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Ontario Cannabis Store president resigns

Patrick Ford served in the position for a year and helped launch the agency leading up to legalization The OCS says former Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation vice-president Cal Bricker will serve as interim CEO beginning Friday. (LCBO) The CEO of the Ontario Cannabis Store is retiring. The agency that …

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Manitobans may be a step closer to growing marijuana plants

Manitobans may be a step closer to growing their own recreational marijuana plants. A Quebec court ruled Tuesday a ban on possessing and growing pot plants for personal use is unconstitutional because Quebec’s legislation infringed on the jurisdiction of the federal government, which has sole responsibility on criminal matters. The …

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Quebec Sets Sights on Topicals Ban at SQDC Stores

Buried between the Quebec government’s $300M threat to edibles/beverages and its bizarre opposition to extracts (which will be capped at 30%, effectively banning vape pens and hashish in the province) was an all-out ban on topical cannabis products. Health Minister Lionel Carmant concluded, “The topical creams are usually a medicinal …

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