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  • Linda Robson on her Christmas traditions: 'As long as you have family, friends and food, that's all that matters' 17 Dec 2017 07:21 The Mirror When we meet Linda Robson, she’s on the phone to best pal Christopher Biggins , turning the air blue, cackling, and calling him all sorts of names that would certainly get her on the naughty list. "Blimey, it’s been a long time since I’ve made a …
  • Police arrest suspects linked to Squamish armed robbery, home invasion 17 Dec 2017 02:49 Pique Newsmagazine Police have arrested two individuals wanted in the armed robbery of a Squamish medical marijuana dispensary earlier this month. On Dec. 1, the 99 North Medical Cannabis Dispensary on Second Avenue was held up in broad daylight in what police called " …
  • Here's How Big the U.S. Marijuana Market Could Be in 2018 17 Dec 2017 02:23 The Motley Fool The groundswell of optimism surrounding marijuana stocks may be warranted, given the latest estimates for the marijuana market in 2018. According to GreenWave Advisors, the opening up of recreational markets in California and elsewhere next year will …
  • Terradiol CEO John Vavalo talks medical marijuana in Canton 17 Dec 2017 01:27 Repository Kelly Byer CantonRep.com staff writer @kbyerREP CANTON  John Vavalo, founder and CEO of Terradiol, lightly rocked on his feet as he answered questions in 30-degree weather. A medical marijuana businessman for three years, Vavalo talked to The Canton …
  • Legal weed: Excitement, anxiety in Santa Cruz, one of state’s cannabis capitals 17 Dec 2017 01:02 Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ >> In two weeks, Santa Cruz County’s most valuable crop becomes legal for recreational sale. Local cannabis dispensaries — one of which received almost half of the state’s first batch of temporary licenses — say they are ready to roll out …
  • A mellow pace in early days for Niwot's Starbuds dispensary 16 Dec 2017 23:51 The Daily Camera Niwot resident Chad Ramsey, left, makes a purchase from Gregory Zeis at Starbuds Niwot, 6924 N. 79th St., Thursday afternoon, two days before the store's official grand opening, which took place Saturday. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer) Niwot …
  • WHO to DEA: You Are Completely Wrong About Marijuana 16 Dec 2017 23:14 Sputnik International Society 01:34 17.12.2017Get short URL The US DEA continues to stand by a decades-old assertion that marijuana and certain of its derivatives are as dangerous as heroin, in spite of a wealth of increasing evidence revealing that the opposite is true. In a …
  • Yolo County holds cannabis land-use meeting; city considers permit fees 16 Dec 2017 18:43 Daily Democrat Woodland residents will have further opportunity to talk about “cannabis land use” during a Monday meeting at the Community & Senior Center. The meeting, sponsored by Yolo County, comes a day ahead of a City Council session where proposed permit fees …
  • We're Once Again 6 Days From Jeff Sessions Possibly Being Able to Prosecute Marijuana Businesses 16 Dec 2017 18:40 The Motley Fool You'd be hard-pressed to find an industry that's growing at a quicker and more consistent pace than legal marijuana. According to Marijuana Business Daily's report, "Marijuana Business Factbook 2017," U.S. weed sales are expected to …
  • This week in court: A machete thug, a rogue builder and a stalker mum 16 Dec 2017 17:44 Manchester Evening News Here's our round-up of some of the criminals and cases dealt with in the region this week. The violent thug who battered his girlfriend and left her 'feeling like a monster' Joshua Rossbottom (Image: MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS) A drunk man who …
  • A machete thug, a rogue builder and a stalker mum 16 Dec 2017 17:35 Manchester Evening News Here's our round-up of some of the criminals and cases dealt with in the region this week. The violent thug who battered his girlfriend and left her 'feeling like a monster' Joshua Rossbottom (Image: MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS) A drunk man who …
  • Morning Report: Pressure Mounts on Mickey Kasparian 16 Dec 2017 16:18 Voice of San Diego Mickey Kasparian speaks at Voice of San Diego’s Politifest 2016 / Photo by Vito Di Stefano Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher called on labor leader Mickey Kasparian to resign Friday, but only from his position on county’s Democratic …
  • Warm Up With These Ten Fireside Indicas 16 Dec 2017 15:55 Westword There's a reason your cousins in the Midwest can pound more Coors Lights than you: For five months out of the year, it's too fucking cold to do anything else in Minnesota, Wisconsin or anywhere else that calls a soft drink "pop" instead …
  • Fuller: The peril of reporting in the Age of Outrage 16 Dec 2017 14:48 Star Phoenix I admit that half the entertainment value in reading the news online is found in the comments after a story. There’s a perverse pleasure in seeing people lose their minds, particularly over things that don’t matter. For instance, the New York Times ran a …
  • Saturday's letters: Don't make City Hall pool boring 16 Dec 2017 13:57 Edmonton Journal The wading pool at City Hall. File photo. Greg Southam / Edmonton Journal We’ve enjoyed going to the City Hall pool over the summer many times. We go there because we like to cool off and splash each other. We are really mad that they are going to …
  • Marijuana marketing expected to be more low-key than blunt 16 Dec 2017 13:28 The Star To get a glimpse into the future of legal marijuana advertising in Canada, look no further than Snoop Dogg’s website. Surprisingly, there are zero pictures of the weed-loving rapper smoking a big blunt on leafsbysnoop.com. In fact there are no images of …
  • The 3 Best Marijuana Stocks of 2017 16 Dec 2017 13:01 FOX Business How well did marijuana stocks fare in 2017? It depends. Previous high-flying cannabinoid-focused biotech stocks didn't generate a lot of excitement for investors this year. Neither did most U.S.-based marijuana stocks. But it was a much different …
  • Corbella: A few things that should go up in smoke prior to pot legalization 16 Dec 2017 11:48 Swerve I’m no cannabis crusader, user, or fan of the plant, but I do favour its legalization. Having said that, many things are bothering me in the lead-up to the legalization of marijuana in Canada. My No. 1 pet peeve about legalization of pot is that it’s …
  • Calendar for December 16 16 Dec 2017 10:54 Hawaii Tribune Herald Classes COMING ECKANKAR COMMUNITY HU CHANT Where: Aloha Wellness Center, 239 Haili St., Hilo When: Noon on Dec. 23 Details: Hu is a carrier of love between you and God. Anyone can work with the Hu regardless of age, background or religion. It opens your …
  • Benicia council to further debate legal cannabis on Tuesday 16 Dec 2017 08:03 Vallejo Times Herald BENICIA >> The City Council will further deliberate at Tuesday night’s meeting on whether or not to allow legalized cannabis in town. The state has issued deadlines for all towns and cities to decide which way they want to handle Proposition 64, …