cannabis

Campers can now put on more thing on their supply list: cannabis. Parks Canada says cannabis will be allowed on national campgrounds. (Pexels)

Parks Canada says cannabis use is allowed on campgrounds

Smoking and camping will be allowed at national parks across the country

Campers can now put on more thing on their supply list: cannabis. Parks Canada says cannabis will be allowed on national campgrounds. (Pexels)
Medijuana dispensaries are having massive blowout sales of their products today as they prepare to shut down after Oct. 17. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

The last day before legalization: what local dispensaries are doing

Some local dispensaries are shutting down, while others are planning big celebrations

Medijuana dispensaries are having massive blowout sales of their products today as they prepare to shut down after Oct. 17. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Passengers disembark from WestJet’s first-ever flight into Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers photo.

WestJet bans some staff from off-duty cannabis use

The marijuana ban will be for staff in certain “safety-sensitive positions” even when they aren’t at work

Passengers disembark from WestJet’s first-ever flight into Cranbrook. Paul Rodgers photo.
Trees opened their fifth location on August 30. Three weeks up, and another three weeks more until cannabis is legalized, the store is about to submit their provincial licensing application and prepare for significant change. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria cannabis dispensaries to hold massive sales before legalization

Local shops will need to clear their shelves to make room for government-issued products

Trees opened their fifth location on August 30. Three weeks up, and another three weeks more until cannabis is legalized, the store is about to submit their provincial licensing application and prepare for significant change. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
People will legally be allowed to grow four cannabis plants at home starting Oct. 17, but B.C. fire chiefs are worried about the lack of legislation surrounding electrical and fire codes. (File photo)

B.C. Fire chiefs concerned over home-grown cannabis and fire hazards

More legislation is needed around electrical, fire codes

People will legally be allowed to grow four cannabis plants at home starting Oct. 17, but B.C. fire chiefs are worried about the lack of legislation surrounding electrical and fire codes. (File photo)
The Ministry of Public Safety announced a three-year study into cannabis and driving, three months before marijuana is legalized. File photo

In a haze: Cannabis impairment still unclear for drivers in B.C.

Feds launch three-year study with mere months to go before legalization across Canada

The Ministry of Public Safety announced a three-year study into cannabis and driving, three months before marijuana is legalized. File photo
The Ministry of Public Safety announced a three-year study into cannabis and driving, three months before marijuana is legalized. File photo

In a haze: Impairment measurements unclear for cannabis and driving

Feds launch three-year study with mere months to go before legalization

The Ministry of Public Safety announced a three-year study into cannabis and driving, three months before marijuana is legalized. File photo
Victoria’s Andrew Struthers’ new book an anthropological study on cannabis
Victoria’s Andrew Struthers’ new book an anthropological study on cannabis
Amanda Velasco, left, Cheri Velasco and Lenore LeMay from Euphoria Potions and Edibles take a break from creating cannabis-infused products in their Esquimalt kitchen. They continue to sell the baked goods after their Great Canadian Canna Mall on Quadra Street was closed down, having been denied an application for rezoning. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS

Market for cannabis edibles remains strong, despite ban

Canna-baking family, shut down in Victoria, say products provide relief for many

Amanda Velasco, left, Cheri Velasco and Lenore LeMay from Euphoria Potions and Edibles take a break from creating cannabis-infused products in their Esquimalt kitchen. They continue to sell the baked goods after their Great Canadian Canna Mall on Quadra Street was closed down, having been denied an application for rezoning. Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS
Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.

Marijuana edibles won’t be regulated in 2018

Health Canada says edible regulation is still more than a year away

Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.
Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.

No pot brownies for you: edibles not covered in Cannabis Act

Health Canada says edible regulation is still more than a year away

Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.