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Canadian Cannabis Investments in Latin America Signal Strategy to Learn from Expert Growers - Forbes

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 03:30

Forbes

Canadian Cannabis Investments in Latin America Signal Strategy to Learn from Expert Growers
Forbes
Latin America has emerged as a hotbed for cannabis investors and companies. Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Colombia have all passed medical marijuana legalization laws and legal cannabis sales in South American markets are expected to surge from just ...
Aphria unveils a new slate of cannabis brands for Canada's recreational marketPotNetwork

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Landmark California marijuana legislation gives residents chance to 'reclaim their lives' - USA TODAY

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 21:55

USA TODAY

Landmark California marijuana legislation gives residents chance to 'reclaim their lives'
USA TODAY
California is not the first state to retroactively allow those with cannabis convictions a chance to reduce or completely remove their past; that distinction goes to Oregon, which legalized recreational weed in 2014. Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts ...
Old marijuana convictions eased under new California lawSacramento Bee
Inside The Trump Administration's Secret War On WeedBuzzFeed News
Marijuana industry poised for supercharged growth thanks to President TrumpUSA TODAY
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Boston inches forward with recreational marijuana permits - The Boston Globe

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 17:48

The Boston Globe

Boston inches forward with recreational marijuana permits
The Boston Globe
Every two weeks, at meetings of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, marijuana officials display a map showing how many completed applications for recreational pot business licenses have been submitted from each county in the state.
'We're building the plane as we're flying it,' says BC government cannabis adviser on legalizationCBC.ca
This Marijuana Windfall Could Be Just the BeginningMotley Fool
Big New Markets for Marijuana Are on the Ballot in the Midterm ElectionsBarron's
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New bylaw could block Nanaimo cannabis company's expansion plans - CBC.ca

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:51

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New bylaw could block Nanaimo cannabis company's expansion plans
CBC.ca
A cannabis company in Nanaimo is worried city council could approve a new bylaw that will force it to take its business elsewhere. Salvation Botanicals has been operating in the Vancouver Island city since 2016. The company, which has been approved by ...

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Ontario cannabis plan would remove municipalities' direct control over store locations - The Globe and Mail

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:49

The Globe and Mail

Ontario cannabis plan would remove municipalities' direct control over store locations
The Globe and Mail
The plan leaves a stark choice for more than 400 cities, towns, townships, parishes, hamlets and villages across Ontario that have been given a deadline of Jan. 22 to either opt in or opt out of cannabis retail. If they opt out, the provincial ...

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The Difference Between Weed And Cannabis - Forbes

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:19

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The Difference Between Weed And Cannabis
Forbes
The word 'marijuana' never really entered my vocabulary due to the clunky syllables, and considering the possibly malicious popularization of the word in order to malign Mexican immigrants, maybe it never was a proper name. The first legitimization of ...

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Canadian cities consider drinking in public parks ahead of cannabis legalization - Times Colonist

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:16

Canadian cities consider drinking in public parks ahead of cannabis legalization
Times Colonist
As all corners of the country prepare for a seismic shift in how and where people consume marijuana, several cities are considering whether it would make sense to legalize drinking alcohol in parks as well — a move an expert said would bring ...

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Is today's cannabis higher in potency? - 680 News

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 15:21

680 News

Is today's cannabis higher in potency?
680 News
New Brunswick Green Party leader to meet with Liberal, Tory leaders Sep 30, 2018, 4:14 PM Winnipeg man charged with manslaughter in death of girlfriend's baby boy Sep 30, 2018, 4:04 PM Mayors dispute commissioner's report on former Victoria police ...

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US travel bans not hurting BC government hiring of cannabis workers - Vancouver Sun

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 15:01

Vancouver Sun

US travel bans not hurting BC government hiring of cannabis workers
Vancouver Sun
Despite concern that a gig in Canada's legal cannabis industry could lead to a lifetime ban on travel to the U.S., British Columbians are snatching up government pot jobs in time for legalization. The B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch says it is hitting ...

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Purolator to provide home delivery for legalized marijuana in PEI - The Guardian

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 02:01

The Guardian

Purolator to provide home delivery for legalized marijuana in PEI
The Guardian
Choosing a delivery provider brings the province another step closer to being ready for Oct. 17 when recreational marijuana is legalized across Canada. Home delivery won't be the only way for Islanders to buy marijuana once it is legalized. The ...

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Meet Canadian entrepreneur who cultivated Colombian cannabis boom - CANOE

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 18:15

CANOE

Meet Canadian entrepreneur who cultivated Colombian cannabis boom
CANOE
Seemingly overnight, the South American country once noted for cocaine kingpins and a decades-long guerilla uprising created an advanced cannabis legislative environment –- one focused on cannabinoid oils -– with a focus on turning past challenge into ...

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Cannabis is addictive, says expert - 680 News

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 17:18

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Cannabis is addictive, says expert
680 News
Cancel. Watch Again. Cannabis is addictive, says expert. Brittany Rosen sits down with Dr. Jacqueline Smith of the University of Calgary, who says cannabis can become addictive for those who use it on a regular basis. Sep 29, 2018, 8:07 PM. Advertisement.

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Cannabis cafe Blooms opens a joint in Waterford - The Times

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 16:11

The Times

Cannabis cafe Blooms opens a joint in Waterford
The Times
An Amsterdam-style coffee shop offering cannabis to customers has opened in Waterford. The cannabis at Blooms Cafe is below the legal limit of 0.2% for the psyschoactive agent THC, but has high levels of cannabidiol (CBD) for relaxation and stress relief.
Pot Topics: DEA changes classification for CBD oil-infused drug;LAX allows potChicago Sun-Times
Nothing stopped her seizures until she found cannabis: Why the DEA just approved CBD drug for rare form of epilepsyCNBC
IGC, New Age Beverage stocks rocket to lead cannabis sector rally amid CBD beverage boomMarketWatch
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Buzz in the air at Winnipeg Cannabis Expo with pot legalization looming - Globalnews.ca

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 16:08

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Buzz in the air at Winnipeg Cannabis Expo with pot legalization looming
Globalnews.ca
Among the exhibitors was chef Cody Lindsay, a former Canadian veteran, who said he was discharged from the service for using medical marijuana. Now, he cooks with cannabis and shares his recipes with others. “Alot of veterans came to me, they didn't ...
Winnipeg Cannabis and Hemp Expo is "place to be:" organizerWinnipeg Sun
Not just for smoking anymore: Chef shows Winnipeggers how to cook with grassCBC.ca

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What marijuana looks like under the microscope - Business Insider

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 14:17

Business Insider

What marijuana looks like under the microscope
Business Insider
Rochester Institute of Technology professor and science photographer Ted Kinsman captures an unseen side of Cannabis in his new book, "Cannabis: Marijuana Under The Microscope". These microscopic images capture a close up view of Marijuana.

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Beyond Organic: Bringing an AOC to Luxury Humboldt Cannabis - Forbes

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 13:12

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Beyond Organic: Bringing an AOC to Luxury Humboldt Cannabis
Forbes
Terra Carver, the eloquent and peaceful Executive Director of the Humboldt County Growers Alliance is waxing poetic about the fine wine-like Terroir of craft cannabis to a group of broadly smiling Canna-Tourists. They are smiling and utterly enraptured ...

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Sask. counsellor speaks on cannabis health concerns ahead of legalization - paNOW

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 08:44

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Sask. counsellor speaks on cannabis health concerns ahead of legalization
paNOW
With cannabis legalization just 18 days away, a longtime drug and alcohol counsellor in Saskatchewan is working to dispel some common misconceptions ahead of the date. Rand Teed, an international certified drug prevention specialist and a long-term ...

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Some Air Canada staff to be banned from using cannabis while off duty - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 18:25

Globalnews.ca

Some Air Canada staff to be banned from using cannabis while off duty
Globalnews.ca
He added that some jobs have been modified for that reason, but it's hard to say how that will factor in when it comes to recreational marijuana. READ MORE: Alberta will provide municipalities 'up-front funding' to help with cannabis legalization costs.
Air Canada bans 'safety-critical' employees from cannabis use on and off dutyCTV News
Air Canada introduces cannabis policyCityNews

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Almost 20000 people have applied for 'Cannabis Connoisseur' job posting - Globalnews.ca

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 17:04

Globalnews.ca

Almost 20000 people have applied for 'Cannabis Connoisseur' job posting
Globalnews.ca
Ever since a Toronto company put out a job posting to test marijuana, applications have been flying in from across the country, says marijuana business AHLOT. The job posting went up 10 days ago. The pitch: Join Toronto-based marijuana company, AHLOT, ...

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