marijuana Archive

  • By JOSH PEDERSON The Liberal government’s legislation on the legalization of recreational marijuana is right around the corner and soon, eager consumers will have full access to the piquant plant. The new law will allow users over the age of 19 to purchase up to 28 grams of marijuana for their personal consumption within a private residence. In Ontario, marijuana operations will be regulated by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. With legalization set to...

    Pot programs coming

    By JOSH PEDERSON The Liberal government’s legislation on the legalization of recreational marijuana is right around the corner and soon, eager consumers will have full access to the piquant plant. The new law will allow users over the age of 19 to purchase up to 28 grams of marijuana for their personal consumption within a private residence. In Ontario, marijuana operations will be regulated by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. With legalization set to...

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  • BY JOSH PEDERSON The Trudeau government’s legislation on the legalization of marijuana is fast approaching, with the purchase and consumption of the earthy green substance scheduled to begin in July. It is a move that has Canadians speculating as to whether this direction is one of calculated judgement regarding the future of the country and its economy, or if it is an impulsive leap into a vast uncharted realm by our inexperienced, young politician. There...

    Legalizing pot

    BY JOSH PEDERSON The Trudeau government’s legislation on the legalization of marijuana is fast approaching, with the purchase and consumption of the earthy green substance scheduled to begin in July. It is a move that has Canadians speculating as to whether this direction is one of calculated judgement regarding the future of the country and its economy, or if it is an impulsive leap into a vast uncharted realm by our inexperienced, young politician. There...

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  • BY VERONICA REINER We’ve known the date for a long time. Marijuana will become legal in Canada on July 1, 2018, bringing a whole new set of rules, regulations and questions. What should be the set minimum age to smoke pot? How much should it cost? But among these, one issue seems more difficult to solve than the others: How should driving while high be monitored and dealt with? Driving high is not nearly as...

    High driving

    BY VERONICA REINER We’ve known the date for a long time. Marijuana will become legal in Canada on July 1, 2018, bringing a whole new set of rules, regulations and questions. What should be the set minimum age to smoke pot? How much should it cost? But among these, one issue seems more difficult to solve than the others: How should driving while high be monitored and dealt with? Driving high is not nearly as...

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  • BY ANDREW BENNEY The Liberal government revealed that it will be announcing legislation later this month that will see marijuana legalized across Canada by July 1 of next year. The legislation is expected to be made public this week, with some sources stating that April 20, a renowned calendar date where marijuana enthusiasts all choose to smoke at the same time, will be the time of the release. However, with a formal framework for cannabis...

    Canada to legalize marijuana

    BY ANDREW BENNEY The Liberal government revealed that it will be announcing legislation later this month that will see marijuana legalized across Canada by July 1 of next year. The legislation is expected to be made public this week, with some sources stating that April 20, a renowned calendar date where marijuana enthusiasts all choose to smoke at the same time, will be the time of the release. However, with a formal framework for cannabis...

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  • BY PAUL BOREHAM Comfy “service centres” have been established by one of the largest producers of medical marijuana in the country. Tweed Inc. calls these centres Better by Tweed, with three locations: Guelph, Hamilton and Etobicoke. It’s a face-to-face connection between grower and user. “Patients can go in and get services, get registered, get information, have a community event there, learn more about the product and about the business,” said Jordan Sinclair, communications manager for...

    Pot service centre opens in Guelph

    BY PAUL BOREHAM Comfy “service centres” have been established by one of the largest producers of medical marijuana in the country. Tweed Inc. calls these centres Better by Tweed, with three locations: Guelph, Hamilton and Etobicoke. It’s a face-to-face connection between grower and user. “Patients can go in and get services, get registered, get information, have a community event there, learn more about the product and about the business,” said Jordan Sinclair, communications manager for...

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  • BY NATHAN BROWN Two public works staff were fired by the City of Hamilton on Jan. 14 after they brought pot brownies to a public works yard, and shared them with an unknowing co-worker. These two workers, who were described as “seasoned” public works employees, had previously been suspended by the city on Dec. 22 because they were suspected of bringing similar banned baked goods to a public works yard. An article in the Waterloo...

    Don’t try for brownie points at work

    BY NATHAN BROWN Two public works staff were fired by the City of Hamilton on Jan. 14 after they brought pot brownies to a public works yard, and shared them with an unknowing co-worker. These two workers, who were described as “seasoned” public works employees, had previously been suspended by the city on Dec. 22 because they were suspected of bringing similar banned baked goods to a public works yard. An article in the Waterloo...

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