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on February 23, 2018 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

The legalization of cannabis in the UK could lead to big business

Submitted by Marijuana News For more than 60 years, the debate surrounding the ­legalisation of cannabis has been driven by activists – mostly hippies, new-age healers and liberal newspaper editors. Along the way, police officers, doctors and drug experts have all lent their voices to end the prohibition on pot. But in the UK the movement has never really gained any political traction. Pro-legalisation campaigners have been thwarted by a combination of British conservatism, risk-averse politicians and the evidence that super-strong strains of cannabis, such as skunk and sensimilla, can literally send people mad. The recent case of Alfie...

Submitted by Marijuana News For more than 60 years, the debate surrounding the ­legalisation of cannabis has been driven by activists – mostly hippies, new-age healers and liberal newspaper editors. Along the way, police officers, doctors and drug experts...

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on February 23, 2018 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

This UK Cafe Is Selling Cannabis-Infused Treats

The United Kingdom prohibits marijuana. But a UK cafe Is selling cannabis-infused treats. By Burgess Powell   Edible culture is blowing up, and the UK is no exception. This UK cafe is selling cannabis-infused treats in Liverpool, England. White Wolf Yoga and Kitchen, which opened two years ago, offers yoga and meditation classes and serves mostly vegan health food. With vegetarian options, a low environmental impact and many cannabis-infused dishes, White Wolf is going green in every way. Is Marijuana Legal In The UK? Cannabis with significant levels of THC is illegal in the UK. Unlike even some of the...

The United Kingdom prohibits marijuana. But a UK cafe Is selling cannabis-infused treats. By Burgess Powell   Edible culture is blowing up, and the UK is no exception. This UK cafe is selling cannabis-infused treats in Liverpool, England. White Wolf...

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on February 23, 2018 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

Weed in Liverpool

Once you visit Liverpool, you will be amazed by the architecture and things you can do in this beautiful city. When it comes to cannabis, it’s listed as a Class C drug, which means that you can get arrested and fined for a possession of cannabis. Here’s the brief guide to getting and smoking weed in historic city Liverpool. Cannabis Laws in the UK:  Cannabis is listed as a Class C drug, but government enforces a rescheduling to Class B. What does that mean? Well, if you’re getting caught with a possession of small amount of herb, you’ll most likely get...

Once you visit Liverpool, you will be amazed by the architecture and things you can do in this beautiful city. When it comes to cannabis, it’s listed as a Class C drug, which means that you can get arrested and...

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on February 23, 2018 in Cannabis News United States Featured

A Landmark Marijuana Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Jeff Sessions and the DEA

There are few industries with a faster growth rate at the moment than legal marijuana. In a 2017 report from Marijuana Business Daily titled “Marijuana Business Factbook 2017,” it was forecast that U.S. legal cannabis sales would increase by a whopping 45% in 2018. Much of this growth probably stems from California’s legalization of recreational weed in November 2016, and opening its doors to adult-use sales on Jan. 1. Growth is also a function of favorability. Five separate national polls have been conducted since April of last year — CBS News, Quinnipiac University, Gallup, Pew Research Center, and Fox News — and all...

There are few industries with a faster growth rate at the moment than legal marijuana. In a 2017 report from Marijuana Business Daily titled “Marijuana Business Factbook 2017,” it was forecast that U.S. legal cannabis sales would increase by a whopping...

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on February 23, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada Featured

Everything you Need to Know About Newfoundland’s Legal Weed Plans

By Drew Brown, Vice News Doesn’t look like there will be too much room for the little b’ys. Just as the long Canadian winter now edges towards its terminus, so too can we see the first furtive signs of the country’s creeping cannabis spring. The thaw will come across the land in uneven patches thanks to Justin Trudeau downloading all the regulatory work to our varyingly dysfunctional provincial governments. And based on the Request For Proposals put out by the Newfoundland Liquor Corporation this week to prospective cannabis retailers, the cannabis industry in this province certainly risks coming out...

By Drew Brown, Vice News Doesn’t look like there will be too much room for the little b’ys. Just as the long Canadian winter now edges towards its terminus, so too can we see the first furtive signs of...

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on February 23, 2018 in Cannabis News United States Featured

A marijuana entrepreneur brings in over $1 million a year running a ‘bud and breakfast’ hotel

by Melia Robinson, Business Insider Happy hour at the Bud+Breakfast inn smells funkier than most. At 4:20, guests pile into the living area for hors d’oeuvres and good company as they light up marijuana pipes and joints. “What happens at this bed and breakfast doesn’t happen anywhere else,” Joel Schneider, owner of Colorado’s Bud+Breakfast hotel, told Business Insider. In 2016, Schneider brought in over $1 million managing the nation’s first unabashedly pot-friendly hotel (and two locations no longer in operation). Guests ages 21 to 80 have traveled across the country, coming from mostly prohibition states, to toke legally and among...

by Melia Robinson, Business Insider Happy hour at the Bud+Breakfast inn smells funkier than most. At 4:20, guests pile into the living area for hors d’oeuvres and good company as they light up marijuana pipes and joints. “What happens at...

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on February 20, 2018 in Cannabis News United States Featured

Despite limited product offerings, Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana sales start strong

By Bart Schaneman Pennsylvania’s first days of medical marijuana sales have been limited by a lack of product variety, but overall, business owners are calling the launch a success. While supplies are limited based on only one producer providing product, business owners don’t seem overly concerned about inventory. As of Feb. 15, six dispensaries had begun selling medical cannabis in the form of concentrates and oils: Cresco Yeltrah in Butler Organic Remedies, Enola Keystone Canna Remedies, Bethlehem Solevo, Pittsburgh TerraVida Holistic Center, Sellersville Keystone Shops, Devon “We’re trying to get through the next three weeks as the other growers come online,”...

By Bart Schaneman Pennsylvania’s first days of medical marijuana sales have been limited by a lack of product variety, but overall, business owners are calling the launch a success. While supplies are limited based on only one producer providing product,...

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on February 20, 2018 in Cannabis News United States Featured

Massachusetts Commission Weighs ‘Cannabis Cafes’

By Associated Press By Bob Salsberg   BOSTON (AP) — Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called “cannabis cafes?” The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to regulate the state’s marijuana industry, is expected to decide later this month whether to approve draft regulations that would allow for the licensing of social consumption establishments. The idea has received strong opposition from Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration and from law enforcement officials who warn of public safety and public health risks if such facilities were to open. Baker...

By Associated Press By Bob Salsberg   BOSTON (AP) — Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called “cannabis cafes?” The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to...

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on February 20, 2018 in Cannabis News United States Featured

How legal marijuana could save California’s wildlife from toxic pesticides

Submitted by Marijuana News On 1 January, Proposition 64 was welcomed with open arms and Happy New Year blunts by many Californians. To bring in the new year, the state had become the latest in the US to legalise the drug for recreational use, following years of partial legalisation for medical purposes. Even before full legalisation kicked in, California was already the cannabis capital of the US. “California produces the majority of the marijuana that the US consumes, legal or illegal,” said Dr Mourad Gabriel, an ecologist at the University of California, Davis. While this status has made California popular among cannabis...

Submitted by Marijuana News On 1 January, Proposition 64 was welcomed with open arms and Happy New Year blunts by many Californians. To bring in the new year, the state had become the latest in the US to legalise the drug...

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on February 20, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada Featured

Canadian cannabis business flies 100,000 plants to Vancouver amid real estate shortage

Submitted by Marijuana News As big players search for ample enough space to run their businesses, analysts predict that the beginning of legal weed sales in Canada “will be even bigger than the end of prohibition of alcohol.” As the start date for legal recreational weed in Canada looms near, cannabis startups are scrambling to acquire ample real estate to grow enough weed to satisfy the impending demand. Brokerage firm Jones Lang LaSalle Canada estimates that the eight largest cannabis cultivators in the country will need more than 8 million square feet of space by 2020, according to Bloomberg. On top...

Submitted by Marijuana News As big players search for ample enough space to run their businesses, analysts predict that the beginning of legal weed sales in Canada “will be even bigger than the end of prohibition of alcohol.” As...

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