This Week in Weed: Green Gables! Bad Brits! Great Cannabis Superstore!

Read our cannabis news round-up from the week of March 24-30

Grow Your Own Stone In P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island updated its framework for cannabis legalization to permit four plants to be grown per household and allow public consumption in “certain designated spaces” once recreational cannabis is legalized. Age of purchase will be 19 and the province will run only four brick-and-mortar retailers throughout the province, compared to 25 liquor stores, as well as selling online. Read more here.

Anne of Green Gables

Welcome To Weed-Mart

The country’s first cannabis aggregator is gearing up to take off. CannMart will grant Canadians access to products from different producers in one place, should their go-to LP run out of a specific oil or flower. With supply arrangements with producers in Israel, Jamaica and Colombia, the company will offer patients a world of opportunity. Read more here.

UK Keeping Cannabis Medicine From Epileptic Boy 

Alfie Dingley still can’t access medicine that’s proven to help with his chronic seizures. The seven-year-old has received a lot of attention lately, as high profile Brits like Richard Branson and Patrick Stewart rally to bring attention to his cause. Earlier this month, Alfie’s parents, along with a slew of supporters brought a petition to parliament with more than 370,000 signatures asking they change their laws to allow cannabis oil. The family has had to travel to Netherlands, where the oil is legal, to help with treat the boy’s condition. Read more here.

Et Cetera

Alberta to tax cannabis products by 10-percent (CBC)

Don’t even think about smoking weed in public in Nova Scotia (Global)

Consumer group not down with proposed pot packaging... at all (Ottawa Sun)

Slain pharma boss Barry Sherman was developing a pot pill (Toronto Star)

Think of the furries! Vet wants pets to be considered in cannabis bylaw (Red Deer Express)

Public Safety Minister doesn’t think legal weed will bung up borders (Globe and Mail)

Get reacquainted with Cheech Marin (Georgia Straight)


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