Craig Ex gives City TV the Studio 710 Tour

Check out Craig Ex aka The Expert of Expert Joints giving Ashley (@AshleyBurr_) from City TV a tour of Studio 710, a hotbed of premier cannabis content in downtown Vancouver and the headquarters of Cannabis Life Network and JadeMaple. As soon as you step through the door, Craig’s dog Parker comes to greet you as […]

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420 Vancouver 2019 Free Concert: Cypress Hill speaks on attempts to shut down

Cypress Hill, the legendary hiphop group that’s headlining 420 Vancouver 2019, has been causing a lot of buzz in the city and the Vancouver Park Board is trying to stop them from performing. Unlike the Vancouver Park Board, the Hollywood Walk of Fame recognized these hiphop legends, giving Cypress Hill its very own star on […]

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Aurora Cannabis: Canada’s Top Budmaster ™ Competition

Recognizing cannabis movement trailblazers NYSE | TSX: ACB EDMONTON /CNW/ – Calling all Canadian budtenders! Aurora Cannabis is kicking off the search for Canada’s Top Budmaster ™ through a national competition that will recognize cannabis professionals across the country who are guiding consumers as they navigate the new world of legal cannabis. Through a series of skills-based and […]

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420 Vancouver is still a Protest – 12 Reasons : Dana Larsen

Some are saying 420 Vancouver is not a protest. Here are the 12 reasons why they’re wrong. 1. We are protesting that cannabis users have no legal places to use cannabis. 2. We are protesting that we are treated and punished far more severely than alcohol users in every way. 3. We are protesting that […]

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Crop King Seeds – 420 Vancouver

If you’re at all interested in the growing side of cannabis, you probably know of Crop King Seeds. The king himself is hard to miss with his long, grey beard and purple and gold crown. Maybe you’ve seen him on the logo, or perhaps you saw one of the king’s elusive bobbleheads, but have you […]

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420 Vancouver Preview -Expert Joints LIVE

This week Craig welcomes Piper Courtenay, Cannabis Editor of the Georgia Straight’s Straight Cannabis to preview the 25th annual 420 Vancouver event – and 7 hour live stream (420 minutes) happening Saturday April 20th 2019 at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, Canada – the home of #BCBud. They’re also joined by Tha Big Puffa, our bud […]

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420 Vancouver Park Board Refuses: But Show Must Go On!

Despite everything you may have heard in the news lately, the 420 Vancouver show must go on! It will not be stopped, regardless of anything the Vancouver Parks Board does, which includes trying to block headliners Cypress Hill, the legendary hiphop group and cannabis connoisseurs, from performing a free show at Sunset Beach on April […]

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Coachella Valley: Newest Dispensary Redefines the ‘High’-end Cannabis Boutique

PALM DESERT, Calif., April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Coachella Valley’s reign as the center of bohemian elegance is about to get another jewel in its crown as Royal Highness Cannabis Boutique, a high-end dispensary, has opened in Palm Desert. Located among upscale stores in the world-famous El Paseo Shopping District, Royal Highness will be a retail boutique within a dispensary featuring luxury cannabis products as well as tabletop decor, jewelry, clothing, and accessories.

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California Employers Ease Zero Tolerance on Cannabis

California employers long have long availed themselves of their right – as affirmed by the state’s high court – to carry out zero tolerance policies against workers who use drugs – even if that drug use takes place off-the-job. That means many companies require new applicants to pass a drug screen before they start and employees (so long as it’s totally random or the company has some reason to suspect drugs are being used on-the-job). This was true even here in California, where medical marijuana has been legal since 1996 and even with the passage of Prop. 64 that legalized recreational use.California cannabis drug testing

We could see this changing, especially because part because the California Supreme Court’s ruling in Ross v.  Ragingwire Telecommunications (one of the most recent to address this issue) was predicated at least partially on the fact that the U.S. Supreme Court had affirmed challenges to the federal law in part because deemed marijuana dangerous Schedule I drug. Recently, the U.S. Attorney General said he’d favor a new bill protecting cannabis businesses and users from federal prosecution as long as they were in compliance with federal law. This measure has broad bipartisan support, as does another that would shield banks doing business with these companies from federal money laundering charges.

It’s not clear either measure would necessitate de-scheduling the drug, but doing so likely impact legal precedent in numerous areas of law – including employment and its zero tolerance. for drugs.

The History of Employer Zero Tolerance Policies

The policy gained its first …

Budtrader Ball 420 (April 20th): Downtown LA will be “Greatest Show on Earth”

Budtrader, the medical marijuana marketplace and social media platform, is promising that its 3rd annual Budtrader Ball on April 20th will be the greatest show not just on cannabis, but on earth. Those are high expectations to live up to, but considering this year’s venue is the Wisdome Art Park in downtown Los Angeles, the […]

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MacGyver – 8 Creative Bowls

When it comes to blazing on something amazing, stoners can be quite creative when they don’t have a paper or a bowl. There are many different inventive ways in which you can consume those leafy green nugs you love. You may or may not remember an 80s TV show called MacGyver. MacGyver gave the birth name […]

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What Supreme Court’s Wayfair v. North Dakota Means for CA Pot Shops

Tomorrow is the federal tax filing deadline, and a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has California’s small cannabis businesses concerned about being hit with a tax bill from jurisdictions in which they may have never set foot. Los Angeles cannabis lawyer blog

Los Angeles marijuana tax lawyers can explain this is a case about the astronomical uptick in e-commerce sales and the right of states to pursue taxes from businesses that conduct online transactions with merchants or buyers in those states, but that have no actual physical presence there.

In a 5-4 decision, the US. Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. overturned previous precedent requiring physical presence from an out-of-state seller for a state to establish jurisdiction for purposes of pursing an entity for sales and use taxes. In previous case law, physical presence of an out-of-state seller might include things like inventory storage, office maintenance, meeting attendance or delivery of owned/rented vehicles located in the state. No more.

Plaintiff South Dakota enacted its own law that established grounds to pursue taxes from out-of-state sellers that had an “economic nexis” with either more than 200 separate transactions for goods and delivery sold or with revenue that exceeded $100,000 in a given year. Under the law, the state billed three online retailers – Wayfair, Overstock and Newegg.

All three fought back. While they easily met the minimum requirements for taxation under the state’s law, the corporations argued the state had no grounds on which to pursue this, particularly given prior U.S. Supreme Court precedent.

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Happy 26th Birthday Hayley Rose!

At six years old, Hayley Rose was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a rare and severe form of epilepsy that can cause multiple daily seizures– even when she’s asleep. Fast forward 20 years later, and LGS still has a profound impact on her life. She still gets seizures regularly, despite doing everything she possibly can […]

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U.S. Attorney General: Federal Marijuana Prohibition “Intolerable”

Federal law on marijuana prohibition has created an intolerable legal mess. (Tell us something we don’t know.) What’s notable is this sentiment was expressed by the U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who indicated he preferred the system laid out in a bipartisan House bill that would reform the law, allowing – finally – greater harmony between state and federal marijuana laws.Los Angeles cannabis lawyer

Barr’s remarks have cannabis business attorneys and others abuzz about whether this could be the true turning point that allows us to finally align federal and state marijuana laws. (It’s also worth noting they are in stark contrast to those of former U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Sessions, who was staunchly opposed to legal cannabis in any form or federal cooperation to facilitate it.

Speaking to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Barr said his preference is a legislative fix to the clash in statutes, one that ideally offers express rights to states to decide their own marijuana laws. At this point, all 33 states with legal medicinal marijuana and 10 with recreational marijuana in violation of federal statutes – namely the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. The classification of cannabis under that provision simply defies logic, but it’s not less a possible risk. Los Angeles cannabis dispensaries, delivery drivers, cultivators, manufacturers and labs ALL should have a cannabis attorney on retainer to help ensure compliance with state laws and minimize the risk of federal ire on issues ranging from taxes to trade.

Both the Department of Justice and the U.S. Treasury Department are actively reviewing a bipartisan …

BC Micro Cannabis Developer Announces First Craft Cannabis Industrial Park

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ – With municipal approval granted to develop a property in Prince George, Cannabis West Development Corporation (CWDC) announced it is launching the first in a chain of craft cannabis industrial parks in Canada. “Focused specifically on the craft cannabis industry here in BC, these parks will become home to the thousands […]

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U.S. Bill Would Protect Pot-Using Veterans’ Military Benefits

Marijuana has proven an effective treatment for many military veterans grappling with conditions like chronic pain, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and symptoms of exposure to toxic chemicals like Agent Orange. For many, it’s a better alternative than opioids, which are highly addictive, dangerous and recommended only for short stints. In many cases, it’s even proven the key to escaping opioid addiction. Yet Los Angeles medical marijuana lawyers know that to use it – even if prescribed by a physician – is to risk losing all their hard-earned military benefits.military veterans cannabis lawyer

A new bill filed by a U.S. House of Republican – with bipartisan support – would protect veterans from losing their federal benefits for using medicinal marijuana. Additionally, the Veterans Cannabis Use for Safe Healing Act would allow doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs to recommend cannabis for medicinal purposes to patients there.

L.A. Attorneys Fight for Military Veterans’ Cannabis Rights

Los Angeles cannabis attorneys for years have fought to prevent veterans from losing these critical benefits simply for seeking medically necessary treatment. A measure like this would solidify a military veteran’s entitlement to services  – and further enshrine them so they could not be altered subject to the whim of future federal administrations. Taking it a step further (and to avoid any conflicting messages on this) the proposed law would also change the existing VA rules that prevent doctors within the department from filling out any forms that might help a veteran obtain medicinal marijuana.

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420 Cannabis – Victoria 2019

This article previously appeared on Cannabis Digest. For the first time ever, the steps of the BC Legislature in Victoria will be filled with the distinct smell of cannabis smoke. At 4:20 pm on April 20, as thousands of cannabis enthusiasts are expected to turn out to both protest and celebrate the new era of […]

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Santa Cruz Sues State to Protect Local Pot Shops, City Oversight

Santa Cruz is a community that is known for its laid-back lifestyle – the redwoods, the shoreline and red wine vineyards. Just don’t mess with their pot shops. Los Angeles marijuana attorneys have learned the city is suing the state in an effort to fend of out-of-towners from nearby San Francisco and Oakland from cannabis from swiping customers from their home-grown cannabis companies.Los Angeles marijuana delivery driver

The city’s chair of the board of supervisors argues that local businesses are being undercut by these services because the playing field isn’t level, and further the city has no say in regulating the interlopers.

Santa Cruz Says State Backing Out on Its End of the Bargain

Recently, the state altered its regulations to permit state-licensed marijuana delivery companies to sell their product wherever consumers are. Santa Cruz isn’t the only city taking issue with this – 25 in all are suing the state, asserting this new stance is a work-around the provision of Proposition 64 (which legalized marijuana for recreational sales and use) that assured local governments would have authority to put a stop to brick-and-mortar sales.

On the other hand, part of the big-picture goal with Proposition 64 was to make the drug legal and widely available, which in turn would not only generate state tax revenue, but also cut the legs off black market operators. That hasn’t exactly happened, however, because so many local governments have banned sales, cannabis customers have few options BUT to turn to the black market, where supply is ample (the state produces 9 …

Cannabis Driving Sober – Punishments & Prohibitons

A number of tough new cannabis impaired driving laws kicked into effect only a few months ago, and already, some Canadians are feeling the burn. Nova Scotia motorist Michelle Gray has been making headlines over the last week thanks to her debacle at the roadside, which occurred after she identified herself as a medical cannabis […]

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Interstate Cannabis Commerce? Oregon’s Readying For It

Despite the fact that cannabis legalized in California, interstate sales are almost sure to land you in handcuffs. Federal law prohibits any form of cultivation or retail sales. Officials with the U.S. Department of Justice have largely agreed to look the other way since The Cole Memo, so long as the cannabis commerce in question strictly adheres to state law. The memo says nothing about interstate sales and distribution, which some states expressly prohibit. Nonetheless, our Los Angeles marijuana business lawyers understand Oregon lawmakers appear to be hedging their bets in anticipation of federal marijuana legalization. Los Angeles marijuana business attorney

State senators are crafting a bill that would permit cannabis exports to other states in the U.S. as of 2021.

Oregon’s Legal Cannabis Market Strain Fuels Push for Trade Beyond State Borders

There are a few different issues at play, primary among those being the glut of supply that has fueled the black market.  Last year, state lawmakers fought hard to enact SB 1042, which would have given the green light to cannabis and ancillary businesses vetted by the state to the right to export cannabis grown in Oregon. Of course, absent a change in federal law, any companies exporting the drug would face serious repercussions under existing provisions of U.S. law, namely drug trafficking. As marijuana is still considered a Schedule I narcotic, and trafficking across state lines could have serious implications for your assets and your freedom.

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50k Los Angeles Marijuana Convictions to be Dismissed, Reduced

As many as 50,000 Los Angeles marijuana-related convictions are to be dismissed or reduced, the L.A. District Attorney said, noting completion will not only align with California’s 2020 deadline for prosecutorial review of expungement for pot crimes – it will beat it by nearly 9 months. Los Angeles marijuana expungement attorneys understand this was made possible with the aid of a nonprofit called Code for America, which developed a digital algorithm that allowed prosecutors to more quickly identify eligible candidates. Los Angeles marijuana expungement

This same group was reportedly also involved in helping San Francisco expunge more than 9,000 marijuana convictions earlier this year – even though some of those date back to 1975. The Los Angeles D.A. has said she expects the same to be the case here, pointing out that Department of Justice records in cannabis cases go back more than seven decades.

Los Angeles marijuana expungement attorneys know the chances of someone with a 1940s cannabis conviction is both alive and has any real interest in having their name cleared, is unlikely. The D.A.’s office has said they aren’t necessarily starting with the oldest cases first, and will instead be prioritizing those individuals who are looking for:

  • Housing
  • Employment
  • A fresh start

It’s also worth noting that not all prior convictions are going to be expunged. Those who most likely would not receive an expungement would include:

  • Registered sex offenders (regardless of whether the cannabis offense was related);
  • Those convicted of violent offenses;
  • Individuals convicted of large-scale drug trafficking or habitual drug offenses

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25 Cities Sue California to Block Unfettered Marijuana Delivery

More than two dozen cities that restrict legal cannabis sales are suing California over the issue of legal pot delivery. Los Angeles marijuana delivery business attorneys are paying close attention to this litigation, wherein plaintiff cities argue that by allowing home deliveries in cities where it is restricted, the state is breaking key provisions of Prop. 64, the legislation that opened the door to legalized recreational marijuana in California.Los Angeles marijuana delivery attorney blog

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control and its chief are named defendants in the case, which was filed in the Fresno County Superior Court. The dispute over marijuana deliveries comes shortly after the regulation adopted by state bureau earlier this year, holding that businesses licensed by the state have permission to deliver marijuana – even in municipalities that have expressly banned the operation of marijuana retail locations.

Cities Make the Case for Local Authority to Restrict Cannabis Deliveries

Among the most significant concerns cited about a free-for-all on cannabis home delivery:

  • Public safety risks, particularly robbery, given the cash-only model of legal marijuana sales;
  • An influx of illicit marijuana delivery/sales that may be difficult for law enforcement to identify/shut down.

City officials point to the specific provision of Prop. 64 that was woven into the statute with the purpose of appeasing police chiefs and city leaders: That which offers significant local control of California marijuana sales. Plaintiff asserts local control was baked into the ballot proposition with the express intent of allowing local governments to regulate activities related to marijuana sales, and that the …

CannaCentric – Expert Joints LIVE on CLN

This week Craig welcomes Olivia of CannaCentric YVR to the show, Tha Big Puffa brings music from Finch & Julius for Dab Time; plus How I Roll with Julius, and the debut of the Products by SeC Pop Up Party Joint Rolling contest video too. Visit CannaCentric YVR https://www.instagram.com/cannacentricyvr/ Join Craig Ex every Thursday at […]

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Beleave Starts Cannabis Oil Sales After Health Canada Authorization

Derivatives with Higher-Margins Increasing Growth and Revenues TORONTO, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ – Beleave Inc. (CSE: BE) (OTCQX: BLEVF) (“Beleave” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Beleave Kannabis Corp has commenced sales of cannabis oil products at its licensed facility in Hamilton, Ontario. Beleave has completed its first wholesale transfer […]

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1933 Industries Partners Birdhouse Skateboards™ for Launch of Hemp and CBD Sports Products

New line of products bring further awareness of the rise of CBD in the sports world VANCOUVER /CNW/ – 1933 Industries Inc. (the “Company” or “1933 Industries”) (CSE: TGIF) (OTCQX: TGIFF), a licensed cultivator and producer of cannabis flower and concentrates and manufacturer of hemp-derived CBD wellness products, is pleased to announce the execution of  […]

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420 Vancouver 2019 – Cypress Hill headlining historic 25th anniversary

This year’s 420 Vancouver will be historic for many reasons. Not only does 2019 mark the 25th anniversary of Vancouver’s world-famous 420 protest and festival (protestival?), it’s the first 420 Vancouver since Canada legalized cannabis last October. With so much to celebrate, it’s hard to think of a better headliner than Cypress Hill, one of […]

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Cannabis statistics since legalization

Some staggering statistics are coming out of Canada currently. Cannabis stocks are leading the charts. An overwhelming percentage of cannabis sales are still going to the black market. Men hold a much higher rate of boardroom seats in the Canadian cannabis market than women. Ontario dispensaries saw great success on their opening day- over 6 […]

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DNA Genetics Names Christopher Cohen as COO

Leading Global Cannabis Brand Taps Seasoned Operations Expert to Help Fuel Next Phase of Growth LOS ANGELES, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OG DNA Genetics (“DNA” or the “Company”), a globally recognized leading cannabis brand, today announced that Christopher Cohen will be joining the executive team as Chief Operating Officer.  DNA is rapidly expanding […]

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Fire & Flower – 2nd Store in Kingston

KINGSTON, ON, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ – Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. (“Fire & Flower” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FAF), today announced the opening of Brock Street Cannabis Co., the second Fire & Flower branded store in Ontario on April 5, 2019 at 10:00 am local time. Brock Street Cannabis Co. is located at 75 […]

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In Photos: Feminine Pipes So Gorgeous, You’ll Hesitate to Smoke Them

Combining influences from Japanese comic books and gaming, her experiences with yoga and bodywork, and her education in fashion illustration, Sibelle Yuksek specializes in creating delicate, naturalistic interpretations of female bodies that double as a pipe.

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Organigram – Mobile Application for Medical Cannabis Patients

Allows registered patients to order products, manage profiles and connect with Company iOS and Android functionality Available for direct download at organigram.ca/app MONCTON, NB, April 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, is pleased to announce the release of a cross-platform patient-focused mobile application (the […]

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The Bud Remedy – Experts Joints LIVE

This week on Expert Joints LIVE! Craig Ex welcomes Miranda and Debbie from The Bud Remedy, a dispensary located in Abbotsford, BC, to the show. Next, our friend Tha Big Puffa brings the tunes for Dab Time, while Craig debuts a brand new Chronic Cooking video… and we’ll get some more Grow Tips from Pedro […]

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Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store – Retail Cannabis Officially Hits Ontario

One of only three retail locations slated for Ottawa, Hobo’s launch comes on the heels of the province’s new cannabis retail model OTTAWA, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store (“Hobo”), the new cannabis venture from hospitality company, Donnelly Group, today announces the opening and launch of its first retail store in Ottawa’s Centretown […]

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Get ready for a historic 420 Vancouver 2019!

Apr. 20 is less than three weeks away, and the 420 Vancouver team is already working hard behind the scenes to bring you one of the biggest 420 gatherings you have ever seen. Despite what you may have heard in the media, 420 Vancouver isn’t going anywhere- it’s still happening at Sunset Beach, its home […]

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Cannabis company SOL Global Increases Stake in Jones Soda to 9.8 Percent

TORONTO /CNW/ – SOL Global Investments Corp. (“SOL Global” or the “Company“) (CSE: SOL) (OTCQB: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) is pleased to announce it has increased its investment in premium soda-maker Jones Soda Co. (“Jones Soda“) (OTCQB: JSDA). SOL Global has acquired a total of 4,066,048 common shares of Jones Soda, or approximately 9.8 percent of […]

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Classifying Cannabis: A guide to terpene profiles & percentage scales

For the uninitiated, the terminology of the cannabis industry can seem like its own language- a jumble of words like indica, sativa, landrace, THC, CBD, terpenes, edibles, extractions, shatter, flower, budder, concentrates… the list goes on and on. Where it all started Cannabis originated from landrace varieties. It was interbred hundreds of times to become […]

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Chronic Cooking: Get Baked with Banana Bread

When it comes to cannabis-infused baked goods, cookies and brownies are perhaps the most famous, but have you ever had banana bread that can get you high? Chronic Cooking host Craig Ex calls banana bread “quite possibly the best baked good there is” and it’s hard to argue with that because it’s delicious. Everyone has […]

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WEEDS Homegrown Artshow – “Out and About”

Check out Craig Ex at the WEEDS Homegrown Artshow last week at 1350 William St. in East Vancouver. Featuring a ton of expertly-made glass, visual art, and glass-blowing demos, it was a trippy feast for the senses- and did I mention there was a dab bar, too? Not only was the Homegrown Artshow a celebration […]

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Montreal-based Great White North Growers Obtains Three Cannabis Licenses

MONTREAL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great White North Growers Inc. (GWNG) a new producer of premium medical and recreational cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has received three licenses from Health Canada for Cultivation, Processing and Medical Sales. This is extremely timely, as Quebec currently represents only 8.6% (14 of 163 Licensed Producers) in Canada-despite […]

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Cannabis Greenhouse – Hamilton Gives Green Light to TGOD

Facility to Create Up To 85 Jobs HAMILTON, ON, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the Company or TGOD) (TSX: TGOD) is pleased that Hamilton City Council has voted to approve the Company’s settlement offer. This will allow TGOD to operate its cannabis greenhouse in Ancaster, Ontario, upon confirmation of […]

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Andrew Packer on CLN – Jokin N Tokin

Join Craig Ex Thursday at 4:20pm PT from #Studio710 jokin and tokin for another episode of ExpertJoints LIVE!  This week Craig welcomes comedian Andrew Packer of Jokes N Tokes & the Joker Broker Podcast to the show. Tha Big Puffa brings the tunes for Dab Time, as Craig goes Out & About at the Weeds Homegrown […]

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McMaster University launches Science of Cannabis program

HAMILTON, ON, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ – McMaster University Continuing Education opened enrolment today for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms. In partnership with the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research and the […]

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Civilized Acquires “The 420 Games” & Rebrands to “Civilized Games”

Acquisition marks lifestyle brand’s continued growth in cannabis events and experiences LOS ANGELES and SAINT JOHN, NB, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ – Civilized Worldwide Inc. (“Civilized”), the leading cannabis lifestyle brand and media company, announced on Mar. 25 that it has completed its acquisition of The 420 Games, North America’s only events company that shines […]

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48North Added to Canada’s Largest and Best Performing Cannabis ETF

TORONTO, March 20, 2019 /CNW/ – 48North Cannabis Corp. (“48North” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NRTH) is pleased to announce that the Company has been added to the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (“HMMJ”) (“TSX:HMMJ”). “The addition of 48North to the HMMJ signals market validation of the Company’s strong position in the Canadian cannabis industry. 48North’s inclusion, along […]

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Canopy Growth announces multi-year extraction agreement with Victoria-based HollyWeed North Cannabis Inc.

SMITHS FALLS, ON and VICTORIA, BC, March 20, 2019 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and HollyWeed Manufacturing & Extracts Inc. are pleased to announce they have entered into a multi-year processing and extraction agreement. HollyWeed North Cannabis Inc., the parent company of HollyWeed Manufacturing & Extracts Inc., […]

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Is “cannabis-induced psychosis” just Reefer Madness 2.0?

This article is entirely my opinion. I see the topic marijuana-induced psychosis come up from time to time and now it’s back in the news again. This time Dr. Marc Siegel talks about it and explains why it’s on the rise. Dr. Siegel believes that marijuana as he calls it, not cannabis (“the plant’s actual […]

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Nebraska Lawmaker Justin Wayne Pushes for Reform of Drug Laws

A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a change in the state’s drug laws that he says are outdated, according to a report in the Lincoln Journal Star. Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha has introduced two bills that would adjust penalties for some drug possession and distribution offenses. At a meeting of the legislature’s Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Wayne said current laws were putting people who were not involved in the distribution of drugs in prison for trafficking and creating overcrowding in state prisons and county jails.

The first measure, LB89, was introduced by Wayne in January and would reduce penalties for possession of marijuana and possession with intent to deliver. Wayne told his colleagues on the committee that the state’s current laws are resulting in defendants being sentenced unfairly.

“We have arbitrary numbers in the marijuana statutes that presume a person is a distributor,” Wayne said. “Our law needs to be nuanced because if not … we are prosecuting people who simply may have a habit, although illegal, but are not considered drug manufacturers or distributors.”

Under LB89, possession with intent to deliver five pounds or less of marijuana would be reduced to a Class lV felony. Quantities greater than five pounds would continue to be a Class llA felony, with penalties of up to 20 years in prison.

For simple possession charges, more than one pound up to five pounds of marijuana would be a Class l misdemeanor. More than three ounces to one pound would be a Class lll misdemeanor …

WEEDS Presents the Homegrown Art Show Mar. 22

On Friday, Mar. 22, WEEDS Glass and Gifts is presenting and cordially inviting you to the Homegrown Art Show, a celebration of local art that builds upon the successes of WEEDS’ first foray into the art world back in November 2018 with Bob High’s Trippy Art Show. Homegrown brings together glassblowers and local artists for […]

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Canopy Growth and DNA Genetics Extend and Expand Relationship

SMITHS FALLS, Ontario and LOS ANGELES (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy”) (TSX:WEED, NYSE: CGC) (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) and OG DNA Genetics (“DNA”), a globally recognized cannabis brand, are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement on Mar. 19 to extend and expand upon their previously announced partnership through to 2024.  […]

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The Green Organic Dutchman reports year end results

TORONTO /CNW/ – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (the “Company” or “TGOD”) (TSX: TGOD) (US:TGODF) is pleased to report its financial and operational results for the year ended December 31, 2018. These filings are available for review on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com Q4 Highlights: The Company: Ended the year with a strong […]

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