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How legal cannabis actually made things worse for sick people in Oregon - The Guardian

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 02:00

The Guardian

How legal cannabis actually made things worse for sick people in Oregon
The Guardian
Ironically, Oregon's medical marijuana market has been on a downward spiral since the state legalized cannabis for recreational use in 2014. The option of making big money inspired many medical businesses to go recreational, dramatically shifting the ...

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Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice - Forbes

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 20:16

Forbes

Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice
Forbes
CBD, the non-psychoactive (non-intoxicating) compound in cannabis, has already been shown to improve side effects of chemotherapy like nausea and vomiting. The latest results provide more justification for testing in humans, building on prior animal ...
Substance in cannabis 'could boost pancreatic cancer treatments'The Guardian
Medical cannabis extract could help pancreatic cancer patients live longer, early study suggestsThe Independent
California nixes marijuana- and hemp-infused alcoholic beveragesMarijuana Business Daily
Independent.ie
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Council passes marijuana retail bylaw - Regina Leader-Post

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 16:19

Regina Leader-Post

Council passes marijuana retail bylaw
Regina Leader-Post
After months of debate and finagling over zoning details, Regina finally has a bylaw regulating where cannabis dispensaries can open in the city. Councillors passed a bylaw Monday that will authorize the city's six licensed cannabis retail stores to ...

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Ontario's cannabis retail system will be open for business when marijuana is legalized Oct. 17, province says - Toronto Star

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 14:26

Toronto Star

Ontario's cannabis retail system will be open for business when marijuana is legalized Oct. 17, province says
Toronto Star
Ontario will have a cannabis retail system open for business when recreational marijuana is legalized across the country in less than three months, says Finance Minister Vic Fedeli. “We are going to be operational by Oct. 17,” Fedeli said Monday as ...

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Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding - Forbes

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:14

Forbes

Cannabis Farmers Will Qualify For Some Federal Funding
Forbes
When Canada officially launches its recreational marijuana market later this year, the federal government will provide the nation's cannabis farmers with some of the same funding opportunities as other green thumb industrialists. Earlier this month ...

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Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers ... - National Post

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:27

National Post

Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers ...
National Post
OTTAWA — The federal government's crackdown on drug-impaired driving has taken a big step forward, as the Justice Department is set to give its blessing to ...

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Georgian Court Abolishes Fines For Marijuana Consumption - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 08:23

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Georgian Court Abolishes Fines For Marijuana Consumption
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
It added that punishing a person for consuming cannabis would comply with the constitution only if consumption put a third party at risk. "According to the applicants [Zurab Japaridze and Vakhtang Megrelishvili], the consumption of marijuana is not an ...
Georgia's High Court Removes Marijuana Possession PenaltiesMarijuana Moment
Smoking Marijuana Legalized in Georgia - Georgia Today on the WebGeorgia Today
Constitutional court outlaws all punishment for cannabis consumption in GeorgiaOC Media

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China Is Blaming Canada For Its Cannabis Problem But Producing 50% Of The World's Supply - Forbes

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 05:34

Forbes

China Is Blaming Canada For Its Cannabis Problem But Producing 50% Of The World's Supply
Forbes
The Chinese government has long blamed the maple-blanketed country for its handling of tons of illegal cannabis imports. Those officials have a right to be somewhat perturbed, as roughly 20% of Canada's total marijuana production ($1.2 billion worth ...
Health Canada's cannabis education campaign “perpetuates demonization of cannabis,” says activistMy Yellowknife Now
Which of these 6 states will be next to legalize marijuana? | TheHillThe Hill
News Flash: The Marijuana Stock Bubble May Already Be BurstingMotley Fool
SmallCapPower (press release)
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80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy - Financial Post

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:51

Financial Post

80 days from marijuana legalization, retail rollout is still hazy
Financial Post
Ontario Cannabis Store, modeled closely on the Liquor Control Board of Ontario alcohol-sales monopoly, is focused on ensuring the province is ready for cannabis legalization and is working closely with the Ford government, the agency said in an email.
Globe editorial: The Ford government gets it right on cannabis sales ...The Globe and Mail
Public employee's union blasts move to private cannabis sales in OntarioDaily Hive

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From hydroponics to robotics, a medical cannabis grower took StarMetro through his process from seed to harvest - Toronto Star

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 02:04

Toronto Star

From hydroponics to robotics, a medical cannabis grower took StarMetro through his process from seed to harvest
Toronto Star
ARDROSSAN, ALTA.–Hydroponics, robotics, high-powered lights — growing weed on an industrial level is a serious business. But according to one local independent grower, getting cannabis to flower is as simple as tending to a house plant. Tom Neumann ...

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Couple take desperate measures in medicinal cannabis case - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 20:27

Stuff.co.nz

Couple take desperate measures in medicinal cannabis case
Stuff.co.nz
A Taranaki mother left paralysed by a debilitating disease has had to resort to desperate measures to access cannabis for medicinal purposes while politicians wrestle with law reforms. In October last year, Helen Old, who is paralysed from the neck ...

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First Nations urging Ottawa to include cannabis in drugs covered by non-insured drug benefit plan - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 17:03

The Globe and Mail

First Nations urging Ottawa to include cannabis in drugs covered by non-insured drug benefit plan
The Globe and Mail
A medical marijuana company led by Phil Fontaine, a former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, has hired a well-connected lobby firm to convince the federal government that cannabis should be included in the Non-Insured Health Benefits ...

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Recreational marijuana petition surpasses signature requirement, organizers say - NewsOK.com

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:58

NewsOK.com

Recreational marijuana petition surpasses signature requirement, organizers say
NewsOK.com
An activist group that had sought to get a constitutional state question regarding recreational marijuana placed on the November ballot appears to have scored a major victory in that push. Green The Vote announced Sunday that it has compiled enough ...
Marijuana petition to get state constitutional question on November ballot surpasses required signature thresholdTulsa World
Group says it reached signature goal to put recreational marijuana on November ballotKOCO Oklahoma City
Signature Goal Reached To Put Recreational Marijuana On November Ballot, Group Says5newsonline.com
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Largest Cannabis Community Market in Israel to Accept Bitcoin Payments - Bitcoin News (press release)

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:56

Bitcoin News (press release)

Largest Cannabis Community Market in Israel to Accept Bitcoin Payments
Bitcoin News (press release)
“Canna Tech” startups have sprung up, agricultural companies have established sophisticated farms to supply pharmacies around the world with medical marijuana, and Israeli investors have been clamoring to get in on the action. Stocks related to the ...

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Globe editorial: The Ford government gets it right on cannabis sales - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 14:00

The Globe and Mail

Globe editorial: The Ford government gets it right on cannabis sales
The Globe and Mail
But if Premier Ford's understanding of the cannabis market has its roots in a misspent youth, the legal weed regime he plans to implement, according to another Globe report this week, will bear little resemblance to the drive-thru drug bazaars of ...
Cannabis companies would have to scramble to build stores in Ontario if Doug Ford changes rulesFinancial Post
Ontario government now wants to privatize marijuana sales: reportCityNews
Report: PC government to allow privatized marijuana salesCHCH News
iPolitics.ca
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Calgary to start accepting cannabis store applications on Monday - Toronto Star

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 13:57

Toronto Star

Calgary to start accepting cannabis store applications on Monday
Toronto Star
CALGARY — Prospective cannabis retailers will start to learn on Monday whether they'll be able to open for business when legalization rolls around. About 260 applications have been filed to the city's planning and development department. According to ...

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Canada is lighting the way on cannabis regulation – so we need to get it right - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 12:03

The Globe and Mail

Canada is lighting the way on cannabis regulation – so we need to get it right
The Globe and Mail
Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is expected to announce this week that the province will abandon its predecessor's plan to sell cannabis at government-run retail stores, and instead allow privately owned dispensaries. The available ...

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Port Hardy council passes bylaw to allow recreational cannabis sales - North Island Gazette

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 11:48

Port Hardy council passes bylaw to allow recreational cannabis sales
North Island Gazette
“Just so I don't have a ton of people knocking on the door tomorrow wanting to put in their cannabis retail applications… until the province has rolled out their final say on the licensing, the district isn't going to be entertaining business ...

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Burnaby's plan to bar private cannabis shops heads to public hearing - Burnaby Now

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 10:17

Burnaby Now

Burnaby's plan to bar private cannabis shops heads to public hearing
Burnaby Now
Burnaby residents will have the chance to voice their thoughts on local cannabis sales at a public hearing on Aug. 28. City council will open the floor for discussion on its proposed approach to recreational pot sales, which includes shutting out ...

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