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Vancouver Island Pot Firm Lays Off 61 People

CBC | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The company generated more than $48 million last year, according to a report.

New Vancouver Pot Rules Still Not Good Enough: Group

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association is happy with Vancouver's decision, but said there's still work to be done.

Unclear Rules At Vancouver Pot Shops Unlikely To Change

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

While the owner of Weeds Glass and Gifts in Vancouver says people need a prescription to buy from his store, there are concerns that other shops aren't so strict.

Vancouver Marijuana Store Raided, Staff Arrested

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Police say the raid was a result of public-safety concerns, including an alleged incident where a 15-year-old was hospitalized after making a purchase from the shop...

Vancouver Pot Shops Should Be Closed, Not Regulated: Feds

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The federal health minister warns that "normalizing" marijuana will increase use and addiction, especially among youth.

Feds Disapprove Of Regulating Vancouver Medical Pot Shops

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Legitimizing medical marijuana would only increase use and addiction, said the federal health minister.

Contaminated Medical Pot From B.C. Firm Recalled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Exactly where the bacteria came from hasn't been disclosed.

Medical Marijuana RECALL

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In what's believed to be the first-ever marijuana recall in Canada, a B.C. company is asking its clients to avoid using a batch of Purple Kush. Gr...

Marijuana Prices Are Going To Crash

Dana Larsen | Posted 05.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dana Larsen

Some say that the proliferation of home cultivation licenses has also helped to drop prices, but I don't think this has had a major impact. The amount of cannabis being produced by all licensed patients is not that significant when compared to the total level of underground production in Canada. It's shrinking U.S. demand that is driving prices down here.

B.C.'s King Kush?

CBC | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The best in B.C. medicinal marijuana will be judged starting today at a festival at the PNE — but pot advocates say the event will also help the pus...

How To Decriminalize Marijuana

Dana Larsen | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dana Larsen

Did you know that B.C. can decriminalize marijuana? Indeed, any Canadian province could decriminalize marijuana possession at any time. Provinces have all kinds of legal options when it comes to dealing with possession of marijuana. We know what the RCMP's preferred option is: more arrests and more charges for marijuana possession. The RCMP have increased marijuana possession charges across Canada by about 30 per cent since Harper came to power. In B.C. the increase has been the greatest: there was a 211 per cent increase in pot possession charges between 2005 and 2011.

How to Piss Off a Vancouverite

Kate Siobhan Havercroft | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kate Siobhan Havercroft

Yes, it's an expensive city. But that's like complaining too many people hit on your spouse because they're so hot. It's a gorgeous city in a beautiful setting with top-notch bars and restaurants, a thriving arts scene, and more. Guess what's driving the cost? People moving here, at any cost, because it's so awesome. It's a vicious cycle. Would you prefer it be less awesome? We wouldn't.

Another Medical Grow-Op Busted

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Mounties busted a Chilliwack medical marijuana grow-op and seized drugs, cash, and a gun, after a report of significant electricity theft. Nea...

Marijuana Forest To Be Destroyed: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. - Mounties have uncovered a virtual marijuana forest and bags of dried pot in a home and outbuilding outside of 100 Mile House, B...

Another B.C. Medical Pot Grow-Op Shut Down

CBC | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The mayor of Port Coquitlam, B.C., says that given what’s happened at a legal medical marijuana grow-op in his community, he's glad changes to the f...

Hazy Days Ahead For B.C. Bud

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The future appears hazy for British Columbia's thriving underground pot industry, even as two U.S. states have voted to allow citizens to ...

B.C. Legal Pot Vote

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's municipal politicians, sensing shifting emotional attitudes towards marijuana and a possible major new revenue source, v...

High Demand For Vancouver Pot Tours

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It's known as the Amsterdam of North America, a mecca of cannabis culture that sparks more than curiosity for many visitors.The pungent sc...

B.C. Cities Mull Legal Weed

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Former British Columbia attorney general Geoff Plant urged mayors and councillors Monday to take a stand and push to change federal marijua...