Day: November 1, 2018

Medical Marijuana User Challenges Cannabis-related Driving Infraction

Reading Time: 3 minutes VANCOUVER—One of B.C.’s first legal disputes since legalization over cannabis-related driving violations is headed to court for review. A Victoria man received a 24-hour licence suspension for drug-impaired driving and a fine for possession of cannabis in a motor vehicle, according to Sarah Leamon, a partner at Leamon Roudette Law Group and a criminal defence […]

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Alberta, Canada Runs Out of Marijuana

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario-based cannabis giant Canopy Growth Inc. is working flat-out to meet that demand, having already supplied the Alberta market with 250,000 product units, with another 50,000 coming next week, said its CEO, Bruce Linton. “The trucks continue to pull out of this place, it’s a busy road,” he said of the company’s flagship operation. Consumers […]

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B.C.’s First Private Cannabis Store Licensed in Kimberley

Reading Time: 3 minutes B.C.’s first private non-recreational cannabis licence has been issued to a former East Kootenays medical pot shop. Tamaras Cannabis in Kimberley will get its licence from B.C.’s Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch on Thursday. The store was the first medical cannabis dispensary in Canada to receive a business licence from its local government, even before Vancouver, after […]

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Medical Cannabis Now Available on Prescription, For Some in the U.K

Reading Time: 3 minutes From today, medicinal cannabis products can legally be prescribed in the U.K. for the first time, although campaigners say many patients who could benefit will still be denied access. The change in policy comes on the back of months of campaigning by patient advocacy groups and means that specialist doctors can prescribe products containing cannabis, cannabis resin […]

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