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Canadian Cannabis Consumers Spent Almost C$6 Billion on Product in 2017

Canadian Cannabis Consumers Spent Almost C$6 Billion on Product in 2017

Canadian Cannabis Consumers Spent Almost C$6 Billion on Product in 2017

Recreational cannabis legalization is on Canada’s horizon and as a means of understanding pre- and post-legalization markets, Statistics Canada has been analyzing historical data to get a sense of what the future of legal cannabis may hold for the country and if its most recent report is any indication, Canadian cannabis consumers are ready to open their wallets when it comes to cannabis.

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Battelle Receives DEA Approval for Marijuana Research

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Battelle announced today that it was awarded a Schedule I Researcher license by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), paving the way for the leading research and development organization to conduct marijuana research with human subjects.

Tobacco Industry Wants Marijuana Monopoly in Massachusetts

Tobacco Industry Wants Marijuana Monopoly in Massachusetts

In an attempt to gain a foothold in Massachusetts’ burgeoning recreational marijuana industry, the tobacco industry wants marijuana producers to distribute their products through its members.

Study: High-Achieving Teens More Likely to Smoke Cannabis

UK Study: High-Achieving Teens More Likely to Smoke Cannabis

A new study from the United Kingdom has revealed academically high-achieving students are two times as likely to smoke marijuana during their teen years. The nine-year study of 6,059 school children was conducted by researchers at University College London. The study was published in the medical journal BMJ Open.

Safety in Numbers Drives Canopy Growth Corp. Higher

Safety in Numbers Drives Canopy Growth Corp. Higher

U.S. estimates by investment bank Cowen and Company suggest cannabis sales will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 23% over the next decade to US$50 billion. In Canada, it’s estimated that 5.2 million Canadians will consume legalized pot annually by 2021.

Toward a Global View of Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis & Cocaine Use

Lead author Louisa Degenhardt, of the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and several other authors from around the globe, collaborated in a study of trans-border trends in substance use and abuse, drawing on data from the WHO. Males are more likely than females to have used drugs: younger people more likely than older people; and the male-female gap is smaller in the younger age cohorts than in the older.


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