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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTToronto Star, 04 Dec 2016 - With marijuana legalization looming, PM wants police to tackle unlicensed vendors A frustrated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants police to "enforce the law" and criminally charge illegal marijuana dispensaries - even though weed legalization is looming.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Telegram, 03 Dec 2016 - Marijuana dispensaries: how is this legal? It's complicated As news broke this week that CannaLeaf Medical Dispensary on Water Street was selling marijuana to anybody older than 19, and dozens of other dispensaries have opened in cities across the country, one question hangs over it all: how is this legal?
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Telegram, 02 Dec 2016 - Police forces are warning parents after a raid Tuesday night at the Canna Leaf marijuana dispensary in downtown St. John's that the cannabis candies and cookies seized are similar to what can be purchased in regular stores in the province, but can be harmful to children. "They are infused with (THC) tetrahydrocannabinol, which is the psychoactive constituent of cannabis," the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU - NL) stated in a news release.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTPenticton Western, 02 Dec 2016 - As the proprietor of Valley Hemp Co., I have some deep thoughts on the matter (Penticton Western News, Nov. 30, Members of DPA nip dispensaries in the bud). Currently, we have completely unregulated operations selling completely unregulated products. These may have medicinal benefits, but administered improperly can be dangerous, or even downright charlatanism, potions that make outrageous and untrue claims and have little or no active ingredients.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTMetro, 02 Dec 2016 - Support for legal pot highest among millennials Albertans are increasingly cool with the legalization of kush. A new ThinkHQ/Metro News survey has found that two-thirds of Albertans - - 65 per cent - agree the drug should be legal, while only 20 per cent admit that when it's legal, they will toke up.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTGlobe and Mail, 02 Dec 2016 - Physicians groups say oversight is operating in a vacuum; Health Canada urged to license marijuana, assign it a drug ID number The provincial bodies that regulate Canada's physicians have no way of tracking how doctors are prescribing medical marijuana, leaving them unable to determine how often the drug is prescribed, to whom and in what quantities.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Telegram, 01 Dec 2016 - The CannaLeaf marijuana dispensary at 448 Water Street was closed on Wednesday, after a nighttime raid by police on Tuesday. The raid happened just past 10 p.m. Tuesday, and according to the police, four people were arrested and charges are pending.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Recorder & Times, 01 Dec 2016 - For its annual festive RIDE campaign, the local Ontario Provincial Police are trying to dispel the myth that driving while high on drugs cannot be detected by officers. The Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere( RIDE) campaign, which started on November 21 and runs through January 7, 2017, is working to convince the public, and those who choose to drive under the influence of legal or illegal drugs, that it' s not a safe alternative to driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMTThe Telegram, 30 Nov 2016 - City inspectors will visit marijuana dispensary The Canna Leaf marijuana shop on Water Street will be getting a visit from city inspectors, because they violated municipal bylaw in setting up business.