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CannTrust Expected to be Dropped From the S&P/TSX Composite at the End of September

CannTrust expected to be dropped from the S&P/TSX composite at the end of September ANDREW WILLIS The slide in CannTrust’s value has put its market capitalization at about $335-million, well below the threshold for membership in the index.

Article by Andrew Willis, Globe and Mail CannTrust Holdings Inc. is likely to be dropped from Canada’s benchmark stock index this month, the latest setback for a company that was rocked this summer by a Health Canada investigation into unlicensed cannabis production and subsequent executive departures. . CannTrust is a member of the S&P/TSX Composite Index, a group that includes ...

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50 Cannabis Retail licenses to be Awarded in Second Lottery

50 cannabis retail licenses to be awarded in second lottery Fifty new retail cannabis licenses will be awarded on Tuesday as Ontario moves forward with its second lottery.

Article by CityNews Fifty new retail cannabis licenses will be awarded on Tuesday as Ontario moves forward with its second lottery. The lottery will be handing out licenses to sell legal marijuana to 42 retail stores, including 13 in Toronto and six in the rest of the GTA, while eight more will be given to First Nations Reserves through a ...

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What it’s Like to Have Cannabis Delivered From Toronto’s CAFE

What it's like to have cannabis delivered from Toronto's CAFE Peter Smith

Article by Peter Smith, Daily Hive Toronto’s unlicensed dispensary chain, CAFE, has been making headlines and aggravating law enforcement for months. Yet, while the store’s four locations may be secured behind large concrete bricks — at least for now — the business is still finding ways to get its customers their product. Last week, police made multiple arrests of individuals selling outside the forcibly shuttered locations, ...

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Cornwall Street Crime Unit Seize $115k Worth of Illegal Cannabis, Cash

CPS seize $115k worth of illegal cannabis, cash

Article by Cornwall Seaway News On Friday, July 26, members of the Cornwall Street Crime Unit executed a Cannabis Act search warrant at a Marlborough St. address. As a result of the search warrant, over 2,000 grams of illegal cannabis products were located. They include cannabis shatter, cannabis edibles and THC resin. Police also located Canadian currency, a machete and ...

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OSC Complaint, Class-Action Lawsuits Could Add to CannTrust’s Woes

OSC complaint, class-action lawsuits could add to CannTrust's woes Questions whether CannTrust placed investors at risk of harm by not disclosing that it was breaching regulations by growing cannabis in unlicensed rooms CannTrust marijuana plants at the Pelham Niagara Greenhouse Facility.Peter J Thompson/National Post Victor Ferreira

Article by Victor Ferreira, Financial Post The enforcement team of the Ontario Securities Commission is reviewing a complaint filed against CannTrust Holdings Inc., the Financial Post has learned. The complaint, filed last week in response to Health Canada’s finding that the company was growing cannabis in five unlicensed rooms, questions whether CannTrust placed investors at risk of harm by not ...

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Oh Cannabis. Our Governments Just Can’t Get it Right

Editorial: Oh cannabis. Our governments just can’t get it right Despite its denials, Ottawa has failed to ensure the supply of legal weed comes close to meeting consumer demand. As for the Ontario government, it’s botched the roll-out of retail stores. OPINION 06:02 PM Hamilton Spectator Busy salespersons help customers at Canna Cabana in April. Despite its denials, Ottawa has failed to ensure the supply of legal weed comes close to meeting consumer demand. As for the Ontario government, it’s botched the roll-out of retail stores. - Cathie Coward , Hamilton Spectator file photo

Article by Hamilton Spectator There’s a compelling case to be made that ordinary Canadians have handled the historic legalization of cannabis far better than either the Ontario or federal governments. Cheers to the people and a summer raspberry to the politicians. Consider that in the nine months since the prohibition of recreational pot ended, drug-impaired driving did not spike as ...

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Pot Brownies and More are Coming — Not Until 2020 With Lots of Question Marks: Expert

Hamilton Pot brownies and more are coming — not until 2020 with lots of question marks: expert Social Sharing Don't expect the new products, one expert says, until after the federal election CBC News (Courtesy Julie Van Rosendaal) (Julie Van Rosendaal) Your friendly, neighbourhood, Ontario-run cannabis store could have a new, and expanded menu. Pot brownies, cannabis tea, cannabis chocolate and much more are on the way but, one expert says, not until 2020. 7:52

Article by CBC News Your friendly, neighbourhood, Ontario-run cannabis store expects to soon be offering a new and expanded menu. Pot brownies. Cannabis-infused tea and sparkling water. Grape juice. Cookies. Malt beverages. Lots more. Even wine and beer. The next wave of provincially approved pot products are on their way, but maybe not soon. There’s still lots to decide. Who gets to supply the products? ...

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Crown Drops Charges in Stratford RIDE Check Drug Bust Case

Crown drops charges in RIDE check drug bust case Terry BridgeTerry Bridge Stratford police posted this photo on Twitter after saying they seized over six pounds of weed during a roadside sobriety checkpoint on Dec. 11. (Handout)

Article by Terry Bridge, Stratford Beacon Herald The Crown has dropped drug trafficking charges against a man who was arrested after Stratford police said they found six pounds of weed in a vehicle during a roadside sobriety check point. Dinh Nguyen had documentation from Health Canada allowing him to transport up to 10,500 grams of medical marijuana, but it had ...

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Cannabis-Related Charges Almost Disappear From Calgary Police Statistics

Cannabis-related charges almost disappear from city police statistics Cynthia Wong smokes cannabis during '420 day' in downtown Calgary at Olympic Plaza on Friday, April 20, 2018. She has been smoking for 19 years and has a medical card to for pain control and insomnia. Jim Wells/Postmedia While cannabis-related matters have taken up much less of the Calgary Police Service's time, licensed sellers are asking for a crackdown on illicit online sales. A Calgary drug dealer who dubs himself Medi Man has been handing out samples of cannabis bud in a tiny baggie stapled to a business card offering various grades of pot and its derivatives, including edibles, to store customers.

Article by Bill Kaufmann, Canada.com Some city police cannabis law enforcement statistics have fallen nearly 100 per cent since recreational legalization of the drug took effect, according to numbers collected by the CPS. At the same time, legal cannabis retailers are calling for governments to crack down on at least the most visible illicit competition – a plethora of black ...

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