class=article-title data-tb-title id=articleTitle>Man charged with drug cultivation after accidentally growing nine weed plants

DWQA QuestionsCategory: Questionsclass=article-title data-tb-title id=articleTitle>Man charged with drug cultivation after accidentally growing nine weed plants
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A tweet from the York Regional Police (YRP) notes that the report alleges the store — in Markham, Ont., just north of Toronto — was selling cannabis products, including cannabis edibles that look like candy, to underage teens.

17, 2019, but are only available through provincial and territorial retailers and federally licensed marijuana sellers for medical purposes, the Government of Canada reports. Whether a visitor or a resident, it is expected the laws of the province, territory or Indigenous community will be respected. Cannabis edibles have been legal for adults in Canada since Oct.

Hubert Minnis has been taking steps to legalize the drug for medical consumption. McKinney in turn noted that cultivation of drugs is a serious offence under Bahamian law, which continues to prohibit cannabis (or “Indian Hemp,” as it is referred to in Bahamian drug legislation), although Prime Minister Dr.

He opted for the latter, and left a free man – albeit one who will likely find a more secure way of discarding his stems and seeds from now on. Cash was given the choice of spending two months incarcerated at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Facilities, or paying an $800 fine.

South African business exec and entrepreneur Matt Benas has ponied up R224,000 (about C$19,875) for two packs of weed seeds in what is being called the “world’s first NFT authenticated Cannabis Seeds strain” transaction.

“I’ve been interested in cannabis for around 20 years,” Benas toldBusiness Insider South Africa earlier this week. “There is a global perception of how elite Gage is and I’ve known about them for a long time. I’m [also] very interested in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and [thought] this [NFT auction] was made for me.”

Cash further explained that the rainy season, which runs approximately from May to November, must have contributed to the seeds’ successful germination, saying the moisture caused them to “catch and grow fast.” Article content
When police questioned Cash about the plants, he claimed that they sprouted from seeds he discarded outdoors while rolling and smoking cannabis.

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Established in 2008, Gage Green Group is well-known for breeding a variety of prominent cultivars, including Grape Stomper, Mendo Breath, Mango Puff, and High School Sweetheart. The company recently made a foray into the Canadian market, announcing a partnership with Canadian cannabis company Klonetics Plant Science at the end of May.

A Bahamian father of two charged with the cultivation of dangerous drugs for growing pot plants in his backyard claims that the illicit weed germinated accidentally from seeds he discarded while rolling joints.

The plants varied in size, ranging from three to 12 inches tall. Article content
Craig Cash, 32, was arrested on July 3 after authorities served him with a search warrant and discovered nine plants on the property surrounding his Golden Gates home, The Tribune reports. Seven of the plants were sprouting from a flower pot, and an additional two plants were discovered during a more thorough examination of the property.

The citizen believed the store was selling vape products and cannabis-containing products to “groups of children who appeared to be well under the age of 19,” the YRP reports. The YRP learned of the concern from a citizen who filed an online report last month.

Of those cases, 36 involved serious or life-threatening events and 34 required hospitalization. In 2019, paediatricians and healthcare providers reported 51 cases of cannabis-related exposure among those under the age of 18, according to the preliminary results of a study set to tun until October 2020.

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“This is the future, and we are positioning ourselves to take full advantage of the unique value of the strain and the artwork,” GGG Partner Michael Fong said in a press release.

Making weed edibles look like regular candy has long been a concern in different parts of the world. The candy, Nerds, has proved a frequent target of potentially harmful products, including in Alabama, Utah, Massachusetts and the U.K.

The illegal distribution or sale of cannabis can result in tickets for small amounts, but as long as 14 years in jail if larger amounts are involved, according to the federal justice department. That is the same maximum penalty, upon conviction, for giving or selling cannabis to a person under 18.

“The packaging is so shocking similar to candy there could easily be someone who ingests this as a mistake,” Constable Laura Nicolle of the YRP is quoted as saying. According to CTV News, investigators said the store was not registered to sell cannabis products.

The entrepreneur paid 5.5 Ethereum (ETH, a cryptocurrency) and 1.82 ETH, respectively, for each cultivar. Article content
Benas outbid a number of interested parties to score a total of 20 seeds (from two different cultivars) from U.S. breeder Gage Green Group (GGG), along with as associated original artworks by GGG founder Jeff Selsor, in an NFT (non-fungible token) auction at the end of last month.

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