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Male Patients Outnumber Females in Medical Marijuana Programs
December 9, 2015

New Frontier In the News
Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer Speaks to Women Grow DC
On Dec. 4, 2015, Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer, Founder and CEO of New Frontier, spoke to a packed house at Women Grow DC meeting. The message in a nutshell was that now is the time and cannabis is the place for entrepreneurship. She described her own story as an example of the unique opportunities afforded to women and men in a new industry:

“I came here as an immigrant at the age of 17. I didn’t speak any English and I found opportunities here through the entrepreneurial journey that I wouldn’t have had in any other place. If I can do it, you all can do it.”

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Industry News Highlights
Canada's next big move? It may be legalizing pot.
MONTREAL — For police forces across Canada, the month of August is harvest time. Officers slip on their coveralls, grab thick gardening gloves, shoulder machetes and begin the annual ritual of chopping down marijuana plants hidden in cornfields, remote mountain valleys and forest clearings.

If growers are unlucky enough to be caught red-handed, they are cuffed and taken to court. Each police unit hits two or three of these hidden marijuana plantations, with the confiscated pot taken to incinerators. The destruction of marijuana plants goes on for about two weeks, and then it’s back to normal police work.

Has this war on marijuana worked?

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Oregon clean air rules may spell trouble for marijuana clubs and cafes
New clean air rules prohibiting marijuana smoking and vaping in work and public places may spell the end for Portland's cottage industry of lounges and clubs where people light up and hang out.

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One for the road: Breakthrough claimed with pot-booze breathalyzer
An Oakland company working with scientists from the University of California at Berkeley is claiming a breakthrough in the race to develop an instant roadside marijuana breathalyzer.

Hound Labs Inc, whose device is also uniquely designed to double up as an alcohol breathalyzer, is among a handful of companies and researchers hoping to capitalize on increasingly relaxed marijuana laws in the United States.


Hound Labs said on Wednesday it had found an accurate way to measure THC - the psychoactive component in cannabis - within one or two blows. The portable device is designed to help determine if a driver is impaired from recent marijuana use.

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Happy Holidays from New Frontier
Stay tuned for our last 2015 newsletter next week, we will have a special announcement regarding the exciting road ahead for 2016. Our offices will be closed the last two weeks of the year, so the team can recharge and take 2016 by the reins.
 
From our team to yours, have a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!
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