March 2018

At least one Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen director isn’t in favour of the idea of allowing cannabis production facilities in industrial zones. Tom Siddon, director for Area D (Kaleden/Okanagan Falls), said he’s against allowing cannabis production and processing facilities in industrial zones in his area and he hopes other directors will consider the potential consequences […]

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Bryan McGonigle bmcgonigle@wickedlocal.com @GtownRecord Another North Andover local election is in the books. All incumbents – Selectmen Richard Vaillancourt and Phil DeCologero and Town Moderator Mark DiSalvo – won by large margins, and the fact that there was no political upset is likely the biggest political upset in itself, given the highly contention Town Meeting […]

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Bryan McGonigle bmcgonigle@wickedlocal.com @GtownRecord Another North Andover local election is in the books. All incumbents – Selectmen Richard Vaillancourt and Phil DeCologero and Town Moderator Mark DiSalvo – won by large margins, and the fact that there was no political upset is likely the biggest political upset in itself, given the highly contention Town Meeting […]

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Welcome to Rumorville! Here you can learn about casting news that’s about to break in Hollywood. These speculations might be only rumors, but that doesn’t mean you can’t follow the trail all the way to the audition room. “Beetlejuice” on BroadwayIt’s a thought so nice you can say it thrice. The long-in-development “Beetlejuice” musical, based […]

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Hotels and casinos on The Strip are not where you want to enjoy recreational cannabis smoking. | Photo: Getty As far as legal cannabis goes, Las Vegas straddles miracle and mirage. Sin City has blossomed into a vertically integrated capital of cultivation, processing, manufacturing and retailing packaged for the masses amid glitz, glam and government […]

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CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Dry and trimmed cannabis buds, stored in a glass jars.(Photo: UrosPoteko, Getty Images/iStockphoto) If Michiganders are going to enter the marijuana industry, they’re going to have to learn the […]

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In 1923, when it became illegal to possess cannabis in Canada, very few Canadians would have heard of the drug, let alone tried it. So why did legislators target weed? Emily Murphy is seen in this photo from the 1920s. (Creative Commons) Cannabis advocates have long blamed women’s rights activist Emily Murphy. Her 1922 book […]

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