Saskatoon’s first cannabis ticket issued


A woman found herself the recipient of Saskatoon’s first cannabis ticket after police discovered her consuming cannabis in a vehicle. In a Saturday tweet, the Saskatoon Police Service said the woman had been a passenger in the vehicle. She “was issued a $360 ticket under the Cannabis Control (SK) Act,” the tweet read. “Some people must not have believed us when we said that wasn’t legal,” it went on to say. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USARead More

High demand causing some cannabis stores to run out

High demand causing some cannabis stores to run out

Cannabis stores across Edmonton are starting to see their stock go up in smoke—not even a week into legalization. NOVA Cannabis says they stocked enough products to last up to three weeks, however they anticipate barely making it through the weekend without running out. “We placed large, large orders and we didn’t anticipate having to reorder so quickly,” said James Burns, CEO of Alcanna Inc., which owns NOVA Cannabis. Burns says after ordering another shipment on Wednesday they hope to restock Sunday, but admit “it could be close.” Another store,Read More

Black market banking on appeal of cannabis edibles, ointments amid legalization

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OTTAWA — Canada’s booming illicit pot market now faces competition from approved retailers but it can bank on the appeal of items like gummies, tablets, sprays and creams over the next year while these commercial products remain legally out of reach. Although Canada became the first G7 country on Wednesday to greenlight cannabis for recreational use, it limited purchases to dried or fresh cannabis and cannabis oil from government-licensed retailers. Canadians can also make cannabis products, such as food and drinks, at home. In the meantime, law enforcement is watchingRead More

Campers will be able to smoke cannabis at campsites in Canada’s national parks

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Parks Canada says campers will be allowed to smoke cannabis at registered campsites in national parks across Canada. As well, hikers in national parks in some provinces — including Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec — will be allowed to smoke on hiking trails and in the backcountry. Officials say no one will be allowed to smoke in common campground areas or around playgrounds. Rules for public areas, including day-use areas, vary based on the province where the national park is located. Six towns and villages within national parks eachRead More

NSLC gives sneak peek of cannabis outlet

NSLC gives sneak peek of cannabis outlet

With just six days to go until recreational marijuana is legal in Canada, the finishing touches are being put on the 12 liquor stores that will be selling cannabis in Nova Scotia. “This is huge,” said Beverly Ware, spokesperson for NSLC. “This is a momentous occasion. We’re the second country in the world that’s legalized cannabis nationally. There’s a huge amount of interest in it, our employees are extremely excited.” According to Ware, 200 employees are now trained and ready to start educating the public about pot. The company saysRead More

EPS officers banned from recreational cannabis consumption

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Edmonton police officers will not be allowed to consume recreational cannabis when the drug becomes legal next week. “Police are held to a different standard than civilians, and may be called for duty at any time in the event of an emergency,” spokesperson Cheryl Voordenhout told CTV News in an email. The decision will be reviewed every six months. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”” limit=”20″]

Many universities continuing ‘misguided prohibition’ of cannabis in new policies: prof

Many universities continuing 'misguided prohibition' of cannabis in new policies: prof

Many universities across the country are banning any use of cannabis on campus, a move advocates say is too restrictive with marijuana legalization just around the corner. Some campuses, including the University of British Columbia and a campus of the University of Alberta, are allowing smoking and vaping of cannabis in designated areas once consumption is legalized on Oct. 17. And the University of New Brunswick and the University of Waterloo are banning smoking of marijuana but will allow students living in residence to make and eat cannabis oil-infused edibles.Read More

Pot providers announce plans, locations for first cannabis stores in Manitoba

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St. Vital will soon be home to a Delta 9 cannabis retail store, as will downtown Thompson, Man. Delta 9, one of the companies contracted by the province to retail pot when it becomes legal Oct. 17, gave location details for its first two approved stores in Manitoba Monday, including an outlet ‘superstore’ at 827 Dakota Street. Delta 9 said it is awaiting approval for two more stores: one in Osborne Village, another in downtown Brandon, Man. The announcement comes less than a week after another provider set to operateRead More

Canadian military unveils rules for cannabis consumption

Canadian military unveils rules for cannabis consumption Staff Published Friday, September 7, 2018 10:38AM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 7, 2018 11:01AM EDT The Canadian military has released rules for its members when it comes to cannabis consumption. Among the several regulations, members of the Armed Forces will not be allowed to consume cannabis eight hours before performing any duty, 24 hours before handling a loaded weapon or explosive and up to 28 days before joining the crew of an aircraft or submarine. More to come Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around theRead More

Ontario Cannabis Store increases number of licensed suppliers to 32


Ontario has signed supply agreements with six more licensed cannabis producers, bringing the total to 32, along with 12 accessories suppliers. The deals were announced Wednesday by the Ontario Cannabis Store, which will be selling pot online starting on Oct. 17 when recreational marijuana use is legalized. It is also establishing a wholesale distribution network to supply cannabis to legal private stores once legislative requirements are put in place. The agreements to date are with licensed producers such as Canopy Growth Corp., Aurora Cannabis and Aphria Inc. as well asRead More