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Group of Irish Doctors Publish Letter Outlining Health Concerns About Cannabis thumbnail

Group of Irish Doctors Publish Letter Outlining Health Concerns About Cannabis

More than 20 doctors have sounded the alarm on Ireland’s march toward marijuana legalization, lamenting what they called a “one-sided discussion about cannabis.” The group of doctors, calling themselves the “Cannabis Risk Alliance,” voiced their concerns in a letter published Monday in the Irish Times; the signatories include Dr. Ray Walley, the former president of…

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NJ Lawmakers Advance Medical Cannabis, Expungement Bills

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers advanced legislation Monday expanding the state’s medical marijuana program and making it easier for certain convicts to clear their records. Democrat-led Assembly and Senate committees advanced the measures, with votes in each chamber coming as early as this week. Monday’s votes come days after Senate President Steve Sweeney…

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5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths

Leafly’s special report Debunking Dispensary Myths arrives just in time to inform civic debate for and against local cannabis retail licensing. As the public discussion moves beyond superstition and into the realm of established facts, it’s important to also tell the stories behind the data. Leafly solicited voices of experience from the officials who’ve lived…

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Colorado Governor Reviewing Bill to Let Doctors Suggest Cannabis Instead of Opioids

As one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana, Colorado has been somewhat of a testing ground for cannabis policy. Recently, the state fine tuned its distribution of weed revenues, considered geographic location of dispensaries vis à vis school sites — and now lawmakers want to tweak the list of qualifying conditions for patients…

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RXGreen Supports Cannabis Cultivators by Getting Their Hands Dirty

This article is presented by RxGreen Technologies, providing specialty agricultural products designed with the cannabis industry in mind. “We couldn’t figure it out,” recalls Shara Ross, lead field scientist at the cannabis supplement company RxGreen. A client’s cannabis crop was failing to thrive, but on paper, everything looked fine. “Everything checked out to be within…

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Cannabis Is Becoming a Huge Job Creator

Discussions about job growth in the U.S. tend to focus on industries such as technology and health care. But the biggest boom may be happening in cannabis. Even though cannabis use in some form is legal in only two-thirds of the states, our burgeoning industry is among the fastest-growing job markets in America. According to…

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Canna Cabana Granted Membership into Canadian Franchise Association

CALGARY, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ – High Tide Inc. (CSE:HITI) (OTCQB:HITIF) (FRA:2LY), an Alberta-based, retail-focused cannabis corporation enhanced by the manufacturing and wholesale distribution of smoking accessories and cannabis lifestyle products, today announced that Canna Cabana has been granted membership into the Canadian Franchise Association (“CFA”).  High Tide is now in possession of a Certificate…

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Kim Kardashian Baby: Wildflower Products at Kim Kardashian’s CBD Themed Baby Shower thumbnail

Kim Kardashian Baby: Wildflower Products at Kim Kardashian’s CBD Themed Baby Shower

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN, OTC: WLDFF) (the “Company”) was honored to have a variety of its CBD+ wellness products featured at Kim Kardashian’s luxurious CBD Baby Shower.  Wildflower’s products were enjoyed by Kim’s closest friends and family as part of a curated CBD themed party designed…

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Smoke Safe Campaign: “Muskoka Grown” and “Canadian Safe Boating Council” thumbnail

Smoke Safe Campaign: “Muskoka Grown” and “Canadian Safe Boating Council”

BRACEBRIDGE, ON /CNW/ – The arrival of summer is a reason to celebrate in Ontario as Canadians head out of the cities to enjoy boating on the province’s abundant rivers and lakes. With the first summer of legal recreational cannabis ahead, Muskoka Grown Limited (“Muskoka Grown”), and the Canadian Safe Boating Council (“CSBC”) are joining…

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Cannabis Eduction 101

I sent my 21-year-old daughter a photo because I felt so cool. She was less impressed than I had hoped. The coffee table in front of me was covered in cannabis stuff, weed, grinders, papers and bongs. Never in 30 years of journalism have I typed the word bong. Having represented two cannabis companies with…

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Dana Larsen on fighting for Vancouver’s Dispensaries: Court cases, Injunctions, Exclusion Zones, and Outdated Bylaws thumbnail

Dana Larsen on fighting for Vancouver’s Dispensaries: Court cases, Injunctions, Exclusion Zones, and Outdated Bylaws

CLN caught up with prominent cannabis activist Dana Larsen for an update on Vancouver’s unlicensed dispensaries and their ongoing fight to stay open. Dana also told us why he thinks the City of Vancouver should rewrite it’s restrictive cannabis bylaws, why the dispensary exclusion zone in the Downtown Eastside is misguided and wrong, the ongoing…

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48North Signs Supply Agreement with AGLC for Outdoor-Grown Cannabis thumbnail

48North Signs Supply Agreement with AGLC for Outdoor-Grown Cannabis

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ – 48North Cannabis Corp. (“48North” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRTH) announced today that it has signed a supply agreement with Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (“AGLC”), Alberta’s wholesaler of recreational cannabis. 48North’s supply agreement with AGLC was signed on May 15, 2019, and pertains to calendar year 2019. Under the supply agreement,…

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The Roll-Up #88: Busting Dispensary Myths All Day Long thumbnail

The Roll-Up #88: Busting Dispensary Myths All Day Long

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Episode 88: Busting Dispensary Myths This week in cannabis news: Bruce reveals what happens to crime rates after legalization. WTF Is This All About Now? Alyssa, Bruce, Ben. (Julia Sumpter/Leafly)Every Friday the Roll-Up…

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