Vernon’s only medical cannabis shop forced to shut down

Medical cannabis dispensary owner Russ Stevenson is stressed out because he’s looking at some hefty fines. He’s one of three dispensaries in Vernon who have been ordered to shut down. “We are a medical store. We are not recreational. We look after after people with prescriptions,” said Stevenson of Herb’s Healing Centre. READ MORE: 20-year-old B.C. […]

Ontario provincial parks gear up for first Victoria Day long weekend since cannabis legalization – London

For some nature-loving Canadians turning to provincial parks for their Victoria Day celebrations, campfires won’t be the only thing set ablaze over the long weekend. Park officials are gearing up for their first Victoria Day long weekend since cannabis was legalized in October 2018. READ MORE: Heavy rain closes 2 provincial parks near London for Victoria […]

Hamilton Drug Strategy aims to reduce harm associated with drug, alcohol use – Hamilton

A collaboration of community agencies is launching the Hamilton Drug Strategy to help cut down on the harm caused by alcohol and drug use. The strategy is made up of more than 100 local agencies and organizations from various sectors, including health care, education, community and social services, corrections and justice. Its main goal is […]