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California marijuana grow houses account for 75 percent of US indoor plants seized - Sacramento Bee

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 03:55

Sacramento Bee

California marijuana grow houses account for 75 percent of US indoor plants seized
Sacramento Bee
California's illegally grown marijuana, once largely produced in national forests and other outdoor locations, is increasingly found indoors, federal statistics show. In 2016, authorities seized 313,000 plants from indoor operations in California ...

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John Horgan suggests dispensaries make BC well-positioned for marijuana legalization - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:33

The Globe and Mail

John Horgan suggests dispensaries make BC well-positioned for marijuana legalization
The Globe and Mail
Ontario became the first province to issue its plan last month, announcing that the province would launch a monopoly of cannabis stores as a subsidiary of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario – 40 next year and 150 by 2020 – in a move that would ...

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How To Make Pot Chips Using the Leftover Leaves From Your Marijuana Harvest - Willamette Week

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:16

Willamette Week

How To Make Pot Chips Using the Leftover Leaves From Your Marijuana Harvest
Willamette Week
The next step in the process is making the cannabis butter you'll need for the pot chips. This butter can also go into home-cooked edibles like brownies. The first step is decarboxylation, the process of heating marijuana to turn the compound THCa to ...

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She's Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York - Leafly

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:45

Leafly

She's Got a Golden Ticket: Meet One of the Five Licensed Cannabis Producers for New York
Leafly
[My grandmother] was put on a lot of medications that had a lot of different side effects, and at one point her doctor recommended that she get medical marijuana somewhere. [It wasn't] legal in New York, and we had no idea how to find it for her and it ...

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Alberta business owners anxious to see NDP plan for legalized ... - Calgary Herald

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:17

Calgary Herald

Alberta business owners anxious to see NDP plan for legalized ...
Calgary Herald
Alberta companies are eagerly waiting to see whether they can do business under the provincial government's plan for legal marijuana.On Wednesday, Justice ...

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Police raid Cannabis Culture on Bank Street for the second time ... - Ottawa Citizen

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 14:24

Ottawa Citizen

Police raid Cannabis Culture on Bank Street for the second time ...
Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa Police raided Cannabis Culture on Bank Street Tuesday Oct. 3 and took five men into custody. It's the second time the illegal marijuana dispensary has ...

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Iowa Man Faces Deportation for a Single Gram of Cannabis - Leafly

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:56

Leafly

Iowa Man Faces Deportation for a Single Gram of Cannabis
Leafly
In Des Moines, Iowa, just an eight-hour drive from the Colorado state line, a single gram of cannabis sits at the heart of a case that could result in a teenager getting deported from the country he entered when he was less than a year old. Luis ...

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Atlanta Is The Latest US City to Decriminalize Marijuana. Here's What That Means. - Fortune

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:31

Fortune

Atlanta Is The Latest US City to Decriminalize Marijuana. Here's What That Means.
Fortune
Atlanta's city council decided unanimously to decriminalize marijuana Monday night. They voted 15-0 to make the penalty for possession of one ounce or less a $75 fine — a move that aims to neutralize uneven policing and enforcement of drug laws in the ...
Atlanta decriminalizes marijuanaAL.com
Atlanta police chief on new pot law: 'Marijuana is still illegal'WSB Atlanta
Atlanta Decriminalizes Possession of Small Amounts of MarijuanaReason (blog)
WXIA-TV -Essence.com -WABE 90.1 FM
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Zaid, Valleriani and Thurley: Impaired driving bill overly targets medical cannabis users - Ottawa Citizen

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:08

Ottawa Citizen

Zaid, Valleriani and Thurley: Impaired driving bill overly targets medical cannabis users
Ottawa Citizen
Jonathan Zaid, executive director of Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana, and Jenna Valleriani, PhD candidate at University of Toronto, co-authored a first-of-its-kind research review specific to medical cannabis impaired driving. Peter ...

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What pot entrepreneurs think of the province's plan to sell marijuana at government stores - Toronto Life

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 07:54

Toronto Life

What pot entrepreneurs think of the province's plan to sell marijuana at government stores
Toronto Life
The legal age for buying marijuana would be 19. As for private dispensaries? Queen's Park says they “are not and will not be legal retailers.” In an attempt to find out how private cannabis entrepreneurs are absorbing the news, and what they're ...

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Local companies head to cannabis expo - Wicked Local Natick

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:39

Local companies head to cannabis expo
Wicked Local Natick
BOSTON – The Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition arrives in Boston this week for the first time, a month before the state's first anniversary of recreational marijuana legalization. “The whole New England area is on the brink of just a ...

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Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance Unanimously Passes in Atlanta City Council - The Root

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 17:09

The Root

Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance Unanimously Passes in Atlanta City Council
The Root
The Atlanta City Council has taken a giant step in the name of marijuana reform. An ordinance that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana was unanimously passed by the council on Monday. 11 Alive reports that after the passing in ...
Ordinance to lessen penalties for marijuana passes unanimouslyWSB Atlanta
Atlanta City Council votes to ease marijuana penaltiesFOX 5 Atlanta
City Council unanimously passes marijuana decriminalization ordinanceWXIA-TV
NORML Blog (blog) -Atlanta Journal Constitution -The Signal
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Watch This: The 'Sinister Reason' Cannabis Is Illegal - Leafly

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:32

Leafly

Watch This: The 'Sinister Reason' Cannabis Is Illegal
Leafly
Addressing multiple issues, he starts by reminding viewers how long ago we started growing cannabis crops, covers how widely it was used in the past (even in over-the-counter-medications), and explains why the government eventually decided it should be ...

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Calgary conference helps employers come to grips with marijuana boom - CBC.ca

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:27

CBC.ca

Calgary conference helps employers come to grips with marijuana boom
CBC.ca
A sold-out conference in Calgary is helping businesses learn more about the impacts of cannabis in the workplace and what employers need to know before it's legalized next year. Many employers are scrambling to get a better understanding of cannabis ...
Investing in Cannabis? Consider Going Global With Canadian CompaniesLeafly
California's Excess Marijuana Could Put the State Under Federal ScrutinyCivilized
Legalization of marijuana is just 'Prohibition 2.0,' Jodie Emery saysNiagarathisweek.com
Marijuana.com -SFGate (blog) -KTUU.com
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Former Tory minister suggests legalising cannabis could win over millenial voters - The Independent

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:16

The Independent

Former Tory minister suggests legalising cannabis could win over millenial voters
The Independent
A Tory former minister has suggested legalising cannabis could help the party to woo young voters as he called for all drugs to be regulated by the Government. Ex-prisons minister Crispin Blunt said prohibiting drugs was "about as intelligent as the ...

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Alaska communities weigh marijuana bans 3 years after legalization - CBC.ca

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:23

CBC.ca

Alaska communities weigh marijuana bans 3 years after legalization
CBC.ca
Marijuana Industry Association. Carrigan said he felt good about the work the industry has put in to fight the bans but wouldn't hazard a guess as to how the votes might go. Emers, who turned to growing cannabis after financially struggling as an ...

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Medical marijuana company seeks state rules for edible pot - Sun Sentinel

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:55

Sun Sentinel

Medical marijuana company seeks state rules for edible pot
Sun Sentinel
“Surterra Wellness has and will continue to fight for access to medical cannabis, and this is just a continuation of that cause. The more available options for people, the more likely they will be able to use a cannabis product instead of highly ...
Medical marijuana grower pushes Florida to set rules for ediblesMiami Herald
Marijuana company nudges Florida regulators to allow pot candiesPalm Beach Post
Agency pushed to give go-ahead to edible marijuanaTallahassee.com
SaintPetersBlog (blog) -Tampabay.com
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Cannabis oil relieves chronic seizures suffered by six-year-old niece of Aston Villa star Gabby Agbonlahor - The Independent

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:52

The Independent

Cannabis oil relieves chronic seizures suffered by six-year-old niece of Aston Villa star Gabby Agbonlahor
The Independent
The parents of a six-year-old girl from Birmingham have been treating their daughter's undiagnosed brain condition with cannabis oil. Jayla Agbonlahor, niece of Aston Villa footballer Gabby Agbonlahor, was rushed to hospital when she was just days old ...

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Marijuana in Massachusetts: Legalization advocates warn of 'Walmart Weed' and 'Pabst Blue Ribbon' pot - MassLive.com

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:43

MassLive.com

Marijuana in Massachusetts: Legalization advocates warn of 'Walmart Weed' and 'Pabst Blue Ribbon' pot
MassLive.com
Bernard appeared before the five-member Cannabis Control Commission at the State House as the new state agency weighs creating the regulatory framework for the industry. Massachusetts voters endorsed broadly legalizing marijuana in 2016, while ...

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