First probable vaping-related illness reported in Newfoundland and Labrador

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador have reported the province’s first probable case of a lung illness related to vaping. The province’s chief medical officer confirmed Friday that a person became ill in late 2019 after using a cannabis product, which was not available for testing. The person was hospitalized but has since recovered. The province did not release further

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Montreal police arrest 13 in crackdown on contraband cannabis

Montreal police arrested 13 people during a series of raids aimed at cracking down on an alleged contraband cannabis ring earlier in the month. The operation, which took place on Dec. 4, included searches of vehicles and residences across the city, according to police. Aside from cannabis products, police say they also seized methamphetamine, OxyContin and hashish. Three handguns and

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On the Scene at America’s First Public Cannabis Cafe

Lowell Cafe occupies a low-profile corner lot in West Hollywood, across from a synagogue, one block away from a Ralph’s grocery store. Just a few streets away, on Sunset Boulevard, there’s an In-N-Out Burger that’s usually packed with folks who have taken advantage of California’s thriving legal weed market. But now, instead of getting baked and ordering a Double-Double, they

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