Legalized Marijuana

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Aphria excited about Biden, U.S. legalization as it reports Q2 loss

Aphria excited about Biden, U.S. legalization as it reports Q2 loss

 

File photo by BLACK PRESS NEWS SERVICES                                A judge says a central Alberta man produced no evidence that he had the necessary marijuana licences.

Updated: Accused cannabis trafficker loses bid to have charges stayed

Accused man’s constitutional rights were violated under former drug legislation however, judge rules

  • Jul 15, 2020

 

Evicted tenant challenges ‘draconian’ pot law’s constitutionality

Evicted tenant challenges ‘draconian’ pot law’s constitutionality

TORONTO — A man evicted from his home and whose possessions were…

 

Rejected Red Deer County cannabis production facility to go to appeal

Rejected Red Deer County cannabis production facility to go to appeal

County’s subdivision and development appeal board hearing set for May 2

Rejected Red Deer County cannabis production facility to go to appeal
Federal legislation for cannabis-possession pardon not enough, critics say

Federal legislation for cannabis-possession pardon not enough, critics say

OTTAWA — Long-awaited legislation that makes getting a pardon for simple possession…

Federal legislation for cannabis-possession pardon not enough, critics say
Liberals to introduce bill to provide no-cost pardons for simple pot crimes

Liberals to introduce bill to provide no-cost pardons for simple pot crimes

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the government will soon…

Liberals to introduce bill to provide no-cost pardons for simple pot crimes
Provincial government program to help pay for legalized cannabis costs expected to fall short in Blackfalds.                                Black Press file photo

Blackfalds predicts provincial funding help will not cover all legalized marijuana costs

Province’s Municipal Cannabis Transition Program a good first step, says Blackfalds mayor

Provincial government program to help pay for legalized cannabis costs expected to fall short in Blackfalds.                                Black Press file photo
Privacy watchdog says legal cannabis buyers should use cash, not credit

Privacy watchdog says legal cannabis buyers should use cash, not credit

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy watchdog is warning marijuana users to pay with…

Privacy watchdog says legal cannabis buyers should use cash, not credit
Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Trevor Pott will be holding a party to celebrate cannabis being legal, in Edmonton, Alta.

Canadians prepare to usher in legal pot with parties, protests and puffs

TORONTO — Trevor Pott doesn’t consider himself a seasoned cannabis user, or…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Trevor Pott will be holding a party to celebrate cannabis being legal, in Edmonton, Alta.
Feds to expedite pardons for minor pot convictions

Feds to expedite pardons for minor pot convictions

OTTAWA — The federal government plans to move Wednesday on easing the…

Feds to expedite pardons for minor pot convictions
Alberta to provide police funding when pot legalized, 17 stores ready to open

Alberta to provide police funding when pot legalized, 17 stores ready to open

Province to provide police funding when pot legalized, 17 stores ready to…

Alberta to provide police funding when pot legalized, 17 stores ready to open
Officers decry ‘offensive’ limits on pot use planned by RCMP, other forces

Officers decry ‘offensive’ limits on pot use planned by RCMP, other forces

OTTAWA — Some police forces are implementing nonsensical and downright offensive policies…

Officers decry ‘offensive’ limits on pot use planned by RCMP, other forces
Handling of high drivers, border crossers still being ironed out, officials say

Handling of high drivers, border crossers still being ironed out, officials say

OTTAWA — Days before recreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada, federal…

Handling of high drivers, border crossers still being ironed out, officials say
Legal cannabis supply to meet 30 to 60 per cent of demand: C.D. Howe report

Legal cannabis supply to meet 30 to 60 per cent of demand: C.D. Howe report

TORONTO — Canada’s supply of legal cannabis at current production levels will…

Legal cannabis supply to meet 30 to 60 per cent of demand: C.D. Howe report
Canadian military seeks to reassure allies as legalized marijuana draws near

Canadian military seeks to reassure allies as legalized marijuana draws near

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces has sought to reassure allies about…

Canadian military seeks to reassure allies as legalized marijuana draws near
Canadian military imposes restrictions on use of recreational marijuana

Canadian military imposes restrictions on use of recreational marijuana

OTTAWA — The Canadian military has unveiled new restrictions on when service…

Canadian military imposes restrictions on use of recreational marijuana
Lacombe County gathering cannabis feedback

Lacombe County gathering cannabis feedback

Public meetings held recently in Mirror and Bentley drew about three dozen

Lacombe County gathering cannabis feedback
Sylvan Lake cannabis retailers could face higher licence costs

Sylvan Lake cannabis retailers could face higher licence costs

Town council consider whether to levy $850 administrative licence fee

Sylvan Lake cannabis retailers could face higher licence costs
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Lacombe mulling smoking and cannabis regulations

First reading of a new smoking bylaw, which also covers cannabis consumption, passed on Monday

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City delaying start day for accepting cannabis retail applications

City delaying start day for accepting cannabis retail applications

City will start accepting applications on July 24 instead of originally planned start day of July 11

  • Jul 9, 2018
City delaying start day for accepting cannabis retail applications