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10 things still illegal in the new age of recreational cannabis

Pot is legal – but there are still a lot of rules, and breaking some could leave you in jail

VIDEO: This is what buying legal pot in B.C. looks like

Take a look inside B.C.’s first and only legal pot shop located in Kamloops

Only 40% of B.C. car dealerships have electric cars available: report

Researchers found buyers frustrated at the lack of options

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Secwepemc and Shuswap governments sign communications agreement
Friendship Day Soap Box Derby 2018
Yard Creek Sockeye Salmon Run
Your Morning News in 90 - October 18

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

3 people say Watson infringed their constitutional right to freedom of expression by blocking them

‘A little odd’ B.C.’s biggest city celebrates cannabis without a legal store

On the streets of downtown Vancouver, notably the Wild West of illegal marijuana, not a single legal store opened Wednesday, making for a rather anticlimatic kick-off

BC Ferries begins taking debit in two-month pilot project

Company is giving customers option to use Interac on two-month trial on select vessels

Mellow opening to B.C.’s only legal pot shop

About five people lined up early for the opening of the BC Cannabis Store in Kamloops.

Okanagan RCMP look for owners of various keys located during arrest

RCMP seek to reunite the owners of various keys found at the arrest of suspects in a stolen vehicle.

Puff, puff, pass: Cannabis is officially legal across Canada

B.C. has only one bricks-and-mortar marijuana store

Smooth start to legal cannabis in B.C., Mike Farnworth says

Online and government store makes 4,000 sales by noon

Britain, EU decide to take some time in getting Brexit right

Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said “we need much time, much more time and we continue to work in the next weeks.”

Man holds newborn son for first time after devastating B.C. racetrack crash

Kayden was born the day after Jonathan was crushed by car at speedway

Salmon Arm pot shops close as cannabis becomes legal in Canada

Three of four local marijuana dispensaries have already applied for licences

Videos: Councillor candidates outline their reasons for running

Thirteen candidates hope to claim one of six council seats in Salmon Arm

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Video: Trustee candidates outline why they’re running

Ten candidates hope to claim one of the two trustee positions available for Salmon Arm

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Okanagan College dives into cannabis courses

The college has adapted its programs in Kelowna

Shuswap pot shops close as cannabis becomes legal

One marijuana dispensary won’t require city approvals as on First Nations land

Canada ban on asbestos takes effect but mining residues are exempt

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna plans to announce the new regulations implementing the ban on Thursday in Ottawa

Your morning news in 90: Oct. 17, 2018

Tune in for 90 seconds to get the top headlines for the Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen.

How to roll a joint with Kelowna’s Bob Kay, Owner of Cannabis Culture

The cannabis connoisseur shares his secrets to rolling the perfect joint