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July 2015

USA

The New York State Medical Marijuana Producers have been announced. A press release issued by the New York State Department of Health stated that PharmaCann LLC, Empire State Health Solutions LLC, Columbia Care NY LLC, Etain, LLC, and Bloomfield Industries Inc have been awarded coveted licenses to grow and dispense

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Canada

The Federal Court of Canada has certified a class-action lawsuit involving over 40,000 people in the medical marijuana access program. Justice Michael Phelan heard the certification application in Federal Court in Halifax in June. On July 27, 2015, the Federal Court of Canada released its order and reasons granting the

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Business

Bedrocan Cannabis Corp. (TSXV:BED) announced yesterday that it has received approval from Health Canada to sell marijuana it has produced in Canada. Prior, the company had relied on importing cannabis — up to a maximum of 240 kilograms per year — from its partner Bedrocan Beheer BV in the Netherlands.

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World

Australia’s first medical cannabis study for terminally ill adults is set to begin early next year in New South Wales. Premier Mike Baird announced  the intent that 30 adult hospital patients at Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital would enter the study in early 2016, after the New South Wales Government pledged

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Personal Story

This opinion piece was written by Premier Mike Baird for The Daily Telegraph, and was published on July 27th 2015. The original article, along with additional photos can be found here. There are some things that stay with you no matter how much time passes. Almost a year ago, I

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Business

The GreenSeal Cannabis Co. has been given the green light to move forward with a 27,000-square-foot medical marijuana production facility in Stratford. City council approved a motion Monday night supporting the operation in the city’s Wright Business Park, providing the company obtains all permits and licences required by Health Canada.

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Canada

Experts are predicting that Canadians who have been prescribed medical marijuana could one day see their insurance company footing the bill, following the introduction of new Health Canada rules that allow for the sale of cannabis oils. Health Canada announced revamped medical marijuana regulations earlier this month after the Supreme

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Business

Stratford, Ontario city council will consider an agreement of purchase and sale on July 27th 2015 with GreenSeal Cannabis Company Ltd. for two parcels of industrial land totaling 1.7 acres in the city’s Wright Business Park, with an option in the agreement for another 0.7 acres in the future. The

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Research

Inhaled cannabis can blunt the pain of diabetic neuropathy without seriously impairing cognitive function, a new study shows according to research published in the July issue of The Journal of Pain. In a short term, small sample, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of adults with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy,

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Research

In the United States, 46 people die each day from opioid overdose. Marijuana may help in overcoming painkiller abuse, according to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, and authored by researchers David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula and Mireille Jacobson. They have observed that in US

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