“We have created this entire industry and now the government is going to take it over”
A Hamilton city councillor will pitch an idea for a new law Wednesday to prevent too many marijuana dispensaries from opening in one place.
McMaster says it worried grad student Halima Hatimy didn’t understand the risks.
Medical marijuana dispensary owners, employees and patients gathered outside city hall Wednesday morning in protest of the city’s crackdown against the businesses and to call for regulation.
City has been looking for ways to regulate the rogue businesses, which aren’t legal – yet.
It turns out police have already raided at least two Hamilton storefront medical marijuana sellers this year.
Michael Baldasaro, a longtime marijuana activist and perennial candidate for office, has died in a Hamilton hospice after a short battle with cancer.
Municipal bylaw enforcement is trying to shut down a federally licensed medical marijuana grow-op that set up shop on Kenilworth Avenue North without the city’s knowledge.
Health Canada is licensing growers after legislation changed in 2014.
‘Patient support centre’ will have no marijuana on-site