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Two unions have banded together to advocate for the sale of recreational weed.
The company generated more than $48 million last year, according to a report.
The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association is happy with Vancouver's decision, but said there's still work to be done.
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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.
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...
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The federal health minister warns that "normalizing" marijuana will increase use and addiction, especially among youth.
Legitimizing medical marijuana would only increase use and addiction, said the federal health minister.
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Exactly where the bacteria came from hasn't been disclosed.
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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. Greenleaf Medicinals of Nanaimo is voluntarily recallin...
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.
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 push to decriminalize the drug. The Kush Cup, in its s...
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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.
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.
B.C. Mounties busted a Chilliwack medical marijuana grow-op and seized drugs, cash, and a gun, after a report of significant electricity theft. Nearly 2,000 plants were seized from a rural home on Mar...
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.C.Police used a warrant to search a property near...
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 federal law are in the works. Mayor Greg Moore said...
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 legally use the drug recreationally.Business conse...
VICTORIA - British Columbia's municipal politicians, sensing shifting emotional attitudes towards marijuana and a possible major new revenue source, voted Wednesday to lobby Ottawa to decriminalize po...
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 scent of marijuana drifts regularly in the air on th...
VICTORIA - Former British Columbia attorney general Geoff Plant urged mayors and councillors Monday to take a stand and push to change federal marijuana laws to fight drug wars and gang crimes in thei...