This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Around Canada From Nov. 16-22

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Around Canada From Nov. 16-22

Alberta stops issuing licenses for cannabis retailers due to supply shortages, OCS clients find bugs in their marijuana, a few government workers get fired for swallowing and trafficking cannabis at work, and more.

Ontario’s opposition parties are calling to address allegations that his chief of staff sought to intervene in police operations on Legalization Day. A Toronto Star report published Tuesday alleges that Dean French unsuccessfully ordered senior political aides to instruct police to raid unregulated dispensaries the afternoon recreational cannabis became lawful. Wednesday, ford was asked during question period about the allegations but would not comment directly on them, nor would he say whether he had spoken to French.

Alberta Stops Issuing Licenses for Cannabis Retailers due to Supply Shortages

Canada’s nationwide supply deficit has prompted the Alberta Gambling, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) to stop issuing cannabis retail permits until further notice. The AGLC had ordered cannabis product that was enough to support up to 250 cannabis shops of legalization for the first six months. “While some accredited manufacturers have fulfilled their commitments, not all have,” stated AGLC president and CEO Alain Maisonneuve at a announcement on Wednesday.

Two Government Employees Terminated for Consuming and Trafficking Cannabis on the Job

A quarterly disclosure of wrongdoings in the office published by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) reports that two employees are fired for “consuming and trafficking small quantities of a cannabis derivative […] during working hours and within PSPC premises. ”

Clients Find Mold and Bugs in Cannabis Bought By OCS

Footage of moldy and bug infested cannabis is circulating on Reddit. The cannabis reviewer behind identified the critters in numerous products from Redecan and has prompted others to take a closer look at orders made through the Ontario Cannabis Store.

To Do List

Cannabis & Hemp Expo

OTTAWA — The country ’s funds hosts this cannabis-focused trade show over the weekend. Taking place at the Shaw Centre, from Nov. 24 to 25, the event bills itself as an “interactive forum educating on the most recent technology, research, and benefits of cannabis. ”


EDMONTON — “Meet your new best buds,” advertises this occasion taking place at a yet_to-be-disclosed location in Edmonton on Nov. 24. On the itinerary; a tea ceremony and a showcase of products.

TORONTO — A BYOC cooking course pops up in Toronto on Saturday morning. The hands on workshop in the Cannabis Cooking Company will walk students through preparing infused baked products and will “touch on cannabis strains, cannabis history, the science of cannabis, not to mention cannabis food infusion. ”

Published at Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:29:55 +0000

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