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First Messi, Now Weed – Barcelona Cannabis Clubs May Be Forced to Shut Down Due to New Ruling

The Court in the town also threw another blow at the situation that has now affected 200 regional clubs and possibly stopping them from continuing their operations. They are private members clubs but primarily rely on tourists to build the associations while luring tourists.  The clubs have a €10, equivalent to eleven dollars and eight-three …

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Family Spends £4,000 A Month To Keep Daughter, 3, Alive After Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Aria Hodgkiss is on a series of expensive medications to treat her Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, an inoperable form of brain cancer which does not respond well to chemotherapy. A young girl who was diagnosed with a deadly cancer on her third birthday is on treatment costing £4,000 a month in the desperate hope it’ll …

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Trial To Test If Cannabis-Based Mouth Spray Can Treat Brain Tumours

First such study in the world aims to find out if Sativex combined with chemotherapy can help treat glioblastoma. Cancer charities and the NHS are preparing to investigate whether a cannabis-based mouth spray can treat brain tumours and help patients to live longer. Doctors will give patients across the UK with a recurrent brain tumour …

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Longtime TV news anchor Robin Robinson, NBA Vets Iverson, Harrington Among Winners of Pot-Shop Permits

Robin Robinson, a local Fox anchor for decades, is a member of The Homecoming Group, which scored a permit in the Chicago region. Her daughter, Jade Williams, said the group’s concept is to support causes such as adult literacy and STEM education. The winners of the latest batch of 55 precious pot shop permits includes …

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Young Medical Marijuana Advocate, Who Could ‘Melt Your Heart,’ Succumbs To Epilepsy

Jackson Salemme, the 15-year-old epileptic who fought to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, has died from the condition he used cannabis to treat. His mother, Cara, found the teen unresponsive in his room when she checked on him one morning last week at their North Codorus Township home. The cause, she said, was likely a …

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Vancouver Pot Promoter Charged in SEC Securities Fraud Probe

Avtar Dhillon is alleged to have set up shell companies for the purpose of concealing shares sales of two of his companies. A Vancouver-based marijuana stock promoter has been charged with securities fraud, conspiracy and obstruction by the United States Department of Justice in Boston, following an investigation of two of his companies. Avtar Dhillon …

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How promotions, discounts and markdowns add flexibility to cannabis retail pricing strategy

(This story appears in the August issue of MJBizMagazine.) Retail cannabis pricing isn’t a “set-it-and-forget-it” exercise. “A pricing strategy must be agile because nobody has a crystal ball,” said Leandra Reid, co-founder of Toronto-based cannabis retail consultancy Vetrina Group. “We can’t know what the customer is willing to pay for a product until we put …

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Should You Pay $250,000 for an Oregon Cannabis Producer License?

People familiar with the Oregon cannabis industry know of its strange and lucrative secondary market for cannabis producer licenses. For the past few years, but especially the past year, we’ve helped many farmers buy and sell these licenses (or, more accurately, “interests in successor licenses”). To be clear, most of these sales involve no equipment, …

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Beer Scientist Creates Colorado’s First Cannabis-Based Beer – With or Without Alcohol

So the company CERIA was his start-up brewery that also made history as Colorado’s first cannabis-based beer. The beer was accepted and recognized into the beer collection at the History of Colorado Museum in Denver. It is also available at about 100 Colorado dispensaries, and in this year, 2021, it is set to enter the …

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Cannabis Ice Cream Is Coming. Here’s The Scoop On How To Get It

Sure you’ve seen cannabis gummies, chocolate bars, and even wine — but how about cannabis ice cream? Boston-based ice cream brand Emack & Bolio’s has partnered with the multi-state cannabis operator MariMed to do just that. The two companies are announcing today plans to collaborate on a new lineup of cannabis-infused vegan and dairy ice …

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