Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets

Posted on: April 9th, 2017 by admin No Comments

By Charles Alovisetti and Brett Williams, Vicente Sederberg, LLC While the American cannabis industry ponders the strange twist of fate that was the 2016 election, our cannabis neighbors to the north are experiencing unprecedented levels of capital markets activity. There are now over thirty publicly listed cannabis companies in Canada trading on three different exchanges…. The post Member Blog: Cannabis and the Canadian Public Markets appeared first on The National Cannabis Industry Association .

Dozens march for medical marijuana in Halifax – CBC.ca

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by admin No Comments

The crowd was rallying for easier access to medicinal marijuana. (Michael Dick/CBC) Nearly 60 supporters of medical marijuana marched through downtown Halifax Saturday as part of a global campaign to promote easier access to the drug. Users in the Maritimes say they want the right to grow it rather than buy it from the government

Halifax: Maritimers fight for Medical Marijuana access – Canadian National Newspaper

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by admin No Comments

(WireService.ca) — Maritimers Unite for Medical Marijuana Society and cannabis advocates will gather at Victoria Park, Halifax on Saturday 5 May 2012 from 1:00 – 4:30 PM in opposition to the federal government’s mishandling of the medical cannabis program. May 5th marks the 7th year that MUMM has joined cities world wide to seek an end to cannabis prohibition as we participate in the annual Global Marijuana March. Since its inception in 2001, the Medical Marihuana Access Regulations have proven to be unconstitutional in several courts, resulting in Health Canada being given many court orders to redraft the MMAR in order to adequately address the programs shortcomings.

BC Supreme Court gives Health Canada a year to rewrite dried pot rules – National Post

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

VICTORIA—A B.C. Supreme Court judge has given Health Canada one year to respond to his ruling that the restriction to dried marijuana in Health Canada’s Marijuana Medical Access Regulations is unconstitutional. On Friday, Justice Robert Johnston suspended his declaration for 12 months but said the suspension will not affect people authorized to use medical marijuana

Medical pot ruling suspended for a year – Victoria Times Colonist

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has given Health Canada one year to respond to his ruling that it is unconstitutional to restrict medical marijuana patients to just using dried pot. Justice Robert Johnston also ruled on Friday that the suspension of his declaration for a year would not affect people authorized to use medical marijuana under Health Canada’s Marihuana Medical Access Regulations

BC Supreme Court suspends edible medical marijuana ruling – The Province

Posted on: April 28th, 2012 by admin No Comments

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has given Health Canada one year to respond to his ruling that the restriction to dried marijuana in Health Canada’s Marijuana Medical Access Regulations is unconstitutional. On Friday, Justice Robert Johnston suspended his declaration for 12 months but said the suspension will not affect people authorized to use medical marijuana.

Marijuana grower mines new opportunities in Upper Michigan – Duluth News Tribune

Posted on: April 24th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Underground agriculture Brent Zettl, president and CEO of Prairie Plant Systems Inc. and SubTerra LLC, looks at some of their plants on April 4 in a former copper mine used for plant-based pharmaceutical research in White Pine, Mich. Prairie Plant Systems Inc., a Canadian biotechnology company that’s been growing plants underground for more than a decade, has a contract to supply medical marijuana in Canada and would need approval from Michigan and federal officials to convert the mine in White Pine to marijuana production

Company wants to grow quality medical marijuana in old mine – WZZM

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Written by WZZM 13 ONLINE WHITE PINE (Detroit Free Press) — In this hard-luck town in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula, rumors persist of a company growing pot deep in the bowels of a former copper mine nearby. In 2010, the rumors got so bad, the State Police contacted the owners and asked to inspect the White Pine Mine sometime in the next couple of days. “No, right now,” SubTerra official Mark Pierpont said he told them, not wanting lingering suspicions that he had spent a day hiding a stash of marijuana

Company wants to grow quality medical marijuana in old mine – Detroit Free Press

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

WHITE PINE — In this hard-luck town in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula, rumors persist of a company growing pot deep in the bowels of a former copper mine nearby. In 2010, the rumors got so bad, the State Police contacted the owners and asked to inspect the White Pine Mine sometime in the next couple of days.

Mike Riley on marijuana use in college football: ‘It can’t be part of your … – OregonLive.com

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

CORVALLIS — Mike Riley was probably surprised to return from Canada for Saturday’s spring football practice at OSU and learn that while he was gone, one of his best players had stirred up a bit of a controversy.

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