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Canada lawmakers vote to legalize Weed

OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — Canada is set to become the first G7 country to legalize cannabis after lawmakers today passed a bill that would allow free consumption of the mind-altering drug.Passed by 205 votes to 82 in the House of Commons, the legislation must still pass the Senate – which could delay, but not block it – and receive royal assent by the governor general before becoming law, likely by September.

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JAMAICA | Ministry of Health Establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit

KINGSTON, JUNE 7, 2018 - The Ministry of Health has established a Medicinal Cannabis Unit (MCU) as part of measures to facilitate the medical marijuana industry’s development in Jamaica. So says Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton in a Ministry Paper tabled in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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  • Published in Health

Why marijuana fans should not see approval for epilepsy drug as a win for weed

A Food and Drug Administration panel recommended approval of a drug made of cannabidiol on April 19 to treat two types of epilepsy. The FDA is expected to decide in June whether to accept the panel’s 13-0 recommendation to approve Epidiolex, which would would become the first drug made of cannabidiol, a compound in the cannabis plant, to gain approval from the FDA.

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Edible marijuana: What we need to know

Marijuana-infused foods – often called edibles – are becoming more and more popular in states such as Colorado, where recreational marijuana is sold.

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JAMAICA | Ganja groups want guidelines for safe use of cannabis infused edibles

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 2, CMC –Two organisations here have called for the several bodies including the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, the Cannabis Licensing Authority as well as the University of the West Indies (UWI) to prepare a working committee that will seek to address proper guidelines governing the safe use and dosage of cannabis infused edibles.

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Damian Marley announces opening of weed dispensary

KINGSTON, September 17, 2016 - Damian Jr.Gong Marley, on Friday, announced the opening of Stony Hill, his new weed dispensary, being established in partnership with Colorado-based dispensary company Tru Cannabis.

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