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Senate passes marijuana bill - CTV News

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:41

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Senate passes marijuana bill
CTV News
The Senate has passed a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. After more than six hours of speeches, senators passed Bill C-45, which is also known as the Cannabis Act, on its third reading Thursday night. The bill was passed 56 to 30, with one ...
President Trump Signals Support for Easing Ban on MarijuanaTIME
Trump on Marijuana: 'I Probably Will' Support End to Federal BanFortune
Cannabis stocks drop following Bill C-45 passing senateYahoo Finance
NBCNews.com -The Guardian -CBS New York -Senator Elizabeth Warren
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Trump Signals Possible Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation - NPR

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:30

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Trump Signals Possible Support For Bipartisan Marijuana Legislation
NPR
Updated at 1:25 p.m. ET. President Trump is signaling he's willing to support a move toward the legalization of marijuana, which would be a departure from the position of his attorney general, Jeff Sessions. Sessions has been known for his vocal ...
Trump Says He's Likely to Back Marijuana Bill, in Apparent Break With SessionsNew York Times
Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rightsCNBC
Trump 'inclined' to back Congress plan to ease US ban on marijuanaThe Independent
The Denver Post -Washington Post
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The Senate's marijuana debate shows just how much has changed in the upper chamber - CBC.ca

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 08:48

CBC.ca

The Senate's marijuana debate shows just how much has changed in the upper chamber
CBC.ca
That is the percentage of Canadians aged 20 to 24 who have used cannabis in the last three months, according to the Statistics Canada survey published last April," he said. "This, after a century of prohibition and hundreds of thousands of criminal ...

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Drug dealers caught passing cannabis to each other in the courtroom in front of shocked judge - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:40

Telegraph.co.uk

Drug dealers caught passing cannabis to each other in the courtroom in front of shocked judge
Telegraph.co.uk
And appearing in the dock at Blackfriars Crown Court, Latif passed cannabis to Eljack as the jury was being sworn in. The pair then struggled with a dock officer as the bemused judge looked on and Latif was later fined £100 for possession of cannabis ...

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Cannabis Industry And Insurance: California's Next Trend - Forbes

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 21:01

Forbes

Cannabis Industry And Insurance: California's Next Trend
Forbes
The cannabis industry has garnered a lot of hype. But the plant's federal illegality hinders it from functioning as a legitimate line of business. The most common example of this is the lack of financial assistance (read: banking) available to the ...

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Canada closer to legalising marijuana after senate vote in favour - The Guardian

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 20:21

The Guardian

Canada closer to legalising marijuana after senate vote in favour
The Guardian
The federal Liberal government, led by Justin Trudeau, introduced the legislation last year in a bid to make Canada the second country in the world to legalise the cannabis, after Uruguay. Medical marijuana is already legal in Canada. The legislation ...
Canada moves a step closer to legalising marijuanaBBC News
Canada clears major hurdle in legalizing recreational marijuanaCNBC
Cannabis shops set to open in Canada by autumn after Senate approves legalisationTelegraph.co.uk
The Globe and Mail -Globalnews.ca -Aljazeera.com
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Marijuana consumption sites could be coming to Calgary festivals - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:04

Globalnews.ca

Marijuana consumption sites could be coming to Calgary festivals
Globalnews.ca
The City of Calgary has proposed to allow festivals to set up separate areas where marijuana will be allowed to be consumed once the legalization of cannabis comes into effect. Under a proposal set to go to council on June 25, designated cannabis ...
'Cannabis gardens' should be allowed at Calgary events, says city committeeCBC.ca
Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there's too much regulationCalgary Herald
Cannabis use to be allowed at Calgary festivals660 News

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Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté entering marijuana business - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:35

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Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté entering marijuana business
The Globe and Mail
Cirque du Soleil co-founder Guy Laliberté is getting into the cannabis business. Laliberte's Groupe Lune Rouge has announced the purchase of 12.85 per cent of Ontario firm 48North Cannabis. Lune Rouge says in a statement it has assessed the market and ...

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Calgary to allow festivals to set up marijuana tents - CTV News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:20

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Calgary to allow festivals to set up marijuana tents
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CALGARY -- The City of Calgary will allow festivals to set up tents where marijuana can be consumed once it's legalized. The so-called cannabis festival tents will have to undergo a review and be approved by city administration. The aim of setting up ...

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Marijuana Goes Mainstream: 63 Percent of American Voters Say It Should Be Legal - Entrepreneur

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:55

Entrepreneur

Marijuana Goes Mainstream: 63 Percent of American Voters Say It Should Be Legal
Entrepreneur
More American voters support marijuana legalization than ever before, according to a new poll released by Quinnipiac University. When asked if "the use of marijuana should be made legal in the U.S.," American voters said 63 - 33 percent that it should.

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New Data Shows Smoking Marijuana Is A Dying Trend - Forbes

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:46

Forbes

New Data Shows Smoking Marijuana Is A Dying Trend
Forbes
The typical cannabis user is often represented with images of stoners and potheads blowing out massive plumes of smoke after taking a hit off a joint or a makeshift bong. But this is not the future of cannabis consumption, according to the findings in ...

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Checking cookies for cannabis could be challenging: Manitoba premier - CTV News

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:45

CTV News

Checking cookies for cannabis could be challenging: Manitoba premier
CTV News
WINNIPEG -- Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says he will consider closing a loophole that allows people to eat marijuana-infused brownies and other homemade edibles in public places when cannabis is federally legalized this year. But he says enforcing ...
Opposition says provincial government is blowing smoke on uncertainty over cannabis revenuesCBC.ca
Province got 'big things right' on cannabis, but edibles a concern: PallisterWinnipeg Free Press

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Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rights - CNBC

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:29

CNBC

Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rights
CNBC
"There has been a general softening, at least on medical marijuana, and I think Republicans don't want to end up on the wrong side of the issue," McCulloch added. Both Senators have made headlines for their vocal support of cannabis legalization.
How marijuana is going to become bipartisanWashington Post
Marijuana advocates, state lawmakers blast Hickenlooper over his veto of three cannabis billsThe Denver Post
Senators introduce bipartisan bill to protect state laws on marijuanaThe Hill
New York Post -Leafly -Marijuana Business Daily
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Marijuana is the new beer as pot growers look to drinkable weed - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 05:58

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Marijuana is the new beer as pot growers look to drinkable weed
The Globe and Mail
Marijuana producers are betting an increasing number of people would rather pour a drink infused with pot. The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. plans to develop a product-testing and manufacturing centre to explore using cannabis in everything from ...
Senate passes marijuana billCTV News
Senators Gardner and Warren release bipartisan marijuana bill that prioritizes states' rightsCNBC
Donald Trump's Surprising Comment: He Will Likely Back Pro-Cannabis BillInc.com
The Guardian -TIME -Telegraph.co.uk -Senator Elizabeth Warren
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Senate Indigenous committee came close to indefinitely postponing cannabis legalization - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:49

Globalnews.ca

Senate Indigenous committee came close to indefinitely postponing cannabis legalization
Globalnews.ca
The Trudeau government has averted a potential confrontation with Indigenous senators that could have delayed the legalization of recreational marijuana. The 11 members of the Senate's Aboriginal peoples' committee had planned Wednesday to support a ...
Feds avert delay of pot legalization with promises to Indigenous senatorsCTV News
Feds avert possible delay of marijuana bill with promises to Aboriginal senators680 News

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One group is dreading marijuana legalization: the Marijuana party - The Guardian

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:00

The Guardian

One group is dreading marijuana legalization: the Marijuana party
The Guardian
New rules being rushed out across the country mean that once legalisation is in place, some will find it easier to obtain and use marijuana than others, he said. In Nova Scotia, landlords were recently granted permission to ban cannabis use and ...

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Marijuana: Warren/Gardner legalization bill would let each state 'determine for itself' - Boing Boing

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:04

Boing Boing

Marijuana: Warren/Gardner legalization bill would let each state 'determine for itself'
Boing Boing
Warren's press advisory says the bill "extends these protections to Washington D.C., U.S. territories, and federally recognized tribes, and contains common-sense guardrails to ensure that states, territories, and tribes regulating marijuana do so safely.".
US Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans press conference on marijuana billMassLive.com

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Edmonton opts to avoid aggressive restrictive cannabis prohibition - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:35

Globalnews.ca

Edmonton opts to avoid aggressive restrictive cannabis prohibition
Globalnews.ca
READ MORE: Edmonton report outlines no-go zones for recreational marijuana use. “That's a risk, if we're too restrictive from the get-go,” said Ryan Pleckaitis, from the city's community standards and neighbourhoods department. “These are experiences ...
City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on ...CBC.ca
Where not to toke: Council committee recommends relaxed rules on cannabis consumptionEdmonton Journal
'A step forward': Cannabis and tobacco use to alignCTV News

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California Has Set the Cannabis Curve—Again - Leafly

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 15:49

Leafly

California Has Set the Cannabis Curve—Again
Leafly
Wander into the city block-sized cannabis Coachella in California's Wine Country last weekend, and you would have experienced a Matrix-like reality shift. 'Wait, where is the 215 area?' you think. 'You know, the place where they corral the pot smokers ...

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Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there's too much regulation - Calgary Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:18

Calgary Herald

Rules allowing cannabis at festivals move forward; some councillors say there's too much regulation
Calgary Herald
Rules permitting marijuana use at festivals and events were approved by a council committee Wednesday, despite protest votes from some councillors who say the city is in danger of overregulating Calgarians' ability to consume the drug. Committee ...
Calgary to allow 'cannabis festival tents'Globalnews.ca
'Cannabis gardens' should be allowed at Calgary events, says city committeeCBC.ca
Cannabis use to be allowed at Calgary festivals - 660 NEWS660 News

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