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Canada’s legal marijuana rollout has been plagued with out-of-control lines and distribution issues — and people are turning to the black market

Canada’s legal marijuana rollout has been plagued with out-of-control lines and distribution issues — and people are turning to the black market

Cannabis users congregate at Trinity Bellwoods Park for a ‘smoke out’ on October 17, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Canada became the second country in the world after Uruguay and the first G7 nation to legalize cannabis use on Wednesday. Ian Willms/Getty Images Canada officially legalized marijuana, but people across the …

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Cannabis Stocks On The TSX

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Cannabis stocks are probably years away from paying a dividend back to consumers but if the cigarette sin stocks are any indication, there could be significant dividends for investors. Interestingly enough, the cannabis stocks are not part of the consumer defensive sectors, where the cigarette companies are represented, but part …

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Fears medicinal cannabis could spark addiction crisis

Fears medicinal cannabis could spark addiction crisis

Fears are growing among doctors that the rolling-out of medicinal cannabis could spark an addiction crisis. Medicinal cannabis will become legal for doctors to prescribe in cases of “exceptional clinical need” from Thursday. The measure was announced by Home Secretary Sajid Javid following high-profile campaigns on behalf of Alfie Dingley …

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RCMP bust pot grow-op 2 days after cannabis legalized

RCMP bust pot grow-op 2 days after cannabis legalized

Just two days after pot became legal in Canada, RCMP busted a grow-op in western Manitoba.  Winnipegosis and Dauphin RCMP searched a home on Bridge Street in Winnipegosis, Man., on Oct. 19. Officers found a large illicit cannabis-growing operation and seized 94 plants in various stages of growth, says a news release issued by RCMP on Wednesday.  A …

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Cannabis use predicted to bring long-term trouble to Canada

Cannabis use predicted to bring long-term trouble to Canada

With legalization of cannabis behind us and some saying its use will skyrocket, one legal expert predicts Canada eventually will “pay a heavy price.” With legalization of cannabis behind us and some saying its use will skyrocket, one legal expert predicts Canada eventually will “pay a heavy price.” More than …

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