Cannabis

Fresh signs we’re about to make a big mistake legalizing marijuana

To the long list of improbable things only government could do, there is one more item to add: Lose money selling drugs.<p>You may remember the scene in …

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So What Exactly Is the Difference Between THC and CBD? We Have Answers

If you're familiar with marijuana, you may already know what we're about to tell you. But no matter if you're for or against medical or recreational marijuana, learning about its components is undoubtedly fascinating. Because it's so complex, there are so many different uses for marijuana. Heck, …

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What voters really mean when they say they support marijuana legalization

The proportion of Americans who express support for marijuana legalization in opinion polls has risen sharply over the past decade from the low 30s to as high as 60 percent. But a new poll shows that what Americans who support “marijuana legalization” actually want is more nuanced than it might …

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Jeff Sessions Says He Doesn't Think American Public Is Properly Informed About Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not a fan of marijuana, and he's received a lot of ire from the pro-cannabis crowd as a result. But according to …

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Marijuana Is The Next Big Investment, But Here's Why Most Investors Will Have To Wait

California is one the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana. With Proposition 64 going into full effect on Jan. 1, 2018, we could be one step closer to new federal regulations, which would make investment opportunities in the marijuana industry more accessible to …

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With New Cannabis Cafes, You Can Smoke 'Em Where You Bought 'Em

Support the news<p>Sometime soon in Massachusetts, you'll be able to walk into a cafe, ask for a marijuana product, and consume it right there without …

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Police shouldn't stop and search people just because they can smell cannabis, says report

Police officers have been urged by officials not to search people for drugs just because they can smell cannabis.<p>A report by HM Inspectorate of …

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Mainstream alert: You can buy a weed-leaf Christmas tree from Walmart

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 2:19 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 2:19 pm<p>In a sign of the mainstreaming of marijuana in the United States, consumers can …

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Canada, provinces reach tax deal for recreational marijuana

<b>Canada's provinces will be getting the lion's share of the lucrative taxation revenues from legal cannabis.</b><p>The provinces have agreed in principle to a two-year tax sharing agreement that gives them a 75% cut of those eventual revenues.<p>Canada's governing Liberals are planning to legalise and …

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Spurned medical marijuana applicant pushes new pot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A high-profile proponent of marijuana legalization who was spurned as an applicant for a medical marijuana grower's license announced plans on Monday for a 2018 Ohio ballot issue to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana.<p>The proposal from Green Light Acquisitions would make …

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Is California’s Weed Market Ready For Legalization After A Year Of Wildfires?

On January 1, Californians will be able to use pot recreationally. But the huge fires in Northern California in the fall devastated many marijuana growing operations. Will there be enough–or will prices soar?<p>Peter Pietrangeli received the dire news in the early morning of October 9. One of the …

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Eggnog Is More Dangerous Than Marijuana

Nothing jumpstarts the Christmas spirit quite like a glass of eggnog — that sweet, creamy yuletide tradition. But if your eggnog isn't prepared …

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Legal Pot: Will Jeff Sessions's War On Medical Marijuana Start Next Week?

The legislation that prevents Attorney General Jeff Sessions from using federal law enforcement against medical marijuana in states where it's legal …

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Marijuana use among Colorado teens declines again, government report shows

DENVER – Colorado adolescents are using marijuana at the lowest rate in a decade, and the rates at which the same group of children are using it …

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Dramatic drop in teen pot use since Colorado legalized robs Jeff Sessions of another talking point

The attorney general's would-be crusade hits another stumbling block.<p>Far fewer teenagers are using cannabis in Colorado since the state’s tightly …

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Civil ‘conspiracy’ lawsuits may be next legal threat for marijuana businesses

Another legal threat for marijuana businesses across the United States has emerged over the past few months: civil suits involving anti-racketeering …

Cannabis Law

Moralists Have Hijacked The Criminal Code On Marijuana

During the last 125 years, governments all over the world have repeatedly appointed commissions to analyze the use of marijuana and provide …

Cannabis Industry

At 135-Times Sales, Cannabis Valuations Make No Sense Whatsoever

The claim that businesses introducing innovative and disruptive technologies or those in industries that are still in their infancy with impressive …

Stocks

The science behind “man flu”

Oxford Dictionaries. Man flu. https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/man_flu.<p>Tang JW,<br>• Lam TT,<br>• Zaraket H,<br>• et al<p>. INSPIRE Investigators. Global …

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Our Best Weed Stories of 2017

The world of weed is constantly in flux, but some things will never change.<p>Despite the looming threat of a war on weed from the US attorney general, 2017 continued to build on the momentum gained by the marijuana industry in 2016. West Virginia joined the ranks with legalized medical marijuana, and …

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Yes, legalizing marijuana breaks treaties. Not a problem.

Buzzing in the background of Canada’s debate on cannabis legalization is the issue of the three UN drug control treaties, and what to do with …

Cannabis Industry

Coffee Shop Aims To Be Nation's First Legal Pot Club

More than a year after voters approved a measure to allow social cannabis clubs in the city of Denver, the city has finally received its first …

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Activist: Falling Colorado Teen Pot Use Stats Hard for Jeff Sessions to Dismiss

The data, compiled under the auspices of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is accessible below. It shows that cannabis …

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Pot testing lab ‘hit the ground running’ in Bend

A-A+<p>What: Juniper Analytics LLC<p>What it does: Marijuana compliance testing<p>Employees: 16<p>Pictured: Stan Hammett, operations director<p>Address: 1334 NE …

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Bristol is a hotspot for crack, heroin and ecstasy - but cannabis arrests are decreasing

Bristol and the surrounding area are hotspots for crack, heroin and ecstasy use, while arrests for cannabis possession are on the slide.<p>New figures …

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Easthampton woman plans 'cannabis cafe' as Massachusetts marijuana rules take shape

EASTHAMPTON — A recent business school graduate who hopes to open a "cannabis cafe" says she plans to operate in full compliance with state and local …

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Arizona to Consider Legalizing Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Long accepted as standard practice in California, Arizona will debate the controversial practice in the state Senate.<p>Sacramento Bee—MCT via Getty …

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BRIEF-Abcann Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Leading Medical Cannabis Clinic

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Abcann Global Corp ABCN.V :<p>* ABCANN ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE LEADING MEDICAL CANNABIS CLINIC<p>* AT CLOSING OF ACQUISITION, …

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Hydropothecary expansion vaults Gatineau firm into medical marijuana's big leagues

Hydropothecary, the medical marijuana producer in Gatineau, has announced an expansion that will make it one of the largest growers in Canada.<p>The …

Cannabis Industry

“We don’t want you here”: Amsterdam, Europe’s weed capital, pushes back on overtourism

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 9:45 am • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 9:46 am<p>AMSTERDAM — A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled …

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