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Police mistake hibiscus plant for marijuana, detain couple - New York Post

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 15:05

New York Post

Police mistake hibiscus plant for marijuana, detain couple
New York Post
A couple in Pennsylvania is reportedly suing local authorities and their insurance agency after being told their hibiscus plants were actually marijuana — when they apparently weren't. Edward Cramer, 69, and his wife, Audrey, 66, said in a recently ...
Cops Mistake Hibiscus Plant For Marijuana. Now, They're Being SuedNDTV
Lawsuit: Couple detained after hibiscus mistaken for marijuanaFox 32 Chicago

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How to grow cannabis? With modern science and technology - The Conversation CA

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 14:28

The Conversation CA

How to grow cannabis? With modern science and technology
The Conversation CA
MediJean lab manager Abdul Ahad displays marijuana leaf tissue, left, and plant callus, right, which a plant would grow from, in the research and tissue culture development lab at the medical marijuana facility in Richmond, B.C., in 2014. (THE CANADIAN ...

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Marijuana entrepreneur enthused by province's pot plan, hoping to ... - CBC.ca

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:44

CBC.ca

Marijuana entrepreneur enthused by province's pot plan, hoping to ...
CBC.ca
Ross Barney likes what he is hearing from the provincial government's plan on legal marijuana.

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Can Marijuana Alleviate the Opioid Crisis? - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 10:23

Wall Street Journal

Can Marijuana Alleviate the Opioid Crisis?
Wall Street Journal
Jennifer, a 37-year-old Virginia school teacher now unable to work due to unrelenting pain caused by a genetic spinal disease, stared hopelessly at the bottle of opioids her doctor had prescribed her. Beset by desperation discomfort, she faced a ...

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Police recover 40 lbs. of marijuana from Southeast Memphis home - wreg.com

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:49

wreg.com

Police recover 40 lbs. of marijuana from Southeast Memphis home
wreg.com
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police said they recovered 40 lbs. of marijuana from a Southeast Memphis home Wednesday. They arrested Melvin Tamayo, 44, and charged him with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding and driving ...

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Baby's death becomes the first to be 'associated with cannabis' in the US, report states - The Independent

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 06:04

The Independent

Baby's death becomes the first to be 'associated with cannabis' in the US, report states
The Independent
“We just wanted to make sure that we're not going to call this a marijuana-related fatality if there was something else that we could point at,” Dr. Christopher Hoyte of Colorado's Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center told the KUSA news channel. “And we ...
The truth behind the 'first marijuana overdose death' - ScienceAlertScienceAlert
First-ever marijuana overdose death? Let's review what “potential link” meansArs Technica
The truth behind the 'first marijuana overdose death' headlinesChicago Tribune
HuffPost -The Cannabist -Miami Herald -Washington Post
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Medical cannabis clinic, possible pot shop coming to Old Strathcona - Edmonton Journal

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:50

Edmonton Journal

Medical cannabis clinic, possible pot shop coming to Old Strathcona
Edmonton Journal
An Ottawa company announced Friday it's setting up a medical marijuana clinic in Old Strathcona that could become a retail outlet when recreational pot is legalized next July. National Access Cannabis Corp. intends to open a 195-square-metre office at ...
The only group that still opposes legalizing cannabisMotley Fool

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California's Legal Cannabis Countdown: What's Coming by Jan. 1 - Leafly

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:12

Leafly

California's Legal Cannabis Countdown: What's Coming by Jan. 1
Leafly
... have banned commercial cannabis activity. At the same time, San Diego is among the cities that have local rules in place and are ready for legal sales. Palm Springs is planning for cannabis lounges, where recreational marijuana can be smoked on site.
California Rolled Out 278 Pages of Marijuana Rules. Here Are Highlights.Yahoo News
Cannabis Control Commission member talks about beginnings of plans for recreational marijuanaThe Recorder
'You're going to lose all of your money': Money manager warns against investing in cannabisBNN
Santa Rosa Press Democrat -10News
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Study Finds Alcohol 10 Times More Deadly Than Cannabis on the Road - Leafly

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:21

Leafly

Study Finds Alcohol 10 Times More Deadly Than Cannabis on the Road
Leafly
Those findings are in line with most recent studies of alcohol and cannabis and driving risk. Earlier this year David Bienenstock investigated the science behind drugged driving estimates, and found that THC-positive drivers have a 5% greater crash ...

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Cannabis is Canada's moment to lead the world - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:34

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis is Canada's moment to lead the world
The Globe and Mail
If you can't beat 'em, make a marijuana-infused drinkable and join 'em. With Canada's recreational pot sales forecast to reach $6-billion by 2021, surpassing the $1.3-billion estimate for the mature medical-marijuana market, according to Bloomberg, the ...
Canadian Cannabis Stocks: What To Do Now | Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha

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Parody Of A "Drug Commercial" Goes Viral And Propels Briteside Cannabis Company - Forbes

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:53

Forbes

Parody Of A "Drug Commercial" Goes Viral And Propels Briteside Cannabis Company
Forbes
Good fortune recently accompanied hard work at the Oregon-based marijuana and technology company Briteside. A video parody of a pharmaceutical commercial, advertising the drug cannabis with side effects of “euphoria and uncontrollable giggling,” was ...

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Judge blasts Ottawa police for failing to shut down illegal marijuana shops - Ottawa Citizen

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:24

Ottawa Citizen

Judge blasts Ottawa police for failing to shut down illegal marijuana shops
Ottawa Citizen
“I just don't understand how the police cannot shut down a dispensary where the person has a big sign up, as I drive down Rideau Street, that says 'marijuana dispensary.' They brag about it on the internet that they are selling it. “Yet I expect those ...

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Did Marijuana Really Cause an Infant's Death? - Live Science

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:50

Live Science

Did Marijuana Really Cause an Infant's Death?
Live Science
This suggests "a potential link between the cannabis exposure and myocarditis" in the boy's case, the authors said. The report was published in March in the journal Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. In children, marijuana has been ...

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Proposed marijuana rules don't address concerns of Kahnawake Mohawks - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:28

CBC.ca

Proposed marijuana rules don't address concerns of Kahnawake Mohawks
CBC.ca
The proposed provincial law prohibits any unlicensed production of marijuana for personal or commercial use, and limits the sale and distribution of marijuana to a subsidiary of the SAQ, the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQC). The agency is also to ...
Cannabis legislation: zero tolerance for THC while driving, growing at homeCTV News
Quebec unveils zero-tolerance marijuana plan: No home-grown cannabis allowedThe Globe and Mail
Quebec cannabis: Where can I buy marijuana? Where can I smoke it?Montreal Gazette
Ottawa Citizen -National Post -Toronto Star
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Halifax cannabis shop owner says charges dropped in relation to three raids - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:44

Globalnews.ca

Halifax cannabis shop owner says charges dropped in relation to three raids
Globalnews.ca
In a court hearing lasting just over one minute, the Crown withdrew all charges against a Halifax marijuana advocate stemming from a series of police raids at his medical cannabis shop. Chris Enns had planned Friday to launch a constitutional challenge ...
Crown drops charges against cannabis club ownerThe Coast Halifax

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Expansion of Delta 9 cannabis facility in Winnipeg gets conditional OK from Health Canada - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:53

CBC.ca

Expansion of Delta 9 cannabis facility in Winnipeg gets conditional OK from Health Canada
CBC.ca
Health Canada has issued a conditional approval for the next phase of a Winnipeg-based marijuana producer's expansion plans. Delta 9, which is already in the process of increasing the size of its facility to add 600 grow pods, wants to add another 143.

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From pot edibles to farming techniques, California sets marijuana rules - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:01

Los Angeles Times

From pot edibles to farming techniques, California sets marijuana rules
Los Angeles Times
Hezekiah Allen, executive director of the California Growers Assn., an industry group, said the rules appeared to allow large businesses to obtain “as many licenses as they could afford,” opening the way for vast cannabis grows that could threaten the ...
Check out this primer on California's march to legal marijuanaLas Vegas Review-Journal
California Marijuana Club Caught Pretending to Be a ChurchTIME
California Rolled Out 278 Pages of Marijuana Rules. Here Are Highlights.Yahoo News
Santa Rosa Press Democrat -The Recorder
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Private marijuana industry to be boon for Alberta: Alberta Cannabis Stakeholders Group - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:13

Globalnews.ca

Private marijuana industry to be boon for Alberta: Alberta Cannabis Stakeholders Group
Globalnews.ca
Jason Kujath, spokesperson for the Alberta Cannabis Stakeholders Group, said there is a lot of money to be made by companies, the province, the feds and Albertans after legalization when compared to the private alcohol model. “So when you think of the ...
Provinces to keep control of online cannabis salesThe Globe and Mail
'Demand will be huge': Alberta government releases cannabis retail ...Edmonton Journal
Alberta's proposed cannabis legislation includes mix of private and public salesBNN

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Weed, cannabis, pot or marijuana: what's the difference? - New ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 02:30

CBC.ca

Weed, cannabis, pot or marijuana: what's the difference? - New ...
CBC.ca
Ganja. Dope. Cheeba. 420. There are lots of names for cannabis. Which is correct?

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