cannabis

B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth and Attorney General David Eby attend opening of the first government-run B.C. Cannabis Store, Kamloops, Oct. 19, 2018. (B.C. government)

B.C. government to allow home cannabis delivery starting July 15

Added convenience expected to persuade buyers to ‘go legal’

 

An employee holds a lower THC strand of marijuana at their store in Vancouver, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.

Guns, $60K worth of pot products seized in commercial bust: Vancouver police

‘Knowing these illegal weapons are in shops around the city poses a risk to the public,’ says Const. Tania Visintin

 

B.C.’s “community safety unit” and police raid an unlicensed cannabis store in Sooke, Oct. 27, 2019. (Tim Collins/Sooke News Mirror)

Illegal cannabis often contaminated with pesticides, B.C. study finds

Bacteria, heavy metals also present in some seized samples

 

Higher sales of cannabis helped Canadian farmers come out in the green. (Black Press Media File)

Cannabis processing could start shop in North Langley

Company is the latest to work on industrial operations locally

Higher sales of cannabis helped Canadian farmers come out in the green. (Black Press Media File)
Brendan Kennedy, CEO and founder of British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., poses next to his company’s logo at Nasdaq where the company’s IPO (TLRY) opened, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Bebeto Matthews

Tilray-Aphria deal closes, company to control biggest share of Canadian pot market

About 99 per cent of Aphria shareholders voted in favour of the deal in April

Brendan Kennedy, CEO and founder of British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., poses next to his company’s logo at Nasdaq where the company’s IPO (TLRY) opened, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Bebeto Matthews
Thrive Cannabis’s on-location storefront prepares to be Ontario’s first farm-gate store, set to open this month in Simcoe, Ontario Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton

Farm-gate cannabis sales allow customers to buy pot straight from the farm

B.C. is on track for a 2022 launch for farm-gate cannabis

Thrive Cannabis’s on-location storefront prepares to be Ontario’s first farm-gate store, set to open this month in Simcoe, Ontario Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton
From left, Michael Young, Carli Jackson, and Lee Jackson are family and owners of the

Langley cannabis shop to open on 420

One of only two licensed to operate in Langley opens April 20

From left, Michael Young, Carli Jackson, and Lee Jackson are family and owners of the
High5 Cannabis in Aldergrove. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Langley’s first retail cannabis store – HIGH5 – set to open its doors in Aldergrove

The company was established in 2019, with two locations in Victoria and Duncan

High5 Cannabis in Aldergrove. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Sharon Vose was surprised to find a sample in a magazine with the warning that this particular sample does not contain cannabis.

LETTER: Langley woman wonders about herbal tea sample found in her magazine

Why does a food product need a warning that it does not contain cannabis, local resident asks.

  • Apr 7, 2021
Sharon Vose was surprised to find a sample in a magazine with the warning that this particular sample does not contain cannabis.
Dax, seen here with owner Valerie Ryan, is feeling much better after becoming sick from consuming cannabis remnants on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Golden Ears Provincial Park near Maple Ridge. (Special to Black Press Media)

WATCH: Langley dog owner raises alarm about cannabis hazard after misadventure in park

Five-month old pup, Dax, became ill during a weekend walk in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Dax, seen here with owner Valerie Ryan, is feeling much better after becoming sick from consuming cannabis remnants on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Golden Ears Provincial Park near Maple Ridge. (Special to Black Press Media)
Zenabis, a cannabis firm with a major operation in Langley, now has distribution deals in every Canadian province and territory. (Black Press Media files)

Zenabis closes deals that will give it Canada-wide distribution

Cannabis company with major Langley operation calls it ‘benchmark’ moment

Zenabis, a cannabis firm with a major operation in Langley, now has distribution deals in every Canadian province and territory. (Black Press Media files)
A City resident is against having more shops selling cannabis in the community. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley resident disagrees with the proliferation of cannabis shops

They are the last thing Langley needs, letter writer argues

  • Mar 22, 2021
A City resident is against having more shops selling cannabis in the community. (Black Press Media files)
A flowering cannabis plant is seen in Langley, B.C., on October 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Zenabis completes sale of Langley’s Bevo, but remains a tenant

The cannabis company is still growing in local greenhouses

A flowering cannabis plant is seen in Langley, B.C., on October 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Pandemic stress, isolation key factors as to why Canadians turned to cannabis, alcohol

Study found that isolation played key role in Canadians’ substance use

(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Cannabis. (Black Press Media files)
Cannabis. (Black Press Media files)
A retail cannabis outlet in Aldergrove got its final rezoning approval on Feb. 22. (Black Press Media File)

Aldergrove cannabis shop gets rezoning approval – barely

Council voted twice after narrowly defeating the project the first time

A retail cannabis outlet in Aldergrove got its final rezoning approval on Feb. 22. (Black Press Media File)
A Kelowna cannabis manufacturer has acquired another cannabis-based firm. (Black Press Media File)

Council rejects Fort Langley cannabis shop a second time

A reconsideration could not convince council to vote for a third retail outlet in Langley

A Kelowna cannabis manufacturer has acquired another cannabis-based firm. (Black Press Media File)
Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Farm owners pay $220K after guns, bullets, bombs found on their Langley land

The deal ends a civil forfeiture lawsuit brought by the B.C. government

Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township civic facility. (Black Press Media files)

Two cannabis shops close to approval in Langley Township

There were more than 20 initial applications spread across multiple locations

Langley Township civic facility. (Black Press Media files)
The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)

Province aims to seize gold, cash after cannabis raids at Langley homes

Police also found ammo, body armour, and a stun baton

The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)