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Health Unit Wants Tokyo Smoke to Change Locations

Health unit wants Tokyo Smoke to change locations Future Nipissing Plaza cannabis store too close to schools, alcohol retailers, it argues Michael LeeMichael Lee More from Michael Lee Published on: February 19, 2020 | Last Updated: February 19, 2020 11:43 PM EST An application is currently underway to open a Tokyo Smoke at this storefront in Nipissing Plaza on Lakeshore Drive. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has written in opposition to the proposed location, arguing it is too close to alcohol retail outlets and schools. Michael Lee/The Nugget SHARE ADJUST COMMENT PRINT The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has made an appeal to the applicant behind the proposed Tokyo Smoke shop on Lakeshore Drive to have the cannabis store moved to another location away from nearby alcohol retailers and schools.

Article by Michael Lee, The North Bay Nugget The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit has made an appeal to the applicant behind the proposed Tokyo Smoke shop on Lakeshore Drive to have the cannabis store moved to another location away from nearby alcohol retailers and schools. In a letter written in mid-December, Healthy Living program manager Chris Bowes ...

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A Local Grandmother Just Opened This Cannabis Store—Despite Having No Industry Experience

CANNABISA local grandmother just opened this cannabis store—despite having no industry experience BY JEAN GRANT PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHANE FESTER

Article by Jean Grant, Toronto Life Last summer, the Ontario government doled out an additional 42 cannabis retail store licenses. Meta Cannabis Co., a new store located in the old Dominion bank building at Yonge and Gerrard, is part of that second wave of permits. The owner of this particular emporium is a local grandmother and semi-retired insurance consultant (she ...

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Toronto Native Elias Theodorou Earns MMA’s First Exemption to Use Medical Cannabis

NEWS Toronto native Elias Theodorou earns MMA’s first exemption to use medical marijuana “I remain committed to fighting the negative stigma of medical cannabis, not only for myself, but for all athletes.” By David Yasvinski FILE: Elias Theodorou (R) of Canada fights against Eryk Anders of the United States in a middleweight bout during the UFC 231 event at Scotiabank Arena on Dec. 8, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images FILE: Mixed martial artist Elias Theodorou trains at the MMA University in NE Calgary in preparation for his upcoming fight against Cezar Ferreira at UFC Fight Night: Halifax Friday Jan. 27, 2017 in Calgary, Alta. / Photo: DEAN PILLING POSTMEDIA DEAN PILLING POSTMEDIA FILE: Derrick Lewis yells on the scale during the UFC 247 ceremonial weigh-in at Toyota Center on Feb. 07, 2020 in Houston, Tex. / Photo: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Article by David Yasvinski, Growth Op The Spartan has finally won his biggest battle. Veteran UFC fighter Elias Theodorou has been granted a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for medical cannabis by the B.C. Athletic Commission, the first of its kind awarded to a professional in mixed martial art (MMA). The exemption allows Theodorou to “to continue his doctor-prescribed use of ...

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B.C. Budtenders Become First Private Cannabis Workers to Unionize in Canada

An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo) B.C. budtenders become first private cannabis workers to unionize in Canada Two of seven Clarity Cannabis storefronts vote to join UFCW 1518 union ASHLEY WADHWANI

Article by Ashley Wadhwani, Nelson Star A group of employees at a B.C. cannabis company have become the first private sector dispensary workers to unionize in Canada. Staff members at two Clarity Cannabis storefronts in Greater Victoria have joined the United Food and Commercial Workers’ 1518 Local, the union announced Tuesday. Clarity Cannabis operates five other stores in B.C., including ...

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Ian Mulgrew: B.C. Cannabis Police ‘Blink,’ and Reverse Their Stance on Evidence

BUSINESS Ian Mulgrew: B.C. cannabis police 'blink,' and reverse their stance on evidence OPINION: Reversal by pot police only underscores the Cheech-and-Chong chaos that has marked Mike Farnworth's handling of cannabis legalization By Ian Mulgrew Trees of Eden Grown co-owner Alex Robb recently got notice from B.C.'s Community Security Unit fining him personally, not the company for which he works for and owns two per cent, for selling pot last year without a proper licence. CHAD HIPOLITO / PNG Victoria, B.C., February 13, 2020-- Trees Co-owner Alex Robb just got notice from the Provincial community safety unit fining him personally, not the company for which he works for and owns 2 per cent, for selling pot last year without a proper licence. He's photographed outside one of his empty locations in Victoria. Chad Hipolito/Postmedia [PNG Merlin Archive] Trees of Eden Grown co-owner Alex Robb recently got notice from B.C.’s Community Security Unit fining him personally, not the company for which he works for and owns two per cent, for selling pot last year without a proper licence. CHAD HIPOLITO / PNG

Article by Ian Mulgrew, Growth Op Embarrassed by a draconian policy revealed by a $1.5-million fine imposed on an illicit cannabis shop, the B.C. pot police will now provide legal disclosure about the grounds for the staggering penalty and any other tickets issued. Deputy director of the Community Security Unit Lisa Romanuik said in a letter dated Friday to Alex Robb, general ...

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Cannabis Extract Prices Vary ‘Wildly’ Between Provincially Run Stores

Toronto·CBC Investigates Cannabis extract prices vary 'wildly' between provincially run stores Social Sharing Facebook Twitter Email Reddit LinkedIn Inconsistencies could undermine governments' goal of wiping out illegal market, expert says Jackie Sharkey · CBC News Prices for cannabis extracts, capsules and oils in Ontario have Jessica Nudo rationing her use. She's seen the price fluctuations and doesn't know why one product would cost so much more in one province than another. (Michael Rich/CBC) Cost of oils, sprays and capsules in Canada CBC News compared the prices of 61 cannabis extracts available in provinces where the government acts as wholesaler and runs an online store. Some provinces hired Deloitte's Rishi Malkani to help negotiate cannabis prices with producers. He says Deloitte's research shows regions have different taste preferences, particularly with edibles. Products that sell well could become cheaper. (CBC) David Lobo, vice-president of corporate affairs for OCS, says prices have dropped on more than 200 products since legalization, 40 of those in the extract category: capsules, oils and sprays. (Tina MacKenzie/CBC) Unity Whittaker goes over cannabis products for sale at Village Bloomery in Vancouver. Whittaker is the store's buyer and tracks the cost from province to province. (Daniel Beauparlant/Radio-Canada)

Article by Jackie Sharkey, CBC News A CBC News analysis has revealed the price of cannabis extracts varies widely across Canada, with the same product costing up to three and a half times more in one provincially run online store than another. The inconsistencies, experts say, could undermine efforts to wipe out the country’s illegal market. The analysis looked at the ...

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Ontario Cannabis Store Brings Same-Day/Next-Day Shipping to Guelph

Ontario Cannabis Store brings same-day/next-day shipping to Guelph For about $12, you can have your weed delivered to you later tonight NEWS 01:41 PM by Jonathan Duncan Guelph Mercury

Article by Jonathan Duncan, Guelph Mercury The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) announced Tuesday they are expanding their same-day and next-day delivery service to Guelph. For a little over $12, you can have your marijuana delivered to you sometime between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m., so long as you placed your order before 1 p.m. For just over $10, you can ...

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Cannabis Company Executives Point Finger at Founders Over Alleged Missing $14 Million

Cannabis company executives point finger at founders over alleged missing $14 million Green Relief co-founders ‘vehemently deny’ allegations levelled in video, court documents A Green Relief aquaponics grow operation in Flamborough, Ont.Carlos Osorio/Reuters files Vanmala Subramaniam

Article by Vanmala Subramaniam, Financial Post A licensed cannabis producer facing significant financial issues is alleging the company’s own founders misappropriated approximately $14 million from its coffers, leaving hundreds of shareholders with little to show for their investments. . A video obtained by the Financial Post of a private shareholders’ meeting on Jan. 14 shows executives of Green Relief Inc. ...

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Canadian Beer Sales Continue Slide in Face of Rising Cannabis Sector

Canadian beer sales continue slide in face of rising cannabis sector Matt Lamers The Canadian beer market suffered its biggest decline in years in 2019 as competition increased from other beverage categories and an expanding cannabis industry.

Article by Matt Lamers, Marijuana Business Daily The Canadian beer market suffered its biggest decline in years in 2019 as competition increased from other beverage categories and an expanding cannabis industry. Sales of domestic and imported beer fell 3% last year from 2018, the steepest decline in at least seven years, according to data from industry group Beer Canada. Domestic ...

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