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Marijuana/cannabis businesses/dispensaries in Victoria and the south Island


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#5181 todd

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 02:23 PM

^ Are you coughing to draw attention to the previous statement or because there is smoke in your siphon?


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#5182 VIResident

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 03:38 PM

I am pretty sure that anyone involved in the running of the Government pot and liquor shops is not associated with organized crime.

Define organized crime?  a) Turning down legitimate application, that also happens to be First Nations, until further information is provided to which more stalling is thrown up at every turn?

b) Fully plan on opening a store in the territory of the First Nations whom made the application, same application that is 'frustrated' and a store to which the Gov. is also the sole supplier to all other 'for profit' stores including the First Nations, by order of law? 

c) All of the above?


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#5183 spanky123

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 04:04 PM

Define organized crime?  a) Turning down legitimate application, that also happens to be First Nations, until further information is provided to which more stalling is thrown up at every turn?

b) Fully plan on opening a store in the territory of the First Nations whom made the application, same application that is 'frustrated' and a store to which the Gov. is also the sole supplier to all other 'for profit' stores including the First Nations, by order of law? 

c) All of the above?

 

The Chief was on CFAX this afternoon. The application hasn't been turned down. The Chief is upset that he has to submit to the security check that he claims he already did when he applied for a casino license and that it has taken 8 weeks for the Government to review his paperwork when he was told it would take 2.5. I would think that any of the Victoria pot shops would give their right arm to have their applications processed in 18 weeks let alone 8. The Government doesn't have a store either

 

I am sure at the end of the day the Chief will be successful bringing drugs onto the reserve to supplement the gambling that they already have.


Edited by spanky123, 25 June 2019 - 04:07 PM.

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#5184 RFS

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 04:23 PM

So basically his complaints are standard government bureaucracy stuff
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#5185 spanky123

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 04:26 PM

So basically his complaints are standard government bureaucracy stuff

 

He then went on to suggest that they shouldn't have to do the security screening at all since the BC Government doesn't have to be screened and this is a Government to Government deal. The delay seemed to be his biggest concern though.

 

What surprises me is that they are even bothering, most FN just seem to be opening stores and selling their own pot without any licensing.



#5186 todd

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 04:43 PM

Looks as though smart ass screening not in effect.

#5187 DustMagnet

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Posted 25 June 2019 - 04:45 PM

So basically his complaints are standard government bureaucracy stuff

 

The fast tracking isn't fast enough.  I'd complain too!



#5188 spanky123

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Posted 10 July 2019 - 03:47 PM

CBC says that legal pot is getting more expensive and illegal pot is getting cheaper. Not surprisingly most people are buying illegal pot.

 

https://www.msn.com/...r-statscan-says



#5189 todd

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Posted 11 July 2019 - 04:42 PM

CBC says that legal pot is getting more expensive and illegal pot is getting cheaper. Not surprisingly most people are buying illegal pot.
 
https://www.msn.com/...r-statscan-says


And pushing my stock prices down.

#5190 Hotel Mike

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 07:29 AM

I noticed that Pineapple Express on Esquimalt Road has a notice in the door. Says they are closed and attempting to go through the process of being legally licenced. What a mess this whole legalization rollout has been. 


Don't be so sure.:cool:

#5191 Nparker

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 07:37 AM

The mess started when illegal businesses were allowed to propagate before federal and provincial legislation and regulations were established.


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#5192 spanky123

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 07:42 AM

The mess started when illegal businesses were allowed to propagate before federal and provincial legislation and regulations were established.

 

And since illegal mainland growers have been allowed to flourish and continue to control the majority of the market in BC. 


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#5193 todd

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 12:28 PM

The mess started when illegal businesses were allowed to propagate before federal and provincial legislation and regulations were established.

 

 

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#5194 Mike K.

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 05:20 AM

There’s some drama in Toronto.

Who's really behind Toronto's chain of illegal pot shops that won't quit?
https://www.cbc.ca/n...aries-1.5217307

Amid scuffles and some shouting, a familiar scene played out in downtown Toronto last week. Law enforcement descended on an unlicensed cannabis café, seized a few pounds of dried bud and edibles, posted closure orders and tried to seal the place up.

Then this past Wednesday and Thursday, officers had giant concrete slabs placed in front of the shop and its three sister outlets, in an attempt to physically block access to the storefronts. Within a couple hours, the company announced "new locations opening now in anticipation of this inconvenience."

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#5195 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 05:35 AM

that’s quite a read. giant concrete slabs.

and the one owner did five years jail time for his expert $100 bill counterfeiting.




Weber has a history with deceit. He has a long criminal record, including convictions for forgery, fraud, cultivating marijuana and, notably, counterfeiting.

In the early 2000s, he and three friends became so good at forging $100 bills that he is sometimes cited as a reason many businesses stopped accepting them around that time. He was caught by the RCMP, convicted and sentenced in 2001 to five years in jail.

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 19 July 2019 - 05:38 AM.


#5196 Nparker

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Posted 19 July 2019 - 05:56 AM

...Weber...has a long criminal record, including convictions for forgery, fraud, cultivating marijuana and, notably, counterfeiting...He was caught by the RCMP, convicted and sentenced in 2001 to five years in jail.

It appears our criminal "rehabilitation" system is doing its usual bang-up job.



#5197 Matt R.

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 07:46 PM

Looks like salt spring now has four unlicensed weed stores, if the sign on this one is any indication. No notice of opening hours, but it shares a parking lot with the pub.

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#5198 Nparker

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 07:54 PM

Klassy - with a capital K.


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#5199 DustMagnet

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 11:31 AM

Klassy - with a capital K.

 

Kompassion Kontainer - modular marijuana.

What would be cooler is if they hired some street artists to do a mural on the container.



#5200 spanky123

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 02:03 PM

Kompassion Kontainer - modular marijuana.

What would be cooler is if they hired some street artists to do a mural on the container.

 

Leave it there more than a week and I am sure that they will get some free "art".



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