Ontario mail-order cannabis is a government monopoly, and licensed retailers want in

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Despite scores of successful illicit pot delivery businesses, only the government-run Ontario Cannabis Store is allowed to sell weed by mail. Bryan Passifiume | National Post OTTAWA – While other provinces streamline their legal cannabis framework, retailers in Ontario say it’s time for Canada’s largest legal pot market to follow suit. Growing numbers of licensed […]

Kingston woman named head of cannabis advocacy group NORML

By Paul Soucy  Global News Posted October 26, 2021 9:48 am Updated October 26, 2021 12:32 pm A Kingston woman now holds the top executive position at a national cannabis reform advocacy group. Jennawae McLean has been named the executive director for the Canadian chapter of NORML, National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws. McLean said she’s […]

October 2020 Newsletter

CARYMA SA’D This month we start global and end up local. Eight years after the world’s largest survey researching the patterns and practices of cannabis cultivation, the researchers are back and they’re asking Canadian cannabis growers to help them get real data to the policymakers who will be reviewing the Cannabis Act (Daniel Bear). On […]

September 2020 Newsletter

CARYMA SA’D As we draw nearer to the second anniversary of cannabis legalization, there is no better time to reflect on the heroic efforts that paved the way for reforms. It is also an opportune moment to envision the progress we hope to see in the future. Staying in touch with the roots of cannabis […]

July 2020 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE NORML CANADA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The past few months have seen uprisings against police brutality across North America and beyond. To quote the late civil rights leader John Lewis, “We may not have chosen the time, but the time has chosen us.“ The war on drugs is inextricably linked to patterns of over-policing […]

Health Canada considers deferring regulatory fees to support licence holders

Offering ‘sensible rules and regulations’ would better support LPs, says NORML Canada president Featuring Commentary from Jack Lloyd and Deepak Anand Mugglehead Michelle Gamage | June 16, 2020 michelle@mugglehead.com @missmishelle Canadian cannabis licence holders could be up for some financial relief from the federal government.  Over the weekend, Health Canada said due to Covid-19 it was considering […]