Tag: British Columbia

Get a job in the Canadian cannabis industry

The cannabis industry in Canada continues to grow, with new jobs across the country being posted seemingly every day. From licensed dispensaries in Vancouver, to licensed cannabis producers across Canada, to the ancillary brands and companies providing them services, the time has never been better for Canadians to find a job in the cannabis industry.

Busy time for Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis

March and April were both busy months for Health Canada’s Office of Medical Cannabis, with five new licensed producers of medical cannabis added, and two new sales licenses being issued. In March, the regulator issued three new cultivation licenses to, Ontario’s Del Shen Therapeutics, BC’s Evergreen Medicinal Supply Inc. and Alberta’s Acreage Pharms Ltd. In

Sunset Beach Park to be closed for repairs after 4/20

The Vancouver Park Board announced today that they will close Sunset Beach Park for up to five weeks to allow the field to recover from The Vancouver 420 event in Sunset Beach, while a representative of the event says the Park Board is playing politics and being untruthful. The Park Board says they will be

Will cannabis legalization be an election issue in BC?

British Columbia’s provincial election is tentatively scheduled for early May of this year, and some in the cannabis industry are hoping cannabis becomes an election issue. Marijuana legalization, while popular in British Columbia, has traditionally not been an election issue in the province. Even as cities like Vancouver and Victoria passed laws to regulate cannabis dispensaries,

Vancouver Island Health Authority begins issuing warnings for edibles

On March 14, the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) conducted an inspection at a Victoria cannabis dispensary in response to a telephone complaint filed with the regulator. Based on the complaint and inspection, VIHA says they have issued an order to that dispensary to no longer sell edibles. If marijuana edibles are observed in the

Victoria enforcing cannabis regulations

Victoria, BC announced today that the exemption period for cannabis businesses in the city to comply with the city’s new cannabis regulations has ended. The city will now begin the process of launching legal proceedings like court injunctions to encourage compliance with the city’s bylaws. The city says their aim is to get the thirteen