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Tilray, medical marijuana company, creates 275 more jobs in Nanaimo, B.C.

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Medical cannabis company Tilray is looking to create 275 more jobs in Nanaimo, B.C. and will host an information session through GT Hiring Solutions next Friday for anyone interested in the opportunities. “They are going to be looking for a wide range of jobs from customer service, janitorial, security as well as — to be expected —the horticultural and cultivating jobs,” said Barbara Davidson, GT …

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Epileptic Boy’s Parents Frustrated by Delays Plaguing Medical Marijuana Rollout

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World News Videos | ABC World News Andrea Seratti’s son Sam starts the day each morning by putting on a special helmet and medical bracelet to protect him in case he falls to the ground with a seizure. Sam, 9, was diagnosed with epilepsy last year and has suffered seizures that have not stopped despite multiple medications and even an …

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Girl, 9, takes medical marijuana fight to Texas Capitol

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AUSTIN — Alexis Bortell will tell you she’s a pretty normal kid. The 9-year old from Rowlett enjoys cartoons, playing with her younger sister and playing golf. Yet in addition to the usual concerns of a kid her age, she’s also fighting a life and death battle against epilepsy. Alexis’ father Dean Bortell, a U.S. Navy veteran, says Alexis’ first …

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Dad charged with giving sick child cannabis prompts medical marijuana debate

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CANBERRA, Australia — The case of an Australian father who is facing prison for allegedly giving his cancer-stricken 2-year-old daughter cannabis to relieve her pain has triggered a groundswell of momentum for a campaign to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in the country. The 30-year-old father, who cannot be named under Australian law, was arrested outside his daughter’s hospital in …

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Kelowna RCMP raid downtown medical marijuana dispensary

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KELOWNA – The owners of a medical marijuana dispensary in Kelowna could be charged after police seized cannabis and related products during a search warrant raid Thursday afternoon. Police say staff of the downtown Kaya Clinic were present during the raid but no arrests were made. Officers took away more than 12 lbs. of dried marijuana and dozens of marijuana …

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Medical marijuana dispensaries spread like weeds in Vancouver

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Vancity Medicinals on Kingsway say they do an active neighbourhood watch help keep their corner to clean and safe. (Margaret Gallagher/CBC)  It seems like medical marijuana dispensaries are popping up like weeds in the City of Vancouver, and they’re spreading to nearly every part of the city. Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang estimates there are 61 medicinal marijuana dispensaries, at …

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Native American Tribe in California Announces Plan to Grow Medical Marijuana

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A Native American tribe from the renowned California marijuana-growing region known as the Emerald Triangle has announced a plan to open a 2.5-acre indoor growing facility on their land. The 250-member Pinoleville Pomo Nation, located in Mendocino County, is the first tribe to say they will grow and sell medical marijuana in California. The move follows new Department of Justice …