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  1. Ron Strider

    Canada: Minimum Age To Purchase Legalized Pot In B.C. Will Be 19 Says Government

    When marijuana becomes legalized in B.C. in July, 2018, no one under the age of 19 will be able to possess, purchase and consume it. This age minimum is consistent with B.C.'s age for alcohol and tobacco. The B.C. government is outlining some of its plans related to the anticipated...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: B.C. Government Unveils How Cannabis Will Be Sold Once Legalized

    The B.C Government has unveiled details on how recreational marijuana will be distributed and sold once legalized. In a news release issued Tuesday morning, the province said it will allow both private and public sale of cannabis. The decision follows input from 48,951 British Columbians, and...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada: 20,000 Ideas & Counting: British Columbians Offer Feedback On Legal Cannabis

    The B.C. government has received more than 20,000 responses from the public on questions concerning how legal marijuana should be regulated and sold in the province. And it's only halfway through its public consultation on how to implement non-medical cannabis distribution in the province...
  4. Ron Strider

    Canada: Grading Each B.C. Political Party's Stance On Cannabis

    Considering how important cannabis is to our province in every way, it's surprising that legalization hasn't been a bigger topic in this election. Legalization could be a big boon for B.C., or it could be a devastating blow to our provincial economy. We need a premier who will get it right...
  5. K

    BC: Comment - Best Pot-Regulation System Already In Place

    On Dec. 13, the federal government took the first step toward legalizing the sale of non-medical marijuana in Canada with the release of the Federal Task Force on Marijuana Legalization report, which recommends that the retail sale and regulation of marijuana should be handled by the provinces...
  6. K

    Canada: Task Force Recommends Leaving Decisions On Dispensaries To The Provinces

    Justin Trudeau's task force to legalize marijuana has completed its report on the issue and said it will be released to the public sometime before Christmas. While Vancouver dispensary operators anxiously wait to learn if they'll be allowed to remain in business once a new legal framework...
  7. K

    New B.C. Hydro Devices Save Millions Of Dollars From Cannabis-Growing Power Thieves

    Smart meters and high-tech devices on hydro poles have left cannabis-growing power thieves little choice but to pay their electricity bills. In 2011, field inspections found that 62 per cent of grow-ops identified by B.C. Hydro were stealing power from the grid. But B.C.'s smart-meter system...
  8. K

    Marijuana Key Part Of B.C. Economy, Advocates Say

    Marijuana could become more of an an economic engine in the province, says the B.C. Independent Cannabis Alliance. That's part of the message the group - linked to more than 400 independent businesses - will be taking to the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Victoria at the...
  9. K

    Kamloops, B.C. - Medical Marijuana Producer Seeks City Council Support

    Kamloops, B.C. - A company looking to produce medical marijuana in Kamloops, B.C., is seeking the city's support. Dr. Richard Brownlee, president of KamCan Products Inc., has written to council asking for a letter showing that his business has the city's backing. Brownlee's letter says the...
  10. K

    Kamloops, B.C., Medical Marijuana Producer Seeks City Council Support

    Kamloops, B.C. - A company looking to produce medical marijuana in Kamloops, B.C., is seeking the city's support. Dr. Richard Brownlee, president of KamCan Products Inc., has written to council asking for a letter showing that his business has the city's backing. Brownlee's letter says the...
  11. C

    B.C. 'Craft Cannabis' Growers Fight For Legal Role

    Vancouver - Travis Lane has been growing marijuana since high school, when his first pot plant swiftly withered and died in his bedroom closet. By the time he was 20, he had cultivated a small basement grow-operation. Now in his mid-thirties, Lane owns an online dispensary and runs two...
  12. BlissfulToker

    Is it too late for a 3inch plant to produce this year?

    I live in Canada B.C, just wondering if I could expect a 3'' inch tall plant to produce anything this year, or will i end up having to bring it indoors to finish? In case anyone missed the date I'm posting this, it is June 17.