David Wylie

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Weed company taking a hit

May 12, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed 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 bump. The product has sparked a heated conversation around

NDP should be ashamed

Apr 28, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed 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 Safety and Solicitor General, says the B.C. NDP government should

Are you still high?

Apr 14, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed 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 red. Are you OK to drive? That depends on who you are –

Exorbitant cannabis fees

Mar 17, 2021 / 11:00 am

Photo: Contributed 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 year that takes into account a fire inspection A third

What is Cannabis 3.0?

Mar 3, 2021 / 6:00 am

Photo: Contributed 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 LYF, the Kelowna company is well positioned to offer consumers

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


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