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Media Awareness Project Drug News



Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:45:25 -0800

Last Build Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:10:01 GMT

 



CN NF: Gone To Pot

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 03 Dec 2016 - Marijuana dispensaries: how is this legal? It's complicated As news broke this week that CannaLeaf Medical Dispensary on Water Street was selling marijuana to anybody older than 19, and dozens of other dispensaries have opened in cities across the country, one question hangs over it all: how is this legal?



CN NF: Cannabis Candies Not For Children: Police

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 02 Dec 2016 - Police forces are warning parents after a raid Tuesday night at the Canna Leaf marijuana dispensary in downtown St. John's that the cannabis candies and cookies seized are similar to what can be purchased in regular stores in the province, but can be harmful to children. "They are infused with (THC) tetrahydrocannabinol, which is the psychoactive constituent of cannabis," the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU - NL) stated in a news release.



CN BC: Letter: Downtown Marijuana Businesses

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Penticton Western, 02 Dec 2016 - As the proprietor of Valley Hemp Co., I have some deep thoughts on the matter (Penticton Western News, Nov. 30, Members of DPA nip dispensaries in the bud). Currently, we have completely unregulated operations selling completely unregulated products. These may have medicinal benefits, but administered improperly can be dangerous, or even downright charlatanism, potions that make outrageous and untrue claims and have little or no active ingredients.



CN AB: Rolling With Weed: Poll NDS Alberta Supports Legalization

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Metro, 02 Dec 2016 - Support for legal pot highest among millennials Albertans are increasingly cool with the legalization of kush. A new ThinkHQ/Metro News survey has found that two-thirds of Albertans - - 65 per cent - agree the drug should be legal, while only 20 per cent admit that when it's legal, they will toke up.



Canada: Track Pot Prescriptions, Doctors Advise

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 02 Dec 2016 - Physicians groups say oversight is operating in a vacuum; Health Canada urged to license marijuana, assign it a drug ID number The provincial bodies that regulate Canada's physicians have no way of tracking how doctors are prescribing medical marijuana, leaving them unable to determine how often the drug is prescribed, to whom and in what quantities.



Canada: Government Receives Cannabis Task Force's Report

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 01 Dec 2016 - Regulated production and a patchwork of provincial rules for recreational users expected when the Liberals table legislation in spring Canada's new legal marijuana regime is expected to feature a mishmash of provincial rules and a heavily regulated production system that will initially favour existing producers of medical cannabis, sources say.



N NF: Storefront Marijuana Dispensaries Illegal: Police

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 30 Nov 2016 - Police are investigating two marijuana dispensaries in the downtown St. John's area, and say what they are doing is illegal. Supt. Marlene Jesso, officer in charge of the Combine Forces Special Enforcement Unit, confirmed members of the unit and RNC patrol officers visited at least one of the dispensaries, CannaLeaf, Monday evening, "to monitor and investigate what was occurring down there." The police presence had nothing to do with a flurry of media coverage about the businesses, she said, adding the dispensaries have been under investigation for a while.



CN SN: Pot Dispensary Owner Charged

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Yorkton This Week, 30 Nov 2016 - Illegal medical marijuana dispensaries are not just for big cities anymore. Earlier this month, RCMP made good on a September 2015 Health Canada warning threatening to shut down Martin Medical Services in Whitewood. In a raid on the business and home of owner Jerry Martin November 8, police seized undisclosed quantities of marijuana, hash oil and cash along with cellphones, computers and three vehicles. He is charged with trafficking marijuana, possession of marijuana, trafficking cannabis resin, possession of cannabis resin, possession of proceeds of crime, trafficking proceeds of crime and laundering proceeds of crime.



CN NF: Editorial: Pot To Trot

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The Telegram, 30 Nov 2016 - It's a lot of fuss over a gram of "Green Lantern" marijuana and four THC-containing extra-strength sativa gummy bunnies - two green, two yellow. But a $25 purchase by The Telegram's James McLeod is certainly making waves. It's a lot of fuss over a gram of "Green Lantern" marijuana and four THC-containing extra-strength sativa gummy bunnies - - two green, two yellow. But a $25 purchase by The Telegram's James McLeod is certainly making waves. McLeod bought the marijuana products at CannaLeaf Medical Dispensary, a marijuana dispensary operating in plain sight on Water Street in downtown St. John's.