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Do Cannabis Stores Attract Crime?

Do Cannabis Stores Attract Crime?

Some people have argued that cannabis shops attract crime to the surrounding neighborhood. I’m not really sure how this came to be an argument. If it was “opium dens attract crime,” I might agree. But—and this is an important distinction that some prohibitionists don’t make, bless their hearts—pot shops are …

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Beverage giants eye Canadian cannabis players

The large investment by Constellation Brands (STZ +1.1%) in Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC +3.8%) is still reverberating around the beverage industry as some of the larger names scramble to keep up. Execs from Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), Pernod Ricard SA (OTC:PRRDF), Heineken (OTCQX:HEINY +0.1%), Coca-Cola (KO -0.2%) and Diageo (DEO +0.3%) …

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Watch: Raid on cannabis farm

Cannabis farm

Weeks of operational activity around an indoor hydroponic cannabis farm in the new neighborhood of Karmei Gat in the city of Kiryat Gat ended Monday with a police raid on the facility. Border Police officers ambushed three suspects who came to the apartment to tend the crop. Police positively identified …

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