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Cannabis To Be Added Focus Of Holiday RIDE Program In Toronto

Cannabis to be added focus of holiday RIDE program Be ready for a question (or two) about cannabis consumption during police checks Sgt. Brett Moore of Toronto Police traffic services says education surrounding legal cannabis use is crucial to staying safe on the roads. (ELLEN SAMEK/TORONTO OBSERVER) EAST YORK • TORONTO • News

Article by Ellen Samek, Toronto Observer East Yorkers can expect to be asked about cannabis as well as alcohol this year when they roll down the window for the Toronto Police’s holiday RIDE program. RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) will run through the holiday season. The purpose of the program is to raise awareness of the dangers and consequences of impaired ...

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Ontario Opposition Call on Doug Ford to Address Allegations His Chief of Staff Interfered With Police

Ontario opposition call on Ford to address allegations his chief of staff interfered with police PAOLA LORIGGIO TORONTO THE Dean French (centre) chief of staff for Doug Ford, listens to the Ontario Premier, pictured on a monitor, speak at the Ontario PC Convention in Toronto, on Nov. 16, 2018. CHRIS YOUNG/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Article by Paola Loriggio, Globe and Mail Ontario’s opposition parties are calling on Premier Doug Ford to address allegations that his chief of staff sought to interfere in police investigations into illegal cannabis dispensaries. A Toronto Star report published Tuesday alleges that Dean French unsuccessfully ordered senior political aides to instruct police to raid dispensaries the day recreational cannabis became ...

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Should The City Of Orillia Open The Door to Retail Cannabis Stores?

Orillia Should the city open the door to retail cannabis stores? 'If we opt out, we appear to solve nothing,' noted Coun. Hehn; Council must make its decision in January about 20 hours ago by: Dave Dawson

Article by Dave Dawson, Orillia Matters Orillia city councillors have a big decision to make in January. Orillia, like all Ontario municipalities, must decide by Jan. 22 if it wants to get into the pot business. Bill 36 legalized the sale of recreational cannabis. Since Oct. 17, Ontarians have had the ability to purchase pot through the Ontario Cannabis Store’s website. ...

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Reader Letter: People Losing Faith in the Ontario Cannabis Store

Reader Letter: People losing faith in the Ontario Cannabis Store The Ontario Cannabis Store website SCREEN SHOT

Article by Windsor Star While it has been weeks since the federal government legalized cannabis, thousands of Ontarians are feeling left in the dust. Many first-day customers who placed orders on Oct. 17 have still not received their shipments yet. This boondoggle came about as a result of many different contributing factors: over 100,000 orders in less than 24 hours, insufficient ...

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The Hamilton Spectator’s View: City Council Conundrum Over Legal Cannabis Retailers

The Spectator’s view: City council conundrum over legal pot retailers Saying no to legal dispensaries isn’t a sustainable option, which means Hamilton councillors have their work cut out for them. Reality is that postal delivery alone won’t meet Hamilton consumer’s demand for cannabis. - Jeff McIntosh,The

Article by Hamilton Spectator It is entirely understandable that some members of Hamilton city council are frustrated, even angry, with the provincial government’s plan to launch legal cannabis dispensaries. Municipalities specifically asked for a 450-metre buffer zone around schools. Even that — nearly a half kilometre — doesn’t sound like a lot in the interests of making it difficult for underage ...

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Two Government Employees Busted For Weed at Work

Government employees busted for weed at work Last summer, a couple of federal government employees got a tough lesson about why you shouldn't sell weed at work. (Sean Kilpatrick / The files)

Article by The Leaf News Two employees of the federal civil service were sacked after being caught using and distributing cannabis at work, according to a new disclosure posted online by Public Services and Procurement Canada. PSPC is the government department responsible for handling issues such as procurement, property management and payroll for the rest of the federal civil service. The department ...

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Ford’s Unelected Chief of Staff Wanted Officials to Order Police to Raid Cannabis Stores, Sources Say

Ford’s unelected chief of staff wanted officials to order police to raid pot stores, sources say Dean French wanted illegal cannabis shops shut down triggering fears he crossed a line. “We’re not a police state. We don’t have the right or the ability to direct police to do anything,” one person said. NEWS 05:30 AM by Rob Ferguson Toronto Star Ontario Premier Doug Ford, left, sits alongside his Chief of Staff Dean French as they prepare to hear federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speak at the Ontario PC Convention in Toronto on Nov. 17, 2018. - Chris Young,THE

Article by Rob Ferguson, Toronto Star via Niagara Falls Review Premier Doug Ford’s chief of staff ordered senior political aides to direct police to raid outlaw cannabis stores the day marijuana became legal and to show “people in handcuffs,” the Toronto Star has learned. The edict from Dean French — an unelected political aide — in two conference calls the ...

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Ontario Will Give Municipalities $15M in January to Deal With Legal Cannabis, Fedeli Says

Ontario will give municipalities $15M in January to deal with legal pot, Fedeli says Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Money will first be split among the province's municipalities, finance minister says The Canadian Press Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says $15 million will first be split among the province's municipalities at the start of the new year to help with legal pot. (Nathan Denette/)

Article by CBC News The Ontario government will start distributing millions in funding in January to help municipalities cover costs associated with legalizing recreational cannabis. In a letter to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says $15 million will first be split among the province’s municipalities at the start of the new year, with funding allocated ...

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Cannabis-Related Impaired Driving Charge Laid in Upper Ottawa Valley

Pot-related impaired driving charge laid in Upper Ottawa Valley OPP say another man is facing alcohol-related impaired driving charges. 0 about an hour ago by: Mike Vlasveld Image from the OPP

Article by Mike Vlasveld, Ottawa Matters Two Laurentian Valley Township men are facing charges after officers from the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police conducted RIDE checks in Pembroke. The checks happened in the evening and early morning hours of November 15 and 16. Jordan Michael Smith, 27, was charged under Ontario’s Cannabis Control Act with: – ...

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