Tag: Ontario

  • The War Of The Flowers

    Russell Barth At 10:30 on the morning of October 3rd, 2017, Cannabis Culture on Bank Street in Ottawa was raided – again – by the brave and heroic Ottawa Police Service as part of a set of four busts across the city that day. Having eliminated every other crime in Ottawa – solved every murder, […]

  • Ontario Updates: Raids, Arrests and 420

    Tracy Lamourie This issue marks my one year anniversary writing this column,  so let me start it by thanking you all for coming along on this journey with me.  The last 12 months have been interesting ones in the canna world, to say the least, and as we look ahead to spring and summer 2017, […]

  • Ontario Cannabis Activists Assess Legalization

    Tracy Lamourie It would be almost impossible in this space to do justice to all that has happened in 2016 in Ontario – and to talk about everything that everyone in this amazing Cannabis Community is planning for 2017 – so I’m not even going to try. Instead, I’m going to give you a glimpse […]

  • Public Prosecutor Zealots Push For Toronto Police Raids

    Ted Smith Everyone knows by now that Toronto police raided 43 cannabis dispensaries on Thurs May 26 but it is still not clear to everyone who influenced the chief of police in his decision to create Project Claudia.  Mayor John Tory, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are all washing their hands […]

  • “Hey, Let’s Put On A Vapor Lounge Show!”

    Russell Barth The Story Of Ottawa’s First Weekly Marijuana-Themed Youtube Series For those unfamiliar with my previous activism work, I make a lot of videos. My Youtube page has over 370 videos, 1,782 subscribers, and it gets over 1,200 hits every day, with a total of over 3 million views. Almost all of those hits […]

  • Ontario Vapor Lounges and Patients Rights at Risk

    Tracy Lamourie It’s a confusing time for cannabis advocates in Ontario. On one hand, the canna community and the businesses that serve it appear to be flourishing. The vapor lounges have existed in the Toronto area for a decade; recently they have multiplied, and are popping up in smaller communities across Ontario. Dispensaries and compassion […]