Province Announces Multiple Taxes on Legal Pot

Markups of 9% and 75 cents; plus retailers will have to pay 6% of revenues. The province has announced its markups on legal pot. Come October, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries will apply markups of $0.75 per gram on recreational cannabis, plus an addition…

Markups of 9% and 75 cents; plus retailers will have to pay 6% of revenues. The province has announced its markups on legal pot. Come October, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries will apply markups of $0.75 per gram on recreational cannabis, plus an additional nine per cent. Retailers will have to pay, too, contributing six per cent of their revenues to a "social responsibility fee." - Read the entire article at CBC News.

Germany Relaunches Cannabis Tender After Scuttling First Bid

At least three companies will be selected to grow 10,400 kilograms of medical cannabis in Germany over the next four years. A week after cancelling its first cannabis tender, the German government is once again inviting marijuana growers to apply for the country’s first legal cultivation licenses. On Friday, Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) put out a call for 10,400 kilograms of medical cannabis, to be grown in-country over the next…
At least three companies will be selected to grow 10,400 kilograms of medical cannabis in Germany over the next four years. A week after cancelling its first cannabis tender, the German government is once again inviting marijuana growers to apply for the country’s first legal cultivation licenses. On Friday, Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) put out a call for 10,400 kilograms of medical cannabis, to be grown in-country over the next…

Hashish, Richard Wagner’s Prose, and the Ordo Templi Orientis

CANNABIS CULTURE – Was cannabis the source of inspiration for Richard Wagner’s Holy Grail based operatic masterpieces Tristan und Isolde and Parsifal’? Could this have inspired its use by certain secret societies? New information has come to light indicating this may well be the case…. Now, before you read this article I am going to recommend you do two things, smoke, vaporize or otherwise partake of some sort of cannabis preparation of you choice, and…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Was cannabis the source of inspiration for Richard Wagner’s Holy Grail based operatic masterpieces Tristan und Isolde and Parsifal’? Could this have inspired its use by certain secret societies? New information has come to light indicating this may well be the case…. Now, before you read this article I am going to recommend you do two things, smoke, vaporize or otherwise partake of some sort of cannabis preparation of you choice, and…

7 Marijuana Industry Jobs That Require the Least Experience

The marijuana industry is currently booming, and there’s plenty of jobs available for people who want to work with cannabis. But considering the drug’s been illegal until relatively recently, most people never considered a job working with cannabis and therefore don’t have experience that could be applicable. But there are still plenty of jobs in the industry that don’t require a ton of experience. Here are seven jobs in the marijuana industry that don’t require…
The marijuana industry is currently booming, and there’s plenty of jobs available for people who want to work with cannabis. But considering the drug’s been illegal until relatively recently, most people never considered a job working with cannabis and therefore don’t have experience that could be applicable. But there are still plenty of jobs in the industry that don’t require a ton of experience. Here are seven jobs in the marijuana industry that don’t require…

Land of Weed and Honey: Locally-Made Edibles Taking a Bite Out of Market

There’s a lot of buzz around a joint venture between two Newfoundland companies that want to bring cannabis-infused honey and honey products to local and global markets. BeeHighve Inc., based in Corner Brook, will be cultivating the cannabis crop, whil…

There's a lot of buzz around a joint venture between two Newfoundland companies that want to bring cannabis-infused honey and honey products to local and global markets. BeeHighve Inc., based in Corner Brook, will be cultivating the cannabis crop, while G and M Family Farms, near Placentia, will supply the honey. "So it ranges from pure honey to sauces as well as chocolate and health bars, and everything is organic," said BeeHighve CEO Rita Hall.…

Cannabis Perfume ‘Set to Become the Scent of the Summer’

Cannabis has become so ubiquitous that its smell is now being bottled and sold as “the scent of the summer” by one of Britain’s biggest perfume retailers. The Perfume Shop has become the first on the high street to sell Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Men Par…

Cannabis has become so ubiquitous that its smell is now being bottled and sold as "the scent of the summer" by one of Britain's biggest perfume retailers. The Perfume Shop has become the first on the high street to sell Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Men Party Fever, a cannabis themed scent which the shop claims gives the wearer "an edge of risk". The controversial fragrance, which comes in a green and blue bottle, retails at…

Make Cannabis-Based Medicines Legal, Say Uk Drug Advisers

Advisory council’s recommendation may pave way for loosening of laws. Doctors in the UK should be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine, the government’s chief drug advisers have recommended, paving the way for a loosening of the laws governing access to the substance. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has recommended after a review that cannabis-derived medicinal products should be placed in schedule 2 of the misuse of drugs regulations 2001, allowing them…
Advisory council’s recommendation may pave way for loosening of laws. Doctors in the UK should be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine, the government’s chief drug advisers have recommended, paving the way for a loosening of the laws governing access to the substance. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has recommended after a review that cannabis-derived medicinal products should be placed in schedule 2 of the misuse of drugs regulations 2001, allowing them…

Father Who Juiced Cannabis for Sick Daughters Avoids Jail

A father who juiced cannabis to ease the suffering of his two daughters has avoided jail time. Stephen Taylor’s daughters, Morgan and Ariel, both suffer from the auto-immune disease Crohn’s and have been repeatedly hospitalised. Mr Taylor began to grow…

A father who juiced cannabis to ease the suffering of his two daughters has avoided jail time. Stephen Taylor's daughters, Morgan and Ariel, both suffer from the auto-immune disease Crohn's and have been repeatedly hospitalised. Mr Taylor began to grow and juice his own cannabis after struggling to find a doctor who would help him through the Therapeutic Goods Administration's (TGA) lengthy application process to legally access medical marijuana. Mr Taylor, who had earlier pleaded…

Pot Producers Seek Ways to Promote Brands in Light of Federal Restrictions

‘We’re kind of doing it the old-fashioned Maritime way, which is storytelling’. Myrna Gillis sports a colourful rainbow bracelet as a way to demonstrate that her company is dedicated to inclusiveness. In small letters, the word “reef” is printed. “We a…

'We're kind of doing it the old-fashioned Maritime way, which is storytelling'. Myrna Gillis sports a colourful rainbow bracelet as a way to demonstrate that her company is dedicated to inclusiveness. In small letters, the word "reef" is printed. "We also have given this to all of our staff as part of Pride celebrations to promote diversity within our workplace," Gillis said from her company's office in Bedford, N.S. She is the CEO of Aqualitas,…

Disability Benefit Recipients Denied Medical Marijuana Coverage

‘I look at all the medications I’ve taken over the years, and they don’t help like medical marijuana’. An Ottawa woman living with multiple sclerosis says the province’s refusal to cover the cost of medical marijuana is driving her to risk addiction to…

'I look at all the medications I've taken over the years, and they don't help like medical marijuana'. An Ottawa woman living with multiple sclerosis says the province's refusal to cover the cost of medical marijuana is driving her to risk addiction to opiate painkillers. Bobbi Assoun, 47, has a doctor's prescription and is federally licensed to use marijuana for MS-related pain. As a recipient of benefits through the Ontario Disability Support Program, her drug…