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Is Pot ‘Performance-Enhancing’? Canadian and International Anti-Doping Bodies Disagree

Is pot 'performance-enhancing'? Canadian and international anti-doping bodies disagree 'The clothing you wear and the skis and everything you do ... is performance enhancing' Rohit Joseph and Liam Britten · CBC News. At left, marijuana for sale at a dispensary. At right, a test kit for human urine doping testing. The World Anti-Doping Agency says marijuana is a performance-enhancing drug but Canada's anti-doping agency disagrees. (Julie Gordon/Reuters; Matt Dunham/The Associated Press)

Article by Rohit Joseph and Liam Britten, CBC News The world’s top agency fighting doping in sport considers cannabis to be a performance-enhancing drug — but it’s Canadian affiliate, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports (CCES), does not agree. On Tuesday, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will hold its first global athlete’s forum in Calgary to discuss developments in anti-doping. ...

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Cannabis Has Been In Europe Longer Than Humans

Cannabis Has Been In Europe Longer Than Humans Calvin Hughes

Article by Calvin Hughes, Civilized Cannabis has been in Europe longer than Europeans according to recent research, which has discovered that the plant grew wild in the western continent long before humans arrived. By analyzing fossilized pollen, researchers were able to determine that the history of cannabis in Europe goes back further than initially thought. “Cannabis is indigenous to Europe,” according ...

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High! Canada Reviews: Sky Extracts

High! Canada Reviews: Sky Extracts

Article by Phil Wong, High! Canada First off, I love these disposable pens! No muss, no fuss! Great for on the go and not worrying about any leaking! They come in 5 different strains; (Gg4) Gorilla Glue #4, (SLH) Super Lemon Haze, (PEX) Pineapple Express, (GDP) Grand Daddy Purple, and probably my favourite of the bunch (DP) Durban Poison! This pure ...

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The Senate Has Amended The Cannabis Act — Now What?

The Senate has amended the Cannabis Act — now what? The federal government should outlaw membership in a terrorist group, bar radicals from Canada and look at forbidding the glorification of extremists to protect the Canadian way of life, says a Senate committee. The Senate chamber sits empty on September 12, 2014 in Ottawa. Adrian Wyld. The Senate's final vote on the Cannabis Act is scheduled for no later than Thursday, June 7. (Adrian Wyld)

Article by Leaf News After a marathon Monday session, the Senate’s social affairs committee approved 40 potential amendments to Bill C-45. Twenty-nine of those amendments came from bill sponsor Sen. Tony Dean, and were drafted by the government. Most of the amendments were technical in nature — tweaking a word or a phrase, or fixing a translation error — and utterly uninteresting ...

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Ontario Vote Compass: Should Only Government-Run Stores Sell Weed?

Vote Compass: Should only government-run stores sell weed? Issue doesn't always line up with party preference Mike Wise · CBC News. Should only government-run stores be able to sell legal marijuana? 27% strongly agree. 24% strongly disagree. (Vox Pop Labs). A breakdown of party-affiliation shows supporters and detractors are spread across the political spectrum. (Vox Pop Labs)A breakdown of Vote Compass results by age. (Vox Pop Labs)

Article by Mike Wise, CBC News Ontario voters are split over where they think cannabis should be sold when it is legalized later this summer. CBC’s Vote Compass survey asked respondents whether they thought only government-run stores should be able to sell marijuana. The results showed that 27 per cent strongly agreed with that statement, while 24 per cent strongly disagreed. A ...

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Five Facts You Didn’t Know About The Cannabis Industry

Five facts you didn’t know about the cannabis industry. jopstock | Getty Images

Article by Darla Mercado, CNBC Whether you’re running a dispensary or you’re working in an ancillary business serving the pot industry, cannabis is set to take off. Legal sales of marijuana are expected to grow to more than $20 billion by 2022, from approximately $10 billion in 2018, according to Marijuana Business Daily. Further, Michigan, Utah and Oklahoma may vote on ...

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A Gold-Rush Attitude Won’t Help Canada’s Marijuana Industry

A gold-rush attitude won’t help Canada’s marijuana industry JEANETTE VANDERMAREL CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED MAY 17, 2018 UPDATED MAY 17, 2018 Jeanette VanderMarel is co-founder and president of Good & Green, a late-stage applicant for a federal license, and co-founder of The Green Organic Dutchman.

Article by Jeanette Vandermarel, Globe and Mail In the 19th century it was gold rushes in British Columbia. In the 20th century it was the discovery of oil in Alberta. In the 21st century, it will be the growth of cannabis across Canada. For good and bad, Canada has been shaped by a series of singular, transformational events. In each ...

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This Is The Harsh Reality Of The Pre vs Post Legalization of Cannabis In Canada

This Is The Harsh Reality Of The Pre vs Post Legalization of Cannabis In Canada

Video by Press For Truth The legalization of cannabis is soon coming to Canada but not in a way that everyone seems to think. Behind the scenes the government has been monopolizing the industry while insuring that they won’t interfere with the major pharmaceutical companies. Heavy regulations are shutting down the free market of cannabis while gmo seed and irradiated cannabis ...

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Cannabis Culture: Q & A With NORML Trailblazer Keith Stroup

Cannabis Culture Q & A With NORML Trailblazer Keith Stroup By Shane McCormick

Article by Shane McCormick, Cannabis Culture Mr. Keith Stroup is a Washington, DC public-interest attorney who founded NORML in 1970. Stroup obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Illinois in 1965, and in 1968 he graduated from Georgetown Law School in Washington, DC. Following two years as staff counsel for the National Commission on Product Safety, Mr. ...

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Help Fix British Columbia’s Cannabis Control And Licencing Act Before It Becomes Law

HELP FIX BC’S CANNABIS CONTROL AND LICENSING ACT BEFORE IT BECOMES LAW MIKE OKADA

Article by Mike Okada, Cannabis Life Network There are many issues to be had with BC’s Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (Bill 30), which was introduced to the legislature in late April. In response, Dana Larsen from Sensible BC has launched a campaign to try to get the provincial government to change some of the most problematic aspects of the Cannabis Control ...

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