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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 […]
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 […]
Canadian capital’s bins haven’t been used enough to call police for pickup and disposal So you’ve made your way to Ottawa’s main airport for an international trip, bringing your passport, some of your destination’s preferred currency … and a couple of joints you honestly forgot were in your bag. Don’t worry. Airport officials have planned ahead. The Ottawa […]
There’s a week to go before a draw to award the first 25 cannabis retail licences Prospective pot shop owners around the province are hoping Friday is their lucky day. That’s the day that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will hold a draw to determine who gets the first 25 cannabis retail licences. […]
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 […]
TORONTO – The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says expressions of interest can be submitted online Monday through noon Wednesday, with the draw to take place on Friday and […]
From hemp legalization to Jeff Sessions leaving the Trump administration, it’s been a great year for the push towards pot legalization This year wasn’t necessarily revolutionary when it comes to marijuana in America, but it was a year marked by numerous states continuing to push the legalization efforts of their neighbors. But supporters still say it was […]
From Canada to Michigan to California, marijuana legalization had a very big year. When we look back, 2018 may be the year in which marijuana legalization really won. Canada legalized marijuana, defying international treaties (which the US is also a part of) that prohibit fully legalizing cannabis. After legalizing marijuana in 2016, California opened the world’s biggest […]
Recommendations include giving minimum amount of personal information, using cash for retail buys Canada’s privacy watchdog is warning marijuana users to pay with cash rather than plastic if they’re worried about the collection of their personal information, among other guidelines published on Tuesday. In a statement posted on his website, Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien says […]