Saskatoon News

Health advocates ask Saskatchewan medical cannabis users to talk with physicians, pharmacies

April 20 has been a day of advocacy for cannabis use long before its legalization in Canada. This year, health advocates are asking for more people to pursue proper health channels when accessing medical marijuana products. Founder and CEO of the SheCann medical cannabis community,… Read More »Health advocates ask Saskatchewan medical cannabis users to talk with physicians, pharmacies

Blake Schreiner defence argues NCR, Crown says Tammy Brown’s death was ‘tragic domestic homicide’ – Saskatoon

A Saskatoon judge will need to weigh two different explanations of Blake Schreiner’s killing of Tammy Brown: either he was incapable of knowing it was wrong, or he killed her over a looming breakup and child custody dispute. Justice Ron Mills heard closing arguments at… Read More »Blake Schreiner defence argues NCR, Crown says Tammy Brown’s death was ‘tragic domestic homicide’ – Saskatoon

Blake Schreiner feared custody battle with Tammy Brown, ‘preoccupied’ with relationship: witness – Saskatoon

The night Blake Schreiner killed his partner Tammy Brown, he was preoccupied with his deteriorating relationship and the prospect of losing his two young children in a custody battle, according to the final witness called during the murder trial. Clinical forensic psychologist Dr. Anne Pleydon… Read More »Blake Schreiner feared custody battle with Tammy Brown, ‘preoccupied’ with relationship: witness – Saskatoon

Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for treatment with ‘magic mushrooms’

As the first terminally ill cancer patient in Canada to legally use so-called magic mushrooms to treat anxiety, Thomas Hartle is hopeful that more temporary approvals from the federal government signal a permanent regulatory regime may be in the works. Hartle, 53, received a one-year… Read More »Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for treatment with ‘magic mushrooms’

18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Roughly 350 drivers received impairment tests at a New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint on Idylwyld Drive, resulting in 18 vehicles being impounded, four more than last year. The checkstop was coordinated by the Saskatoon Police Department, Corman Park Police, Canadian Pacific Police and the Saskatchewan… Read More »18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Driver charged after Saskatchewan highway police pull over semi, seize 100 kg of pot

A Milton, Ont. man, 51, is facing drug charges after Saskatchewan authorities said they found 100 kg of cannabis in the trailer of a semi-truck on Highway 1 near Regina on Wednesday, according to the White Butte RCMP. RCMP were called by the Saskatchewan Highway… Read More »Driver charged after Saskatchewan highway police pull over semi, seize 100 kg of pot