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Big banks shun B.C. cannabis-sector entrepreneurs - Richmond News

Richmond NewsIt is more than four months since Canada legalized recreational cannabis but entrepreneurs acting within the law in that sector continue to face hurdles and ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:00:00 GMT

How to Spot High Customers, according to Ontario's Cannabis Education Program for Marijuana Retailers - Civilized

CivilizedCannSell will teach Ontario retail cannabis workers how to identify customers who are intoxicated. Passing CannSell is required for people to be retail cannabis ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 18:37:47 GMT

The Beginner's Guide to Legal Marijuana in British Columbia, Canada - Weedmaps News

Weedmaps NewsBritish Columbia's natural beauty beckons locals and visitors to seek adventures including fishing, river rafting, skiing, or a number of other breathtaking activities ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 17:08:38 GMT

Questions raised about cannabis growers water use - The Register-Guard

The Register-GuardBEND — Charles Cook and Suezan Hill-Cook didn't think much of a medical marijuana growing operation when it set up shop next to their home near Redmond ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 14:22:53 GMT

Man caught with cannabis thanks to his friend's woeful driving - Lincolnshire Live

Lincolnshire LivePolice found cannabis inside a pink plastic tub after searching a car that was being driven erratically, a court heard. Officers found cannabis resin belonging to ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 13:51:00 GMT

testHuge cache of cannabis recovered from Tripura forest - United News of India

United News of IndiaUniindia: Agartala, Feb 23 (UNI) The BSF and Tripura police seized a huge quantity of dry cannabis last evening from forest areas of Rampadpara village of ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:53:00 GMT

Evanston man charged after traffic stop allegedly nets over 500g of cannabis - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesAn Evanston man who police said was delivering weed when officers pulled him over last week in the north suburb was given multiple drug charges for ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:13:33 GMT

The most popular illegal drugs in the North East after cannabis last year - Chronicle Live

Chronicle LivePolice seized significant quantities of amphetamines in the North East in 2017/18. | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT

High prices keep many out of legal cannabis market - New Philadelphia Times Reporter

New Philadelphia Times ReporterAs Ohio's medical marijuana industry finally takes off, some patients and advocates are griping about costs that put it out of reach for many people.A steep price ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 10:16:40 GMT

Driver with axe in car arrested after £10000 worth of cannabis found at his home - Norwich Evening News

Norwich Evening NewsPolice have arrested a driver in his 40s after an axe was found in his car and £10000 worth of cannabis was found in his home. | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 10:04:39 GMT


Current Cannabis News

Cannabis Deliveries Ramping Up in Chico - Action News Now

Action News NowOne Retailer in the City of Shasta Lake has already been delivering to Chico for over a month. | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:47:00 GMT

Delta 9 to expand cannabis production, open more stores to meet growing demand - CBC.ca

CBC.caWinnipeg cannabis producer and resaler Delta 9 plans to expand its production capacity and open more stores to keep up with a growing demand that has ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:20:43 GMT

Stanislaus County takes hard look at cannabis permits. Could see dollar signs soon. - Modesto Bee

Modesto BeeCannabis businesses are advancing, and stumbling, through the permit process in Stanislaus County, giving county leaders some hope of seeing significant ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:46:00 GMT

Canadian Producers Look to Reduce Energy Impacts of Cannabis Grows - Weedmaps News

Weedmaps NewsWhile recreational cannabis is being touted as a potentially multi-billion-dollar industry, its cost to the environment is proving to be anything but green. Canada's ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:37:02 GMT

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Feb. 15-21 - Leafly

LeaflyThis week: CFAMM ramps up its #DontTaxMedicine campaign, Toronto tries to ban child-friendly edibles and vapes, and more top headlines from across ... | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 00:36:17 GMT

Cannabis conundrum: Missouri banks already turning away marijuana-related businesses - KSDK.com

KSDK.comThose in the pot industry are finding themselves caught between a major discrepancy between state and federal laws. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:16:31 GMT

How to Source Clean Water for Your Cannabis Garden - Leafly

LeaflyNot sure what kind of water to use in your cannabis garden? This guide will dispel some myths and tell you how to get clean water to keep your plants healthy ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:00:29 GMT

Cannabis Canada Daily: Canopy Growth unveils pot shop partnership with Couche-Tard - Article - BNNBloomberg.ca

BNNBloomberg.caCanadian cannabis sales edge higher in December from November. Sales of cannabis in Canada were modestly higher in December from the prior month, ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:24:13 GMT

UConn Students Experiment With Classroom Cannabis - New England Public Radio

New England Public RadioIt's something you might expect to see on a poster in a dorm. Bright green leaves, fanned and serrated. It's cannabis. Except today, it's center stage on a. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:16:39 GMT

2019 Oscars Nominees to Receive Gift Bags Full of Cannabis Goodies - Weedmaps News

Weedmaps NewsWhile not every Academy Award nominee goes home with an Oscar, the contenders do get a pretty nice consolation prize. Each of the nominees in the acting ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:14:18 GMT

Downtown Windsor store selling illegal recreational cannabis - CBC.ca

CBC.caCBC News has learned that an illegal marijuana dispensary has opened in downtown Windsor across from the LCBO on Church Street and University Avenue. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:03:54 GMT

Libertarian official schools entrepreneurs on cannabis legalization - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneSARASOTA — *Fresh* from monitoring medical marijuana hearings in Tallahassee, where legislative opposition to smoking prescription cannabis is rapidly ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 21:58:00 GMT

Processed cannabis might come in March - Massillon Independent

Massillon IndependentCANTON The production of edibles, oils and other processed cannabis products might begin as early as March. Some of the 36 processors with a provisional ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 21:54:00 GMT

Burlington has no objections to proposed Cannabis store location - Global News

Global NewsMayor Marianne Meed Ward says the location is "appropriate" since it is more than 150 metres from any schools, parks, pools, arenas, libraries or recreation ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 21:03:00 GMT

Barneys in Beverly Hills to Open the Most Luxury Cannabis Store on the Planet - L.A. Weekly

L.A. WeeklyBarneys New York recently announced it would open the High End, making it the first major retailer to launch a luxury cannabis lifestyle and wellness shop. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Major Canadian pension fund loads up on cannabis stocks - Marijuana Business Daily

Marijuana Business DailyOne of Canada's biggest pension managers topped up its stake in Canopy Growth and took positions in three more Canadian cannabis companies recently, ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:49:11 GMT

Cannabis lollipops and gummy bears should not be legalized, says Ottawa's Medical Officer of Health - Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa CitizenThe federal government should not allow edible cannabis products that look like gummy bears and lollipops or mimic familiar brands of cookies and chocolate ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:30:59 GMT

Black market for medicinal cannabis booms despite spike in legal prescriptions - ABC News

ABC NewsIt was the day Michael Lambert watched his infant daughter suffer a violent two-and-a-half-hour seizure that he says he decided breaking the law was a small ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:30:00 GMT

The Latest Craze in Cannabis: Marijuana-Infused Wine ONLINE - IOL

IOLThere's been a lot of hype around cannabis and wine recently. Winnabis is what we millennials call it. It's hard to separate the college party contingent thirst for a ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:00:00 GMT

In Michigan, employers can now fire or refuse to hire medical cannabis users - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpA panel of three judges ruled that the 2008 Michigan Medical Marihuana Act does not prevent employers from imposing a zero-tolerance rule at work. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:16:51 GMT

Drugs raid in Newton Abbot uncovers £30,000 cannabis growing operation - Devon Live

Devon Live'Someone's knocking on the door - and it isn't the postcode lottery', police warn. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:50:00 GMT

Oscars gift bags to include cannabis skin cream and grinning toilet brush - The Guardian

The GuardianThe 2019 nominees will be scrubbing up well, with a silent breast pump and Galapagos holiday also among coveted haul of freebies. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:01:00 GMT

Medicinal cannabis: desperate parents turn to black market - ABC Local

ABC LocalDespite government claims that a streamlined medicinal cannabis system has led to an increase in prescriptions, at least 100000 people are self-medicating ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 06:10:00 GMT

Should cannabis be legalised? Don't hold your breath - expressandstar.com

expressandstar.comThe case of six-year-old epileptic Alfie Dingley, whose medicinal cannabis oil was confiscated by the authorities, resulted in a major rethink by the Government ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 06:03:00 GMT

Man nabbed with more than 1kg of cannabis - Nation - The Star Online

The Star OnlineKOTA KINABALU: A local man may end up spending the rest of his life behind bars or worse after he was nabbed for possession of more than 1kg of cannabis ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:28:00 GMT

Cannabis Wellness Hits the Oscars Red Carpet - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterHow brands like Lord Jones and Dosist are taking the pain out of red carpets with cannabis beauty and wellness ahead of Oscars weekend. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:18:49 GMT

Police raid cannabis dispensary in Capreol - BayToday

BayTodayGreater Sudbury Police have charged two people for operating an illegal cannabis dispensary in Capreol, following a raid Wednesday. "Cannabis ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:32:00 GMT

Bend cannabis edible company fined - Bend Bulletin

Bend BulletinFor the second time in a year, Lunchbox Alchemy, a Bend cannabis processing company that makes cannabis oils, edibles, extracts and tinctures, has been ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:03:00 GMT

Mendocino Growers Association hosts talk on growing importance of cannabis insurance - Ukiah Daily Journal

Ukiah Daily JournalAs the cannabis industry in California continues to grow, the need to have cannabis insurance is becoming critical. People starting their cannabis business may ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:41:00 GMT

Cannabis Canada Daily: Edibles could be tasteless, full of wasteful packaging under new rules - Article - BNNBloomberg.ca

BNNBloomberg.caPot edibles may leave taste buds wanting under current regulations. If you're one of those who has enjoyed cannabis edibles, perhaps on the black market or in ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:35:25 GMT

Three men charged after cocaine and cannabis herb worth around €250k seized - TheJournal.ie

TheJournal.ieA number of searches were carried out in the Enniskerry, Tallaght and Ballymun areas yesterday. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:20:00 GMT

Cannabis combined with booze will not help your driving. Researchers are trying to quantify that - Toronto Star

Toronto StarNo one knows what kinds of havoc Canada's freshly open cannabis laws might bring to the country's roadways. But researchers at Toronto's Centre for Addiction ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:19:39 GMT

Cannabis May Pose a 'Long-Term Risk' to the Alcohol Industry - Fortune

FortuneThe legal marijuana industry could emerge to become one of the biggest threats to the multi-billion dollar beverage alcohol business, according to a new report ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:56:00 GMT

Seaport Global Rolls Out Cannabis Coverage and Sees Global Market... - New Cannabis Ventures

New Cannabis VenturesU.S. investment banks are increasingly devoting resources to covering the cannabis industry, including American operators. Today, independent investment ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:40:00 GMT

Greek Authorities Consider 350 Million Euro Investment in Cannabis... - New Cannabis Ventures

New Cannabis VenturesGuest post by Marguerite Arnold. Greek authorities are currently considering twenty eight separate international investment proposals to grow both medical and ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:36:00 GMT

Cannabis brick worth $3k was a generous but useless gift for this children's charity - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpA charity in Springfield, Missouri has received one of its “highest” donations ever after finding a brick of cannabis with an estimated $3000 (approx CAD$3959.1) ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:26:06 GMT

Father who cultivated cannabis plants to extract medicinal oil for himself and his son avoids jail - Independent.ie

Independent.ieA father-of-one who cultivated cannabis plants and extracted medicinal oil for himself and his son has received a fully suspended sentence. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:24:00 GMT

Trulieve Cannabis: Not Just About Florida Anymore - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaTrulieve is by far the most successful and dominant player in Florida. The recent acquisitions of early-stage assets in MA and CA represent a small first step i. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:35:00 GMT

Like Smart Serve, but for cannabis: Ontario unveils mandatory retail pot training certificate - CBC.ca

CBC.caThe groups behind Ontario's first cannabis retail training certification revealed details of the program in Toronto on Wednesday. The CannSell certificate will be ... | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:49:06 GMT

'Cannabis beauty' is becoming a real category as Sephora, others promote CBD-infused products - CNBC

CNBCCannabis beauty has become so trendy that Wall Street analysts have started treating it as a standalone category. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:27:41 GMT

Oregon father gets 12-year prison sentence for possession of medical cannabis - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpPatrick Beadle, 46, says the cannabis in his possession was purchased legally to treat chronic pain. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:27:44 GMT

Ontario delivers yet another cannabis decision that hurts retailers and helps illegal dealers - Financial Post

Financial PostOpinion: A monopoly on e-commerce benefits the government, and the black market, at the expense of consumers. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:02:00 GMT

US cannabis drinks sales set to pass $1 billion by 2023 - The Drinks Business

The Drinks BusinessCannabis drinks sales in the US are set to pass the $1billion mark within four years, a new report has claimed, as loosening regulation attracts greater ... | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:18:45 GMT

Cannabis stocks mixed in choppy trade with Canopy Growth and Hexo in focus - MarketWatch

MarketWatchCannabis stocks were mixed on Tuesday, amid a flurry of announcements on the progress of medical and recreational-use bills around the U.S.. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:42:00 GMT

Costco and Cannabis: The new Ukiah shopping trip? - Ukiah Daily Journal

Ukiah Daily JournalMarijuana buyers have been pulling off Highway 101 into Ukiah for decades. But their shopping trips were never quite like this: a quick drive over a smooth and ... | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:27:31 GMT

Cannabis Canada Daily: Canopy eyes edibles rollout as Health Canada mulls regulations - Article - BNNBloomberg.ca

BNNBloomberg.caCanopy Growth has big plans for its edibles and vape pen rollout. Canopy Growth, the world's biggest pot producer, is gearing up to release a wide range of ... | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:49:28 GMT

CBD-craze drives Canadian pot firms to hop on the hemp bandwagon - Financial Post

Financial PostHemp-derived CBD is having a moment as a cure-all, but there is a 'dramatic' lack of legal CBD products in Canada. | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:37:00 GMT

New cannabis rules aren’t fair to Montrealers, Mayor Valérie Plante says - Montreal Gazette

Montreal GazetteExisting legislation already reflects Montreal's reality, she says, and an increase in the legal age for consumption isn't necessary. | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:00:45 GMT

High times for cannabrides-to-be at Cannabis Wedding Expo in SF mall - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCannabride-to-be Coral Reefer stepped into the sunlight beneath the Westfield San Francisco Centre dome at noon Sunday, modeling a white gown as a ... | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:13:00 GMT

NSLC sells $17M in cannabis, but it's not enough to turn a profit on pot - CBC.ca

CBC.caCannabis managed to bring in $17.4 million in sales for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation in the first few months of legalization, but that wasn't enough to ... | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:29:32 GMT

Here's why this cannabis photo posted by Miley Cyrus' family sparked an online debate about white privilege - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpThe parents of pop star and vocal weed enthusiast Miley Cyrus took the 'gram to show off Tish standing next to a huge locker full of greenery. | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:03:45 GMT

Cannabis Executives Reveal The Industry's 2019 Challenges And A Few Opportunities Too - Forbes

ForbesHemp's been legalized and CBD products are trending. States are pulling in hundreds of millions in tax revenues from legal cannabis sales. At the same time, ... | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:07:00 GMT

Cannabis stocks climb after Canopy posts revenue jump and Aphria uncovers conflicts - MarketWatch

MarketWatchCannabis stocks were mostly higher Friday, as investors digested earnings from Canopy Growth Corp. and the news that Aphria Inc.'s probe of acquisitions in ... | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:27:00 GMT

These people face excruciating pain daily, but medicinal cannabis makes life bearable - ABC News

ABC NewsChristian Read is one of thousands of Australians now taking medicinal cannabis and he insists while it cannot cure him of the pain he experiences, it grants him ... | Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:26:45 GMT

Tough cannabis policies do not deter young people – study - The Guardian

The GuardianAnalysis of more than 100000 teenagers found no link between liberal policies and higher use. | Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:03:00 GMT

Cannabis company has high hopes for Buffalo marijuana campus - Buffalo News

Buffalo NewsBy the end of 2020, Western New Yorkers could be drinking beverages, swallowing pills, inhaling oils and smoking joints made from marijuana and produced ... | Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:18:31 GMT

Medical cannabis extracts are like explosives, says Arizona Attorney - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpSheila Polk has been notoriously anti-cannabis throughout her five terms as County Attorney. | Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:52:30 GMT

Vermont Senate Committee Approves Retail Cannabis Bill - Seven Days

Seven DaysBy a 4-1 vote Friday morning, the Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee backed a bill to create a regulated retail cannabis market in the state. The legislation,... | Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:47:59 GMT

Questions surrounding $200 million cannabis facility answered - WKBW-TV

WKBW-TVThe major questions surrounding the possible 1.25 million square foot cannabis factory, answered. | Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cannabis stocks climb ahead of congressional hearing on bank access - MarketWatch

MarketWatchCannabis shares were mostly higher Wednesday, ahead of a Congressional hearing on the obstacles facing cannabis companies when it comes to opening ... | Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

European Parliament Passes Cannabis Resolution, Joins WHO In Supporting Medical Marijuana - Forbes

ForbesThe European Parliament just voted on a resolution aimed at advancing access to, and research around, medical cannabis in the countries that form the ... | Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cannabis use in teens linked to depression - BBC News

BBC NewsExperts link use of the drug in teenage years to cases of depression later in life. | Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT


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