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Canadian Marijuana Jobs: Companies Looking To Fill Roles Ahead Of Legalization

VANCOUVER — Canadian marijuana companies are on a hiring spree, looking to fill an array of roles as they gear up for the legalization of recreational cannabis later this year. The workforce is booming, said Alison McMahon, who runs Cannabis At Work, a staffing agency focused on the burgeoning industry. PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ ...

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Trudeau Rules Out Canada Day For Marijuana Legalization

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says ”next summer,” and not July 1, is the date cannabis will become legal across the country. Excerpts of an interview Trudeau gave the TVA network in Quebec were broadcast Tuesday, with the full interview to be shown Wednesday night. PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Proposed Tax On Medical Marijuana Is Discriminatory: Doctors' Group

Ottawa must withdraw its plan to charge tax on medicinal marijuana or risk having an adverse effect on patients, a group of more than 50 doctors warned Monday as the federal government hashed out a pot-tax revenue-sharing agreement with the provinces and territories. The doctors, who describe themselves as a group of physicians who routinely prescribe marijuana to their patients, ...

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Moms Who Use Marijuana To Unwind Say It's An Effective Coping Strategy

There’s no question that parenting is hard, and that sometimes making it through the day with young children can be a challenge. And while jokes abound about mothers who get the kids together for a play date under the guise of having a glass of midday chardonnay, there are others who use a slightly less accepted coping strategy. Mary Smith* ...

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B.C. Releases Plan For Legal Marijuana

VICTORIA — British Columbia has become the latest province to outline its plan for regulating recreational marijuana, announcing Tuesday that pot sales would be allowed through both public and private stores to buyers who are at least 19 years old. The age of consumption, purchase and possession of marijuana will be consistent with alcohol and tobacco laws, Solicitor General Mike ...

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