cannabis

(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Pandemic stress, isolation key factors as to why Canadians turned to cannabis, alcohol

Study found that isolation played key role in Canadians’ substance use

 

A retail cannabis outlet in Aldergrove got its final rezoning approval on Feb. 22. (Black Press Media File)

Aldergrove cannabis shop gets rezoning approval – barely

Council voted twice after narrowly defeating the project the first time

 

A Kelowna cannabis manufacturer has acquired another cannabis-based firm. (Black Press Media File)

Council rejects Fort Langley cannabis shop a second time

A reconsideration could not convince council to vote for a third retail outlet in Langley

A Kelowna cannabis manufacturer has acquired another cannabis-based firm. (Black Press Media File)
Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Farm owners pay $220K after guns, bullets, bombs found on their Langley land

The deal ends a civil forfeiture lawsuit brought by the B.C. government

Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township civic facility. (Black Press Media files)

Two cannabis shops close to approval in Langley Township

There were more than 20 initial applications spread across multiple locations

Langley Township civic facility. (Black Press Media files)
The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)

Province aims to seize gold, cash after cannabis raids at Langley homes

Police also found ammo, body armour, and a stun baton

The forfeiture case based on seized gold and European cash is being held at the courthouse in Victoria. (Black Press Media files)
A cannabis firm with a major operation in Langley is selling off a vegetable and flower growing subdivision. (Black Press Media files)

Cannabis grower Zenabis sells Langley-based Bevo

The split leaves Bevo as Zenabis’s local landlord

A cannabis firm with a major operation in Langley is selling off a vegetable and flower growing subdivision. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Pot shop not right fit for Fort Langley, local resident says

Cannabis can help with medical conditions, but the village is not the best location for a shop

  • Jan 6, 2021
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LETTER: Fort Langley perfect spot for pot shop, resident argues

If a cannabis shop wants to open, I say, “go for it,” letter writer says

  • Jan 3, 2021
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Police evidence photos from Dec. 2, raid on Langley location show machinery used for separating cannabis leaves and buds from stems and dried cannabis in clear plastic self-sealing packing bags (RCMP)

Repeat raid on Langley property results in big cannabis bust

Second police visit in less than two years nabs thousands of illicit plants

Police evidence photos from Dec. 2, raid on Langley location show machinery used for separating cannabis leaves and buds from stems and dried cannabis in clear plastic self-sealing packing bags (RCMP)
Chief Robert Gladstone of Shxwha:y Village at a federal flood funding announcement April 24, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)

Consortium of Indigenous chiefs seeking a way to participate in cannabis economy

All Nations Chiefs from the Shxwha:y, Cheam, Soowahlie and Sq’ewlets holding online forum Dec. 2

Chief Robert Gladstone of Shxwha:y Village at a federal flood funding announcement April 24, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/Chilliwack Progress file)
Gayle Hallgren is concerned about how a proposed cannabis shop will change Fort Langley. (Hallgren photo)

LETTER: Cannabis shops will harm Fort Langley’s charm

A local letter writer questions why the village needs a pot shop

  • Nov 24, 2020
Gayle Hallgren is concerned about how a proposed cannabis shop will change Fort Langley. (Hallgren photo)
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Pot with estimated value of $8 million destroyed by RCMP in Merritt, B.C.

Police estimate the value of the drugs at around $8 million

(Black Press Media files)
After years of campaigning to decriminalize cannabis, Randy Caine is preparing to apply for a seller’s licence at his Langley City store – once the city sorts out its approval process (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
After years of campaigning to decriminalize cannabis, Randy Caine is preparing to apply for a seller’s licence at his Langley City store – once the city sorts out its approval process (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
FILE – A woman smokes a marijuana joint at a “Wake and Bake” legalized marijuana event in Toronto on October 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Home nurse visits could play big role in reducing cannabis use, smoking in young mothers

The program, dubbed the BC Healthy Connections Project, involves public health nursing home visits

FILE – A woman smokes a marijuana joint at a “Wake and Bake” legalized marijuana event in Toronto on October 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)

Four Langley and Surrey men charged in 2019 pot export case

Warrants were executed on properties in Surrey, Langley and Delta in June and August 2019

The RCMP photo shows cannabis that was seized as part of the E-Prominent investigation. (RCMP)
Comedic actor Seth Rogen, right, and business partner Evan Goldberg pose in this undated handout photo. When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers. Rogen is determined to change that. (Maarten de Boer ohoto)

Seth Rogen talks about fighting cannabis stigma, why pot should be as accepted as beer

‘I smoke weed all day and every day and have for 20 years’

Comedic actor Seth Rogen, right, and business partner Evan Goldberg pose in this undated handout photo. When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers. Rogen is determined to change that. (Maarten de Boer ohoto)
Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)

Cannabis stores move to next stage of approval in Langley Township

The council has whittled down the number of applications considerably

Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)
Employee Sophia Lovink shows off a bag of merchandise in Toronto on Thursday, June 11, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Canada gets C-average grade on 2nd year of cannabis legalization

Cannabis Council of Canada releases report card on federal government and legalization

Employee Sophia Lovink shows off a bag of merchandise in Toronto on Thursday, June 11, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)