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People gathered in Regina's Victoria Park to celebrate 4/20 on April 20, 2017.

Regina celebrates 4/20 as pot legalization looms

By Britton Gray April 20, 2017 - 9:48pm Updated: April 20, 2017 - 10:00pm

Spirits were high in Victoria Park as pot legalization is now inching closer to becoming a reality.

On Thursday, around 100 people of all ages gathered at the park in...

Testing for marijuana impairment can be "subjective" and "difficult" according to Saskatoon-based lawyer Brian Pfefferle.

Pot legalization raises impaired driving concerns

By 650 CKOM April 13, 2017 - 2:26pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 2:26pm

With Canada on the way to legalizing recreational marijuana, many are concerned about how it will impact impaired driving.

The legislation introduced in Ottawa Thursday...

The federal government is expected to introduce legislation to legalize marijuana on April 13, 2017.

Sask. government concerned over expected pot laws

By Sarah Mills April 12, 2017 - 4:51pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 7:13am

The federal government's highly anticipated pot plans are expected to be announced Thursday.

The legislation is expected to address age requirements for marijuana buyers...

The owner of a Saskatoon shop specializing in glass pipes and bongs says legalization will likely bring pot smokers out of the shadows.

Shop owner says legal weed will bring users out of the shadows

By Chris Carr March 29, 2017 - 7:30am Updated: March 29, 2017 - 7:32am

Many in Saskatoon could not be happier that recreational marijuana is set to be legal.

But the co-owner of a local head shop says he expects most people will be keeping...

The Saskatchewan Construction Association has concerns about workplace safety with the impending legalization of marijuana.

How high? Sask. industry calls for marijuana testing standards

By Lauren Golosky February 28, 2017 - 3:51pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

As the federal government prepares to legalize marijuana sometime this year, many people including those in the construction industry, wonder how people will be able to test...

A federal panel is recommending that legal marijuana should be available to Canadians over 18 years of age.

Saskatoon police chief reacts to panel recommendations on legal pot

By 650 CKOM December 14, 2016 - 7:58am Updated: December 14, 2016 - 7:58am

Imagine someone is pulled over by police. A breathalyzer test comes back showing the driver has a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .07, just under the legal limit of .08.   Now,...

Pot-impaired driving could be a challenge for law enforcement, says CAA spokeswoman Christine Niemczyk.

Canadians worried marijuana legalization will make roads more dangerous: CAA

By 650 CKOM November 15, 2016 - 5:45pm Updated: November 16, 2016 - 6:12am

According to the findings of a CAA study released Monday, two-thirds of Canadians are concerned that roads will become more dangerous when marijuana is legalized.   Christine...

Evidence of marijuana grow-op, guns seized in Eyebrow

By 980 CJME November 3, 2016 - 2:57pm Updated: November 4, 2016 - 6:50am

RCMP have seized guns and evidence of a marijuana grow operation in a small community in southern Saskatchewan.

As part of an ongoing investigation, officers executed a...

Weed and weapons seized in northern Sask. drug bust

By 980 CJME September 17, 2016 - 6:33pm Updated: September 17, 2016 - 6:56pm

Police teams from across the province were involved in a drug bust north of North Battleford. 

According to the RCMP, a search warrant was executed in the R.M. of...

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Calgary man charged after drugs found inside vehicle near Grenfell, Sask.

By 980 CJME September 8, 2016 - 8:36pm Updated: September 8, 2016 - 8:45pm

A whole bunch of drugs were found inside a vehicle after it was stopped on Highway 1 by Grenfell Wednesday afternoon.

RCMP said around 5 p.m, an eastbound car was...

Regina police also expect fewer possession charges as marijuana legislation nears

By Kevin Martel April 27, 2016 - 12:30pm Updated: April 27, 2016 - 12:45pm

Following the words of Canada's head of police chiefs, officers in Regina believe possession charges for small amounts of marijuana could drop as federal legislation to make...

Crowd lights up for 4:20 in Victoria Park in Regina.

Crowd lights up for legalization at 4:20 in Regina's Victoria Park

By Adriana Christianson April 20, 2016 - 7:28pm Updated: April 20, 2016 - 7:30pm

The mood was high and the police presence was very chill for the crowd of people who gathered to celebrate 4:20 on Wednesday in Victoria Park.

Carla McEwan has been...

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