Feds stick with July 2018 deadline to legalize pot
Despite provinces’ worries they’re being rushed by the tight timeline.
Marijuana to take less than 1% out of multibillion dollar booze sales: study
Legalization would take $160 million out of Canada’s $22.1 billion alcohol sector.
New marijuana production plant hiring up to 50 workers in Yorkton
Plant has the capacity to expand operations to more than 27,000 square metres.
High employees, higher costs when marijuana legalized: oil and gas CEOs
Policing safety of the workplace, drug testing, absenteeism, counselling cited.
Conservatives want price tag for Health Canada’s cannabis tracking system
Designed to collect information about pot products from licensed producers, distributors and retailers.
Many Canadian workers not getting OHS training: Fasken Martineau
Survey finds many managers and supervisors are not trained to identify workers under the influence.
Liberal pot bills coming; provinces brace for impact
Will include measures to include limits for legal possession, age restrictions for retailers.
Pot taxes must stay low to beat black market, study says
C.D. Howe estimates legalized cannabis could generate about $675 million in government revenues next year.
Western provinces expect Ottawa to pay costs of pot plan
They’re anticipating financial pressures related to regulation, testing and sharing information.
New internal trade deal tills soil for cross-Canada marijuana regulation
Will establish a clear process to help provinces and territories regulate the trade of recreational pot.
Cannabis producers lobby government ahead of legalization legislation
They want to brand product and sell medical marijuana on a tax-free basis.
Aurora Sky rolls a big one
A new 800,000 square-foot greenhouse facility will have an annual capacity equivalent to almost 313 million joints.
Lawsuit filed against NB marijuana producer over pesticides
Alleges company sold cannabis products containing toxic chemicals, myclobutanil and bifenazate.
Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging, advertising bans
But licensed producers argue that cannabis isn’t as dangerous as tobacco.
Aurora is building a huge cannabis greenhouse operation in Leduc
The 800,000 square-foot facility will have an annual capacity equivalent to almost 313 million joints.