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R. Jeanette Martin

Statistics Canada examination reveals that the absence of legal shops in the province is driving consumers back to the illicit market Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Ford was supposed to be good for the legal bud business, but his government's policies are turning out to be mostly smoke and mirrors Read more

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Enzo DiMatteo

"It's a shit show all around" with virtually none of the winners in province's raffle for retail licences having a shred of name recognition within the cannabis industry Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

It's still not perfect, but against the triumvirate of a coming federal election, messed up provincial politics and a global climate calamity, we’d all very much like to have some good weed Read more

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The new regs cap the number of stores that can be owned and operated by a company at 75 but place no limits on licensing or franchising of Big Bud brands through storefront operations Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

However conventional it may be to make use of lobbyists who are used to speaking the language of the party in power, the sheer number with connections to Queen's Park is concerning Read more

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Some 150,000 orders were placed with the Ontario Cannabis Store during the first week of legalization, but only a fraction have been filled. What’s the deal? Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Canadian Medical Association takes a hard line on medpot program despite research potential offered by legalization Read more

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The rules that come into force when cannabis is legalized on October 17 will prohibit most forms of advertising, so weed companies are turning to private events to accomplish what they can’t do publicly Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

As the country blows the doors open to legal cannabis, medpot pioneer Alison Myrden prepares to go to court to fight for a legal exemption to consume magic mushrooms for her MS Read more

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there won’t be any bricks-and-mortar shops until April 1, and we’re still waiting to find out what the real consumption rules are Read more

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The end of pot prohibition is almost here, but while other jurisdictions are showing what's possible our history when it comes to acknowledging past harmful policies shows that we shouldn’t expect swift action on redress. What gives, Canada? Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Should the feds feel the need to take greater action against the illegal marijuana market, the result would be stricter laws for consumers and more regulation for the legal cannabis industry Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Some 600,000 Canadians have a conviction for simple possession of marijuana – and cops are still busting people despite the fact legalization is just around the corner Read more

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Why hasn’t cannabis been a leader in gender equality? Cannabis has a long tradition, after all, of social conscience, and in an age when gender diversity in business is becoming openly talked about, why hasn’t that translated statistically? Read more

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Cheol Joon Baek

A not-so-short list of who's making a killing on legalization Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

As college and university administrators ponder the federal legislation's implications, students are pushing for cannabis education and medical marijuana coverage Read more

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Stonerbites

Inspired by Barcelona's cannabis social clubs, licensed pop-up aims to grow Toronto's emerging craft cannabis scene while giving closet stoners a place to hang and get high with strangers Read more

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