California’s largest doctors group backs recreational marijuana legalization plan.

Doctors with the California Medical Association announce support of marijuana legalization, saying that regulation would serve public health better than 'ineffective prohibition'. The California initiative would allow anyone age 21 or older to purchase up to an ounce of marijuana and grow up to six pot plants. An excise tax of 15 percent would be imposed on all non-medical sales.
> more @ the cannabist

Pot.Ca recommends a 2 phase approach towards Legalization.
1. Stop the arrests now thru a ministerial letter or another method.
2. Create a smart and respectful legalization system that includes allowing Adult Canadians to grow up to 6-10 plants for personal non-commercial use.
> click here to go to the Pot.Ca Legalization section

Patients' Voices

Canada - Toronto - A Little Girl With Epilepsy Tries Marijuana Oil and has great success.

Alex Repetski's little girl, Gwen, was having 40-50 seizures a day related to her severe epilepsy. Her father decided to take matters into his own hands and try cannabis oil. Gwen has seen huge improvements during this process.

This is a very powerful story/video. - Marijuana.Ca

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34:1 CBD to THC Marijuana strain ratio. Katelyn Faith strain.

USA - Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two medical cannabis operators in the state, announced the creation of a new strain with a higher cannabidiol (CBD) content than any cannabis plant known.
> more @ wday

Marijuana Makes Me Elevated, Not High.

"It's about getting myself out of the way and letting the ideas flow," says Charles, "not every time - but when it works, it works well." Charles (whose name has been changed) is an Oxford-trained philosopher and good friend discussing the effect of cannabis on his writing. Between "straight" and "high" there is a zone we might call "elevated." It's where all parts of the brain are lit up, firing on all cylinders, so to speak, but one is able to direct the bliss into something worthwhile, important and satisfying. "When I return to [what I've written] the next day, or days later," Charles continues, "I'm pleased to discover that I can use maybe 75 percent of it." Cannabis doesn't interfere, says Charles, rather, it "facilitates the flow of ideas from my head to my fingers."

Canada - Nanaimo city council takes step towards regulating medical marijuana dispensaries.

Nanaimo City Council is moving towards regulating marijuana storefronts in the city. Council voted unanimously at it’s regular meeting this week in favour of staff investigating what other cities have done to regulate the industry. Dispensary operators says it’s a step in the right direction but ultimately they’re hoping the federal government will move quickly to legalize marijuana.
> more @ the chek news

USA - Mother wants medical marijuana to help child with rare disease. Ali Herron gets constant seizures
Doctors said a Monroe teenager's life-altering disease is about one in four million in the United States.Ali Herron is one of just a few dozen cases in the country. In an exclusive interview with anchor Liz Foster, Ali's mother spoke about how a medical marijuana trial is giving them hope.
> more @ wsoc tv

Canada - Do Pot and Booze Mix? There’s a Turf War in Canada Over Where to Sell Weed.

"Cannabis and alcohol do not mix well together. Selling both products at the same outlet could promote unintended consequences," said Rielle Capler, an advisor for the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMDC) in a statement released by the group on Wednesday.
> more @ vice

HEMP - press release - Largest Industrial Hemp Expo in United States

The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, Colorado will host the 3rd Annual NoCo Hemp Expo on April 1-2, 2016. The expo will bring together what is bound to be the largest mix of Hempsters under one roof for two spectacular days of hemp education, workshops and hemp-based products.
> more @ digital journal

Featured Medicinal Video

Green Medicine - Chile's Medical Cannabis Revolution 2015 Documentary.
Green Medicine is a new documentary film that gives an insight into the medical cannabis scene in Chile. It follows the story of Daya Foundation, a non-profit organisation, that was granted a licence by the Chilean government to begin Latin America's first legal cannabis grow in 2014.
- via YouTube

Licensed Producer Focus

Canada - Mettrum Receives Health Canada License to Sell Marijuana Extracts. 

From the Mettrum press release: Mettrum is the second company in the industry to have been awarded a license for the production and sale of cannabis extracts."Securing this license is a continuation of our strategy of providing cannabis products, in a variety of formats. Our clients will be able to rely upon a selection of cannabis oils representing each band of the Mettrum Spectrum including our CBD strains. Cannabis extracts provide a level of standardization that cannot be achieved in the flower form, and in some cases, it is a more convenient consumption method," said Michael Haines, Chief Executive Officer of Mettrum. "We are very excited about this new phase for the industry and we look forward to continuing our role as a market leader, and provider, of high quality, cannabis products." 
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Canadian Events

Lift Cannabis Expo. Toronto, Canada.
Medical cannabis tradeshow.
May 28-29, 2016.
> more info

USA Events

November 2015

High Times Cannabis Cup – Amsterdam


December 2015

Emerald Cup


Canadian Licensed Producers That Grow And Sell Medicinal Marijuana

The Licensed Producers listed below, grow and sell a wide range of Indica, Sativa and Hybrid strains.  Please visit the product page on the Licensed Producer's website to learn more about their respective product line.  There is valuable and important information about strain types and the THC & CBD levels contained within each strain.

Each particular strain has a unique combination of both THC and CBD levels (for example, high THC & low CBD, high CBD & low THC, mid THC & mid CBD, among others), which may be suitable for particular ailments.  To learn more about the Licensed Producer and the unique product lines they provide, please visit their respective home page and/or product line page listed below.



Tweed's industry leading strain assortment and product lines are as diverse as the customers who use them. With Tweed's Flagship Strain Guarantee you get the peace of mind that your medicine will always be in stock.

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At Bedrocan we have been growing cannabis for two decades. Over 20,000 patients and governments across seven countries trust our reliability and commitment to integrity. And that commitment can’t stop just with standardized products. Medicine must be affordable.

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Aurora's award winning support staff, culture minded cultivators, laboratory tested products, affordable pricing, and network of cannabis educated doctors are guaranteed to help remove barriers to access. Aurora Cannabis is a community minded, Canadian owned and operated company.

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Our facility is located in Leamington, Ontario, which gives us a growing advantage in our greenhouse. As Canada’s southernmost point, Leamington has one of the longest growing seasons in the country, and is home to the largest concentration of greenhouses nationwide. Aphria is perfectly situated to provide quality natural products that benefit from the many benefits of natural light.

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At Tilray, we’re dedicated to cultivating and delivering the benefits of medical cannabis safely and reliably. Our team of PhDs, botanists and master horticulturists are industry leaders in medical cannabis research and related agricultural sciences. At Tilray, we’re constantly looking for ways to make your experience more efficient and convenient.

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We are proud to be Canadian owned and operated, and adhere to Canada’s Marijuana for Medical Purposes regulations. Our strains are grown hydroponically in a custom-built cutting edge facility, featuring lab-grade paneling, HEPA air filtration, and hygienic surfaces.

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Federally licensed and regulated, CannTrust™ brings more than 40 years of pharmacy and healthcare experience to the Medical Cannabis industry and applies this expertise to produce quality pharmaceutical-grade Medical Cannabis for patients in need.

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The Peace Naturals Project set about to achieve its business objectives in a socially responsible manner. Its transformative model is based on the principles of integrity, transparency, security, compliance and social and environmental sustainability. Part of The Peace Naturals Project’s mission is to facilitate much-needed education and awareness around medical Cannabis as a self-care, Agri-Health solution.

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OrganiGram is a licensed producer of organically grown medical marijuana, committed to raising the quality of life of Canadians by providing industry-leading services.OrganiGram was founded in 2013 in order to provide Canadians all across the country with reliable access to high quality medical marijuana products that they can trust.

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Mettrum™ is a Health Canada licensed producer of medical cannabis and cannabis products, committed to ongoing research, quality production, and superior client service. With decades of combined expertise in the agri-pharma, distribution and technology industries, Mettrum has made educating and resourcing physicians and their patients across Canada a top priority.

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