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Cannabis company Hexo proposes share consolidation plan to boost share price

OTTAWA - Cannabis company Hexo Corp. announced a plan to consolidate its shares in an effort to regain compliance with the US$1 minimum share price continued listing standard of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Seth Rogen on fighting cannabis stigma and why pot should be as accepted as beer

TORONTO - When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers.

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Penticton retail cannabis shops stuck with 8 p.m. closings

Penticton retail cannabis shops will have to wait to see if the city will extend their hours of operation beyond 8 p.m.

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Peachland cannabis company 'coerced and intimidated' staff from unionizing: Labour Board

A Peachland cannabis producer has been ordered to re-hire nine staff members after the B.C. Labour Relations Board ruled the layoffs were due to the company's anti-union sentiment and an effort to coerce and intimidate the remaining staff members from unionizing.

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New Zealand to vote on legalizing marijuana

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - New Zealanders are poised to decide on two landmark social issues during an election Saturday: whether to legalize recreational marijuana and whether to legalize euthanasia.

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Aphria reports $5.1M first-quarter loss compared with $16.4M profit a year ago

Aphria Inc.'s medical cannabis business and German operations pushed the company to report a $5.1-million loss in its latest quarter, compared with a $16.4-million profit in the same period a year ago.

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Backyard cannabis gardener in Peachland surprised to find police at her front door

Viola Gabanowicz has lived a quiet life in Peachland for 20 years.

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Canadian cannabis growers beef up security for Croptober

TORONTO - Long before Christina Lake Cannabis purchased its 32 acres of land between two intersecting valleys in B.C.'s lower interior, the mountains above it were firmly established in the annals of pot growing lore.

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A long road: Weed goes on sale years after approval in Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Mainers are getting their first opportunity to legally buy marijuana for adult recreational use, but a supply shortage is a potential buzzkill.

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Aurora increases executive compensation after layoffs, $3.3 billion in losses

Aurora Cannabis Inc. handed out millions in compensation and salary increases to executives as the company was laying off more than 1,000 workers and reporting billions in losses.

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California braces for power shutoffs; marijuana-growing enclave threatened

SAN FRANCISCO - Firefighters and officials at California's largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas of the state this weekend that may fan the flames of several major wildfires or ignite new ones.

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US Rep. Craig asks supporters to vote despite snag in race

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota congresswoman whose race has been roiled by the death of a third-party candidate urged supporters Friday to vote for her and the rest of the Democratic ticket on the November ballot, even though votes in her race won't count under current circumstances.

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