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Legalization of Cannabis Edibles Prompts Windsor Police Advisory

Legalization of cannabis edibles prompts Windsor police advisory Edible cannabis, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals became lawful in Canada on Thursday — and Windsor police want the public to get educated about it. DALSON CHEN, WINDSOR STAR & CHRIS THOMPSON, WINDSOR STAR Edible cannabis products for sale at a dispensary in Henderson, Nevada, are shown in this 2017 file photo. GABE GINSBERG / GETTY IMAGES Local cannabis advocate Jon Liedtke is pictured on Ouellette Avenue Thursday. NICK BRANCACCIO / WINDSOR STAR Workers package marijuana infused chocolate edibles at Kiva Confections on January 16, 2018 in Oakland, California. JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES

Article by Dalson Chen and Chris Thomson, Windsor Star One year since the Cannabis Act of Canada came into effect, the legalities of cannabis products are still under development — and Windsor police want the public to get educated. On Thursday, cannabis edibles, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals officially became lawful for production and sale in Canada. Windsor police prepared ...

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How Canada’s Black Market Survived One Year of Legal Weed

News How Canada's Black Market Survived One Year of Legal Weed From botched retail sales to a proliferation of underground weed delivery services, a look at how legalization is faring one year later. By Manisha Krishnan A protester lights a joint during a 4-20 marijuana rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, April 20, 2012. Sean Kilpatrick

Article by Manisha Krishnan, Vice News On the second day of my fellowship in Berlin this summer, I headed to Görlitzer Park, a notorious spot for desperate tourists looking to pick up weed. I was one of them. I primarily consume cannabis as a sleep aid, and I didn’t think I’d be able to manage without it, considering the extreme ...

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Anne McLellan: You Do Not Create a Regularized Market in a Year

Anne McLellan: You do not create a regularized market in a year MARK RENDELLCANNABIS PROFESSIONAL REPORTER If you’re feeling glum about the first year of legalization, you won’t get much sympathy from Anne McLellan.

Article by Mark Rendell, Globe and Mail If you’re feeling glum about the first year of legalization, you won’t get much sympathy from Anne McLellan. . The former federal Liberal health and justice minister, who chaired the 2016 cannabis legalization task force, sees the first year of legalization as a success, at least from a public health and safety perspective. ...

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Happy Birthday, Weed: Canadians Think Cannabis is Safer and More Socially Acceptable, but Related Information Still Lacking

NEWS Happy birthday, weed: Canadians think cannabis is safer and more socially acceptable, but related information still lacking “These findings signal an opportunity for the cannabis industry, including cannabis licence-holders, to become a source of education” By Emma Spears Respondents also said they think the legal industry is having a positive impact in Canada Rawpixel / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by Emma Spears, Growth Op A new Canada-wide study on adult use-cannabis—released a day in advance of legalization’s first anniversary—indicates that respondents believe cannabis to be more socially acceptable than last year. Still, surveyed Canadians wish they were more knowledgeable about the drug. Canna-curious Canadians are performing online searches and asking family or friends for information about recreational cannabis, ...

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Cannabinoid Therapies: Mental Health Treatment is Going Holistic


Article by Andres Markwart and CannaLance, Cannabis Life Network The earliest written record of cannabis consumption dates back to 2727 B.C. and the mythological Chinese Emperor Shen Nung. In both its psychoactive and industrial forms, it has been utilized by cultures around the globe for centuries. Throughout its history, there have been countless documents recording Cannabinoid Therapies medical uses for ailments ranging from menstrual ...

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Oops… Stoner Dating Gone Wrong


Article by Julia Veintrop, Cannabis Life Network Dating can be so awkward. Nothing like a new romance to increase the weight of that emotional baggage. Like most of the people I know, I deal with it by getting as baked as possible. However, this can backfire and when it does, the results can be catastrophic. If you choose to get ...

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Legal Edibles Explained: Here’s What You Need to Know About Canada’s Second Wave of Cannabis Legalization

Legal edibles explained: Here’s what you need to know about Canada’s second wave of cannabis legalization Brennan Doherty By Brennan Doherty Star Calgary

Article by Brennan Doherty, Star Calgary Edibles and other cannabis products will be legal on Thursday, but you won’t be able to find them on shelves for several weeks at least. Regulations governing the legal sale of cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals will officially take effect on Oct. 17 — a year to the day after the federal government legalized ...

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Why Ontario Smokers Still Flock to the Black Market 1 Year into Cannabis Legalization

Toronto Why Ontario smokers still flock to the black market 1 year into pot legalization Social Sharing Facebook Twitter Email Reddit LinkedIn Ontario lagging behind other provinces in opening bricks-and-mortar stores, experts say Lisa Xing · CBC News Weed has been legal in Canada for one year, but Ontario has lagged behind other provinces in handing out licences to open bricks-and-mortar stores, experts say. (Darryl Dyck)

Article by Lisa Xing, CBC News A year after the federal government legalized recreational pot, Ontario trails the other provinces in its plan to distribute and sell the product, according to some industry watchers and experts. And that has allowed the black market to thrive. “At this point, we’re lagging the most behind,” said Michael Armstrong, associate professor at the Goodman ...

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‘Sky Didn’t Fall:’ Police, Lawyers Still Adjusting After Weed Legalization

'Sky didn't fall:' Police, lawyers still adjusting after pot legalization NATIONAL by Lauren Krugel, Dasi Menakadasi holds a joint while smoking marijuana to celebrate the legalization of recreational cannabis, in Vancouver on Wednesday October 17, 2018. Darryl Dyck

Article by Lauren Krugel, CityNews Police, lawyers and advocates say that one year into cannabis legalization, Canada has a long way to go toward stamping out the black market and pot-impaired driving. “We can’t call it a success at this point,” Chief Const. Mike Serr of the Abbotsford, B.C., police department said of the law change a year ago Thursday. He said organized ...

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