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Burnaby's plan to bar private cannabis shops heads to public hearing - Burnaby Now

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 11:17

Burnaby Now

Burnaby's plan to bar private cannabis shops heads to public hearing
Burnaby Now
Burnaby residents will have the chance to voice their thoughts on local cannabis sales at a public hearing on Aug. 28. City council will open the floor for discussion on its proposed approach to recreational pot sales, which includes shutting out ...

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Summer Got You Feeling Stressed? Cannabis May Help - The Spokesman-Review

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 00:05

The Spokesman-Review

Summer Got You Feeling Stressed? Cannabis May Help
The Spokesman-Review
Cannabis has been considered a stress reliever for nearly half a millennia and modern science has verified that this treatment works. Not only has research confirmed the efficacy of the medical marijuana, more and more Americans are treating stress ...

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Cannabis offending halves as methamphetamine offending doubles, figures show - Stuff.co.nz

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 19:32

Stuff.co.nz

Cannabis offending halves as methamphetamine offending doubles, figures show
Stuff.co.nz
"Police have discretion. They can focus on certain types of crime and I think in many police districts they are choosing to not focus on low-level cannabis offending and putting effort into things like methamphetamine, which is becoming more common ...

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Randy's Black Label gets my marijuana smoking glassware sparkling clean - Boing Boing

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 10:07

Boing Boing

Randy's Black Label gets my marijuana smoking glassware sparkling clean
Boing Boing
With all the fantastic strains of marijuana available in today's flowering recreational market it makes no sense to smoke through a dirt old pipe. I prefer a water bong to a pipe, but they get nasty so quickly that cleaning one, even with more former ...

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Private sector to sell marijuana in Ontario once pot can be legally sold: report - CTV News

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 19:45

CTV News

Private sector to sell marijuana in Ontario once pot can be legally sold: report
CTV News
TORONTO -- The Ontario government will reportedly allow private stores to sell marijuana once recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17. A source in the provincial government told the Globe and Mail that Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Attorney ...
Politics Briefing: Doug Ford to hand control of cannabis sales to private sectorThe Globe and Mail
Ontario government will turn to private retailers to sell marijuanaThe Globe and Mail

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RCMP seizes half ton of pot and cannabis products - News1130

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 19:39

News1130

RCMP seizes half ton of pot and cannabis products
News1130
RCMP seizes half ton of pot and cannabis products. Police near West Hawk stopped a commercial semi carrying 455 kilograms of marijuana, and another 34 kilograms of cannabis shatter, oils, and edibles. RCMP say this is the biggest highway drugs seizure ...
RCMP seize nearly half-tonne of cannabis products after stopping semi-trailerCBC.ca

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Florida medical marijuana director abruptly resigns - WPLG - WPLG Local 10

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 16:16

WPLG Local 10

Florida medical marijuana director abruptly resigns - WPLG
WPLG Local 10
Florida medical marijuana director Christian Bax, who has been a frequent target of lawmakers and patients over delays in the program, is stepping down.
Florida's medical marijuana director abruptly resignsOrlando Sentinel
State medical marijuana director Christian Bax resignsTampabay.com

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Researchers published a cannabis study that's dangerously misleading - TNW

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:34

TNW

Researchers published a cannabis study that's dangerously misleading
TNW
Let's talk about the differences between cannabis and synthetic weed. There are no confirmed accounts of cannabis, alone, being the cause of anyone's death. When a news outlet reports a “Baby boy is first marijuana overdose death, doctors claim,” it's ...

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Ontario said to be moving toward allowing private sector pot shops to sell marijuana - Financial Post

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:08

The Globe and Mail

Ontario said to be moving toward allowing private sector pot shops to sell marijuana
Financial Post
TORONTO — The Canadian cannabis industry was chomping at the bit Friday over the prospect of being allowed to sell legalized marijuana in Ontario through private-sector pot shops, and not just those of the provincial government. Until recently, the ...
Ontario government will turn to private retailers to sell marijuanaThe Globe and Mail
Ontario government now wants to privatize marijuana sales: reportCityNews
Report: PC government to allow privatized marijuana salesCHCH News
Narcity -BNNBloomberg.ca
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'Massive' marijuana bust called Manitoba's biggest - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 14:30

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

'Massive' marijuana bust called Manitoba's biggest
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
In what the RCMP is calling the largest drug bust Canada has seen in years, over 1,000 pounds of marijuana and cannabis product were seized from a semi transporting them across the country. On Sunday an RCMP officer performed a random traffic stop on ...
Manitoba RCMP make 455-kilo marijuana bust after officers pull over semi-trailerThe Globe and Mail
Manitoba RCMP find nearly 455 kilograms of marijuana after semi-trailer pulled overCTV News
Agassiz man connected to Canada's largest traffic stop marijuana bust since 2015Abbotsford News

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Manitoba RCMP make 455-kilo marijuana bust after officers pull over semi-trailer - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 13:20

The Globe and Mail

Manitoba RCMP make 455-kilo marijuana bust after officers pull over semi-trailer
The Globe and Mail
“When the officers opened the trailer, they found 925 pounds (almost 455 kilograms) of vacuum-sealed marijuana, as well as 75 pounds (34 kilograms) of cannabis shatter, oils, edibles and other products,” McMurchy said. The expertly sealed and packaged ...
'Massive' marijuana bust called Manitoba's biggestWinnipeg Sun
Manitoba RCMP find nearly 455 kilograms of marijuana after semi-trailer pulled overCTV News
Agassiz man connected to Canada's largest traffic stop marijuana bust since 2015Abbotsford News
KelownaNow
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Health Department unveils new proposed marijuana rules - NewsOK.com

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:52

NewsOK.com

Health Department unveils new proposed marijuana rules
NewsOK.com
The Oklahoma State Department of Health unveiled new draft medical marijuana rules Friday which would get rid of many of the most controversial measures its board passed two weeks ago. The Board of Health will meet Wednesday to discuss legal ...
New draft of medical marijuana emergency rules restores smokables, removes pharmacist requirement and THC limitsTulsa World
Oklahoma health department revised medical marijuana rulesThe Recorder
Oklahoma health department revises medical marijuana rulesStillwater News Press
KOCO Oklahoma City -Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority
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Cannabis companies would have to scramble to build stores in Ontario if Doug Ford changes rules - Financial Post

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:23

Financial Post

Cannabis companies would have to scramble to build stores in Ontario if Doug Ford changes rules
Financial Post
Canada's cannabis companies say they're ready to start building stores in Ontario if the government allows private sales of recreational marijuana, in what would be a dramatic policy shift by Doug Ford's new government less than three months before ...
Ontario government will turn to private retailers to sell marijuanaThe Globe and Mail
Ontario government now wants to privatize marijuana sales: reportCityNews
Report: PC government to allow privatized marijuana salesCHCH News
Narcity -BNNBloomberg.ca
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Cannabis Doesn't Help Exercising COPD Patients - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 07:31

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Cannabis Doesn't Help Exercising COPD Patients
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
At first blush, it would seem almost obvious that individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) did not show improvement after inhaling vaporized cannabis. However, with real clinical data for cannabis' true effects on human health ...

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Synthetic cannabis deaths spike in New Zealand, igniting legalisation debate - The Guardian

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 22:42

The Guardian

Synthetic cannabis deaths spike in New Zealand, igniting legalisation debate
The Guardian
The National party's medicinal marijuana bill proposes that medicinal cannabis products be approved in the same way a medicine is approved by regulator Medsafe, that medical practitioners should decide who has access to the drug, that cultivators and ...
Father of two with terminal cancer 'breaking the law' to make cannabis oilRadio New Zealand
Simon Bridges: Our medicinal cannabis bill is no stunt, but it is miles betterThe Spinoff
National missed its chance to lead on marijuana - Labour MP Michael WoodNewshub
TVNZ
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How this 'crusader of cannabis' is helping women step up and shape a new industry - Toronto Star

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 20:45

Toronto Star

How this 'crusader of cannabis' is helping women step up and shape a new industry
Toronto Star
HALIFAX—Cannabis products can help relieve some people's pain and aid sleep. But for Annie MacEachern, there's also a deeper connection to the plant for women. “The cannabis plant that flowers and creates the buds and everything that we want from ...

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford set to privatize legal cannabis sales, reports say - Toronto Star

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 20:43

Toronto Star

Ontario Premier Doug Ford set to privatize legal cannabis sales, reports say
Toronto Star
Reports that private marijuana dispensaries will soon be able to operate in Ontario are being hailed by cannabis activist Jodie Emery. In the wake of reports in Vice News and the Globe and Mail, who cite unnamed government sources, Emery told the Star ...

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Concern growing over unregulated edible cannabis products - CTV News

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 19:04

CTV News

Concern growing over unregulated edible cannabis products
CTV News
Edible cannabis products aren't legal in Canada, but they are being bought, sold and consumed regardless. A recent case in Nova Scotia has health experts warning about the possible risks for children. Chris Henderson, the owner of the Cannabis Vape ...

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Ontario government will turn to private retailers to sell marijuana ... - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 17:40

The Globe and Mail

Ontario government will turn to private retailers to sell marijuana ...
The Globe and Mail
Province will still control wholesale and distribution of the product once recreational use is legalized countrywide in October.

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