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Latest Articles from David Wylie

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Photo: Contributed It’s high time for the Conservatives to let go of their outdated views of cannabis.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

Local weed retail milestone

Sep 30, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: David Wylie/okanaganz.com Hobo, now known as Dutch Love, is setting up a store in Lake Country. However, the Vancouver-based company has yet to get municipal or provincial approval. Brick and mortar cannabis retail has come a long

Cannabis concentrates 101

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: BC Cannabis Stores Premium 5's THCA Diamonds are one of the concentrates available. 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

Legal cannabis beats illegal

Sep 2, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: David Wylie/okanaganz We are at a significant milestone in Canadian cannabis history. Legal cannabis surpassed the black market for the first time. Statistics Canada data shows spending on legal weed (medical and recreational combined)

How to handle a bad buzz

Aug 19, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: WikiCommons Royal Navy seamen during the storied Age of Sail were issued a full gallon of beer a day. That's eight pints. The rum ration was similarly generous. As good as they were with ale, some couldn't hold their bangha tea. It’s

Street talk on cannabis

Aug 5, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Photo: Dan Toulgoet Dozens of young people who lived on the streets of Vancouver were canvassed about their cannabis use in a new study. The consensus among them is that in many ways weed is beneficial to their challenging lives. Researchers

Cannabis review mashup

Jul 22, 2020 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed Here is a mish-mash of some of the latest legal cannabis products I’ve tried. Deep Space is supposed to be “bold and mysterious.” One has to wonder if the creators of the Deep Space cannabis drinks
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