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RIDE or Die: Ontario Police Charge, Fine Drivers For Improperly Storing Cannabis in Their Vehicles

CULTURE RIDE or die: Ontario Police charge, fine drivers for improperly storing cannabis in their vehicles "Just put it in the trunk and erase that suspicion and you will be fine” By David Yasvinski “Three drivers were charged with having cannabis readily available within 45 minutes of that RIDE check starting,” Const. Joe Ayotte with the Peterborough County OPP said. Greg Southam

Article by David Yasvinski, Growth Op It’s going to be a busy season for the RIDE program. Police in Ontario are ramping up Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere checks as the holiday season approaches and drivers get a little too joyful behind the wheel of their cars. Officers in search of drivers under the influence of alcohol or cannabis said the ...

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Toronto Cannabis Events: December 2 – December 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, December 2, 2019: Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Industry Night When: 6:00pm-9:00pm Where: Yongesterdam Lounge Price: N/A Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Free Cannabis Grow Class When: 6:00pm-8:00pm Where: Grow Op Hydroponics (1332 Bloor St. West, Toronto) Price: Free Movie and ...

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Quebec’s Couche Tard Convenience Plans to Bid on Cannabis NB

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Article by Jesse B. Staniforth, Leafly Massive Quebec convenience store firm Couche Tard, which owns 16,000 stores across every continent except Africa and Oceania, has long aimed to become a major cannabis player. With New Brunswick seeking a single buyer for its Crown adult-use retail monopoly Cannabis NB, Couche Tard sees opportunity. “This is effectively an interesting piece of news for us,” said ...

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WeedMD to Buy Union-Backed Cannabis Company Starseed


Article by Mark Rendell, Globe and Mail Ontario cannabis grower WeedMD Inc. is acquiring union-backed cannabis company Starseed Holdings Inc., according to an individual with knowledge of the deal. As part of the transaction, Starseed’s main backer, the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), is making a multimillion-dollar investment in WeedMD, the source said. The Globe and Mail is ...

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Everyone’s Trying to Sneak Canadian Cannabis Across the Border, According to Customs and Border Protection

NEWS Everyone’s trying to sneak Canadian cannabis across the border, according to Customs and Border Protection Officials say a total of 5,200 lbs of narcotics were seized over the past year, and the majority of those seizures, about 3,000 pounds, consisted of cannabis By Emma Spears FT. ERIE, ON SEPT. 11, 2001 -- Cars are stopped and searched at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, NY Tuesday as security was tightened along the Canada-United States border after separate terrorist attacks hit areas of the eastern US. Staff photo by Denis Cahill/The Standard The Standard

Article by Emma Spears, Growth Op Canadians know our weed is the best the world has to offer (sorry, everyone else). But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to sneak part of your stash in your luggage when travelling abroad. Despite it being a bad idea, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in the U.S. said that people are trying to smuggle ...

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Cannabis Lubes For Cuffing Season: Hanlon

Cannabis lubes for cuffing season: Hanlon 'For women who have never tried cannabis, this will be quite the revelatory experience,' says HighOnLove founder Angela Mustone SARAH HANLON, POT CULTURE Cannabis and hemp lubes with and without cannabinoids are now on the market. Photo: HighOnLove SHARE ADJUST COMMENT PRINT It’s cuffing season, people!

Article by Sarah Hanlon, London Free Press It’s cuffing season, people! Cuffing season is another name for the cold winter months when singles seek out relationships — because, well, it’s so much more pleasant to stay in with someone than dating in long johns. To help you on your cuffing mission, cannabis subscription box company Canndora partnered with U.S. hemp ...

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Leafly Canada Holiday Gift Guide: Cannabis Gifts For Grandparents

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Article by Leafly News Boomers and their parents are the fastest-growing cohorts of new and returning cannabis consumers. Here are some stellar gifts for older loved ones in your life who are known for putting the ‘gram’ in Grammie or Gramps. A Pretty Dope Kit For the grandma whose shoes and nails always match her scarf and hat, this odour-trapping ...

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Cannabis Sales Could Jump With Edibles, But Industry Should Be Prepared

Cannabis sales could jump with edibles, but industry should be prepared HOT TOPICS SPECIAL FEATURES MULTIMEDIA EVENTS ABOUT Edibles, extracts and topicals could bring in millions of consumers, many of them ‘canna-curious,’ but Canadian producers will face challenges. Photo: A cannabis smoothie. Shutterstock, by Elvira Koneva. Photo: Cannabis cream. Shutterstock, by IRA_EVVA.

Article by Tahira Rehmatullah, Policy Options Canadian Cannabis 2.0 is here! It’s been over a year since recreational cannabis was legalized for adult use in Canada, and with the edibles, extracts and topicals category recently legalized, the market is shifting into what many envision as a new wave of consumption. How will the introduction of these new products impact the market? ...

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Collingwood’s First Legal Cannabis Shop Set to Open This December

Collingwood's first legal pot shop set to open this December Sessions Cannabis looks to hire 15 staff members about 8 hours ago By: CollingwoodToday Staff Photo provided by Sessions Cannabis Collingwood’s first legal pot shop will open by Christmas.

Article by Collingwood Today Collingwood’s first legal pot shop will open by Christmas. That’s the plan according to Louis Laskovski, the man who won the local licence in the last government lottery. Laskovski has partnered with Sessions Cannabis as his retailer and will open a store at 312 Hurontario St. “After an intensive government approval process, we strive to become ...

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Ask a Lawyer: Can I Consume Cannabis Edibles Around the Children?

Ask a lawyer: Can I consume cannabis edibles around the children? One of the expressed purposes of the Cannabis Act is to protect the health of young persons CHAD FINKELSTEIN, ASK A LAWYER Ellington, who sponsored the original ordinance, had proposed setting the limit at 100 g as opposed to 35 g. VLADSTUDIORAW / ISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES PLUS Decorative Scales of Justice "Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept."

Article by Chad Finkelstein, London Free Press Have a burning weed question? Chad Finkelstein, a partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP, and founder and chair of the firm’s franchise practice group and cannabis practice group, will try to answer them. Tweet your questions @TheGrowthOp: Q: Is it legal to use cannabis edibles in close proximity to children? A. Yes — there ...

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