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Justin Trudeau says a Liberal government would get to work "right away" on a policy to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana, but won't commit to a timeline for legalization. "We don't yet know exactly...
One of the key recommendations from the 2013 Liquor Policy Review Final Report in BC was that liquor should be made available in grocery stores. Earlier this year, the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB)...
The Ontario Public Service Employee's Union's ad campaign against private liquor stores plays loose with the facts. This is a great in-depth editorial on the OPSEU campaign against Ontario's plan to allow alcohol sales in grocery...
Vaporized cannabis can be many times stronger than marijuana that is smoked. Nearly one in five high school students who said they used electronic cigarettes to vaporize nicotine also used them to vaporize pot, according...
Liberal leader ready to act on legalizing marijuana, but wants sales to be tightly controlled. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is ready to move on legalizing marijuana, but says he's not comfortable with it being sold...
Albertans expecting to have their say this summer on a proposed overhaul of liquor laws aren’t getting the chance after all – at least not yet. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) announced in March...
OPSEU ad campaign 'shocking and offensive,' says head of Alberta Liquor Store Association - A nasty public-relations spat has broken out between Ontario and Alberta, with unionized government liquor-store workers on one side and a "free-wheeling"...
Percentage of daily and near-daily pot users highest ever in annual study. More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates...
Stephen Harper says laws that prohibit people from taking alcohol across provincial borders are “ridiculous. He says that’s why the Conservative government brought in legislation allowing the practice — a private members bill nicknamed “Free My...
The death of a heavily intoxicated Sherwood Park man, who party bus operators left by the side of a dark highway, has a provincial court judge calling for tougher rules for the industry. Ashley Edward Fair,...