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Cost, location choice to blame, say industry watchers A year after Canada introduced the legal, recreational cannabis market, the "vibrant" black market for marijuana remains a problem, says the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. "We haven't disrupted the...
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Many observers liken it to the aftermath of a nuclear explosion. The bomb dropped in mid-August and over the past two-months the fallout, resulting from the so-called vaping-related lung illness, poisoned public perception of vaping...
Illnesses and deaths linked to vaping continue to increase New research on a small cohort of mice has suggested that long-term exposure to vaping liquids that contain nicotine could increase the risk of cancer. In a bid to find out whether or not...
A decade after Congress gave the F.D.A. the power to regulate tobacco products like e-cigarettes, the federal government has repeatedly delayed or weakened efforts that could have protected teenagers. In 2009, not long after Dr. Margaret Hamburg...
The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Massachusetts attorney general’s office are investigating exactly who spammed millions of bot posts promoting e-cigarettes while downplaying or misleading viewers on its effects on human health. House investigators...
House lawmakers are upping the pressure on the e-cigarette industry with two hearings looking to rein in vaping and assess its risk as an emerging public health threat. The House Appropriations Committee and an Energy and...
How will companies prove they were first with an invention in a sector that's existed illegally for decades? When Canopy Growth Corp. announced a plan to acquire cannabis researcher Ebbu Inc. for US$330 million last October,...
Transactions by legal cannabis businesses won't be considered proceeds of a crime under money-laundering laws, opening the way to U.S. listings The advancement of the SAFE Banking Act indicates it won’t be long before U.S. stock...
The House of Representatives approved a bill last week to protect banks that service marijuana businesses. But remarkable as it was to see the first standalone piece of cannabis reform legislation clear the chamber, perhaps...
What We Know As of October 8, 2019, 1,299* lung injury cases associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products have been reported to CDC from 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 1...


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