Medical Marijuana Rules On Calgary City Council Agenda

Two Calgary city councillors are calling for land use rules for medical marijuana businesses before the new shops begin opening in the city.

CANADA:  Two Calgary city councillors are calling for land use rules for medical marijuana businesses before the new shops begin opening in the city. Diane Colley-Urquhart and Gian-Carlo Carra want the city to address issues such as ‘clustering’ or ‘proliferation’ of the businesses and also to ensure there is separation from schools, as there is for liquor stores. “You can imagine if you Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana 420 Clinic Opens In Calgary

Alberta’s first medical clinic solely dedicated to providing access to medical marijuana officially opened Wednesday in Calgary.

CANADA:  Alberta’s first medical clinic solely dedicated to providing access to medical marijuana officially opened Wednesday in Calgary’s Inglewood neighbourhood. The 420 Clinic is not a dispensary, and no marijuana will be kept on site.  Instead, the clinic will help patients navigate new federal rules around how medical marijuana can be accessed. “Basically a patient will come Read the full article…

Calgary Police Log 58% Drop In Illegal Marijuana Grow Op Offences

Law enforcement says legal weed operations are posing a growing challenge for them.

CANADA:  Calgary has seen dramatic drop in arrests, charges and search warrants related to illegal marijuana grow ops since 2009, but legal weed operations are posing a growing challenge for local law enforcement. Offences connected to illegal grow ops plunged 58 per cent, according to police data provided to Metro, but while those numbers have Read the full article…

Half Of Albertans In Favor of Legalizing Marijuana

A survey of 1,208 Albertans conducted for the Herald by polling firm Leger found 50 per cent of respondents support legalizing marijuana, 39 per cent are opposed and 11 per cent don’t have an opinion.

CANADA: As politicians of all stripes weigh in on the issue of legalizing marijuana, a new poll shows half of Albertans support the idea — and the sensitive question of whether public figures have smoked dope appears to have little impact on voters.

Half Of Albertans In Favor of Legalizing Marijuana

A survey of 1,208 Albertans conducted for the Herald by polling firm Leger found 50 per cent of respondents support legalizing marijuana, 39 per cent are opposed and 11 per cent don’t have an opinion.

CANADA: As politicians of all stripes weigh in on the issue of legalizing marijuana, a new poll shows half of Albertans support the idea — and the sensitive question of whether public figures have smoked dope appears to have little impact on voters.