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Looming cannabis legalization forces 14 RCMP sniffer dogs into early retirement - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 08:10

The Globe and Mail

Looming cannabis legalization forces 14 RCMP sniffer dogs into early retirement
The Globe and Mail
Traffic and interdiction dogs like Luke are trained to detect cannabis, but once the substance is legal, they can no longer be used to establish grounds for search in a traffic stop. All 14 dogs need to be replaced, and it will cost about $5,000 to ...

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The world's weed market is rapidly changing. Most people have no idea what they're buying. - Vox

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 05:40

Vox

The world's weed market is rapidly changing. Most people have no idea what they're buying.
Vox
The evolution of hemp and marijuana (Botany of Desire author Michael Pollan, who we also interviewed for this episode, discusses the history of cannabis with PBS). This Professor Teaches About Drug Use, Including His Own (A WNYC interview with ...

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Potential cannabis shop clustering at Stephen Ave. worries ... - Calgary Herald

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 04:01

Calgary Herald

Potential cannabis shop clustering at Stephen Ave. worries ...
Calgary Herald
The Calgary Downtown Association is raising concerns about the potential for over-concentration of cannabis shops along Stephen Avenue due to a lack of ...

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How the tech behind bitcoin could safeguard marijuana sales data - CBC.ca

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 02:03

CBC.ca

How the tech behind bitcoin could safeguard marijuana sales data
CBC.ca
The Cannabis Act authorizes Health Canada to implement a national tracking system for marijuana — following the journey from seed to sale — to protect the integrity of the legal market. The challenge is to keep that information confidential in an age ...
Canadians run afoul of US law over interests in American cannabis producersVancouver Sun
US marijuana companies go public in CanadaPBS NewsHour
Pot of gold? Inside Europe's evolving cannabis marketPitchBook News & Analysis
MTL Blog (blog)
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New Jersey Attorney General Pauses Prosecutions in Marijuana Cases - New York Times

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 15:04

New York Times

New Jersey Attorney General Pauses Prosecutions in Marijuana Cases
New York Times
As some officials in New Jersey are pushing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the state's attorney general directed prosecutors on Tuesday to seek to pause any cases stemming from marijuana-related offenses for at least a month, in a move ...
New Jersey suspends all marijuana prosecutions until SeptemberPolitico
New Jersey suspends marijuana cases in court in potential step toward legalizationThe Hill
NJ marijuana legalization: New Jersey quietly takes first steps to decriminalize weedAsbury Park Press
NJ.com -Leafly -Press of Atlantic City -Asbury Park Press
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Pot smokers are setting aside their joints in favor of edibles, pills and extracts - USA TODAY

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:58

USA TODAY

Pot smokers are setting aside their joints in favor of edibles, pills and extracts
USA TODAY
DENVER – Marijuana users across the country are setting down their bongs, putting away their joints and moving away from smoking pot. It's not that people are giving up on cannabis – far from it. But retailers across the country report that consumers ...

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Outside Lands Adds a Cannabis Festival Without Any Cannabis - Eater SF

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:45

Eater SF

Outside Lands Adds a Cannabis Festival Without Any Cannabis
Eater SF
The Outside Lands festival already promises barbecue, doughnuts, and dumplings along with the musical stylings of Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Florence and the Machine, Beck, and Janelle Monae. Now it's adding cannabis — kind of. Grass Lands ...
'Grass Lands' to Offer Cannabis Experience (With a Catch) at Outside Lands Festival in SFNBC Bay Area
Outside Lands Festival Announces Grass Lands: 'Curated Cannabis Experience'Variety
Outside Lands Music Festival Announces 'Grass Lands' Curated Cannabis ExperienceBillboard
Stereogum -Consequence of Sound (blog)
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Celine Cooper: Girl's cannabis chocolate mishap shows risks of edibles - Montreal Gazette

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:22

Montreal Gazette

Celine Cooper: Girl's cannabis chocolate mishap shows risks of edibles
Montreal Gazette
Bill C-45, which addresses the regulation, sale and cultivation of recreational cannabis, does not come into force until Oct. 17. At that point, Canadians over the age of 18 will be able to legally purchase and consume marijuana, and to make edibles ...
Canada Is Inventing a Cannabis Beer That Hits You Harder Than an EdibleEsquire.com
So, how high will this new marijuana beer get you? Five things to knowMiami Herald
'It hits you very quickly': Canada brews first cannabis beerThe Guardian
Maxim -CTV News -SmallCapPower (press release)
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Cannabis facility to be built on Saskatchewan First Nation - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 09:35

Globalnews.ca

Cannabis facility to be built on Saskatchewan First Nation
Globalnews.ca
Chief Delbert Wapass, who will sit on the company's board of directors, said they believe in the legalization of recreational cannabis and the economic opportunities it will provide. “We are proud to be Westleaf's largest shareholder, as we strongly ...
'It really is a partnership': Calgary cannabis company inks deal with Saskatchewan First NationCalgary Herald

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Form of cannabis may have calming effect on agitated Alzheimer's patients - CTV News

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 06:43

CTV News

Form of cannabis may have calming effect on agitated Alzheimer's patients
CTV News
Canadian researchers are presenting some encouraging early data on a new way of helping to calm agitated patients with Alzheimer's, using a man-made form of cannabis called nabilone. About half of patients with advancing Alzheimer's can become angry ...
Cannabis-like drug may ease agitation in Alzheimer's patientsNBCNews.com
Cannabis-like drug reduces outbursts, emotional distress and restlessness in Alzheimer's patients, trial revealsDaily Mail

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First comes legal cannabis. Then, say industry insiders, will come the artisan stuff - CBC.ca

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 05:00

CBC.ca

First comes legal cannabis. Then, say industry insiders, will come the artisan stuff
CBC.ca
When Albertans walk into a retail cannabis store on Oct. 17, they'll be able to choose from a selection of about 300 products from 13 different licensed producers. But for the more experienced cannabis user, the experience might be a bit like walking ...

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BC officials warn backcountry explorers against mixing marijuana and hiking - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 04:22

The Globe and Mail

BC officials warn backcountry explorers against mixing marijuana and hiking
The Globe and Mail
Flower and Freedom doesn't supply marijuana to participants said Rae. She said the use of marijuana before their yoga classes is just like someone consuming cannabis for medicinal purposes. “There are many people around us every day consuming ...

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Hey YouTube: Quit Blocking Cannabis Channels - Leafly

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 00:39

Leafly

Hey YouTube: Quit Blocking Cannabis Channels
Leafly
For the past few months, YouTube has waged a war on some cannabis content. They've been terminating accounts and shunning the WeedTube community without any communication. But then in the past couple of weeks or so, YouTube began reinstating ...

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Medical cannabis in Australia 'pretty much inaccessible', leaving patients looking to US - ABC News

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 22:02

ABC News

Medical cannabis in Australia 'pretty much inaccessible', leaving patients looking to US
ABC News
Mr Taylor began to grow and juice his own cannabis after struggling to find a doctor who would help him through the Therapeutic Goods Administration's (TGA) lengthy application process to legally access medical marijuana. Last week, after pleading ...

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NS girl, 4, ate 15 pieces of marijuana product she thought was chocolate: police - CTV News

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 18:07

CTV News

NS girl, 4, ate 15 pieces of marijuana product she thought was chocolate: police
CTV News
In their statement, the Mounties said the possession of edible marijuana products will remain illegal even after the sale of recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17. However, the federal government has confirmed that it expects to have rules in ...
Four-year-old rushed to hospital after eating marijuana edible: Nova Scotia RCMPGlobalnews.ca
Four-year-old girl eats 15 pieces of edible marijuana product, police sayNational Post
Girl, 4, sent to hospital after eating marijuana chocolate barCBC.ca
Toronto Star -HalifaxToday.ca
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Aurora Cannabis Inc. to offer medical pot coverage for employees - Toronto Star

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:56

Toronto Star

Aurora Cannabis Inc. to offer medical pot coverage for employees
Toronto Star
... world leader in cannabis production is now offering medical pot coverage for its employees. Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced a new benefits plan Monday that will include coverage for medical marijuana authorized by a physician or nurse effective Aug. 1.

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Cannabis companies poaching key talent from the food and beverage sectors - The Globe and Mail

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:34

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis companies poaching key talent from the food and beverage sectors
The Globe and Mail
... recreational marijuana legal in October, cannabis companies with deep pockets are on the hunt for talent. For many, the obvious place to go to poach talent is the food and beverage sector. Examples of the cannabis sector poaching talent from the ...

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Most in US think cannabis has health benefits, despite lack of data – study - The Guardian

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 14:01

The Guardian

Most in US think cannabis has health benefits, despite lack of data – study
The Guardian
Starting with the largely uncontested assertion that no one has ever died from a marijuana overdose, companies will often go on to promote softer, if still unproven, notions of cannabis's curative properties. For example, the web site of California ...
Americans' view of marijuana is rosy, and unscientificReuters

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Cannabis Beer Could Save Drinkers From Cirrhosis Of The Liver - Forbes

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 12:49

Forbes

Cannabis Beer Could Save Drinkers From Cirrhosis Of The Liver
Forbes
As legal weed becomes more widespread, it expected that more alcohol companies will get into the business of marijuana. Although this move is mostly driven by money, it could actually save some lives. Not only have studies shown that cannabis does not ...

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Cannabis company Acreage Holdings plans for Canadian IPO - CNBC

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 08:16

CNBC

Cannabis company Acreage Holdings plans for Canadian IPO
CNBC
Cannabis company Acreage Holdings plans for Canadian IPO. 12 Hours Ago. Acreage Holdings CEO Kevin Murphy discusses the company's plans for an initial public offering in Canada and how the ongoing push for marijuana legalization is impacting the ...

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