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Cannabis Use Among Teens Down 2 Years After Legalization

New Brunswick Marijuana use among teens down 2 years after legalization Social Sharing Use among 18-24 year-olds stayed the same CBC News Two years after the sale of cannabis was legalized, use by teenagers age 15 to 17 has been cut in half, to just 10 per cent. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press) comments Two years after the sale of marijuana was legalized in Canada, and researchers have yet to see the feared increase in use, says Michael Boudreau, a criminology professor at St. Thomas University.

Article by CBC News Two years after the sale of marijuana was legalized in Canada, and researchers have yet to see the feared increase in use, says Michael Boudreau, a criminology professor at St. Thomas University. About six per cent of Canadians report they consume cannabis on a daily basis, a number that’s remained unchanged from before legalization. “So there, we’re ...

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Happy Dayz Brings the Bud to Downtown Orillia

NEWS Happy Dayz brings the bud to downtown Orillia Happy Dayz/69 Mississaga St. E. Frank Matys Orillia Today

Article by Frank Matys, Orillia Today Ontario’s budding recreational cannabis industry is sprouting downtown with the recent opening of Orillia’s first retail cannabis shop. Customers visiting Happy Dayz can choose from multiple varieties of dried cannabis, along with a range of pre-rolled products, concentrates, edibles, beverages, topicals, and CBD. Bongs, pipes, rolling papers, and vaping equipment are among an assortment ...

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Harnessing the Body’s Own Cannabis in the Fight Against Cancer

Life Harnessing the body’s own cannabis in the fight against cancer The human body produces chemicals that are similar to the active chemicals (cannabinoids) found in cannabis. Author of the article:Aymen Idris • The Conversation One strategy to boost the action of the body’s own cannabis is by inhibiting the enzymes that break down natural endocannabinoids. PHOTO BY GETTY IMAGES Article Sidebar Share TRENDING Article content The drugs used to treat cancer after surgery can help to slow disease progression, but they don’t always stop cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body, nor do they help with pain associated with some cancers such as sarcomas (rare bone cancers). There is a drug, however, that potentially does both of these things: cannabis.

Article by Aymen Idris, The Conversation via Canada.com The drugs used to treat cancer after surgery can help to slow disease progression, but they don’t always stop cancer cells from spreading to other parts of the body, nor do they help with pain associated with some cancers such as sarcomas (rare bone cancers). There is a drug, however, that potentially ...

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CBD Crystals are Coming to Canada

NEWS CBD crystals are coming to Canada Ontario’s MediPharm Labs Corp. has launched a new line of THC-free, 99 per cent pure CBD crystalline isolate, said to be the first product of its kind on the legal market. By Sam Riches Each container of the LABS Cannabis CBD Isolate contains 500mg of CBD in an odourless powder form. / Photo: MediPharm Labs Ontario’s MediPharm Labs Corp. has launched a new line of THC-free, 99 per cent pure CBD crystalline isolate to be sold under the LABS Cannabis banner.

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op Ontario’s MediPharm Labs Corp. has launched a new line of THC-free, 99 per cent pure CBD crystalline isolate to be sold under the LABS Cannabis banner. According to a press release, it’s the first product of its kind in Canada. “Produced at commercial scale, LABS Cannabis CBD Isolate has only trace amounts of THC — ...

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Vast Majority of Canadians Believe B.C. Has the Best Cannabis in the Country: Report

Vast majority of Canadians believe B.C. has the best cannabis in the country: report Credit: Pure Sunfarms on Twitter Delta-based cannabis producer Pure Sunfarms surveyed Canadians on their pot preferences

Article by BC Business Delta-based cannabis producer Pure Sunfarms surveyed Canadians on their pot preferences But just over half of BCers don’t know where their marijuana is from It’s not shocking that most Canadians believe B.C. bud reigns supreme in the country. But you might be surprised to learn that many of this province’s cannabis consumers don’t actually know where ...

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Waterloo Region Seeing an Influx of Legal Cannabis Store Applications

HOME LOCAL NEWS Waterloo Region seeing an influx of legal cannabis store applications The AGCO interactive map shows nearly 40 additional applications have been made for cannabis stores in Waterloo Region about 21 hours ago By: James Sebastian-Scott File photo. A look at META's product line. Aastha Shetty/KitchenerToday The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario is currently reviewing six cannabis store applications in one stretch of Downtown Kitchener. There are currently a total of five locations opened in our region. Three in Cambridge, one in Waterloo and one in Kitchener.

Article by James Sebastian-Scott, Kitchener Today The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario is currently reviewing six cannabis store applications in one stretch of Downtown Kitchener. There are currently a total of five locations opened in our region. Three in Cambridge, one in Waterloo and one in Kitchener. The stretch along King Street West in Kitchener has four pending applications ...

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York Police Seize 3 Kangaroos During $150 Million Illegal Cannabis Raid

Police shut down a number of large indoor and outdoor cannabis grow operations just north of Toronto as the result of Project Green Sweep. Image via York Regional Police. York Regional Police found nearly 4,000 lbs of harvested cannabis drying for sale on the criminal market during their latest illegal pot bust. Image via York Regional Police. Save Post Police seize 3 kangaroos during $150 million illegal cannabis raid Stay in the loop Sign up for our free email newsletter. Unsubscribe anytime or contact us for details. Email address Share Tweet Save this Article Today

Article by Lauren O’Neil, BlogTO Today in “what the actual heck?” we have a massive police bust just north of Toronto in which $150 million worth of illegally-grown marijuana was seized along with guns, crossbows and “several exotic animals.” Among the creatures found at one of 15 different properties searched during the raid were three kangaroos and two zebras. That’s right, kangaroos ...

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Canadian Study Finds a Link Between Starting Medical Cannabis and Stopping Drinking

WELLNESS Canadian study finds a link between starting medical cannabis and stopping drinking 43.5 per cent of study participants who used marijuana as a substitute for alcohol decreased the frequency of their drinking. By Angela Stelmakowich There is “a growing body of evidence that medical cannabis use is often associated with reductions in the use of other substances.” / Photo: rclassenlayouts / iStock / Getty Images Plus rclassenlayouts / iStock / Getty Images Plus Of the participants who reported using alcohol on at least 10 occasions in the 12 months prior to starting medical cannabis, 43.5 per cent said the frequency of their drinking fell. / Photo: Getty Images

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op Authorized medical marijuana patients who began using cannabis to help reduce their drinking report experiencing a reduction or even discontinuation of alcohol use, notes new research out of the University of Victoria. The finding reflects feedback from 2,102 patients registered with Tilray, a medical cannabis research and production company in Canada. The input was ...

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Leamington Waits to Follow Kingsville’s Lead on ‘Light Pollution’ Bylaw

Local News Leamington waits to follow Kingsville’s lead on ‘light pollution’ bylaw Author of the article:Anne Jarvis • Windsor Star An old farm house is illuminated from greenhouse lights on Highway 77, north of Leamington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star Greenhouse lights illuminate the sky off of Highway #3, north of Leamington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star Greenhouse lights illuminate the sky off of Highway #77, north of Leamington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. PHOTO BY DAX MELMER /Windsor Star

Article by Anne Jarvis, Windsor Star One day after Kingsville’s town council unanimously approved a bylaw to stop light pollution from greenhouses and odours from cannabis production, Leamington’s council voted unanimously to seek more information from growers and the public before considering a light pollution bylaw. “I think this is long overdue,” Kingsville Coun. Laura Lucier said Monday. “I’m so ...

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Can the Body’s Endocannabinoids Fight Intestinal Infections? This Research Suggests They Can

HEALTH Can the body’s endocannabinoids fight intestinal infections? This research suggests they can Mice study shows molecules in the body that share features with cannabis may be able to block bacteria before it can lead to disease. By Angela Stelmakowich The research team determined that 2-AG had a positive effect on C. rodentium, S. typhimurium and E. coli. / Photo: nensuria / iStock / Getty Images Plus nensuria / iStock / Getty Images Plus A recent study found that THC treatments helped to prevent colon cancer by easing inflammation. / Photo: Dr_Microbe / iStock / Getty Images Plus Dr_Microbe / iStock / Getty Images Plus Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D. / Photo: UT Southwestern Medical Center The study shed light on how the body’s endocannabinoids “can shut down genes needed for some pathogenic intestinal bacteria to colonize, multiply and cause disease.” / Photo: CreativeNature_nl / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op A new U.S. mice study offers promise for advancing understanding of how cannabis can help lessen the symptoms of various bowel conditions, insight that could lead to new ways of fighting gastrointestinal (GI) infections. Published online this month in Cell, the study led by the University of Texas, Southwestern (UTSW) shed light on how the ...

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