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Better Buy: OrganiGram Holdings vs. Aurora Cannabis - Fox Business

Fox BusinessWhich stock wins in a matchup between these two fast-growing Canadian marijuana producers? | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 19:48:29 GMT

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

How long does cannabis stay in your system? - Global News

Global News | Sat, 23 Feb 2019 11:00:00 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

Current Cannabis News

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

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.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

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

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.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

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

New program to train Indigenous Nova Scotians for cannabis careers -

CBC.caThe Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre is partnering with one of the province's first licensed pot producers as it prepares to grow from 25 employees to more ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:44:58 GMT

Fast Money's Tim Seymour Slows Down to Discuss Cannabis as the... - New Cannabis Ventures

New Cannabis VenturesExclusive Interview with CNBC's “Fast Money” Co-Host and Seymour Asset Management CIO Timothy Seymour. Timothy Seymour, co-host of CNBC's “Fast ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:54:00 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

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Two Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Proposals - Cannabis Business Times

Cannabis Business TimesTweaks to the state's medical marijuana program might also come from a broader discussion on legalization. | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:27:07 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

Drunk and distracted driving eclipse cannabis offences on Manitoba roads 4 months after legalization -

CBC.caThere has been dozens of cannabis-related driving offences in Manitoba four months since legalization, but nowhere near as many as drunk or distracted ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:00:00 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.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

This is how many commercial cannabis licenses San Bernardino approved - San Bernardino County Sun

San Bernardino County SunSan Bernardino awarded 16 commercial cannabis licenses late Thursday, Feb. 21, concluding a yearlong, and at times confusing and messy, application ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 05:21:27 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

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, convenience store giants team up in London - St. Thomas Times-Journal

St. Thomas Times-JournalThe world's largest cannabis company is partnering with North America's largest convenience store operator to support the opening of a marijuana retailer in ... | Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:11:15 GMT

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

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

Oscar ‘swag bags’ are packed with cannabis this year - MarketWatch

MarketWatchThe cannabis truffles and beauty products rolled into the $100000 gift bags are legal in California — but crossing state lines could get sticky. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:31:00 GMT

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

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

Raid on illegal cannabis operation in Buellton nets 14K pounds of pot - Lompoc Record

Lompoc RecordAn illegal commercial cannabis cultivation and sales operation just outside Buellton city limits was shut down Wednesday by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's ... | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:45:00 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

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

Cannabis stocks higher as Tilray unveils biggest acquisition yet - MarketWatch

MarketWatchCannabis shares were mostly higher Wednesday, with Tilray Inc. in focus after it unveiled a more than $300 million deal that is its biggest acquisition yet. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:19:00 GMT

Rogue Saskatoon pot dispensary vexes police, government and licensed cannabis dealers -

CBC.caThe Saskatoon Cannabis Clinic quietly closed its doors this week. Why it suddenly shut down now is just one of the mysteries surrounding it. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT

The Science Behind the $13 Billion Medical Cannabis Industry - Visual Capitalist

Visual CapitalistA deep-dive into the science behind the medical cannabis industry can provide some investor insight into what makes it a multi-billion dollar market. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:43:00 GMT

France's Softening Stance On Cannabis Opens Up Huge Economic Potential - Forbes

ForbesThe softening political stance and legal gray zones are allowing French entrepreneurs to sell cannabis in French shops. | Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:14:00 GMT

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

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

Crosby's Molasses president launches cannabis edibles company -

CBC.caThe president of Crosby's Molasses has confirmed the launch of a separate company to get into the cannabis edibles business. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:06:30 GMT

Barneys is courting the Manolo Blahnik-wearing, marijuana-smoking crowd - MarketWatch

MarketWatchYou will soon be able to buy a sterling-silver pot grinder for $1475 and other luxury cannabis accessories at Barneys' Beverly Hills flagship store. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:06:00 GMT

Cannabis factory in rural County Armagh cottage dismantled - BBC News

BBC NewsThe growing operation in Cullaville, County Armagh, was set up "to avoid detection", say police. | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:08:46 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

Laura is prescribed cannabis, but she still relies on the black market - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldLaura Bryant was full of hope when she was finally approved for access to medicinal cannabis. Cannabis oil was the only treatment that relieved her debilitating ... | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Cannabis store could replace ByWard Market restaurant -

CBC.caThe CEO of an Alberta-based chain of cannabis stores says his company is looking forward to setting up shop in Ottawa's ByWard market. Fire & Flower CEO ... | Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:57:59 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.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

Weekly Cannabis Report: Canopy, Aurora, And Supreme Earnings - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaCannabis stocks stabilized last week after a small setback the prior week; HMMJ gained 3.2% and MJ gained 4.0%, respectively. Canopy and Aurora reported ... | Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:32:00 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

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

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

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

Cannabis to be used as treatment for dementia symptoms in new UK trial - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpScientist hypothesize that Sativex, a cannabinoid-containing mouth spray that tastes like mint, may be helpful in the reduction of symptoms such as aggression, ... | Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:44:02 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

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

Cannabis stocks rally after Aurora posts first earnings of December quarter - MarketWatch

MarketWatchCannabis stocks were higher across the board on Tuesday, as investors digested the first earnings reports of the season and a first look at a pot banking bill that ... | Wed, 13 Feb 2019 11:57:00 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

A First In Cannabis? This Marijuana Tech Company Raised $2 Million To Expand Beyond The Industry - Forbes

ForbesWhile many non-cannabis companies seek to get into the marijuana industry, this weed tech company is doing the opposite. | Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cannabis Strains, Rated - Westword

WestwordOver the years, I've come to recognize that you can depend on the quality of certain varieties, for better or for worse. Here's a handy guide to which marijuana ... | Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

How to use cannabis this Valentine’s Day - The GrowthOp

The GrowthOpFrom easing pain during intercourse to spicing things up with a partner, experts offer input on how to introduce cannabis in the bedroom. | Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

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