Health Minister Says Vancouver Pot Shops Should Cease To Operate

“I am deeply concerned about the intention of Vancouver to approve the operations of marijuana shops and dispensaries in Vancouver. Marijuana is not an approved drug or medicine and Health Canada does not endorse its use.  there are serious health risks associated with smoking marijuana particularly among the youth. That is... more →
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In Vancouver, Regulations For Marijuana Dispensary Get Approval

The city held four nights of public hearings on the proposed bylaws, with dozens of speakers for and against the new regulations. “We’re not regulating the product, we’re simply regulating the business itself,” said Jang. The bylaw does not allow the sale of edible products like pot brownies, with the exception... more →
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Regulations For Pot Should Come From Feds

Bowbrick was among former politicians who in 2011 joined Stop the Violence B.C., a coalition of lawyers, doctors and academics, that called for regulating and taxing pot. Victoria council is set to debate a staff report Thursday that recommends getting tough on the city’s 18 marijuana-related businesses, of which only seven... more →
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Vancouver Condo Residents Complain About Nearby Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Maxine Clough, one of the residents at the condo near Hornby St. and Beach Ave., said that while she and her neighbours have no problem with medical marijuana, their building is simply the wrong location. She has started a petition to stop the store from opening and has collected roughly 140 signatures so far. “We have... more →
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Canadian Stock Exchange: Matica Graphite Eyes Medical Pot Prospects

The company wished to make it clear that it will only enter that space if it finds a suitable target project and agreement, and then only after clearing Health Canada’s regulations on marijuana production. Shoal Point Energy Shoal Point Energy traded 1,265,700 shares last week, hitting a high of $0.015. The company has a 100-percent... more →
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Colorado’s Experience With Legal Marijuana Gives Lessons For Washington

Colorado’s state boundaries are rural, with no big cities nearby. If people are willing to fly from Chicago to try legal pot, it seems likely that Portlanders and other tourists will be heading to Washington before long. And who knows: maybe tourists visiting Portland will add a stop in Vancouver to their itineraries, even... more →
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