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Ian Mulgrew: BC government needs to promote cannabis opportunity - Vancouver Sun

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:59

Vancouver Sun

Ian Mulgrew: BC government needs to promote cannabis opportunity
Vancouver Sun
The marijuana millionaires, the voices of satisfied U.S. consumers, and the success of cannabis businesses have all drowned out those who maintained that legalization was the road to Sodom and Gomorrah. And it's beginning to dawn that the land of B.C. ...

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What Medical Marijuana Is, and Is Not, Good for - Psychology Today (blog)

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:33

Psychology Today (blog)

What Medical Marijuana Is, and Is Not, Good for
Psychology Today (blog)
In 2016, I was asked by Governor John Kasich to become an academic research member of Ohio's Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee. Ohio's statute allows physicians to recommend the use of medical marijuana to people suffering with twenty-one ...

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The truth about cannabis on Canadian campuses - The Conversation CA

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:55

The Conversation CA

The truth about cannabis on Canadian campuses
The Conversation CA
At the University of Calgary, 52 per cent of students responding to a “UCalgary Campus Experience with Cannabis” research survey reported cannabis use at least once in their lifetime. And 31 per cent reported cannabis use in the past six months.
Morning Update: Cannabis producers oppose plans for federal levy on revenuesThe Globe and Mail
Marijuana Mayhem: Drivers In Canada Set Up To Get Busted For Stoned DrivingForbes
Canadian Marijuana Stocks Facing Big Supply IssuesSmallCapPower (press release)
South China Morning Post -BNNBloomberg.ca -Daily Hive
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Anthony Bourdain Revealed Times He Smoked Marijuana: 'When I Don't Need My Brain Anymore' - Forbes

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:40

Forbes

Anthony Bourdain Revealed Times He Smoked Marijuana: 'When I Don't Need My Brain Anymore'
Forbes
But in the months leading up to his death, it seems that Bourdain was saving all of his cannabis consumption for after hours. In one of his last interviews, Bourdain told Popula that it was somewhat difficult for him to function after smoking marijuana.

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City workers were surprised to learn some plants they were caring for were actually marijuana - CNN

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:50

CNN

City workers were surprised to learn some plants they were caring for were actually marijuana
CNN
Three marijuana plants have been found and turned in to police since June 29th, according to the Billings Gazette, which is a CNN affiliate. Officials think a prankster planted seeds in some of the large planters that decorate the town of 6,300 people ...
Wyoming City Workers Find Unexpected Weed In Planters: MarijuanaNPR
Pranksters plant marijuana in Wyoming city's flower pots - CBS NewsCBS News
Marijuana found in city plantersPowell Tribune

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The New York Department of Health just backed marijuana legalization - Vox

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:30

Vox

The New York Department of Health just backed marijuana legalization
Vox
The New York report comes in the middle of a very big year for marijuana legalization, from Canada legalizing pot to California opening the world's largest cannabis market. If New York followed suit, it could become the world's third-largest marijuana ...
Don't Fear the Reefer? Legal-pot push shifts to red statesFox News
Medical Cannabis Is Now Easier to Access in New York CityTheStranger.com
Marijuana legalization: New York State inches forwardMyTwinTiers.com
Oneonta Daily Star -NORML Blog (blog) -Politico
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NJ Seeks to Double Number of Medical-Marijuana Dispensaries - Bloomberg

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:17

Bloomberg

NJ Seeks to Double Number of Medical-Marijuana Dispensaries
Bloomberg
Of 25,000 patients registered to use marijuana legally in New Jersey, 10,000 have enrolled since January, when Murphy's term began. More than half of new participants have the conditions that New Jersey started to include in March: anxiety, migraines, ...
In New Jersey, Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It. But It Could Be Awhile.New York Times
Murphy seeks to double number of medical marijuana retailersNorthJersey.com
6 New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Coming to New JerseyNBC 10 Philadelphia
NJ.com -PhillyVoice.com
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Pranksters plant marijuana in Wyoming city's flower pots - CBS News

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:09

CBS News

Pranksters plant marijuana in Wyoming city's flower pots
CBS News
City workers in Wyoming were surprised when they found something a little out of the ordinary growing in the community potted plants -- real pot. The city of Powell, Wyoming, is home to some cheeky pranksters, who, officials believe, planted marijuana ...
Marijuana found in Wyoming city's public plantersMyPalmBeachPost
Pranksters plant marijuana plants in city-owned flower pots in Wyomingfox6now.com
Marijuana Found Growing In City-Owned Flower Pots - CBS PittsburghCBS Pittsburgh
WFTV Orlando -Fox News -Powell Tribune
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Only 20000 more signatures needed for recreational marijuana petition, organizers say - NewsOK.com

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:47

NewsOK.com

Only 20000 more signatures needed for recreational marijuana petition, organizers say
NewsOK.com
Activist group Green The Vote said Sunday that it has received more than 104,000 signatures to get a constitutional question about recreational marijuana on November's ballot, which means the group needs about 20,000 more. The number of signatures in ...
Recreational marijuana petition has more than two-thirds of required signatures, supporters sayKOKI FOX 23

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Will over-regulation of cannabis help sustain the black market? - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:47

The Globe and Mail

Will over-regulation of cannabis help sustain the black market?
The Globe and Mail
With the legalization of cannabis, the Government of Canada has a range of objectives: protecting children and youth by limiting their exposure and access to cannabis; protecting adult consumers by establishing a secure and high-quality supply of legal ...

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Shopify pursues cannabis retailers as legalization looms - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:46

The Globe and Mail

Shopify pursues cannabis retailers as legalization looms
The Globe and Mail
The Ottawa-based e-commerce firm is courting marijuana retailers to use its technology to run their websites, process transactions and manage inventory. Shopify has dabbled in the online sale of medical cannabis for five years, and recently won ...

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The Cult of Corporate Cannabis - Gig City

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 12:46

Gig City

The Cult of Corporate Cannabis
Gig City
Aurora Cannabis, the apparent flagship in this new business frontier, has embarked on what must be a ridiculously expensive PR campaign with its Illumination Series – 20 free concerts across Canada, featuring some of popular music's biggest draws in ...

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Efforts underway to legalize marijuana in NC - CBS17.com

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:59

CBS17.com

Efforts underway to legalize marijuana in NC
CBS17.com
"That first one spurred me to get involved." Now the head of North Carolina NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws), he and others are touring the Tar Heel State, talking with residents and hoping to see cannabis legalized in 2019.

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Marijuana advocates gather at Orlando expo - Orlando Sentinel

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:33

Orlando Sentinel

Marijuana advocates gather at Orlando expo
Orlando Sentinel
Advocates for the legalization of marijuana gathered at the Orlando Marijuana Expo, Saturday.About three dozen businesses, advocacy groups and educational centers from across Florida participated. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel). SEE MORE ...

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BRAUN: Nothing dope about legal cannabis - Toronto Sun

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:47

BRAUN: Nothing dope about legal cannabis
Toronto Sun
Nothing is dope about legal marijuana. October brings so-called legal weed, and with it a minefield of new laws aimed at protecting a monopoly. Nobody — and that includes politicians, police officers and law makers — seems to know what will happen next.

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Marijuana Mayhem: Drivers In Canada Set Up To Get Busted For Stoned Driving - Forbes

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 08:37

Forbes

Marijuana Mayhem: Drivers In Canada Set Up To Get Busted For Stoned Driving
Forbes
The agency's chosen system is a 12-step drug recognition expert (DRE) evaluation, which is said to detect “central nervous system depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, cannabis, central nervous system stimulants, hallucinogens and narcotic ...
How Canada legalising recreational marijuana could vault country to forefront of cannabis researchSouth China Morning Post
Cannabis producers oppose plans for 2.3 per cent federal levy on their revenuesThe Globe and Mail
Health Canada 'concerned' by cannabis companies sponsoring music festivalsCTV News
Motley Fool -PotNetwork (blog)
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Washington's first drive-thru marijuana dispensary opens in Auburn - KIRO Seattle

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:02

KIRO Seattle

Washington's first drive-thru marijuana dispensary opens in Auburn
KIRO Seattle
AUBURN, Wash. - Washington first drive-thru marijuana dispensary is now open for business in Auburn. Joint Rivers, located at 2121 Auburn Way South, is open everyday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and customers can choose from a variety of marijuana ...

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Dozens line up for cannabis job fair in East Sacramento - Sacramento Bee (blog)

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 16:40

Sacramento Bee (blog)

Dozens line up for cannabis job fair in East Sacramento
Sacramento Bee (blog)
Zevandah Barnes, one of the job seekers, said he is definitely an enthusiast of legalizing marijuana and is interested in working in the cannabis industry as either a driver, budtender or in processing, or perhaps one day developing his own strand of ...

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Health Canada 'concerned' by cannabis companies sponsoring music festivals - CTV News

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:12

CTV News

Health Canada 'concerned' by cannabis companies sponsoring music festivals
CTV News
Health Canada said Friday it's prepared to crack down on licensed medical marijuana producers who are sponsoring music festivals and other events. The federal department said it's “concerned” about some companies that have engaged in corporate ...
Canadian Cannabis Stocks Weighed Down By Capital Raises And New IssuesForbes

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Injured workers in Ontario advised to seek opioids instead of Cannabis - Straight.com

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 13:55

Straight.com

Injured workers in Ontario advised to seek opioids instead of Cannabis
Straight.com
After researching alternatives, Sagle decided that a strain of cannabis high in CBD and low in THC might help his condition. He consulted with his doctor and obtained his license for medical marijuana. Cannabis relieved his chronic pain without making ...

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