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Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:02:08 -0800

Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:10:03 GMT

 



CN AB: High Hopes

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Calgary Sun, 17 Nov 2017 - Alberta won't limit the number of private cannabis stores once retail sales are legalized next July, according to new details released Thursday by the NDP government. The province confirmed that it will look to private retailers to sell legal weed from brick-and-mortar storefronts, instead of government-run outlets chosen by several other provinces, such as Ontario and Quebec.



CN ON: Ontario Late On Warning Teens About Marijuana

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Toronto Star, 18 Nov 2017 - With legalization looming, doctors say province not ready to handle risks Ontario is slow to launch a public education campaign warning parents about the dangers of marijuana to children, which include the risk associated with second-hand pot smoke, the Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario warned Friday.



CN SN: A Little Pot On The Prairies

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Moose Jaw Times-Herald, 18 Nov 2017 - Saskatchewan Government looking to privatize marijuana Saskatchewan's government is not interested in operating pot shops. Instead, they want to concentrate on regulating the product.



Canada: Clearing The Air On Cannabis

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press, 18 Nov 2017 - THE flurry of news articles on the upcoming legalization of cannabis is everywhere, and seems to be creating substantial fear among most employers. Much of this fear, of course, is about having to deal with the unknown. For instance, will recreational cannabis use increase among employees and how will this impact the workplace? What about medical marijuana? Are employers ready for this new challenge? Will current policies stand the test against cannabis?



CN AB: Editorial: Govern Your Own Pot Behaviour

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Calgary Sun, 17 Nov 2017 - Be smart. Not stupid. As we travel down the road to pot legalization in Canada, provincial governments across the country are scrambling to update a number of laws, including impaired driving rules.



CN QU: Quebec To Keep Strict Controls Over Marijuana

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Toronto Star, 17 Nov 2017 - Provincial legislation calls for government-run stores, zero tolerance for DUIs MONTREAL- The rollout of legislation governing the legal marijuana regime in Quebec was likely a downer for pot enthusiasts in a province widely known for its European sensibilities and liberal mores.



CN ON: Column: Why Is Rural Ontario Left Off The List Of Legalized

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Record, 16 Nov 2017 - Politics Everything is political in the months before an election. And that's especially true for where the pot stores are going to be located. Earlier this month, 14 locations were announced for provincially-run recreational cannabis stores.