The Peguis First Nation partnered with Denver-based MJardin Group to open a large cultivation site in Winnipeg, though many have questioned the wisdom of entering the cultivation space at present.
RCMP and Community Safety Unit (CSU) enforcement officers raided dispensary on Tsleil-Waututh First Nation in North Vancouver, which had been operating with permission from the Nation’s band council. That unit also raided Maple Ridge’s Hammond Compassion Society.
Inside the Jar, North Shore News,
- A Maple Ridge councillor criticized the raids, saying the city was not involved.
Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News
- Cannabis activist Annie MacEachern suggested a helpful nomenclature distinction: let’s call devices prefilled with extract “vape pens” and call dry-herb devices “vaporizers.”
- New research from McMaster University seems to contradict recent UBC findings that cannabis reduces opioid use, though UBC researcher Stephanie Lake noted the studies are different enough they may not be comparable.
Vancouver Sun, Twitter—Stephanie Lake