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Peter MacKay dislikes cannabis legalization

The frontrunner for the Conservative leadership doesn’t like legalization. Peter MacKay made the admission in an interview with Kelowna newspaper, The Daily Courier. Asked by the paper if he supported cannabis legalization, MacKay was clear: “I don’t.” “What I most worry about is the impact on young people, the mental …

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A man vapes cannabis at the Hotbox Cafe in Toronto on January 20, 2018. Ontario is considering allowing cannabis lounges and cafes as it moves toward an open cannabis market. BUSINESS Ontario considers cannabis lounges, cafes as part of future open market

TORONTO – Premier Doug Ford’s government said it is considering allowing cannabis lounges and cafes as it moves toward an open market for pot in the province, and is asking the public to weigh in on the proposal. The government said Monday it will consult on the possibility of so-called …

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Process Underway To Verify Cannabis Petition to Ban Cannabis Sales

A petition opposing the retail sale of cannabis in Altona was submitted to the town late last week. The appeal for a vote on whether town council should allow licensed retail cannabis stores to operate in Altona has close to 800 names on it. Read More Here: pembinavalleyonline.com/local/process-underway-to-verify-cannabis-altona-cannabis-petition By Dean …

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New cannabis products may not eat into black market, experts say

A raft of new products is slated to start appearing in brick-and-mortar retailers on Monday, OCS says. The arrival of legal cannabis edibles, vapes and other products in Ontario won’t necessarily meet the government’s stated goal of cutting into the black market, according to industry observers. The Ontario Cannabis Store, …

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Cannabis control fever grips south Niagara

Cannabis control fever grips south Niagara Amid the rapid growth of the cannabis industry since legalization in 2018, a number of municipalities have been looking to slam on the brakes. In south Niagara, the first to take the plunge was Pelham, who pre-emptively introduced an interim control bylaw on cannabis …

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