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Cities fight for legal marijuana revenue as Ottawa reveals minimum $1 per gram tax - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:38

CBC.ca

Cities fight for legal marijuana revenue as Ottawa reveals minimum $1 per gram tax
CBC.ca
"Preparing the bulk of Canada's police forces to enforce new cannabis rules — with appropriate training, systems and resources — is a massive and costly undertaking." Gerbasi says the $161 million already earmarked by the federal government for ...

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Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom - Bloomberg

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:09

Bloomberg

Marijuana's Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom
Bloomberg
“The marijuana industry is still primarily white male, but if the glass ceiling was 12 feet high in the banking industry, I think in marijuana it feels like it's 20 feet high,” Amy Andrle, co-owner of L'Eagle Services, a Colorado-based cannabis ...

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Cannabis producers skeptical of whether Ontario's plan can compete with black market - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 06:02

Globalnews.ca

Cannabis producers skeptical of whether Ontario's plan can compete with black market
Globalnews.ca
Without private cannabis companies and proper branding, the Ontario government's plan to roll out the sale of marijuana won't be able to compete with the current black market, advocates say. The current plan includes plain packaging, which wouldn't ...

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In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Marijuana Gets Tougher - NPR

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 02:01

NPR

In The Age Of Legalization, Talking To Kids About Marijuana Gets Tougher
NPR
Recreational marijuana is now legal for adults in California, which could bring a massive boom in drug sales and advertising when stores can begin selling the drug without a prescription in January. But it's bringing a new challenge, too. Raygoza ...

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Arnold dad-to-be had up to £50000 of cannabis growing at his home - Nottingham Post

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:39

Nottingham Post

Arnold dad-to-be had up to £50000 of cannabis growing at his home
Nottingham Post
He admitted producing cannabis at his home in Hawthorne Avenue, Arnold, and possession of amphetamines. Will Bennett, mitigating, said Daws' wife is due to give birth next year. She wants to stop smoking and make their home smoke-free. "He has a very ...

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Marijuana Legalization: States, Cities Where Weed Won in ... - Inverse - Inverse

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 18:41

Inverse

Marijuana Legalization: States, Cities Where Weed Won in ... - Inverse
Inverse
In November 2017, many cities and states voted for laws that ease the penalization of marijuana as a crime and for candidates who want to reform weed ...
Marijuana Won Tuesday's ElectionForbes

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Marijuana could be legal in New Jersey as soon as April - Time Out (blog)

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 15:47

Time Out (blog)

Marijuana could be legal in New Jersey as soon as April
Time Out (blog)
Following Democrat Phil Murphy's victory in New Jersey's gubernatorial election on Tuesday, marijuana legalization in the state could very quickly become a reality. The incoming governor, who won his race in a landslide, made cannabis legalization a ...
Think you'll be able to buy recreational marijuana in Sacramento Jan. 1? Think againSacramento Bee
Marijuana Legalization 2017: States and Cities Where Weed Won This NovemberInverse
What some veterans want this Veterans Day: medical marijuanaEvansville Courier & Press
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FDA Is Open To Medical Marijuana For Vets, But Other Agencies Stand In The Way - Forbes

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:38

Forbes

FDA Is Open To Medical Marijuana For Vets, But Other Agencies Stand In The Way
Forbes
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned cannabidiol producers against making medical claims about cannabis products, it seemed par for the course for any federal agency. Cannabis is simply not considered medicine in the eyes of the ...

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Here's The Deal With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Don't Get You High - BuzzFeed News

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 13:51

BuzzFeed News

Here's The Deal With CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products That Don't Get You High
BuzzFeed News
And it's actually taken a lot of the spotlight away from THC, the most well-known cannabinoid, which causes the high associated with smoking marijuana. "CBD has been getting a lot of attention lately because it may have some interesting therapeutic ...

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Over 3800 Sign up for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania - Leafly

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:01

Leafly

Over 3800 Sign up for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania
Leafly
The law permits pills, oils, vapor or liquid marijuana, but not marijuana in plant form. Doctors must certify the illness and patients must obtain an identification card from the health department. Qualifying conditions include AIDS, autism, cancer ...
More than 3800 sign up in 1st week of Pa. medical marijuana programlehighvalleylive.com
Patient response to Pa. marijuana program 'extremely positive'Allentown Morning Call
Medical marijuana caregivers are hit with a flurry of new state rulesPress Herald
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The Canadian Cannabis Act's Final Hurdle: A Contentious Senate - Leafly

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:18

Leafly

The Canadian Cannabis Act's Final Hurdle: A Contentious Senate
Leafly
Canadian cannabis producers, investors, and advocates are celebrating the impending legalization of recreational marijuana—but don't be too quick to uncork the champagne. For the Cannabis Act to become law, it must pass the Senate—and there's a ...

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Why Cannabis and Cryptocurrency Have Yet to Hit It Off - Leafly

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:10

Leafly

Why Cannabis and Cryptocurrency Have Yet to Hit It Off
Leafly
“We have a bunch of shops that accept DopeCoin, but no one uses it,” says Adam Howell, creator of DopeCoin, which has been available since 2014. “I haven't seen one actual dispensary or marijuana company use one of these marijuana cryptocurrencies ...

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Nova Scotia's marijuana plan expected by end of 2017 - CBC.ca - CBC.ca

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 16:39

CBC.ca

Nova Scotia's marijuana plan expected by end of 2017 - CBC.ca
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'We're well-positioned now to come to conclusions by the end of the calendar year,' says Mark Furey.

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Australian Cannabis Stocks Climb Amid Licensing Announcements - Leafly

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:58

Leafly

Australian Cannabis Stocks Climb Amid Licensing Announcements
Leafly
... a new high on the back of news that it had secured an import/export license for cannabis products, while penny stock The Hydroponics Company (ASX: THC) was also up after announcing it received a license to grow and produce medical marijuana.

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Legislation concerning cannabis control, drug-impaired driving to be introduced this week - The Sackville Tribune Post

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:17

The Sackville Tribune Post

Legislation concerning cannabis control, drug-impaired driving to be introduced this week
The Sackville Tribune Post
Legislation to be introduced this week aims to help protect New Brunswickers, particularly youth, from harm associated with cannabis use. Participating in the announcement were Health Minister Benoît Bourque, left, and Justice and Public Safety ...
New Brunswick's lock and key cannabis legislation receives criticismGlobalnews.ca

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Marijuana seized in Kelowna connected to Hells Angels - British ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:02

CBC.ca

Marijuana seized in Kelowna connected to Hells Angels - British ...
CBC.ca
The Kelowna RCMP drug unit has seized "a significant amount of marijuana" at a grow property connected to the Hells Angels after receiving a tip from police in ...
Marijuana seized from legal Kelowna grow-op with alleged ties to Hells AngelsGlobalnews.ca

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Indiana Prosecutors Insist Cannabis 'Is Not Medicine' - Leafly

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 09:54

Leafly

Indiana Prosecutors Insist Cannabis 'Is Not Medicine'
Leafly
The Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys argues any type of marijuana legalization would come with grave consequences in a letter sent to Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb's administration. The letter, dated last week, was publicly released Monday.
Battle brewing over medical marijuana in IndianaWTHR

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​Coalition of licensed cannabis producers urge governments for looser ad guidelines - BNN

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:33

Financial Post

​Coalition of licensed cannabis producers urge governments for looser ad guidelines
BNN
The Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Branding argued in its proposed guidelines released today that licensed marijuana producers must be able to explain to consumers why their products are better than black market offerings in order to stamp out ...
Drugs, but no sex, violence or party dogs: Cannabis companies lay ...Financial Post

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Medical marijuana isn't medicine and it's 'wrong for Indiana,' county prosecutors say - Indianapolis Star

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 07:58

Indianapolis Star

Medical marijuana isn't medicine and it's 'wrong for Indiana,' county prosecutors say
Indianapolis Star
A county prosecutor's group is strongly opposing efforts to allow medical marijuana, saying it's "wrong for Indiana" and could worsen the state's drug abuse crisis. The Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys also debunked cannabis' medicinal ...

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