David Wylie

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Straight-roll joint pioneers

Feb 17, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Redecan Millions of Redees have rolled off the production line and into the hands of cannabis customers. Manufacturing cigarette-style joints isn’t as easy as you might think. It took cannabis producer Redecan two years of

A mish-mash of pot reviews

Feb 3, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed David Wylie reviews cannabis products for theounce.ca. 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 Simply

Spreading Dutch Love

Jan 20, 2021 / 12:46 pm

Photo: David Wylie/okanaganz.com Dutch Love?s Lake Country location 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 cannabis

Top cannabis stories of 2020

Jan 6, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Speakeasy Cannabis A Speakeasy worker stands next to one of the massive plants on the cannabis plantation's 60 acres.? This past year was a busy one in the cannabis sector. From all the news, I narrowed it down to the top five

Cannabis lullaby

Dec 23, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: stock.adobe.com '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 with care, In hopes that we would soon roll, lick

Horgan snubs native group

Dec 9, 2020 / 10:00 am

Photo: Flickr B.C. Premier John Horgan answers questions from reporters. 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, Premier

Tories need high-er thinking

Nov 25, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed It’s high time for the Conservatives to let go of their outdated views of cannabis.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 made on social media this week by failed Conservative Party

Help for wounded warriors

Nov 11, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Wounded Warriors Canada Participants meet in October for the Trauma Resiliency Program. 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

Right place, right time

Oct 28, 2020 / 11:26 am

Photo: Castanet Flowr Corporation CEO Vinay Tolia at a ground-breaking ceremony in 2018 for the cannabis company's research and development facility on McCarthy Road in Kelowna. “Call it right place, right time.” That’s

High on cannabis products

Oct 14, 2020 / 10:00 am

Photo: okanaganz.com 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 products we’ve tried at the oz.  THC Kiss


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