A Bay Area community will require home growers to register with police

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 8:52 am • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 8:52 am By Joseph Geha, Mercury News A law California voters approved in November 2016 allows state residents to grow up to six marijuana plants for recreational use, but Fremont residents wishing to do just that under Proposition 64…

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World Health Organization: Initial review of CBD doesn’t warrant scheduling

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 10:08 am • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 10:20 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff CBD, for now, should not be subject to international drug scheduling, a World Health Organization committee determined in an initial review of the cannabis compound. WHO’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence…

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Alcohol Sales Drop 15% In States With Legal Cannabis Programs

New Study Reveals MMJ Reduces Alcohol Consumption Can alcohol and cannabis get along in a free market? Should they? A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University revealed that medical cannabis laws resulted in a 15% decrease in alcohol sales, a trend observed…

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Canadian cannabis companies duke it out in hostile takeover bid

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 10:35 am • Updated: Dec 12, 2017, 10:46 am By Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg The takeover battle between two Canadian medical marijuana producers is turning more acrimonious as CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. is raising new concerns that securities laws may have been violated by Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s C$…

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Spurned Ohio medical marijuana applicant pushes full legalization vote

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 1:08 pm By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — A spurned applicant for a medical marijuana grower’s license has announced plans for a 2018 Ohio ballot issue to legalize the sale and possession of marijuana. The proposal by Jimmy…

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