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Bus drivers in different cities face varying plans for cannabis-testing - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 16:14

Vancouver Sun

Bus drivers in different cities face varying plans for cannabis-testing
Vancouver Sun
We don't know yet of any kind of cannabis-testing that will work.” Transit worker unions elsewhere, as well as some drug experts, have questioned tests and thresholds used for detecting cannabis, saying they might show use, but not necessarily impairment.

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Research on cannabis and pain - TheSpec.com

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 15:47

TheSpec.com

Research on cannabis and pain
TheSpec.com
A new partnership between a Canadian licensed producer, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences is expected to result in medical research to better understand the impact of cannabis. A clinical trial — Cannabis Oil for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain ...

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Cannabis consumption: what's the difference between smoking and edibles? - CityNews Toronto

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 13:04

CityNews Toronto

Cannabis consumption: what's the difference between smoking and edibles?
CityNews Toronto
Smoke takes effect almost immediately. Edibles take time, but last longer. And the high is quite different. When you smoke marijuana, THC is transported through your bloodstream to your brain, and before you know it, you're feeling high and you've got ...

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DIY cannabis: Alberta man offers tips for the budding home grower - CBC.ca

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:07

CBC.ca

DIY cannabis: Alberta man offers tips for the budding home grower
CBC.ca
If you've ever grown a tomato plant, you won't have a hard time growing cannabis. A local private cannabis grower says the two plants aren't that different. With the proper soil, sunlight and nutrients, Tom Neumann says anyone can grow their own fresh ...

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Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans - Forbes

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:56

Forbes

Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans
Forbes
Two Democratic U.S. senators filed legislation on Wednesday that would effectively legalize medical marijuana for military veterans and let government doctors help them access it. Medical cannabis and pills. Under the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe ...
Booming marijuana companies struggling to find skilled workersThe London Free Press
New Legislation Could Increase Veteran Access to Medical MarijuanaFortune
RBC taking 'slow, cautious approach' on cannabis: CEOBNNBloomberg.ca
Philly.com -National Post -Marijuana Moment
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Leamington cannabis industry can't automatically rely on Mexican, Jamaican labour - Windsor Star

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 17:50

Windsor Star

Leamington cannabis industry can't automatically rely on Mexican, Jamaican labour
Windsor Star
Mexican and Jamaican workers who have come to Canada for decades to work in greenhouses may not be allowed to work in the cannabis industry. The expanding cannabis industry in Leamington may require hundreds of workers but growing marijuana is ...

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BC lawyer says medical marijuana users should have right to buy pot in stores - CTV News

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:47

CTV News

BC lawyer says medical marijuana users should have right to buy pot in stores
CTV News
VANCOUVER -- A lawyer for several medical marijuana dispensaries has urged a B.C. Supreme Court judge to toss out an application to close the shops, saying the federal government failed to include them in its plan to legalize recreational cannabis.

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Hamilton's cannabis regulations cleaned up ahead of legalization - TheSpec.com

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:38

TheSpec.com

Hamilton's cannabis regulations cleaned up ahead of legalization
TheSpec.com
The city's planning committee has approved a recommendation to allow licensed marijuana grow-ops in the district around the Hamilton airport. That was one of several amendments made to the city's cannabis-related regulations in preparation for the ...

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Post-Alcohol Support Space makes room for cannabis - UCalgary News

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:20

UCalgary News

Post-Alcohol Support Space makes room for cannabis
UCalgary News
New this fall is an open door to people under the influence of cannabis or a mixture of cannabis and alcohol. When the PASS first opened last January, individuals who had consumed other substances in addition to alcohol were excluded by the medical ...

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State officials have all but given up on this week's medical marijuana deadline - WLWT Cincinnati

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:01

WLWT Cincinnati

State officials have all but given up on this week's medical marijuana deadline
WLWT Cincinnati
Ryan, a three-time cancer survivor and medical cannabis advocate with the Ohio Patient Network, is not surprised about the delay. "It started off on the wrong foot as evidence(d) by the (state) next door, Pennsylvania, ... (which) came out about the ...
State panel handing out Virginia's first medical marijuana licenses will conduct work in secretRichmond.com
Medical marijuana: 7 reasons why Ohio won't be selling medical marijuana this weekCincinnati.com
Some Oklahoma doctors won't prescribe medical marijuanaKTUL
fox13now.com -Tulsa World -NBCNews.com
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Dos and don'ts of cannabis: Manitoba government launches public education campaign - CBC.ca

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 13:05

CBC.ca

Dos and don'ts of cannabis: Manitoba government launches public education campaign
CBC.ca
The public education campaign is spearheaded by the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba, the newly rebranded moniker for the Crown agency regulating cannabis sales, in addition to its current responsibilities overseeing liquor and ...
Province launches new cannabis campaign ahead of October legalizationGlobalnews.ca
Province pushing cannabis education campaignWinnipeg Sun
'Can & Can't of Cannabis' campaign launches ahead of legalizationCTV News
Winnipeg Free Press -Daily Hive
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Is Anheuser-Busch Next To Strike A Deal With The Cannabis Industry? - Forbes

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:09

Forbes

Is Anheuser-Busch Next To Strike A Deal With The Cannabis Industry?
Forbes
These companies plan to market stoner sips to both lifelong cannabis users and newcomers interested in exploring legal marijuana through a more socially accepted means. After all, smoking weed is a dying trend, according to a report from Deloitte. This ...

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Cronos partners with Ginkgo to develop lab-grown cannabis - Toronto Star

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:53

Toronto Star

Cronos partners with Ginkgo to develop lab-grown cannabis
Toronto Star
Cannabis producer Cronos Group Inc. is partnering with Ginkgo Bioworks Inc. in a $122 million deal to genetically engineer the active compounds in marijuana. Ginkgo, which counts Bayer AG, Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. and Cargill Inc. among its partners, ...
Marijuana stocks jump on bio-engineering dealPhilly.com
Weed stocks are going nuts after one of the largest marijuana companies strikes a deal for lab-made THC (CRON)Markets Insider
Why Cronos Group's recent shakedown should be a warning to marijuana stock investorsPotNetwork (blog)

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Cannabis on campus: colleges and universities prep for legalization - CityNews

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 10:25

CityNews

Cannabis on campus: colleges and universities prep for legalization
CityNews
As the country prepares for marijuana legalization that will have wide-ranging impacts across industries and businesses, colleges and universities are also looking to brace for the bud. CityNews reached out to a number of institutions to find out how ...

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Booming marijuana companies struggling to find skilled workers - The London Free Press

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 06:59

The London Free Press

Booming marijuana companies struggling to find skilled workers
The London Free Press
As Canadian cannabis companies busily expand and go on hiring sprees ahead of the drug's legalization this fall, industry insiders warn of a skills shortage plaguing the emerging sector. Already, there are 115 licensed producers approved to grow ...
Amid marijuana legalization, Health Canada changes strategy on how to talk to teens about cannabisNational Post
Health Canada's marijuana education campaign 'nuanced', expert saysOttawa Citizen
Opinion: Legalization is changing the medical cannabis research landscapeDaily Hive
Bloomberg -Motley Fool
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Someone 'donated' 5 pounds of marijuana to a Florida thrift shop - New York Post

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 21:40

New York Post

Someone 'donated' 5 pounds of marijuana to a Florida thrift shop
New York Post
Employees at the Pines Thrift Store in Sarasota, Florida, are scratching their heads after someone left nearly 5 pounds of marijuana outside the shop last week. Four bags of vacuum-sealed marijuana turned up inside a tote bag near the clothing drop-off ...
5 pounds of marijuana found among thrift store donationsABC News

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Orange marijuana business looks to start construction soon, open this year - The Recorder

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 20:00

The Recorder

Orange marijuana business looks to start construction soon, open this year
The Recorder
... Silver Therapeutics Inc. Chief Financial Officer Brendan McKee. According to McKee, the state's Cannabis Control Commission has deemed its application to sell recreational marijuana complete, and has indicated the application will be reviewed by ...

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Local business ready for legal cannabis sales - Winnipeg Free Press

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 13:52

Local business ready for legal cannabis sales
Winnipeg Free Press
In Manitoba, the minimum age to purchase cannabis will be 19, although 18 will be the minimum age to buy accessories. The province has approved four private companies to sell marijuana, including Delta 9, a Winnipeg company that is already licensed to ...

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Thrift shop workers find nearly 5 pounds of marijuana - KCRA Sacramento

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:02

KCRA Sacramento

Thrift shop workers find nearly 5 pounds of marijuana
KCRA Sacramento
Whoops! Someone dropped off a storage tote with marijuana at a Florida thrift shop. Police in Sarasota said employees of the Pine Thrift Shop found four vacuum-sealed bags of the illegal recreational substance inside the container in the after-hours ...
Florida thrift shop gets nearly 5 pounds of marijuana in unusual donation, cops sayFox News

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