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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:26:24 -0800

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CN ON: Impaired By Drugs

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Sudbury Star, 25 Nov 2017 - Red Ribbon Campaign gets started, with emphasis on drivers who use marijuana Action Sudbury has kicked off its 29th annual Red Ribbon Campaign with an emphasis on educating the public about the use of cannabis, as the federal government is set to legalize recreational marijuana.



CN MB: The Leaf To Grow Knowledge On Legalizing Pot

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press, 25 Nov 2017 - IF you want to know how quickly this country is turning over a new leaf, consider the curious case of Julian Fantino. The tough-on-crime former Toronto police chief was eager to help lead the war against drugs - including cannabis - during his time as a cabinet minister in Stephen Harper's government.



CN ON: Talking Pot A What It Will Mean When It's Legal

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Record, 25 Nov 2017 - KITCHENER - At gatherings with family and friends, it's common for people to sit and chat as they enjoy a glass of wine. Drinking alcohol is legal and regulated by the government, but too much of it causes impairment and your long-term health could be at risk.



CN BC: Metro Municipalities Brace For Cannabis Retail Gold Rush

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Business In Vancouver, 29 Nov 2017 - Some cities want to prohibit all recreational marijuana sales; others have already started licensing dispensaries Ottawa's Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, passed third reading in the House of Commons on November 27, little more than seven months before the federal government's July 1, 2018, target date for legalizing recreational marijuana. The bill must be approved by the Senate and achieve Royal Assent but the writing is on the wall that legalization is on the way.



CN QU: Cannabis Laws A Boon For Lawyers And Likely To Clog Justice

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Record, 29 Nov 2017 - MONTREAL - McGill University law professor Daniel Weinstock says he heartily recommends his students take up criminal law in order to take advantage of the country's new, strict cannabis laws. "There is going to be a steady stream of customers," Weinstock said, referring to the influx of people he estimates will be moving through the justice system.



CN PI: A Taxing Issue

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Journal-Pioneer, 24 Nov 2017 - Trudeau still "working with provinces" on legal pot Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is still working with the provinces when it comes to how legal marijuana administration costs will be funded.



CN SN: Councillor Speaks On Province's Survey

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Moose Jaw Times-Herald, 25 Nov 2017 - Many unanswered questions remain with regards to forthcoming legislation Reactions are coming in from a number of quarters after the provincial government released the results of its survey on marijuana on Thursday.



CN ON: Sign Stirs The Pot

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Toronto Sun, 23 Nov 2017 - Group wants billboard near kids' music school taken down Should a billboard claiming that marijuana legalization isn't harmful be hanging over a kids' music school in North York? That's the question being posed by Prevent, Don't Promote, an organization opposed to the legalization of marijuana in Canada.



CN BC: Man Acquitted After Judge Throws Out Evidence He Had A

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Vancouver 24hours, 23 Nov 2017 - A man has been acquitted after evidence that he had checked in a suitcase containing a large quantity of drugs at Vancouver International Airport was thrown out of court. David Edward Herman checked in two pieces of luggage when he arrived at the airport for a flight to Toronto on March 17, 2013.