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Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:15:04 -0700

Last Build Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:10:02 GMT


CN ON: Cannabis Culture Store Plans To Reopen Today

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Peterborough Examiner, 27 Sep 2016 - The Cannabis Culture store in downtown Peterborough plans to reopen for business on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after closing following a city police raid earlier this month. Marijuana advocate and Cannabis Culture stores chain founder Marc Emery said Monday afternoon that the store at 382 George St. N. will reopen Tuesday at 10 a.m. and resume its operating hours of 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

CN ON: City Wants Marijuana Farm Licences Revoked

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Tribune, 28 Sep 2016 - Port Colborne will ask Health Canada to revoke licences to grow medical marijuana at a greenhouse on Pinecrest Road, in the wake of last week's armed robbery there when two people were held at gunpoint. Niagara Regional Police reported last week that while searching the property, officers found 3,400 plants growing in the greenhouse.

CN ON: Second Pot Shop To Open Downtown

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

The Peterborough Examiner, 28 Sep 2016 - Cannabis Culture reopens after raid, while Trent University business student prepares to open another marijuana store Peterborough's marijuana store, Cannabis Culture, reopened Tuesday morning, with city police announcing that the opening has their attention.

CN BC: OPED: New Pot Laws Could Bust Rural BC's Economy

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Focus, 22 Sep 2016 - BC growers worry they will be cut out of the equation as governments move towards legalization. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to legalize marijuana could cripple an underground economy in British Columbia that experts at Simon Fraser University's Sauder School of Business estimate is worth $2 to $5 billion dollars a year.

CN BC: Health Authority Is Rigorous On Restaurants, But With Pot

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 24 Sep 2016 - If you click on Vancouver Coastal Health's running tally of food-establishment closings, you'll find that three Vancouver restaurants have been closed so far this month. One for a day, one for three days, and one, which was closed on Sept. 19, is still listed as "pending." The restaurants were cited for such things as inadequate dishwashing, unsanitary conditions and pest infestation. The names and addresses of the restaurants are there as well, should you want to avoid them.

CN BC: Health Canada Saw Cannabis Lab Reports

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 24 Sep 2016 - Health Canada has confirmed it reviewed lab reports warning that dangerous chemicals not approved for any human use were found in cannabis sold at dispensaries in Vancouver, but took no action. Health Minster Jane Philpott issued a statement late Friday acknowledging that her staff had discussed the lab results with Tilray, a licensed producer of medical marijuana based in Nanaimo, B.C., that sent the warning to Health Canada. Dr. Philpott's statement comes a day after the Health Minister was unclear about whether she had seen the lab results, telling The Globe and Mail, "I'm not sure what document you are referring to."

CN BC: Not Aware Of Report About Toxin-Laced Marijuana, Philpott Says

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 23 Sep 2016 - A Vancouver city councillor says federal Health Minister Jane Philpott's office took no action - and did not warn the city - after receiving lab results showing there were dangerous toxins in marijuana sold at some dispensaries in the city. Kerry Jang, a point person on marijuana issues on Vancouver city council, said the actions of the minister were "irresponsible," and indicate the public was potentially put at risk.

CN BC: RCMP Bust Pot Shop

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Alberni Valley News, 22 Sep 2016 - Port Alberni RCMP arrested five individuals at the West Side Alternatives medical marijuana dispensary on Athol Street on Friday morning. Police entered the Athol Street dispensary at 10:15 a.m. on Sept. 16 under the authority of a search warrant and arrested three adult men and two adult women. All five individuals were released until their court appearances scheduled for Dec. 21.

CN ON: Hamilton Police Raid Another Marijuana Dispensary

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT

Hamilton Spectator, 22 Sep 2016 - Hamilton police have raided another medical marijuana dispensary and seized about $75,000 worth of merchandise. Officers from the vice and drug unit executed a search warrant on MMJ-Canada's Urban Dispensary at 118 George St., in Hess Village, on Tuesday.