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Smoking deals at some Okanagan marijuana dispensaries – Okanagan


With legalization of cannabis just days away, some dispensaries are offering smoking good deals on their product.

“We’ve done 25 per cent off everything in the store,” Cassandra Wardrop of Eden, a Vernon-based marijuana dispensary, told Global News.

Eden, like all other dispensaries, will have ...

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2 arrested in Sperry for illegally growing marijuana


Tami and Shane Remington were booked into the Tulsa County Jail and are both facing multiple charges. (Courtesy of Tulsa County Jail)

Sperry police arrested a man and woman on Saturday ...

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State drops unrelated marijuana charge on teen involved in fatal crash


Prosecutors have dropped drug-possession charges against the teen driver at the center of a 2017 crash that killed a 13-year-old girl and sparked a legal fight over who is responsible and when.

Jimmy Aguirre, now 19, had been charged in September with possession of more than 20 grams ...

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What Canada Can Learn from California on Marijuana Legalization


Dear Canada:

You’re in for a wild ride.

It’s been 10 months since recreational marijuana became legal in California, and my email inbox here in San Francisco fills up every week with companies offering new products.

There’s cannabis roll-on pain reliever, sparkling water infused with ...

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Dear Canada: This Is What Marijuana Legalization Looks Like in California


Dear Canada:

You’re in for a wild ride.

It’s been 10 months since recreational marijuana became legal in California, and my email inbox here in San Francisco fills up every week with companies offering new products.

There’s cannabis roll-on pain reliever, sparkling water infused with ...

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Canada’s marijuana legalization won’t change NHL policy — the most lenient among pro sports


As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers.

Early on, marijuana ...

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Firefighter falls from ladder during fire in Bronx marijuana grow house


PELHAM BAY, Bronx (WABC) --

A firefighter was seriously injured during a fire in a marijuana grow house in the Bronx on Sunday night, the FDNY reports.

The fire started shortly before 9 p.m. on the third floor of the building on 1656 Mayflower Avenue in Pelham Bay.


The fire was in the cockloft, the ...

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Former Colorado governor says biggest benefit to recreational marijuana is tax revenue surge


Colorado was the first U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2014 and four years later the state’s former governor has some advice for Canadians.

Bill Ritter says the biggest change for them was the extra revenue.

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FDNYer Hurt in Fall From Ladder Battling Fire at Marijuana Grow House: Officials


A firefighter was seriously injured Sunday while putting out a blaze inside a Bronx apartment where officials say there was a marijuana grow house, the FDNY says. 

The injured firefighter fell off an extension ladder after the fire broke out on the top floor of a three-story building on ...

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Parliament Hill’s workplace cannabis policies are a little … disjointed


With only days to go before recreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada, Parliament Hill's own rules governing marijuana in the workplace amount to a confusing patchwork — or, in some instances, are nonexistent.

The rules are so disjointed that, in at least one case, two people doing the same job might be subject ...

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Weed Ed | What exactly is medical marijuana, and how will Jamaica develop the requisite medical standards? | News


"A really awesome thing happened to me three months ago," said Mary Jane* as she told the story of how marijuana changed her life. "I started using CBD oil for my pain management and now I'm 95 per cent pain free."

The 57-year-old pharmacist and entrepreneur from Montego Bay damaged her spine in a ...

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MediPays Service for Medical Marijuana Could Happen Sooner in Oklahoma | Arkansas Business News


Dan Roda is still not ready to say which bank will be the depository for MediPays, the cashless banking service for which he is chief legal officer, but it’s starting to look like the Little Rock company will serve the medical marijuana industry in Oklahoma before Arkansas.

Oklahoma voted to legalize medical marijuana in ...

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Police policy tweaked ahead of marijuana legalization


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The Brantford Police Service has tweaked its fit for duty policy in advance of the legalization of marijuana on Oct. 17.
The service is expanding ...

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Debate over medical benefits of marijuana use unsettled


VANCOUVER -- Doctors with opposing views on whether medical marijuana should be prescribed for various conditions agree on one thing: their profession is ill-prepared to deal with patients asking for a drug that lacks adequate clinical research.

Two doctors with differing viewpoints ...

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Group Warns Of Marijuana Legalization Dangers


When Michigan voters head to the polls next month, they’ll consider a proposal that would legalize marijuana, and one group is partnering with law enforcement to encourage the voters to just say no. Scott Greenlee with Healthy and Productive Michigan tells WSJM News ...

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Marijuana advocates want changes to Nevada employment, DUI laws


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In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo, people walk by the Cannabition cannabis museum in Las Vegas.

Candidates differ on marijuana legalization | News, Sports, Jobs


The two candidates running for the 150th assembly district disagree when it comes to the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana. The incumbent Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, is against it. In fact, he said recreational marijuana use in the state is already basically legal because a person possessing a small amount, less than 25 ...

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Washington state will pause new marijuana candy rules for one month


The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board had planned to ban certain pot-infused candies. The agency will now hold off for a month and allow marijuana industry groups to present alternative rules.

PETER HITCHINS: On the elites hellbent on legalising marijuana


Just as modish elite opinion swings ever more swiftly towards legalising marijuana, shocking and undeniable new evidence of its grave and frightening harms comes to light. Which will win? Fashion, and the prejudice of the chattering class? Or common sense?

The truth about this very dangerous and far-from-soft drug can no longer ...

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Mike Smyth: NDP starts small, but dreams big, on legal marijuana


British Columbia is poised for a flowering of small-scale marijuana cultivation. Call it craft cannabis.

B.C. is already famous for producing some of the world’s finest cannabis.

But when marijuana is finally legalized later this week, the proud home of B.C. Bud won’t exactly be charging out of the starting gates.

After many months of ...

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Sheriff’s Office Seizes Over 1300 Pounds Of Marijuana, 400 Plants « CBS Sacramento


CALAVERAS COUNTY (CBS13) — The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office announced that their Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) seized over 1,300 pounds of processed marijuana and almost 400 marijuana plants from illegal grows Thursday.

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Gubernatorial candidates Karl Dean, Bill Lee discuss medical marijuana, police oversight in final debate – Sidelines


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Gubernatorial candidates Karl Dean and Bill Lee completed what had mostly remained a constructive set of debates with their third and final debate at Belmont University on Friday night.

The two candidates discussed a variety of new issues ranging from legalizing medicinal marijuana and sports betting to allowing Tennessee Bureau ...