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CannTrust CEO was warned over illicit pot growing: former compliance worker

TORONTO - A former director of quality and compliance at CannTrust Holdings Inc. says he warned the company's chief executive that Health Canada could levy penalties if the firm grew cannabis...

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Former CannTrust compliance worker says unlicensed growing 'very openly' discussed

TORONTO - A former director of quality and compliance at CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the growth of cannabis in unlicensed rooms was "very openly discussed" at the pot company. &ld...

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Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

OTTAWA - The federal government has announced a panel of experts that will lead a statutory review of the country's Cannabis Act. Panel members include Dr. Oyedeji Ayonrinde, an associat...

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Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. -  Brenna Eller, the Smiths Falls, Ont. pot company's vice-president of communications, says the move is meant to help the company reach profitability. She...

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CannTrust execs linked to unlicensed growing caused 'incredible' damage, court hears

TORONTO - A lawyer representing Ontario's securities regulator says three former executives whose cannabis company was caught growing pot in unlicensed rooms were in positions to disclose the...

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Thai marijuana boosters rally to keep drug decriminalized

BANGKOK (AP) — Wearing T-shirts emblazoned with marijuana motifs and handling out samples, around 200 backers of Thailand’s liberalized marijuana regulations rallied Tuesday at Governm...

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New York issues first licenses for legal pot dispensaries

NEW YORK (AP) — New York issued its first 36 cannabis dispensary licenses on Monday, taking a monumental step in establishing a legal — and lucrative — marketplace for recreation...

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New York hasn't licensed any pot shops, yet they abound

NEW YORK (AP) — Eager, anxious and frustrated, Yuri Krupitsky is waiting to find out whether he'll get to open one of the first legal recreational marijuana shops in New York state....

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Walz says Minnesota Legislature could legalize pot in 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The chances for legalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota got a huge boost from the Democratic sweep in the state’s elections, and Gov Tim Walz confirmed Fr...

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