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Blockchain for Canadian cannabis industry - Digital Journal

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 14:45

Digital Journal

Blockchain for Canadian cannabis industry
Digital Journal
Toronto - IBM have made a suggestion to officials in Canada that they evaluate the advantages of using blockchain to control the supply and management for the soon-to-be legalized cannabis industry.

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Inside Paraguay's illegal cannabis plantations - Aljazeera.com

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 08:53

Aljazeera.com

Inside Paraguay's illegal cannabis plantations
Aljazeera.com
"We believe that this historic level of seizures that has taken place in the last three years, we have never before seen these levels of destruction of marijuana crops or seizures of cocaine, is precisely the result of this policy of purification and ...

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Online cannabis retailers look to cash in on Black Friday sales hype - CBC.ca

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 08:16

CBC.ca

Online cannabis retailers look to cash in on Black Friday sales hype
CBC.ca
The sale of medical marijuana has been legal for years, but selling cannabis for recreational purposes won't be allowed until next summer, with each province setting its own rules. Under current rules, only producers who are licensed by Health Canada ...
Online cannabis dispensaries join in on Black Friday sales | CTV ...CTV News
Las Vegas marijuana dispensaries offering Black Friday dealsBNN
Las Vegas marijuana dispensaries take part in Black FridayLas Vegas Review-Journal
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Las Vegas Sun
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Why former NHLer Riley Cote wants hockey to embrace cannabis ... - Sportsnet.ca

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 07:14

Sportsnet.ca

Why former NHLer Riley Cote wants hockey to embrace cannabis ...
Sportsnet.ca
Riley Cote consumed cannabis during his days an an NHLer. Now he wants the league to embrace the drug as a way to manage anxiety and pain.

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First Nations call on BC to consider reconciliation, traditional law in cannabis regulations - Straight.com

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 17:45

Straight.com

First Nations call on BC to consider reconciliation, traditional law in cannabis regulations
Straight.com
As part of B.C.'s cannabis regulation engagement process, the province requested that interested stakeholders provide input to lawmakers ahead of a November 1 deadline. Five First Nations, bands, and councils from across the province submitted their ...

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Streetwise newsletter: Last week's best reads: Marijuana, TMX, financial services - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 15:31

The Globe and Mail

Streetwise newsletter: Last week's best reads: Marijuana, TMX, financial services
The Globe and Mail
Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is forging ahead with plans to launch a hostile takeover bid to acquire CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., a move that would create Canada's second-largest medical-cannabis company behind Canopy Growth Corp. Story (Christina ...

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Cannabis dispensaries raided by Halifax police | Reality Bites - The Coast Halifax

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:47

The Coast Halifax

Cannabis dispensaries raided by Halifax police | Reality Bites
The Coast Halifax
Search warrants conducted at Coastal Cannapy on Agricola Street and Green Light on Barrington result in multiple charges.

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Marijuana Ads Don't Increase Use, Study Indicates - Marijuana Moment

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:25

Marijuana Moment

Marijuana Ads Don't Increase Use, Study Indicates
Marijuana Moment
People exposed to advertising from marijuana retailers aren't significantly more likely to use cannabis. That's one surprising finding of a new study, although its authors mostly buried that conclusion in the framing of their paper, published this week ...
Medical School Hosts First Seminar on Medical MarijuanaU.S. News & World Report
Hawaii medical school cannabis seminar includes doctor's advice about who shouldn't use MMJThe Cannabist

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Discount dope: Marijuana dispensaries offer Black Friday sales online - CTV News

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 13:29

CTV News

Discount dope: Marijuana dispensaries offer Black Friday sales online
CTV News
Online cannabis dispensaries are the latest to cash in on the holiday shopping frenzy, with some offering dramatic markdowns or novelty products as the season known for consumer spending gets underway. Several online cannabis stores are holding Black ...
Las Vegas marijuana dispensaries take part in Black FridayLas Vegas Review-Journal
Marijuana dispensaries in Vegas get high marks from Black Friday shoppersKIRO Seattle
Green Friday: Marijuana dispensaries offer Black Friday dealsWAVY-TV
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Survey to weed out opinions of residents on cannabis legalization - Edmonton Journal

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:29

Survey to weed out opinions of residents on cannabis legalization
Edmonton Journal
The City of Edmonton has decided its high time it learned residents' opinions on the legalization of recreational cannabis next year. Officials launched a 10-question online survey Friday aimed at finding out what Edmontonians think about key issues on ...

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CanniMed bristles at Aurora's hostile, all-share offer to create $3B cannabis giant - Financial Post

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:56

CTV News

CanniMed bristles at Aurora's hostile, all-share offer to create $3B cannabis giant
Financial Post
Aurora Cannabis Inc. officially launched on Friday what is likely the first-ever hostile takeover bid in the short history of Canada's marijuana industry. Alberta-based Aurora had proposed an all-stock deal earlier this month worth up to $24 for each ...
Medical cannabis facility set to open in Pointe-ClaireCTV News
Aurora Cannabis takeover bid 'makes no sense,' CanniMed CEO saysThe Globe and Mail
Aurora Cannabis buying greenhouse designer Larssen to push pot partnership plansCBC.ca
Business Wire (press release) -Canada NewsWire (press release)
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The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe - The Guardian

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 03:30

The Guardian

The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe
The Guardian
In fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerland. Soon, the plants could be available across much of Europe. The man behind the operation is 31-year ...
Burgeoning Marijuana Industry Has a Growing Need for ScientistsEntrepreneur

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Comparing marijuana to fentanyl is social conservatism without a clue: Robyn Urback - CBC.ca

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 02:16

CBC.ca

Comparing marijuana to fentanyl is social conservatism without a clue: Robyn Urback
CBC.ca
Previous federal regulations only allowed for medical marijuana to be sold dried, meaning that lung cancer sufferers and children with epilepsy, for example, basically had to smoke weed if they wanted medical marijuana relief. The Supreme Court ...

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Winnipeg Free Press Unveils Website Dedicated To Marijuana News - Huffington Post Canada

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:57

Huffington Post Canada

Winnipeg Free Press Unveils Website Dedicated To Marijuana News
Huffington Post Canada
A specialized cannabis news website called The Leaf is generating quite a "buzz" since launching earlier this week, according to the editor of the Winnipeg Free Press. Paul Samyn said the newspaper thinks there is growing reader appetite locally and ...

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The Mother of Canada's Marijuana Laws Is a Feminist Hero and a Racist Monster - VICE

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 18:00

VICE

The Mother of Canada's Marijuana Laws Is a Feminist Hero and a Racist Monster
VICE
So aside from salaciously vilifying POC even further and spreading hate across the country, what her best-seller added to the national conversation was its warning about cannabis. Cannabis was almost unknown in Canada at the time, making it easy for ...

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Aurora Cannabis buying greenhouse designer Larssen to push pot partnership plans - CBC.ca

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 13:54

CBC.ca

Aurora Cannabis buying greenhouse designer Larssen to push pot partnership plans
CBC.ca
Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it intends to use its ownership of greenhouse design firm Larssen Ltd. to pressure other cannabis producers to enter partnerships that will further its aggressive growth plans. In a news release, the Alberta-based cannabis ...
Aurora Cannabis to Acquire H2 BiopharmaCanada NewsWire (press release)
Aurora Cannabis follows up greenhouse designer deal with Quebec producer buyoutNews1130
Aurora Cannabis To Buy H2 Biopharma For C$25 Mln Total Contingent ConsiderationMarkets Insider
Business Wire (press release)
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New Sask. survey says government-run marijuana stores popular ... - CBC.ca

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:56

CBC.ca

New Sask. survey says government-run marijuana stores popular ...
CBC.ca
An online survey run by the provincial government shows people want a zero tolerance approach to drivers who take marijuana and a minimum age of 19 to use ...

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Cannabis studies overestimate the drug's benefits because participants know they are 'high', expert says - Daily Mail

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:50

Daily Mail

Cannabis studies overestimate the drug's benefits because participants know they are 'high', expert says
Daily Mail
The legalization movement rode heavily on scientific evidence that cannabinoids - the active portion of the cannabis plant from which marijuana, hashish and hash oil are made - are safe and have have health benefits. Studies on the therapeutic uses of ...
Cannabis Cooking Tips for Thanksgiving DayNewsweek

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'Cannabis Christmas': Island business selling pot advent calendars - CTV Vancouver Island

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 12:24

CTV Vancouver Island

'Cannabis Christmas': Island business selling pot advent calendars
CTV Vancouver Island
Marijuana growers in B.C. are blazing a new path when it comes to Christmas gifts this year, by putting a twist on the traditional advent calendar. Daniel Mongeau and three others operate out of Metchosin and have a permit to grow medicinal marijuana.

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