Black And Indigenous People Are Over Represented In Canada’s Weed Arrests

Black and Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada’s weed arrests Black and Indigenous people are overrepresented in Canada's weed arrests Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via email By Rachel Browne. A man smokes a joint as he takes part in the annual marijuana 420 smoke off at Dundas Square in Toronto on Friday, April 20, 2012. All around the world pro-marijuana supporters are gathering in support of cannabis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Article by Rachel Browne, Vice News Black and Indigenous men and women have been overrepresented in cannabis possession arrests across Canada in the years since Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister, according to a VICE News investigation based on police data obtained through freedom of information requests. It’s the first public set of statistics of its kind, as national arrest and charge ...

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Guide to Cannabis Legalization Predicts Home-Grown Pot Will Give Municipalities Headaches

Guide to cannabis legalization predicts home-grown pot will give municipalities headaches. Marijuana plants are shown inside a facility in Richmond, B.C., on Friday March 21, 2014. (Darryl Dyck / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Article by Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press via CTV News Municipalities will have to grapple with a host of thorny issues once recreational cannabis is legalized in Canada – but it’s the matter of home-grown marijuana plants that’s expected to cause them the biggest headaches. The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has developed a guide to legalization, released Monday, to help ...

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Reasons Unclear for Health Canada Ban on Mixing Caffeine and Cannabis, Researchers Say

Reasons unclear for ban on mixing caffeine and cannabis, researchers say One research scientist speculated the ban could mean the government wishes to avoid commercial production of highly-caffeinated energy drinks laced with THC, the psychoactive compound found in cannabis. Researchers and experts believe a ban on combining caffeine and cannabis found in Bill C-45 (the so-called Cannabis Act) is intended to preempt potential harm from mixing the two substances, despite there being no evidence such a danger exists. (CHRIS YOUNG / THE CANADIAN PRESS) By PERRIN GRAUER StarMetro Vancouver

Article by Perrin Grauer, The Star Vancouver A government prohibition against mixing cannabis and caffeine makes little sense, say some research scientists. There is only speculation that the combination might pose a risk. The practice, so common in the legendary pot capital of Amsterdam that cannabis dispensaries are called “coffee shops,” appears unlikely to be coming to Canada anytime soon. ...

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How Will The Province Keep Pot Shops Away From Schools? In Toronto, It Won’t Be Easy

How will the province keep pot shops away from schools? In Toronto, it won’t be easy It would be difficult to find sites for cannabis stores in Toronto that aren’t within a short distance of schoolyards. But some neighbourhoods say they’d welcome a pot store in their area. Ellen Anderson, chair of the Dovercourt Village Business Improvement Area, says an Ontario Cannabis Store would be good for the “quirky” neighbourhood. (STEVE RUSSELL / TORONTO STAR) By VICTORIA GIBSON. Most of Toronto is near a school Granting every Toronto public school a 450 metre buffer from future Ontario Cannabis Store locations leaves little room for pot shops. Within 450m of a public school Parks Zoned industrial. Source: City of Toronto Open DataToronto Star Graphic

Article by Victoria Gibson, The Toronto Star Premier Kathleen Wynne has ordered that school boards be given a say in where provincial marijuana stores are located, noting that boards are likely to know “where their kids go at lunchtime (and) where they go after school.” Her demand came after the announcement that Toronto’s first outlet of the Ontario Cannabis Store would ...

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Toronto’s Cannabis Trailblazer Abi Roach Looks Ahead to Canada’s Legalization

Toronto’s Cannabis Trailblazer Looks Ahead to Canada’s Legalization 0 BY JON HILTZ Abi Roach

Article by Jon Hiltz, It’s rare to watch history in the making and be cognizant of an imminent, pivotal change in society. Watching Canada march toward the end of cannabis prohibition is one of those occasions. This summer, the Great White North is expected to legalize recreational cannabis at the federal level. By doing so, Canada will become the ...

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Canopy Growth Corporation and Niagara College Partner to Expand Opportunities in Canada’s Cannabis Industry

Canopy Growth Corporation and Niagara College Partner to Expand Opportunities in Canada's Cannabis Industry

Article by Newswire Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) or (“the Company”) (TSX: WEED) and Niagara College (“the College”) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to create new experience-based learning opportunities for college students and graduates. This valuable partnership will also support the increased workforce demand at Canopy Growth facilities across Canada and generate joint research and community engagement opportunities ...

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Marijuana Laws in Canada: Province by Province

Marijuana Laws in Canada: Province by Province The marijuana laws in Canada will differ between provinces when the herb is legalized.

Article by Burgess Powell, High Times By the end of the summer, recreational marijuana will be legal across Canada’s provinces and territories. National legislation legalizes the sale, cultivation and use of marijuana. It also sets the limit for marijuana possession at 30 grams and 4 marijuana plants. Everything else—age restrictions, who can sell weed, where you can sell or smoke, police protocol, etc—is left to the provinces. ...

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2 HUGE PARTIES 1 HOTBOX KENSINGTON BLOCK HOTBOX 18TH ANNUAL 420 PARTY Hotbox Lounge & shop x Hip-Hop Vs House + Friends Present… ::: DA JOINT : 4/20 Block Party! ::: Ft. An Eclectic, Smoked Out Lineup Of 🔥🔥🔥 DJ’s… #TeamHipHop :: Dj Dopey :: DMC World Champ :: DJ James Redi :: The Turn Up Gawd :: DJ NDN ...

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YouTube Cracks Down On Cannabis Content With Terminations Of High-Profile Cannabis Channels

Article by Mike Okada, Cannabis Life Network The Canadian cannabis community is reeling after some of the country’s biggest cannabis-focused channels on YouTube have been terminated for violating community guidelines- this includes Pot Tv, UrbanRemo, Mr canucks grow, and many others. That’s thousands of videos, hundreds of thousands of subscribers, and millions of views- all gone in an instant! Why were these ...

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Some Cities Try To Put Brakes On Rush To Marijuana Legalization

Some cities try to put brakes on rush to marijuana legalization Municipalities across the country are harnessing their limited powers to delay the opening of retail cannabis stores, dictate where they can operate or ban them outright — at least temporarily. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC), a subsidiary of the LCBO, plans to open an initial 40 cannabis stores this summer, eventually expanding to 150 stores. (SEAN KILPATRICK / THE CANADIAN PRESS) By ALLAN WOODS Quebec Bureau

Article by Allan Woods, The Toronto Star In the rush to marijuana legalization, cities across the country are harnessing their limited powers to delay the opening of retail pot stores, dictate where they can operate or ban them outright—at least temporarily. There was uproar from Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Toronto District School Board after finding out the city’s first ...

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