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Truro cannabis plant contract awarded - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 15:39

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Truro cannabis plant contract awarded
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Dreams of a medical marijuana production facility in Truro are one step closer to fruition. The Truro Herbal Co. (THC) has awarded a contract to Lindsay's Construction of Dartmouth for the development of a state-of-the-art cannabis production facility ...

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Huge marijuana fight explodes in Hawaii - BABW News

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 14:33

BABW News

Huge marijuana fight explodes in Hawaii
BABW News
Hawaii's first medical cannabis dispensary is already having to suspend sales just five days after it began selling marijuana, and the operators aren't happy, lashing out at the government in a scathing statement. The reason for the suspension is ...
Maui medical marijuana dispensary to close temporarilyMiami Herald

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Column: Marijuana is here to stay - The Detroit News

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 13:52

The Detroit News

Column: Marijuana is here to stay
The Detroit News
We think the latter, which is why we've organized the National Cannabis Summit, to be held Aug. 28-30, in Denver, as the first forum for states and stakeholders to gather and have a neutral, objective, and open conversation about the hard questions.
Marijuana politics emerge as 2020 flash pointPolitico
Is Sessions's Opposition to Legal Marijuana Racially Motivated?Newsweek
Marijuana Legalization May Gain Prominence in 2020 ElectionNewsmax

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Medical cannabis giants eye UK for next 'green rush' ahead of the industry's first conference in London - Telegraph.co.uk

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 12:26

Telegraph.co.uk

Medical cannabis giants eye UK for next 'green rush' ahead of the industry's first conference in London
Telegraph.co.uk
It may seem like an eccentric choice, given cannabis is illegal in Britain. But Saul Kaye, the Israeli entrepreneur behind the event, is confident the country is on the cusp of decriminalising marijuana and ushering in a “green rush” of investment.

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Judge halts Nevada marijuana regulators' licensing move - National Post

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 11:31

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Judge halts Nevada marijuana regulators' licensing move
National Post
LAS VEGAS — For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won't be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2uT17Fd) that a judge on Friday sided with the ...
Distribution of marijuana issue returns to court for a third time this weekNews3LV

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Israel Could Become Major Exporter of Medical Marijuana - Haaretz

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 09:45

Haaretz

Israel Could Become Major Exporter of Medical Marijuana
Haaretz
Israel's medical marijuana industry is considered a world leader, with delegations from all over the world coming to learn from the country's largest growers. Because Israel has been providing medical marijuana products to Israeli patients for over a ...

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Why marijuana isn't just 'cannabis' (Guest opinion) - OregonLive.com

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 08:00

OregonLive.com

Why marijuana isn't just 'cannabis' (Guest opinion)
OregonLive.com
The people who grow and sell marijana, the people who make up -- and cater to -- the booming industry that is "marijuana," invariably refer to the drug as "cannabis." Consciously or not, this is an attempt to reform the public's view of an increasingly ...

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California finds 'pot of gold' in wine and weed - CNBC

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 07:06

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California finds 'pot of gold' in wine and weed
CNBC
On a warm summer evening at a vineyard in Sonoma, California, a group of well-heeled guests gathered at a local Sonoma vineyard sipping rose, feasting on food... and smoking cannabis. The event was hosted by marijuana entrepreneurs looking to build ...
Hey, Marijuana Stock Investors: This Senator Just Introduced a Bill That Completely Legalizes WeedMadison.com

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Holy smoke! The church of cannabis - The Guardian

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 23:00

The Guardian

Holy smoke! The church of cannabis
The Guardian
They open the doors from Thursday to Sunday for smoke-free public viewing, with private cannabis services held on Friday nights. It seems to be growing. That's not surprising. Medical marijuana was legalised in Colorado in 2000 – the first state to ...

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The good oil: Inside South Australia's first medicinal marijuana facility - The Advertiser

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:57

The Advertiser

The good oil: Inside South Australia's first medicinal marijuana facility
The Advertiser
When his 25ml vials of cannabis oil become available to be prescribed next month, Mr Condina will be the provider of an Australian-made product patients are desperate for, but have for so long struggled to access. In his suburban Adelaide manufacturing ...

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UFC Prospect Sean O'Malley Discusses Smoking Marijuana with Snoop Dogg - Bleacher Report

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 15:33

UFC Prospect Sean O'Malley Discusses Smoking Marijuana with Snoop Dogg
Bleacher Report
Sean O'Malley, a 22-year-old mixed martial arts fighter who was recently awarded a UFC contract, recently had a friendly encounter with Snoop Dogg that resulted in the two men sharing a joint. Following a knockout victory over Alfred Khashakyan during ...

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Terpenes: What happens when these aromatic compounds in cannabis enter the body? - Straight.com

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:02

Straight.com

Terpenes: What happens when these aromatic compounds in cannabis enter the body?
Straight.com
If you've been keeping up with our series on terpenes, you'll be familiar with what they are, and how they interact with other compounds in cannabis to create something called the entourage effect. But what do these powerful organic compounds actually ...

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Marijuana mapping company puts up pro-legalization advertisements in Michigan - MLive.com

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 03:10

MLive.com

Marijuana mapping company puts up pro-legalization advertisements in Michigan
MLive.com
Subject matter includes statistics on a decrease in opioid deaths and tax revenue increases in states that have legalized marijuana, Medicaid savings as a result of legalization and positive employment statistics in cannabis-related industries. In ...

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Pot-Sniffing Dogs Role Unclear With Marijuana Legalized - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 22:02

Pot-Sniffing Dogs Role Unclear With Marijuana Legalized
U.S. News & World Report
Since the McKnight decision, Denver has planned to start using some dogs not trained to detect marijuana. Meanwhile, police in Pueblo have no plans to phase out their cannabis-capable canines. At the time of publication, police in Fort Collins ...

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Poughkeepsie police discover two pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop - Poughkeepsie Journal

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:37

Poughkeepsie Journal

Poughkeepsie police discover two pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop
Poughkeepsie Journal
A Poughkeepsie woman was arrested with more than a pound of marijuana in her vehicle Thursday following a traffic stop in the Town of Wappinger. Jamila Chlih, 22, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony, and the ...

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How to kill the marijuana black market - The Denver Post

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:56

The Denver Post

How to kill the marijuana black market
The Denver Post
J., has recently introduced legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level. His bill will no doubt inspire the standard criticisms, one of which is that legalization does not eliminate the black market. Kevin Sabet, director of the Drug Policy ...

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Cannabis Industry Weekly Update 8/11/2017 - Forbes

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:57

Cannabis Industry Weekly Update 8/11/2017
Forbes
The Marijuana Index started Monday at 114 and ticked down to a close of 109 on Thursday. Investors haven't been too happy with a failed drug trial and disappointing earnings. The big bomb this week was Zynerba Pharmaceuticals. There were high hopes ...

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Feds to Study Medical Marijuana's Effect on Opioid Use - Leafly

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 11:43

Leafly

Feds to Study Medical Marijuana's Effect on Opioid Use
Leafly
... reliance on medical cannabis to manage and alleviate their pain. Notably, the study will use real medical cannabis from licensed dispensaries in New York State, not the lower-quality “research grade” cannabis grown by federal contractors in ...

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How and When to Flush Cannabis Plants - Leafly

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:59

Leafly

How and When to Flush Cannabis Plants
Leafly
When starting out as a cannabis grower, “flushing” is a term you might be unfamiliar with. Although visions of frantically trying to shove a cannabis plant down a toilet may come to mind, flushing is actually when you stop feeding the plants nutrients ...

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