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Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:18:57 -0700

Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:10:02 GMT

 



CN ON: Marijuana-Dispensary Raid Charges Not Sticking In Court

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

London Free Press, 03 Apr 2018 - More than half the charges laid against London marijuana dispensary staffers and operators swept up in a series of raids on the illegal businesses in the past two years have been withdrawn, court records examined by The Free Press show. London police have launched seven raids in three separate crackdowns on city pot shops since August 2016, resulting in 49 charges against 15 people.



CN BC: Vet Can't Imagine Practising Today Without CBD

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Richmond News, 01 Apr 2018 - Veterinarian Katherine Kramer remembers an 18-year-old cat she recommended be put on hemp-based cannabidoil (CBD). "It had heart disease and pancreatitis so painful the traditional amount of pain medication knocked him out and he had no quality of life," says Kramer, a veterinarian at Vancouver Animal Wellness Clinic. "So, I contacted the [medicinal marijuana] Compassion Club."



CN BC: Medical Marjuana Dispensary Busted

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nelson Star, 23 Mar 2018 - Nelson Police executed a search warrant on a downtown medical marijuana dispensary and arrested five employees. Five employees at MMJ marijuana dispensary, 752 Vernon Street, were taken into custody Tuesday morning, March 20, without incident.



CN NS: Marijuana Outlet Crackdown Makes No Sense, Says Criminologist

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Truro Daily News, 14 Mar 2018 - The legalization of pot may be looming but that doesn't mean police are backing off their crackdown on the "grey" marijuana market. Most recently, RCMP in Colchester County raided the Community Compassion Centre in Bible Hill. They seized cash, marijuana, marijuana derivatives and drug paraphernalia, and charged Ricky Joseph Leclerc, 51, of Upper Kennetcook.



CN ON: Ban pot in apartments: Health Unit

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The Recorder & Times, 13 Mar 2018 - The local public health agency says smoking marijuana should be banned in multi-unit buildings, including balconies The local health unit is throwing its support behind the City of Ottawa's public health agency after they called for a ban on smoking marijuana inside multi-unit residential buildings - including on balconies.



CN ON: Editorial: Banning Pot From Apartments Has Whiff Of Hypocrisy

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Ottawa Sun, 09 Mar 2018 - There's no buzzkill like bureaucracy. A new proposal by Ottawa Public Health to ban marijuana - once it's legal - from condos and apartments, seems like overreach to us. As the Sun's Andrew Duffy reports today, Ottawa's acting medical officer of health has recommended that the province extend its proposed ban on pot smoking in common areas of condos, apartment buildings and university residences. Dr. Vera Etches said the province should prohibit smoking cannabis, e-liquids and herbal shisha products in condos, apartment buildings, university residences, hotels and their balconies.



CN ON: Apartments Gone To Pot?

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Ottawa Sun, 09 Mar 2018 - Proposed ban on balcony marijuana smoking ignites debate Should condo owners and tenants be allowed to smoke pot in their homes and on their balconies? Ottawa Public Health's newly released position paper has ignited debate on those questions, and set the scene for a confrontation between pot smokers who want to exercise their hard-won right to use legal weed later this year, and non-smokers who want to be protected from the effects of second-hand smoke.



CN ON: Weed Tax Share Needed

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Intelligencer, 08 Mar 2018 - Health units and municipalities facing more costs, medical officer says The Quinte region's board of health is asking Ontario for a share of the coming tax revenue from cannabis sales in order to fight expected health impacts.



CN AB: Support For Marijuana Is Divided In Poll Of Local Contentious

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Lethbridge Herald, 07 Mar 2018 - With legal recreational marijuana in the wings, Lethbridge remains divided on its use. The latest survey of city residents shows an even 50-50 split when asked if they support legalization. But support is up from 43.9 per cent in 2016 and 46.6 per cent last year, as reported by the Citizen Society Research Lab at Lethbridge College.