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Missing 420 with friends

Missing 420 with friends

Aug 18, 2021 / 11:00 am

A few years before legalization, I went to a gathering of reporters from a bunch of different media outlets. About a dozen of us met at a bar, raised a pint or...

Near-death to food fight

Near-death to food fight

Aug 4, 2021 / 11:00 am

A near-death experience sent Jeremy Smith on a mission to change Canada’s cannabis laws to allow for cannabis-infused restaurants. Smith was diagnosed...

Legal weed hits, and a miss

Legal weed hits, and a miss

Jul 21, 2021 / 11:00 am

It’s time for another round of cannabis reviews. Us folks over at the oz. have been sampling as many legal cannabis products as possible so you can spend...

Put down those joints

Put down those joints

Jul 7, 2021 / 11:00 am

If there ever was a time to extoll the virtues of the dry-herb vape, it is now. It’s a catastrophic fire season in B.C. so far. Temperatures into the...

Weed in space!

Weed in space!

Jun 23, 2021 / 11:00 am

If a new intergalactic crypto-currency has its way, an experimental crop of weed will be launched into space on a rocket within a year. Elon Musk’s...

'I love smoking weed'

'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

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

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Canopy Growth supports soldiers healing from the dark side

Canopy Growth supports soldiers healing from the dark side

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....

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