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Many questions remain on cannabis legalization in Alberta communities - Edmonton Journal

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:40

Edmonton Journal

Many questions remain on cannabis legalization in Alberta communities
Edmonton Journal
Changing societal attitudes toward drug-impaired driving will be a considerable task for Alberta as the province gears up for legalization later this year, said Ethan Bayne, executive director strategy and planning for the Alberta Cannabis Secretariat ...

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Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March - The Denver Post

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 17:25

The Denver Post

Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March
The Denver Post
The latest data epitomize some ongoing sales trends in Colorado's maturing marijuana industry: Recreational sales continue to take bigger pieces of the pie, and the industry is still growing — but no longer by leaps-and-bounds. Economists and analysts ...
Marijuana taxes grow but only small part of state revenueThe Hill
Here's Where You Can Legally Get CannabisTheStreet.com

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Why Is YouTube Cracking Down on Cannabis Videos? - TheStranger.com

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:26

TheStranger.com

Why Is YouTube Cracking Down on Cannabis Videos?
TheStranger.com
Channels that have been eliminated by YouTube include the US-based channels Greenbox Grown (13,000 subscribers), That High Couple, (28,000 subscribers), GreenGenes Garden (43,000 subscribers), and Canada's largest cannabis channel, UrbanRemo (190,000 ...

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Halifax brings fight against cannabis store to NS Supreme Court - CBC - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:06

CBC.ca

Halifax brings fight against cannabis store to NS Supreme Court - CBC
CBC.ca
Halifax Regional Municipality is taking the fight against cannabis shops to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. The municipality has applied for an order to close Coastal Cannapy Medical Dispensary Inc. on Agricola Street after the shop remained open in ...
HRM applies for Supreme Court order to shut down cannabis dispensaryHalifaxToday.ca
Halifax going to court to shut down cannabis dispensary operating without permitToronto Star

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Most Marijuana Dispensaries Give Inaccurate Advice on Pot in Pregnancy - Live Science

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 14:05

Live Science

Most Marijuana Dispensaries Give Inaccurate Advice on Pot in Pregnancy
Live Science
The study surveyed 400 marijuana dispensaries in Colorado, and nearly 70 percent said they would recommend marijuana products for women experiencing nausea in early pregnancy. Most dispensary employees cited their personal opinions when making the ...
Nearly 280 marijuana stores in Colorado suggested cannabis for pregnancy-related nausea, a new study shows ...The Denver Post
California's marijuana tax collections lag below expectationsSacramento Bee
Many cannabis dispensaries recommend pot to pregnant womenEyewitness News
Fortune -The Denver Channel -FOX31 Denver
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Sarah Remesch (VIRIDE), Cannabis Entrepreneur Extraordinaire - Forbes

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 11:53

Forbes

Sarah Remesch (VIRIDE), Cannabis Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
Forbes
Sarah is not your typical cannabis entrepreneur. She is brimming with excitement and wants to share her own personal story of how she got into this business and the way of cannabis- and why now? But first the Viride Geopipe, which is how this article ...

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Canada should not proceed with the legalization of marijuana as planned - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 05:33

CBC.ca

Canada should not proceed with the legalization of marijuana as planned
CBC.ca
The recent confusion and ambiguity is only the latest confusion and ambiguity from the Liberals on the marijuana file. From the beginning it was apparent that the move was mendaciously promoted as a means to circumvent organized crime and to protect ...
Legal marijuana is set to outsell liquor in Canada by 2020Business Insider
Cannabis Prices In Canada Are Way Lower Than In The US, Data ShowsHuffPost Canada
Canadian companies dominate global marijuana trade, says reportOttawa Citizen
The Globe and Mail -Financial Post -Marijuana Business Daily
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How do you move mountains of unwanted weed? - The Guardian

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 04:29

The Guardian

How do you move mountains of unwanted weed?
The Guardian
This month, WW spoke to two dozen people across Oregon's cannabis industry. They describe a bleak scene: small businesses laying off employees and shrinking operations. Farms shuttering. People losing their life's savings are unable to declare ...

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Canada's appetite for legal cannabis could be almost as big as it is for wine, CIBC says - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 01:00

CBC.ca

Canada's appetite for legal cannabis could be almost as big as it is for wine, CIBC says
CBC.ca
"We believe that by 2020, the legal market for adult-use cannabis will approach $6.5 billion in retail sales," CIBC said. "For context, this is greater than the amount of spirits sold in this country, and approaches wine in scale." The federal ...
Canadian companies dominate global marijuana trade, says reportOttawa Citizen
Cannabis sales to exceed hard liquor sales by 2020: CIBCThe Globe and Mail
Cannabis sales to top hard liquor by 2020, but there will be 'many losers'Financial Post
Priceonomics -Marijuana Business Daily
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Cannabis conundrum: Field of dreams or destruction of prime agricultural land? - Times Colonist

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 23:09

Times Colonist

Cannabis conundrum: Field of dreams or destruction of prime agricultural land?
Times Colonist
“We're not against marijuana, we're against having large-scale cannabis factories on prime farmland,” said Ken Marriette, the group's spokesman. Jim Gowans, an organic farmer in the Martindale Valley, said the cannabis project contradicts the intent of ...

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'Community outreach meeting' set for Rt. 10 marijuana shop in Easthampton - MassLive.com

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 18:36

MassLive.com

'Community outreach meeting' set for Rt. 10 marijuana shop in Easthampton
MassLive.com
EASTHAMPTON -- The number of entities hoping to sell recreational marijuana in the city now stands at four. Holistic Industries, Inc. has announced plans to open an adult-use recreational cannabis shop at 155 Northampton St., the former Hairy's Pet ...

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Vancouver Island cannabis edibles company raided by police - Straight.com

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:22

Straight.com

Vancouver Island cannabis edibles company raided by police
Straight.com
In March 2017, it ordered the City of Victoria to ban the sale of edible cannabis products in dispensaries. Despite the raid, Mota's Facebook and Instagram accounts have been updated within the last 24 hours, but post on neither platform give any ...

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BC's cannabis tax could reap $110 million or more in a few years: consultant - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 14:52

Vancouver Sun

BC's cannabis tax could reap $110 million or more in a few years: consultant
Vancouver Sun
Larsen argues that applying GST and PST to cannabis sales should generate more than enough revenue to fund administration of rules around legal marijuana without an additional excise tax, and said there should be no taxes at all on medical marijuana ...

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Meghan Markle's Nephew Is Growing Weed in Oregon—and Created a Cannabis Strain In Her Honor - Willamette Week

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:13

Willamette Week

Meghan Markle's Nephew Is Growing Weed in Oregon—and Created a Cannabis Strain In Her Honor
Willamette Week
The strain, first reported by the London Daily Mail, is part of a line of cannabis products Dooley is branding as "Royally Grown." Dooley hopes they will bring in big money for his business at a time when profit margins have been tight for the ...

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Cynthia Nixon called marijuana licenses a “form of reparations” for black people. Not exactly. - Vox

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:00

Vox

Cynthia Nixon called marijuana licenses a “form of reparations” for black people. Not exactly.
Vox
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is facing criticism after suggesting that giving black people access to marijuana licenses could serve as a “form of reparations” for black communities. The controversy started after Nixon, who is ...
How Marijuana Legalization Will Affect Your Ability To Enter The USHuffPost Canada
You Would Have Thought This Liberal Senator Already Supported Legal Marijuana, but Now She Actually DoesEntrepreneur
How close is New York to legalizing marijuana?Albany Times Union
Forbes -Motley Fool -The Root -New York Daily News
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Rezoning approved for Saint John cannabis processor, despite objections - CBC.ca

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 04:20

CBC.ca

Rezoning approved for Saint John cannabis processor, despite objections
CBC.ca
"They had a number of different options, and we [Saint John] weren't their first choice," said Milbury. "Quite honestly at the end of the day, their business is going to continue, whether it happens here or whether it happens somewhere else." After two ...

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Federal-provincial harmony to foster 'more robust' marijuana sector than in US (Put that in your pipeline and smoke it) - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 02:09

The Globe and Mail

Federal-provincial harmony to foster 'more robust' marijuana sector than in US (Put that in your pipeline and smoke it)
The Globe and Mail
“The harmonized federal-provincial approach to legalizing marijuana will avoid the complications that have arisen in the U.S., where cannabis remains illegal under federal law but legal in some individual states,” Moody's said. “As some stores and ...

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Canada plans to legalize weed – but will those charged with crimes get amnesty? - The Guardian

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 22:30

Forbes

Canada plans to legalize weed – but will those charged with crimes get amnesty?
The Guardian
Robyn Maynard, author of Policing Black Lives, said: “White and black communities use cannabis and other drugs at similar rates, but black communities have been disproportionately targeted for police stops, cannabis arrests and incarceration.” The ...
Cannabis Industry Could Be 'A Form Of Reparations,' Says Cynthia ...Forbes
Cynthia Nixon: Marijuana industry could be 'a form of reparations'The Hill
How to Invest in Cannabis - In Its Many FormsTheStreet.com
Yahoo News -New York Daily News -High Times
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BC hospitals lack policies, struggle to accommodate medical cannabis patients - Toronto Star

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:01

Toronto Star

BC hospitals lack policies, struggle to accommodate medical cannabis patients
Toronto Star
Patients prescribed medical marijuana face a patchwork of policies and ad hoc accommodations for their treatment that's compounded by conflicting legislation and lack of proper administration for medical cannabis, a StarMetro investigation has found ...

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Should I Call 911 When My Friends Start Flipping Out On Marijuana? - Forbes

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 16:43

Forbes

Should I Call 911 When My Friends Start Flipping Out On Marijuana?
Forbes
It is at that point when she starts belting out a cornucopia of strange, colorful obscenities and begging for someone, anyone to call 911. But is summoning emergency assistance the right move in this situation? The short answer is no. Depending on ...

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