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ALERT: Medical Marijuana Is Under Threat -- Tell Congress to Act!

Speakeasy Blog (STDW) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 18:08
For the first time in years, there's a chance that the federal budget law which has protected medical marijuana won't get reauthorized.

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ALERT: Medical Marijuana Is Under Threat -- Tell Congress to Act!

Medical Marijuana (STDW) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 18:08
For the first time in years, there's a chance that the federal budget law which has protected medical marijuana won't get reauthorized.

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CN PI: A Taxing Issue

Marijuana (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
The Journal-Pioneer, 24 Nov 2017 - Trudeau still "working with provinces" on legal pot Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is still working with the provinces when it comes to how legal marijuana administration costs will be funded.
Categories: Marijuana

US TX: Medical Marijuana Will Be Sold In Texas Before End Of 2017

Marijuana (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 24 Nov 2017 - In just a few weeks, medical marijuana will legally be sold in Texas. The plants are nearly finished growing in South-Central Texas, which means workers will soon harvest and cultivate them, drying them out and preparing to extract low-level cannibidiol.
Categories: Marijuana

CN ON: Board Weighs Putting Naloxone Kits In Every School

Canada (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
The Record, 24 Nov 2017 - WATERLOO REGION - The public school board is considering stocking every school with an emergency kit to fight drug overdoses, at the cost of $119,000 per year. Kits contain the medication naloxone. By injection or nasal spray, it temporarily reverses the effects of an overdose of an opioid drug such as fentanyl or heroin.
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US TX: Medical Marijuana Will Be Sold In Texas Before End Of 2017

Cannabis - Medicinal (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 24 Nov 2017 - In just a few weeks, medical marijuana will legally be sold in Texas. The plants are nearly finished growing in South-Central Texas, which means workers will soon harvest and cultivate them, drying them out and preparing to extract low-level cannibidiol.
Categories: Medical Marijuana

CN ON: Board Weighs Putting Naloxone Kits In Every School

Harm Reduction (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
The Record, 24 Nov 2017 - WATERLOO REGION - The public school board is considering stocking every school with an emergency kit to fight drug overdoses, at the cost of $119,000 per year. Kits contain the medication naloxone. By injection or nasal spray, it temporarily reverses the effects of an overdose of an opioid drug such as fentanyl or heroin.
Categories: Harm Reduction

CN BC: Feds Seek Input On Pot Regulations

Marijuana (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
North Shore News, 24 Nov 2017 - North Shore residents should be able to buy marijuana in either private or government-run outlets, similar to liquor stores, but there should be strict regulations banning youth under 19 from accessing weed and roadside suspensions for drivers impaired by pot. Local municipalities also want a cut of marijuana revenues to help with enforcement of the rules and a say about where pot shops are set up.
Categories: Marijuana

CN BC: Marijuana Dispensaries Not Welcome In DNV

Marijuana (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
North Shore News, 24 Nov 2017 - The District of North Vancouver is going to fight another pot shop in the courts. The municipality filed court documents Nov. 15 in B.C. Supreme Court, asking for an order that the owners of Medicinal Mary Jane Iprio Inc. operating at 1488 Pemberton Ave. stop selling marijuana and marijuana products, in contravention of local bylaws.
Categories: Marijuana

CN PI: A Taxing Issue

Canada (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
The Journal-Pioneer, 24 Nov 2017 - Trudeau still "working with provinces" on legal pot Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is still working with the provinces when it comes to how legal marijuana administration costs will be funded.
Categories: Canada

CN PI: LTE: Legalizing Drug Poses Problems

Canada (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
The Guardian, 24 Nov 2017 - I am writing in response to the upcoming legalization of marijuana across Canada. As a young adult who will experience the impact of this major decision, I do not agree and I hope the government comes to the realization that this will ruin lives.
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CN BC: Feds Seek Input On Pot Regulations

Canada (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
North Shore News, 24 Nov 2017 - North Shore residents should be able to buy marijuana in either private or government-run outlets, similar to liquor stores, but there should be strict regulations banning youth under 19 from accessing weed and roadside suspensions for drivers impaired by pot. Local municipalities also want a cut of marijuana revenues to help with enforcement of the rules and a say about where pot shops are set up.
Categories: Canada

CN BC: Marijuana Dispensaries Not Welcome In DNV

Canada (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
North Shore News, 24 Nov 2017 - The District of North Vancouver is going to fight another pot shop in the courts. The municipality filed court documents Nov. 15 in B.C. Supreme Court, asking for an order that the owners of Medicinal Mary Jane Iprio Inc. operating at 1488 Pemberton Ave. stop selling marijuana and marijuana products, in contravention of local bylaws.
Categories: Canada

CN BC: Feds Seek Input On Pot Regulations

Top Stories (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
North Shore News, 24 Nov 2017 - North Shore residents should be able to buy marijuana in either private or government-run outlets, similar to liquor stores, but there should be strict regulations banning youth under 19 from accessing weed and roadside suspensions for drivers impaired by pot. Local municipalities also want a cut of marijuana revenues to help with enforcement of the rules and a say about where pot shops are set up.
Categories: Latest News

CN BC: Marijuana Dispensaries Not Welcome In DNV

Top Stories (MAP) - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:00
North Shore News, 24 Nov 2017 - The District of North Vancouver is going to fight another pot shop in the courts. The municipality filed court documents Nov. 15 in B.C. Supreme Court, asking for an order that the owners of Medicinal Mary Jane Iprio Inc. operating at 1488 Pemberton Ave. stop selling marijuana and marijuana products, in contravention of local bylaws.
Categories: Latest News

US MI: Marijuana Butter Case Tossed Out By Michigan Appeals Court

Marijuana (MAP) - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:00
Detroit Free Press, 23 Nov 2017 - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A Michigan judge has thrown out a case against two former corrections officers who lost their jobs after being arrested and charged with possession of marijuana-infused butter. Michael Frederick and Todd VanDoorne were charged in 2014 following an early-morning, warrant-less search of their homes. Both were registered under the state's medical marijuana law to use the butter to control pain. Police allege they didn't comply with the law. They subsequently lost their jobs in Kent County.
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CN ON: Sign Stirs The Pot

Marijuana (MAP) - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:00
Toronto Sun, 23 Nov 2017 - Group wants billboard near kids' music school taken down Should a billboard claiming that marijuana legalization isn't harmful be hanging over a kids' music school in North York? That's the question being posed by Prevent, Don't Promote, an organization opposed to the legalization of marijuana in Canada.
Categories: Marijuana

CN BC: Man Acquitted After Judge Throws Out Evidence He Had A

Marijuana (MAP) - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:00
Vancouver 24hours, 23 Nov 2017 - A man has been acquitted after evidence that he had checked in a suitcase containing a large quantity of drugs at Vancouver International Airport was thrown out of court. David Edward Herman checked in two pieces of luggage when he arrived at the airport for a flight to Toronto on March 17, 2013.
Categories: Marijuana

CN ON: More Pot Wars

Marijuana (MAP) - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:00
Toronto 24hours, 23 Nov 2017 - Organization wants billboard near music school taken down Should a billboard claiming that marijuana legalization isn't harmful be hanging over a kids' music school in North York? That's the question being posed by Prevent, Don't Promote, an organization opposed to the legalization of marijuana in Canada.
Categories: Marijuana

CN ON: Sign Stirs The Pot

Canada (MAP) - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:00
Toronto Sun, 23 Nov 2017 - Group wants billboard near kids' music school taken down Should a billboard claiming that marijuana legalization isn't harmful be hanging over a kids' music school in North York? That's the question being posed by Prevent, Don't Promote, an organization opposed to the legalization of marijuana in Canada.
Categories: Canada
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