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  • A Girl Scout Sold 300 Boxes of Cookies Near a California Marijuana Shop
    • The girl spent more than six hours closing sales, her father said. This is a growing issue for Girl Scout groups as marijuana legalization spreads.
    • Girl Scout cookies, marijuana dispensary, San Diego, Girl Scouts, past marijuana shops
  • Opinion | Marijuana Can Save Lives
    • To stop the opioid epidemic, we need to provide people in pain with an alternative to addictive medicines.
    • cannabis, medical cannabis, opiate overdose, senseless cannabis crackdown, recreational cannabis
  • You can now buy medical cannabis oil on the UK high street
    • Health food chain Holland & Barrett has become the first high street store to stock medical cannabis oil in the UK. According to the Cannabis Trades Association UK, the number of cannabidiol (CBD) users has doubled over the past year skyrocketing from 125,000 to 250,000.
    • Jacob Hooy, food chain Holland, medical cannabis oil, Cannabis Trades Association, high street store
  • Shopify will manage online cannabis sales in Ontario
    • ​The Ontario government has inked a deal to use Shopify Inc.’s e-commerce platform for cannabis sales online and in stores as part of its plan to be the province’s sole distributor of legal recreational marijuana.
    • cannabis sales online, Ontario Cannabis Retail, online store software, legal recreational marijuana, mobile sales portal
  • Marijuana Stocks Prepare For Canadian Legalization
    • The countdown until Canada legalizes recreational marijuana is now approaching the four-month mark. With the recreational market forecast to generate billions in new revenue for our neighbor to the north, marijuana stocks are skyrocketing. What is even better is that Canada’s public safety minister, Ralph Goodale, recently confirmed that Canada…
    • recreational market, marijuana stock, Canadian marijuana growers, marijuana stocks, recreational marijuana

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A Girl Scout Sold 300 Boxes of Cookies Near a California Marijuana Shop

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  • The girl in San Diego was selling her cookies outside an Urbn Leaf store, which posted a photo of her on its Instagram account.
  • We all love Girl Scout cookies and thought a well-intended, lighthearted post to our social media accounts would be a little way to show our support, Mr. Senn added.
  • San Diego Girl Scout sells 312 boxes of cookies in 6 hours outside dispensary.
  • @10News pic.twitter.com/w8vyyyFyic – Travis Rice (@10NewsTravis) – Feb. 3, 2018 – – – – The San Diego scout isnt the first girl to anticipate munchies outside a marijuana distributor.
  • In 2014, a 13-year-old sold 117 boxes in two hours outside a medical marijuana clinic in San Francisco.The Girl Scouts of Colorado said in 2014 that it did not allow scouts to sell cookies in front of marijuana shops, liquor stores or bars.

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class=”topfeed-embedly”]A Girl Scout Sold 300 Boxes of Cookies Near a California Marijuana Shop – The New York Times[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”Opinion-Marijuana-Can-Save-Lives”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

Opinion | Marijuana Can Save Lives

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  • Likewise, other researchers examined the link between medical cannabis and opiate use in a group of patients with chronic pain in New Mexico, one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis.
  • But more significant, both opiates and cannabis like all recreational drugs cause the release of dopamine in the brains reward pathway.
  • We would also expect to see a consistent sequence of drug abuse from cannabis to, say, opiates or cocaine, across different cultures.
  • For example, in Japan, where marijuana use is relatively rare, 83 percent of people who used recreational drugs did not begin with cannabis.
  • At the very least, lets not spend precious resources on a senseless cannabis crackdown especially when the evidence suggests that it would only worsen the opioid scourge and cost more American lives.

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class=”topfeed-embedly”]Marijuana Can Save Lives – The New York Times[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”You-can-now-buy-medical-cannabis-oil-on-the-UK-high-street”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

You can now buy medical cannabis oil on the UK high street

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  • Health food chain Holland & Barrett has become the first high street store to stock medical cannabis oil in the UK.
  • And, demand for the supplement has been met after Holland & Barrett started stocking a product by Dutch firm, Jacob Hooy, four weeks ago.
  • A natural product used by many to ease symptoms of various ailments from joint pain and multiple sclerosis to anxiety and depression, CBD oil does not produce a high as it contains less than 0.2 per cent of the psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol as such, it is legal to buy and consume…
  • Since hitting Holland & Barretts shelves sales of Jacob Hooys CBD+Oil are up by 37 per cent as people have flocked to buy the 10ml bottles for just 9.49.
  • We have been surprised at the success and popularity of CBD oil since its launch, said a spokesperson for Holland & Barrett.

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class=”topfeed-embedly”]Medical cannabis oil sales rise after Holland & Barrett becomes first high street stockist | The Independent[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”Shopify-will-manage-online-cannabis-sales-in-Ontario”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

Shopify will manage online cannabis sales in Ontario

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  • The Ontario government has inked a deal to use Shopify Inc.’s e-commerce platform for cannabis sales online and in stores as part of its plan to be the province’s sole distributor of legal recreational marijuana.
  • The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC), a subsidiary of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, will use the Ottawa-based company’s online store software for its online and mobile sales portal.
  • The OCRC said Ontarians will have access to the same product information, use guidelines and social responsibility information that adhere to federal marketing provisions both in-store and online.
  • In addition to online sales, Ontario will roll out an initial wave of 40 stores which are expected to grow in number to 150 by the end of 2020 – – The government agency will also use Shopify’s platform to manage inventory, accounting and human resources operations.
  • Sales of the drug in Ontario will only be available through government-run online or in standalone stores, while some other provinces such as Alberta and British Columbia are allowing for some private sales of cannabis.

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[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text el_class=”topfeed-embedly”]Ontario chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales – Ottawa – CBC News[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_id=”Marijuana-Stocks-Prepare-For-Canadian-Legalization”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_separator][vc_column_text]

Marijuana Stocks Prepare For Canadian Legalization

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  • With the recreational market forecast to generate billions in new revenue for our neighbor to the north, marijuana stocks are skyrocketing.
  • But regardless of the source, all analysts foresee substantial revenue to be generated from the Canadas legal recreational market and for marijuana stocks as well.
  • With Canada remaining on track, here are two marijuana stocks that are gearing up to claim a nice share of the recreational market.
  • In addition, Auroras acquisition of CanniMed Therapeutics (CMMDF) should give this marijuana stock possibly an additional 20,000 kilograms of marijuana to get out into the recreational market.
  • If any marijuana stock can secure 20 percent of the estimated $6 billion recreational market, that would generate an additional $1.2 billion in sales.

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