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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTAbbotsford News, 19 Oct 2016 - Crown counsel suggested letter to traffickers was a bad idea Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich wants to find a way to bring the full weight of the law down on opioid dealers whose customers overdose and die.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTThe Oshawa Express, 20 Oct 2016 - Medical marijuana dispensaries should be permitted and regulated, rather than shut down by police. That is according to Marko Ivancicevic, a medical cannabis advocate and the former chair of Oshawa's accessibility advisory committee and the medical marijuana working group, who says that the businesses should be allowed to operate, rather than being shut down by police.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTTerrace Standard, 21 Oct 2016 - The medical marijuana bylaw regulating the siting and construction of medical marijuana production facilities within the area of the Kitimat-Stikine regional district is set to be adopted by its board at its October meeting after several public hearings found no objections during the course of the year. Public hearings held in Terrace and Hazelton in July and September were to consider submissions from the public and hear any concerns.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTSummerland Review, 20 Oct 2016 - A Summerland family has received an exemption from Health Canada, allowing them to access cannabis oil to calm their child's seizures. The exemption allows four-year-old Kyla Williams to access the medication, provided they have a letter from Health Canada.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTKamloops This Week, 21 Oct 2016 - Kelly Eberts misses the vacuum shop that used to occupy one of the storefronts beneath her condo on Hillside Drive in lower Aberdeen. It's less the vacuums themselves and more what is set to replace it - a branch of Cannaclinics, a medical-marijuana dispensary already operating in a number of locations in Vancouver and Toronto.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTGlobe and Mail, 22 Oct 2016 - Toronto officials maintain that there is no grey area when it comes to the legality of dispenseries On a warm fall day, the distinctive smell of dried cannabis buds wafts out to the sidewalk of a busy midtown Toronto street. WeeMedical on St. Clair Avenue will, at times, leave its front door open, providing a clear view for passers-by of what is for sale. Far from secretive, the retail operation is located just a few doors from a doughnut shop where it is not unusual to see a parked police car. It was one of the 43 dispensaries where Toronto police executed search warrants in late May of this year, yet it's business as usual now, open seven days a week.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTThe Tribune, 21 Oct 2016 - Jeff McGuire doesn't envy the position his former police chief colleague Bill Blair is in. Blair, who served as the Toronto Police chief from 2005 until his retirement in 2015, is now the parliamentary secretary to the federal Liberal justice minister, and is handling the government's pot legalization file.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTThe Niagara Falls Review, 21 Oct 2016 - Jeff McGuire doesn't envy the position his former police chief colleague Bill Blair is in. Blair, who served as the Toronto Police chief from 2005 until his retirement in 2015, is now the parliamentary secretary to the federal Liberal justice minister, and is handling the government's pot legalization file.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMTWinnipeg Free Press, 21 Oct 2016 - Task force to release report next month; Stefanson calls for 'clarity' OTTAWA - The Manitoba government said Ottawa must provide more information about its plans to legalize marijuana as soon as possible because the provinces have work to do in order to implement the change.