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June 10th, 2019
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Health professionals wary of medicinal cannabis misuse and adverse effects

An analysis of published studies gauging attitudes to medicinal cannabis has found that while health professionals are broadly supportive, they feel they lack clinical and…

June 10th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: IL Governor Unveils Marijuana Legalization Bill, Mexico Ponders Drug Decrim, Legal Sales, More… (5/6/19)

Reform measures are piling up on the Colorado governor's desk, the Illinois governor rolls out a marijuana legalization bill, Denver votes on decriminalizing magic mushrooms…

June 10th, 2019
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First-time cannabis use up after legalization, StatsCan reports

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/cannabis-use-statistics-canada-1.5121125 Title: First-time cannabis use up after legalization, StatsCan reports Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 5/2/2019

June 10th, 2019
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The boomer weed rush is real: Older Canadians leading country-wide increase in use

URL: https://montrealgazette.com/cannabis-news/the-boomer-weed-rush-is-real-older-canadians-leading-country-wide-increase-in-use/wcm/3d60c849-9d02-4952-a9ba-5c80fa87565a Title: The boomer weed rush is real: Older Canadians leading country-wide increase in use Publisher: Montreal Gazette Published Date: 5/2/2019

June 10th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: VA Governor Vetoes Overdose Homicide Bill, VT Legal Pot Sales Bill Advances, More… (5/3/19)

A Vermont bill to legalize recreational pot sales takes another step forward, a New Hampshire bill to let patietns grow their own heads to the…

June 10th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: Trump VA Rejects Vets' MedMJ Bills, Philippines Drug War Called Out, More… (5/2/19)

The Trump VA rejects medical marijuana bills for veterans, DC's mayor unveils a bill to allow for taxed and regulated marijuana sales, the Louisiana legislature…

June 10th, 2019
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Cannabis-based medicine may reduce seizures for children with difficult-to-treat epilepsy

Taking a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol, a cannabis-based medicine, cut seizures nearly in half for children with a rare and severe type of epilepsy called…

June 10th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: TX GOPers Pronounce Pot Decrim Bill Dead, Oakland Psychedelic Resolution Coming, More… (5/1/19)

Texas Republican leaders move to squash a cannabis decriminalization bill, the Oakland city council will consider a resolution to effectively decriminalize the use and possession…

June 10th, 2019
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Why didn't Cannabis NB turn a profit? Class explores business of legalization

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/cannabis-nb-legalization-business-imapcts-1.5115746 Title: Why didn't Cannabis NB turn a profit? Class explores business of legalization Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 4/30/2019

June 10th, 2019
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'At first we all thought are there skunks around here,' neighbours fed up with medical marijuana grow-op

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/maples-medical-marijuana-grow-house-1.5117783 Title: 'At first we all thought are there skunks around here,' neighbours fed up with medical marijuana grow-op Publisher: CBC News Published Date:…

June 10th, 2019
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Taxe d'accise sur le cannabis : les municipalités réclament toujours leur part

URL: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1164986/cannabis-municipalites-taxe-accise-federale-nouveau-brunswick Title: Taxe d'accise sur le cannabis : les municipalités réclament toujours leur part Publisher: Radio-Canada Published Date: 5/1/2019

June 10th, 2019
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The new 'runner's high'? Some often mix weed, workouts

A study of cannabis users in states where it’s legal found 82% use the drug before and/or after exercise, with many reporting it increases enjoyment,…

June 9th, 2019
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Insight into the proteins in the brain that detect cannabis

Researchers have made new progress in understanding how cannabinoid receptors (CB1Rs), the proteins that detect the active components of marijuana, are controlled in the brain.

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: TX House Approves No Jail for Pot, HI Bill to End Civil Forfeiture Goes to Governor, More… (4/30/19)

There's too much pot in Oregon and the Senate is doing something about it, the Texas House passes a quasi-decrim bill, a study of an…

June 9th, 2019
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Marijuana With a Mission: Brother David's Quest to Turn the Cannabis Industry Truly Green and Good [FEATURE]

With the advent of legalization, the marijuana cultivation industry is being transformed — and not always for the better. What was once an illicit lifestyle…

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: Houston Drug Cases Dismissed as Scandal Grows, WA Hemp Bill Becomes Law, More… (4/29/19)

A fatal botched drug raid continues to reverberate in Houston, hemp bills advance in Louisiana and Washington, North Dakota legislators vote to lower penalties for…

June 9th, 2019
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Marijuana minister confident police will address illegal online cannabis dispensaries

URL: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/marijuana-minister-confident-police-will-address-illegal-online-cannabis-dispensaries-509124452.html Title: Marijuana minister confident police will address illegal online cannabis dispensaries Publisher: Winnipeg Free Press Published Date: 4/26/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Cannabis education course now a requirement for Ontario pharmacists

URL: https://globalnews.ca/news/5207085/ontario-pharmacists-cannabis-course-education/ Title: Cannabis education course now a requirement for Ontario pharmacists Publisher: Global News Published Date: 4/26/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: VT Legal Pot Sales Compromise Broached, MI Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes, More… (4/26/19)

Vermont could yet end up with a regulated marijuana market, Iowa gets ready to grow some hemp, asset forfeiture reform advances in Michigan and North…

June 9th, 2019
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Addiction experts decry ban on cannabis sales in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/pot-exclusion-zone-dtes-vancouver-licensing-vancouver-restricts-sellers-opioid-crisis-1.5109400 Title: Addiction experts decry ban on cannabis sales in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 4/25/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: MS MedMJ Petitioning On Track, Kamala Harris on Pardons for Drug Prisoners, More… (4/25/19)

Texas decriminalization gets walked back a step, a Mississippi medical marijuana initiative already has lots and lots of signatures, Kamala Harris talks pardons for drug…

June 9th, 2019
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La SQDC annonce une hausse du prix de certains produits du cannabis

URL: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1166072/cannabis-sqdc-hausse-prix-produits-gramme-fleurs-sechees Title: La SQDC annonce une hausse du prix de certains produits du cannabis Publisher: Radio-Canada Published Date: 4/24/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Alcohol and cannabis companies form pot-beverage group to push changes

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/cannabis-beverage-producers-alliance-1.5108943 Title: Alcohol and cannabis companies form pot-beverage group to push changes Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 4/24/2019

June 9th, 2019
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One in 7 Washington State drivers with children in the car recently used marijuana

According to a roadside survey conducted in Washington State, 14.1% of drivers with children in the car — nearly one in seven — tested positive…

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: Bill to Cut CA Marijuana Tax Advances, Prison Population Continues to Decline, More… (4/25/19)

A bill to cut California marijuana taxes is moving, a New Hampshire legalization bill gets a hearing, the US prison population continues a decade-long decline,…

June 9th, 2019
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With Marijuana Policy and Democratic Presidential Candidates, Joe Biden is the Odd Man Out

The ever-swelling field of Democratic presidential contenders has plenty of things to disagree about and plenty of issues where candidates can try to set themselves…

June 9th, 2019
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Cannabis au volant: les premières données ne révèlent pas de hausse

URL: https://www.acadienouvelle.com/actualites/2019/04/24/cannabis-au-volant-les-premieres-donnees-ne-revelent-pas-de-hausse/ Title: Cannabis au volant: les premières données ne révèlent pas de hausse Publisher: Acadie Nouvelle Published Date: 4/24/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Yukoners flock to private cannabis store

URL: https://www.whitehorsestar.com/News/yukoners-flock-to-private-cannabis-store Title: Yukoners flock to private cannabis store Publisher: Whitehorse Star Published Date: 4/18/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: CO Drug Defelonization Bill Advances, Mexico Murders, Colombia Massacres, More… (4/23/19)

Drug prohibition is engendering new levels of violence in Mexico and Colombia, the Denver city council deals a blow to would-be social consumption business operators,…

June 9th, 2019
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After lengthy delay, government prepares to approve second device for testing drivers' saliva for cannabis

URL: https://ottawacitizen.com/news/politics/after-lengthy-delay-government-prepares-to-approve-second-device-for-testing-drivers-saliva-for-cannabis/wcm/a20aafb5-7a18-4006-9303-f47f1890289b Title: After lengthy delay, government prepares to approve second device for testing drivers' saliva for cannabis Publisher: Ottawa Citizen Published Date: 4/22/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: NC Overdose=Murder Bill Hearing Set, Malay MedMJ Provider Escapes Death Penalty, More… (4/22/19)

It's a step back for harm reduction in one Michigan county, a potential step back in North Carolina, a Malay medical marijuana provider escapes the…

June 9th, 2019
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Some in N.W.T. still waiting for green light on private cannabis stores

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/some-in-n-w-t-still-waiting-for-green-light-on-private-cannabis-stores-1.5101089 Title: Some in N.W.T. still waiting for green light on private cannabis stores Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 4/17/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer

A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also…

June 9th, 2019
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Yes, you can smoke pot at your Yukon campsite this summer

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-marijuana-territorial-campgrounds-1.5100998 Title: Yes, you can smoke pot at your Yukon campsite this summer Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 4/17/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

New evidence suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t. The findings are contrary to the belief that…

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: New CBS Pot Poll, CO Drug Defelonization Passes House, More… (4/19/19)

A new CBS poll has record support for marijuana legalization, Vermont's governor throws up an obstacle to the tax and regulate bill, the US immigration…

June 9th, 2019
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'We're here to stay': women-run cannabis accessories shop geared towards women

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/pretty-baked-women-cannabis-windsor-1.5101869 Title: 'We're here to stay': women-run cannabis accessories shop geared towards women Publisher: CBC News Published Date: 4/18/2019

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: Louisiana Cannabis Poll, Feds Raid Appalachian Opioid Prescribers, More… (4/18/19)

A new poll finds Louisianans are ready to free the weed, Georgia medical marijuana patients will soon be able to access CBD cannabis oils, a…

June 9th, 2019
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Chronicle AM: FDA Eases Opioid Rules to Allow Tapering, Ciudad Juarez Violence Spikes, More… (4/17/19)

Decriminalization bills are alive in Alabama and North Carolina, the Iowa Senate approves hemp, the FDA eases opioid prescribing rules, Ciudad Juarez sees a bloody…

June 9th, 2019
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Holland's Half-Baked Attempt to Return to the Marijuana Vanguard [FEATURE]

Beginning in the mid-1980s, Holland was the world's marijuana mecca. Under the quite sensible policy of gedogen (pragmatic tolerance), Dutch authorities didn't quite legalize marijuana…