‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery responds to allegations of sexual harassment

TIFFANY CRAWFORD -January 17, 2019 In a Facebook post late Wednesday, the self-described Prince of Pot denies he ever harmed anyone, but admits he is a “touchy” guy who doesn’t always get it right when speaking openly about sex. The alleged incidents were made public on Twitter by Deidre Olsen, who was hired by Cannabis Culture but […]

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Legal pot shops coming to Oshawa

By Dave Flaherty-The Oshawa – Jan 16, 2019 Oshawa is in on private retail cannabis shops. After a marathon meeting, city council voted 7-4 in favour of allowing pot shops in the city once the province rolls them out on April 1, 2019. Councillors John Gray, Rick Kerr, Tito Dante-Marimpietri, Brian Nicholson, Bob Chapman, Derek […]

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B.C. Cancer to lead first national cannabis clinical trial for symptom relief

PAMELA FAYERMAN January 15, 2019 Recruitment for the 48-day trial in 150 patients will begin soon after the expected Health Canada and ethics approval is obtained. Patients in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Prince George, Victoria, Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto will be enrolled in the trial investigating whether cannabis properties reduce cancer-related symptoms including pain, sleep […]

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Race on to partner with Ontario’s cannabis retail licence winners

The Canadian Press Jan 14, 2019 Businesses and investors are rushing to partner with the 25 winners of the Ontario cannabis retail licence lottery, with offers apparently worth millions of dollars, to be involved in the province’s first recreational weed stores set to open this spring. Olivia Brown, the founder of Hamilton, Ont.-based Professional Cannabis […]

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