Nova Scotia and P.E.I. both set their legal age for marijuana at 19 on Thursday, but the two East Coast provinces are taking different paths on how weed will be sold.
In another sign the legalization of marijuana is spurring a seismic shift in Canadian society, the former head of the RCMP drug squad now runs a pot company.
From texting a local dealer to dropping into a neighbourhood dispensary or ordering online, Canada’s black market for recreational marijuana has seen significant changes in recent years and, no doubt, will see more as the country hurtles toward a new world of legalization next summer.
Canada faces one last hurdle to becoming the first G7 nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
Cam Battley, a senior executive at Aurora Cannabis, quipped in a recent note to company colleagues that “we need to accelerate” mergers and acquisitions activity, because “we haven’t acquired any other companies in several hours.”
Turns out, this bud isn’t just for you.
Ontario-based Canopy Growth and Winnipeg’s Delta 9 working on plan to serve Manitoba market.
‘It’s a new frontier. The rush is happening whether we like it or not,’ says instructor.
Search warrants conducted at Coastal Cannapy on Agricola Street and Green Light on Barrington result in multiple charges.
As provinces begin drafting laws for the control and sale of cannabis on their territories, a case that the Supreme Court of Canada will hear in a few weeks threatens to derail their plans.