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Canada’s Opioid Crisis: Warning Labels, Increasing Deaths, Better Drug Tests, & More

CANADA’S OPIOID CRISIS: WARNING LABELS, INCREASING DEATHS, BETTER DRUG TESTS, & MORE MIKE OKADA

Article by Mike Okada, Cannabis Life Network Health Canada is requiring warning labels and patient information handouts for opioids, marking a first for these kinds of medicine, which puts the pharmaceutical painkillers in a similar league as tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis. In addition, pharmaceutical companies will have to develop mandatory opioid risk management plans as well. This development is a ...

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Ontario Awards $300,000 Research Grant to Help Develop the World’s First Beer Brewed From Cannabis

Ontario awards $300,000 research grant to help develop the world's first beer brewed from cannabis Jacquie Miller JACQUIE MILLER. Dooma Wendschuh, chief executive of Province Brands of Canada, the company that is researching how to make what is says is the world's first beer brewed from cannabis. It plans to sell the beer under the labels Cambridge Bay and Dagga (a slang term for marijuana used in Africa). OTTWP

Article by Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen The Ontario government has contributed $300,000 to help a Toronto company work with Loyalist College in Belleville to develop what it says will be the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis. The joint project will create a beer that is “highly intoxicating” but safer and healthier than alcohol, says Province Brands of Canada. The company ...

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Buying Cannabis in Ontario in 2018 Will Be Like Buying Booze in 1928

Buying pot in Ontario in 2018 will be like buying booze in 1928. A man smokes a large marijuana joint during the annual 4/20 marijuana celebration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 20, 2018. With legalization ahead, provinces are taking different approaches in how they sell weed to the public. Justin Tang

Article by Michael J. Armstrong, The Conversation The legalization of cannabis in Canada is on the horizon. Canadian provinces are taking different approaches to how it will be sold to the public. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC) grabbed attention in April for identifying its first store locations. But it was the accompanying call for product suppliers that caught my eye as a business professor. It ...

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NIMCA – A Shield for the Indigenous Cannabis Community

NIMCA – A Shield for the Indigenous Cannabis CommunityGideon Bentata ByGideon Bentata

Article by Gideon Bentata, Skunk Magazine AS WE ALL KNOW, the medicinal and recreational cannabis industry is one that is fast developing across the whole world, with Canada aiming for recreational legalization later in 2018. Anyone doing a little bit of research will see that while cannabis access has improved over the last decade in Canada through the Government medical ...

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Cannabis Act Would Further Criminalize Some Marijuana Users, Committee Hears

Pot Protest NEWS Cannabis Act would further criminalize some marijuana users, committee hears By Lisa Johnson. A woman smokes a joint during the annual 420 marijuana rally on Parliament hill on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Ottawa. Justin Tang

Article by Lisa Johnson, iPolitics The government’s Cannabis Act doesn’t go far enough to legalize marijuana, a panel representing law and bar associations told the Senate committee studying Bill C-45 Wednesday. “The message that Canadians have is that cannabis will be legal soon. This is not true,” said Paul J. Calarco, a member of the Canadian Bar Association. There are still serious ...

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Trudeau Vows Cannabis Will Be Legal By Summer As Senators Urge Delay

Trudeau vows cannabis will be legal by summer as senators urge delay Senate's Aboriginal Peoples committee is recommending a delay of up to a year John Paul Tasker · CBC News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted again Thursday that cannabis will be legal by summer. (Patrick Doyle)

Article by John Paul Tasker, CBC News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday recreational cannabis use will be legal by summer, despite calls from some senators to put off legalization by up to a year to allow for further consultation with Indigenous communities. Speaking to reporters alongside the Portuguese prime minister today, Trudeau said it should come as no surprise that ...

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Roasting With Rosss Rebagliati

Roasting With Rosss Rebagliati

Article by High! Canada At the 1998 Winter Olympics, Ross Rebagliati was the first to ever win an Olympic Gold medal for Men’s Snowboarding. After winning the Gold, he was found to have THC in his system following a blood test and was automatically disqualified. This decision was eventually overturned and Ross was given back the medal. The next day, Ross ...

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The Canadian Medical Association Wants To Scrap Canada’s Medical Marijuana Program

The Canadian Medical Association Wants To Scrap Canada's Medical Marijuana Program By Calvin Hughes

Article by Calvin Hughes, Civilized The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) wants to scrap Canada’s medical marijuana program after the country legalizes recreational marijuana this summer. CMA Vice President of Medical Professionalism Jeff Blackmer says the CMA doesn’t want to be involved with the prescribing of cannabis once recreational legalization comes into effect. “Our view is really that now that the government is obviously ...

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Celebrating the 20th Global Marijuana March Toronto

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Written by Toronto Toker for Dankr.ca. Toronto is fortunate to have two large cannabis events (420 & Global Marijuana March) each year that are free and open to the public. Over the years, each event became better known even though they have both faced opposition over the years. This past year, the organizers for 420 Toronto were forced to find a ...

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