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  • Kirkland Lake pot producer approved for oil extraction 18 Sep 2018 19:44 Northern Ontario Business The owners of a Kirkland Lake cannabis production facility announced they are now federally licensed to extract and produce cannabis oil. 48North Cannabis Corporation called it another “milestone” moment in receiving a supplemental licence from Health …
  • CommCan hopes to tap into recreational pot market in towns with bans, moratoriums 18 Sep 2018 19:16 Worcester Business Journal Medway-based medical marijuana grower and product manufacturer CommCan is up and running, with its first store opening in Southborough last month. CEO Marc Rosenfeld recently spoke to WBJ about the young company and the potential to tap into the …
  • Nebraska clinical trial shows cannabidiol benefits 18 Sep 2018 18:45 The Republic LINCOLN, Neb. — Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures. The study, authorized by Nebraska lawmakers in 2015, showed that the …
  • S Africa's top court legalises personal, private ganja use 18 Sep 2018 18:38 Jamaica Observer JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa's top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use was legal in a landmark case that had pitted law enforcement agencies against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. Deputy Chief Justice …
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  • Lacking quality weed extract, US researchers turn to Canada 18 Sep 2018 17:41 WFED SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. …
  • S.Africa's top court legalises personal, private cannabis use 18 Sep 2018 17:40 East African By AFP More by this Author South Africa's top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use is legal in a landmark case that has pitted officials against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, delivering …
  • Need to review case of man sentenced to death over medical cannabis — Dr M 18 Sep 2018 17:38 The Borneo Post Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday there is a need to review the case of a 29-year-old man who has been sentenced to death for providing medicinal cannabis oil. “I think we should review that,” he …
  • KushCo Holdings reports fiscal 2018 revenue up more than 170% 18 Sep 2018 17:18 Proactive Investors Australia KushCo Holdings Inc (OTC:KSHB), the parent company of leading cannabis outfits such as Kush Bottles and The Hybrid Creative among others, said on Tuesday revenue for fiscal 2018 reached US$51mln, an increase of more than 170% from the prior year as …
  • Coca-Cola reportedly exploring cannabis-infused beverages 18 Sep 2018 17:04 KASU Coca-Cola and cannabis could be coming to a beverage label near you. Bloomberg TV reports that the Atlanta-based company is in negotiations with Aurora Cannabis, a leading Canadian marijuana distribution and marketing company, to develop drinks infused …
  • Legalised pot spots: a rarity around the world 18 Sep 2018 16:19 Digital Journal A ruling by South Africa's top court Tuesday legalising the personal use of cannabis puts the nation on course to become one of only a few to legalise cannabis for recreational purposes. The Constitutional Court in Johannesburg has ordered parliament …
  • MBANJE SMOKING LEGALISED IN SA 18 Sep 2018 15:23 News dze Zimbabwe South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted "Weed are free now" when the Constitutional Court gave its landmark ruling. In a …
  • Shawnee City Commission passes medical marijuana rules 18 Sep 2018 15:23 Shawnee News Star Shawnee City Commissioners determined Monday how the city would handle medical marijuana locally; the state Department of Health began accepting applications for medical marijuana licenses Aug. 25. Shawnee City Commissioners determined Monday how the city …
  • 2 million US teens are vaping marijuana, new survey shows 18 Sep 2018 15:02 Sentinel & Enterprise By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer An unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vaping device near a school s campus in Cambridge last April. AP FILE PHOTO A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in …
  • Canadian Stocks Are Up Despite Trade War Escalation - Canadian Commentary 18 Sep 2018 15:00 RTTNews The Canadian stock market is up slightly in early trade Tuesday, but has come off its early highs. Markets around the globe are up despite the escalation of the trade war between the U.S. and China. U.S. President Donald Trump has announced new tariffs on …
  • Ex-Rep. Dingell hospitalized, firefighter’s ‘nightmare,’ home-delivered pot: Your Tuesday morning briefing 18 Sep 2018 14:58 Motor City Muckraker Former Congressman John Dingerll, via Facebook.“Morning Briefing” is a new feature in Motor City Muckraker to keep you informed as we add award-winning reporters to our independent newsroom that soon will be a nonprofit watchdog. Your donations are key to …
  • Legal weed is heading to N.J. and this event will light your fires 18 Sep 2018 14:51 NJ.com Posted September 18, 2018 at 10:18 AM | Updated September 18, 2018 at 10:19 AM Medical Marijuana dispensary to open Monday in Camden County (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) By Justin Zaremba | NJ Advance Media A pair of landmark bills -- one to …
  • Cap on Medical Marijuana Patients Lifted 18 Sep 2018 14:51 KPEL The Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners is lifting the cap on how many medical marijuana patients a doctor can treat. Previously doctors were limited to 100 patients a year. Medical Marijuana expert and prescriber Dr. Victor Chou, one of only three or …
  • Malaysian PM wants review of death penalty for man who sold medicinal cannabis 18 Sep 2018 14:51 Eagle Online Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, on Tuesday came to the defence of a man facing the death penalty for selling cannabis oil to patients, saying his sentence should be reviewed. Muhammad Lukman Mohamad, a 29-year-old father of one, was convicted …
  • Aurora Cannabis: This One Is "Just Right" 18 Sep 2018 14:45 Seeking Alpha (All prices are in Canadian dollars.) (Author based on company filings; some figures are estimates as, e.g., Canopy Growth does not provide production estimates in kg/year) Executive Summary Aurora Cannabis (ACB.TO) (OTCQX:ACBFF) is the third-largest …