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Marijuana legalization effort vaults a hurdle with no outside challenge to signatures - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:41

Detroit Free Press

Marijuana legalization effort vaults a hurdle with no outside challenge to signatures
Detroit Free Press
The push to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use got a boost Friday when a deadline for opposition groups to challenge petition signatures passed and no one stepped up. Now it will be up to the Secretary of State's election office to review a ...
Should Illinois legalize recreational marijuana?Chicago Tribune

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Why cannabis shouldn't be considered a gateway drug: Calgary ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 14:34

CBC.ca

Why cannabis shouldn't be considered a gateway drug: Calgary ...
CBC.ca
The legalization of marijuana in Canada is just five months away, but there are still questions and misconceptions in many people's minds surrounding cannabis.
Cannabis legalization revives nearly defunct California marijuana ID CardThe Mercury News

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Marijuana remains illegal on Lake Champlain despite Vermont legalization - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 13:42

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Marijuana remains illegal on Lake Champlain despite Vermont legalization
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Possessing small amounts of marijuana will become legal under Vermont law in less than five months, but those who imbibe might want to think twice before taking pot onto Lake Champlain. The lake is considered "federal water" because New York and Canada ...

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Military to spend $170000 so leaders can see what it's like to be stoned on marijuana - National Post

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:39

National Post

Military to spend $170000 so leaders can see what it's like to be stoned on marijuana
National Post
The Canadian Forces is buying kits that will let its leaders experience what it's like to be stoned on marijuana. The “marijuana simulation kits” will include “marijuana impairment goggles,” among other items. The Canadian Forces wants to acquire 26 of ...

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Marijuana sales overtake alcohol in US city for first time | The ... - The Independent

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:33

The Independent

Marijuana sales overtake alcohol in US city for first time | The ...
The Independent
Sales of marijuana have overtaken alcohol in a city in Colorado, three years after the state became the first in the US to legalise recreational use of the drug. Licensed vendors in the ski resort of Aspen raked in $11.3m (£8.2m) income from cannabis ...
Marijuana outstrips booze sales for first time in Aspen | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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Girl Scout sells 300 cookie boxes in six hours after setting up outside ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:44

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Girl Scout sells 300 cookie boxes in six hours after setting up outside ...
Telegraph.co.uk
An entrepreneurial American girl scout has caused controversy after selling hundreds of cookies by setting up shop outside a marijuana dispensary. The girl, who has not been named, sold more than 300 boxes in six hours after she began selling outside a ...
A Girl Scout sold 300 boxes of cookies — near a legal marijuana ...Vox

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Washington pot-tracking system, already dogged with problems, was hacked, state says - Seattle Times

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 20:46

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Washington pot-tracking system, already dogged with problems, was hacked, state says
Seattle Times
... hack were discovered Saturday by MJ Freeway, the company providing the data service and pot-tracking software. On Monday, the company identified the problem as a “possible security incident” and notified the LCB, according to a message that went ...
Washington Regulators: 'Security Incident' Caused Cannabis-Tracking WoesLeafly

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Texas' first cannabis dispensary has opened near Austin, but don't expect to find pot brownies - Dallas News

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 20:01

Dallas News

Texas' first cannabis dispensary has opened near Austin, but don't expect to find pot brownies
Dallas News
Texas' first cannabis dispensary opened Thursday, but it looks nothing like the ones in states where recreational marijuana is legal. At Compassionate Cultivation's dispensary near Austin, customers won't find marijuana to smoke or pot brownies and ...
2-Year-Old Boy Among First To Get Medical Marijuana In TexasCBS DFW
Lawmaker wants to expand medical cannabis, as first dispensary opens in TexasWFAA
First medical marijuana dispensary opens in Texas: What you need to knowKPRC Click2Houston
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Provinces push ahead despite later possible end to marijuana ... - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:25

The Globe and Mail

Provinces push ahead despite later possible end to marijuana ...
The Globe and Mail
Most provinces say they will continue crafting the numerous regulations needed to meet the original timeline of July.

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What Are Cannabis Flavonoids and What Do They Do? - Leafly

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:11

Leafly

What Are Cannabis Flavonoids and What Do They Do?
Leafly
Flavonoids are not unique to the cannabis plant. Scientists have identified thousands of them all throughout nature, from flowers to fruits and vegetables. However, there are some that are known to be found only within cannabis. These are known as ...

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Liberty Twp. puts block on marijuana dispensaries - Cincinnati.com

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:14

Cincinnati.com

Liberty Twp. puts block on marijuana dispensaries
Cincinnati.com
LIBERTY TWP. – Businesses related to the medical marijuana industry will not be allowed in Liberty Township. Trustees this week adopted changes to the township zoning code that define medical marijuana and related uses – and then prohibits them in all ...

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Aurora sees cannabis revenues soar on German exports | Financial ... - Financial Post

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:45

Financial Post

Aurora sees cannabis revenues soar on German exports | Financial ...
Financial Post
Aurora Cannabis Inc. saw revenues jump more than 200 per cent year-over-year in the second quarter, buoyed by strong patient growth and increased sales into Germany. In the three months leading up to Dec. 31, Aurora, the second-largest Canadian ...

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Pot consumers paying less than $7 a gram, Statistics Canada survey finds - CBC.ca

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:37

CBC.ca

Pot consumers paying less than $7 a gram, Statistics Canada survey finds
CBC.ca
Canadians pay an average of less than $7 a gram for pot, according to Statistics Canada data collected through a crowdsourcing pilot project. More than 15,000 Canadians have participated in StatsCan's online survey since Jan. 25, exceeding expectations ...

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Seattle Moves To Dismiss Marijuana Misdemeanors - NPR

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:20

NPR

Seattle Moves To Dismiss Marijuana Misdemeanors
NPR
Seattle's mayor and city attorney announced plans to ask the courts to vacate all misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions that were prosecuted before it was legalized in Washington state in 2012 — a move that could affect the records of hundreds ...
Seattle to vacate hundreds of misdemeanor marijuana convictions ...Seattle Times
Seattle Is Looking to Drop Old Marijuana ConvictionsJezebel
Seattle announces plan to vacate old marijuana convictionsThe FADER
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Edible cannabis products most likely to send 4/20 revellers to poison control - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:51

Vancouver Sun

Edible cannabis products most likely to send 4/20 revellers to poison control
Vancouver Sun
“The 4/20 cannabis calls represent a real spike, way over what we see on ordinary days,” said Dr. Tom Kosatsky, medical director of environmental health services for the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. He acknowledged that the total number of calls ...

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Municipalities deciding how to respond to BC's cannabis retail plan - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:35

Vancouver Sun

Municipalities deciding how to respond to BC's cannabis retail plan
Vancouver Sun
Municipalities in Metro Vancouver have taken a variety of approaches to retail marijuana sales, from referring the matter to staff and forming committees, to coming up with their own frameworks before the announcement. Dan Layng, chief licence ...

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