Expect longer border waits after marijuana legalization, CBSA report warns

Posted by Stewart Bell on 2/22/2018 to News 0 Comments

Expect longer border waits after marijuana legalization, CBSA report warns

The legalization of marijuana could lead to longer waits at Canada’s border crossings as officers deal with “cannabis tourists,” warns an intelligence report obtained by Global News.

A banner with a photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is displayed at the annual 4-20 cannabis culture celebration at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A banner with a photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is displayed at the annual 4-20 cannabis culture celebration at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck


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More Canadians overall smoking pot than in 1985, says StatsCan

Posted by David Donnelly on 2/22/2018 to News 0 Comments

More Canadians overall smoking pot than in 1985, says StatsCan

Use among younger people in past decade has actually remained stable or decreased


Cannabis consumption has more than doubled among Canadians 15 and older over a 30-year span, according to a new Statistics Canada report.

Statistics Canada found an increase in the number of Canadians who used cannabis between 1985 and 2015.

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Small growers wary as major pot producer moves in to B.C.

Posted by Bethany Lindsay on 2/22/2018 to News 0 Comments

Small growers wary as major pot producer moves in to B.C.

Canopy Growth plans to cover 1.3M square metres of Aldergrove greenhouse with marijuana plants


This weekend, B.C.'s pot supply grew by another 100,000 plants. The cannabis clones arrived by air from Ontario, destined for pot giant Canopy Growth's new space in Aldergrove.

Canopy Growth's Aldergrove greenhouse received 100,000 cannabis clones this weekend.

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