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Drastic changes to New York’s medical marijuana program are tucked into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize recreational pot. From abolishing strict patient eligibility rules to permitting homegrown cannabis for medical use, the once anti-marijuana governor has seemingly conceded to many pro-cannabis demands. Notably, some of the existing medical marijuana companies in New York, which spent […]
CBS has rejected a proposed Super Bowl ad advocating for the legalization of medical cannabis CBS has rejected a proposed Superbowl ad advocating for the legalization of medical cannabis. John Boehner-backed cannabis investment firm Acreage Holdings, which operates in multiple states, told Bloomberg that the station rejected their proposal after seeing a rough interpretation of the commercial. The […]
It remains business as usual for those working in the cannabis industry on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory after the winners of the Ontario cannabis lottery were announced Friday. There were five licences awarded in the eastern region that includes Ottawa, Kingston and Barrie. According to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s official results, the five winners […]
When you look like the late Jerry Garcia of “Grateful Dead” fame and you wear a black Zig-Zag T-shirt, you might fit many people’s idea of a marijuana dealer. And when you’re selling a product that looks and smells identical to high-potent pot, you shouldn’t be surprised by a visit from law enforcement. That’s exactly what happened to 64-year-old Larry Friedrich, who […]
Taxes, supply problems and lack of competition have pushed up the price of cannabis to $8.02 per gram The price of pot has risen more than 17 per cent since it became legal for recreational use, according to Statistics Canada. With more folks lighting up, and thorny supply issues in some provinces, the price has jumped […]
City staff currently investigating 16 illegal storefronts in total More than a dozen illegal cannabis shops are still operating in Toronto following a post-legalization crackdown, CBC Toronto has learned, but the city says it’s a “complex process” to shut them all down. Currently, city staff from the Municipal Licensing and Standards department are investigating 16 illegal storefronts in […]
Selling weed is now completely legal and above the board after city grants a trio of business licences Weed can now be purchased completely above board at three locations in Vancouver after the city issued business licenses to three different outlets. Evergreen Cannabis Society in Kitsilano and two City Cannabis Co. shops — one on Fraser Street and another […]