marijuana

Marijuana retail store in Blaine, Wa., just across the B.C. border. (Black Press files)

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

Marijuana retail store in Blaine, Wa., just across the B.C. border. (Black Press files)
Marijuana is grown for medical use, with production set to expand as recreational use is legalized. (Black Press files)

B.C. ‘will be ready’ for marijuana legalization

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth says some stores open by Oct. 17

Marijuana is grown for medical use, with production set to expand as recreational use is legalized. (Black Press files)
Marijuana retail store in Blaine, Wa., just across the B.C. border. (Black Press files)

B.C. legislates recreational marijuana sales

Age limit 19, province retains wholesale cannabis monopoly

Marijuana retail store in Blaine, Wa., just across the B.C. border. (Black Press files)
Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.

Edibles sidelined in proposed amendments to Cannabis Act

Health Canada says edible regulation is still more than a year away

Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.
Statistics Canada sifting through sewage to gauge pot consumption

Statistics Canada sifting through sewage to gauge pot consumption

Agency says sales data tracks legal marijuana but this will track illicit sales too

Statistics Canada sifting through sewage to gauge pot consumption
Marijuana retail store in Blaine, Wa., just across the B.C. border. (Black Press files)

B.C. government marijuana stores will compete with private sellers

No sales in liquor or food stores, 30-gram maximum for public possession

Marijuana retail store in Blaine, Wa., just across the B.C. border. (Black Press files)
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Ladysmith marijuana producer bought by Aphria in $230M deal

Ontario licensed marijuana producer Aphria has reached an agreement to acquire Ladysmith-based…

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Marijuana is grown for medical use, with production set to expand as recreational use is legalized. (Black Press files)

Use marijuana revenue for drug treatment, Todd Stone says

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate calls for dedicated fund

Marijuana is grown for medical use, with production set to expand as recreational use is legalized. (Black Press files)
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Cannabis lounges should be considered in B.C.: Victoria City Council

Council asks province to allow spaces for public consumption

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Consider workplace safety in legalized marijuana rules, groups urge

Consider workplace safety in legalized marijuana rules, groups urge

WorkSafeBC prohibits workers with any impairments from work that could harm themselves or others

Consider workplace safety in legalized marijuana rules, groups urge
B.C. cities, police want money to enforce new pot laws

B.C. cities, police want money to enforce new pot laws

Feedback so far includes recommendations from Port Coquitlam and View Royal

B.C. cities, police want money to enforce new pot laws
Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists

Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists

The results of research on marijuana could be applied to other areas

Growing marijuana industry sparks new research around cannabis: scientists
Premier John Horgan speaks to reporters outside the B.C. legislature, Oct. 4, 2017 (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

John Horgan blasts Ottawa’s marijuana tax grab

B.C. premier confident lumber talks not forgotten

Premier John Horgan speaks to reporters outside the B.C. legislature, Oct. 4, 2017 (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth (Black Press)

Saliva test likely for marijuana impairment

Enforcement must be ready by next July, Mike Farnworth says

B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth (Black Press)
A cashier rings up a recreational marijuana purchase in Nevada, where it has been legalized. (AP Photo/John Locher)

B.C. cities want more money, and more talk, on legal pot

A Union of B.C. Municipalities resolution says municipalities want help enforcing marijuana rules

A cashier rings up a recreational marijuana purchase in Nevada, where it has been legalized. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is sitting down to talk with ministers in Vancouver. (Canadian Press photo)

Pot to dominate talk as justice ministers meet in B.C.

Ottawa’s rushed marijuana legalization timeline has provinces concerned

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is sitting down to talk with ministers in Vancouver. (Canadian Press photo)
Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd. is a Ladysmith-based producer of medical marijuana.

Ladysmith medical marijuana firm issues recall over pesticides in product

A Ladysmith-based licensed producer of medical marijuana has voluntarily recalled product from…

Broken Coast Cannabis Ltd. is a Ladysmith-based producer of medical marijuana.
Legal pot may breathe life into small Canadian towns hit by resource losses

Legal pot may breathe life into small Canadian towns hit by resource losses

Harvest One Cannabis Inc.’s grow facility is on land owned by the Cowichan Tribes just outside Duncan

Legal pot may breathe life into small Canadian towns hit by resource losses
The decision to increase the minimum space between marijuana dispensaries in the rezoning and licensing process is a way of the City of Victoria to regain control over who operates a business in the city. Victoria News file photo

EDITORIAL: City of Victoria taking back regulatory control with pot shop decision

Reaction to public outcry, change to rules paralells situation with liquor retail stores in 2000s

  • Jul 11, 2017
The decision to increase the minimum space between marijuana dispensaries in the rezoning and licensing process is a way of the City of Victoria to regain control over who operates a business in the city. Victoria News file photo