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Cannabis now allowed on some outdoor patios in BC

The BC government now allows cannabis smoking or vaping on the same outdoor patios cigarette smoking is allowed. Any restaurants, bars, festivals that allow outdoor smoking can now give the...

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Thailand looks set to crack down on legal pot market with ban on 'recreational' use

BANGKOK (AP) — Two years after Thailand made pot legal, the country appears set to crack down on its freewheeling drug market with a ban on “recreational” use. Legal cannab...

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German man arrested in Russia for allegedly smuggling cannabis gummies

A Moscow court on Wednesday remanded a German citizen into custody after his arrest over possession of cannabis gummies and accusations of smuggling drugs, Russian state news agency Tass said....

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Man sentenced to life in prison for killing 4 workers at Oklahoma pot farm

KINGFISHER, Okla. (AP) — A man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing four workers at an Oklahoma marijuana farm in 2022. Chen Wu pleaded guilty at a court he...

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Spiritleaf Vernon provides a growing array of cannabis products

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Sarah Ballantyne will often tell a customer at her Vernon cannabis retail store to say hi to his or her mom for her. It’s not that the owner of the Spiritleaf outlet necessarily knows the mo...

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Cannabis company Canopy Growth reports $216.8M Q3 net loss

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. reported a net loss of $216.8 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $264.4 million a year earlier. The cannabis company says the loss...

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Aurora Cannabis buys Australian medical pot firm as losses continue

Aurora Cannabis Inc. bolstered its international presence Thursday with a deal to buy the 90 per cent of Australian medical cannabis company MedReleaf Australia it didn't already own. Th...

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As investors pile into psychedelics, idealism gives way to pharma economics

Money is pouring into the fledgling psychedelic medicine industry, with dozens of startup companies vying to be among the first to sell mind-expanding drugs for depression, addiction and other men...

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California could legalize psychedelic therapy after rejecting 'magic mushroom' decriminalization

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A pair of California lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill on Tuesday to allow people 21 and older to consume psychedelic mushrooms under professional supervision...

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Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders: study

Cannabis use may increase the risk of developing a new anxiety disorder or worsen existing anxiety, a large Ontario study suggests. The study looked at health data of 12 million people betwe...

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