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Ontario Cannabis Raids Lead To The Discovery of 3 Kangaroos and 2 Zebras

Jay Alexander
Late October the York Regional Police seized 28,964 plants and 3,990 pounds of harvested cannabis valued at over $150 million in Project Green Sweep, a massive Ontario operation that led to 37 arrests and 67 charges. 15 search warrants were executed, a number of properties in the York region including Markham, King, Stouffville and East Gwillimbur; and among the items...
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Calgary and Edmonton Cannabis Expos Postponed – New Dates & Free Tickets Inside

Jay Alexander
Amidst growing concerns of COVID-19’s ability to spread and quickly, Canada’s top cannabis events are being cancelled and postponed across the board. Non essential services, and no group events, means there’s really no other option. The Calgary Cannabis Expo and the Edmonton Cannabis Expos are two of Alberta’s largest cannabis trade shows, attracting audiences in the thousands, featuring kiosks from...
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Cannabis Industry Loses 1000 Jobs: Canopy Growth Corp Joins Aurora Cannabis in Massive Canadian Lay Offs

Jay Alexander
2020 has been a rocky start for licensed cannabis producers in Canada as industry layoffs have plagued two of the worlds largest cannabis companies Aurora Cannabis, and now Canopy Growth. Since legal cannabis’ inception in Canada late 2018, logistics have posed a problem for licensed producers of all scales. Regulatory requirements, and costs associated with getting licence approval has created...
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20% Tax Increase Coming To Vape Products In Alberta

Jay Alexander
The Alberta 2020 Tax Plan has been released and inside the province takes aim at vape products with a 20% tax increase that applies to all vape hardware, e liquids and products that allow consumers to make their own products at home. Escaping the tax increase is tobacco, pharmaceuticals and non vape related cannabis products. Product TypeTaxableAll vaping devices (e.g.,...
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Cannabis Cafes Might Be On Their Way Edmonton Alberta, But They’re Not What You Think!

Jay Alexander
Cannabis cafes seem to be on their way to Edmonton Alberta in as early as the next 8 months, according to Councillor Mike Nickel of Ward 11 reports Mugglehead Cannabis News. This comes Monday February 10, 2020 following an announcement that the Province of Ontario was opening the floor to discussion regarding cannabis consumption in lounges, outdoor festivals and concerts....
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Buy THC Vape and CBD Vape Products Online and In Dispensary’s Early February

Jay Alexander
Following government’s review of the available evidence, data and other provinces’ positions on cannabis vaping, the sale of cannabis vapes in Alberta, will be allowed, Alberta Gaming Cannabis Liquor (AGLC) Cannabis consumers got some good news February 9, 2020 announcing the AGLC has lifted its ban, and consumers will see cannabis THC and CBD vapes on shelves as early as...
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Mail Order Marijuana Sites in Canada Take a Hit as Domain Suspensions Target Delivery Services

Jay Alexander
2020 is off to a rocky start for online cannabis consumers as domain suspensions plague mail order marijuana sites in Canada (at a domain level). Since the Cannabis Act of October 17, 2018, agencies struggled with reducing the market share of grey area cannabis delivery websites online. The Cannabis Act legalized the production, sale and distribution of cannabis across Canada,...
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Legal THC Edibles in Alberta Now Available Across the Province

Jay Alexander
January 13th marked an important date for the books as Albertans have finally been given access to buy legal cannabis edibles for the first time across the province. A very much anticipated and overdue announcement; the AGLC has granted retail dispensaries across Alberta a policy that opens the doors to the legal distribution of THC edibles. According to albertacannabis.org ‘Edibles’...
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Cannabis in Canadian Jails: Canadian Inmate Access To Organic Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Exist

Jay Alexander
Medical cannabis has been legal for a while now, but what about in the slammer? We wanted to learn a little bit more about if, and how inmates with medical cannabis prescriptions gain access to their product. Stephanie, the Correction Service of Canada’s Communication Manager was kind enough to take our team through the policies that medical patients behind bars...
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Cannabis In The Workplace: The City of Calgary Says NO To Cannabis For Employees

Jay Alexander
With legal cannabis comes additional challenges for employers. Regardless of where you stand within the cannabis intoxication discussion, we can all agree we want to see safe workspaces around us and for our employees. Legal cannabis complicates the workforce for a number of reasons, and recently the City of Calgary has outlined their specifications within a job listing for season...