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New University of Alberta cannabis policy will designate pot-smoking zones - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:13

Globalnews.ca

New University of Alberta cannabis policy will designate pot-smoking zones
Globalnews.ca
WATCH ABOVE: Classes are well underway at the University of Alberta and officials are still prepping the rules around the use of marijuana on campus. A new report released Tuesday makes recommendations on what that could look like. Albert Delitala ...
U of A working group recommends designating areas for cannabis use on campusFolio - University of Alberta

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Canadian military seeks to reassure allies as legalized marijuana draws near - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:37

The Globe and Mail

Canadian military seeks to reassure allies as legalized marijuana draws near
The Globe and Mail
The outreach follows last week's release of a new military policy that limits cannabis use to within Canada and imposes various time limits and other restrictions depending on a service member's current job and responsibilities. The military's chief of ...
Military seeks to reassure allies on cannabisOrangeville Banner
Canadian Military Green-Lights Cannabis Use For Most PersonnelForbes

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Aurora Cannabis Makes Inroads Into South America With Latest Acquisition - Forbes

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:44

Forbes

Aurora Cannabis Makes Inroads Into South America With Latest Acquisition
Forbes
Aurora Cannabis (TSE: ACB) has been pretty active on the M&A front, purchasing at least 10 companies in the past 2 years. While the primary motive for those was to increase the production capacity in time for the legalization of recreational marijuana ...
Canadian Cannabis Stocks with Appealing Latin American AssetsSmallCapPower (press release)
Forget Canada - Aurora Cannabis Wants To Take Over The WorldSeeking Alpha
This Chart Shows Why Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) Might Be the Best Pot Stock to Buy TodayThe Motley Fool Canada

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Why The Adult Cannabis Market Could Kill Its Medical Counterpart - Forbes

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:09

Forbes

Why The Adult Cannabis Market Could Kill Its Medical Counterpart
Forbes
As more states continue to legalize recreational marijuana—the current tally is nine and Washington, D.C.--speculation is afoot among industry pundits that this could be the precursor to a major slowdown, if not death knell, for the medical marijuana ...
BC cannabis consumers may face 10% provincial pot taxVancouver Courier
Will industry and government address parents' cannabis concerns?The Globe and Mail
Pot jobs are 'legion' but Canadian cannabis companies struggling to find workersCTV News
Globalnews.ca -Yahoo Finance
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Calif. safety tests pass moldy marijuana but fail ~20% of products overall - Ars Technica

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:15

Ars Technica

Calif. safety tests pass moldy marijuana but fail ~20% of products overall
Ars Technica
The association also complained that the testing was costly, noting that small marijuana farms were getting hit with testing fees of up to $10,000. The California Cannabis Manufacturers Association, meanwhile, complained that lab results could be ...
California testing of cannabis products off to rough start with high failure ratePress Herald
Failed safety tests raise red flags about marijuana grown in CaliforniaKTRK-TV
Many California Marijuana Products Failing Safety TestsNBC 7 San Diego
SmallCapPower (press release)
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Trudeau cautions Canadians to be wary about consuming marijuana before travel - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:35

The Globe and Mail

Trudeau cautions Canadians to be wary about consuming marijuana before travel
The Globe and Mail
The meeting will come one day after the Pallister cabinet announced hefty fines for people who break Manitoba's rules on cannabis consumption, including a $2,542 penalty for those who grow cannabis plants at home, supply it to an underage person or ...

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Many California marijuana products failing safety tests - Financial Post

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 23:14

Financial Post

Many California marijuana products failing safety tests
Financial Post
LOS ANGELES — Nearly 20 per cent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and ...
Test results for legal marijuana in CaliforniaNational Post

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Calgary's cannabis bylaws 'tougher' to navigate, NewLeaf executive says - Toronto Star

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 19:56

Toronto Star

Calgary's cannabis bylaws 'tougher' to navigate, NewLeaf executive says
Toronto Star
NAC, which runs the Meta Cannabis Supply Co. brand, announced the acquisition on Monday, stating regional management teams at NewLeaf will remain intact. The company spent over $23 million in escrow shares and over $5 million in cash to acquire ...

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Why overdose is the wrong word when it comes to cannabis - CBC.ca

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 18:00

CBC.ca

Why overdose is the wrong word when it comes to cannabis
CBC.ca
Some users of marijuana can experience cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, which results in uncontrollable vomiting for up to two days. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press). "One of the most disconcerting things we're seeing is cannabis hyperemesis syndrome ...

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Aurora Cannabis looks to dominate Uruguay's weed market with latest purchase - Toronto Star

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:28

Toronto Star

Aurora Cannabis looks to dominate Uruguay's weed market with latest purchase
Toronto Star
EDMONTON—An Edmonton-based business has positioned itself to dominate the marijuana market in the one country that beat Canada to the punch on legalization. Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced Monday it had purchased South America's leading ...
Aurora Cannabis' $290-million deal to buy ICC Labs fuels surge in marijuana stocksFinancial Post
Aurora Cannabis to acquire ICC Labs in $290M dealGlobalnews.ca
Cannabis stocks boosted by Aurora's acquisition of Uruguay-based ICC LabsMarketWatch
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Manitoba cannabis rules include $2542 fine for growing your own - CBC.ca

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:51

CBC.ca

Manitoba cannabis rules include $2542 fine for growing your own
CBC.ca
While the government has restricted smoking cannabis in virtually all public places, including beaches, campgrounds and sidewalks, there is no ban on edible cannabis products other than in vehicles, boats and schools. The province's rules are specific ...

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Atlantic Canada will have varying cannabis laws — here's what you need to know - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:36

Globalnews.ca

Atlantic Canada will have varying cannabis laws — here's what you need to know
Globalnews.ca
WATCH: Many of the laws concerning recreational cannabis will be the same across the Atlantic Provinces when the drug is legalized. However, there are some differences from province to province. Jeremy Keefe reports.
Pot jobs are 'legion' but Canadian cannabis companies struggling to find workersCTV News
New tracking system to keep legal cannabis out of black marketDaily Hive

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Medical marijuana users are being shut out of public housing - VICE News

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:37

VICE News

Medical marijuana users are being shut out of public housing
VICE News
Even though some of the most conservative states are passing laws legalizing medical weed, marijuana is still a Schedule I controlled substance on a federal level, along with heroin and ecstasy, which can make users ineligible for programs like rental ...

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People who break Manitoba cannabis rules to face fines up to $2500 - CTV News

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:52

CTV News

People who break Manitoba cannabis rules to face fines up to $2500
CTV News
WINNIPEG -- People who break Manitoba's rules on cannabis consumption will face fines of up to $2,542 under new regulations approved by the Progressive Conservative cabinet. The government has published a list of fines for specific offences just weeks ...

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Marijuana Bill Scheduled For Congressional Vote This Week - Forbes

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:26

Forbes

Marijuana Bill Scheduled For Congressional Vote This Week
Forbes
Sponsored by Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and 40 bipartisan cosponsors, the Medical Cannabis Research Act would require that the federal government issue more licenses to grow marijuana to be used in scientific studies, among other changes.
Marijuana Leads to Better and More Frequent Sex, According to ScienceMaxim
Opioid patients can now choose marijuana insteadHerald-Whig
Medical marijuana: Oklahomans who want to invest in 'green rush' anxiously await regulationsTulsa World
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New Studies Show That Marijuana Enhances And Increases Sex - Forbes

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:03

Forbes

New Studies Show That Marijuana Enhances And Increases Sex
Forbes
Recent scientific studies substantiate what many marijuana users have claimed all along — that it enhances sexual relations. Currently, almost all research into the effects of the cannabis plant is prohibited by the U.S. government due to its ...

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Dear Dr. Roach: The risks and myths of marijuana use - Herald & Review

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 22:17

Herald & Review

Dear Dr. Roach: The risks and myths of marijuana use
Herald & Review
Finally, one needs to consider that people who use cannabis may be less likely to have more-harmful habits, such as overuse of alcohol. Early data from areas that have legalized recreational marijuana suggest reduced rates of motor vehicle accidents, ...

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Swiss nurture cannabis for medicinal use - BBC News

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 16:39

BBC News

Swiss nurture cannabis for medicinal use
BBC News
Mention Swiss farming and images of dairy cows spring to mind - not cannabis plants. But now the government says it wants to do more research into medicinal cannabis and make treatments with it more available. On a farm in lush green countryside, an ...

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University cannabis policies range from outright ban to cannabis-friendly smoking areas - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:12

Vancouver Sun

University cannabis policies range from outright ban to cannabis-friendly smoking areas
Vancouver Sun
Universities are developing varying approaches to governing recreational cannabis on campus, from outright bans to designated cannabis smoking areas. While most administrations are still working on final policies, Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops ...

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Calgary Transit and Southland bus drivers won't face random cannabis testing - Calgary Herald

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:12

Calgary Herald

Calgary Transit and Southland bus drivers won't face random cannabis testing
Calgary Herald
Drivers for Calgary Transit and Southland Transportation won't face increased testing for impairment when cannabis becomes legal next month. While the federal government is set to legalize the drug for recreational use on Oct. 17, it will be business ...

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