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Media Awareness Project Drug News



Published: Thu, 25 May 2017 02:07:23 -0700

Last Build Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 19:10:01 GMT

 



Canada: Pot Plans Respect International Treaties

Sat, 20 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Lethbridge Herald, 20 May 2017 - Task force leader says Canada can be an example A former Liberal cabinet minister who led a federally appointed task force on legalizing cannabis says Canada's plan to green light the drug for recreational use is in keeping with the spirit of international treaties - all of which criminalize the possession and production of marijuana.



CN ON: Legal Pot Poses Problems For Municipalities

Sat, 20 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

London Free Press, 20 May 2017 - Lambton County trains managers as local governments brace for expected challenges SARNIA - With Canada ready to legalize marijuana by next July, Ontario municipalities are ablaze with activity prepping for the impacts of that move - including in the workplace.



CN ON: Municipalities Eye Workplace Pot Policies

Sat, 20 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Observer, 20 May 2017 - With Canada ready to legalize marijuana by next July, Ontario municipalities are ablaze with activity prepping for the impacts of that move - including in the workplace. The County of Lambton recently held a training session for its 75 managers about marijuana and workplace safety. Among the chief municipal concerns around legalization include the potential for workers to believe it's legal for them to smoke marijuana on municipal property, as well as the potential for impaired driving if a high worker operates a municipal vehicle.



CN MB: Don't Sell Pot, Booze Together: MGEU

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press, 17 May 2017 - WHEN marijuana is legalized in Canada, it should be sold in standalone publicly operated stores, the head of the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union (MGEU) says. Michelle Gawronsky said the union believes that Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Corp. should be responsible for selling cannabis products, but that marijuana not be marketed in booze stores.



CN BC: CNV Slams Lid On Pot Shops

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

North Shore News, 17 May 2017 - Weeds Glass gets business licence plucked Marijuana shops in the City of North Vancouver are in a green and grey legal area. Council revealed a closed-session decision to deny business licences to Weeds Glass and Gifts on Marine Drive as well as LotusLand Cannabis Club on East Second Street at a May 8 council meeting.



CN BC: Cannabis May Help Wean People Off Crack, Study Finds

Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 16 May 2017 - Cannabis has been identified as a potential substitute for users of legal or illicit opioids, but a new Vancouver-based study shows the drug may also help reduce people's cravings for another highly addictive substance: crack cocaine. Scientists at the BC Centre on Substance Use tracked 122 people who consumed crack in and around Vancouver's Downtown Eastside over a three-year period and found they reported using that drug less frequently when they opted to also consume cannabis.



CN ON: Pot Shops Face Round 2

Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

London Free Press, 16 May 2017 - Back in business after police raids, illegal marijuana dispensaries now in London bylaw enforcers' sights London appears to be taking a page from Toronto's playbook in its bid to crack down on illegal pot shops that refuse to die.



CN BC: Marijuana Medicine

Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Metro, 16 May 2017 - Study finds cannabis can be used to help crack addicts Marijuana could be used to treat people suffering from addictions to crack cocaine, according to a new study from the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU).



CN ON: Editorial: Pot Isn't Safe For The Young

Mon, 15 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Hamilton Spectator, 15 May 2017 - As the Trudeau government works overtime to legalize recreational marijuana in Canada by the summer of 2018, there's a huge job to be done outside Parliament. Health officials, educators, parents and the government must somehow persuade young Canadians to swear off a drug that will suddenly be legal for adults all around them to use for fun and relaxation.