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How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge

This year’s alarming wave of vaping-associated pulmonary injury has already made up to 530 people sick and killed as many as six people. If you use disposable vaporizer cartridges, how can you make sure that the one you’re puffing on is safe? This is a fake. Click to enlarge. (Leafly)While there are no foolproof methods…

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Candidates Expected to Go Quiet on Cannabis Ahead of Federal Election

Citing conversations in Ottawa this summer with a “fellow named Andrew” and “some people who report directly to a guy named Justin,” ousted Canopy co-founder Bruce Linton told the Canadian cannabis sector not to expect much discussion of cannabis from the Liberals and Conservatives during the ongoing federal election campaign. The Liberals and Conservatives each have…

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Canntrust Says Cannabis Goods Returned by Alberta Government Worth $1.3M thumbnail

Canntrust Says Cannabis Goods Returned by Alberta Government Worth $1.3M

CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Thursday that about $1.3 million worth of its products will be returned by the Alberta government’s cannabis wholesaler and online retailer. The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) agency announced the returns on Wednesday after Health Canada suspended CannTrust’s licences to produce and sell pot. CannTrust noted Thursday that Health Canada…

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Federal Judge Says Indiana’s Ban On Smokable Hemp Is Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Indiana ruled last week that the state’s law banning smokable forms of hemp is unconstitutional and has issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting enforcement of the statute. In a ruling issued on September 13, Judge Sarah Evans Barker of the Southern District of Indiana said that Indiana’s law prohibiting the manufacturing, financing, delivery,…

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How to Protect Your Cannabis Crop From Rain

With Croptober just around the corner, many of you are watching your cannabis plants pack on big, hefty colas. You also might be watching the weather in fear of early storms coming in to disrupt your garden. First things first: Don’t panic. Let’s take a look at some tips and tricks around outdoor farming and…

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Show Off Your Grow: Share Photos From Canada’s First Legal Harvest thumbnail

Show Off Your Grow: Share Photos From Canada’s First Legal Harvest

Croptober is quickly approaching, which means it’s almost harvest season for Canada’s outdoor homegrowers. The first harvest since the country legalized cannabis for recreational use has allowed avid gardeners and novice green thumbs to join the company of medical patients who have been permitted to grown their own bud since 2001. Regardless of whether this is…

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SLANG Worldwide welcomes Canopy Growth Corp. founder Bruce Linton as Active Investor thumbnail

SLANG Worldwide welcomes Canopy Growth Corp. founder Bruce Linton as Active Investor

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ – SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CNSX: SLNG), (Frankfurt: 84S), (“SLANG” or the “Company”), a leading global cannabis consumer packaged goods (“CPG”) company, is pleased to announce it has accepted an investment from Bruce Linton, co-founder of Canopy Growth Corporation. This investment reinforces the existing relationship between SLANG leadership and Mr. Linton,…

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Psychedelics – Former Canopy co-CEO Bruce Linton sees a big opportunity thumbnail

Psychedelics – Former Canopy co-CEO Bruce Linton sees a big opportunity

Canopy Growth Corp.’s co-founder and recently ousted co-chief executive has his eye on a new frontier for medicine beyond cannabis: psychedelics. Bruce Linton said he will be a director at Mind Medicine, a Toronto-based company that is seeking to establish safe psychedelic-assisted treatments for mental illness, such as medicinal psilocybin and medicinal MDMA. He sees the…

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Canopy to hire new CEO by end of year: chairman thumbnail

Canopy to hire new CEO by end of year: chairman

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp.’s chairman says it expects to complete its search for a new chief executive officer by the end of the calendar year. John Bell adds that the “robust” search is already underway with a number of “well-seasoned” candidates. Bell’s comments came at the cannabis company’s(Canopy Growth) annual shareholder meeting in Toronto today, the…

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Shopify Inc. updates it’s e-commerce platform for CBD sellers in U.S. thumbnail

Shopify Inc. updates it’s e-commerce platform for CBD sellers in U.S.

NEW YORK — Shopify Inc. says its e-commerce and retail platform has been given new features to help U.S. merchants sell hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol products where permitted by law. The announcement follows last year’s passage of U.S. federal legislation that removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, which still covers cannabis products. Hemp may contain CBD, a…

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SLANG Worldwide welcomes Canopy Growth Corp. founder Bruce Linton as Active Investor thumbnail

SLANG Worldwide welcomes Canopy Growth Corp. founder Bruce Linton as Active Investor

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ – SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CNSX: SLNG), (Frankfurt: 84S), (“SLANG” or the “Company”), a leading global cannabis consumer packaged goods (“CPG”) company, is pleased to announce it has accepted an investment from Bruce Linton, co-founder of Canopy Growth Corporation. This investment reinforces the existing relationship between SLANG leadership and Mr. Linton,…

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Ontario Teen Lands in ICU in Canada’s First Reported Case of ‘Vape Pen Illness’ thumbnail

Ontario Teen Lands in ICU in Canada’s First Reported Case of ‘Vape Pen Illness’

Concern over the potential health effects of vaping has reached a fever pitch in Canada as details of the Ontario youth who was recently hospitalized for a serious lung-related illness start to emerge. Middlesex-London Health Unit, a public health non-profit based in London, ON, held a press conference addressing the incident this afternoon, revealing that…

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Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s Core

CHICAGO (AP) — When the adult use of marijuana becomes legal in Illinois, Chicago’s mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district, near schools and in residential areas. The bans are in zoning rules proposed by Mayor Lori Lightfoot. However, Alderman Brendan Reilly, who represents the business district in the City Council, says because of an $838…

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Only 44 Canadians Granted Cannabis Pardons Under New System thumbnail

Only 44 Canadians Granted Cannabis Pardons Under New System

Of the estimated 250,000 Canadians who have criminal records for simple cannabis possession, only 71 have taken advantage of the new system of cannabis record suspensions brought about in the Liberal government’s Bill C-93, passed into law this summer, and of those, only 44 have received pardons.In March, long before C-93 made its way through parliament, Ministry…

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Paraguay To Begin Marijuana Production For Research And Medical Purposes

Paraguay will begin accepting applications for the domestic production of cannabis for medical and research purposes next month, according to an announcement made last week by the country’s health minister. Julio Mazzolini, the minister of public health and social welfare, said in a press conference in Asunción on Thursday that a resolution to establish the…

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