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Applications to grow cannabis for medicinal, research purposes now open - Eyewitness News

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 23:14

Eyewitness News

Applications to grow cannabis for medicinal, research purposes now open
Eyewitness News
Ambrosini, who had lung cancer, called for cannabis to become a legal pain-relief option for people with life-threatening illnesses. Now with the MCC's framework being gazetted on Friday and being available to the public, people can apply for a license ...

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Quebec once again asks Ottawa to delay deadline for marijuana legalization - BNN

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:52

BNN

Quebec once again asks Ottawa to delay deadline for marijuana legalization
BNN
The Quebec government asked the federal government again on Wednesday to push back the marijuana legalization deadline by one year, one day before the province tables its own cannabis bill. Ottawa has promised marijuana will be legal across Canada ...
Recreational pot: 'Cannabis Quebec' law to be tabled ThursdayMontreal Gazette
Quebec calls for one-year delay on legal marijuanaCTV News
Quebec expected to table cannabis legislation todayNational Post
CBC.ca -The Globe and Mail
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Legal, charter challenges budding for cannabis impaired driving laws, says lawyer - Calgary Herald

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:12

Calgary Herald

Legal, charter challenges budding for cannabis impaired driving laws, says lawyer
Calgary Herald
Alberta's impaired-driving enforcement is careening toward major logistical and court challenges over marijuana, a top Calgary defence lawyer said Wednesday. Uncertainties over the effects of cannabis on individual motorists, the lack of roadside ...

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Parsons says Newfoundland's marijuana strategy coming — soon - The Gander Beacon

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:05

The Gander Beacon

Parsons says Newfoundland's marijuana strategy coming — soon
The Gander Beacon
Justice Minister Andrew Parsons is asking for just a little bit of patience before the province unveils his plans for marijuana legalization. Parsons was asked about the issue by Opposition Leader Paul Davis in the House of Assembly Thursday, but he ...

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Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business - CBC.ca

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:26

CBC.ca

Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business
CBC.ca
I'm involved in the medical aspect that helps people greatly through the dispensing of medically prescribed marijuana cannabis. People suffering from chronic pain, people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep deprivation, the post events ...

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Ontario marijuana bill includes school bus safety law that has 'nothing to do with pot' - CBC.ca

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:11

CBC.ca

Ontario marijuana bill includes school bus safety law that has 'nothing to do with pot'
CBC.ca
The two seemingly unrelated issues are packed into one piece of legislation from Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberal government. Ontario's cannabis legislation, Bill 174, would regulate everything about the sale of recreational marijuana in the province ...

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San Francisco Almost Certainly Won't Be Selling Cannabis on Jan. 1 - Leafly

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:29

Leafly

San Francisco Almost Certainly Won't Be Selling Cannabis on Jan. 1
Leafly
SAN FRANCISCO—If you booked a New Year's trip to San Francisco—the birthplace of medical cannabis in America and the first city in the country to experiment with the concept of retail sales—in order to celebrate the dawn of the recreational ...
Pot-friendly San Francisco fights over recreational cannabisPress Herald
Cannabis industry must ensure equal opportunitySan Francisco Examiner

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How to Become a Judge at a Cannabis Competition - Leafly

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:01

Leafly

How to Become a Judge at a Cannabis Competition
Leafly
Becoming a judge at a cannabis competition may just be the ultimate bucket list item for a cannabis enthusiast. After all, the prospect of being given dozens of cannabis products to rate and review seems like a literal dream come true to the budding ...

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Cannabis edibles: 5 potent tips to make your experience more enjoyable - Straight.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20

Straight.com

Cannabis edibles: 5 potent tips to make your experience more enjoyable
Straight.com
There is a growing wave of cannabis edibles available in both legal markets and illegal markets, from infused drinks to gourmet chocolates. Whether the government has approved them or not, consumers are using them for pain relief, better sleep and a ...

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Master P Sues Cannabis Company You Left My Weed Biz High and Dry!!! - TMZ.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 18:22

TMZ.com

Master P Sues Cannabis Company You Left My Weed Biz High and Dry!!!
TMZ.com
Master P teamed up with a cannabis company to help spread his own brand of bud across California, but it bailed on him and cost him millions ... according to a new suit. The rap mogul joined the legal cannabis industry in November 2016 with the launch ...

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Aurora Cannabis makes proposal to acquire rival medical marijuana company CanniMed - Financial Post

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:55

Financial Post

Aurora Cannabis makes proposal to acquire rival medical marijuana company CanniMed
Financial Post
Vancouver-based Aurora Cannabis Inc. said Tuesday that it has made an all-share offer for CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., a fellow Canadian medical marijuana company. CanniMed shareholders will be entitled to receive up to $24 per CanniMed share – a ...
Aurora moves to acquire rival licensed marijuana producer CanniMedCTV News
Aurora Cannabis Submits Proposal to CanniMed Therapeutics BoardCanada NewsWire (press release)

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Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Cannabis-Friendly San Francisco - Leafly

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:53

Leafly

Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Cannabis-Friendly San Francisco
Leafly
San Francisco cannabis lovers will have to wait a little longer for supervisors to establish regulations over where to allow new recreational marijuana stores in January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to hold off on a temporary measure ...
San Francisco Isn't Prepared For Recreational Marijuana LegalizationCBS San Francisco Bay Area
Former supervisors threaten ballot measure over proposed cannabis rulesSFGate

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'We could make CanniMed sing': Aurora eyes 2nd place in Canadian cannabis market - BNN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:51

BNN

'We could make CanniMed sing': Aurora eyes 2nd place in Canadian cannabis market
BNN
Vancouver-based licensed marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis wants to acquire all of CanniMed's issued and outstanding stock in an all-share deal. More than a third of CanniMed's investors want the company to go through with the deal. BNN's Jameson ...
Aurora Cannabis' offer to buy CanniMed would be Canada's biggest marijuana takeover yetFinancial Post
$3 Billion Marijuana Merger in the Making: What It Could Mean for Marijuana StocksMotley Fool

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'They should take notice': RCMP prepare to crack down on illegal ... - CTV News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:49

CTV News

'They should take notice': RCMP prepare to crack down on illegal ...
CTV News
All marijuana dispensaries operating in Moncton without a licence, except for one that was closed, have been issued warnings from the RCMP.
Moncton medical marijuana dispensaries vow to serve patients ...Globalnews.ca

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Alberta introducing rules to align with federal cannabis legalization plan - CTV News

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:18

CTV News

Alberta introducing rules to align with federal cannabis legalization plan
CTV News
EDMONTON -- Alberta is putting the legislative pieces in place for legalized marijuana, starting with changes to align its rules with pending Criminal Code amendments. "Impaired driving is the leading cause of criminal death and injury in Canada," ...
New fines for impaired driving ahead of pot legalization | Edmonton ...Edmonton Journal
Alberta impaired driving laws being revised to respond to pot ...CBC.ca

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Up 60% in three days: Why investors are euphoric over Aurora Cannabis shares - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:14

The Globe and Mail

Up 60% in three days: Why investors are euphoric over Aurora Cannabis shares
The Globe and Mail
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is the latest marijuana stock to whip up investor frenzy, climbing nearly 60 per cent in the past three trading days and more than doubling since the start of the month amid speculation about its position in the pullulating ...

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Canopy Growth's second-quarter loss dampens marijuana stock rally - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:48

The Globe and Mail

Canopy Growth's second-quarter loss dampens marijuana stock rally
The Globe and Mail
Not every marijuana firm was caught in the selloff. Aurora Cannabis Inc. jumped 7 per cent, Cronos Group Inc. rose 11 per cent and Newstrike Resources Ltd., the penny stock backed by members of the Tragically Hip band, increased 7 per cent. The entire ...
'I don't think they overtaxed': Canopy CEO on Feds' marijuana planBNN

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Former Toronto police chief Julian Fantino heads marijuana ... - Toronto Star

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:02

Toronto Star

Former Toronto police chief Julian Fantino heads marijuana ...
Toronto Star
Julian Fantino says he embarked on a 'fact-finding mission' to learn more about medical marijuana after serving as Minister of Veterans Affairs in the Harper ...
Former police chief who once said legalizing pot is like legalizing ...CBC.ca

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Sessions: Obama Marijuana Policy Remains In Effect - Forbes

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 08:09

Forbes

Sessions: Obama Marijuana Policy Remains In Effect
Forbes
Obama-era guidance that allows states to legalize marijuana without federal interference remains in effect, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday during a congressional hearing. He also conceded that cannabis is not as dangerous as heroin ...
Sessions Concedes Marijuana Not as Dangerous as Heroin, but Still IllegalNewsweek
12-Year-Old Sues Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Legalize Medical MarijuanaNBCNews.com

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