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‘Beyonce Takes THC’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From Toronto snow graffiti to politicians' proclamations, here's a roundup of the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

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.

‘I Just Love Getting People High’: In the Kitchen With a Black-Market Edibles Maker

The Canadian government won't be ready to regulate an edibles market until 12 months after legalization. For now, producers like Fritz labor precariously, building up small businesses that face an uncertain future, while the legalization boom awaits.

Toronto’s Pop-Up Edibles Market Preps for the Legal Future

Just like old-school raves, the location of a Green Market event is usually announced the day before, and for a similar reason: What they’re doing is officially illegal.

Thanks for Making Canada a Little More Strong and Free, Gord

The Tragically Hip frontman Gordon Downie wasn't just a cultural force and a national treasure. He moved Canadian cannabis forward, too.

7 Mandatory Toronto Food Experiences for High Folks

With Canada scheduled to legalize adult-use recreational cannabis by July 1, 2018, here are the seven Toronto food experiences no cannabis-enhanced human should miss.

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.

‘Dear Justin’: A Loving Correspondence With the Prime Minister, Episode 3

Canadians were looking forward to a decriminalized landscape and a loosened attitude about the ‘moral failings’ of humans who uses cannabis. Now we see that our government intends to make itself sole beneficiary of its former enemy by using greedy, hypocritical, and dare I say conservative ‘regulations.'

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.

On the Scene at Toronto’s NORML Conference

The conference couldn’t have come at a better–and more tense—time.

‘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.”

Ontario Shocker: Province to Restrict Legal Cannabis Sales to 150 Government-Run Stores and One Website

A newly released plan would completely outlaw the province’s thriving and beloved independent dispensaries.

Trash Talk: 4/20 Organizers Forced to Step Up Their Garbage Game

As rallies grow into huge festivals, organizers find they can't rely only on volunteers anymore.

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