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Brampton City Council Votes Tonight on Allowing Pot Shops in the City

Brampton City Council Votes Tonight on Allowing Pot Shops in the City By Nikita Brown

Article by Nikita Brown, Bramptonist Just one day before the province’s deadline, Brampton will make a decision on wehther to allow retail cannabis stores in the city. Municipalities across the Greater Toronto Area have until January 22 to decide whether to opt in and allow retail cannabis stores in their cities. Cities like Toronto and Orangeville have already voted yes, meanwhile Mississauga, Oakville and ...

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Class Action Certified To Proceed to Trial Against Organigram Licensed Producer

Organigram Class Action Certified To Proceed to Trial

Article by Newswire A class action was certified against Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”) and its parent company Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), a leading licensed producer of cannabis in Canada, on Friday, January 18, 2019. Certification is not a decision on the merits of the lawsuit, but simply deals with the proper procedure for a lawsuit, which ...

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‘It’s Not Working’: Why Some Grey Market Cannabis Dispensaries are Staying Open

'It's not working': Why some weed dispensaries are staying open Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn As government-operated stores struggle, dispensaries step up, lawyer says Julia Wright · CBC News · Cannabis NB is the only legal retailer of cannabis in New Brunswick, but medical dispensaries like King Canna, pictured, continue to provide customers with edibles, dried flower, and extracts. (Joseph Tunney/CBC)

Article by Julia Wright, CBC News The provincial government is pretty clear on its website: Cannabis NB is “the only legal retailer of cannabis.” But you wouldn’t know that from the steady stream of consumers filtering in and out of King Canna, a Saint John medical dispensary on a lunch hour in January — three months after New Brunswick launched its government monopoly ...

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Michigan Is Turning to the Black Market to Combat Cannabis Supply Shortages

Politics Michigan Is Turning to the Black Market to Combat Cannabis Supply Shortages Calvin Hughes

Article by Calvin Hughes, Civilized Michigan’s medical marijuana market is facing a serious supply shortage, so the state is turning to the black market to solve it. All unlicensed cannabis businesses in Michigan were forced to close on December 31, leaving patients with few places to legally buy medical marijuana. To fight this issue, the Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board will temporarily ...

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As Cannabis Deadline Looms, 170 Ontario Municipalities Still Have Not Decided On Opting Out Of Stores

As cannabis deadline looms, 170 Ontario municipalities still have not decided on opting out of stores Jan. 22 is almost upon us. But are many towns trying to see if their neighbours make the first move? NEWS 07:44 PM Joseph Hall Toronto Star There are still a lot of unanswered questions about the industry in Ontario, which is likely affecting cities’ decisions to opt in or out of hosting retail stores, experts say. - Cole Burston , Bloomberg

Article by Joseph Hall, Toronto Star via Hamilton Spectator As the Jan. 22 deadline to accept or decline cannabis shops looms, more than a third of the 414 eligible municipalities in the province have yet to decide. As of Friday afternoon, councils representing some 170 cities, towns, townships and regions across the province had not exercised their option to bar ...

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Union Keen to Organize Workers at Ontario’s Cannabis Warehouse

Union keen to organize workers at Ontario’s cannabis warehouse By SARA MOJTEHEDZADEHWork and Wealth Reporter Ontario Public Service Employees Union President Warren “Smokey” Thomas is hoping to unionize warehouse workers at the Ontario Cannabis Store distribution centre. (NATHAN DENETTE / FILE PHOTO)

Article by Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Toronto Star Warehouse workers should see a slice of cannabis industry profits in a sector where precarious employment is a growing concern, according to the head of Ontario’s public sector union. Speaking to the Star, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) president Warren “Smokey” Thomas said the drive to unionize a privately run warehouse supplying the ...

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After Layoffs, Cannabis NB Employees in 2 Cities Take Steps to Unionize

After layoffs, Cannabis NB employees in 2 cities take steps to unionize Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn New Brunswick Union calls move to organize 'a step in the right direction' Julia Wright · CBC News A majority of employees at two of the 20 Cannabis NB locations in New Brunswick have signed union cards. (Julia Wright / CBC)

Article by Julia Wright, CBC News Cannabis NB employees at two New Brunswick stores have taken the first steps toward joining a union. The announcement from the New Brunswick Union, which represents many public employees in the province, comes just over a week after a major round of layoffs at the cannabis authority. A majority of employees at the Campbellton and Miramichi Cannabis ...

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Ontario’s Pot Licence Lottery — Why Did Ford Change the Rules?

Ontario's pot licence lottery — Why did Ford change the rules? LISTEN | PRINT BY KAREN GRAHAM YESTERDAY IN WORLD Last Friday, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced the names of the 25 winners of the lottery for retail cannabis licenses. Problem is, very few have any experience or connections to Canada’s cannabis industry. An employee inspect medicinal marijuana by hand at Tweed INC. in Smith Falls, Ontario December 5, 2016

Article by Karen Graham, Digital Journal Close to 17,000 individuals and a very few companies threw their name into the lottery pot, all hoping to win the “golden ticket,” much like the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory movie from 2005. The trouble with Ontario’s lottery is that it is being viewed as one of the most unorthodox approaches to legalizing marijuana ever ...

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‘We’re in Panic Mode’: Ontario Pot Lottery Winners Scramble to Strike Deals

MARIJUANA 19h ago 'We're in panic mode': Ontario pot lottery winners scramble to strike deals By David George-Cosh

Article by David George-Cosh, BNN Bloomberg Lawyers, retailers and cannabis producers scrambled to sign deals as time ticked down to the Friday deadline as winners of Ontario’s pot shop licence lottery formally applied to open one of the province’s 25 cannabis stores this April. “We’re in panic mode,” Frank Robinson, a partner with Cassels Brock & Blackwell – a firm representing clients looking to tie-up ...

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As Cannabis Deadline Looms, 170 Ontario Municipalities Still Have Not Decided on Opting Out of Stores

As cannabis deadline looms, 170 Ontario municipalities still have not decided on opting out of stores By JOSEPH HALL There are still a lot of unanswered questions about the industry in Ontario, which is likely affecting cities’ decisions to opt in or out of hosting retail stores, experts say. (COLE BURSTON / BLOOMBERG)

Article by Joseph Hall, Toronto Star As the Jan. 22 deadline to accept or decline cannabis shops looms, more than a third of the 414 eligible municipalities in the province have yet to decide. As of Friday afternoon, councils representing some 170 cities, towns, townships and regions across the province had not exercised their option to bar brick-and-mortar pot shops ...

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