Monthly Archives: November 2017

Police operation yields arrests in Actonville

The operation led to 14 people being arrested, while unlicensed shebeens were closed down, liquor was confiscated and fines were issued to owners trading without legal licenses. Police seized dagga worth R100 000 and dangerous weapons were also seized. Ekurhuleni Central Cluster head of … Read More

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Police operation yields arrests in Actonville

The operation led to 14 people being arrested, while unlicensed shebeens were closed down, liquor was confiscated and fines were issued to owners trading without legal licenses. Police seized dagga worth R100 000 and dangerous weapons were also seized. Ekurhuleni Central Cluster head of … Read More

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mCig Joint Venture With FarmOn! Foundation At Empire Farm, Growing Organic Industrial Hemp In …

The program will expand each year over 3 years, scaling up to 120 acres of organic industrial hemp bi-annually. Uniquely located on the corner of three states, New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Empire Farm is a certified organic 220-acre working farm, home to the FarmOn! Foundation … Read More

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Future Farm Closes on 120-Acre Licensed Industrial Hemp Farm Projects Over $10million in …

Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it has closed on the previously announced acquisition of a 120-acre industrial hemp farm in Amity, ME. With this acquisition, Future Farm is now strategically positioned in both the … Read More

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Court remands three persons over possession of cannabis sativa

Oladunjoye, 48, Olajide, 38 and Ebuka, 20, are facing two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession of Indian hemp , to which they pleaded not guilty. The Magistrate, Olalekan Ijiyode, ordered that the defendants be remanded at Ilesa prison, pending hearing on their bail application. He asked … Read More

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Medical Marijuana Patients Alarmed By Shortages

Her story echoed several others in a Facebook group for medical marijuana patients in Minnesota, all complaining about prescription delays at LeafLine Labs. Dr. Andrew Bachman, CEO and chief medical officer for LeafLine Labs, said the state mandates that medicine samples be submitted to a … Read More

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Low profile medical marijuana facility is sleek and spotless

“Will there be samples?” “Where are the snacks?” “Are you hiring?” Aurora Cannabis officially opened its 40,000 square foot medical marijuana facility in Pointe-Claire last Friday and after executive vice-president Cam Battley’s opening remarks, reporters and camera operators were ushered inside for a … Read More

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Medical marijuana facility set for February opening in Holyoke with $8 million conversion of mill …

HOLYOKE — Construction of an $8 million medical marijuana facility at 28 Appleton St. is about 70 percent done and the business is scheduled to open in mid-February, an official said Tuesday. “Seriously interesting, and it’s exciting,” said Jon Thomforde of GTI Massachusetts NP Corp. “It’s really a pretty … Read More

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Athol considering retail marijuana zoning and bylaws

ATHOL — The town’s planning and community development director has asked members of a recreational marijuana zoning workgroup to submit to him by Dec. 6 ideas for specific details of a marijuana bylaw. Eric Smith said he wants members’ priorities to him in time to itemize them before the group’s … Read More

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‘We are just so looking forward to Christmas’ – Medicinal cannabis licence for Ava

‘We are just so looking forward to Christmas’ – Medicinal cannabis licence for Ava … Following years of campaigning for access to medicinal cannabis , which included a protest walk from Cork to Dublin, rallies outside the Dáil and hunger strikes, Vera moved to the Netherlands last summer to secure the … Read More

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Girl granted licence to use medicinal cannabis

The mother of a girl battling drug resistant epilepsy has expressed her joy after the government granted a licence for her to be treated with medicinal cannabis . Ava Barry, seven, from the village of Aghabullogue in Co Cork has a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. Her mother, Vera Twomey, … Read More

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Illinois lawmakers push for recreational cannabis legalization

“We have only about 24,000 people with medical cannabis cards,” Senator Heather Steans, D-Chicago, said. Steans, Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, and travel writer and TV host Rick Steves voiced their support for the legalization of recreational cannabis use Tuesday at a press conference in Chicago. Read More

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High or dry? Manitoba municipalities must decide if they’ll allow marijuana sales by Christmas

Manitoba municipalities have less than one month to get on board with pot sales in towns and cities or be left dry and not-so-high — and that tight turnaround is worrying some rural officials. “I may be reading this wrong, but I get the impression they [provincial officials] are as much in the dark still … Continue reading High or dry? Manitoba municipalities must decide if they’ll allow marijuana sales by Christmas

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Candidates For Governor Back Legalizing and Taxing Marijuana

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been a steadfast opponent of legalizing marijuana for recreational use but several of the candidates seeking to replace him in 2018 said they favor legalizing and taxing the drug. “Yes, I will sign a bill to legalize it,” said Democrat Dan Drew. “There are an awful lot of people … Read … Continue reading Candidates For Governor Back Legalizing and Taxing Marijuana

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protecting residents and local neighborhoods from commercial marijuana activity

PASADENA, Calif.–The legal sale of marijuana for recreational use begins in California on Jan. 1, 2018, but there are many unknowns about the impacts that marijuana shops will have on local neighborhoods. Pasadena is taking a slow approach to the new law and wants to first learn from other cities’ … Read More

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Recreational marijuana licensing workshops held in SoCal to educate potential growers

As recreational marijuana sales are about to become legal, state officials took new steps to educate anyone interested in getting into the green business. (KABC). KABC. By Greg Lee. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 05:56PM. SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) –. As recreational marijuana sales are about to … Read More

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Illinois lawmakers hear from celebrity pot advocate: Legalize marijuana

Steves has campaigned across the country–and poured money from his own pocket–into efforts to legalize marijuana . On Tuesday, he told a joint panel of house and senate lawmakers that legalization in his home state of Washington in 2012 has only been beneficial. “When you legalize marijuana , use … Read More

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OPINION: Newfoundland doing cannabis sales correctly

Newfoundland and Labrador made a common-sense decision last week on the distribution of cannabis in that province. They’ve opted for a private-sector distribution model, breaking away from the ill-considered public-sector monopolies being set up in Ontario and New Brunswick. As part of the … Read More

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Kannaway Adds Hempy’s “Responsibly Sourced” Hemp Clothing and Accessories To It’s Product …

“We are very pleased to be able to offer another way for Kannaway customers to improve their daily lives with the benefits of the hemp plant… Read More

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The California BCC’s proposed daily limit on marijuana is too permissive and will impose risks on …

We just submitted this public comment on California’s Bureau of Medical Cannabis Control’s proposed emergency regulations for legalized medical … Read More

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Provincially-run cannabis store to open in Guelph

Guthrie says those talks and consultations will include subjects such as where the store(s) would be located and education surrounding cannabis use. While a location for Guelph’s store has not be determined, Guthrie says he knows where he doesn’t want it. “Probably not near a school would be one … Read More

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Delta 9 Cannabis inks distribution deal with Canopy

Delta 9 Cannabis has signed a deal with Canopy Growth Corporation to distribute medical cannabis through Canopy’s online store. It’s the latest tie-up between the two companies, both of which are federally licensed to produce and sell cannabis to registered medical users. Delta 9 and Canopy are also … Read More

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for medical marijuana dispensary

Crews began tearing down a vacant building in Washington on Tuesday to make way for a new medical marijuana dispensary. In addition to helping sick people, local leaders are hoping this new business will help stop the opioid epidemic in Washington County. Read More

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Legal Pot: Will Canada’s Plan to Get High Go up in Smoke?

Activist Ray Turmel holds a bag of medical marijuana while he smokes a marijuana cigarette, as he calls for the total legalization of marijuana , outside the building where the federal election Munk Debate on Canada’s Foreign Policy was held in Toronto, Canada, on September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mark … Read More

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Trulieve opens medical marijuana dispensary in Orlando

She said because of medical marijuana , she’s been able to wean off anti-epileptic medicine for nerve pain. “Just a little bit of a dab (of cream) on my wrist, you don’t need much, maybe a pea size, so a little goes a long way,” Conti said. To make purchases, customers don’t need an appointment … Continue reading Trulieve opens medical marijuana dispensary in Orlando

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Hawaii police order medical marijuana users to ‘voluntarily surrender’ guns and ammo

Hawaii police order medical marijuana users to ‘voluntarily surrender’ guns and ammo Honolulu police sent a letter that orders medical marijuana users to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms and ammunition. According to federal law, patients who use medical marijuana are not allowed to own a gun. Read More

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Jamaica wants in on the booming marijuana market. But will farmers be able to cash in?

The international market for marijuana is booming. It’s set to reach $50 billion within a decade. And after spending millions to crack down on the drug, Jamaica’s government has decided it wants to cash in. It legalized medical marijuana and created a new licensing system to allow farmers to legally grow … Read More

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Police find 100 marijuana plants inside duplex

Police find 100 marijuana plants inside duplex. Posted: Nov 27, 2017 10:00 PM CST. Updated: Nov 27, 2017 10:00 PM CST. Invisible placeholder. Don’t Miss. Do You Got The Fever? Home for the Holidays Sponsored by Sweet Gourmet Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. Read More

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Support the growth of industrial hemp

Considering this happened that long ago, 74 years ago this month, in fact, we see a remarkably similar situation in the relationship between farmers and industrial hemp in Illinois. This time around, a massive effort is required to establish sustainability and resilience within our agricultural system and the … Read More

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Creso to collaborate on cannabis and hemp derived alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages

Creso Pharma (ASX:CPH) has signed a binding Letter of Intent with LGC Capital Ltd and Baltic Beer Company Ltd to develop cannabis and hemp derived alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The three companies are undertaking the Joint Venture to create a bespoke portfolio of unique alcoholic and … Read More

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Recipe: Cannabis -Infused Chocolate Truffles With 3 Flavoring Options

Whip up a batch or two … or all three (we won’t judge) of these luscious chocolate truffles infused with smooth cannabis butter and your choice of three different filling options. Each recipe contains unique yet delectable ingredients so you can elevate while sinking into the luscious flavor possibilities of … Read More

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Cannabis laws a boon for lawyers, likely to further clog justice system

MONTREAL — McGill University law professor Daniel Weinstock says he heartily recommends his students take up criminal law in order to take advantage of the country’s new, strict cannabis laws. “There is going to be a steady stream of customers,” Weinstock said, referring to the influx of people he … Read More

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House of Commons Passes Marijuana Bill in Canada

In a historic vote Monday evening, Canada’s House of Commons approved Bill C-45, the legislation which will eventually legalize marijuana in the Great White North. The final vote was 200 in favor and 82 against with bipartisan support from Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Conservative MP Scott … Read More

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Rick Steves: Marijuana legalization can help West, South Sides

But Steves — an advocate of marijuana legalization — waded into the matter Tuesday while in Chicago following an invite from a group of state legislators to share his thoughts on weed and answer a few questions. “A lot of the crime that has evolved is because of the black market sales of marijuana ,” … … Continue reading Rick Steves: Marijuana legalization can help West, South Sides

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Buena Vista moves closer to making medical marijuana decision

The commission would then report back to the board with a recommendation on what they believe should or should not be allowed – if any medical marijuana is allowed – in the township. If then approved, the commission will be tasked with creating the ordinances and permits that will pertain to growers, … Read More

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Cannabis Product Deals: Banger Carb Caps, Protective Cases, and Cozy Footed Jammies

Treat your 14mm quartz banger to a gift this holiday season with a fresh new carb cap from ELEV8, offered at SmokeCartel.com. These caps are perfect for low-temp dabbers who love to savor the flavor that quartz hardware has to offer. Each cap comes with a long stem and a pointed tip that makes for … Continue reading Cannabis Product Deals: Banger Carb Caps, Protective Cases, and Cozy Footed Jammies

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Octavia Wellness Launches “Healing without the High” Cannabis Starter Kit Tailored for Seniors

San Francisco, California, Nov. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Octavia Wellness, the leading provider of custom cannabis solutions for seniors, introduces a Cannabis Starter Kit developed specifically to help with symptoms of insomnia, chronic pain, mood and anxiety. The kit contains unique … Read More

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CBD Oil Market Revenue, Sales and Growth Rate Analysis and Forecast

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the hundreds of cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD oil can be derived from two different species of cannabinoids : marijuana and hemp. The Americas dominated the global CBD oil market in 2016, followed by EMEA and APAC.Hemp-based CBD oil … Read More

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