Cannabis News Updates in Canada

Legal challenge seeks to overturn Quebec ban on cannabis T-shirts, other products

The Canadian PressApril 15, 2021

Quebec’s ban on the sale of cannabis-themed products is too broad and inhibits legitimate freedom of expression, the lawyer for…

New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot

Associated PressApril 15, 2021

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use within months and kicking off sales next…

Swap the crop? New York hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

The Canadian PressApril 15, 2021

Legal marijuana is coming to New York and hemp farmer Samir Mahadin sees it as a potential lifeline. Farmers dealing…

Misadventure in park has B.C. dog owner raising alarm about cannabis hazards

Dan FergusonApril 12, 2021

A walk in Golden Ears Provincial Park in Maple Ridge on this past weekend turned into a very bad day…

New Mexico primed to join U.S. recreational pot wave

Associated PressApril 5, 2021

New Mexico is joining a wave of states that are legalizing recreational marijuana as its Democrat-dominated Legislature sent a package…

New York is latest state to legalize recreational cannabis

Associated PressApril 5, 2021

New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use cannabis— even in public — under a…

This MP wants the feds to close medical cannabis loopholes in Canada

Neil CorbettApril 1, 2021

Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge MP Marc Dalton called on government to add more enforcement and oversight around medical cannabis production. Dalton…

A glimpse into the role of a police drug recognition expert in B.C.

Dawn GibsonMarch 29, 2021

Driving while impaired is a dangerous crime, luckily there are officers on the West Shore specially trained to catch this…

Sneaking cannabis into Canada? Fines up to $2,000 on the way

The Canadian PressMarch 26, 2021

Land borders may be closed and international travel restricted, but the federal government is making moves to clamp down on…

Canopy sells 2 B.C. greenhouses at loss, including site at centre of odour complaints

Dan FergusonMarch 22, 2021

Canopy Growth has sold off it’s Aldergrove and Delta cannabis growing facilities for a fraction of what it paid to…

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