Saskatchewan News

'I've never had a receipt for this stuff': Sask. shoppers head to suburbs on 1st day of legal cannabis

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:49
Saskatchewan residents took their places in line to purchase some of the first legal marijuana products in the province, but not in major cities Regina or Saskatoon.
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Will marijuana lure tourism to Saskatchewan?

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:37
As people wait for Saskatchewan's cannabis stores to actually open their doors, some members of the business community have been talking about potential opportunities for tourism.
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What's Happening NOW - Oct. 17, 2018

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:26
By paNOW Staff paNOW News Director Glenn Hicks talks with Tyler Marr at battlefordsNOW about the first day of cannabis legalization and what's open in the Battlefords.    ... Read More
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What does cannabis cost across Canada?

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:17
How do cannabis prices stack up across the country? Check out our handy guide to see how prices compare between the provinces and territories.

Regina's Santa Claus parade cancelled

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:38
Regina’s Santa Claus parade has been cancelled. Southland Mall, who organizes the parade says they will not be holding the parade in 2018 to focus on “community engagement and supporting families in need.”

On day before legalized pot, Regina business owner gets conditional sentence on trafficking charges

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:37
The business owner's lawyer said that he thinks the judge considered the impending legalisation in the sentencing.
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3-day forecast: Teen temperatures take over

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:38
Finally some warm weather hits #Sask, boosting temperatures into the teens and twenties. Tomorrow is looking similar. Here’s our meteorologist, Tiffany Lizée with your 3-day forecast.

All Nations Healin' Thru Artz program in Regina goes on hiatus due to lack of funding

CBC Saskatchewan - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:28
After nearly a decade, Regina's All Nations Healin' Thru Artz program is going on hiatus due to a lack of funding dollars to cover operational costs.
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Shots fired at home in Deschambault Lake, Sask.

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:25
Deschambault Lake RCMP said two bullet holes were found in a home in the northern Saskatchewan community.

Sask. cannabis prices among the highest in the country

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:54
Pot is legal across Canada but there were no stores that opened in Regina or Saskatoon, but just 10 minutes outside of Regina, Eden was open for business. Cannabis users were excited to be the first in line.

INFOGRAPHIC: Marijuana quick facts on legalization day

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:48
INFOGRAPHIC: Marijuana quick facts as it becomes legal across the country on Oct. 17.

Sask. cannabis prices among the highest in the country

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:43
In Saskatchewan, cannabis shops are up and running in Yorkton, Rural Municipality of Edenwold, North Battleford, Battleford and Martensville.

First cannabis sold in the Battlefords as prohibition ends

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:39
By Tyler Marr Over 30 people stood eagerly inline outside Fire & Flower Cannabis as passerby honked and hollered in support. “Welcome cannabis,” Jim Davey said while wielding a massive set of scissors to snip the ribbon on the door of his cannabis retail outlet in North Battleford.   And with that ... the first legal cannabis shop has opened in North Battleford. ... Read More
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INFOGRAPHIC: Fines for breaking cannabis laws in Sask.

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:37
INFOGRAPHIC: A breakdown of some of the fines you could face for breaking cannabis laws in Saskatchewan.

Only 7 permits issued for cannabis retailers in Sask.

CTV Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:35
When the Saskatchewan government introduced their legalization rules, they announced that up to 51 permits would be issued for retail businesses around the province. Fast forward nine months later, and only seven permits have been issued for Saskatchewan retailers.

SIGA says no to cannabis cigarettes

paNOW (Sask) - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:25
By Nigel Maxwell With recreational marijuana use now legal in Canada, inquiring minds want to know when and where they can go to light up, but paNOW has learned at least one form of popular entertainment in the province will not be gambling with issues related to second hand cannabis smoke. ... Read More
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Fire & Flower acquires cannabis shop in North Battleford, Sask.

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:06
The company purchased North Battleford CannabisCo on condition that that North Battleford CannabisCo starts operation as a licensed cannabis retailer and receives all required approvals.

Timeline of events in the case of convicted rapist and killer Paul Bernardo

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:57
A chronology of events in the case of convicted rapist and killer Paul Bernardo:
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Canada’s Governor General making Saskatchewan visit

Global Regina - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:05
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette will visit the Humboldt Broncos Memorial Exhibit as part of her three-day trip to Saskatchewan.

Parole board grants escorted leave to informant who helped lock up Hells Angels boss

Metro - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:51
This was Gagne’s second attempt at securing the leave, following an unsuccessful bid in 2016.
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