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Ontario to Implement Lottery to Phase in Cannabis Retail

Ontario’s plans to rollout private cannabis retail in Apr. 2019 will happen in waves amidst national supply shortages. “We cannot in good conscience issue an unlimited number of licences to businesses in the face of such shortages and the federal government’s failure to provide certainty around future supply,” reads a statement issued by Caroline Mulroney,…

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A Top Boston Pastry Chef Shares Her Recipe for Cannabis-Infused Mint Chocolate Chip Gelato

Kate Holowchik didn’t grow up in a household that was particularly open to experimenting with marijuana. “My dad was a senior chief in the Navy,” she said. “He’s 6-foot-3. I was always afraid to step out of line.” But as an adult, she said cannabis has become a necessity. Holowchik suffered from high-functioning anxiety and…

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Ontario Municipalities That Have Decided to Opt in or Out of Cannabis Stores

With the deadline looming for Ontario municipalities to decide whether to opt in or out of allowing cannabis retail stores within their boundaries, many communities remain undecided. The province has given municipalities until Jan. 22, 2019 to opt out of having private cannabis storefronts operate within their boundaries. If the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of…

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Shopping for Adult-Use Cannabis in Massachusetts

Legal cannabis sales in Massachusetts hit the ground running, with two stores opening just days before Thanksgiving to long lines and waits that sometimes stretched upward of two hours. More stores are coming—along with more products, growers, and strains—but if you’re planning a trip to one of the few stores already open, it pays to…

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How to Photograph Cannabis Concentrates

This two-part series will show you how to photograph cannabis, regardless of your experience level. Get tips on how to take pictures of live plants, harvested buds, and concentrates, as well as how to shoot indoors and outdoors. There’s something for beginners, experts, and everyone in between. Cannabis offers many different opportunities for photography, from…

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A Gift Guide for Joint Rollers

Buying a gift for someone who prefers to roll joints can be a challenge. Extract lovers have all kinds of options, from dab tools to carb caps. Glass nerds will always appreciate a pretty pipe or one-hitter. But what do you give the person who needs little more than some cannabis and a tiny sheet of…

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California City of Fresno Finally Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Medical cannabis patients, caregivers, and advocates are saying better late than never to Fresno City Council’s 5-2 vote to legalize medical dispensaries. Like others across the state, the California city had passed resolutions opting out of the state’s medical and adult-use cannabis industries. But on Thursday, members of City Council, led by Councilman Clint Olivier,…

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Healthy profits? Medicinal cannabis as an export opportunity

Medicinal cannabis During campaigns to legalise medicinal marijuana, it is often economic interests rather than health policy considerations that tend to come to the fore. Many countries, including Greece, Colombia and South Africa want to make money from exports, while forgetting about their own patients. Not only is this dishonest, but also unethical! Cannabis is…

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Manitoba Cannabis Producer Issues Recall

A Winnipeg-based cannabis producer is recalling two types of pot sold in Saskatchewan. The company, named Bonify, says it is recalling its “Cherry Lime” and “Warlock Kush” products. Bonify says the products may not meet some of the microbial and chemical contaminant limits that meet Cannabis Regulations. About 52 units of the recalled products were…

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Illegal weed growers invited over to the other side

A virtual seminar aimed at cannabis growers who want to join the country’s legal market attracted about 700 people Thursday, Health Canada says.A team of bureaucrats with the department that regulates the drug ran participants through the basics of applying for different types of licences during the 90-minute conference call, which focused on “micro-cultivation” and…

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Medical Cannabis Convenience Store Opens in Maine

After voters approved adult-use cannabis legalization in 2016, Maine lawmakers haven’t let outgoing Gov. Paul LePage’s veto power stand in the way of the will of the People. Back in May, state legislators overrode LePage’s veto of a bill legalizing adult-use retail sales. And in July, they overrode the governor’s veto of a medical marijuana…

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Evicted Elderly Medical Marijuana Patient Dropped from Healthcare Program

Days after being evicted from his apartment—and then invited to return—for his legal possession and consumption of medical cannabis oil, John Flickner says his healthcare provider has suddenly dropped him from his Medicaid/Medicare program. Without access to doctors and transportation to healthcare facilities, the 78-year-old man who was just last week without a home is…

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Check out Hemp Across Human History in This Timeline

Love cannabis?Keep up with new strains, products, trends, and deals with Leafly’s curated cannabis newsletter.By submitting this form, you will be subscribed to news and promotional emails from Leafly and you agree to Leafly’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Leafly email messages anytime.leafly_logoBy accessing this site, you accept the Terms…

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