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Canadian supreme court to hear Quebec cannabis challenge

Original article can be found here: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/supreme-court-of-canada-hears-challenge-to-cannabis-cultivation-ban-in-quebec-1.6069379 The Supreme Court of Canada is slated to hear a challenge Thursday morning to Quebec’s ban on the possession and cultivation of cannabis plants for personal use. The hearing is being held exceptionally in Quebec City. Janick Murray Hall, known for his parody website, “Le Journal de Mourréal,” […]

Elias Theodorou, Cannabis advocate and UFC fighter sadly passes away.

Original article can be found here: https://globalnews.ca/news/9124079/elias-theodorou-death-ufc-canada-cannabis/ Elias Theodorou, a charismatic mixed martial artist who campaigned successfully for the right to use medical marijuana as an athlete, has died. He was 34. His publicist, Jess Moran, confirmed the former UFC fighter died Sunday in Toronto of liver cancer. Theodorou, from Mississauga, Ontario, was an athlete, […]

Biden is not planning any cannabis moves

Original article can be found here: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/biden-doesnt-plan-any-marijuana-moves-ahead-of-midterms-white-house-suggests/ The White House suggested on Friday that President Joe Biden will not be making any marijuana policy moves ahead of the midterm elections, with the press secretary saying that “I don’t have anything else to share in the upcoming weeks” when she was asked about other Democrats’ push […]

Tilray press release not correct according to German lawmakers

Original article can be found here: https://mjbizdaily.com/cannabis-producer-tilray-news-release-not-correct-german-lawmaker-says/ German government officials are questioning the veracity of some key facts in a recent news release by cannabis producer Tilray Brands, telling MJBizDaily their meeting with Tilray representatives was “a one-time conversation” and “not part of the preparatory phase” of marijuana legalization. Tilray, headquartered in New York, said […]

Cannabis does not make you unmotivated

Original article can be found here: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/stoners-are-just-as-motivated-as-non-users-study-finds-1.6055561 Cannabis consumers or ‘stoners’ are often associated with characteristics of laziness and a lack of motivation, especially in mainstream media. Think Jesse Pinkman from Breaking Bad or “The Dude” in The Big Lebowski. But a new study suggests that this stereotype has no scientific basis, and that cannabis […]

Cannabis takes a bite out of big Pharma

Original article can be found here: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/cannabis-news-week-cannabis-takes-a-bite-out-of-pharmaceutical-industry t’s not just the pro-prohibition types that are angry about the wave of states that have legalized recreational and medical cannabis in recent years.  The legal marijuana industry is taking a bite out of big pharma, according to a new research article. After studying how cannabis legalization between […]

New bill to legalise cannabis in Arkansas

Original article can be found here: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/arkansas-marijuana-campaign-says-a-vote-for-legalization-at-the-ballot-is-a-vote-to-support-our-police-in-new-ad/ A vote to legalize marijuana in Arkansas is a “vote to support our police,” according to a new ad from a campaign seeking to promote its cannabis initiative that will appear on the November ballot. The measure from Responsible Growth Arkansas is still under review by the state […]

New independent study into the use of cannabis

Original article can be found here: https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cv25ex5e30lo A £2.5 million study into the effects of cannabis on the brain has been launched by a London university. The Cannabis & Me study will research environmental and biological factors behind the different effects people experience when using cannabis. King’s College London want 6,000 people to take part […]

More people use cannabis than tobacco

Original article can be found here: https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/28/politics/marijuana-tobacco-cigarettes-polling-trump-search/index.html “It’s the economy, stupid,” Democratic operative James Carville once famously noted. Usually, that assertion holds when it comes to elections. But as we have seen from the changing political tides since Roe v. Wade was overturned, sometimes the economy takes a back seat to social issues. Abortion, though, […]

Cannabis Council of Canada urges BC to act.

Original article can be found here: https://mjbizdaily.com/british-columbia-strike-undermines-struggling-cannabis-sector/ The Cannabis Council of Canada business group wants the province of British Columbia to come up with a contingency plan to safeguard the supply of legal marijuana in the province as an ongoing strike at the province’s monopoly wholesaler leaves some stores with nothing to sell. In mid-August, […]

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