Smoking Cannabis in Public is not easy for Calgarians

Calgary is one of the only provinces left in Canada that does not allow smoking cannabis in public. Just next door, Edmonton allows smoking of cannabis, recreational or medicinal, anywhere cigarette smoking is permitted. So why is smoking cannabis treated so differently than smoking cigarettes? When it comes to smoking cannabis, far more negative attitudes […]

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The Ultimate Stoner’s Guide to Calgary [Travel Guide]

If you find yourself in YYC there are a few places you must check out! To make your life easier, here is the ultimate stoner’s guide to Calgary. Calgary is a lively city with fun activities to keep you entertained all year long. If you are in the city from April till let’s say September, […]

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Join Martin Szabó for a Cannabis Photography Workshop in Calgary, AB

Commercial and portrait photographer Martin Szabó, who has specialized in the field of cannabis photography, is aiming to help your understanding of just that. Through his full-day workshop, specifically tailored to consumers and business to business operations, join Szabó as you go through the whole cannabis e-commerce photoshoot process, from start to finish, including post-production and […]

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Monday, September 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Monday, September 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// House Marijuana Banking Vote Officially Scheduled For Next Week, Leadership Announces (Marijuana Moment)

// No Marijuana Banking Without Justice Reform Three Presidential Candidates Say (Marijuana Moment)

// 200 cannabis stores approved by Calgary, more than BC, Ontario, & Quebec combined (Marijuana Business Daily)

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// Former Federal Prosecutor’s Marijuana Legalization Measure Advances In South Dakota (Marijuana Moment)

// Wisconsin Senate leader snuffs medical marijuana bill that appeared to have some GOP backing (Journal Sentinel)

// Veto overridden on New Hampshire medical marijuana prescribing bill (WMUR 9)

// Cannabis Canada: Monthly pot sales in Canada surpass $100M for the first time (BNN Bloomberg)

// Colorado beer makers are expanding to cannabis beverages: ‘Down the road it could be as big as beer.’ (Colorado Sun)

// Bernie Sanders Talks Marijuana With Killer Mike, Danny Glover, And Ben & Jerry’s Founder (Marijuana Moment)

// Colorado marijuana companies are subject to federal labor laws despite being illegal, court rules (Denver Post)

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Canada’s First Cannabis Competition Coming to Calgary’s Hempfest Expo

For the fourth year in a row, Calgary will be going to pot during the second weekend in October for the Hempfest Cannabis Expo. This year’s expo, the first since legalization in October 2018, will feature Canada’s first legal cannabis competition, the Hempfest Cup, and organizers’ expectations are high. “What we’re kinda going after is something like the SIP awards in the liquor industry, where craft alcohol producers can send in a bottle and be…

Legal Cannabis Consumption Area Debuting at 2019 Calgary Folk Music Festival

Calgary folk music fans will get a first look at what could become a regular appearance at festivals: a designated cannabis consumption area. The Calgary Folk Music Festival will have a designated area for festivalgoers to smoke weed they bring to Prince’s Island Park when the event starts on Thursday. “This is very much a pilot project,” Sara Leishman, Calgary Folk Music Festival’s executive director, told Rob Breakenridge on Global News Radio 770 CHQR on…

Alberta Government Collects $30M from Cannabis Tax Since Legalization

The Alberta government raked in $30 million in taxes from cannabis in the first six months of marijuana legalization. According to the province’s fiscal year-end statement, the tax revenue from cannabis collected by the government is $4 million higher than originally expected. Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) generated nearly $77 million in cannabis sales between October 17, 2018 and March 31, 2019; mostly from online sales and through sales to private retailers. – Read…

Cannabis Banned at First Calgary Stampede Since Legalization

Canada’s Calgary Stampede, known as the country’s biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis in the first year that legislators made the drug legal nationwide. The Stampede, which started on Thursday and runs through July 14, draws tourists from around the world for its rodeo and chuckwagon races, but much of the revelry happens away from official venues at parties hosted by oil and gas companies. Cannabis consumption will not be…

Calgary Pot Activists Hand Out Free Joints to Protest Cannabis Rules

A local marijuana group staged a protest outside a popular recreational cannabis store in Calgary on Friday, passing out free pot to illustrate the point that the drug doesn’t need to be so expensive. The gathering was organized by the Calgary Cannabis Club and representatives say it was important to demonstrate because there are still plenty of problems with the industry. “I see a lot of concerns with recreational cannabis legalization. Just from the retail…