Category Archives: Ontario

Seven Welland Cannabis Stores Awaiting Approval

There are seven Welland cannabis dispensaries in queue awaiting final approval from the provincial government so that they may open. Their applications are listed as “in progress” on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s website. In Niagara, there six dispensaries authorized to sell THC products — Niagara Herbalist and Corner Cannabis in St. Catharines, […]

Windsor Cannabis Store Raising Money For Homeless During Grand Opening

Windsor’s fourth legal cannabis store is holding its grand opening with a fundraiser for the city’s less fortunate. Boondom, in Pillette Village, officially opens its doors to the public on Friday. “I think you’re going to see a real welcoming vibe that’s missing in the Windsor community in this particular type of retail environment,” says […]

More Than 50 New Licensed Cannabis Stores In Application Stage In Hamilton

Several city councillors are voicing concerns about the proliferation of provincially-licensed cannabis stores in Hamilton. Currently, there are about a dozen pot shops in operation throughout the city, but the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario website shows 53 others in the application stage. Ward 8 Coun. John Paul Danko says they are “clustering” to […]

Smiths Falls Town Council Asked To Amend Bylaw To Allow For Cannabis Research

is being asked to amend its smoking bylaw by one of the town’s biggest employers. Canopy Growth is asking town council to relax the rules so it can allowing cannabis smoking and vaping at its plant, all in the name of research. “For over eight years we’ve had a smoking bylaw in town to make […]

Sarnia Doctor Wants Health Insurance Coverage For Medical Cannabis Use

A Sarnia-Lambton doctor who has been researching cannabis as a treatment for dementia says he wants to see cannabinoid therapy for people with the disease covered by public health insurance. ‘That’s an injustice to me, the fact that they have to pay out of pocket for their medication,” said Dr. Blake Pearson. The founder of […]

North Bay Site Selected For Study Of Medical Cannabis Oil For Military Veterans Suffering PTSD

‘After months of planning between multiple organizations, we are thrilled to finally be opening our first of six recruitment centres which are all situated within a few kilometres of Canadian Forces Bases’. Northern Shores Pharmacy at 10 Maplewood Ave, will see the official launch an observational study which will seek to identify the optimal cannabinoid […]

Burlington Finds Its Place In Competitive Cannabis Market

Burlington is carving out its place as one of the go-to destinations for cannabis users in Ontario. And while it may not yet have the distinction of being the country’s cannabis capital – that honour goes to Calgary – with eight licensed stores and more on the way, Burlington has been quick to embrace the […]

Fort Erie’s First Cannabis Shop Opens Aug. 24

Cannabis Supply Co. sells cannabis, edibles, vaporizers and more. Nearly two years after Canadian legalization, there is a store in Fort Erie that is licensed to sell cannabis. “We’re really excited to be a part of the Fort Erie community and to be the first cannabis retailer in town,” said Sherri Graham on Friday at […]

7 Muskoka Cannabis Stores Could Open by Early 2021

Licences are pending for seven new cannabis stores in Muskoka. If approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, the stores will open later this year and in early 2021. Licence applications are in process for one cannabis store each in Bracebridge and Gravenhurst, and five stores in Huntsville. Bud Heaven at 77 Manitoba […]

7 Muskoka Cannabis Stores Could Open by Early 2021

Licences are pending for seven new cannabis stores in Muskoka. If approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, the stores will open later this year and in early 2021. Licence applications are in process for one cannabis store each in Bracebridge and Gravenhurst, and five stores in Huntsville. Bud Heaven at 77 Manitoba […]