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Assembly of First Nations wants provinces, territories to butt out of ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:32

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Assembly of First Nations wants provinces, territories to butt out of ...
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First Nations chiefs on Wednesday called on the federal government to amend its marijuana legalization legislation to prevent provincial regulations from applying on reserves.

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Cannabis plans dominate NSLC talks at legislature - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:49

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Cannabis plans dominate NSLC talks at legislature
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“We're going to have cannabis-infused drinks, edibles, all these things take up shelf space,” he went on. “Have all these things been thought through? Or are we going to be a province that sells it in a special room at the NSLC for a year only to find ...
NSLC to stock hundreds of cannabis products — just not many from ...CBC.ca
Rules around cannabis legalization in NS continue to evolveCTV News
VIBERT: Cannabis business boggles the mindTheChronicleHerald.ca

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The Quest for an Ancient Culture's Cannabis-Filled Cooking - Atlas Obscura

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:12

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The Quest for an Ancient Culture's Cannabis-Filled Cooking
Atlas Obscura
Before I know it, Gigani (whose family is Svan) regales me with childhood memories of meter-high marijuana plants in her grandmother's garden. “Before the drug laws were strengthened, it was totally normal to grow cannabis in this part of Georgia,” she ...

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'I Heart Jane' Offers Cannabis Ecommerce And 'Jane Lanes' - Forbes

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:57

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'I Heart Jane' Offers Cannabis Ecommerce And 'Jane Lanes'
Forbes
As a West Point graduate and Apache helicopter pilot, Soc Rosenfeld was “anti-cannabis,” he said. That changed when he returned from the war in Iraq. “I was always operating at an intensity level of 11,” he said, and that translated to a challenging re ...

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Legalizing cannabis: Senate committee recommends banning homegrown product - CTV News

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:04

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Legalizing cannabis: Senate committee recommends banning homegrown product
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A senate committee is recommending that federal law should specify that the provinces have the power to decide whether or not they want to authorize the cultivation of cannabis at home. Quebec and several other provinces have said they do not want ...
Plan on growing marijuana at home? There goes the ...The Globe and Mail
Marijuana delivery to all of California? Measure would expand accessSacramento Bee
Trudeau opens door to delay on marijuana billiPolitics.ca
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Cannabis as colonialism? NWT woman says government shouldn't 'impose' legalization - CBC.ca

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:46

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Cannabis as colonialism? NWT woman says government shouldn't 'impose' legalization
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"I think a lot of non-Indigenous Canadians don't have that experience, that alcohol was legal one day and created major social problems for communities," said Testart. "We need to work in full partnership and full respect with our Indigenous partners ...

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Weed sales OK'd at California's first big marijuana festival at Sacramento concert - Sacramento Bee (blog)

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:36

Sacramento Bee (blog)

Weed sales OK'd at California's first big marijuana festival at Sacramento concert
Sacramento Bee (blog)
Marijuana lovers will be able to light up at the Lauryn Hill concert this weekend after all. Despite the objections of the City Council member whose district represents the Cal Expo fairgrounds, the council approved a one-time license for marijuana ...

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BC and Ottawa sign marijuana tax-sharing deal - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:17

Vancouver Sun

BC and Ottawa sign marijuana tax-sharing deal
Vancouver Sun
VICTORIA — B.C. has signed on to Ottawa's tax for legalized marijuana, though the province has not yet decided whether to share the money with local communities. Finance Minister Carole James signed the “coordinated cannabis taxation agreement” with ...

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California firms cultivate cannabis investors at Vancouver forum - Vancouver Sun

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:12

Vancouver Sun

California firms cultivate cannabis investors at Vancouver forum
Vancouver Sun
Canada and California have reached an interesting confluence of money and knowhow on the road to legalizing cannabis, stateside pot entrepreneur Steve DeAngelo argues. “I call it the powerhouse combination,” said DeAngelo, winding up his sales pitch ...
Between lightning-fast pitches to investors, cannabis proponents lament and welcome the changing face of potToronto Star

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What's the holdup with awarding medical marijuana licenses in Michigan? - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:37

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What's the holdup with awarding medical marijuana licenses in Michigan?
Detroit Free Press
There are 283,832 medical marijuana card holders in Michigan as of Tuesday and 43,087 registered caregivers, who can grow up to a total of 72 plants for five patients. “Everybody is concerned. What are patients going to do on June 15?” said Barton ...

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Senators recommend delaying cannabis bill for a year to address ... - CBC.ca

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:36

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Senators recommend delaying cannabis bill for a year to address ...
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Members of the Senate's Aboriginal peoples committee are recommending the Liberal government hold back on legalizing cannabis for at least a year in order to address its potential for harmful effects in Indigenous communities.
Marijuana legalization should be put off until First Nations tax sharing worked out: Senate committeeToronto Star
Senate Aboriginal Peoples committee calls for delaying cannabis legalizationiPolitics.ca

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Pregnant women asked to avoid cannabis in face of poor research - CBC.ca

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:33

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Pregnant women asked to avoid cannabis in face of poor research
CBC.ca
"We just don't have the evidence that cannabis use is not going to make that worse." The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists issued a warning this month to people of child-bearing age, or who are pregnant or breastfeeding. It said most people ...

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Cities continue to face uncertainty around cannabis revenue sharing - Edmonton Journal

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 14:46

Edmonton Journal

Cities continue to face uncertainty around cannabis revenue sharing
Edmonton Journal
Edmonton city council is antsy to reach an agreement with the province on how cannabis revenue will be filtered into municipalities. “I'd like resolution on this question of cannabis revenue sharing … before the city does its next four-year budget ...

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Marijuana Gives Health-Conscious Consumers Something Alcohol Cannot - Forbes

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:58

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Marijuana Gives Health-Conscious Consumers Something Alcohol Cannot
Forbes
The U.S. alcohol trade hasn't had any real competition for more than eight decades, which has given it a clear path to become the mega $223 billion industry that it is today. But now that marijuana is legal in more parts of the country, booze slingers ...

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Olds College teams up with pot producer to offer cannabis courses - Calgary Herald

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:22

Calgary Herald

Olds College teams up with pot producer to offer cannabis courses
Calgary Herald
The college is also developing a second continuing education class, to be offered in the fall, focusing on the retail side of the cannabis industry. Debbie Thompson, a vice-president and chief innovation officer at Olds College, said the school has a ...

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Igniting A Powder Keg: Discussing Cannabis And Cryptocurrency With Dübercoin CEO Glenn Ballman - Forbes

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 18:22

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Igniting A Powder Keg: Discussing Cannabis And Cryptocurrency With Dübercoin CEO Glenn Ballman
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Cannabis and cryptocurrencies are two of the hottest topics in the investing world, and a Seattle-based company called düber is looking to bridge the gap between them. The company is planning a new cryptocurrency called dübercoin (DBR) that will be ...

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Edmonton dogs fall ill after ingesting marijuana on walks - Globalnews.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 17:52

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Edmonton dogs fall ill after ingesting marijuana on walks
Globalnews.ca
“One of the first things they asked me was, 'Could he have gotten into marijuana?' and I said, 'No,' because I didn't think so.” The vet took some blood samples and then Ringo got sick again. It turns out Wilson was wrong. In the vomit, the vet found ...

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Paula Simons: Buzz kill: Will Sherwood Park be a legal cannabis desert? - Edmonton Journal

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 16:54

Edmonton Journal

Paula Simons: Buzz kill: Will Sherwood Park be a legal cannabis desert?
Edmonton Journal
So perhaps it's not shocking that, so far at least, the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission has received just one application to open a recreational marijuana store in Strathcona County. However, it does make Sherwood Park — with a ...

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Realtors warn legal cannabis home cultivation could undermine ... - CBC.ca

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:24

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Realtors warn legal cannabis home cultivation could undermine ...
CBC.ca
With the full legalization of cannabis expected in only matter of months, the country's real estate agents are warning provisions that allow for home cultivation of cannabis plants could undermine property values.
Real estate association calls for moratorium on homegrown recreational cannabisCTV News
The Canadian Real Estate Association doesn't want you to grow cannabis at homeStraight.com

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