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Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Beginning to Weed Out Retail Cannabis Applications

AGCO beginning to weed out retail marijuana applications Provincial agency that oversees retail cannabis in Ontario has sifted through mountains of applications about 2 hours ago by: Raymond Bowe

Article by Raymond Bowe, Orillia Matters The provincial agency that oversees retail cannabis in Ontario has sifted through the mountains of applications and begun to weed some out. Last week, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced winners in the second round of the retail cannabis lottery, which included one potential operator in Barrie, who then had the ...

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Cannabis Events in Ontario for September 2019

CANNABIS EVENTS IN CANADA FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 Part 6, Cannabis Events in Ontario for September 2019 JESSE SHIP

Article by Jesse Ship, Leafly Lakeside yoga sessions, an attempt at rolling the world’s longest joint, and a trippy, 420-friendly screening of The Dark Side of Oz. Find out more about these events and more canna-centric happenings taking place across Ontario this month. … Toronto MJBizCon Int’l When: September 4 to 6 Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Hall 75 speakers, 150 ...

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Privacy Expert Calls Ontario Cannabis Store’s Sale of Postal Code Data ‘Appalling’

Privacy expert calls Ontario Cannabis Store’s sale of postal code data ‘appalling’ By Patrick Cain National Online Journalist, News Global News WATCH ABOVE: Global News has discovered that the government-run Ontario Cannabis Store sells selected data relating to customer purchases online. But in its privacy policy, the OCS says it never sells customer information. Sean O’Shea has more. Pot stores scanning ID raises privacy concerns

Article by Patrick Cain, Global News The Ontario Cannabis Store sells licensed producers data based on customers’ addresses, Global News has learned. That’s contrary to its own privacy policy, a leading privacy expert says. The address data is broken down by the first three characters of customers’ postal codes. The postal areas vary in population. The average one in Ontario has about 25,000 ...

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Cannabis Store Concerns Grow as Randall’s Stationery Era Nears its End on Kingston Road

Cannabis store concerns grow as Randall’s Stationery era nears its end on Kingston Road JinWoo Lee and his wife HaeKyung Shin have been running Randall’s Stationery on Kingston Road since 2003. They bought the business from the Randall family who had run the store since the 1930s. The couple is now retiring and the store will close on Sept. 10. Photo by Alan Shackleton.

Article by Alan Shackleton, Beach Metro Community News Randall’s Stationery on Kingston Road will close its doors in early September, ending more than 80 years of business for the store in the community. Founded in 1934 by the Randall family, the store has been operated since 2003 by JinWoo Lee and HaeKyung Shin who bought it from the family at ...

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Guelph Cannabis Store Entry Disqualified

Guelph cannabis store entry disqualified Another proposed store on Victoria Road is now off the wait list, can now apply for a licence NEWS Aug 30, 2019 by Graeme McNaughton Guelph Mercury An application for a potential cannabis store on Wyndham Street North was disqualified by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. - Ned Bekavac/Torstar

Article by Graeme McNaughton, Guelph Mercury Tribune Those looking to legally buy weed in downtown Guelph may be out of luck. According to a post on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s website, an application for a potential store at 120 Wyndham St. N. has been disqualified. The AGCO cites the rule under the lottery that selected entries must ...

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Here’s How Much Weed and Cocaine are Consumed in Toronto vs Other Cities

Here's How Much Weed and Cocaine are Consumed in Toronto vs Other Cities Scientists found a combined 450 grams of THC-COOH in wastewater across all 14 test sites per million people per week. Image via Statistics Canada.

Article by Lauren O’Neil, BlogTO Halifax likes cannabis, Edmonton prefers meth and Vancouverites are into morphine (… and coke, and also meth). This is what federal government scientists were able to determine through the results of a 12-month-long pilot project that tested municipal wastewater samples across five major Canadian cities for traces of at least a dozen different drugs. “Accurate measures ...

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Toronto Cannabis Events: September 2 – September 8, 2019

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Toronto is an amazing city for cannabis with so many diverse events going on. Here is a list of the events going on this upcoming week and weekend: Monday, September 2, 2019: B-Real TV Presents: Comedy with Ezone & Jason Rouse! When: 9:00pm-11:00pm (Doors open at 8:00pm) Where: Underground Comedy Club (670 Queen St E, Toronto) Price: $15 Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Wednesday, September 4, 2019: ...

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Three Cannabis Dispensaries Could Open in East Toronto

Three pot shops could open in east Toronto Ontario held lottery to select 42 new cannabis store operators NEWS AUG 28, 2019 BY JOANNA LAVOIE TORONTO.COM A new cannabis retail store is proposed for 1303 Queen St. E. in Leslieville. - Joanna Lavoie/Torstar

Article by Joanna Lavoie, Toronto.com Three new cannabis stores could soon open in Toronto’s east end. The proposed locations for the pot shops are 1303 Queen St. E. in Leslieville; 964 Kingston Rd. in the Upper Beach; and 730 Danforth Ave., Suite 1 in Greektown. Another cannabis retailer has been selected to open up shop in Scarborough in the Birch ...

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Number of Pets Exposed to Cannabis on Rise: Vet Association

Number of pets exposed to cannabis on rise: vet association By: Solomon Israel Dr. Jonas Watson, local vet and president of the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association, poses with Lou the golden retriever in Winnipeg on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Although there is a danger of accidental overdoses of cannabis with pets, there is also potential for therapeutic use. Winnipeg Free Press 2018.

Article by Solomon Israel, Leaf News New data suggest pet poisonings from cannabis are on the rise, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association says. The Pet Poison Helpline, a U.S.-based animal poison control centre that also serves Canadian pet owners and veterinarians, tracked 179 cases of pets being exposed to cannabis in Canada between the start of 2016 and June 30, 2019. ...

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Lindsay Cannabis Store Gets Green Light and Peterborough Store Now a Possibility

Lindsay pot store gets green light and Peterborough store now a possibility George Street site has been added to province’s waiting list, but plans for a Chemong Road store have gone up in smoke while a Lindsay site has now been added to the approved list. NEWS 04:34 PM by Jessica Nyznik Examiner Staff Writer The grey building at 225 George St. N., seen in Peterborough, Ont., on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, has been selected by the Ontario government as a possible location for a cannabis retail store. Canada Corporation is on a waitlist to open the pot shop in the space. - Jessica Nyznik , Examiner

Article by Jessica Nyznik, PeterboughExaminer A downtown Peterborough location is now on the Ontario government’s cannabis store eastern region waiting list after other applicants were disqualified. Canada Corp. is on the wait-list to open a store at 225 George St. N. That’s where the former Classic Rattan store was, between Services Canada and the Knotanew Book Store, across from No ...

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