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Lawsuit Seeks Answers for Canadian Cannabis Workers Banned at U.S. Border

Lawsuit seeks answers for Canadian cannabis workers banned at U.S. border By PERRIN GRAUERStar Vancouver An American law firm is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection over its refusal to hand over documents related to its practice of banning Canadian cannabis workers from entry to the United States. (ELAINE THOMPSON / ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Article by Perrin Grauer, Star Vancouver An American law firm is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection over its refusal to disclose documents detailing its authority for handing out lifetime bans on entry to the U.S. to Canadian cannabis workers. While U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has broad discretion to question travellers to the United States on any number ...

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Marijuana In Space Station Can Provide Important Data For Space Biology

Science Marijuana In Space Station Can Provide Important Data For Space Biology By Lorraine Lorenzo

Article by Lorraine Lorenzo, International Business Times Ever since Canada fully legalized the use of both medical and recreational marijuana and the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill federally legalizing hemp, the future of weed has reached new highs. First, marijuana’s growth projection has increased exponentially. According to Wall Street’s cannabis analyst, Vivien Azer, the U.S. sales of marijuana will rise to as much ...

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Cannabis Confiscation at Canadian Border Increased in Weeks After Legalization: Stats

Pot confiscation at Canadian border increased in weeks after legalization: stats A man smokes cannabis in Kamloops, B.C. on October 17, 2018. New statistics show the number of cannabis confiscations at the Canadian border increased more than 60 per cent in the first six weeks after pot legalization. Jonathan Hayward

Article by Toronto CityNews New statistics show the number of cannabis confiscations at the Canadian border increased more than 60 per cent year-over-year in the first six weeks after pot legalization. The Canada Border Services Agency is linking the rise to the fact it began asking people last fall whether they were bringing cannabis into the country. The border agency ...

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Canadian Ganja is Going Global

Canadian weed is going global A cannabis plant gets some special attention at an Aurora Cannabis facility. Is it headed for Europe? (Jason Franson/Bloomberg)

Article by Leaf News Canada’s two biggest legal cannabis producers both reported financial results to investors this week. Other than growing tons of weed with Ottawa’s approval, the reports show Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis have something important in common: both companies want to sell as much marijuana as possible outside their home country. That might seem surprising, since the Canadian market for ...

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UK Cannabis Study Reveals Surprising Generation Gap Between Gen Z and Boomers

UK CANNABIS STUDY REVEALS SURPRISING GENERATION GAP BETWEEN GEN Z AND BOOMERS MIKE O

Article by Mike O, Cannabis Life Network A Cannavape survey in the UK asking public opinion on cannabis-derived medicine revealed an interesting and unexpected divide between the older and younger generations. The survey’s 2000 respondents were asked about the legalization of cannabis-derived medicine which occurred on Nov. 1, 2018, which was when the UK made it available with a prescription. The survey ...

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Hawaii Legislative Committee Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill

Hawaii Legislative Committee Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill DESTINATION & TOURISM JANEEN CHRISTOFF

Article by Janeen Christoff, Travel Pulse. Will Hawaii be the next destination for cannabis-focused travelers? Hawaii lawmakers have just unanimously approved a bill to advance legislation that would legalize marijuana use for adults 21 years and older. According to a report on Marijuana Moment, the Hawaii bill would “allow adults 21 and older possess, cultivate and consume marijuana.” Additionally, the ...

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Cannabis Bill Proposed Aims to Ease U.S. Federal Restrictions

Cannabis bill proposed aims to ease U.S. federal restrictions By Michael R. Blood

Article by Michael R. Blood, Global News. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s burgeoning pot industry. The proposal, identical to a bill in the House, aims to ease the longstanding conflict ...

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Why Do Ex-Cops Keep Getting Picked to Run Cannabis Startups?

WORLD NEWS Why do ex-cops keep getting picked to run cannabis startups? It turns out that someone who knows how to bust a grow-op is also pretty good at running one By Tristin Hopper Julian Fantino, who spent only two years between firmly opposing medical cannabis and working for it. The Canadian Press/Fred Chartrand Kash Heed, as West Vancouver Police chief, pictured in 2008. Norman Inkster testifying at the Air India inquiry in 2007.

Article by Tristin Hopper, The Growth Op This week, former Israel Police commissioner Yohanan Danino settled into his new job as chairman of Together Pharma, an Israeli medical cannabis distributor. In doing so, Danino joins an ever-lengthening list of ex-cops getting cannabis gigs. A surprising number of executives leading the worldwide cannabis boom, in fact, started their careers throwing people in ...

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Canada’s Cannabis Sector Succumbs to California’s Surging Market, Built on Edibles Advantage

Canada’s Cannabis Sector Succumbs to California’s Surging Market, Built on Edibles Advantage

Article by Baystreet Staff Marijuana edibles were expected to be legalized in Canada within a year of recreational cannabis’ October 2018 kickoff. However, actual sales of edibles are now expected to be delayed in Canada, giving way for California’s surging edibles market to widen the state’s advantage over the country to the north. Despite Canada’s delays, several companies are moving forward ...

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Medical Growers Look to Warmer Climates as Investors Eye Efficiencies

HIGHLIGHTS Investors increasingly monitor cost of production Tilray, Canopy Growth, Cronos expand to Latin America Some LPs aim to cut costs on farms despite reduced harvest numbers Medical growers look to warmer climates as investors eye efficiencies MARCY NICHOLSON CANNABIS INDUSTRY REPORTER Cannabis harvesting season. CASH CROP: Some farmers are reportedly weighing up cannabis' potential in the light of falling dairy prices. CASH CROP: Some farmers are reportedly weighing up cannabis' potential in the light of falling dairy prices. NAG 02May16 - BTG 31May16 - DRUG STING: Police seized more than 14,000 cannabis plants in the Bay this season. PHOTO/FILE RGP 02Jun16 - Police have taken more than $14 million of cannabis out of circulation. PHOTO/FILE WAG 11Jun16 - HARVEST: Dried cannabis bud weighing 210g was found at Carterton house. PHOTO/FILE BTG 24Aug16 - TESTING: More drivers who have smoked cannabis may be caught by police in the future. PHOTO/FILE RGP 27Aug16 - HOT TOPIC: An internal Treasury document that considered how much tax could be collected if legalised cannabis was taxed caused widespread debate. PHOTO/ FILE WGP 27Aug16 - DECIDEDLY DOPEY: Politicians are dragging the chain on making a decision on legalising cannabis for medicinal purposes. HOT TOPIC: An internal Treasury document that considered how much tax could be collected if legalised cannabis was taxed caused widespread debate. HOT TOPIC: An internal Treasury document that considered how much tax could be collected if legalised cannabis was taxed caused widespread debate. WINDS OF CHANGE: In Northland cannabis convictions have fallen by nearly two-thirds in the past six years. JOVIAL SOULS: A frontline police officer shares his views on decriminalising marijuana in Police News. BUSTED: About 200 plants found seized during a basement fire. POT PLANTS: Cannabis was found in a garden greenhouse. POT PLANTS: Cannabis was found in a garden greenhouse. POT LUCK: Is it time to review New zealand's cannabis laws? - A Pok

Article by Marcy Nicholson, Globe and Mail Canadian cannabis producers facing large energy bills to heat their indoor operations are increasingly looking to lower-cost countries closer to the equator to grow their medical crop, as investors increasingly scout for companies that promise a global competitive edge. . Legal pot growers guided by Health Canada’s strict production regulations have made significant ...

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