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Questions still remain, but Jimmy's Cannabis Shop in Battleford is ready to take on the industry.
Questions still remain, but Jimmy's Cannabis Shop in Battleford is ready to take on the industry. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Local retailer knows there are questions on cannabis, but remains optimistic

By Brady Lang
October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: October 18, 2018 - 8:18pm

With day one of legal cannabis a part of history, it’s time to start looking toward the future when it comes to the industry.

Jim Davey is the owner of one of the cannabis retail outlets in North Battleford and was eager to be a part of history.
Jim Davey is the owner of one of the cannabis retail outlets in North Battleford and was eager to be a part of history. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Battleford readies for first legal cannabis purchases

By Tyler Marr
October 17, 2018 - 9:46am

Standing huddled together with coffee in hand and toques on their head, residents in the Battlefords were eagerly waiting for the doors to open on the region's first legal cannabis outlets Wednesday.

Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018.
Saskatchewan NDP leader Ryan Meili addresses the crowd gathered at the Saskatchewan NDP annual convention on Oct. 13, 2018. Keenan Sorokan/650 CKOM

Dream and deliver: NDP’s Meili unveils new energy program

By 650 CKOM
October 15, 2018 - 6:11am

“We dream, and we deliver.”

Those were the words that Ryan Meili echoed plenty of times during his nearly 40-minute speech to party members at the Saskatchewan NDP convention in Saskatoon Saturday.

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