Recreational weed could be a $22.6B industry: study

Source : https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2016/10/27/recreational-weed-could-be-a-226b-industry-study.html Sales of legalized recreational marijuana would surpass combined sales of beer, wine, and spirits, it says. Legalized recreational marijuana promises to spark a $22.6-billion industry in Canada, eclipsing combined sales of beer, wine, and spirits, a new study suggests. The Deloitte report — titled Recreational Marijuana: Insights ...

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Une étude canadienne associe la cocaïne à la dysfonction et aux lésions rénales chez certains utilisateurs

Les personnes vivant avec l’infection au VIH sont plus à risque de subir des lésions rénales. Ce problème des dommages aux reins se produit pour une raison particulière : le VIH infecte des cellules essentielles des reins et y cause de l’inflammation. Les reins enflammés accomplissent moins efficacement leur tâche principale ...

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UK government finally concedes cannabis has a medicinal effect

Source : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cannabis-legality-uk-government-finally-admits-marijuana-has-a-medicinal-effect-a7355941.html The government’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has found that Cannabidiol (CBD) has a “restoring, correcting or modifying” effect on “physiological functions” when administered to humans, in a potential milestone in the campaign to legalise cannabis and bring about evidence-based laws regarding drugs. The review ...

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Could marijuana sales save Canada Post in digital age?

Source : https://www.thestar.com/business/2016/09/12/could-marijuana-sales-save-canada-post-in-digital-age.html Could legalizing pot save Canada Post? Canadians looking to use recreational marijuana could help boost the post office’s revenues and be part of the answer to its financial woes, a new report suggests. “Through its currently unparalleled national delivery network, Canada Post stands to capture a large ...

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Québec débloque 12 millions pour des centres d’injection supervisée à Montréal

Source : http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/Montreal/2016/09/28/003-centres-injection-supervisee-montreal-quebec-12-millions.shtml Le gouvernement du Québec investira plus de 12 millions de dollars sur trois ans pour l’implantation de centres d’injection supervisée à Montréal. Il s’agira des premiers endroits du genre au Québec. Une partie de cette somme servira à aménager les locaux de ces centres. On souhaite ainsi qu’ils ...

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Marijuana legalization is leading in every state where it’s on the ballot this November

Source : https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/05/marijuana-legalization-is-leading-in-every-state-where-its-on-the-ballot-this-november/ Marijuana advocates are heading into the final weeks of the 2016 campaign with the wind at their backs as the latest polling shows legalization measures currently favored by voters in all five states where they’re on the ballot. This is something of a reversal from just a ...

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