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Media Awareness Project Drug News



Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:53:28 -0700

Last Build Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 08:10:02 GMT

 



CN ON: Column: Selling marijuana: First, Do No Harm

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Ottawa Sun, 14 Mar 2017 - For those who believe there is no potential harm from illegal marijuana stores in the city, consider Shelley Marshall's story. Marshall is a suicide survivor who wrote and performs her story through her excellent, one-woman play: Hold Mommy's Cigarette.



CN ON: Column: Selling marijuana: First, Do No Harm

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Toronto Sun, 14 Mar 2017 - For those who believe there is no potential harm from illegal marijuana stores in the city, consider Shelley Marshall's story. Marshall is a suicide survivor who wrote and performs her story through her excellent, one-woman play: Hold Mommy's Cigarette.



CN ON: Marijuana Legislation In Spring - MP

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

North Bay Nugget, 15 Mar 2017 - 'We'd rather take our time and do it right than rush into something and regret it later' Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota expects to see legislation this spring to legalize marijuana. The challenge, Rota says, is "making sure we get it right.



CN AB: City Staff Have Pot On The Brain

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Metro, 15 Mar 2017 - Officials mull ground rules for looming legalization City staff are laying the ground rules for possible legal pot shops in Edmonton. Councillors discussed a city report Tuesday that provides an initial look on what legal pot could look like as the city waits for the federal government to release more details on plans to legalize the sale of cannabis for recreational use.



CN ON: Tory Backs Police Raids To Weed Out Pot Dispensaries

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Toronto Star, 13 Mar 2017 - Mayor backs legalization, but says cannabis capitalism has jumped the gun in the city Mayor John Tory "strongly supports" the latest Toronto police crackdown on marijuana dispensaries even though the federal government will soon introduce legislation to legalize pot.



CN AB: Sowing The Seeds Of Pot Legalization

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Lethbridge Herald, 14 Mar 2017 - Cannabis Crusader stops in Lethbridge This spring, cannabis plants may start appearing in places you'd least expect. And it might be because of Dana Larsen's Overgrow Canada campaign. On Monday night, the cannabis expert, activist and author spoke in Lethbridge for the first time as part of his Overgrow Canada Tour. The event took place at Moose Hall and attendees were given 100 free cannabis seeds to plant.



CN ON: Police Keep A Close Eye On Dispensaries

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Record, 14 Mar 2017 - Five were warned they're at risk of being raided; one operator says he can't let 'our patients' down KITCHENER - Waterloo Regional Police say they've warned five illegal marijuana dispensaries in the region they're at risk of being raided if they continue to flout the laws around selling cannabis.



Canada: Editorial: Bringing The Pot Debate To A Head

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 13 Mar 2017 - The arrest in Toronto on Wednesday of Marc Emery, one of North America's leading pot legalization advocates, may seem draconian to his many supporters. But the law is the law, and those who are alleged to flout it risk arrest, regardless of their reasons for doing so. No one knows this better than Mr. Emery. A diehard libertarian, he once spent four days in jail for violating Ontario's Sunday shopping laws. More famously, in 2005, he was arrested and eventually extradited to the United States, where he was sentenced to five years in prison for selling marijuana seeds to American customers.



CN ON: Pot Dispensary Busted

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Record, 13 Mar 2017 - Police say they seized $26,800-worth of marijuana; four people arrested KITCHENER - After issuing warnings to the region's growing number of unlicensed marijuana dispensaries, Waterloo Regional Police raided a prominent downtown cannabis retailer - seizing significant quantities of pot and cash.