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Legalization cock-up the new reefer madness

As Sir Walter Scott wrote centuries ago: “Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.”

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http://www.torontosun.com/2017/02/20/legalization-cock-up-the-new-reefer-madness

Why Investor Immigrants Are Choosing Canada Over U.S.

The price of a U.S. Green Card held steady for the past 27 years at $500,000 USD, under an investment immigration program known as EB-5. That will almost certainly change this year, when the U.S. Congress votes on raising the investor's Green Card minimum

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/vanessa-routley/canada-investor-immigrants_b_14825250.html

Drug-testing company warns of pot use pitfalls in construction industry

Even if marijuana is legalized by the federal government, some employers will have to be strict about drug use, warns a health manager with a drug testing company.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/marijuana-concerns-construction-industry-safety-dan-demers-1.3988086

Police bust 'illegal' marijuana dispensary in continuing crackdown

The owner of the MMJ Canada dispensary on George Street has been charged on multiple drug-related counts. Police previously raided another MMJ Canada location in September 2016.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/police-bust-illegal-marijuana-dispensary-in-continuing-crackdown-1.3986368

How Victoria plans to vet dozens of marijuana shops

The process of weeding out dozens of pot shops in Victoria could begin this week as the first two zoning applications for cannabis dispensaries come before city councillors for consideration. . . .

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http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/how-victoria-plans-to-vet-dozens-of-marijuana-shops-1.9926738

Marijuana dispensary still planning to open in Prince George despite closure by RCMP

Despite the mayor and RCMP saying marijuana retailers in Prince George will be treated as illegal businesses until new federal laws come into place, WeeMedical hopes to start selling to customers in northern B.C. soon.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/marijuana-dispensary-still-planning-to-open-in-prince-george-despite-closure-by-rcmp-1.3982626

Cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging, bans on advertising

Licensed producers of medical marijuana argue that cannabis isn't as dangerous as tobacco and that branding and marketing are necessary to attract consumers from the black market to the legal industry.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/cannabis-industry-opposes-plain-packaging-advertising-ban-1.3982113

Trump-Trudeau meeting underlines delicate task of remaking Nafta

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are scheduled to meet in Washington Monday, beginning the delicate maneuvering that will set the tone for formal talks to update the Nafta trade pact.

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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-trudeau-meeting-underlines-delicate-task-of-remaking-nafta-2017-02-13

Tainted pot recall triggers Health Canada spot checks

Health Canada says it will begin random testing of medical marijuana products to check for the presence of banned pesticides. Click here for the full story: http://cbc.ca/1.3971601 »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtub

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkQAhfhbDbc

Canada’s surprise job surge signals economy turning corner after two hard years

Canada's economy unexpectedly gained 48,000 jobs in January, far exceeding economists' expectations that ranged from zero growth to a decline in employment

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http://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/canada-gains-48000-jobs-storming-past-expectations-unemployment-rate-falls-to-6-8

Marijuana supplier hid pesticide from inspectors, former worker says

To evade detection when Health Canada inspectors visited the operation, an employee at Mettrum hid the chemical inside the ceiling tiles of the company’s offices, Mr. McConville said

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/marijuana-supplier-hid-pesticide-from-inspectors-former-worker-says/article33962026/

U.S. border policies could drive foreign visitors to Canada, WestJet C

CALGARY — The head of WestJet Airlines says he sees a possible silver lining with the uncertainty surrounding new U.S. border policies: a boost in international visitors to Canada.CEO Gregg Saretsky . . .

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http://www.timescolonist.com/u-s-border-policies-could-drive-foreign-visitors-to-canada-westjet-ceo-says-1.9715542

Legal Recreational Pot Is Nearer Than You Think

Everybody wants to know when the federal government will finally make this election promise a reality. Will it be next year? Or could it still be a couple of years away? I want to know as much as anyone else. And fortunately, I don't have to resort to aski

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/marc-davis-/legal-recreational-pot_b_14576452.html

Hemp: how one little plant could boost America's economy

The plant is almost magical, advocates say, with a range of applications from paper to medicine. So why is it illegal to grow?

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https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/04/hemp-plant-that-could-boost-americas-economy

Hudson's Bay makes takeover approach to Macy's: WSJ

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co (HBC.TO) has made a takeover approach to U.S. department store chain Macy's Inc (M.N), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/us-macy-s-m-a-hudson-s-bay-idUSKBN15I22X

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