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Media Awareness Project Drug News



Published: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:14:01 -0800

Last Build Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:10:01 GMT

 



CN PI: Editorial: Managing Marijuana

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Journal-Pioneer, 09 Dec 2017 - The P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission is a good choice for managing Prince Edward Island's new marijuana stores. The LCC is well equipped for developing policy and providing oversight. It is also good that the provincial government has decided its pot sales will be conducted from different storefronts than its liquor sales.



CN ON: SAH Boss Talks Hospital Cannabis Policy

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Sault Star, 09 Dec 2017 - Smoke-free means smoke-free at Sault Area Hospital - whether that applies to tobacco fixes or toking up. Sault Area Hospital currently has a no-cigarette policy that encompasses its entire property, which will apply once recreational pot becomes legal in Canada next summer.



CN ON: Doctor Rebukes Mp Over Marijuana Claim

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Chatham Daily News, 02 Dec 2017 - Legalized marijuana will 'enslave our youth" and turn the federal government into "the new pusher on the block," a Chatham politician says - drawing a rebuke from the community's top publichealth official. Dave Van Kesteren said that nothing about the federal government's Cannabis Act is good, but he's particularly concerned about how it allows youth ages 11 to 17 to carry up to five grams of cannabis.



CN AB: Budding Concerns

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Calgary Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - Alberta cities want to hash out details on dealing with fallout from legalized marijuana Who's going to do what, who's going to pay for what?" Barry Morishita, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association



CN AB: Column: Slap-Dash Approach To Pot Legalization

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Lethbridge Herald, 01 Dec 2017 - On Monday, Nov. 27, The Cannabis Act passed third reading. This was the last vote in the House of Commons before the legislation goes to the Senate for review and approval. The government's plan is to have marijuana on the market for recreational use starting July 1, 2018. I voted "no" to this legislation. Here's why:



CN ON: Health Unit Grapples With Cannabis Legalization

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Recorder & Times, 01 Dec 2017 - It will become legal next year, but the local health unit is grappling with what role it will play in dealing with recreational cannabis. The federal government has laid out the legal framework to legalize recreational cannabis use by June, and the province has already set out how it plans to regulate use throughout Ontario.



US NJ: Legislation Calls For 'drugged Drivers' Test If Marijuana

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Herald News, 01 Dec 2017 - Two Republicans representing Morris County in Trenton want to 'put breaks' on legalization of marijuana by governor-elect. Two Republicans representing Morris County in Trenton are pushing back against the promise by Governor-elect Phil Murphy to sign a bill legalizing marijuana in the first 100 days of his administration.



CN SN: Zero Tolerance For Drug-Impaired Driving

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Moose Jaw Times-Herald, 30 Nov 2017 - Detection tools not available yet The Government of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday that there will be a zero tolerance policy for people who drive while impaired by drugs. Earl Cameron, executive vice president of Auto Fund, said the decision was made after the federal government passed new laws in anticipation of marijuana legalization.



CN ON: High Time To Stop Driving Impaired

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Toronto Sun, 30 Nov 2017 - Far too many young people still think driving while under the influence of drugs is somehow less risky than drinking and driving. So R.I.D.E. Checks - an organization that works with cops to promote road safety - has teamed up with the licensed marijuana producer Beleave Inc. to launch a campaign called, Consequence Strains, to spell out the dangers of driving high.