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Winnipeg Marijuana Producer Begins Trading on Stock Market

Winnipeg Marijuana Producer Begins Trading on Stock Market

Delta 9 CannabisDelta 9 Cannabis, Winnipeg’s only federally-approved medical marijuana producer, began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday.

Listed under the stock symbol ‘NINE,’ Delta 9’s stock increased from $0.65 at the open to $2.00, and were at $1.87 as of 11 a.m. central time.

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Alert Off-Duty Winnipeg Cop Helps Round Up Weapons, Drug Haul

Alert Off-Duty Winnipeg Cop Helps Round Up Weapons, Drug Haul

Winnipeg Police CrestAn off-duty Winnipeg police officer has helped colleagues make a significant weapon and drug bust.

Police say the officer was in a business in the 1900 block of Bishop Grandin Boulevard on October 30 when he noticed one of three suspicious men as having an outstanding warrant. Officers attended and determined all three were wanted.

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Three Charged in West End Drug Bust

Three Charged in West End Drug Bust

Winnipeg Police CrestThree people have been charged with drug-related offences after Winnipeg police raided a residence in the 100 block of Leahcrest Crescent on October 3.

Police say their investigation led to a home used to distribute drugs in the West End area.

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Canadians Favour Marijuana Legalization, Curious About Weed Edibles: Survey

Canadians Favour Marijuana Legalization, Curious About Weed Edibles: Survey

By Alison Auld, The Canadian Press

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Edible marijuana products are displayed for sale at a Weeds Glass & Gifts medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Vancouver on May 1, 2015. A new survey suggests a large majority of Canadians support the legalization of recreational marijuana use, with many expressing a cautious willingness to try eating pot-infused munchies. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

HALIFAX – Canadians appear to have an appetite for marijuana-infused munchies, according to a new survey that found a healthy majority both supported the legalization of recreational pot use but had clear concerns about children’s access to edible products containing cannabis.

The poll by researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax found that about 68 per cent of people across the country favour the impending legalization of pot, with the bulk of that support in B.C. and Ontario.

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Baloney Meter: How U.S. Border Guards Will Behave in Era of Legal Pot in Canada

Baloney Meter: How U.S. Border Guards Will Behave in Era of Legal Pot in Canada

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

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Production staff harvest marijuana plants inside the flowering room at Harvest One Cannabis Inc. in Duncan, B.C., on August 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

OTTAWA – (If the Trudeau government doesn’t take action now), “you’re going to see hundreds of thousands of Canadians denied entry to the United States because they admitted to using cannabis.”

“If there’s not some sort of change or agreement made between the two countries, then absolutely there are going to be significant problems on July 2.”

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Campaign Blows Smoke at Drugs and Driving Ahead of Legal Marijuana

Campaign Blows Smoke at Drugs and Driving Ahead of Legal Marijuana

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A Canadian flag with a marijuana leaf on it flies during a 4/20 rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 20, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

WINNIPEG — The province and Manitoba Public Insurance have launched a public awareness campaign ahead of the federal government’s planned legislation to legalize marijuana next summer.

Focused on showing that drugs and driving don’t mix, the campaign will target new teen drivers, youth, physicians and their patients, and the general public.

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Manitobans Uncomfortable with Key Aspects of Marijuana Legalization

Manitobans Uncomfortable with Key Aspects of Marijuana Legalization

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Flowering marijuana plants are pictured during a tour of Tweed in Smiths Falls, Ont., on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

WINNIPEG — Manitobans are generally uncomfortable with some aspects of marijuana becoming legalized by next summer.

In a new Probe Research survey conducted on behalf of CTV Winnipeg, most Manitobans view marijuana’s effects more negatively than alcohol.

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RCMP in Virden Seize Cocaine, Meth and Marijuana During Traffic Stop

RCMP in Virden Seize Cocaine, Meth and Marijuana During Traffic Stop

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Drugs and cash seized during a traffic stop in Virden, Manitoba on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A 31-year-old Virden man has been charged after RCMP in the community pulled him over on Wednesday.

Police searched the man’s pickup truck, where they located more than 75 grams of methamphetamine, 77 grams of cocaine, 27 grams of marijuana, 12 grams of “shatter” and a small quantity of Canadian currency.

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Cocaine, Marijuana, Booze Seized in Cross Lake Traffic Stop

Cocaine, Marijuana, Booze Seized in Cross Lake Traffic Stop

By Sarah Klein

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Drugs and alcohol seized during a traffic stop near Cross Lake, Manitoba on August 6, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Four people have been charged after a traffic stop in northern Manitoba turned up drugs and alcohol on August 6.

RCMP pulled over the vehicle on Highway 374, where officers found 154 grams of cocaine, 28 grams of marijuana, 52 Tylenol 3 tablets as well as a quantity of liquor.

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