Time to Push Back in Toronto
Jun24

Time to Push Back in Toronto

Canada is less than a year out on re-legalizing cannabis, while in Toronto, under the zoning laws, medical cannabis shops are being raided.  Everyone is not working from the same understanding, eh?  Here’s more: [Retail medical cannabis shops] some demanding a prescription and others not, started spreading across Toronto months ago. They flourished as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to legalize marijuana, with strict...

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Medical Cannabis Updates
Jun14

Medical Cannabis Updates

Lots happening in the world of medical cannabis.  Let’s check in: Long term cannabis use & health: The consumption of cannabis over a two-decade period is not associated with increased cardiovascular risks or lung health problems at mid-life, according to longitudinal data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) . . . Researchers reported that long-term cannabis use was only associated with health...

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“Cannabis Use” Not Same as “Tobacco Use”
Jun07

“Cannabis Use” Not Same as “Tobacco Use”

At one time “cannabis use” and “tobacco use” were the same thing and both were bad.  One of my favorite things here in the days of re-legalization is seeing change in the public perception of cannabis.   Two Canadian insurance companies are presenting a more nuanced understanding of the issue.  Here’s more:   Sun Life and BMO Insurance have reversed their long-standing policies on treating cannabis...

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Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit May 21-22
May20

Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit May 21-22

      With Cannabis sales going from streets to serious  business, a bigger investment opportunity is happening, paving the way for greater opportunities. Green Media is hosting its first virtual Cannabis entrepreneur Summit,  is taking place this weekend in Ojai, California. An event like this ,with the magnitude of speakers, will give  great insight on breaking into the business of cannabis. And when it...

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Re-Legalization vs. International Treaties
May19

Re-Legalization vs. International Treaties

  Re-legalizing the cannabis plant will require doing away with the United Nations Single Convention Treaty.  That treaty, signed back in 1961, is used as a shield by the federal government in explaining why drug policy can’t change.  alls can fall — not everyone in the federal government agrees with that interpretation.   United States treaty obligations do not mandate the federal government to limit marijuana...

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Germany Opens the Door to MMJ
May11

Germany Opens the Door to MMJ

Medical marijuana paid for by health insurance and grown by the government is coming to Germany.  Here’s more:   A proposal from German Health Minister Hermann Gröhe to allow seriously ill individuals increased access to medical marijuana was approved by the German government on Wednesday. The law stipulates that patients for whom other treatments for serious diseases are ineffective will be able to have access to medical...

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