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Israeli Police Oppose Medical Marijuana Exports, Says Netanyahu

Jerusalem Post Israel News POLICE OPPOSE MEDICAL MARIJUANA EXPORTS, SAYS NETANYAHU Israel has already granted licenses to a handful of cannabis growers and manufacturers, but exports are stalled over a multi-million-shekel funding dispute to securely hold the drug at the airport. BY MAX SCHINDLER. Israeli marijuana is growing, but exports have nowhere to go > Report: Netanyahu nixes medical marijuana export because of Trump

Article by Max Schindler, Jerusalem Post Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a Likud party faction meeting on Monday that the country’s law enforcement and the Public Security Ministry oppose a plan to export medical marijuana, according to a meeting attendee. Israel has already granted licenses to a handful of cannabis growers and manufacturers, but exports are stalled over a multi-million-shekel ...

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Getting Into The Weeds

Getting into the weeds Canada's cannabis-legalization bill is parked in Parliament's upper chamber, where senators are taking time to soak up as much information as they can before voting June 7 By: Solomon Israel

Article by Solomon Israel, The Leaf News Seven members of the Senate of Canada walk into a giant marijuana grow-op. Not long after, the senators and their staff have seen almost all there is to see at the headquarters of Canopy Growth Corp. in this southeastern Ontario town, just an hour’s drive from Ottawa. They saw the parking lot packed with ...

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Pot Disposal Boxes Installed at Las Vegas Airport

Pot disposal boxes installed at Las Vegas airport A recently installed marijuana amnesty drop box is shown at McCarran International Airport. By Mick Akers

Article by Mick Akers, Las Vegas Sun If someone purchases legal weed in Las Vegas and has it with him upon arriving to McCarran International Airport, there is now a legal way to dispose of the drug before entering the premises. The first 13 of a planned 20 marijuana amnesty drop boxes were installed Friday, with 10 bins outside of McCarran ...

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How To Claim Medical Cannabis On Your Income Tax Return

How to claim medical cannabis on your income tax return The Canada Revenue Agency allows for cannabis purchased under prescription to be claimed as a “medical expense” deduction

Article by Jane Switzer, Lift News Green bud, grey area: Medical cannabis consumers buy products directly from licensed producers, but they must pay for it out of pocket – sometimes to the tune of hundreds of dollars a month. Medical cannabis generally isn’t covered by third-party health insurance plans because it doesn’t have a drug identification number (DIN), a regulatory ...

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Federal Government Still Not Ready to Launch Marijuana Legalization

Federal government still not ready to launch marijuana legalization. Senator Peter Harder waits in the Senate lobby in Ottawa, on Nov. 15, 2016.

Article by Daniel LeBlanc, The Globe and Mail Ottawa is acknowledging for the first time that legal recreational marijuana will not be for sale until August or September. The federal government initially promised to legalize cannabis before July 1, before giving itself until the end of July. Bill C-45 makes it clear that cannabis will become legal at a date ...

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Ottawa Judge Gives Discharge to Young Clerk Charged With Drug Trafficking in Pot Shop Raid

Ottawa judge gives discharge to young clerk charged with drug trafficking in pot shop raid An Ottawa judge has discharged drug-trafficking charges against a young clerk who worked at a marijuana dispensary but said she didn't realize the business was illegal. Jacquie Miller. Selena Holder-Zirbser and her dog Rusty pose for a photo outside her home Sunday July 16, 2017. Holder had worked at the Rideau Street WeeMedical shop for about six weeks when it was raided. She pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and was given an absolute discharge. ASHLEY FRASER / POSTMEDIA

Article by Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen An Ottawa judge has discharged drug-trafficking charges against a young clerk who worked at a marijuana dispensary but said she didn’t realize the business was illegal. The woman was only 21, had no criminal record, has accepted responsibility and expressed remorse, and is at low risk of re-offending, said Justice Norman Boxall in his sentencing ...

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‘Sensible Ontario’ Brings the Fight for Ontario Cannabis Lounges to the People

‘Sensible Ontario’ Brings the Fight for Ontario Cannabis Lounges to the People SAM RICHES. Tyler James, one of the directors of Sensible Ontario, meets the press. (Courtesy of Sam Riches)

Article by Sam Riches, Leafly On the morning of January 26, in an east Toronto cannabis lounge still pungent from the previous night’s activities, a campaign that could shape Ontario’s political future was sparked. Up the street, protestors were gathered around Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s downtown Toronto constituency office, rallying against the government’s plan to increase the tax on medical cannabis, ...

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Marijuana Should be Decriminalized Now

Marijuana should be decriminalized now Millions of criminals in the country are Canadians buying pot from Canadians, writes Jeremy Kemeny. A woman exhales while smoking a joint during the annual 420 marijuana rally on Parliament Hill on April 20, 2016. - Justin Tang

Article by Jeremy Kemeny, Hamilton Spectator Everyone smoking recreational marijuana right now is a criminal. That is according to Canadian law and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who — planning to legalize this summer — has encouraged authorities to enforce these rules. There are a lot of criminals. In 2016, an estimated 4.9 million Canadians between the ages of 15 and ...

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Lift and CCIC Announce Partnership to Develop First Nonpartisan Training Certification for Cannabis Retailers

Lift and CCIC announce partnership to develop first nonpartisan training certification for cannabis retailers Training modules will draw on expertise from Lift’s partners CCIC and MADD Canada with exclusive content

Article by Lift News Lift is pleased to announce a partnership with the non-profit Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) for Canada’s first nonpartisan cannabis retail training certification program. This new agreement will see the CCIC developing several of the program’s exclusive education modules, which are intended to equip frontline retail staff with the neutral and necessary knowledge to effectively ...

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Ontario Seeking Feedback on Cannabis Regulations

Ontario Seeking Feedback on Cannabis Regulations

Article by Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario is seeking feedback on regulatory proposals to ensure a safe and sensible transition to the federal government’s plan to legalize recreational cannabis by July 2018. In December 2017, the province passed comprehensive legislation outlining plans to comply with federal legislation regarding the lawful use, sale and distribution of recreational cannabis in ...

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