Cannabis

Lincoln public nuisance bylaw tackles cannabis odour

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The Town of Lincoln’s new nuisance bylaw is an example of “a small town thinking big,” says Coun. Mike Mikolic. Lincoln council passed a comprehensive nuisance bylaw on Monday, which set fines and pr ...

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Lincoln moves forward on Cannabis Licensing Bylaw

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Lincoln is one step closer to enacting a Cannabis Business Licensing regimen. Council considered the draft by-law at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Councillors passed a motion to hold a public ...

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Lincoln fires up new cannabis grow controls

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Town of Lincoln officials were not just blowing smoke with their promise to rein in cannabis growers in the municipality. Lincoln Council passed a motion to amend the Town’s Official Plan and zoning byla ...

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Jordan Station pot bust brings relief for area residents

$42 million in drugs, guns, cash and jewelry confiscated during Operation Woolwich By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The major pot bust at a Jordan Station grow operation last week has brought a sigh of relief for area residents and confirmed a s ...

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Lincoln bylaw review set for Jan. 15

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Citizens of Lincoln will have a chance to preview their town’s updated zoning bylaw as well as voice questions, suggestions and concerns next week. The municipality has scheduled a public information session (PIS) ...

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Lincoln poised to extend cannabis control bylaw

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Lincoln’s Planning & Economic Development committee has put its support behind extending the Town’s interim control bylaw regarding cannabis at its Monday meeting. If passed by council at the upcoming Dec. 1 ...

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Grimsby Council hears feedback from public on proposed cannabis bylaws

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Prospective small-scale cannabis producers fear that proposed bylaws will strengthen the blackmarket while restricting legal trade at Grimsby’s Planning and Development Committee Cannabis Land Use Review ...

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Lincoln stakeholders give feedback on proposed pot bylaws

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Lincoln residents expressed concern around potential consequences from Lincoln’s proposed cannabis bylaws. The Town of Lincoln held a follow-up to last month’s cannabis production land-use open house s ...

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Attention urged for cannabis issue

Dear Editor, I live on Green lane between Beamsville and Vineland. My neighbor who delivered water the other day asked if I was attending the open house that afternoon at town hall regarding land use of cannabis in our township. T ...

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Opinion: Time for tough stance on odour issue

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Nobody would have been able to convince me throughout this entire year that the findings of the provincially sanctioned regional governance review could or should take a back seat to any other issue, bu ...

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Cannabis odour issue aired at Lincoln meeting

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The message from Town of Lincoln at last week’s open houses regarding cannabis production was clear: every weapon in the municipal armoury will used to resolve the grow-op problems. Lincoln CAO Mike Kirk ...

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Hexo Corp. closes Durham Road grow

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow Staff and municipal officials alike were shocked last Thursday when Hexo Corp. announced it was closing it cannabis grow operation in Lincoln. The greenhouse – at the South Service Road and Du ...

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Lincoln to host cannabis open houses

The Town of Lincoln is hosting a series of open houses to gather input on pending municipal cannabis production Official Plan and bylaw changes. The first meeting is set for Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 2-4 p.m. in town hall’s council ...

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Lincoln firm offers a homegrown solution to cannabis odour

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While there are many firms which may be able to offer a potential solution to cannabis odour issues, Lincoln may have a homegrown remedy. When Paul Muldowney and Jim Calagoure read a story in the Sept. ...

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Vineland residents irate over cannabis odour problems

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow In what many residents say has been a battle in futility, the “war” against cannabis odour issues has a new front established in Vineland. Residents in Vineland – joining counterparts in Jorda ...

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Lincoln votes in, Grimsby opts out

Cannabis retail decisions polar opposite results By Mike Williscraft NewsNow When the smoke cleared Monday night, Grimsby council had opted out and Lincoln council had opted into to having potential cannabis retail stores within ...

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Lincoln freezes weed grow-ops for one year

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow An interim control bylaw for cannabis cultivation and production – with a term of one year – was approved at a special meeting of Lincoln council on Monday night. The move was part of a meet ...

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