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Published: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:40:59 -0800

Last Build Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:10:02 GMT

 



CN MB: Column: Legalized Pot Will Ease Provincial Deficit A But Not

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press, 10 Nov 2017 - PREMIER Brian Pallister has always been coy about whether he has ever enjoyed the pleasures of cannabis. "I prefer beer," has become his standard retort when asked if he's ever taken a toke. Regardless of whether the premier smoked, inhaled or appreciated the mystic qualities of marijuana, you can bet he will learn to love the tax revenue that will flow from a legalized marketplace.



CN NS: Column: Strictly Regulated Legal Pot Environment Expected

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The News, 09 Nov 2017 - Nova Scotians thinking that next July they'll be able to nip down to the corner pot shop whenever they want, might want to chill until they see the province's plan. Cannabis will be legal next summer, but the rules and regulations are yet to come and Nova Scotia, along with the other Atlantic Provinces, will create tightly controlled, strictly regulated environments.



CN MB: Manitoba Could Lead With Marijuana Legalization Proposal

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Metro, 08 Nov 2017 - Province planning public-private hybrid plan A local advocate believes "Manitoba has an opportunity to be a country-wide leader" in marijuana legalization after the province announced plans to exclusively sell marijuana through private retailers.



CN BC: Legalization Of Cannabis A Worry For MADD

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Daily Courier, 06 Nov 2017 - Group against drunk driving says injuries, deaths due to driving high likely to increase after pot use is legalized in Canada next summer Crashes caused by drivers high on pot are likely to spike after the drug is legalized next summer, MADD Canada says.



CN BC: Editorial: Legalizing Pot Complicated

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Penticton Herald, 01 Nov 2017 - The majority of Canadians are in favour of legalizing marijuana and for many different reasons. Little Kyla Williams in Summerland became a poster child across North America for the wonderful benefits of medical cannabis.



Canada: Pot Activists Shift Focus As Legalization Looms

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press, 04 Nov 2017 - Cannabis activists say they still have work to do after legislation takes effect CANNABIS activists say that while they've succeeded in helping to push for marijuana legalization across the country, their work is far from over.



CN BC: Cities Scurry To Have Say On Pot Legalization

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Globe and Mail, 19 Oct 2017 - Concerns over where legal marijuana will be grown has local governments looking for right to designate production areas The looming deadline for legalized marijuana has local governments in British Columbia crafting wish lists for provincial legislation, from where pot should be grown to how it should be sold.



CN NS: Province To Consult With Public On Marijuana Legalization

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Truro Daily News, 07 Oct 2017 - Nova Scotia will be launching its public consultations for marijuana legalization within days, with results expected to be compiled and released before the end of the year, the premier's office has confirmed. Of the Atlantic provinces, Nova Scotia is the last to launch its consultations, which will include telephone and online surveys. P.E.I. just completed an online consultation, garnering around 3,000 responses, Newfoundland released a report of its consultation period in August, and New Brunswick - the furthest along - last month announced its framework for legalization, including plans to follow Ontario in creating a Crown corporation to oversee all pot sales.



CN AB: Pot Legalization Cash Crunch Worries Top Cop

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The Calgary Sun, 07 Oct 2017 - Calgary police chief roger chaffin said a proposed framework released by the province on legalized marijuana this week is "a start" as police examine their next steps to prepare for recreational cannabis to be legalized July 1. "On its first blush, there's not a lot of detail in that yet, but at least the framework sets up at least an idea of where the province wants to go around age limits, around consumption levels, growing the plant, so there's lots of areas there at least we can start to go to work on," chaffin said Friday.