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‘Sensible Ontario’ Brings the Fight for Ontario Cannabis Lounges to the People

The grassroots campaign Sensible Ontario is challenging Ontario's cannabis legislation, pushing for both licensed cannabis lounges and private cannabis stores.

Ontario: Want Licensed Cannabis Lounges? Weigh in Now!

The existing draft of Ontario’s Cannabis Plan sees cannabis consumption forbidden in all public places—essentially restricting legal use to private residences—but the new proposals could open things up considerably.

Can Landlords Ban Legal Cannabis? Here’s What the Law Says

When the Cannabis Act passes, the right to smoke cannabis, whether recreationally or medicinally, will be protected in a tenant’s right to reasonable enjoyment. But that doesn’t mean that landlords can’t impose restrictions.

Licensed Producers in Ontario Concerned Over Polluted Lands

Growers are critical of the Hamilton City Council's suggestion that they build on old industrial land instead of prime farm land, claiming the air pollution would kill their product.

5 Takeaways From Ontario’s Proposed Cannabis Law

Hotels, motels, and inns will be able to accommodate medical cannabis use in fully-enclosed sleeping suites (though this exception doesn’t carry over to recreational use).

Ontario’s ‘Cannabis Act, 2017’: Provincial Control, Million-Dollar Penalties

Cannabis sales outside the legal framework could bring fines of up to $250,000 for individuals and up to $1 million for corporations.

Leaked Document Reveals Ontario’s Conflicted Path to Legalization

The official government document—leaked to Vice last week—is full of contradictions with Ontario policy.

‘Reasonable Access’: This Court Case Could Decide the Future of Ontario Dispensaries

The two-day hearing pits the City of Toronto against Canna Clinic, with precedent-setting implications.

Given a Monopoly on Ontario Store Product, Licensed Producers Push for Online Sales

Ontario's proposed regulations give licensed cannabis producers a monopoly on commercial product sold in stores. Should LPs also be permitted to sell directly to consumers online?

As Legalization Looms, Toronto Wrangles Where to Allow Smoking

Cannabis advocates say a plan stipulating that cannabis can only be smoked in private homes is “not feasible” because it would, in effect, prevent many people from smoking it altogether.

The Roll-Up #3: Dr. Oz and Fox & Friends

Leafly's news editors chew over the week's top stories: Doc Oz, drugged driving, $10 Toronto grams, and Las Vegas lounges.

Ontario Government Aims to Sell Cannabis for $10 a Gram

Though $10 grams sounds sensible, the illicit cannabis market in Ontario right now is actually lower than the $10 price point.

The Roll-Up #2: Utah Thinks It’s Punny

Did Sen. Orrin Hatch really mean to say "in the weeds" and all that?

‘Exchanging Prohibition for Extreme Regulation’: Toronto Braces for New Cannabis Reality

"[Ontario] could have simply licensed all the existing dispensaries," says lawyer Jack Lloyd. "Instead, they’ve elected to declare war on a group of political activists, cannabis enthusiasts, and cannabis legalization activists. To say that it’s draconian is an understatement.”

The Ontario Proposition: Details and Feedback from the Scene

To come up with its new policy, Ontario looked at the US states that have legalized cannabis, to establish a “safe and sensible framework.”

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