Saskatchewan News

Price of getting high too much for some Sask. pot shoppers

CBC Saskatchewan - 1 hour 2 min ago
It was the burning question for Saskatchewan residents eager to mark the legalization of cannabis with a purchase: how much?
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New Canadian pregnancy guideline shows exercise cuts odds of major complications by 40%

Global Regina - 3 hours 2 min ago
Women who exercise during pregnancy can expect a 40 per cent reduction in the chance of developing a major pregnancy complication such as pre-eclampsia, gestational hypertension or gestational diabetes.

Crown seeks 12-year sentence in Alberta child porn, sex assault case

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 21:30
Police allegedly seized electronic devices from Stuart Peter Hunt of Red Deer that contained thousands of child porn images and videos of boys as young as toddlers.
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Manitoba NDP calls for inquest into Indigenous man’s death on a bus

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:57
Abraham Donkey of Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation was travelling from Thompson to Winnipeg for a followup appointment after a recent heart surgery. The 58-year-old died on Oct. 3 along Highway 6.
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Chatham rebounding as marijuana company moves in

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:41
Around most new ventures, there are hopes of limitless potential and possibilities but those feelings seemed amplified at the AgMedica facility Wednesday, given that it was the first day of Canada’s cannabis legalization.
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How safe is marijuana?: Saskatchewan experts weigh in

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:35
Canada’s legalization of recreational cannabis has prompted a lot of conversation in households across the country, including about safety.

How safe is marijuana?: Saskatchewan experts weigh in

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:22
Canada’s legalization of recreational pot has prompted a lot of conversation in households across the country, including about safety. Global’s Meaghan Craig has more.

Regina sees half-baked response to legalization

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:17
While many cities across Canada held parties and countdowns surrounding the legalization of recreational marijuana, residents in Regina were more reserved during the day.

Handful of Saskatchewan stores lined up out the door on ‘Weed Wednesday’

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:01
Saskatchewan is no stranger to door-crashing Black Friday lineups, but on Oct. 17 a handful of stores around the province experienced “Weed Wednesday.” Ryan Kessler reports.

Global News at 6, Oct. 17, 2018

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:59
The Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 edition of Global News at 6 with Carlyle Fiset and Marney Blunt on Global Regina.

Despite smooth first day of legalization, high demand could delay deliveries in Ontario, government says

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:33
Industry insiders also warn of shortages that could last well into 2020.
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'We're doing the best we can': Minister defends lack of Sask. cannabis retailers operating on legalization day

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:27
With only seven of 51 approved cannabis stores open on legalization day, the minister responsible says the delays were expected.
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Riders Charleston Hughes says he’s feeling “sorry” and “embarrassed” following impaired driving charge

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:03
Hughes was charged on Oct. 11 when Regina police found him behind the wheel of his vehicle parked on the side of the road.

Sask. cannabis prices among the highest in the country

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:49
Saskatchewan customers didn’t know what they were expected to pay today before they walked into a cannabis store but as Colton Praill found out the prices are much higher than other provinces

South Regina residents frustrated by ongoing road work

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:47
Residents on Shannon Road are frustrated by road work that has lasted for months in their neighbourhood.

Where you can smoke in Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:27
Boardwalk tenants received notice ahead of legalization saying growing and smoking cannabis will be banned on the property and enforced based on complaints. It’s not the only rental company to put bans in place.

Sask. cannabis buyers go to smaller areas without Saskatoon, Regina stores

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:22
Stores in Saskatoon and Regina weren’t ready to open on marijuana legalization day.

‘It would have been better for our province had it not happened.’: Sask. law makers react to legalization

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:10
Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) Gene Makowsky said the province did the best with the timeline imposed by Ottawa.

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:08
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson is the target of a test legal case that could prompt politicians all across the country to reconsider their use of social media. Watson says it’s his personal Twitter account and he has the right to block those who regularly attack and harass him.
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‘It’s all sort of spoken for’: Sask. cannabis retailers grapple with supply shortages

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:04
Recreational cannabis is now legal, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy to come by. Only a handful of retailers are open in Saskatchewan, none of them in Regina or Saskatoon.