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Cannabis Shortages Likely To Continue Into 2019

Cannabis shortages likely to continue into 2019 Premium content Andrea Gunn AtlantiCann president Christine Halef is shown in one of her company’s grow rooms, located in the Lower Sackville business park. AtlantiCann just received federal approval to provide cannabis to Canadian consumers. - Eric Wynne According to Health Canada, there are currently 134 companies licensed to produce cannabis in Canada — 90 of those were licensed in the last 16 months

Article by Andrea Gunn, The Chronicle Herald Health Canada says legal cannabis shortages that have been experienced in some provinces, including Nova Scotia, will likely continue into the New Year. Karen Casey, Nova Scotia’s finance minister and deputy premier said in an interview Wednesday, the province is only receiving 35 to 40 per cent of the cannabis it needs to ...

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Bailey Says Brant Should ‘Opt-In’ to Allow Retail Cannabis Stores

Bailey says Brant should 'opt-in' to allow retail cannabis stores Vincent BallVincent Ball Brant Mayor David Bailey EXPOSITOR PHOTO

Article by Vincent Ball, Brantford Expositor Brant County should “opt-in” and allow private retail cannabis stores to open within its boundaries, says Mayor David Bailey. “I’m all for it,” Bailey said in an interview Friday. He said he is in favour of a proposal brought to councillors last week by Emblem, a Paris-based manufacturer of medicinal and recreational cannabis. The company ...

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Trudeau Expects Cannabis Supply Shortages To Be Fixed Within a Year

Trudeau expects cannabis supply shortages to be fixed within a year

Article by CP24 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the biggest challenge associated with the legalization of cannabis has been the supply shortage — but he expects it to disappear within a year. In an end-of-year interview with The Canadian Press Friday, Trudeau predicted the problem would be resolved “during the coming months and perhaps the coming year.” He noted the ...

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Only These 13 Ontario Cities Will Likely Have Their Own Legal Cannabis Stores By April 2019

Only These 13 Ontario Cities Will Likely Have Their Own Legal Cannabis Stores By April 2019 Only 13 municipalities have opted in to selling weed so far. @Kent Kanouse, Flickr / Brandon Crawford | Dreamstime.com Elizabeth Keith · 22 hours ago

Article by Elizabeth Keith, Narcity The deadline for Ontario municipalities to opt-in for legal marijuana retailers is drawing closer and closer. The Ford government has given cities and towns until January 22nd to make a decision about whether they want physical pot shops in their areas. The Conservatives aren’t making this decision any easier, though. On top of the deadline for councils ...

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Critics Fume Over Ontario’s Latest Pot Plan, Which Could Freeze Out London Area

Critics fume over Ontario's latest pot plan, which could freeze out London area Southwestern Ontario, one of Canada's largest pot-growing belts, could be frozen out of the marijuana retail business amid the Ontario Progressive Conservative government's abrupt move to limit legal marijuana stores for the entire province to 25 chosen in a lottery. DALE CARRUTHERS & MEGAN STACEY

Article by Dale Carruthers & Megan Stacey, London Free Press Southwestern Ontario, one of Canada’s largest pot-growing belts, could be frozen out of the marijuana retail business amid the Ontario Progressive Conservative government’s abrupt move to limit legal marijuana stores for the entire province to 25 chosen in a lottery. Critics are fuming about yet another 11th-hour change to the ...

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5 Cannabis Retail Licences Allocated To Toronto, 6 For The GTA

5 cannabis retail licences allocated to Toronto, 6 for the GTA

Article by City News The Ontario government has announced where the 25 initial cannabis licences will be allocated across the province. It was revealed on Thursday the PC government has decided to limit the number of privately-owned cannabis stores that open on April 1, 2019 due to a pot supply shortage in Canada. Five of those licences will be issued to cannabis ...

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Port Colborne Defers Decision on Retail Cannabis Stores

Port Colborne defers decision on retail marijuana stores Resident expresses fear of city being branded ‘Pot Colborne’ NEWS Dec 11, 2018 by James Culic Port Colborne Leader Port Colborne city councillors have yet to make a decision on retail marijuana stores within city limits. - Shutterstock

Article by James Culic Port Colborne Leader via St Catharines Standard A report in front of Port Colborne councillors during their first meeting of the term included a recommendation to allow retail sales of marijuana in the city, but council chose to defer the decision to next year. After more than an hour of debate on the issue at city hall ...

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Ontario To Limit Cannabis Store Licences To 25 For April 1 Due To Supply Shortage

Ontario to limit cannabis store licences to 25 for April 1 due to supply shortage Cannabis buds lay along a drying rack at the CannTrust Niagara Greenhouse Facility in Fenwick, Ont., on June 26, 2018

Article by CityNews Months after saying it would not cap the number of licences for retail pot shops after cannabis was legalized, the Ontario government has reversed course, saying it will now only be able to issue 25 licences by April. In a statement Thursday evening, the province says it plans to take a “phased approach” to authorizing retail cannabis ...

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Mississauga, Markham Become Latest Ontario Municipalities to Opt Out of Cannabis Retail Stores

Mississauga, Markham become latest Ontario municipalities to opt out of cannabis retail stores JAMESON BERKOW Houses and condo building are seen in Mississauga. MARK BLINCH/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Article by Jameson Berkow, Globe and Mail Dealing a setback to aspiring Ontario cannabis retailers, two major Toronto-area municipalities moved Wednesday to prevent private storefronts from selling marijuana within their borders. . Mississauga City Council, representing the province’s third-largest city, just west of Toronto, voted 10-2 in favour of opting out of cannabis retail. A few hours later, city councillors ...

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CannaMatch: One Man’s Vision To Play

CannaMatch: One Man's Vision To Play

Article by High! Canada Like a lot of people, Glenn Wells, CEO & Founder of Mission, BC-based CannaMatch.ca, a friendship and dating website aiming to connect lovers of the cannabis plant of all kinds to each other, is looking forward to October 17th. With the proverbial clock on Parliament Hill about to count down to a permanent 4:20, Canada is ...

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