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Kid-Friendly Names For Pot Shops Not Allowed Under Proposed Alberta Legislation

Kid-Friendly Names For Pot Shops Not Allowed Under Proposed Alberta Legislation

Article by Gordon Kent, Edmonton Journal The Alberta government will prohibit cannabis stores from using names that sound medical or attract children under new legislation introduced Monday. “This (bill) is a priority for our government, and Albertans have told us loud and clear it’s a priority for them, too,” Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley told a news conference. The estimated 250 ...

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Se­cond Cup Eyes Con­verting Some Cof­fee Shops Into Mar­i­jua­na Stores

Se­cond Cup eyes con­verting some cof­fee shops into mar­i­jua­na stores ARMINA LIGAYA TORONTO THE CANADIAN PRESS. A customer carries her coffee as she leave a Second Cup coffee shop in Toronto on Monday Dec. 5, 2016. DOUG IVES/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Article by Armina Ligaya, The Canadian Press via Globe and Mail Se­cond Cup wants to serve up a dif­fer­ent kind of buzz by con­verting some of its cof­fee shops into can­na­bis dis­pens­aries. The Can­ad­ian re­tail­er an­nounced Thurs­day that it has signed an agree­ment with mar­i­jua­na clin­ic oper­ator National Access Cannabis to de­velop and oper­ate a net­work of rec­rea­tion­al pot stores. ...

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Update: Ontario Cannabis Store Appoints President, Identifies First Addresses For Stores, Issues Product Call For Cannabis and Accessories, Appoint, Two New Board Members

UPDATE: ONTARIO CANNABIS STORE APPOINTS PRESIDENT, IDENTIFIES FIRST ADDRESSES FOR STORES, ISSUES PRODUCT CALL FOR CANNABIS AND ACCESSORIES, APPOINTS TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Article by LCBO Cannabis Updates OCS President The LCBO and the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) today announced the appointment of Nancy Kennedy to the position of President of the OCS. Nancy Kennedy will assume the role of President on April 16, 2018. As President, Nancy Kennedy will provide strategic oversight to the organization as it establishes retail operations for the ...

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British Columbia’s Alcohol Retailers Want Option to Sell Cannabis

B.C.'s alcohol retailers want option to sell cannabis Glen Korstrom. Oliver Twist Liquor Store owner John Johnson plans to build a wall through his Edmonds Street liquor store in Burnaby to create a separate storefront to sell cannabis | Rob Kruyt/Business in Vancouver

Article by Glen Korstrom, Vancouver Courier Alcohol retailers remain eager to sell recreational cannabis despite the B.C. government’s decision to forbid retailers from selling cannabis alongside tobacco or alcohol in the same store once the federal government legalizes adult use of the drug later this year. For private liquor store operators, that means either hiring construction crews to build walls ...

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Medical Marijuana Shop Owner Warns of ‘Upcoming Gap in Supply’ Following Legalization

Medical marijuana shop owner warns of 'upcoming gap in supply' following legalization After licensing, only marijuana from the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch can legally be sold Clare Hennig · CBC News. When the federal Liberal government announced it would be legalizing marijuana, it left it up to the provinces to license the product and oversee its distribution and sale. In B.C., only marijuana from the Liquor Distribution Branch can be sold for recreational use. (CBC News)

Article by Clare Hennig, CBC News Recreational marijuana is set to be legalized in Canada by the summer but one medical marijuana shop owner is concerned that could paradoxically mean less cannabis is available for the first few months. James Whitehead owns three Medijuana Dispensaries and the recently opened Cannabis Medical Centre in Victoria. “I do foresee an upcoming gap in ...

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Ontario Realtors Call for Stronger Protections Against Marijuana Grow-Ops

Ontario realtors call for stronger protections against marijuana grow-ops Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press

Article by Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press via BNN Ontario’s real estate agents want stronger rules to protect home buyers against purchasing a former marijuana grow-op — a situation it says will increase once cannabis is legalized this year. The Ontario Real Estate Association, which represents the province’s 70,000 realtors, has proposed a series of changes it says can act as a ...

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Calgary Recreational Pot Bylaw Bans Public Consumption of Non-Medical Weed

Calgary recreational pot bylaw bans public consumption of non-medical weed. Production staff harvest marijuana plants inside the flowering room at Harvest One Cannabis Inc. in Duncan, B.C., on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito_

Article by The Canadian Press via CTV News Calgary city council has approved recreational marijuana rules that ban the consumption of any form of non-medical pot in public. The bylaw will apply to smoking, vaping and edibles once the federal legalization of recreational weed comes into effect later this year, likely sometime this summer. Medical cannabis will still be allowed ...

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Global Cannabis Research Leaders Beckley Foundation and Canopy Health Innovations Partner to Form Beckley Canopy Therapeutics

Canopy Growth Corporation-Global Cannabis Research Leaders Beckl. Global Cannabis Research Leaders Beckley Foundation and Canopy Health Innovations Partner to Form Beckley Canopy Therapeutics. Introducing Beckley Canopy Therapeutics (CNW Group/Canopy Growth Corporation)

Article by Newswire Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (“Canopy Growth”) is pleased to announce the launch of Beckley Canopy Therapeutics (“Beckley Canopy”), a partnership between its affiliate and biopharmaceutical research arm Canopy Health Innovations (“Canopy Health”) and drug research pioneer Lady Amanda Feilding and the Beckley Foundation (“Beckley”). Beckley Canopy has been formed to research and develop clinically validated cannabis-based medicines, with a ...

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Ford’s Pot Flip Flop Part of Internal PC Party Power Struggle

AnalysisOntario 2018 ElectionCanadian NewsOntario NewsOpinionPolitics Ford’s Pot Flip Flop Part of Internal PC Party Power Struggle By James Di Fiore

Article by James Di Fiore, The Post Millennial There are very few items conservatives in Ontario dislike more than Kathleen Wynne. Trust me on this, if you ask 100 die-hard conservatives if they have a pleasant view of our Premier, two might come back with something other than unadulterated vitriol, and one of those individuals probably misheard the question. Conservatives ...

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Medical Marijuana Users Protest Outside Regina Police Service

Medical marijuana users protest outside Regina Police Service By Colton Praill Global News. A small, but vocal, crowd of protester petitioned outside the Regina Police Service headquarters in response to the force's raids of dispensaries across the city, last week.

Article by Colton Praill, Global News A small, but vocal, crowd of protesters petitioned outside the Regina Police Service (RPS) headquarters in response to the force’s raids of dispensaries across the city last week. Wednesday night, Best Buds Society owner Pat Warnecke was arrested and charged with seven counts related to trafficking medicinal marijuana. “It’s very frustrating for the patients. ...

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