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Ontario releases cannabis regulations for retail stores set to open April 1 - Financial Post

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 15:13

Financial Post

Ontario releases cannabis regulations for retail stores set to open April 1
Financial Post
Until April, cannabis can only be legally purchased from the online Ontario Cannabis Store. Applications for licences will begin on Dec. 17 and illegal cannabis retailers who were operating after legalization on Oct. 17 will not be eligible to receive ...
Ontario releases regulations for cannabis retail stores set to open April 1CTV News
Regulations take effect for licensing, operation of private pot stores, attorney general announcesCBC.ca
Ontario Establishes Strict Regulations for the Licensing and Operation of Private Cannabis StoresGovernment of Ontario News

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The case against marijuana legalization - Vox

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:14

Vox

The case against marijuana legalization
Vox
Opponents of legalization worry that fully allowing recreational marijuana use would make pot far too accessible and, as a result, expand its use and misuse. The major concern is that letting for-profit businesses — “Big Marijuana” — market and sell ...
The Fight Over Recreational Marijuana Continues In BrooklineWBUR
Recreational marijuana? The case for curiosity and caution in IllinoisChicago Tribune
Why Marijuana Stocks Could Still Be Dangerous For InvestorsInvestopedia

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: The Ultimate Luxury List For Cannabis Connoisseurs - Forbes

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:57

Forbes

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: The Ultimate Luxury List For Cannabis Connoisseurs
Forbes
Whether you love it or loathe it, the evolution of a luxury sector in the cannabis market was inevitable as soon as recreational marijuana was first legalized. Five years later, the high end of this new industry is making cannabis look better than ever ...

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Pot stocks have a lot left to prove to investors about being a growth business - CNBC

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:24

Globalnews.ca

Pot stocks have a lot left to prove to investors about being a growth business
CNBC
(Canada's cannabis companies can't sell directly to retailers.) Tilray's average per-gram price fell to $6.21 from $7.53. Many of these businesses experienced a massive run-up in their share price — the Marijuana Index is up about 538 percent over the ...
Cannabis stocks dive after Canopy Growth, Tilray report lossesGlobalnews.ca
Canopy Growth CEO: 'For sure there's a marijuana bubble'Yahoo Finance
Opinion: Here's how to keep from falling victim to misleading marijuana-company headlinesMarketWatch
Motley Fool -Investor's Business Daily
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Canada losing its competitive cannabis advantage to US-based companies - BNNBloomberg.ca

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:09

BNNBloomberg.ca

Canada losing its competitive cannabis advantage to US-based companies
BNNBloomberg.ca
Canada's competitive advantage in cannabis is disappearing. Half of the 10 biggest marijuana companies trading in Canada are now U.S. based, including MedMen Enterprises Inc. (MMEN.CD) of Los Angeles, Curaleaf Holdings Inc. (CURA.CD) of Wakefield ...

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Canada-wide cannabis shortages could last years, producers warn - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:23

Globalnews.ca

Canada-wide cannabis shortages could last years, producers warn
Globalnews.ca
Khurram Malik, CEO of the Toronto-based cannabis company Biome Grow Inc., said the lack of supply is due in part to the tough regulations imposed by Health Canada on the country's 132 licensed producers, and the time required by companies to develop ...
Expect no quick end to Canada-wide cannabis shortages, producers warnCTV News
Canada-wide cannabis shortages to persist for years: ProducersCANOE

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What you need to know about cannabis and breast cancer - The GrowthOp

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:27

The GrowthOp

What you need to know about cannabis and breast cancer
The GrowthOp
As remarkable as it may seem, there is reliable and growing for-real evidence suggesting that cannabis can slow the growth of tumors by hindering their ability to hijack blood vessels for their own nefarious purposes (aka angiogenesis), hamper the ...

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Canopy CEO Bruce Linton on earnings and ending marijuana prohibition in Canada - CNBC

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 08:46

CNBC

Canopy CEO Bruce Linton on earnings and ending marijuana prohibition in Canada
CNBC
Canopy CEO Bruce Linton on earnings and ending marijuana prohibition in Canada. 9 Hours Ago. Bruce Linton, Canopy Growth CEO, discusses his company's growth outlook following Canada's legalization of recreational marijuana. Watch CNBC Live TV ...

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Canada's cannabis advantage is going up in smoke as the US moves in - Financial Post

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 04:59

Canada's cannabis advantage is going up in smoke as the US moves in
Financial Post
Half of the 10 biggest marijuana companies trading in Canada are now U.S. based, including MedMen Enterprises Inc. of Los Angeles, Curaleaf Holdings Inc. of Wakefield, Mass., and Green Thumb Industries Inc. of Chicago. Quincy, Florida-based Trulieve ...

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Medical cannabis users complain of shortages, delays - CTV News

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:09

CTV News

Medical cannabis users complain of shortages, delays
CTV News
While recreational cannabis users can shop around, medical users are somewhat more limited as they can only buy marijuana products from specific licensed producers if they want their health insurance to cover it. When their preferred strain or product ...

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Man living with cancer says cannabis-based treatment cost him a job - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 16:44

Globalnews.ca

Man living with cancer says cannabis-based treatment cost him a job
Globalnews.ca
It was after he disclosed that he'd been using cannabis oil to treat his cancer that the offer was rescinded. When he spoke with the company on the phone, they told him there would be no way to know if he'd been using marijuana while on the job. That's ...

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Sask. First Nation opens cannabis dispensary - Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:40

Regina Leader-Post

Sask. First Nation opens cannabis dispensary
Regina Leader-Post
In a recent letter to Muscowpetung membership, Cappo stated the federal government had given authority to the provinces to control and regulate recreational marijuana “without properly consulting the First Nations people.” “The elected leadership ...

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Marijuana Legalization Makes Black Market Better In Prohibition States - Forbes

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:39

Forbes

Marijuana Legalization Makes Black Market Better In Prohibition States
Forbes
Because – and I must confess that this admission is not going to make me popular with cannabis purists -- legal marijuana states have a way of making the black market better in areas of prohibition. It seems the more marijuana legalization takes hold ...

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Pot store opens on Sask. First Nation after band passes its own cannabis legislation - CBC.ca

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:17

CBC.ca

Pot store opens on Sask. First Nation after band passes its own cannabis legislation
CBC.ca
A cannabis store operating outside the Saskatchewan government's regulatory framework is now open in a First Nation community 70 kilometres northeast of Regina after the band passed its own cannabis legislation. According to a news release issued by ...

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Cannabis and the brain: Recent studies shed new light - Medical News Today

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:03

Medical News Today

Cannabis and the brain: Recent studies shed new light
Medical News Today
Among the hundreds of compounds in the marijuana, or cannabis, plant are more than 100 called cannabinoids that can alter the release of messenger chemicals in the brain and nervous system. In the United States, cannabis is the "most popular illicit drug.

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Canada gets it right on cannabis, wrong on oil, GMP Capital CEO says - Financial Post

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 06:12

Financial Post

Canada gets it right on cannabis, wrong on oil, GMP Capital CEO says
Financial Post
That's the view of GMP Capital Inc.'s Harris Fricker, who is seeing deal-making in marijuana and blockchain eclipsing the traditional industries of energy and mining that were once bread-and-butter businesses for the Toronto-based financial services firm.

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Beckwith Township residents voice concerns about proposed cannabis farm - Ottawa Citizen

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 05:52

Ottawa Citizen

Beckwith Township residents voice concerns about proposed cannabis farm
Ottawa Citizen
Burnstown Farms Cannabis Company is seeking approval of its site plan application for a 50-acre parcel of land on Ferguson Road. The company says it expects to be growing 100,000 plants by 2020, which has numerous neighbours angry about potential ...

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What Replacing Jeff Sessions As AG Means For Marijuana Legalization - Forbes

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 05:28

Forbes

What Replacing Jeff Sessions As AG Means For Marijuana Legalization
Forbes
In Michigan, legalized cannabis for recreational use was approved by voters with an 8% margin. Utah and Missouri voted to legalize medical marijuana by 6% and 32% margins. The one place that rejected cannabis was in North Dakota, which had a proposal ...
10 Cannabis Executives Predict How AG Jeff Sessions' Retirement Will Affect the Marijuana IndustryEntrepreneur

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When the Government Said Marijuana Made You Crazy - OZY

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 21:01

OZY

When the Government Said Marijuana Made You Crazy
OZY
It's no coincidence that the movie was made just as anti-marijuana rhetoric was reaching a crescendo that resulted in the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937, drafted by infamous anti-cannabis prohibitionist, and head of the Bureau of Narcotics, Harry Anslinger.

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'Nothing left to order:' Calgary cannabis stores struggle with stock - CBC.ca

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:33

CBC.ca

'Nothing left to order:' Calgary cannabis stores struggle with stock
CBC.ca
After the initial spark, Calgarians are continuing to shop for cannabis. But supply hasn't stayed steady enough for some retailers to keep regular hours. The week of Oct. 17, when marijuana became legal, one of the city's two retail stores scaled back ...

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