Canada’s Corner Stores Warn Government: Inconsistent Regulation Of Cannabis And Tobacco Will Have Serious Consequences

packaging and labelling of cannabis products is necessary to give adult consumers the relevant information they need to make informed decisions and an educated choice.

CANADA: A new white paper produced by the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) charges that the federal government risks damaging thousands of small businesses in communities across the country by opening the door to further increases in sales of illegal tobacco while giving unfair and preferential treatment to the sellers of cannabis. Ottawa is considering important Read the full article…

Oregon Legislature Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21, Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

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OREGON:  The Oregon House of Representatives today ratified previous action by the Oregon Senate in passing an historic Tobacco 21 bill. The bill was amended in the House Rules Committee to remove any language prohibiting possession of tobacco products for those under 21. SB 754 will need to return to the Senate floor for a concurrence vote Read the full article…

Tobacco Smokers Increasingly Turning To Cannabis Vapes To Quit The Addiction

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CALIFORNIA: It has been reported that most individuals struggling to quit smoking have been advised to transition to marijuana. In recent times, people are using it extensively to ease the symptoms that are associated with withdrawal.The practice of using a balanced tincture has been known to mitigate withdrawal symptoms associated with individuals who are struggling to Read the full article…

Marijuana And The Growth In Cigarette Alternatives

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CALIFORNIA: Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of avoidable death in the US, and chronic exposure to tobacco smoke is related to increased incidences of cancer as well as vascular disease, according to the United States Center for Disease Control. Many substitutes have been created to help individuals quit smoking cigarettes, such as herbal cigarettes, e-cigs, Read the full article…

Daily Marijuana Use By College Students Surpasses Cigarettes For The First Time

The 5.9 percent rate is the highest since 1980, when the national survey about drug, alcohol and cigarette use was first conducted.

OHIO: More college students are using marijuana daily than smoking cigarettes, according to a national survey released Tuesday. One in 17 students report using marijuana 20 or more times in the past 30 days in 2014, according to the annual survey of students by University of Michigan researchers. The 5.9 percent rate is the highest since 1980, when Read the full article…

Marijuana Is Going The Way Of The Tobacco Industry

The mission of Alaska Trim 4 Vets is to help reduce the staggering number of Veterans who die each day from suicide and prescription drug overdose.

NEW YORK:  Friday was only a half-day on Wall Street. Stocks didn’t move. But gold traders were active – selling gold! The yellow metal lost $22 on Friday. Still, it was a successful Thanksgiving, as measured in your editor’s favourite currency. He had planned to try to rescue an old tobacco barn from its quiet Read the full article…