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Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:47:37 -0800

Last Build Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:10:01 GMT

 



CN NS: Developer Hopes Fish Urine Gives Edge In Cannabis Market

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Truro Daily News, 06 Jan 2018 - Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series of stories focusing on people in Nova Scotia who will be delving into the marijuana industry. Fish urine is the secret sauce that will allow some 50,000 cannabis plants to thrive in Liverpool. We'll get to that momentarily. Myrna Gillis, founder and president of Aqualitas, reported recently her company had collected $8.7 million from investors across Canada and the United States.



Canada: High Hopes For Canada's Cannabis Industry

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Hamilton Spectator, 05 Jan 2018 - U.S. pot enforcement policy could give companies north of the border an advantage A move by the U.S. Attorney General to quash an Obama-era policy that allowed legalized pot to flourish south of the border dealt a blow to marijuana stocks Thursday, but observers and industry players say the crackdown is a boon for the Canadian cannabis industry.



CN ON: Pot Business Embraced

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Northern News, 05 Jan 2018 - First Nations invest in KL marijuana business KIRKLAND LAKE - Canada's marijuana industry is expanding rapidly and some First Nations are looking to cash in on the emerging economic opportunities. Phil Fontaine, an Indigenous politician turned marijuana executive, has spent the past year travelling the country and talking to First Nations about jobs, wealth and training opportunities the burgeoning marijuana business could bring.



US CA: For Marijuana Users, It's High Times As California Makes

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 02 Jan 2018 - "Groove on! Groove on!" blared from speakers outside a gray warehouse in Santa Ana. Inside, a line of 60 people snaked through the shop, waiting to be helped by a budtender. "We were bombarded!" said Robert Taft Jr., founder of the marijuana dispensary 420 Central.



US CA: State Pot Bureau Ready To Enforce California's New Marijuana

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 02 Jan 2018 - The state has issued 104 licenses for retail stores to sell marijuana for recreational use in California and 239 other applications for those permits are pending, officials said Tuesday. An official with the state Bureau of Cannabis Control added that the agency is prepared to begin taking enforcement action against pot shops that are not properly licensed.



US: Trump Administration Targets Recreational Pot

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times, 04 Jan 2018 - MARIJUANA BUSINESSES IN CALIFORNIA AT RISK Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions ended an Obama-era federal policy that provided legal shelter for marijuana sales in California and five other states that have allowed recreational pot, placing at risk thousands of marijuana businesses operating legally under state laws.



CN NS: N.S. Man Has High Hopes To Convert Abattoir To Marijuana Plant

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Truro Daily News, 05 Jan 2018 - EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a series of stories focusing on people in Nova Scotia who will be delving into the marijuana industry. Up an Antigonish County woods road, Frank MacMaster's surroundings were modest.



CN BC: Public Hearing On Recreational Pot Next Week

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Nelson Star, 05 Jan 2018 - Nelson council will hold a public hearing on Monday about its intention to disallow recreational cannabis businesses at least until July. It plans to do this through change to its zoning bylaw. Council decided in December that it wants this moratorium because it does not want anyone opening up a recreational cannabis business in Nelson before federal and provincial rules are made known in the summer, and before council has carried out a public consultation process that will start this month.



Canada: Cannabis Growers Face Hefty Pesticide Fines

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 01 Jan 2018 - Licensed marijuana producers caught using banned chemicals could pay up to $1-million Federally regulated marijuana companies caught using banned pesticides that put consumers' health at risk will now face fines of up to $1-million per violation, The Globe and Mail has learned.