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Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business

Julian Fantino, a former federal cabinet minister who opposed the legalization of marijuana, is now running a marijuana-linked business. (Chris Wattie/Reuters) The former Toronto police chief and politician who once compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder is defending his decision to open a company connecting patients with medical marijuana. Julian Fantino, a former Ontario Provincial Police […]

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‘(It’s) the way to go’: Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

Once, he favoured treating marijuana like heroin. Now, he stands to profit from the recreational market Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, shown here giving testimony to a U.S. Senate committee on NAFTA earlier this year, has joined the board of directors of Acreage Holdings, an American cannabis company. (Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press) Former prime minister Brian […]

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Jamaica makes first legal export of marijuana extracted oil to Canada

KINGSTON – Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday announced that Jamaican has made its legal export of medical marijuana extracted oil to Canada, marking the first step in positioning Jamaica as the world’s medical marijuana hub. According to Shaw, the shipment was authorised through an import permit issued by the Government of Canada through Health […]

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Meet the Back-to-Africa activist from Ghana who was the first to send a ship to the U.S. for blacks to voyage back to Africa

Chief Alfred Sam…Black America Web In 1913, after traveling to the United States, gold coast merchant and Chief Alfred Sam began a quest to recall African-Americans back to their ancestral home.  He enticed prospects by stating that there were “diamonds lying on the ground after a rain, trees that produced bread, and sugar cane as large […]

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BuzzTV XPL-3000 Review

If you are very enthusiastic about purchasing a brand new IPTV box, then the Android / IPTV Box may just be the thing for you that deviate from the usual. The set-top-box market is influenced by a couple of big names; however, competition will always be good for all, and BuzzTV definitely knows how to […]

  BY SIMONE J. SMITH Vaccinations are being executed across Canada and the United States of America. In September 2020, Canada had committed more than $1billion to buy doses of COVID-19 vaccines after they had secured a deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline. The Canadian government has rolled out their “Canada’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan: Saving Lives […]

Published Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:47AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:49PM EDT A timeline of the vehicle attack in London, Ont., that killed four members of a Muslim family and seriously injured a nine-year-old boy on Sunday Wednesday, June 9 9:30 a.m. Related Stories What we know about the man accused in […]

By Ryan Rocca & Jacquelyn LeBel Global News Posted June 8, 2021 6:10 am Updated June 9, 2021 9:43 am A vigil was held for the Muslim family police say were targeted in a violent attack that left a nine-year-old boy in hospital and his sister, parents and grandmother dead in London, Ont. The vigil […]

Five members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., went out for a walk on Sunday night. Before the day was done, four of them had lost their lives in what police described as a targeted hate crime. The only survivor — a nine-year-old boy — was seriously injured. As Canadians across the country express […]

Regrettably racial violence has been a distinct part of American history since 1660. While that violence has impacted almost every ethnic and racial group in the United States, it has had a particularly horrific effect on African American life. Listed below are some of the major incidents of racial violence profiled on BlackPast.org. They range […]

Emergency Measures: Expanded Police Powers Statement by: The Black Legal Action Centre April 19, 2021The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is a not-for-profit corporation, mandated to combat individual and systemic anti-Black racism in Ontario. We provide free legal services to low-and no-income Black Ontarians. Our doors have been open since March 2019, and to date […]

Article content With the spotlight heavily focused on shopping local this year, the London Free Press is highlighting seven Black entrepreneurs in London who have weathered the storm throughout the pandemic and are continuing to offer unique, high-quality products and services to all Londoners. See how you can support the Black community in London by […]

Nationwide — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, a Jamaican sprinter, has been named the fastest woman in the world after her recent victory in the 100-meter final at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar. At the age of 32, she has also made history as the oldest woman to ever win the title. Fraser-Pryce sprinted pass her contenders and […]

“GANJA IS the healing of the nation” – a phrase that I am all too familiar hearing, due to my love of reggae and dancehall music. Singing about ganja rates as one of the top five topics in such music, the others being bad mind, girls, gangster lifestyle and Father God. The relationship between marijuana […]

With every new day comes the inevitable promises to yourself that you’ll do an at-home workout, take longer walks with the dog or actually go on a hike for once. Trying to fit exercise into our daily lives can feel like a chore, which is why having something cute to wear while working out is […]