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Published: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:39:18 -0700

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CN ON: 'Fleeters Want Marijuana-Growing Rules

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Tribune, 18 Sep 2017 - Wainfleet planning staff will consult with the township's lawyer before a report comes back on a possible municipal licensing policy to deal with proposed medical marijuana growing facilities, council heard last week. Township planner Sarah Ivins said Wainfleet doesn't have a municipal licensing policy and staff had questions as to whether it could implement one to deal with a medical marijuana facility or that specific type of use.



US PA: Patients Lose As Cannabis Industry Barters For Zoning In

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Philadelphia Daily News, 14 Sep 2017 - A pay-to-play system has developed between state-licensed cannabis operators and municipal governments across the country for local zoning. The same model has quickly materialized in Pennsylvania, and now one town has gone too far. Muhlenberg Township in Berks County was trying to squeeze a dispensary - - Franklin Bioscience LLC - for 5 percent of its annual profits.



CN ON: Pot Use Will Surge: Poll

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Sudbury Star, 19 Sep 2017 - More than a third of respondents plan to use legalized marijuana A new study by Sudbury-based researchers has found that 39 per cent, or 11.5 million adult Canadians intend to be cannabis consumers once the federal government's legalization plan becomes a reality.



US MI: Detroit Voters To Decide On 2 Marijuana Proposals In November

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Detroit Free Press, 15 Sep 2017 - Two initiatives that would amend Detroit's medical marijuana ordinance to allow dispensaries to open near liquor stores, and grow facilities to operate legally, will appear on the November ballot, after a Wayne County circuit judge's ruling earlier this week. If approved by voters in November, the changes could have a wide-reaching impact on the city's budding marijuana industry.



CN NK: N.B. Sets Up Marijuana Crown Corporation

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 16 Sep 2017 - Province inks supply deals, including with pot producer in pesticides probe New Brunswick became the second province to start unveiling plans to sell recreational marijuana next year, when the federal government expects to lift nearly a century of prohibition on the product.



CN ON: OPED: Government Goes For Reefer Monopoly Madness

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Sudbury Star, 15 Sep 2017 - It's the worst possible provincial legalization plan: Ontario's Liberal government has announced a state monopoly on the sale of legal nonmedical cannabis, combined with a massive crackdown on the existing cannabis industry. Legalization wasn't supposed to be like this. Canadians increasingly supported ending cannabis criminalization after watching billions of tax dollars wasted by law enforcement going after peaceful people for pot.



CN ON: OPED: Government Goes For Reefer Monopoly Madness

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

London Free Press, 15 Sep 2017 - It's the worst possible provincial legalization plan: Ontario's Liberal government has announced a state monopoly on the sale of legal nonmedical cannabis, combined with a massive crackdown on the existing cannabis industry. Legalization wasn't supposed to be like this. Canadians increasingly supported ending cannabis criminalization after watching billions of tax dollars wasted by law enforcement going after peaceful people for pot.



CN MB: Campaign Targets Drug-Impaired Driving

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press, 15 Sep 2017 - MANITOBA - Public Insurance announced a new public education campaign against drug-impaired driving on Thursday, with a focus on cannabis ahead of the expected legalization of that substance next year. The campaign, launched in co-operation with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada, will include messaging focused on new teen drivers, youth in general, the medical community and the general public, with taglines such as "Think you're a better driver when you're high? Think again."



CN NS: Local MLA Worried About Pot Legalization

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The News, 16 Sep 2017 - Government, business community and advocacy groups have varied opinions As the deadline for the federal government's move to legalize marijuana in July 2018 approaches, users, stakeholders, business people and politicians involved in the matter offer a variety of concerns.