cannabis

Victoria will play host to the first National Cannabis Convention on April 20 and 21. File photo

Canada’s first National Cannabis Convention to be held in Victoria

On April 20 & 21 industry leaders will meet to discuss upcoming legalization

Victoria will play host to the first National Cannabis Convention on April 20 and 21. File photo
Victoria’s Andrew Struthers’ new book an anthropological study on cannabis
Victoria’s Andrew Struthers’ new book an anthropological study on cannabis
Amanda Velasco, left, Cheri Velasco and Lenore LeMay from Euphoria Potions and Edibles take a break from creating cannabis-infused products in their Esquimalt kitchen. They continue to sell the baked goods after their location at The Great Canadian Canna Mall on Quadra Street was closed down, having been denied an application for rezoning.
 Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS

Market for cannabis edibles remains strong, despite ban

Canna-baking family, shut down in Victoria, say products provide relief for many

Amanda Velasco, left, Cheri Velasco and Lenore LeMay from Euphoria Potions and Edibles take a break from creating cannabis-infused products in their Esquimalt kitchen. They continue to sell the baked goods after their location at The Great Canadian Canna Mall on Quadra Street was closed down, having been denied an application for rezoning.
 Anna James/VICTORIA NEWS
Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.

Edibles sidelined in proposed amendments to Cannabis Act

Health Canada says edible regulation is still more than a year away

Cannabis is used both medicinally and recreationally. Photo: VICTORIA NEWS.
Provincial pot plans may take some of the regulatory pressure off Victoria City Hall.

Province’s new pot strategy expected to help out Victoria

Licensing and enforcement of cannabis shops to move into government realm

Provincial pot plans may take some of the regulatory pressure off Victoria City Hall.

Victoria clamping down on illegal cannabiz

City’s injunction to close downtown dispensary may not be the last

Screenshot of interactive map of cannabis dispensaries in Victoria. (Google Maps)

Victoria’s cannabis shops mapped out

The News offers an interactive look the city’s marijuana dispensaries

Screenshot of interactive map of cannabis dispensaries in Victoria. (Google Maps)
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Can’t do home cannabiz in Victoria

Proposed bylaw increases home business from one to three

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Victoria city council continues to work through the list of rezoning applications for marijuana dispensaries while waiting for direction from the federal government. Black Press file photo

Medicinal marijuana clubs gain additional hearing from Victoria council

One applicant rejected over minimum distance requirements

Victoria city council continues to work through the list of rezoning applications for marijuana dispensaries while waiting for direction from the federal government. Black Press file photo
Marijuana dispensaries in Victoria face more stringent criteria for rezoning, after city councillors voted Thursday to extend the buffer zone between shops to 400 metres from the current 200 metres. The move is expected to thin out the number of shops operating within city limits. Don Denton/Black Press

Pot dispensary buffer zone in Victoria doubles, number of shops could be cut in half

Neighbourhood input pushes councillors to extend distance between shops to 400 metres

Marijuana dispensaries in Victoria face more stringent criteria for rezoning, after city councillors voted Thursday to extend the buffer zone between shops to 400 metres from the current 200 metres. The move is expected to thin out the number of shops operating within city limits. Don Denton/Black Press