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Veritas Pharma Provides Comment on Canadian Senate Recommendation for a One-Year Deferment Legalizing Cannabis

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE:VRT) (OTC:VRTHF) (Frankfurt:2VP), (“Veritas” or the “Company”) provides the following statement to the recommendation issued by Members of the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples calling for a one-year deferment to allow for further consultation with Indigenous groups …

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Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March

Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March

Colorado’s recreational marijuana sales set a new monthly high in March. The state’s cannabis retailers sold $106 million in flower, edibles and concentrate for adult-use purposes during March, according to data released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Revenue. In total, the shops tallied up $135.2 million in sales during …

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Cannabis Country: Weed, wine, trees and the law

Cannabis Country: Weed, wine, trees and the law

A bill recently drafted by State Senator Mike McGuire but not yet law has mustered only modest interest locally. That’s because there are currently 11 other marijuana bills before the California State legislature, some aimed at protecting cannabis patients and consumers. AB-2069, for example, would prohibit employers from firing workers …

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Aurora Cannabis’ Q3 Results: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Marijuana Stock’s Blowout Quarter

Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH:ACBFF) did it again. In February, the Canadian marijuana grower posted fantastic fiscal second-quarter results. On Tuesday, Aurora announced its Q3 results. And the company once again hit the ball out of the park, with CEO Terry Booth pointing to Aurora’s “exceptional performance across all functions.”  While the company’s …

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Cannabis and your community | The Southern Gazette

Cannabis and your community | The Southern Gazette

GANDER, NL – Municipal leaders had the chance to discuss the legalization of cannabis and how it could impact their communities before closing out the Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador (MNL) Symposium May 5. Sean Ryan, the Newfoundland Liquor Corperation’s (NLC) vice-president of Regulatory Services and Social Responsibility, spoke at the …

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5 Cannabis Accessories That Changed the Game

5 Cannabis Accessories That Changed the Game

Throughout the long dark ages of cannabis prohibition, there was always a business in cultivating, distributing, and retailing the plant. It just wasn’t what you could properly call an industry. Even under cannabis prohibition, there were always a few legal ways for scrappy entrepreneurs to make money. Don’t get me …

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Nearly 280 marijuana stores in Colorado suggested cannabis for pregnancy-related nausea, a new study shows. Health officials urge the opposite.

Nearly 280 marijuana stores in Colorado suggested cannabis for pregnancy-related nausea, a new study shows. Health officials urge the opposite.

Should women suffering from morning sickness during pregnancy use marijuana to control their nausea? Colorado health experts, regulatory officials and even industry advocates have consistently answered no, and they’ve backed that message up with studies, public service announcements and warning labels on cannabis packaging. But a new study by doctors …

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Many questions remain on cannabis legalization in Alberta communities

Many questions remain on cannabis legalization in Alberta communities

Ethan Bayne, executive director strategy and planning for the Alberta Cannabis Secretariat, speaks during the Alberta’s Approach to Cannabis Legislation session at the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association Conference Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Edmonton. (Photo by Dustin Cook) Dustin Cook / Edmonton Changing societal attitudes toward drug-impaired driving will …

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