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Cannabis convictions drop 61 per cent in five years

Cannabis convictions drop 61 per cent in five years

The number of people convicted for cannabis possession by Dyfed-Powys Police has significantly reduced since 2012. In 2012, 499 people were found guilty of cannabis possession in court, according to figures from the Ministry of Justice. However, by 2017 this number had dropped by 61 per cent, to 196. Of …

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Roots enters medicinal cannabis market – 9Finance

Creso enters Colombia for cannabis - 9Finance

Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies Limited (ASX: ROO) will use its technology to conduct a world-first proof of concept to cool medicinal cannabis roots grown in a greenhouse in northern Israel. ROO will be collaborating with one of Israel’s leading medical cannabis growers, Canndoc Ltd, a company known for its expertise …

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The love drug: can marijuana improve our sex lives?

In India, practitioners of tantric sex incorporated cannabis into their acrobatics as early as 700 AD. In the 1930s, Fusion found, young Russian brides used a mixture of cannabis and lamb fat to reduce the discomfort of losing their virginity. Today the cannabis industry is willing to attribute almost any …

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Judge harshes cannabis church’s bid to get blazed

Judge harshes cannabis church’s bid to get blazed

INDIANAPOLIS — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a pot-smoking Indianapolis church that wants marijuana to be recognized as a sacrament. The Indianapolis Star reported that the 3-year-old case in Marion Circuit Court was dropped Friday. The First Church of Cannabis filed the lawsuit on grounds that pot was …

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‘A good fit’: The Tragically Hip’s Up Cannabis deal

‘A good fit’: The Tragically Hip’s Up Cannabis deal

CREEMORE — The Tragically Hip’s relationship with licensed marijuana producer Up Cannabis seemed like a natural fit for “Canada’s band.” Especially since guitarists Rob Baker and Paul Langlois and bassist Gord Sinclair say it follows the Hip’s ethos of the last 30 years. “You just want to be good, whatever …

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Petition To Legalize Cannabis Launched In New Hampshire

Petition To Legalize Cannabis Launched In New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s state Senate Minority Leader, Jeff Woodburn, wants his fellow lawmakers to reconsider legalizing recreational cannabis and he’s now launched a petition to demand the Granite State embrace legal marijuana. “We’re in the business of listening to what the people want,” Woodburn told the Concord Monitor, “and we need …

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