Manitoba will charge

cannabis

WINNIPEG — When recreational cannabis is legalized later this year, it will be subject to a government fee and a wholesale markup in Manitoba. The provincial government says a “social responsibility fee” of six per cent will be applied to a cannabis retailer’s total annual revenues. It will take effect …

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Craft cannabis growers fear being shut out

Craft cannabis growers fear being shut out

With legalization of cannabis set to take effect Oct. 17, the federal government, the province and local governments have been rolling out regulations, bylaws and agreements establishing a supply chain and retail framework – but some in the so-called “craft” growing sector say they still face too many barriers. The …

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Cannabis – a growing industry in Canada?

Cannabis – a growing industry in Canada?

With the recreational use of marijuana set to come into effect in Canada later this year, small towns like Smiths Falls are taking advantage, writes Conor Power The town of Smiths Falls has a cinematic familiarity to it, with its scenic location by the Rideau Canal amid a network of …

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Cannabis farm uncovered at address

Cannabis farm uncovered at address

POLICE have uncovered a cannabis farm worth an estimated £96,000 a year at an address in Eccleston. A Misuse of Drugs Act warrant was carried out at around 8.25pm on Monday (July 16) at a property in Dunriding Lane and the farm, containing 24 plants was, discovered. The plants have …

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