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Alberta finance minister says cannabis warehouse will be secret

Alberta finance minister says cannabis warehouse will be secret

Alberta is starting to stockpile marijuana but isn’t saying where it’s being kept. Finance Minister Joe Ceci says cannabis shipments have begun but he says for security reasons, the province will not be revealing the location. Cannabis becomes legal in Canada in just under a month, and provinces are responsible for distribution, regulation, and front-line …

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DEA’s approval of Canadian weed imports shows U.S. agencies ‘don’t know who’s in charge,’ drug policy expert says

DEA’s approval of Canadian weed imports shows U.S. agencies ‘don’t know who’s in charge,’ drug policy expert says

VANCOUVER—An announcement Tuesday that the United States has approved the importation of medical cannabis from Canadian producer Tilray exposes a deep contradiction at the heart of U.S. drug enforcement, says one policy expert. While Tilray’s achievement signals that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is willing to make an allowance for …

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GDP to get lift from cannabis, says TD

GDP to get lift from cannabis, says TD

By Chris FournierBloomberg Wed., Sept. 19, 2018 Canada’s measure of gross domestic product will get a boost after the legalization of recreational marijuana on Oct. 17 adds as much as $8 billion to the country’s economy, according to Toronto-Dominion Bank. TD says cannabis-related trade will provide a one-time lift to …

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Coca-Cola mulls cannabis drinks

Coca-Cola mulls cannabis drinks

A HUNDRED years ago, Coca Cola contained cocaine and was held up as a cure for impotence, headaches and morphine addiction. The hard narcotics are long gone, but folk are aflutter at the possibility that the fizzy drink might one day contain cannabis. For it emerged this week that Coca-Cola, …

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New rules around cannabis production in HRM draw mixed reviews

Halifax regional council has adopted new land-use rules that will allow cannabis production facilities in industrial zones as well as mixed-used agricultural areas. Municipal planners proposed designating industrial zones and mixed-used agricultural areas, as long there is a separation of at least 70 metres from residential homes. Both large-scale cannabis production facilities …

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