Marijuana

1 arrested after 70 trash bags of cannabis plants found in rental van: Quinte West OPP

A Hamilton man faces cannabis-related charges following a traffic stop in Quinte West on Sunday night. According to Quinte West OPP, around 7 p.m. officers responded to a complaint about a strong odour of marijuana emanating from a rental van travelling northbound on Trenton-Frankford Road.… Read More »1 arrested after 70 trash bags of cannabis plants found in rental van: Quinte West OPP

Sweeping raids at Montreal-area homes lead to seizure of more than 1,000 cannabis plants – Montreal

Montreal police carried out raids at 17 homes and seized more than 1,000 marijuana plants in connection with the dismantling of an allegedly illegal cannabis network. The police force said in a statement the searches took place in Montreal, Laval and Saint-Lazare on Tuesday morning.… Read More »Sweeping raids at Montreal-area homes lead to seizure of more than 1,000 cannabis plants – Montreal

Black market cannabis linked to organized crime being exported to U.S. from Canada: OPP

As part of an Ontario Provincial Police enforcement project tracking black market cannabis, investigators say they have uncovered sophisticated operations connected to organized crime and the exportation of marijuana to the United States. “We see individuals coming in (and) buying up rich agricultural properties, properties… Read More »Black market cannabis linked to organized crime being exported to U.S. from Canada: OPP

COVID-19 pandemic a ‘boon’ for legal cannabis in Canada as marijuana industry turns two

Canada’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating a jump in sales, more brick-and-mortar stores and competitive pricing as it celebrates two years in business.  Since Canada legalized recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, 2018, legal sellers and producers have struggled to compete with the black market, but… Read More »COVID-19 pandemic a ‘boon’ for legal cannabis in Canada as marijuana industry turns two

She set out to open an inclusive community-focused cannabis store. After 10 months of delays, her spot is finally opening

It took 10 months — but GreenPort Cannabis has received a retail store authorization and can finally open its doors to the public. Vivianne Wilson, the store’s founder, told the Star she received final approval to move ahead on Sept. 28. The process of being… Read More »She set out to open an inclusive community-focused cannabis store. After 10 months of delays, her spot is finally opening

Mexico is poised to become the biggest legal marijuana market in the world. Who will most benefit?

MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s marijuana revolution is on display steps from the nation’s Senate, where for the last nine months activists have maintained a fragrant cannabis garden. Each day, hundreds of people stroll amid a labyrinth of towering green plants, freely lighting joints and getting high. Their… Read More »Mexico is poised to become the biggest legal marijuana market in the world. Who will most benefit?

Nearly 530 marijuana plants seized from Hamilton Township rural property: OPP – Peterborough

Two people face cannabis-related charges following the search of a property in Hamilton Township on Thursday. As part of an investigation led by the Northumberland and Peterborough County OPP’s Community Street Crime Units, investigators executed a search warrant at a rural property on White Road… Read More »Nearly 530 marijuana plants seized from Hamilton Township rural property: OPP – Peterborough

2 arrested after nearly 3,800 marijuana plants seized in Havelock area: OPP – Peterborough

Two people face charges after an investigation led to the seizure of nearly 3,800 cannabis plants in Havelock-Belmont-Methuen Township on Tuesday. According to Peterborough County OPP, a Cannabis Act search warrant was executed at a rural property in the township east of Peterborough. Read more:… Read More »2 arrested after nearly 3,800 marijuana plants seized in Havelock area: OPP – Peterborough