municipalities

  1. Ron Strider

    Canada: Tory Says Cities Should 'Absolutely' Get A Cut Of Marijuana Tax

    Mayor Tory says that municipalities, Toronto included, should “absolutely” receive a portion of the revenue collected through a tax on the legal sale of marijuana. Tory made the comment to reporters on Friday afternoon in the wake of the federal government releasing its proposed tax framework...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: Cities Fight For Marijuana Revenue As Ottawa Reveals Minimum $1 Per Gram Tax

    The federal government's plan to legalize marijuana has already generated a spat with the provinces over how potentially lucrative tax revenue will be divided. Now a new player has entered the fray: Canada's cities are demanding they be given a share of the revenue pie to help cover costs...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada: It's High Time Municipal Governments Start Talking About Legal Cannabis

    As province-led consultations are underway across most of the country, an advocacy group representing 2000 different Canadian municipalities is encouraging local governments to get to work with the release of its Cannabis Legalization Primer. While cities like Vancouver and Victoria have...
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    ON: Municipalities Cannot License Marijuana Dispensaries Yet

    We hate to be buzz kills, but marijuana is still illegal, so having municipalities licensing medicinal weed dispensaries is jumping the gun. Medical marijuana advocate Marko Ivancicevic spoke to Regional council last week, urging them to begin the process and arguing that within "the next...
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    ON: Municipalities Cannot License Marijuana Dispensaries Yet

    We hate to be buzz kills, but marijuana is still illegal, so having municipalities licensing medicinal weed dispensaries is jumping the gun. Medical marijuana advocate Marko Ivancicevic spoke to Regional council last week, urging them to begin the process and arguing that within "the next...
  6. K

    Duncan, Other B.C. Cities Seek Share Of Taxes Collected On Marijuana Sales

    Vancouver - B.C. municipalities are appealing for a share of future taxes to help cover the costs of regulating pot dispensaries, as marijuana looks set to become legal in Canada by next spring. The cities of Duncan, Nelson and Prince George have each put forward resolutions to the Union of...
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    CN ON: Feds Asked To Share Wealth From Pot Sales

    Public Health Issues Raised Over Coming Federal Marijuana Legislation Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley said some southwestern Ontario city mayors believe municipalities should receive a cut of the federal government's income from legalizing and regulating recreational marijuana. He made those...