Black communities seek cannabis amnesty as pot legalization nears

Black communities seek cannabis amnesty as pot legalization nears

OTTAWA — Members of Canada’s black communities are praising the Liberals for earmarking $10 million for mental health programs, but say the government has yet to address a pressing request around outstanding charges for pot possession. Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announced today a funding program to strengthen culturally-relevant mental …

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Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis posts a surprise profit as it prepares to list its stock in the US

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REUTERS/Patrick Doyle Aurora Cannabis, the second-largest marijuana producer by market cap, reported a surprise profit on Tuesday as the company eyes a US stock listing. For its fiscal fourth quarter, Aurora earned 0.40 Canadian dollars, easily beating the 0.03 Canadian dollars loss that analysts surveyed by Bloomberg were expecting. Revenue …

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