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Shopify 'confident' on pot e-commerce because 'cannabis isn't Kylie Cosmetics' - Financial Post

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 09:56

Financial Post

Shopify 'confident' on pot e-commerce because 'cannabis isn't Kylie Cosmetics'
Financial Post
Data privacy concerns in connection with cannabis have been heightened in light of recent comments from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency that marijuana users as well as those who work in the legal industry may face additional scrutiny when ...

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Marijuana Advocates Frustrated With Congressional Members - Forbes

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 07:12

Forbes

Marijuana Advocates Frustrated With Congressional Members
Forbes
So, it did not surprise me (well, maybe a little) to see a headline this week suggesting that a couple of cannabis advocates were arrested in Washington D.C after a confrontation with a U.S. Congressman left him with a “bruised wrist.” After reading ...

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'CBD is becoming kind of an 'it' word in cannabis': Expert says demand for low-potency weed rising - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 04:30

Globalnews.ca

'CBD is becoming kind of an 'it' word in cannabis': Expert says demand for low-potency weed rising
Globalnews.ca
As recreational marijuana legalization looms, some industry insiders are predicting a hot niche in the market for less potent products. At the centre of the shift is an expected influx of new consumers more interested in dabbling than getting blitzed ...
Trend of low potency products expected in legal recreational cannabis marketVancouver Sun
What is CBD? And why is the cannabis-derived ingredient on the rise for wellness products?USA TODAY

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Trend of low potency products expected in legal recreational cannabis market - Financial Post

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:00

Trend of low potency products expected in legal recreational cannabis market
Financial Post
“CBD is becoming kind of an 'it' word in cannabis. We see a real trend there,” Pollock said. CBD and THC are some of the most common compounds found in marijuana. Plants with high CBD give more clear-headed relief to symptoms of anxiety, pain and ...

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Almost 2 million Ontario drivers have driven under the influence of cannabis: CAA - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 17:08

Globalnews.ca

Almost 2 million Ontario drivers have driven under the influence of cannabis: CAA
Globalnews.ca
Almost two-million Ontarians have driven under the influence of cannabis at some point, and over 700,000 have done so over the past three months, according to new study conducted by Ipsos. Furthermore, the study which was commissioned by CAA, found ...
Nearly half of cannabis users say they have driven while impairedCP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Nearly half of Ontario cannabis users polled have driven under the influence: CAACBC.ca

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Mormon church backs deal to allow medical marijuana in Utah - USA TODAY

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:58

USA TODAY

Mormon church backs deal to allow medical marijuana in Utah
USA TODAY
SALT LAKE CITY – The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate. The compromise comes as people prepare to vote in November ...
Mormon (LDS) church backs Utah medical marijuana legalization deal, even if November ballot initiative failsBoing Boing (blog)
LDS Church backs deal to allow medical marijuana in UtahThe Herald Journal
Utah governor promises to call special session after the election to enact medical marijuana agreement, no matter ...Salt Lake Tribune

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Edmonton area dominates licensed cannabis shops ahead of legalization - Edmonton Journal

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:18

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton area dominates licensed cannabis shops ahead of legalization
Edmonton Journal
The co-owner of Alberta's first fully approved marijuana shop, Chris Felgate in Devon has named his store Small Town Buds Cannabis Culture and has still not fully absorbed the fact that he will open Oct. 17. “It's exciting but, in some ways, it doesn't ...
17 Alberta shops will sell cannabis on 1st day of legalizationGlobalnews.ca
Seventeen cannabis retailers will open on Oct. 17 in Alberta, more comingCTV News
This bud's for northern Alberta: On Oct. 17, most cannabis retailers will be in the Edmonton regionCBC.ca
My Grande Prairie Now
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Will BC's legal marijuana supply run dry? - CTV News

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:13

CTV News

Will BC's legal marijuana supply run dry?
CTV News
There have been reports that some growers are struggling to meet targets, leading advocates of the illegal pot industry to sound the alarm about possible supply issues. "The legal, licensed producers of medical cannabis have signed up to supply ...
Flying high: It's now legal for Canadians to take cannabis on an airplaneNewshub
Canada to allow passengers carry cannabis on domestic flights from Oct. 18The Punch

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BAFFLING BLUES: Cops navigating new cannabis conventions - Toronto Sun

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:19

Toronto Sun

BAFFLING BLUES: Cops navigating new cannabis conventions
Toronto Sun
(Canada's military is not barred from legal marijuana consumption, but they did get time guidelines: no consumption within 8 hours of going on duty.) Closer to home, it's business as usual at various police jurisdictions in the GTA. At Durham Regional ...

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Cannabis marketing gets creative in hazy lead up to legalization - Financial Post

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 14:56

Financial Post

Cannabis marketing gets creative in hazy lead up to legalization
Financial Post
In the heart of Toronto's trendy Queen West neighbourhood, cannabis producer MedReleaf is employing a similar marketing tactic. The pot company is occupying a storefront that is handing out free cans of San Rafael '71 beer, which, come Oct.17, will ...
Beverage Giants Buying Into The Cannabis BoomYahoo Finance
Opinion: After cannabis legalization, medical market is still neededMontreal Gazette
4 Canadian Cannabis Stocks Set to List on a Major US Stock Exchange?SmallCapPower (press release)
Seeking Alpha -The Motley Fool Canada -Benzinga -Bloomberg
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Corona Beer Maker's Bet on Marijuana Has Already Netted More Than $1 Billion - Fortune

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:13

Fortune

Corona Beer Maker's Bet on Marijuana Has Already Netted More Than $1 Billion
Fortune
Constellation isn't the only alcoholic drink maker that's dipping its toes in the legal marijuana business. Anheuser-Busch is reportedly looking to investing in the cannabis space, and Heineken-owned Lagunitas recently started selling both a beer and a ...
Pro-weed 'political front is developing very quickly:' Constellation Brands CEOCNBC
Rewind: Jim Cramer's Take on Cannabis and the CloudTheStreet.com
Corona Boss Says Not Worried Marijuana Will Hurt Beer, Wine SalesWall Street Journal
Markets Insider
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The Cannabis Power List: Movers and shakers we're buzzing about in the pot world - Financial Post

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:11

Investopedia

The Cannabis Power List: Movers and shakers we're buzzing about in the pot world
Financial Post
His technology background might have shone through a bit in August, when he predicted there would be “Google-like” company in the cannabis industry. “Canopy is a tech company that produces and converts and commercializes marijuana,” he says.
Why Marijuana Producer Tilray's Stock Is Tumbling TodayInvestopedia
Marijuana-Company Debt Is Surging Along With Their SharesBNNBloomberg.ca
5 Marijuana Stocks to Stay Far Away FromInvestorplace.com
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Ottawa won't fight First Nations that choose to ban cannabis: Blair - CBC.ca

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 19:18

CBC.ca

Ottawa won't fight First Nations that choose to ban cannabis: Blair
CBC.ca
Ottawa won't take a First Nation to court if it decides to ban marijuana from its territory, according to Bill Blair, the lead minister of the government's cannabis file. Blair, the Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction minister, and Indigenous ...
Feds wont interfere if Quebec raises marijuana consumption age to 21CTV News
Legault says he'll raise Quebec's marijuana age to 21Globalnews.ca

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Smokers needed: Help wanted in cannabis industry 'behind the scenes' - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 18:29

Vancouver Sun

Smokers needed: Help wanted in cannabis industry 'behind the scenes'
Vancouver Sun
Website Indeed's cannabis listings quadrupled between July 2017 and July 2018 and on Wednesday the site had more than 280 positions listed in B.C. While retail sales or “bud tender” positions in dispensaries were listed at $14 or $15 an hour ...

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Some employers to set ground rules for cannabis consumption - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 14:53

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Some employers to set ground rules for cannabis consumption
TheChronicleHerald.ca
All are not allowed to be under the influence of marijuana at least eight hours before going on duty. There are stricter restrictions, including bans, between different units. Halifax Regional Police are in the process of finalizing policies, which ...
Cannabis capitalism: who is making money in the marijuana industry?The Guardian
Canada Will Change The World Forever With Marijuana Legalization, Here's HowMTL Blog (blog)
Canadians should think twice before bringing weed on a planeVancouver Is Awesome
HuffPost Canada
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Pelham puts temporary halt on cannabis cash crops - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:54

StCatharinesStandard.ca

Pelham puts temporary halt on cannabis cash crops
StCatharinesStandard.ca
The move comes after the rapid proliferation of cannabis production greenhouses in the town, with six having already established operations. Those operations have prompted resident complaints, most notably in regard to smell, prompting the town to ...
Cannabis dos and don'tsBrantford Expositor

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Under CAQ, legal age to consume cannabis in Quebec will be 21 — eventually - CBC.ca

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:27

CBC.ca

Under CAQ, legal age to consume cannabis in Quebec will be 21 — eventually
CBC.ca
With pot's legalization exactly two weeks away, a key member of the new Legault government is acknowledging the legal age to consume cannabis in Quebec will remain 18, for now. The Coalition Avenir Québec campaigned on a promise to increase the ...
#ICYMI: No honeymoon for Legault, reprieve for young #cannabis users, more newsMontreal Gazette
Jason Kenney on Twitter: "It's encouraging to have a new Quebec government whose explicit goal is “to aim for zero ...Twitter

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Legal Marijuana In Canada: Here's What To Know When Crossing The Border - HuffPost Canada

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 10:14

HuffPost Canada

Legal Marijuana In Canada: Here's What To Know When Crossing The Border
HuffPost Canada
You read that right. Just admitting to having used marijuana in the past could get you a lifetime ban from the U.S., Saunders said. Even though some states have legalized it for recreational use, cannabis is still illegal in the eyes of the U.S ...
US authorities seize nearly 750 kg of marijuana at Canadian borderCTV News
Border patrol seized roughly 750 kg of marijuana in recent weeksThe London Free Press
Border Patrol agents prepare for legalization of recreational marijuana in CanadaWHEC

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Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day - Forbes

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 10:03

Forbes

Voters In Seven States Will See These Marijuana Questions On Election Day
Forbes
Some concern full marijuana legalization and others would allow medical cannabis, while one is about the definition of hemp. Some are statewide measures and others are local in nature. Some are constitutional amendments, while others are statutory ...
Medical marijuana negotiations continue, and a deal could be announced as soon as ThursdaySalt Lake Tribune
Announcement over medical marijuana initiative expected ThursdayDeseret News

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This cannabis-derived drug just got approved, but that won't make it easier to get edibles - The Verge

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:24

The Verge

This cannabis-derived drug just got approved, but that won't make it easier to get edibles
The Verge
“I don't believe there is a practical application for a cannabis manufacturer,” says Serge Chistov, an investor in Honest Marijuana Company. The government might be softening its grip, but the decision is so limited that “it really doesn't help us ...

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