marijuana Arrest Rates for Black People on Higher Call Rates. Here's Why That Doesn't ...The Root

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Medical marijuana is a mirage - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 13:53

The Globe and Mail

Medical marijuana is a mirage
The Globe and Mail
On Monday, a medical-marijuana company called MedReleaf (get it?) was snapped up for a dizzying $3.2-billion. The medical market is the back door to the honeypot. According to marijuana producers and industry advocates, cannabis is a sort of magic ...

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Oregon marijuana growers diversify with hemp - CTV News

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 10:08

CTV News

Oregon marijuana growers diversify with hemp
CTV News
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet -- one that doesn't come with a high. Applications for ...
Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes ...OregonLive.com
Oregon Cannabis Processor Quits Industry Over CBD Oil ViolationsLeafly
30 Marijuana Stocks to Buy as the Future Turns Green | InvestorPlaceInvestorplace.com

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Should I grow my own weed at home? Here's what you need to know - The Guardian

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 08:38

The Guardian

Should I grow my own weed at home? Here's what you need to know
The Guardian
The Canadian government, which is likely to legalize cannabis nationwide this summer, said it planned to allow home grows of up to four marijuana plants, which might yield 5lb in a year to an experienced grower, and is certainly consumable by an ...

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Seven ways to boost your cannabis flower's power - NOW Magazine

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:33

NOW Magazine

Seven ways to boost your cannabis flower's power
NOW Magazine
Smoking is actually one of the least effective ways of getting marijuana into your body. You can save a bunch of money by de-carbing and eating your flower. When cannabis is digested rather than inhaled, more of it is converted to 11-Hydroxy-THC, ...

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Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 23:45

U.S. News & World Report

Marijuana Growers Diversify With Hemp Amid CBD Boom
U.S. News & World Report
That stark prospect is driving more of Oregon's marijuana entrepreneurs toward hemp, a crop that already has a foothold in states like Colorado and Kentucky and a lot of buzz in the cannabis industry. In Oregon, the number of hemp licenses increased ...

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Cannabis use up among parents with children in the home - EurekAlert (press release)

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 21:17

Medical Xpress

Cannabis use up among parents with children in the home
EurekAlert (press release)
NEW YORK--Cannabis use increased among parents who smoke cigarettes, as well as among non-smoking parents, according to a latest study from researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York.
Trends in Cannabis and Cigarette Use Among Parents With Children at Home: 2002 to 2015AAP News

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ALR mega homes, cannabis and secondary suites: Coming up this week at city council - Richmond News

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:31

Richmond News

ALR mega homes, cannabis and secondary suites: Coming up this week at city council
Richmond News
A staff report suggested several items, including a request to the B.C. government to impose a temporary prohibition on the use of lands in the ALR for cannabis production. Richmond city councillors have long opposed marijuana facilities on farmland ...

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NPA councillor to introduce motion that will require Vancouver cannabis dispensaries to carry LP weed - Straight.com

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 16:32

Straight.com

NPA councillor to introduce motion that will require Vancouver cannabis dispensaries to carry LP weed
Straight.com
It resolves that city council direct staff to require all cannabis-related businesses in Vancouver to provide the city with annual audited financial statements, and that all cannabis businesses licensed by the City of Vancouver "obtain marijuana only ...

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Dal student focuses on women's health and cannabis use - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 15:54

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Dal student focuses on women's health and cannabis use
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Lots of research has been done on cannabis and dependence issues. But you won't find many that focus on women and the drug that will be legalized in the coming months. Dalhousie University student Kayla Joyce is working to fill that knowledge gap, ...

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Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests - New York Times

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 15:29

New York Times

Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests
New York Times
If you've walked around New York City lately, there's a good chance you've smelled weed. People smoke walking their dogs in the West Village, and they smoke in apartment building lobbies in the South Bronx. They smoke outside bars and restaurants and ...

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Drugs Minister banned from talking about pot — as hubby runs giant cannabis farm - The Sun

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 13:57

The Sun

Drugs Minister banned from talking about pot — as hubby runs giant cannabis farm
The Sun
DRUGS Minister Victoria Atkins has been banned from talking about marijuana for the Government because her husband runs a giant cannabis farm. Ms Atkins is married to Paul Kenward, who is managing director of British Sugar. The Home Office revealed ...
Drug minister Victoria Atkins's husband oversees cannabis farmThe Times

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Surest Way to Face Marijuana Charges in New York: Be Black or Hispanic - New York Times

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 10:48

New York Times

Surest Way to Face Marijuana Charges in New York: Be Black or Hispanic
New York Times
The police explanation that more black and Hispanic people are arrested on marijuana charges because complaints are high in their neighborhoods doesn't hold up to scrutiny. There are many ways to get arrested on marijuana charges, but one pattern has ...

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