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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada

Ontario Human Rights Commission Clarifies Laws on Working While Stoned

What are the limits and protections embedded in Canada’s new marijuana laws? ByNick Lindsey In the final days before Canada legalizes cannabis, various groups and organizations are working hard to hammer out last minute policies, guidelines, and rules. Most recently, this includes the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC). Yesterday, the group released an updated policy. The document clarifies key points about when, where, and how people can or cannot consume legal cannabis. In particular, the new policy focuses on cannabis in the context of workplace and housing rules. OHRC’s New Policy Guidance The new policies attempt to more clearly...

What are the limits and protections embedded in Canada’s new marijuana laws? ByNick Lindsey In the final days before Canada legalizes cannabis, various groups and organizations are working hard to hammer out last minute policies, guidelines, and rules. Most...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada

Canadian Delivery Service Announces Willy Wonka Lottery to Celebrate Legalization

Someone queue the cannabis oompa loompas. A.J. Herrington A cannabis delivery service is celebrating the legalization of weed in Canada by delivering free munchies to as many people in Toronto as possible on October 17. And on top of the free snacks, the promotion will be even more exciting with a Willy Wonka-style lottery for the first day of legal recreational pot. Cannabis delivery platform Eddy is sponsoring the contest and is inviting potential customers to sign up for the giveaway on its website in order to be added to the list to receive free munchies. Contestants can increase their chances and move up the queue by sharing...

Someone queue the cannabis oompa loompas. A.J. Herrington A cannabis delivery service is celebrating the legalization of weed in Canada by delivering free munchies to as many people in Toronto as possible on October 17. And on top of the free snacks, the promotion will be even more...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada

Walmart Joins List of Mega-Chains Considering New Marijuana Products

Will Canadian Walmarts get in on the action once cannabis legalization is in full swing. Caitlin Donohue Those seeking signs that marijuana is headed towards mainstream availability may find news titillating that a spokesperson for Walmart said the mega-chain is doing “preliminary fact-finding” on the possibility of selling cannabis products. Walmart Canada representative Diane Medeiros admitted in an email to the Vancouver Sunthat, though the company has no set plans for making any specific products commercially available, it is researching the potential of stocking cannabinoid-based products—specifically those containing CBD. Medeiros chalked the research up to good business tactics, writing...

Will Canadian Walmarts get in on the action once cannabis legalization is in full swing. Caitlin Donohue Those seeking signs that marijuana is headed towards mainstream availability may find news titillating that a spokesperson for Walmart said the mega-chain...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada Featured

Legal cannabis draws huge lineups as stores open in Calgary

2 retail locations open in city as recreational pot becomes legal in Canada CBC News About 250 pot enthusiasts bundled up against the cold and lined up outside one of Calgary’s two new cannabis retail shops early Wednesday morning, keen to be among the first customers on Day 1 of legal recreational cannabis in Canada. Security and Calgary police were on hand for any necessary crowd control at 420 Premium Market as it got ready to open for business at 10 a.m. in a strip mall at 9737 Macleod Trail S.W. Amber Craig, the company’s vice-president of marketing, says...

2 retail locations open in city as recreational pot becomes legal in Canada CBC News About 250 pot enthusiasts bundled up against the cold and lined up outside one of Calgary’s two new cannabis retail shops early Wednesday morning,...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada Featured

Day One : Legal Weed and Crooked Politics

By Cannabis Culture Magazine Canadians rejoiced and lined-up cash-in-hand today as nationwide, cannabis was sold legally from designated retailers. These outlets are licensed and controlled by elites from the halls of government, law enforcement and business. And your tax dollars will land in their pockets. That’s right, we the red-eyed, dirty, goddamn pot smoking layabouts can buy our weed and we all ought to be wearing a smile. We can buy it…BUT we have to buy it from them. The same cops and politicians who busted up families and threw pot smokers in jail for the last eight decades...

By Cannabis Culture Magazine Canadians rejoiced and lined-up cash-in-hand today as nationwide, cannabis was sold legally from designated retailers. These outlets are licensed and controlled by elites from the halls of government, law enforcement and business. And your tax...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada Featured

Canada: Keys for sellers to unlock huge market opportunity

Submitted by Marijuana News Tilray Inc. (TLRY) shares are up 630% year-to-date. Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) is up 133% this year. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACBFF) is up 55% on the year. Medmen Enterprises Inc. (MMNFF) is up 118% this year. The volatile, yet promising cannabis industry may have just gotten another tailwind. Cannabis is set to be completely legalized in all of Canada, effective Wednesday Oct. 17. Canadian law allows individual provinces to tailor specific rules as they’d like to some degree, but the legal age to purchase has indeed been set to 18. Industry experts are still doing...

Submitted by Marijuana News Tilray Inc. (TLRY) shares are up 630% year-to-date. Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) is up 133% this year. Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACBFF) is up 55% on the year. Medmen Enterprises Inc. (MMNFF) is up 118% this...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News United States Featured

Canada and cannabis legalization: Reaction in the United States

Submitted by Bruce Kennedy As Canada makes history with its nationwide legalization of cannabis, some observers in the United States are watching with a sense of cautious optimism; in the hopes that their northern neighbor’s actions might end up having a positive impact on America’s cannabis legalization movement. But there are also concerns about the unintended legal consequences of Canada’s cannabis legalization when it comes to the tens of millions of Canadians and Americans who cross their mutual border annually. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a statement late last month, clarifying its policies regarding “Canada’s Legalization of...

Submitted by Bruce Kennedy As Canada makes history with its nationwide legalization of cannabis, some observers in the United States are watching with a sense of cautious optimism; in the hopes that their northern neighbor’s actions might end up...

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on October 17, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada Featured

The Big Day: Canada makes marijuana legal, and a national experiment begins

Submitted by Marijuana News Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation with its biggest public policy challenge in decades. Newfoundlanders became the first Canadians to be able to smoke pot legally, when retailers there opened in the country’s easternmost province at midnight. Across the rest of the country, government-run stores were preparing to greet consumers, who will be able to choose among pre-rolled joints, fresh or dried marijuana flowers and cannabis oil — all...

Submitted by Marijuana News Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation with its biggest...

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on October 11, 2018 in Cannabis News Canada

How Canada’s Legal Marijuana Policies Compare with the U.S.

By Associated Press Canada is legalizing adult-use cannabis  Oct. 17, 2018, and will be the second and largest country to do so. The federal government established the broad outline of the legalization law but left it up to provinces and territories to fill in some of the details — such as whether to allow home grows, to establish a legal purchase age of 18 or 19, and whether to sell through government-run pot shops or private outlets. Here’s how Canada’s industry will look, as well as some key differences between Canada’s approach and that of the nine U.S. states...

By Associated Press Canada is legalizing adult-use cannabis  Oct. 17, 2018, and will be the second and largest country to do so. The federal government established the broad outline of the legalization law but left it up to provinces...

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on October 11, 2018 in World News

The Evolution of Cannabis Slang Terminology

By Deb Powers If it’s true that the best-loved child has many names, cannabis must be one of Mother Earth’s favorite children. Jonathon Green, who wrote the definitive Green’s Dictionary of Slang, estimates that there are at least 1,000 different names for weed – and that’s just in English. Have you ever wondered where pot, bud, joint and other names for weed came from? Check out this compilation of slang for weed to find out. Why Are There So Many Names for Weed? Considering its checkered history, it’s not surprising that weed has had many aliases. The plant that’s...

By Deb Powers If it’s true that the best-loved child has many names, cannabis must be one of Mother Earth’s favorite children. Jonathon Green, who wrote the definitive Green’s Dictionary of Slang, estimates that there are at least 1,000...

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