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Marijuana Doesn't Seem to Harm the Kidneys - WebMD

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 13:37

WebMD

Marijuana Doesn't Seem to Harm the Kidneys
WebMD
TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As marijuana use has increased in the United States in recent years, medical experts and users alike have wondered about its health effects. Now, a new study finds there's no link between marijuana use and ...

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UK is world's largest producer of legal cannabis - Sky News

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 19:55

Sky News

UK is world's largest producer of legal cannabis
Sky News
A drug reform group slams the Government for "maintaining cannabis has no medical uses" while allowing its export abroad. 07:49, UK, Tuesday 06 March 2018. DALY CITY, CA - APRIL 18: Leaves of a mature marijuana plant are seenin. Image: The UK was the ...

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Editorial: Marijuana, casino to impact Valley job market - GazetteNET

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 18:07

GazetteNET

Editorial: Marijuana, casino to impact Valley job market
GazetteNET
The newly legal recreational marijuana industry in Massachusetts and the opening of the MGM Springfield resort casino later this year are sure to have an impact on the Pioneer Valley economy. While it will take awhile to determine their long-term ...

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Judge satisfied officer knew difference between skunks and marijuana - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 17:18

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Judge satisfied officer knew difference between skunks and marijuana
StCatharinesStandard.ca
A Niagara man who challenged the validity of a search warrant, claiming the odour coming from his property was due to skunks and not a $1.25-million marijuana grow op, will return to court this spring for sentencing. Niagara Regional Police executed a ...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Nominate the rising stars of marijuana's investment scene - Business Insider

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:21

Business Insider

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Nominate the rising stars of marijuana's investment scene
Business Insider
We're seeking nominations for Business Insider's first-ever list of the top investors in the booming cannabis industry. We want to hear from you. The ranking celebrates the best up-and-coming talents in marijuana's investment scene. We're looking for ...

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Delta recreational marijuana production on grand scale - Delta-Optimist

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 15:13

Delta-Optimist

Delta recreational marijuana production on grand scale
Delta-Optimist
A news release states the license permits Emerald Health to capitalize on its optimally designed 1.1- million-square-foot cannabis growing facility, called the Delta 3 greenhouse, which in its entirety is expected to “conservatively” produce more than ...
Cannabis cultivation a go for giant Canadian tomato greenhouseThe Cannabist

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Police remove shopping cart full of marijuana plant trimmings - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 14:50

Globalnews.ca

Police remove shopping cart full of marijuana plant trimmings
Globalnews.ca
A Kelowna resident had a surprise outside of his home on Monday morning. He found a shopping cart full of marijuana clippings. Courtesy: Joe Skorka. X. - A A +. Listen. A surprise for a Kelowna homeowner on Monday morning. The Hein Road resident looked ...

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How does resolving cannabis problems differ from problems with alcohol or other drugs? - Science Daily

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 14:42

How does resolving cannabis problems differ from problems with alcohol or other drugs?
Science Daily
The Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Kelly explains that brain changes caused by the higher THC content in marijuana today -- 15 to 20 percent, versus 1 to 5 percent 10 or 20 years ago -- could ...

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Where is cannabis legal, which countries have the harshest penalties for smoking weed and will it be legalised in ... - The Sun

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:48

The Sun

Where is cannabis legal, which countries have the harshest penalties for smoking weed and will it be legalised in ...
The Sun
Even though the majority of nations have banned it, a significant number will not prosecute for the personal use of cannabis. In Australia, Puerto Rico, Poland, Czech Republic, Canada, Croatia and Macedonia it is legal for medicinal purposes in some ...

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Meet Canada's marijuana moguls - CBC.ca

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 02:00

CBC.ca

Meet Canada's marijuana moguls
CBC.ca
As thousands of entrepreneurs scramble to make a buck off legalized marijuana, six CEOs leading Canada's largest cannabis companies have already put their plans for global domination into action. Among them are two American venture capitalists who ...
They used to get free or low-cost marijuana to help with their cancer. Not anymoreSacramento Bee

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States mull 'sanctuary' status for marijuana businesses - Financial Post

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 01:05

Financial Post

States mull 'sanctuary' status for marijuana businesses
Financial Post
His action also unsettled the industry and spooked potential marijuana industry investors. Marijuana is still illegal under federal law. Casey O'Neill remembers helicopter enforcement raids of grow sites in California when he was growing up in the ...

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They used to get free or low-cost marijuana to help with their cancer. Not anymore - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 01:03

Sacramento Bee

They used to get free or low-cost marijuana to help with their cancer. Not anymore
Sacramento Bee
Many of these programs say they cannot afford the taxes nor the cost of state and local permits required to obtain cannabis from legal growers. The threat of closure due to the requirements of legalization is a painful irony for the state's ...
Meet Canada's marijuana mogulsCBC.ca
New studies show that legal cannabis access reduces opioid abuseThe Hill
Research Shows Access To Marijuana Decreases Opioid AbuseHotNewHipHop

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Congress will decide medical marijuana's future this month - Washington Examiner

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 22:10

Washington Examiner

Congress will decide medical marijuana's future this month
Washington Examiner
While many are focused on DACA and funding for the wall in the next appropriations bill to be considered by Congress before the March 23 deadline, another issue that will also be litigated is the future of states that have allowed medical marijuana ...

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Workplace and cannabis a problematic mix for BC business - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 17:47

Vancouver Sun

Workplace and cannabis a problematic mix for BC business
Vancouver Sun
Legalization will normalize cannabis use, so education around impairment of all kinds will be a key concern for the trucking industry, said Dave Earle, CEO of the B.C. Trucking Association. Earle said the biggest issue for truckers has been accurately ...

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'[Trump] Often Jokes About Killing Drug Dealers': The Week in Cannabis Quotes - Leafly

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 17:47

Leafly

'[Trump] Often Jokes About Killing Drug Dealers': The Week in Cannabis Quotes
Leafly
Is Cannabis Better for Chronic Pain Than Opioids? “[Trump] often jokes about killing drug dealers… He'll say, 'You know the Chinese and Filipinos don't have a drug problem. They just kill them.'” —A senior Trump administration official, to Axios ...

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Avoid These 5 Outrageously Overvalued Cannabis Stocks - Forbes

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 17:39

Forbes

Avoid These 5 Outrageously Overvalued Cannabis Stocks
Forbes
Alan Brochstein , Contributor Cannabis industry analyst since 2013, on Wall Street since 1986 Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. An exhibitor exhales vapor while testing an electronic e-cigarette device at the 1st International ...

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Veterans want the option of medical marijuana - WEAR

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 13:52

WEAR

Veterans want the option of medical marijuana
WEAR
Brenda Ross became dependent on opioids from a workplace injury, years after her service in the Alabama National Guard. Medical marijuana helped her stop taking them. She said, "I think that medical marijuana is the best answer that we have, not just ...

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Companies should assess their marijuana policies before legalization - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 13:47

The Globe and Mail

Companies should assess their marijuana policies before legalization
The Globe and Mail
What will you do if your employee returns from lunch smelling of marijuana? That's one of several issues companies may have to deal with once the federal government legalizes the use of cannabis later this year. What is it about legalized marijuana ...

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Israel's Medivie signs $110 million medical cannabis export deal - Reuters

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 05:02

The Times of Israel

Israel's Medivie signs $110 million medical cannabis export deal
Reuters
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Medivie Therapeutic said on Sunday it signed a $110 million deal to grow and export medical cannabis to an international financial investor over a four year period. The deal is dependent on Israel allowing export of ...
Israeli medical cannabis company announces record $110 million dealThe Times of Israel

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Hundreds line up for Sacramento's Cannabis Job Fair - KCRA Sacramento

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 19:43

KCRA Sacramento

Hundreds line up for Sacramento's Cannabis Job Fair
KCRA Sacramento
People who know how to count money are also high in demand. "I'm looking for financial people as well as senior accountants, financial analysts because now we have to figure out telling the story," Hebert said. Telling the story about how marijuana is ...

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