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Canada’s Finance Minister Warned About Cannabis Industry ‘Financial Distress’

Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland was warned last fall about systemic “financial distress” facing the country’s cannabis producers, including skyrocketing tax debt and widespread insolvencies. The calamities facing the industry were spelled o…

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How a Cannabis Crash is Weeding Out The Field, While It’s a Slow Burn For Others Trying to Survive

Some large investments in N.L. production have gone up in smoke As Brian Keating pulls the plastic lid off a small cannabis storage container, a pungent herbal smell wafts quickly throughout the room. “That’s quality,” said Keating, referring to the hi…

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Trudeau: The UN Has Never Prevented Canada from Legalizing Cannabis, Despite Treaty Violations

Justin Trudeau dismisses fears of UN sanctions over cannabis legalization, noting no discussions occurred since the reform in 2018. Anti-cannabis U.S. lawmakers worry about UN sanctions, but Canada faced no consequences. Trudeau, a legalization support…

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Cannabis and Cognition: Making Use of an Ancient Plant’s Benefits Today

Increasing research has shown the benefits in treating various aspects of dementia with cannabis. Dementia seems to be touching more and more of us these days: patients, families, caregivers, and practitioners. There are now nearly 6 million people in …