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Aurora Cannabis to acquire Mexican company following partnership deal

12/10/18--Aurora Cannabis Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Mexican company Farmacias Magistrales. The deal to buy the pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor follows an agreement last week that saw Aurora partner with the company. Read

As legalization nears, the hardest marijuana question for universities is edibles

9/1/18--Cannabis isn’t a novelty on Canadian campuses, but with legality comes the need for rules that are more complicated than when it was simply illegal. Universities could ban pot, on paper, and treat it with varying levels of tolerance in practice. Read

80 Canna Clinic marijuana dispensary employees charged after raids in Toronto, Vancouver

6/27/17--Police charged 80 Canna Clinic employees, seized close to 180 kilograms of marijuana, and confiscated more than $350,000 in cash after raids on dispensaries and homes in Toronto and Vancouver last week. According to Toronto police spokesman Mark Pugash, six of the suspects faced “substantive charges” and were named by police, but the remaining 74 were not identified. Read

Alberta cities, province respond to federal legislation on legalizing marijuana

4/13/17--The federal Liberal government has launched its effort to legalize recreational marijuana. Alberta municipalities are very concerned about the short time frames for implementing the new laws. Yet, the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) said it has been working hard to make sure systems are in place to educate the public, restrict inappropriate use, address health and safety issues, and co-ordinate law enforcement through RCMP and local police. Read