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Canada: Ontario Securities Commission Says Canada Cannabis Corp. (CCC), Defrauded Investors To Tune Of $10Million

Canada: Ontario Securities Commission Says Canada Cannabis Corp. (CCC), Defrauded Investors To Tune Of $10Million

According to the detailed statement of allegations released late Friday afternoon last week, the scheme dates back to January 2014, when Benjamin Ward, Peter Strang and Silvio Serrano allegedly made numerous false statements about their not-yet-incorporated pot company, dubbed Canada Cannabis Corp. (CCC), in a briefing for prospective investors. Among the allegedly false claims, the company said it had acquired a 45-per-cent stake in a horticultural lighting firm named Growlite Canada.

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NORML : Washington, DC: Mayor Signs Order Expanding Workplace Protections for Cannabis Consumers

NORML : Washington, DC: Mayor Signs Order Expanding Workplace Protections for Cannabis Consumers

Under the rules, many would-be employees will no longer face pre-employment drug screenings. The order states: “Employees who are not in a safety-sensitive position will be tested for drugs only upon reasonable suspicion, or after an accident or incident. Thus, those employees not in safety-sensitive positions may find that they can use cannabis, with or without a medical card authorizing [it], so long as they are not impaired at work.”

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NORML – Article: Assistant Speaker Lujan Cosponsors The MORE Act and Introduces Cannabis Legislation

NORML – Article: Assistant Speaker Lujan Cosponsors The MORE Act and Introduces Cannabis Legislation

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), the Assistant Speaker of the House cosponsored the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act, HR 3884, which would end the prohibition of marijuana and creates a pathway for states to implement their own reforms, and introduced legislation, the Remove Marijuana from Deportable Offenses Act to end the practice of deporting immigrants for cannabis-related offenses.

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Congress Urged To Delay Marijuana Banking Vote By Civil Rights Groups

Congress Urged To Delay Marijuana Banking Vote By Civil Rights Groups

A coalition of organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights Watch and Drug Policy Alliance is urging congressional Democratic leaders to delay a planned vote on a marijuana banking bill next week until more far-reaching legislation ending federal cannabis prohibition advances first. Reports Marijuana Moment

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The Heat Is Rising On The SAFE Act, Or Is it ?

The Heat Is Rising On The SAFE Act, Or Is it ?

This just in over the weekend from MJ Biz, “House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, intends to put the SAFE Banking Act to a vote before the end of September, a staff member confirmed to Marijuana Business Daily on Friday.”

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Battle of the Weedwork Stars, Episode 1

Battle of the Weedwork Stars, Episode 1

For those of you in the dark about Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program, I’ve been attempting to light up the dim corners of Florida: The Nation’s Fastest-Growing Medical Marijuana Market, according to The Miami New Times.

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Head of ABA American Bankers Association Predicts House of Reps To Pass Cannabis Banking Legislation By Halloween

Head of ABA American Bankers Association Predicts House of Reps To Pass Cannabis Banking Legislation By Halloween

Marijuana Moment reports, “In an interview on the podcast Engage with Andy Busch that was released on Friday, ABA CEO Rob Nichols said that his group will be actively lobbying for the bipartisan cannabis banking bill in order to provide clarity to financial institutions that currently worry that taking on marijuana-related clients will put them at risk of federal penalization.”

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AZ: Judge Appointed To State Supreme Court Is No Fan Of Cannabis

AZ: Judge Appointed To State Supreme Court Is No Fan Of Cannabis

His father was sent to jail for Cannabis dealing ! “After his election nine years ago, the now-former county attorney went on a crusade against the plant — prosecuting medical marijuana patients for concentrates, calling a marijuana-using veteran “an enemy” whom he has “no respect for,” and forcing marijuana users into an allegedly unconstitutional drug diversion program that he is currently being sued over.” Reports the Phoenix New Times.

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