Canada

25
Sep
2018

Pot legalization bringing boon to hemp farmers

The federal government’s end to its 95-year pot prohibition will also be a boon for hemp farmers. They’ll soon be allowed to sell the plant’s flowers to be processed for its CBD, a cannabinoid without any psychoactive effects that’s being hailed for its medicinal potential. Health Canada approved an exemption last month allowing commercial hemp

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19
Sep
2018

Canada: How will the legalization of cannabis affect athletes? It’s hard to say

While there’s been plenty of discussion around the pending legalization of cannabis, its effect on athletes hasn’t been part of the conversation. One of the reasons for the absence of dialogue is marijuana’s reputation for impairing, not improving athletic performance, which makes cannabis a poor workout partner. The other reason that athletes have been left

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6
Sep
2018

BC lawyer says medical marijuana users should have right to buy pot in stores

Successful applicants for Sask.s retail cannabis stores are worried about the continuing operation of illegal outlets once recreational marijuana is legalized. A three-week hearing is underway at BC Supreme Court, where City of Vancouver lawyers are fighting to shut down dozens of unlicensed medical marijuana pot shops. The citys existing suite of regulations developed for medical

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