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'I love smoking weed'

Jun 9, 2021 / 11:00 am

Jenn Larry has never been shy about her cannabis use. Since her first puff as a young teenager, she knew weed was something special. Decades later, Larry is the...

Local cannabis worth trying

May 26, 2021 / 11:00 am

5 great cannabis products made by Okanagan companies You might be surprised to know that many top-tier legal cannabis products are from right here in the...

Weed company taking a hit

May 12, 2021 / 11:00 am

Would you snort cannabis? That’s what something called Canna Bumps proposes. The name Canna Bumps is a play on taking a small sniff of cocaine — a...

NDP should be ashamed

Apr 28, 2021 / 11:00 am

A top B.C. Liberal critic says he would shut down all unlicensed cannabis stores. Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris, the provincial critic for Public...

Are you still high?

Apr 14, 2021 / 11:00 am

Researchers say a cannabis buzz lasts between 3-10 hours Say you smoked a joint a few hours ago. You’re feeling a little tired and your eyes are a tad...

Exorbitant cannabis fees

Mar 17, 2021 / 11:00 am

The cost of doing business can be revealing. Take West Kelowna. It has three basic tiers for business licence renewals: One at $60 a year A second at $135 a...

What is Cannabis 3.0?

Mar 3, 2021 / 6:00 am

We spoke with chief operating officer at The Valens Company, Chantel Popoff. With Cannabis 3.0 on the horizon and Valens’ acquisition of edibles maker...

Straight-roll joint pioneers

Feb 17, 2021 / 11:00 am

Manufacturing cigarette-style joints isn’t as easy as you might think. It took cannabis producer Redecan two years of R&D to create the process of...

A mish-mash of pot reviews

Feb 3, 2021 / 11:00 am

It’s that time again! Here’s another mish-mash of some of the latest legal cannabis products we’ve tried at the oz. BC Organic Apple Toffee...

Spreading Dutch Love

Jan 20, 2021 / 12:46 pm

Back when Dutch Love was still known as Hobo, it made history as the first store to open in Kelowna. Vancouver-based Donnelly Group, which owns the national...

Top cannabis stories of 2020

Jan 6, 2021 / 11:00 am

This past year was a busy one in the cannabis sector. From all the news, I narrowed it down to the top five stories in the world of weed in 2020. If you’d...

Cannabis lullaby

Dec 23, 2020 / 11:00 am

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, except me and my spouse; The rollies were left near the lighter...

Horgan snubs native group

Dec 9, 2020 / 10:00 am

When it comes to the grey area of unlicensed cannabis stores, the provincial government strategy seems to be to plant their heads in the sand. Last week,...

Tories need high-er thinking

Nov 25, 2020 / 11:00 am

It’s high time for the Conservatives to let go of their outdated views of cannabis. They need to distance themselves from baseless claims, such as those...

Help for wounded warriors

Nov 11, 2020 / 11:00 am

Remembrance Day is a positive affirmation from the public for soldiers who often deal with the darker side of human nature, says Lt.-Col. Steven Boychyn....

Right place, right time

Oct 28, 2020 / 11:26 am

“Call it right place, right time.” That’s how Vinay Tolia, CEO of The Flowr Corporation, describes the rise of its BC Pink Kush to the No. 1...

High on cannabis products

Oct 14, 2020 / 10:00 am

Almost every day more products are being added to the growing variety of cannabis products. Here is another mish-mash of some of the latest legal cannabis...

Local weed retail milestone

Sep 30, 2020 / 11:00 am

Brick and mortar cannabis retail has come a long way in the Okanagan over two years, with licensed stores in all regions. There are 50 legal stores now open or...

Cannabis concentrates 101

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:00 am

Cannabis concentrates are upon us as a new category of legal weed products begins to grow. Here’s a Q&A on what’s in store… What are...

Legal cannabis beats illegal

Sep 2, 2020 / 11:00 am

We are at a significant milestone in Canadian cannabis history. Legal cannabis surpassed the black market for the first time. Statistics Canada data shows...

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