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Colby Cosh: The Highs and Lows of Taxing Legal Cannabis

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Article by Colby Cosh, SaltWire The new number of the journal Canadian Public Policy contains a paper entitled “ The tax consequences of legal cannabis. ” Great, I hear you asking: what are those? About time someone asked! Slow down, bud: economics tends to be a factory for giant wads of differential equations, and not so much in the business of simple ...

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Chelsea Handler: Cannabis Doesn’t Prohibit Productivity

NEWS Chelsea Handler: Cannabis doesn’t prohibit productivity The 45-year-old comedian, who re-introduced herself to marijuana once Donald Trump became president, has become a staunch advocate By David Yasvinski The actor and comedian has made no secret of her penchant for pot and she’s determined to spread the word to as many people as possible. Rachel Murray/Getty Images for EMILY's List Chelsea Handler is trying to extinguish the stigma of her favourite drug.

Article by David Yasvinski, Growth Op Chelsea Handler is trying to extinguish the stigma of her favourite drug. The actor and comedian has made no secret of her penchant for pot and she’s determined to spread the word to as many people as possible, according to cheatsheet.com. One of the biggest misconceptions she said she finds herself pushing back against is that ...

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Cannabis Thefts on The Rise as Harvest Season Reaches Midpoint

Kitchener-Waterloo Cannabis thefts on the rise as harvest season reaches midpoint Social Sharing CBC News Cannabis is generally ready for harvest between mid-September and mid-October, according to a former federally regulated grower. (Siavash Dezvareh/CBC) comments A series of cannabis thefts have been reported in and around Waterloo Region, according to police, as the midpoint of the plant's harvest season arrives.

Article by CBC News A series of cannabis thefts have been reported in and around Waterloo Region, according to police, as the midpoint of the plant’s harvest season arrives. In the early hours of Sept. 19 Wellington County OPP attended a rural property in Guelph, responding to a break and enter in progress. When police arrived they saw people running toward ...

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Illegal Cannabis Lowers All Cannabis Prices

NEWSYELLOWKNIFE NEWS llegal cannabis lowers all cannabis prices SHARE ON: Avatar Bailey Moreton, Illegal cannabis undercutting the legal market is a big reason for cannabis' lower CPI. (Photo supplied by Pixabay) Illegal cannabis across Canada is pushing down prices for legal recreational cannabis in stores in Yellowknife.

Article by Bailey Moreton, My Yellowknife Now Illegal cannabis across Canada is pushing down prices for legal recreational cannabis in stores in Yellowknife. The consumer price index (CPI) for recreational cannabis dropped ten per cent as of August 2020 compared with August 2019, according to the latest consumer price index numbers. The consumer price index – which measures the change ...

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Williams Lake First Nation Inks Historic Cannabis Deal with B.C. Government

Home News Local News Williams Lake First Nation inks historic cannabis deal with B.C. government Rebecca Dyok , Local Journalism Initiative Reporter / The Williams Lake Tribune wfln pot Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars said WLFN have ended their partnership with Indigenous Bloom and will reopen as Unity Cannabis, which will be solely operated by WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo) The Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) and the province have entered into the first of its kind government-to-government agreement under section 119 of the Cannabis Control Licensing Act.

Article by Rebecca Dyok, The Williams Lake Tribune The Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) and the province have entered into the first of its kind government-to-government agreement under section 119 of the Cannabis Control Licensing Act. “We’ve been negotiating the agreement since pre-legalization,” Chief Willie Sellars said. “It’s something we’ve been working on for a long time, that we’ve finally ...

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Aurora Cannabis May Hike its Prices in a Value-Obsessed Cannabis Market: CEO

Aurora Cannabis may hike its prices in a value-obsessed pot market: CEO Jeff LagerquistYahoo Finance CanadaSeptember 23, 2020

Article by Jeff Lagerquist, Yahoo Finance Canada Aurora Cannabis (ACB.TO)(ACB) is betting consumers will be willing to swallow price hikes on its higher-end pot as the company ups its focus on more profitable premium products. The strategy shift spelled out by new chief executive officer Miguel Martin on Tuesday comes as discount brands surge in popularity across Canada’s legal sector. ...

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Aurora Cannabis Stock Plunged 30% Because It Is ‘Growing So Much Weed’

MARIJUANA STREET NOTES Aurora Cannabis Stock Plunged 30% Because It Is ‘Growing So Much Weed’ By Connor Smith Analyst Tamy Chen lowered her rating on the company’s Canadian-listed shares to C$10 from C$15. Dreamstime

Article by Connor Smith, Barron’s Aurora Cannabis stock shed nearly 30% of its value on Wednesday after the company reported a full-year net loss of 3.3 billion Canadian dollars (US$2.48 billion). Investors knew that billion-dollar write-downs were coming, but the company’s report and outlook didn’t do much to improve sentiment for the struggling stock. When adjusted for a 12-1 reverse stock split, Aurora shares hit their ...

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Thirteen Charged in South Dundas Cannabis Grow-Op

Thirteen charged in South Dundas marijuana grow-op Containers of what appears to be marijuana bud sit on the front lawn of a home on Rowena Road in South Dundas on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Police harvested the illegal crop which was taken away in dump trucks. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston) ROWENA – Provincial police have charged 13 people in connection to Monday’s bust of a marijuana growing operation in South Dundas, northeast of Iroquois.

Article by Cornwall Newswatch Provincial police have charged 13 people in connection to Monday’s bust of a marijuana growing operation in South Dundas, northeast of Iroquois. O.P.P. announced Tuesday night that they seized over 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of processed cannabis, over 1,700 pot plants, plus growing and processing equipment. Police officers and municipal workers were at the property at 11515 ...

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What Should Pet Owners Know About Cannabis and CBD Products?

WELLNESS What should pet owners know about cannabis and CBD products? “We certainly recognize the potential opportunities that cannabis-derived compounds may offer and acknowledge the significant interest in these possibilities.” By Maria Loreto, The Fresh Toast Significant steps have been made over the years to validate some medicinal claims of cannabis, but much work needs to be done. / Photo: Jeng_Niamwhan / iStock / Getty Images Plus “We don’t know about co-administration with other medicines or risks to vulnerable human and animal populations.” / Photo: amedeeso / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Maria Loreto, The Fresh Toast via Growth Op A lot has been said about CBD pet products and what they can do to tame anxiety and other stressors that pets experience. Anecdotal evidence indicates that at least some pet owners are happy with the cannabis products they’ve used on their pets, reporting that they put their pets at ...

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Cannabis Consumption Prior to Injury Could Improve Recovery Times for Trauma Victims

NEWS Cannabis consumption prior to injury could improve recovery times for trauma victims "Although preinjury use of marijuana does not improve survival in trauma patients, it may provide some improvement in outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury and those that are more severely injured." By Sam Riches FILE: Riley Cote of the Philadelphia Flyers and Eric Godard of the Pittsburgh Penguins fight during the first period at the Mellon Arena on December 15, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images If you’re a cannabis consumer who suffers a brain injury, you might recover faster than those who abstain from the plant, according to a study published in the Journal of Surgical Research.

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op If you’re a cannabis consumer who suffers a brain injury, you might recover faster than those who abstain from the plant, according to a study published in the Journal of Surgical Research. “Although preinjury use of marijuana does not improve survival in trauma patients, it may provide some improvement in outcomes in patients with traumatic ...

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