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First medical, then recreational: Montreal marijuana plant opens

Radio-Canada reporter Émilie Dubreuil asked Auroro chief operating officer Allan Cleiren why the company publications handed to Quebec media were all …

What Pot Really Does to the Teen Brain

American parents have been warning teenagers about the dangers of marijuana for about 100 years. Teenagers have been ignoring them for just as long. …

A Luxurious Marijuana Shop May Open at the Standard Hotel

Weed also happens to fit snugly into the retro, rock & roll vibe of the Standard’s Hollywood property, said Corey Tuttle, vice president of marketing …

BBDO Made Marijuana Strains Whose Curious Names Will Harsh Your Mellow

It can be a real bummer when people remind you about the dangers of driving high. But you know what’s a way bigger buzzkill? Driving high and causing …

The Federal Government Just Broke Its Medical-Marijuana Promise

1 / 3<p>Looks like it'll be more of the same for the cannabis industry in 2018.<p>Few if any industries are growing at a quicker and more consistent pace …

Talking to Compassionate Cultivation, One of the First Medical Marijuana Companies in Texas

<b>Tell us about your company.</b><br>Compassionate Cultivation is a Texas-based company. We come from a diverse set of backgrounds, ranging from attorneys and …

Man forced to illegally smoke cannabis for pain because 'doctors say medication is too expensive'

Gareth Harrison was left bed-bound for several years due to problems with his back and says cannabis is a big help.<p>A man who has suffered from …

Inside the Complicated World of Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana System

Act 16 legalized medicinal cannabis, but many dispensaries are still tangled in a web of red tape.<p>By Melissa Jacobs<p>It ain’t easy being green. …

The Promise of Legal Pot

Marijuana permeated every aspect of hippie culture in 1960s: Think of Merry Pranksters sitting atop a Volkswagen bus smoking a branch-sized doobie. …

Cannabis

Cooking with cannabis: 3 questions with a professional cannabis chef | Philly420

Cheri Sicard is a professional cannabis chef in California who has some delicious recipes and some great tips.<p>Are you ready for dinner with Mary …

CBD oil touted as broadly beneficial, but still potentially illegal

A quick internet search yields scores of websites touting cannabidiol or CBD oil as an aid to relieve pain and anxiety, minimize epileptic seizures, …

How to Grow Tomatoes at Home

Tomatoes might be the ultimate health food. Rich in nutrients and endlessly versatile, this savory fruit is essential to the cuisine of almost every …

How legal marijuana in N.J. will disrupt Pa.'s medical program: A Q&A with Duane Morris lawyers

New Jersey is almost certain to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use within a year, and that’s sure to have major repercussions on …

3 things to know about this proposed $2 billion marijuana merger

The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and investors have certainly taken note. Over the trailing year, a majority of pot stocks in excess of a $200 million market cap have doubled in value, or perhaps headed even higher.<p>Behind this rally, and beneath steady double-digit sales growth for …

Cannabis

Does being stoned improve your sex life?

<b>Feelings we commonly associate with being stoned are giggliness and a sense of calm.</b><p>And although it’s not often talked about, loads of people also …

Cannabis

Pot initiatives: Predicting the next 15 states to legalize marijuana

CLOSE<p>There's more support than ever for marijuana legalization and that includes Republicans.<p>Support for legalizing marijuana for recreational use …

Is it legal to smoke marijuana in your backyard? An attorney weighs in

The Union-Tribune recently published a long story that explained what will happen on January 1st when the public can begin to buy recreational …

Cannabis

Weed Withdrawal Is a Real Thing and It's Hell

If you're using weed for medicinal reasons, it can wreak havoc on your mental or physical health.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>I gave up smoking cannabis eight years ago. I’d been promoted—from telemarketing supervisor to the noble heights of telemarketing manager—and I couldn’t come …

Jeff Sessions gets smoked on his ridiculous ideas about weed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has never been a fan of marijuana legalization. We know that. But on Tuesday, Rep. Steve Cohen sought the nature of …

City votes to reject ban on pot shops

Voters in Amesbury have rejected a proposal to ban pot shops in the northeastern Massachusetts city.<p>The referendum on Tuesday's ballot was defeated …

Cannabis

Saskatchewan child advocate calls for pot law changes to protect kids

Saskatchewan’s advocate for children and youth says he doesn’t think federal legislation to legalize marijuana does enough to protect young …

Cannabis

Trudeau's marijuana project is headed for a crash

Brian Pallister is kind of a genius.<p>For starters, Pallister — who has served as premier of Manitoba since the spring of 2016 — has figured out a way …

243 Marijuana Stocks: A Focus On My Seeking Alpha Marijuana Portfolio And Institutional Ownership Attractors

We are progressing toward Canadian legalization of marijuana and/or cannabis and another upcoming Election Day with decriminalization ballot measures …

Biotechnology

Only one-third of marijuana extracts accurately labeled, researchers say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia. But the law is not quite as black and white regarding marijuana extracts such as cannabidiol. CBD is one of the active ingredients in cannabis, increasingly thought to offer wide-ranging health benefits, with few side …

Cannabis

Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out …

Rights & Freedoms

Adelaide company set to import cannabis to extract chemicals for prescription products

An Adelaide company is to become the first in South Australia to begin cannabis extractions and create market-ready products from a secret laboratory …

Cannabis

Kentucky Says It's High Time for Hemp

An eccentric coalition of libertarians, environmentalists, and GOP lawmakers are promoting the virtues of the useful weed for rural and urban areas alike. But there’s one big legal hurdle.<p>Every weekday, Chad Rosen drives from his farm in rural New Castle, Kentucky, a 200-year-old town with fewer …

Cannabis

Voters decisively reject cannabis industry bans in local Alaska elections

Voters in three Alaska communities on Tuesday firmly rejected measures that would have banned the cannabis industry locally.<p>Marijuana businesses in …

Cannabis

Big Weed is on board with Trudeau’s marijuana tax plan

Canada’s biggest medical cannabis producers are seeing their stock prices rise after the federal government announced a plan to levy a one dollar per gram tax on recreational marijuana sales, once the drug becomes legal in July.<p>Shares of Canopy Growth Corporation, Canada’s largest cannabis company, …

Cannabis

I Tried CBD Oil to Calm My Nerves While Flying, and This Is What Happened

I have such an intense love/hate relationship with flying. I think flying is one of the coolest experiences, but it still absolutely terrifies me for …