Tuesday January 27th, 2015
Canada - Josh Haddon, Local Windsor comedian, spinning tale of fighting cancer into book to help others. He uses Medical Marijuana - WindsorStar.com

USA - Study Shows 74% Growth In Marijuana Industry In 2014 - Benzinga.com
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USA - Groundbreaking Conference to Discuss Legalizing Marijuana on Native American Land - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
> more


7 celebrities looking to cash in on the Marijuana industry's 'Green Rush'. Bob Marley's estate, Snoop Dogg, Melissa Etheridge, Wiz Khalifa, Tommy Chong and more.  - Fortune.com
> more 


Report Predicts 18 States Will Legalize Recreational Marijuana by 2020 - Time.com
> more

Florida Republican Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana - HuffingtonPost.com 
> more


Hemp - USA - Tennessee: Want to grow some hemp - legally?
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Monday January 26th, 2015

Canada - What would a Canada with legal Marijuana look like? - Canada.com

Canada - Time to Regulate Marijuana - David Asper - WinnipegFreePress.com
> more


Canada - USA - New marijuana store in Blaine, Washington State, is 10 blocks from the Canadian border. - GlobalNews.Ca
> more


Inherent Vice - Movie

> official website 


USA - 7 states that are next in line to legalize marijuana. California, Nevada, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont and Missouri - RawStory.com
> more

Canada - Former Ontario premier, Ernie Eves (Conservative), joins Jamaican - Canadian - Israeli Medical Marijuana Company, Timeless herbal Care - Globe and Mail 
> more


Hemp - USA - After Congressional Green Light, Scientists Begin Hemp Studies - NPR.Org
> more


 - Friday update did not occur.

Thursday January 22nd, 2015

Coming out as a pot-smoking parent. As The Denver Post’s pot and parenting columnist, Brittany Driver tries to shake the stigma of being a mom who gets high - america.aljazeera.com

Jamaica moves towards Marijuana Decriminalization, Legalisation for Rastafarians and Medical Production - BBC.com
> more


Ernie Eves, Ex-Ontario Premier, Cheers On Marijuana Legalization In Jamaica - HuffingtonPost.Ca
> more


Canada - Ontario - Medical marijuana facility planned in Cobourg. FV Pharma has been waiting 8 months for an inspection from Health Canada - thepeterboroughexaminer.com
> more 


Canada - BC pot grower gets one year in jail and has his assets forfeited. - TheNowNewspaper.com
> more

Marijuana's Surprising Effects On Athletic Performance - BusinessInsider.com
> more


Hemp - USA - Will 2015 bring the Legalization of hemp? - TreeHugger.com
> more


 

Wednesday January 21st, 2015

Canada - Medical marijuana vapour room set to serve veterans with PTSD.
Marijuana For Trauma Inc.'s Oromocto facility is a first for New Brunswick. - CBC.CA

Now Is The Time For Obama To Make A Move On Marijuana - BusinessInsider.com
> more


Police Declare That Things Are Fine In Colorado After Legalization Of Marijuana - MMJObvserver.com
> more


Canada - Lawyer, John Conroy, says medical pot ruling 'ridiculous'. Student with cancer banned from school if he takes his Legal Medical Marijuana. - StarPhoenix.com
> more 


USA - Is marijuana really as dangerous as heroin and LSD? Finally, a welcome legal review by a Federal Judge - LATimes.com
> more

Marijuana Law 101: College weed classes a hot trend - TheCannabist.Co
> more


Hemp - An end to exile: Hemp’s bright American future - SFgate.com
> more


 

Tuesday January 20th, 2015

Canada - Jodie Emery to keep supporting the Liberals despite being denied the opportunity to run for Vancouver East. The Liberals support Marijuana Legalization for Adult Use. They are the only major party that has this position. - Straight.com

USA - Social-conservative lawmaker fights for Legalizing Medical Marijuana. - Philly.com
State Senator Mike Folmer (Republican, Lebanon) says: "I feel like a missionary. I'm a Bible-believing Presbyterian. I don't even drink."
> more


Canada - British Columbia - Medical-marijuana adviser, Tara Caine, opens shop in White Rock. The Releaf Compassion Center. - peacearchnews.com
> more


USA - Legalized marijuana: What Colorado looks like 1 year after Amendment 64. Article and Video. - CBC.CA
CBC's Reg Sherren travels to Denver to see the impact recreational pot sales have had on city
> more 


Canada - Nova Scotia PTSD clinic for veterans and first responders opens in Cole Habour, Nova Scotia. Medical Marijuana prescriptions will be available for those that qualify. Video and Article. - GlobalNews.Ca
> more

Canada - BC - City of Parksville reaches deal with Wildflower Marijuana, a medical marijuana producer - pqbnews.com
> more


Hemp - How hemp seed oil could offer new hope to epilepsy sufferers - Foodnavigator-asia.com
> more


 

Monday January 19th, 2015

Canada - Michael Wileniec smokes medical marijuana to relieve the pain from his hereditary multiple exostoses. This week he was told he can no longer use marijuana, or be under the influence, while at his high school. - LeaderPost.com

Marijuana cookbook to be released this summer - CTVnews.ca
> more


USA - Bill Filed To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New York State - TheWeedBlog.com
> more


Holy smoke: Marijuana Festival comes to Canary Islands - TheLocal.ES
> more 


Adam Koessler: Dad faces jail for giving dying daughter cannabis oil which relieved her symptoms. - mirror.co.uk
"But after giving her the oil mixed with coconut Mr Koessler, from Cairns in Australia, says his daughter showed "miraculous" signs of improvement."
> more

Marijuana legalization in Vermont could bring in $75 million per year - upi.com
> more


Hemp - Alaska Anchorage senator proposes hemp as agricultural crop - mysanantonio.com
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Friday January 16th, 2015

USA - WeedHire Q4 Marijuana Jobs Report & Infographic. Large growth in the number of jobs being created. - Weedhire.com

Can Israel lead the world in Medical Marijuana ?America's Doctor Alan Shackelford, says Israel's openness and its 50-year history of marijuana research puts it in the vanguard of the medical-marijuana field. - HaAretz.com
> more


Pot activist Marc Emery talks shop at UBC - Straight.com
> more


How Do I Thoughtfully Answer My High School Students' Questions About Marijuana? - HuffingtonPost.com
> more 


USA - Colorado Governor Hickenlooper makes marijuana banking priority in State of the State speech -TheCannabist.co
> more

Australia - Father allowed to see cancer-stricken 2 year old daughter he allegedly gave cannabis oil. - theguardian.com
> more


Hemp - The Man Who Brought Hemp to Kentucky - ModernFarmer.com
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Thursday January 15th, 2015

Foria, A Marijuana-Infused Sex Spray To Hit Stores in Colorado - time.com

Canada - There's now 60 medical marijuana dispensaries in Vancouver. 40 opened after April 1, 2014, - cbc.ca
> more


How Long is My Marijuana Good For? Leafly's Guide to Storing Marijuana. - Leafly.com
> more


Press Release - CanniMed Starter Program Unveiled to Support Physicians with Medical Cannabis Dosing and Delivery
> more 


USA - Texas - Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Texas Medical Marijuana Legalization - TheWeedBlog.com
> more

Australia - Kyneton Christian group launches medical marijuana petition - transcontinental.com.au
> more


Hemp - What Is Hemp? Understanding The Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana - MedicalJane.com
> more


 

Wednesday January 14th, 2015

Canada - “Tough on crime” fails Canada (Op-ed) - TheMuse.ca
"Mandatory minimum sentences for harmless substances like marijuana make this situation even worse."

Canada - Medical Marijuana oil advocate who had prostate cancer still hopes for clinical trials in Canada - TheTelegram.com
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USA - Marijuana Industry Takes More Steps Toward Viability - AssociationsNow.com
> more


Marijuana Legalization Is Changing Fashion, Clothing, Jewellery, Bodycare products and more. - psfk.com  
> more 


Italian Marijuana growers 'inspired' by British film, Saving Grace - TheLocal.It
> more

USA - Washington D.C. challenges Congress to halt marijuana legalization in nation’s capital - WashingtonPost.com
> more


Hemp - Halifax couple constructs eco-friendly home from hemp concrete/hempcrete. - ctvnews.ca
> more


 

Tuesday January 13th, 2015

Canada - Federal Health Canada ad policy impedes doctors, Medical Marijuana growers say - Globe and Mail

USA - Native American Tribe plans Medical Marijuana farm - SanLuisSobispo.com
> more


Poll: Marijuana legalization, taxation supported by 50 percent of Michigan voters. The State of Michigan borders Ontario, Canada. - MLive.com
> more


USA - Can medical marijuana curb the heroin epidemic? - TheConversation.com  
"...research has shown that marijuana, while still criminalized at the federal level, can be effective as a substitute for treating opioid addicts and preventing overdoses."
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USA - New Zealand - For the first time in her life, 7-year-old Jade Guest is holding on to her mother, giggling, and smiling every day. Jade is no longer a 'floppy noodle' thanks to medical marijuana - Stuff.co.nz
> more

Ethical Questions of Investing in Marijuana & Medical Marijuana. - NYtimes.com
> more


Hemp - Maligned and Banned: The American comeback of industrial hemp. - SFgate.com
> more


 

Monday January 12th, 2015

Canada - Nova Scotia - James MacDonald, who has Crohn's disease, and suffers from anxiety and depression, sentenced to 60 days in jail for growing Medical Marijuana. His Medical Marijuana license had expired. - ngnews.ca

New Funding For Privateer Highlights Marijuana’s Massive Market In The U.S.
Major investment firm Founders Fund (Started by Peter Thiel of Paypal), worth $2 billion. Previously had invested in facebook, spotify  spacex, now betting big on marijuana. Until now, it's been a few rich individuals who secretly funded burgeoning pot companies, but for the first time, a major investment firm is going to put multimillion dollars behind marijuana. A move that will open the floodgates for more investments. Watershed for the entire industry. - TechCrunch.com
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Canada - Ontario - Owen Sound Medical Marijuana operation will offer variety of well-paying jobs: CEO - OwenSoundtimes.com
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USA - The busiest Marijuana store in Washington State did $3.2 million in sales between July - December 2014 - SeattlePi.com  
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Canada - BC - Summerland - Couple defends supplier of medical marijuana oil used to treat Summerland tot, Kyla Williams - KelownaDailyCourier.ca
> more

The Marijuana Queen of Beverly Hills, Cheryl Shuman - New York Times
> more


Hemp - Hemp's Legality Has Stunted Research, But That's Starting To Change - kunc.org
> more


 

Friday's Update was cancelled due to technical difficulties.

Thursday January 8th, 2015

USA - Legal Marijuana sales could top $10 billion by 2018 - Marketplace.Org

USA - Mother: "Medical marijuana is a 'miracle drug' for my son." He gets it in his food. He used to have up to 200 seizures a day. The seizures are now all but gone, and he is becoming more responsive. He uses Medical Marijuana that has low THC and a significant amount of CBD. He doesn't get high from his medicine. - king5.com
> more


Mainstream Investors - Peter Thiel's Privateer Founders Fund, a 2 billion dollar fund, will invest in Marijuana Companies. Peter Thiel was an initial cofounder of Paypal. The Fund made a multi million dollar investment in a $75 milliion Series B round established by Privateer. Business Insider said Privateer is worth $425 million. - cbsnews.com
> more


USA - How to buy pot legally - CNN  
> more 


Florida Man wearing 'I have drugs' T-shirt accused of having drugs, charged with possession of meth and pot - canoe.ca
> more

Canada - Ontario - Plans announced for medical marijuana company in Owen Sound. Will employ up to 100 people, full time. 155,000 square feet - OwenSoundTimes.com
> more


Hemp - Interview with Mike Fata from Manitoba Hemp - atlanticfarmfocus.ca
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Wednesday January 7th, 2015

Canada - An Interview with Mitchell Nixon, MMPR Patient. - LiftCannabis.Ca
"What do you use medical marijuana for? I use it for severe pain and arthritis in my ankle." 

Washington D.C. Mayor Agrees That Marijuana Legalization Can Proceed Despite Anti-Drug Rider - Reason.com
> more


Research Shows Marijuana offers Relief Potential for Parkinsons and Dystonia Sufferers - LiftCannabis.Ca
> more


Canada - Canadian lawyers see opportunities as medical marijuana industry changes - TheGuardian.com
Top corporate law firm, Bennett Jones, hopes to benefit if legal hurdles to commercial marijuana trade can be overcome but grow-your-own medical users fear being priced out.  
> more 


Canada - GrowPros Marijuana investment firm aims to reduce costs for patients and overhead for startups - MetroNews.Ca
> more

USA - One ex-pothead does not evidence for marijuana's dangers make - Paul Armentano - LAtimes.com
> more


Hemp - Colorado hemp industry poised to take off in 2015, growers say - Gazette.com
> more


 

Tuesday January 6th, 2015

9 year old Epileptic Girl, Alexis Bortell, Fights For Right To use Medical Marijuana to control her seizures. - kcentv.com

USA - Attend The National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference 2015
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Colorado says it's 'Good to Know' about marijuana. Colorado tries ‘bright, neighbourly’ approach to marijuana education after complaints - CanadianBusiness.com
> more


Marijuana-infused baked brie cheese - TheCannabist.Co
> more 


Australia - Nimbin to host medicinal marijuana workshop - echo.net.au
> more

Bedrocan Cannabis is my top stock pick for 2015, says M Partners’ Pearlstein - CanTechLetter.com
> more


Hemp - Gone Hemp: Your skin will drink up this Earthly Body oil spray (review)
> more


 

Monday January 5th, 2015

Canada - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau urges ‘evidence-based approach’ on marijuana and prosititution laws. He and the Liberal Party support Marijuana Legalizationa and Regulation for Adult Use -  Globe and Mail

Canada - College of Family Physicians of Canada Organization Releases Guidelines for Prescribing Medical Marijuana for Pain - MedicalJane.com
> more


UK - Davenport boy is part of FDA-approved marijuana study for kids with severe epilepsy - qctimes.com
> more


Israel's new potential medical marijuana farmers have high hopes. At least 10 Israeli farmers are vying for government permits to grow the profitable, in-demand crop. The only downer is that Israel doesn't allow exports.
> more 


Canada - Ontario - Some residents oppose locations of medical marijuana facilities - 72 comments so far to this article - NiagaraFallsReview.Ca
> more

USA - Former Alaska Senator Mike Gravel to head a marijuana products company. Gravel, 84, will run KUSH, a subsidiary of publicly traded Cannabis Sativa Inc, where Gravel previously served nine months on the board of directors, the company said in a statement. - NYdailyNews.com
> more


Hemp - Hemp Electrodes Could Improve the Cost and Performance of Superconductors - GreenTechMedia.com
> more


 

Wednesday December 31st, 2014

2015 is going to be a great year.
Next Marijuana.Ca update will be on Monday January 5th, 2015.

USA - Karl Racine, Washington DC's newly elected attorney general, says marijuana legalization can go forward - vox.com

Canada - Interview with - Pot activist and nudist, Mary Jean Dunsdon aka ‘Watermelon’. Audio and video - TheProvince.com 
> more


Cleansing the Lungs. - www.Learni.st
The lungs are one of our primary detoxification organs, and are exposed to large amounts of pollutants in the air each day. Learn how to support and restore your lung health. 
> more


2014: A Great Year for Marijuana Smokers - By Keith Stroup of NORML - Marijuana.com
> more 


Marijuana.com Stoner of the Year: Sarah Silverman - Marijuana.com
> more

USA - The Big Pharma Marijuana Scam of 2015 - HighTimes.com
> more


Hemp - The Beauty of Hemp Seed Oil - medicaljane.com
> more


 

Tuesday December 30th, 2014

Canada - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau: Harper Approach To Pot Not Working. Trudeau says Control and Regulate it. Article and radio interview. - cjob.com

USA - Marijuana Industry to Create 200,000 Jobs in 2015, Generate $21 Billion By 2020 - Marijuana.com 
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Canada - CAMH study shows that 14 percent of Ontario adults used Marijuana in 2014. CAMH supports the Legalization of Marijuana for Adult Use. CAMH - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. - LeaderPost.com
> more


USA - Idaho Family Wants To Legalize Medical Marijuana To Help 6 Year Old Son who gets severe seizures - TheWeedBlog.com
> more 


Canada - Q&A with Tweed Marijuana co-founder Bruce Linton - OBJ.CA
> more

Canada - 'Free' pot offered by Vancouver medical marijuana dispensary. In actuality, you get a free gram after a $30 purchase - cbc.ca
> more


Hemp - New Year’s Revolutions: The Return of the US Hemp Industry - TheLeafOnline.com
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Monday December 29th, 2014

USA - ABC news video - 'This Week' Game Changer: Marijuana Legalization. We have reached the tipping point. - ABC News

Australia - Medical Marijuana help sought for Angus, 2, who has a severe form of epilepsy - couriermail.com.au 
> more


USA - Alabama Family look to marijuana oil as seizure treatment for Carly Chandler, 3 years old - bradenton
> more


Getting High Safely: Aspen Launches Marijuana Education Campaign - npr.org
> more 


New challenge for chefs: making pot taste good - SeattleTimes.com 
> more

Marijuana and its road back to acceptance - UTSanDiego.com
> more


Hemp - Where There's Smoke, There's Power: Yet Another Use for Hemp - SputnikNews.com
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Wednesday December 24th, 2014

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from Marijuana.Ca
Next update will be on Monday December 29, 2014 

USA - Why 2014 was the year of Marijuana - WashingtonPost.com
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‘High Maintenance’ web TV show Creators Say Show is About More Than Marijuana - Marijuana.Com
 
> article link


USA - Westboro Baptist Church to protest ‘pot-smoking, filthy Colorado pervs!’ - TheCannabist.Co
The church's anti-pot tip: 'GOD HATES YOUR SORCERIES!'
> more


U.S. Virgin Islands Decriminalize Marijuana. A fine instead of a criminal record for under an ounce. - viconsortium.com
> more 


Children will get access to medical marijuana in Illinois, USA - ChicagoTribune.com 
> more

Cancer and Marijuana: How I learned to stop worrying and love Medical Marijuana. by Xeni Jardin - BoingBoing.Net
> more


Hemp - Hats, Shirts, Milk — The Hempest Has It All, And It’s All Made Of Hemp - MintPressNews.com
> more


 

Tuesday December 23rd, 2014

Canada - Marijuana goes mainstream in Canada. As attitudes to marijuana mellow, Legalization is next. - HuffingtonPost.Ca
> more

BBC correspondent, Quentin Sommerville, can't stop giggling while reporting at the scene of 8 tons of drugs that are being burned - You Tube
 
> you tube link


Canada - While some doctors are hesitant to prescribe, Windsor to host Medical Marijuana clinic. WindsorStar.com
> more


Uruguay authorizes 1,200 marijuana growers. - FoxNews.com
> more 


Joe Cocker has died. Rest in Peace.
 
> Now Magazine article link

USA - Some South Dakota Native American tribes are interested in growing and selling Legal Marijuana - ArgusLeader.com
> more


Hemp - USA - New York - Governor Andrew Cuomo signs hemp research bill - PressConnects.com
> more


 

Monday December 22nd, 2014

How THC From Medical Marijuana Can Kill Cancer Cells - Dr. Christina Sanchez

> more

Canada - Life Real Loud. Book Review - John Lefebvre, Canadian pot-loving multimillionaire, recounts his life’s journey - macleans.ca
> more


Canada - Aphria interview and article. A Licensed Medical Marijuana grower and seller - windsorstar.com
> more


Which Is Healthier: Marijuana or Alcohol? - yahoo.com
> more 


USA - What Were The Top Marijuana Moments Of 2014? - TheWeedblog.com 
> more

USA - Press Release - Customers at Colorado's Grass Station Say They're Enjoying the Experience of Legally Purchasing Marijuana this Year to Give as Christmas Presents to Friends and Family
> more


Hemp - Nabis Naturals, Hemp-based skincare company develops more products - TaosNews.com
> more


 

Friday December 19th, 2014

Canada - National Post -  Conservative anti-pot ads inadvertently offer a case for Legalizing Marijuana - Chris Selley
> more

 - Breaking The Taboo documentary now available for free on Netflix. A documentary about the failed War on Drugs. Narrated by Morgan Freeman and featuring prominent statesmen including President Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, Breaking The Taboo follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo and expose one of the biggest failures of global policy in decades.  - via Sundog Pictures and Spray Filmes
> more


Canada - Health Canada Anti-marijuana ad's 'fear-mongering' angers CBC readers - CBC.CA
> more


Lebanon agriculture minister urges Marijuana cultivation for export - DailyStar.com.lb
> more


Canada - Medical Marijuana prices are too high, users say. New rules limit medicinal producers. - WinnipegFreePress.com
> more 


Medical Marijuana Webinar Series. By The Canadian AIDS Society. Interview with Dr. Danial Schecter. Made possible through a financial contribution from Tweed. 
> more

Canada - Tweed Medical Marijuana operation to expand by 10x to 350,000 square feet, and grow 18 million grams of marijuana per year - chch.com
> more


Hemp - Everybody Must Get Hemp. In many ways, hemp is like a miracle crop and yet we can't grow it because it is related to marijuana. That needs to change. - CivilBeat.com
> more


 

Thursday December 18th, 2014

USA - The US Congress and President Obama Just Made It Easier to Buy and Sell Medical Marijuana - BusinessWeek.com
> more

Canada - Cannapply : Marijuana patient referral group sees surging demand in Calgary - MetroNews.Ca 
> more


Canada - Anti-marijuana ad's dubious claim a scary hit with parents - CBC.CA
Anti-marijuana ads tested with parents get strong reaction for IQ claims, despite researchers' doubts
> more


USA - Colorado Funds Multiple Studies On Marijuana's Medical Possibilities - HuffingtonPost.com
> more 


Yoga class in San Francisco adds marijuana for relaxation - sfchronicle.com 
> more

Peter Thiel's Fund Eyes A $75 million Investment In A $425 Million Marijuana Startup, Privateer - BusinessInsider.com
> more


Hemp - USA Federal spending bill adds hemp industry protection - courier-journal.com
> more


 

Wednesday December 17th, 2014

USA -The Federal War on Medical Marijuana is Over. - Josh Harkinson - MotherJones.com
> more

Howard Stern Talks Weed With Seth Rogen & James Franco. - Marijuana.com  
> more


Canada - BC - Tilray Medical Marijuana company looks to create 275 more jobs in city. They currently employ 100 people. - nanaimodailynews.com
> more


USA - Medical marijuana research projects getting state funding in Colorado.  Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. - WeyburnReview.com
> more 


Could Marijuana be used to treat epilepsy? Boy, 12, is one of the first patients to trial radical new treatment - Dailymail.co.uk 
> more

Peter Thiel considering 75 million dollar investment in Marijuana sector. - cnbc.com
> more


Hemp - Make it a hempy holiday. Gift guide - TheCannabist.co
> more


 

Tuesday December 16th, 2014

Canada - Federal government loses court appeal to stop Medical Marijuana patients from growing Medical Marijuana at home. - CBC.CA
Full trial at the Supreme Court of Canada begins in February 2015.
> more

Parkinson’s Disease and Medical Marijuana: An Overview - MedicalJane.com  
> more


USA - Ten Years of Hard Work Turns into Historic Marijuana Victory in the US Congress - HuffingtonPost.com
> more


Press Release - Bedrocan Canada - Financial and Operational Highlights from Bedrocan's Third Quarter Results
> more 


USA - Texas Legislature Will Consider Reducing Penalties for Marijuana Possession - bigcountryhomepage.com 
> more

Legalize It. Marijuana on a high in 2014. - TicoTimes.Net
> more


Hemp - Hemp harvest legal in Colorado for first time - DenverPost.com
> more


 

Monday December 15th, 2014

Uruguay opens its first Marijuana fair. Marijuana is now Legal in Uruguay for Adult use. - skynews.com.au
> more

Canada - Key dates in the evolution of Canadian attitudes, laws regarding Marijuana. - kelownadailycourier.ca  
> more


USA - Jamestown S'Klallam, American Native Tribe, are considering whether to grow and sell Marijuana, now that it is allowed - peninsuladailynews.com
> more


Canada - New medical marijuana system sees growth, but beset by complaints - ctvnews.ca
> more 


Marijuana growers sprout on Wall Street as pot goes public. - Mashable.com
> more

Canadian medical marijuana company PharmaCan to go public - reuters.com
> more


Hemp - You May Think This Is An Ordinary Car, But It’s Actually Made Entirely Out Of Hemp - mtlblog.com
> more


 

Friday December 12th, 2014

USA - Big Victory!
The US Congress ends War on Medical Marijuana in States where it's Legal. - sfgate.com
The bill is expected to be passed by the Senate and signed by President Obama.
The bill blocks the use of Department of Justice funds to “prevent [medical marijuana states] from implementing their own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana.”
* There are a range of opinions about the implications of this. Marijuana.Ca will follow this closely and post updates.
> more

USA - Native American reservations are now free to Legalize Marijuana, Grow it and Sell it. - WashingtonPost.com
> more


Canada - Press Release - Tweed (Medical Marijuana Company) Provides Support to The Canadian AIDS Society
> more


USA - President Obama backs D.C. vote to legalize pot - usatoday.com
> more 


USA - Why People Are Eating Mangoes Before Smoking Marijuana - mtlblog.com
> more

USA - Comedian Tommy Chong's Plan To Become Legal Pot's Sam Walton. Tommy Chong is Canadian. - forbes.com
> more


Hemp - Hemp finding new customers as a source of alternative protein - producer.com
> more


 

Thursday December 11th, 2014

USA - 2014 was a breakthrough year for marijuana - qz.com
> more

Aurora Leveroni. Nonna Marijuana. Meet The 91-Year-Old Grandmother Who Might Be The World’s Greatest Marijuana Chef - vice.com
> more



Canada - Some Medical Marijuana patients upset over Tweed’s ‘light-hearted’ news release - MetroNews.Ca
> more


USA - Congress - Medical marijuana wins but Marijuana Legalization in D.C. loses in congressional spending deal - news.yahoo.com
> more 


USA - Mother, Angela Brown, Thrown in Jail for Trying to Save Her Son’s Life with Marijuana Oil. Faces up to two years in jai. Trey Brown, her son, has regular seizures related to a traumatic brain injury. - FirstToKnow.com
> more


The Secret History of Marijuana in Japan - GlobalResearch.Ca
> more


Hemp - Local Lawmaker, Farmer On Board For Hemp Growth In Virginia - wset.com
> more


 

Wednesday December 10th, 2014

Uruguay - One Year After Uruguay Legalized Marijuana. - mic.com
> more

PTSD and Marijuana: The Fight to Get Veterans Some Medical Marijuana. - RollingStone.com
Doctors and soldiers are fighting for medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress
> more


USA - Washington D.C. Marijuana Law Blocked By Congress, But There May Be A Loophole - HuffingtonPost.com
> more


USA - Budget Bill Curbs Federal Medical Marijuana and Hemp Enforcement by the DEA - StopTheDrugWar.Org
> more 


UK - 71 year old Medical Marijuana advocate and pensioner, Eric Mann, is given a suspended jail term after admitting growing and supplying the herb - WalesOnline.co.uk
> more

The Key To Rebranding Marijuana Is More Soccer Mom And Less Bob Marley. The marketing mavericks behind Cannabrand do everything from logo creation to websites to social media management. - FastCompany.com
> more


Hemp - Kentucky Now Taking Hemp Applications. - TheLeafOnline.com
> more


 

Tuesday December 9th, 2014

Canada - Book - War on Drugs: A failed experiment. by Paula Mallea - Rabble.Ca
> more

The ‘Marijuana Middle’ is the New Drug Policy Majority - Bloomberg.com
> more


USA - Who's Really Fighting Legal Marijuana. Big Pharma and Big Tobacco fund these anti-marijuana efforts. - USnews.com
> more


USA - What's Next for Marijuana Legalization? By Rob Kampia, Director of the Marijuana Policy Project. - huffingtonpost.com
> more 


Musician Tyga invests $5M in gold in rolling papers - canoe.ca
> more

USA - Colorado OKs marijuana credit union - USAtoday.com
> more


Hemp - UK - Hemp food company, called Good Hemp Food, is a business success. - northdevonjournal.co.uk
> more


 

Monday December 8th, 2014

Why Parents of Children with Epilepsy Are Increasingly Turning to Marijuana - yahoo.com
> more

The green gold rush. Privateer Holdings estimates that the global sales of Marijuana, largely illegal, amount to between $150 billion and $200 billion dollars per year. - tbnewswatch.com
> more


USA - Pot industry does Lobbying on Capitol Hill - usatoday.com
> more


USA - Thousands to Receive CBD Hemp Oil to Treat Seizures Thanks to Stanley Brothers' Expansion - koaa.com
> more 


‘Designer strains’ of Marijuana could cure more ills. An Israeli crop developer aims at maximizing marijuana’s medical benefits while reducing its high - timesofisrael.com
> more

Australia - Changing marijuana laws could pay off for North Queensland cane farmers - abc.net.au
> more


Hemp - Gone Hemp: The Wonder Seed plays to the spa crowd (review). Body care products. - TheCannabist.Co
> more


 

Friday December 5th, 2014

USA - The 8 Biggest Victories in 2014 That Prove Legal Marijuana Is Unstoppable. - mic.com
> more

Canada - Press Release - Bedrocan receives Medical Marijuana license renewal from Health Canada - stockhouse.com
> more


USA - Stanley brothers expanding production of Marijuana-based oil to help reduce seizures - gazette.com
> more


USA - Oaksterdam University. A marijuana school offering substanial education. - marketwatch.com
> more 


Canada - Medical Marijuana Industry edition - Chris Parry - Stockhouse.com
> more

USA - Illinois -  A Lot Of Folks Want Their Medical Marijuana. - chicagoist.com
> more


Hemp - Enviroshake: your lifetime roof alternative. Hemp and Polymber. - niagarathisweek.com
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Thursday December 4th, 2014

Canada - Conservative MP Tim Uppal's Brother Arrested In Marijuana Drug Bust. - HuffingtonPost.Ca
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Canada - Producers and Sellers of Medical Marijuana grapple with new advertising standards - nanaimodailynews.com 
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USA - Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland “Drug War Has Failed” - netnewsledger.com
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USA - Parents Face Long Drives For Medical Marijuana for their kids with serious illnesses like severe epilepsy. - minnesota.cbslocal.com
> more 


Can this medical marijuana alternative help relieve your aging pet's pain? - sheknows.com
> more

USA - Washington D.C. Bans Pot Testing of Job Applicants until the employer has made a conditional job offer - nbcwashington.com
> more


Hemp - Canada & USA - Opportunities in hemp opening up. U.S. farmers are about to get into the hemp game — but longtime players here in Canada have a business plan to win the day - Country-Guide.Ca 
> more


 

Wednesday December 3rd, 2014

Canada - Should Canada Legalize Marijuana for Adult use, like in Uruguay? - Globe and Mail
> more

Canada - Medical Marijuana Update from Stockhouse.com: Satori RTO, Aphria goes LP, Majescor bails
> more


USA - Is pot legalization actually working? Yes, and here are three reasons why. - TheCannabist.Co 
> more


Legalization of Marijuana: What About the Kids? - HuffingtonPost.com
"Safety First: A Reality-Based Approach to Teens and Drugs."
> more


Canada - B.C. judge gives absolute discharge for man caught growing 414 pot plants. - metronews.ca
The court was told that Santos, 40, grew the pot as medical marijuana for himself and gave the rest away to others in need of medical marijuana. 
> more 


Canada - BC - Tilray, Medical Marijuana Grower and Distributor, Seeking to Expand. - nanaimobusinessnews.ca
> more

Australia - Marijuana Company CEO Wants To Be The 'George Clooney of Medical Cannabis' And Is Gearing Up For ASX Listing - BusinessInsider.com.au
> more


Hemp - Eats shoots and leaves: High on Health from hemp. - independent.ie
Hemp sales are hopping, says Susan Jane White, who puts it in her kids' lunchboxes almost every day. 
> more


 

Tuesday December 2nd, 2014

Canada - Barrie-Innisfil Liberals debate legalizing marijuana in town hall meeting - simcoe.com
> more

Canada - Aphria, Leamington grower, to start shipping Medical Marijuana - windsorstar.com 
> more


Legal Pot In The U.S. Is Undercutting Mexican Marijuana Grown For The Drug Cartels - NPR.ORG
> more


Colorado is both killing and supplying Mexico's marijuana industry - csindy.com
> more 


Medical marijuana a growing choice of PTSD victims - ReviewJournal.com
> more

Canada - The New Advertising Restrictions And What It Means For Tweed - blog - Tweed.com
> more


Hemp - Hemp sunglasses sales suggest cannabis shades will be a big hit from the bonkers minds of two students - DailyRecord.co.uk 
> more


 

Monday December 1st, 2014

Uruguay- Former President Vazquez wins Uruguay’s runoff, groundbreaking National Marijuana Legalization Plan will continue forward! - CBC.CA 
> more

USA - Washington D.C. Council Moves Ahead With Marijuana Legalization In The Nation's Capital. - Forbes.com 
> more


Canada - Health Canada's medical marijuana ad restrictions come off as hypocritical with $5M anti-pot campaign - News.yahoo.com
> more


Canada - Ontario - Aphria Company. Medical Marijuana Facility In Leamington. - BlackburnNews.com
> more 


Medical Marijuana 101: What Does A Dispensary Worker Need To Know? - wbur.org
> more

USA - Alaska - The Green Rush: Marijuana businesses, associations gear up. adn.com
> more


Hemp - Australia hemp - Hunter set to become hemp hub. A group of farmers want to produce hemp planks to make pallets for transporting goods. - abc.net.au
> more


 

 

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Weekly - Friday Jan 10, 2014

Food Banks Canada - Canada Org
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Music

> Reuben And The Dark webpage


> Feist webpage



> Stars website
 

Art

- Rumi website (Poet)
> site


- Tony Cole
 - Photographer
Photo - the drowned and the saved
> photo

  

- AscLePia - Photographer
Photo - My sweet kitty
> photo


- Paul Baggaley - Photographer
Photo - Windy Day
> photo

 


Music / Food Toronto
 - Downtown
 
 

Horseshoe Tavern
370 Queen Street West (corner of Queen St W & Spadina)
416.598.4226
> site 
Live Music.  Drink.  Food.

 

Lee's Palace
529 Bloor Street W.  Bloor, Near Bathurst
416.532.1598
> site
Live Music and Drink

 

Massey Hall
178 Victoria Street
416.87.4255
> site
Live Music

 
 

 
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