Cannabis is no cash cow for Nova Scotia

Legalizing pot costs too much to use sales as revenue By MATT STICKLAND – FEBRUARY 7, 2019 Nova Scotians may be tops in cannabis consumption, but legal sales aren’t generating extra funds for provincial accounts, Premier Stephen McNeil said Wednesday. “It’s amazing how many people have told us how to spend that money before we received it,” […]

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Ex-management of Winnipeg cannabis producer hired broker to buy illegal supply: investigator

Bonify sales licence suspension by Health Canada ‘unfounded’; company continues to grow, investigator says CBC News · Feb 6, 2019 George Robinson, who handled a third-party investigation into the practices of Bonify, said issues that triggered the sales licence suspension by Health Canada have already been dealt with. (Ian Froese/CBC) Ex-management of a Winnipeg-based cannabis producer hired […]

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Health Canada recalls mislabelled cannabis oil sold in New Brunswick

Bottles of THC oil were in packaging mislabelled as CBD oil Jordan Gill · CBC News · Feb 6, 2019 Liiv THC oil was mislabelled as CBD oil on the box. (Cannabis NB) A recall has been issued for a brand of cannabis oil that was sold at Cannabis NB stores in the province. The product, sold by Ontario-based […]

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Andrew Scheer keeps the door open to recriminalizing pot

Oct. 19: The Conservative leader refused to say if he’d keep marijuana legal if he wins the next election, even as others argue Ottawa should now decriminalize hard drugs, too By Maclean’s Oct 19, 2018 Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaks during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. […]

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P.E.I. Cannabis tops country in marijuana sales per capita

Convenience a factor in success, says P.E.I. Cannabis Kevin Yarr · CBC News · Jan 29, 2019 In the first six weeks of marijuana legalization Prince Edward Island had the highest per capita legal sales in the country, and P.E.I. Cannabis is taking that as a sign it’s getting something right. Statistics Canada added cannabis stores to its […]

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The ex cops, politicians and friends of Bill Blair cashing in on legal weed

A not-so-short list of who’s making a killing on legalization BY ENZO DIMATTEO – Jan 29, 2019 CHUCK RIFICI Former CFO of the Liberal Party of Canada and a founder and former CEO of Canopy Growth Corp. and Tweed Marijuana Inc., the country’s largest licensed producer. Made a killing when Canopy took over Tweed. He’s reportedly still […]

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Class Action Certified To Proceed to Trial OrganiGram

News Wire – Jan 21, 2019 MONCTON, NB, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ – A class action was certified against Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”) and its parent company Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), a leading licensed producer of cannabis in Canada, on Friday, January 18, 2019.  Certification is not a decision on the merits of the […]

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Police lock up all 4 Georgia Peach marijuana dispensaries, 25 arrested

Dan Taekema · CBC News · Jan 24, 2019 All four Georgia Peach locations in Hamilton have been shut down after police executed search warrants and arrested 25 people Thursday afternoon. (Dan Taekema/CBC News) Hamilton police laid dozens of charges Thursday after raiding and seizing all four Georgia Peach marijuana dispensary locations. Local officers, along with other members of the provincial enforcement […]

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