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Published: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:16:47 -0700

Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:10:02 GMT

 



CN AB: Legal Age For Pot Use Likely To Be Set At 19

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Toronto Star, 21 Jul 2017 - EDMONTON - Ontario is on track to set the legal age for recreational marijuana use at 19, Premier Kathleen Wynne says. Wynne told the Star the age of majority should be the same for pot as it is for booze once the federal government legalizes cannabis next July 1.



CN MB: Police Can Confirm Pot Licences 24-7

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Brandon Sun, 19 Jul 2017 - BRANDON COUPLE LAUNCHES LAWSUIT OVER GROW-OP RAID Health Canada says police officers can call them any time when it comes to confirming whether citizens have legal authority to produce and possess medicinal marijuana.



CN ON: Cannabis Association Pushing Back Against Officials In

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Intelligencer, 20 Jul 2017 - The Kenhteke Cannabis Association is pushing back against the Mohawk band council and Tyendinaga police. The association is hosting a meeting on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Reserve to address recent statements about the legality of marijuana dispensaries in the community.



CN BC: Council Votes To Ban Marijuana Dispensaries

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Penticton Herald, 19 Jul 2017 - Existing businesses will be asked to convert to 'wellness centres' After experimenting with marijuana dispensaries for seven months, Penticton city council voted Tuesday to ban the pot shops outright.



CN BC: Council Votes Not To Extend Licences To Marijuana Dispensaries

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Penticton Western, 19 Jul 2017 - Penticton city council has decided the experiment with medical marijuana dispensaries is over. By a count of 4-2, council voted to not extend the temporary use permits granted to Okanagan Cannabinoid Therapy and Green Essence in December, and instead work with them on a consent order that would see the businesses operate as wellness centres.



CN NF: Column: Smoke Signals

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Advertiser, 20 Jul 2017 - In my boyhood days it was not uncommon to see, in an American Western movie, a US Cavalry officer look concerned at the sight of smoke signals on the trail ahead. Smoke signals often meant a battle was about to happen with the usual loser being - the Indians, of course!



Canada: Canada Prepares For Pot As Some Wonder About Demand

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Hartford Courant, 17 Jul 2017 - There's one bummer question haunting all the marijuana businesses popping up between British Columbia and Newfoundland. How much do Canucks like weed, eh? A year before recreational cannabis is expected to become legal in Canada, there's an explosion in companies cultivating the stuff. At least 10 marijuana outfits have new listings this year on the TSX Venture Exchange and Canada Securities Exchange. Some 51 enterprises have gotten the green light to grow pot, and 815 applicants are in the queue. All told, it could be enough to raise the country's raw-weed output more than tenfold.



CN AB: Sticky Situation: Weed Derivative Sparks Debate

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Metro, 17 Jul 2017 - Alberta police are sounding the alarm about a trending drug that one user says is crucial to her well being. St. Albert RCMP announced last Thursday they had seized 49 grams of the highly concentrated marijuana derivative "shatter" from a home in Fleetwood Crescent, where they also seized more than 100 grams of marijuana.



CN NS: Researchers Want Two Weed Streams

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Metro, 18 Jul 2017 - Dalhousie duo say recreational, medical need to be separate Dalhousie researchers are lending their voices to the debate on keeping the medical and recreational streams of marijuana separate. The Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation published recommendations in a framework for legalization of cannabis in Canada in 2016.