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This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From May 24-31

This week in Cannabis: Some Ontario cannabis stores cut their retail hours, Alberta lifts its ban on retail licensing, Health Canada lets provinces decide about nursery seed sales, a Vancouver park remains a site of contentious debate, and cannabis research and programming sees millions more in fun...

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Curaleaf Q1 marijuana revenue climbs to $35.3 million

Curaleaf, a Massachusetts-based, vertically integrated cannabis company, reported first-quarter revenue of $35.3 million, up from $9.1 million for the same period in 2018. Net loss for the company in the period totaled $10.8 million versus $3.4 million last year. Curaleaf, which agreed to acquire C...

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Zimbabwe Government Approves Country’s First Cannabis Farm

Company secures 10-hectare piece of land at prison for high security. Zimbabwe‘s government has approved plans for the country’s first cannabis farm and production plant. The project will reportedly begin at the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services’ Buffalo Range prison in Chiredzi, CAJ News...

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Alabama bill to create medical cannabis study group advances

The Alabama Legislature might create a medical marijuana study commission that could recommend legislation for next year. The proposal is a compromise after a Senate-passed bill to legalize medical marijuana hit opposition in the House of Representatives. The House might vote Friday on the watered-...

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Less Packaging, More Recycling, Means Greener Weed for New Brunswick

When cannabis was first legalized in Canada, customers immediately criticized the excessive plastic packaging that came with it. Some products generated as much as 70 grams of plastic and cardboard for one gram of marijuana. But that is starting to change. Some products, offered in pill containers,...

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What to Stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and Amazon This June While High

You're home, you've smoked (or dabbed, or vaped, or edibled) and you're ready to stream something that will soothe, engage, and invigorate your stoney eyes and ears. Amidst the endless pool of content streaming options that is the Internet, Weedmaps News is offering a streamlined selection of stone...

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How California Cannabis Cultivators Grapple With Extreme Weather

No matter how much experience they have under their belt, cultivators who choose to grow cannabis in an outdoor environment are at the full mercy of Mother Nature. Every few years, that constant battle intensifies for cannabis plants grown in the California sunshine, as they are forced to square of...

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FDA Holds First Public Hearing on CBD

It’s a big day in the world of cannabis. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding its first public hearing on how it should regulate CBD Friday. This could be a gamechanger—for the best or the worse—for cannabis’ non-psychoactive compound. This hearing will be the first step in many in how...

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The Mother Plant of the Goddess – Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE – Like us, cannabis occurs in both male and female forms a differentiation which marks higher forms of both botanical and animal species .  “Propagation of the female species… is the total concern of the grower interested in the narcotic power of the plant.  It is thus a kind of ha...

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The USDA Says They No Longer Consider Hemp a Controlled Substance

On May 28, the United States Department of Agriculture published a four-point legal opinion aimed at clearing up some of the lingering confusion regarding the status of hemp. On December 20, 2018, the federal government enacted the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, aka the Farm Bill, legalizing...

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Trulieve Purchases Land for Florida Indoor Grow Site

With the Florida medical cannabis industry quickly outpacing other states in terms of growth, U.S. companies such as Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL; OTC: TCNNF) are looking to bump up their production capacity in the sunshine state.  Working towards that end, Trulieve just announced construction...

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Alberta Promises to Issue Five Cannabis Retail Licenses Per Week

Alberta Gaming Liquor Cannabis has pledged to issue five new cannabis retail licenses per week going forward after ending the moratorium on applications. A dearth of supply across Canada caused AGLC to halt new license applications in November 2018. It had ordered enough marijuana to supply 250 reta...