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Toronto wants more money from the province to deal with a growing number of illegal cannabis stores

MARCH 27, 2024 | DAVID BROWN The head of Toronto’s licensing and standards department says the city needs more money to enforce the law against a growing number of illegal cannabis stores operating there.  In an interview with City News, Carleton Grant, Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards at City of Toronto, says…

Ontario to add $31 million to budget to deal with increasing number of illegal cannabis stores

MARCH 26, 2024 | DAVID BROWN Ontario is planning to add $31 million to its budget to address illegal cannabis stores and websites operating in the province.  As part of Ontario’s Budget 2024, it says it plans to provide the funds over three years to the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team…

Red Roots Trading opens new sovereign cannabis store in Ottawa; steps up efforts to give back to Algonquin people

There is a new sovereign Indigenous cannabis store open in south-east Ottawa. The Red Roots Trading Co.(formally known as Medicine Wheel Natural Healing – Ottawa) has not only rebranded its flagship store at 196 Beechwood Ave in Vanier, but has now opened up a new location at 1990 Russell Road in Ottawa.