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New cannabis-infusing facility looking for approval in Kamloops

A Kamloops business is seeking temporary approval from city council to produce cannabis-infused products.

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Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

LEAMINGTON, Ont. - Cannabis company Tilray Inc., which merged with Aphria Inc. earlier this year, says it will close a Nanaimo, B.C., office and facility.

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iN PHOTOS: Magic mushroom facility in Princeton taking shape

Construction is nearing completion on two 10,000 square foot facilities in Princeton that will be used to grow and research magic mushrooms.

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Illegal marijuana farms take American West's water in ‘blatant theft’

LA PINE, Ore. (AP) — Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it.

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Director tapped for medical marijuana commission in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State Treasurer John McMillan has quit to take over a new state panel dealing with medical marijuana and will be replaced by Young Boozer, who previously served two terms in the office, the governor's office said Friday.

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Court blocks drive for more marijuana in Michigan college town

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals has blocked an effort to increase the number of marijuana businesses to 10 from three in a mid-Michigan college town.

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South Dakota lawmakers reject handful of medical pot rules

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers on Monday rejected a handful of rules proposals governing medical marijuana from Gov. Kristi Noem's administration but approved the bulk of the program.

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Judge: County in California can't ban water delivery to pot farmers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled Northern California county officials can't stop trucks from delivering water to Hmong farmers who are illegally growing marijuana, saying the practice raises “serious questions” about racial discrimination and leaves the growers without a source of water for drinking, bathing and growing food.

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Cannabis industry wants changes to regulations limiting pot beverage sales

TORONTO - When cannabis beverages first hit the market in early 2020, industry players saw the products as a way to bolster flagging revenues and attract new consumers who otherwise might not purchase pot products.

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Study finds cannabis use associated with higher risk of heart attack in young adults

A study led by Toronto researchers suggests recent cannabis use is associated with a higher risk of heart attack in younger adults, with a stronger association among frequent users.

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Boston Beer Company to make cannabis-infused beverages with two Ontario companies

TORONTO - A subsidiary of the Boston Beer Company Inc. will produce non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beverages with the help of two Ontario companies.

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Illegal cannabis extraction lab discovered during West Kelowna wildfire evacuations

While evacuating homes as the Mt. Law wildfire threatened this past weekend, a conservation officer stumbled on an alleged drug lab.

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New Brunswick cannabis producers to be able to sell their products at their own facilities

FREDERICTON - Licensed cannabis producers in New Brunswick now have the option to sell their own products on-site at their facilities.

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Fire and Flower buying PotGuide cannabis website for US$8.5M in cash and shares

TORONTO - Cannabis retailer Fire and Flower Holdings Corp. has signed a deal to buy the company behind the PotGuide cannabis website for US$8.5 million in cash and shares.

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Alaskan marijuana retailer again offering onsite smoking

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A marijuana retailer in Ketchikan is again offering onsite consumption of cannabis, months after the pandemic temporarily shuttered that part of the business.

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Jay Baruchel talks cannabis legalization in Canadian Audible original 'Highly Legal'

TORONTO - Canadian comedy star Jay Baruchel's penchant for pot began with his discovery of a severe alcohol allergy.

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Judge allows wrapper as evidence in New Brunswick cannabis cupcake court martial

OROMOCTO, N.B. - A military judge ruled Friday that a cupcake wrapper that tested positive for the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana will be allowed as evidence in a court martial in New Brunswick.

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Judge reserves decision to exclude evidence in cannabis cupcake court martial in N.B.

OROMOCTO, N.B. - A military judge has reserved her decision on an application to exclude evidence at the court martial of a New Brunswick soldier accused of giving cannabis-laced cupcakes to a group of Canadian Armed Forces members.

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