Day: May 31, 2017

Women Could Soon Use Medical Marijuana for Painful Periods in New York State

Imbalance of men in positions of power means ‘some issues that are just about women have gotten shortchanged’, says Democrat who proposed law. Women living in New York who suffer from severe period pain could use medical marijuana to ease their cramps after proposals allowing its use were approved by a local health committee. Painful […]

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Could Medical Marijuana be Your Next Employee Health Benefit?

The winds of change are blowing through employee benefit plans across Canada, and they smell like weed. Benefits industry insider Mike Sullivan caught a whiff at a recent meeting with some of his clients, who represent private companies with benefit plans that cover about three million Canadian workers across a range of industries. “This group […]

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Tragically Hip Strikes Partnership with Medical Marijuana Company

A soon-to-be publicly traded medicinal marijuana producer has partnered with the Tragically Hip in anticipation of the drug’s legalization and a burgeoning recreational market. Newstrike, which will begin trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on Thursday under the symbol HIP, said Tuesday that it “believes we are developing the brand that adult consumers who choose […]

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Four Things We Learned from 420-2017

Now that 4/20 is over and we’ve had a chance to look back, here’s four things we’ve learned about Vancouver’s massive cannabis protest festival. No minors are buying cannabis at 4/20   One thing that should be clear after this year’s 4/20 is that virtually no minors are buying cannabis at the event. There was […]

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