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Oct
2018

Canada makes final preparations before cannabis becomes legal

Canada will soon become the second country in the world to legalize cannabis—with the provinces left to work out the details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s landmark measure. From October 17, Canadians will be allowed to grow, possess and consume marijuana for recreational purposes—five years after Uruguay passed pioneering legislation on the issue. Derivative products

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12
Oct
2018

Israeli investors to grow marijuana in Uganda

The company said the order for seeds has been placed with a supplier in the Netherlands — considered to be one of the world’s leading cannabis suppliers. An Israel firm, Together Pharma Limited, has reportedly secured land in Uganda to cultivate a banned crop — marijuana — on a commercial scale. The firm, said to

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12
Oct
2018

High Times Buys Seattle-Based DOPE Magazine for $11.2 Million

High Times Holding Corp., the owner of High Times magazine, announced it will acquire Dope magazine for $11.2 million. Dopemagazine currently publishes eight local editions in six states. Its annual circulation is 1 million, including distribution at cannabis retailers. In addition to the magazine, High Times is acquiring Dope’s website, events business and staff including CEO George Jage and founders Dave Tran, James Zochondi

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12
Oct
2018

Bill to decriminalize marijuana moves forward in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania may decriminalize marijuana to clear up the state’s clogged court system. A bill that would decriminalize marijuana in Pennsylvania will move forward after receiving the approval of a key legislative committee on Tuesday. The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the measure, House Bill 928, by a margin of 14-9. The bill must be approved by

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