Tag Archives: legalisation

First nations stores no longer need SGLA permit

Original article can be found here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/first-nations-owned-cannabis-stores-no-longer-need-slga-permit-province-1.6548859 The provincial government is hoping a rule change can “level the playing field” when it comes to cannabis stores in Saskatchewan.  An order in council signed on July 28 states that First Nations will no longer have to secure a permit from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority […]

AGLC allows stores to remove window coverings

Original article can be found here: https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/aglc-alters-cannabis-store-rules-in-bid-to-curb-robberies Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC) has removed a rule around cannabis product display some retailers say has contributed to a spate of robberies targeting the industry. In a letter from AGLC sent to cannabis retailers Tuesday and obtained by Postmedia, the commission says it has removed its […]

Auxley sells grow site for $4.1 million

Original article can be found here: https://mjbizdaily.com/auxly-sells-nova-scotia-outdoor-cannabis-farm-for-less-than-it-invested/ Canadian marijuana operator Auxly Cannabis Group sold an outdoor cultivation site in Hortonville, Nova Scotia, for proceeds of 4.1 million Canadian dollars ($3.2 million) – significantly less than what it invested in the facility. As of 2021, Auxly had spent roughly CA$11.4 million to build and develop the […]

Ontario cannabis deliveries on hold after cyber attack

Original article can be found here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-cannabis-store-cyberattack-1.6545604 The Ontario Cannabis Store says a cyberattack faced by one of its logistics partners has left the provincial pot distributor unable to process or deliver orders to marijuana shops and customers. The OCS said Monday evening there is no indication that its systems were targeted or its customers’ […]

Arkansas Cannabis companies hit with RICO lawsuits

Four Arkansas medical marijuana companies face litigation under federal racketeering laws after a group of medicinal cannabis patients filed a lawsuit against the businesses last month. The legal action, filed in U.S. district court in Little Rock on July 12, alleges that Arkansas’ medical marijuana cultivators colluded with testing labs to artificially inflate THC potency […]

4 years late: Time to review

Original article can be found here: https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/nearly-four-years-after-cannabis-legalized-mandatory-review-of-the-law-is-months-overdue With the federal government almost one year late in launching a legally required review of the Cannabis Act, Canada’s legal weed industry says regulatory changes are desperately needed to stay ahead of the country’s still-thriving black market. Enshrined within the Cannabis Act are rules requiring the health minister […]

There is no reason not to legalise at a federal level

Original article appeared here: https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/opinion/todaysdebate/2022/07/31/legalize-marijuana-federal-prohibition-more-harm-than-good/10100661002/ A decade ago, Americans were nearly evenly split on whether to legalize marijuana. While half the country favored revising U.S. drug laws to make room for legal pot, the other half said to keep cannabis prohibition in place. Public opinion has since shifted dramatically. Now more than two-thirds of the country […]

John Boehner Weed lawsuit

Original article can be found here: https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/07/29/john-boehner-marijuana-lawsuit-00048620 ne way or the other, the John Boehner weed lawsuit shows how cutthroat the cannabis sector of Washington’s political-influence industry is. If you buy the complaint filed by Washington lobbyist James Pericola, you’re liable to see evidence of a cutthroat business environment in the allegation that the former […]

Switzerland legalises Cannabis

Original Article can be found here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/dariosabaghi/2022/07/27/switzerland-fully-legalizes-medical-cannabis-and-allows-export/?sh=4905fe7e64b0 Switzerland is to join other European countries that have legalized cannabis for medical purposes. From August 1, patients can get medical cannabis through a medical prescription. Before the new legislation, medical cannabis patients had to request a request to the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), the Swiss […]

Zimbabwe to legalise cannabis

Original post can be found here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-26/zimbabwe-gives-nod-to-cannabis-use-in-medicines-for-first-time Zimbabwe is allowing cannabis to be sold for the first time as part of complementary medicines given to patients. The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe has invited all licensed cannabis and hemp producers, manufacturers, importers, exporters and retail pharmacists to apply for approval to sell the products.  The […]

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