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Opposition party leaders join Manitoba man calling for end to ban on homegrown cannabis – Winnipeg

To mark 4/20, a local man is bringing attention to his court challenge against Manitoba’s prohibition on non-medical homegrown cannabis. On the steps of the legislative building, Jesse Lavoie was joined by the leaders of the three opposition parties Tuesday afternoon where he presented his… Read More »Opposition party leaders join Manitoba man calling for end to ban on homegrown cannabis – Winnipeg

Critics concerned about number of cannabis shops in downtown Vernon, as city considers support for two more – Okanagan

How many cannabis shops are too many in downtown Vernon? It’s a perennial question that city council in Vernon, B.C. will grapple with again on Monday, as it decides whether to give its blessing to two more private cannabis stores proposed for 30 Ave. Read… Read More »Critics concerned about number of cannabis shops in downtown Vernon, as city considers support for two more – Okanagan

Health Canada concerned too much cannabis is being grown at home – National

Canadian health regulator on Thursday raised concerns about the large quantity of medical marijuana people were growing at home, after its data showed a significant jump in daily average production permitted by health care practitioners. While the practitioners can allow registered patients to grow limited… Read More »Health Canada concerned too much cannabis is being grown at home – National

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

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

Cannabis industry looking to expand as election brings prospect of US legalization – National

After nearly a year of next-to-no deal-making, cannabis companies are gearing up for mergers and acquisitions as realistic stock valuations and the prospect of U.S. legalization attract buyers to a sector that has been decimated by oversupply and other issues, executives and investors say. Profitable… Read More »Cannabis industry looking to expand as election brings prospect of US legalization – National

6 charged in connection with alleged cannabis grow op in Toronto, $2.3M in pot seized – Toronto

Toronto police say they have arrested six people in connection with a cannabis grow operation where officers seized 510 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $2.3 million. Police said they responded to complaints from residents in the Markham Road and McNicoll Avenue area at around… Read More »6 charged in connection with alleged cannabis grow op in Toronto, $2.3M in pot seized – Toronto