Day: September 11, 2018

CBC realizes you can’t die from cannabis, backtracks use of “cannabis overdose”

You may remember the CLN story from last week titled “Media Lies About Cannabis Overdose Dangers”, which was partly inspired by the CBC’s story that spread misinformation and fear with this headline: “Spike in cannabis overdoses blamed on potent edibles, poor public education”. Well, it seems that the CBC is backtracking over its usage of […]

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Should provinces in the East get more cannabis retail locations?

Some of the provinces don’t have nearly enough planned cannabis retail locations, especially the provinces in Atlantic Canada.

Canada’s medical marijuana system has been set up a long time ago when keeping medical cannabis out of the hands of recreational users, or even worse kids was the priority for the governments.

Some nearly 20 years later, we are at the forefront of Canada’s cannabis industry, with the recreational market about to open in just 5 weeks.

While some of the provinces further West were more open towards the idea of legalizing recreational cannabis, Atlantic provinces were mostly reserved in regards to that idea.

atlantic provinces cannabis retail locations

Source: @Jeremy_Keefe

So, why did some of the provinces decide for an exact number of retail locations, while bigger provinces such as British Columbia and Ontario didn’t put a cap on it?

Some of the possible reasons could be the wish of the provinces to limit access to cannabis so that they don’t flood the streets with dried flower when legalization comes.

Other reasons can be due to the legal limitations on where cannabis retail locations …

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