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  • 2018: NCS Seme Command Records N1 Billion Revenue in December 16 Jan 2019 23:33 Biz Watch Nigeria 2018: NCS Seme Command Records N1 Billion Revenue in December The Seme area command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday announced a revenue and seizure of contraband goods worth N1.055 billion in the month of December 2018. Disclosing this to …
  • MMJ Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:MMJ) MediPharm Labs (CVE:LABS) Ships over CAD$10m of Cannabis Oil in December 2018 16 Jan 2019 23:30 ABN Newswire Perth, Jan 17, 2019 AEST (ABN Newswire) - MMJ Group Holdings Limited (ASX:MMJ) (OTCMKTS:MMJJF) ("MMJ") is delighted to attach a copy of a news release by MediPharm Labs Inc ("MediPharm Labs") (CVE:LABS) (OTCMKTS:MLCPF) announcing that …
  • BCSC panel revises and extends temporary orders 16 Jan 2019 23:16 Tradingcharts.com VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2019 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- A British Columbia Securities Commission panel has revised and extended temporary prohibitions that were previously imposed on several individuals, companies and issuers in November 2018. Temporary …
  • TSX Gains for 9th Straight Day 16 Jan 2019 23:15 Tradingcharts.com Jan 16, 2019 (Baystreet.ca via COMTEX) -- Is there no slowing down the TSX, after weeks and weeks of decline? The index gained ground again Wednesday, for the ninth straight session, powered by progress in the health-care sector, and prosperity among bank …
  • TSX Extends Winning Streak To 9th Session 16 Jan 2019 23:05 RTTNews The Canadian stock market ended on a positive note on Wednesday, extending gains to a ninth successive session, led by gains in bank shares after major U.S. banks reported solid quarterly earnings. Healthcare, information technology, materials and consumer …
  • UPDATE: People line up to buy medical marijuana in Ohio 16 Jan 2019 22:31 CantonRep.com Patients who've waited years for medical relief made their first purchases Wednesday. WINTERSVILLE  Patients who've waited years for medical relief made their first purchases of legal cannabis Wednesday in Ohio. Alex Griffith, a U.S. Marine veteran …
  • Gov. Evers says he’ll include ‘1st step’ toward medical marijuana legalization in budget 16 Jan 2019 22:18 WITI Dry and trimmed cannabis buds, stored in a glass jars. Medical cannabis × Gov. Evers says he’ll include ‘1st step’ toward medical marijuana legalization in budget Dry and trimmed cannabis buds, stored in a glass jars. Medical cannabis MADISON — Wisconsin …
  • Officials: Marijuana samples, vials of THC found in dumpster outside Framingham lab 16 Jan 2019 22:03 WLVI FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WHDH/AP) — Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer has asked the state Cannabis Control Commission to investigate after hundreds of vials containing extracted THC and usable marijuana was found in the trash outside a medical marijuana testing …
  • Tony Evers planning to include medical marijuana legalization in state budget 16 Jan 2019 21:47 www.madison.com Gov. Tony Evers plans to provide a pathway for the legalization of medical marijuana in his state budget and said he supports eventual full legalization.  Evers, speaking to the Wisconsin Technology Council Tuesday, said he plans to include a "first …
  • What is CBD, does it work and why is it suddenly trendy? 16 Jan 2019 21:37 Chicago Tribune People used to wander into the CBD Kratom store in Bucktown thinking it was a pot shop. It’s not, of course. Recreational weed is still illegal in Illinois. The store sells CBD products — caramels, oils, bath bombs, dog treats — that customers use to …
  • Frederick-based companies hoping to offer medical cannabis-infused beer (BBJ Story) 16 Jan 2019 21:33 WYPR Two Frederick-based companies are hoping to break new ground with Maryland's first medical cannabis-infused beer.  Flying Dog Brewery and Green Leaf Medical Cannabis are working together to release a non-alcoholic India Pale Ale, called Hop Chronic, by …
  • Push for pot lounge in Victoria goes up in smoke 16 Jan 2019 21:31 Times Colonist Victoria councillors have refused an appeal for a business licence by a cannabis lounge. Terp City owner Kyle Cheyne applied in April 2017 to operate a members-only, 19-years-and-over, private club at 1412 Douglas St. He noted no cannabis would be sold or …
  • Multistate Operators Respond To Changing Cannabis Market 16 Jan 2019 21:31 Benzinga In the cannabis industry, being a multistate operator can mean big profits and broad brand awareness, but brings unique challenges due to the complex regulatory framework that surrounds the burgeoning legal marijuana markets across the U.S. At Wednesday…
  • Why New York’s plan to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use is a big deal 16 Jan 2019 21:07 MarketWatch New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use in the Empire State is a milestone in the push toward full legalization of the substance in the U.S., experts said Wednesday. Cuomo said Tuesday in his State of the State …
  • Opioids Offer Little Chronic Pain Benefit And Wane Over Time, Study Says 16 Jan 2019 20:51 Fremont Tribune For adults with chronic pain, opioids offer narrow improvements over a placebo for pain and physical functioning, on average, according to a new analysis published on Dec. 18. And the majority of patients will experience no meaningful benefit. Those …
  • Everything you need to know about CBD and how you can legally buy cannabis in Wales 16 Jan 2019 20:50 Cynon Valley Leader It's been promoted by American football players and Hollywood stars. And now the legal cannabis product CBD (Cannabidiol) is gaining in popularity in the UK. You might have seen the three letters on fizzy drinks, bottles of water, capsules and mint- …
  • Woman with rare condition that's starving her, says medicinal cannabis is her last hope 16 Jan 2019 20:46 Stuff A rare and debilitating condition is causing a young woman to starve to death, and she believes medicinal cannabis may be her last hope. Ruby Hill, 23, hasn't been able to keep food down without vomiting since 2015, due to gastroparesis which is …
  • Hundreds of pot samples found in laboratory trash 16 Jan 2019 20:44 Washington Times FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts mayor is asking the state Cannabis Control Commission to investigate after hundreds of vials containing marijuana residue were found in the trash outside a medical marijuana testing facility. Framingham Mayor Yvonne …
  • Southwold holds out on pot shops 16 Jan 2019 20:25 Elgin County Market A man holds a handful of dried marijuana flowers on the day recreational cannabis became legal, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The Canadian Press placed 13 online orders on the afternoon of Oct. 17 of the cheapest available gram of dried …
  • Canada goes green — Legal pot sales reach $1.6 billion in 2018 16 Jan 2019 20:22 Digital Journal Canadians spent $1.6 billion on legal cannabis in 2018, more than double the amount spent on medical marijuana in 2017, according to a new report released on January 15. The "State of the Legal Marijuana Market" report, released by Arcview Market …