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'Staten Island Hustle' star's Herbidore aims to keep marijuana fresh - CNBC

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 08:01

CNBC

'Staten Island Hustle' star's Herbidore aims to keep marijuana fresh
CNBC
Like selling shovels during the gold rush, entrepreneurs and side hustlers alike are dreaming up creative ways to profit from a new boom: marijuana. Adolfo LaCola, a serial hustler and star of CNBC's primetime show "Staten Island Hustle," hopes to cash ...

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This Is the Absurd Japanese Toilet of Cannabis Vaporizers - Gizmodo

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 07:01

Gizmodo

This Is the Absurd Japanese Toilet of Cannabis Vaporizers
Gizmodo
I've only used a fancy toilet seat once. It was a TOTO-brand washlet, that pampers your derrière with a stream of warm water, a heated seat, and a warm air dryer. I had the good fortune in a Michelin-starred restaurant, where the food you ingested was ...

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Pot Products for Pitch Meetings? A Hollywood Guide to Legal Marijuana - Hollywood Reporter

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 07:00

Hollywood Reporter

Pot Products for Pitch Meetings? A Hollywood Guide to Legal Marijuana
Hollywood Reporter
With cannabis soda, mints, jellies, teas and, of course, new weed strains, there's a remedy for every entertainment-related anxiety and ailment. Courtesy of Brand. Get the Juices Flowing in the Writers Room. Courtesy of Brand. An upgrade of that writer ...

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Veterans' grass-roots movement shares health benefits of marijuana - CNN

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 05:34

CNN

Veterans' grass-roots movement shares health benefits of marijuana
CNN
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the active ingredients in marijuana and is increasingly thought to have wide-ranging health benefits. Veterans Cannabis Group provides free weed for vets and employs them as security for medical marijuana providers. Other ...

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Groundbreaking Marijuana Media Site Loses All Its Editorial Staff - Forbes

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 05:01

Forbes

Groundbreaking Marijuana Media Site Loses All Its Editorial Staff
Forbes
Colorado made history in 2012 when it became one of the first states in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana for adults. The Denver Post soon followed suit and became the first major American newspaper to have a marijuana editor. The paper ...

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Earthly Delights: A Look Inside LA's Extravagant Cannabis-Infused Dinner Party - Leafly

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 19:00

Leafly

Earthly Delights: A Look Inside LA's Extravagant Cannabis-Infused Dinner Party
Leafly
They were followed by a choice of desserts from Chef Gabriel Cappelli, and chow mein was available for those who still felt peckish after all that cannabis. When the delicious spread was consumed, guests were free to laze about in hammocks or explore ...

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Seattle Erasing Hundreds Of Marijuana Convictions - Bloomberg

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 18:54

Bloomberg

Seattle Erasing Hundreds Of Marijuana Convictions
Bloomberg
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Municipalities grapple with regulating legalized marijuana - Vancouver Sun

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 17:11

Vancouver Sun

Municipalities grapple with regulating legalized marijuana
Vancouver Sun
Local governments are next at bat as the complicated process of regulating the sale of recreational cannabis continues ahead of federal legalization later this year. On Thursday, the provincial government introduced three bills that will amend ...

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Medical cannabis users to face an increase in prescription costs if Bill C-74 passes - Straight.com

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:56

Straight.com

Medical cannabis users to face an increase in prescription costs if Bill C-74 passes
Straight.com
“I've met so many patients who are under-dosing because they can't afford to fill their entire prescription,” she told the Straight by phone, adding that patients won't likely be discouraged by the tax from using cannabis, but rather pushed to find ...

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Provinces need more info about marijuana impairment testing technology: BC - CTV News

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 15:58

CTV News

Provinces need more info about marijuana impairment testing technology: BC
CTV News
Criminal defence lawyer Kirk Tousaw, who specializes in cannabis policy, said trying to determine impairment through bodily-fluid testing is impossible and invasive. Trained officers are a better judge of impairment than an "arbitrary" measure of THC ...
4 questions around marijuana legalization in B.C. | CBC NewsCBC.ca
BC vows to crack down on illegal marijuana dispensaries with help from government unitThe Globe and Mail
BC Government introduces new legislation to deal with marijuana legalizationGlobalnews.ca
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Documents: 'Hazardous' amount of lead, marijuana at Avondale ... - Cincinnati.com

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 15:00

Cincinnati.com

Documents: 'Hazardous' amount of lead, marijuana at Avondale ...
Cincinnati.com
Alexzandria Allen admitted smoking marijuana in the apartment, but denied there were children in her care at the time.

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Seattle seeks to abolish hundreds of pot convictions in light of legal marijuana - USA TODAY

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:24

USA TODAY

Seattle seeks to abolish hundreds of pot convictions in light of legal marijuana
USA TODAY
San Francisco in January announced it would begin vacating thousands of minor marijuana convictions, and prosecutors are also reviewing an additional 4,000 felony cases for potential reductions. San Diego is following a similar process. California's ...
Seattle officials file motion to vacate marijuana convictionsThe Hill
Seattle asks court to dismiss misdemeanor marijuana convictions from before legalizationSeattle Times
Seattle files motion to vacate marijuana possession convictionsWFTV Orlando

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Weed 101: How to Choose Marijuana - RollingStone.com

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 13:11

RollingStone.com

Weed 101: How to Choose Marijuana
RollingStone.com
Most cannabis on the market, legal or otherwise, is indica, sativa, or some hybrid of the two species. "Indica" is described colloquially as "in da couch," as it's generally relaxing and soporific, while sativa can be stimulating, creative and social ...
Boyack: Medical cannabis initiative opponents are trying to mislead youDaily Herald

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Ottawa parents look for guidance as cannabis legalization nears - CBC.ca

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 03:34

CBC.ca

Ottawa parents look for guidance as cannabis legalization nears
CBC.ca
Orléans resident Sally Ball said her son in Grade 6 has already come home talking about the legal amounts and street terms for cannabis, which was a surprise for her. "We have the internet, everything's at their fingertips. We want to be the ones to ...

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After an Epic Failure, a Group of Marijuana Startup Employees Launch a New Company - Inc.com

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 03:12

Inc.com

After an Epic Failure, a Group of Marijuana Startup Employees Launch a New Company
Inc.com
The three met while working at Tradiv, once pitched as the "Amazon of the cannabis industry" in Colorado's market. They're now running Apex Trading, a Denver-based software company that helps growers, brokers, and dispensaries manage their wholesale ...

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BC vows to crack down on illegal marijuana dispensaries with help from government unit - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:01

The Globe and Mail

BC vows to crack down on illegal marijuana dispensaries with help from government unit
The Globe and Mail
British Columbia says it will shut down illegal cannabis dispensaries, once the drug is legalized, with the help of a new team of government inspectors who can issue fines of up to $100,000 and recommend jail time. The provincial government introduced ...
BC Government introduces new legislation to deal with marijuana legalizationGlobalnews.ca
BC government introduces cannabis legislation, establishes retail brandStraight.com
BC releases new legislation for recreational marijuana salesCBC.ca
Vancouver Courier -Vancouver Sun -Richmond News
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Edmonton's medical cannabis clinics say physician shortage is causing extensive wait lists - Toronto Star

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 14:20

Toronto Star

Edmonton's medical cannabis clinics say physician shortage is causing extensive wait lists
Toronto Star
The chain is hiring, but is finding many doctors are hesitant to get into the cannabis business. “The stigma is just too large, and that's the problem,” Shane said. Dr. Michael Verbora, medical director at Cannabinoid Medical Clinic, is facing the same ...

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Elizabeth Warren and Cory Gardner team up for a bipartisan Senate bill to back states' rights on marijuana - CNBC

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:23

CNBC

Elizabeth Warren and Cory Gardner team up for a bipartisan Senate bill to back states' rights on marijuana
CNBC
Cannabis is currently schedule 1, or the most tightly regulated, making it as illegal and difficult to study as heroin. Instead the bill "opts the state out of the marijuana provisions" in schedule 1. In other words, a state ignoring marijuana's ...

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Is marijuana medicine? Doctors split on need for separate medical system when pot becomes legal - National Post

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:44

Chicago Tribune

Is marijuana medicine? Doctors split on need for separate medical system when pot becomes legal
National Post
OTTAWA — An unexpected drama played out at a conference centre in Toronto recently, beginning with a presentation about the future of medical marijuana and ending in insults, jeers and a minor Twitter storm. At the heart of the dispute was a question ...
People with opioid prescriptions could get medical marijuana instead under Illinois Senate planChicago Tribune
State Senate OKs marijuana as an opioid alternative. Here's how local senators voted.Belleville News-Democrat
House lawmakers push for medical marijuana research reform ...The Hill
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Can Cannabis Make You Sick? - TheStranger.com

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:53

TheStranger.com

Can Cannabis Make You Sick?
TheStranger.com
Much as there are no atheists in foxholes, there are no prohibitionists in vomiting, and many have been moved to change their minds about cannabis after experiencing its anti-nausea properties on themselves or a loved one. Its application for the ...

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