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Vancouver Island Mom Hopes To Destigmatize Cannabis Use For Parents

A West Shore mother is making waves on the internet after sharing a social media posting asking why cannabis use is met with considerable stigma, while other substances – like alcohol – are seen in a different light. Jannine MacKinnon, who runs the pop…

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Councillor Bligh Says Fee is Too High

CANNABIS CULTURE – Vancouver City Councillor Rebecca Bligh introduced a motion to change the licensing fee to facilitate the opening of Cannabis retail stores. “The extremely high size of the municipal business license fee for cannabis retailers acts a…

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Vancouver Council Votes To Slash Sky-High Fees For Cannabis Retailers

A city councillor is hopeful this is the last year cannabis retailers in Vancouver will pay the highest licensing fees in the country. A motion passed Thursday is the first step in slashing the $34,000 annual fee — which is nearly ten times what liquor…

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Vancouver’s Cannabis Substitution Project Vows to Fight on Despite Police Order

CANNABIS CULTURE – Neil Magnuson has been evicted, raided, arrested and just generally persecuted by the Vancouver Police Department. Now the VPD have threatened to impound his vehicle.  Why? Magnuson provides help and support to people fighting drug a…

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Zenabis selling cannabis facility for half of original asking price

Vancouver-based Zenabis Global has reached a conditional agreement for the sale of its facility in Delta, British Columbia, for what appears to be half of the original listing price. The conditional deal comes as large Canadian marijuana producers look…

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Vancouver Projects Give Weed to Curb Overdoses. Police Just Raided One

A council motion has supported ‘low barrier’ cannabis as an alternative to opioids. Neil Magnuson says he provides more than 200 people free high-potency cannabis edibles as an alternative to them using opioids. On Saturday, he says, Vancouver police r…

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Five Questions With Green Party Candidate Scott Bernstein

CANNABIS CULTURE – British Columbia is holding a snap election. In my riding of Vancouver-Kingsway, I finally have a chance to vote for a real progressive drug peace activist, who is saying all the right stuff about drug policy. I asked Scott Bernstein…