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Routine traffic stop finds over 5 kg of illegal cannabis products in vehicle

A routine traffic stop of a speeding vehicle on Highway 401 in Tyendinaga Township has led to the seizure of over 5 kg of cannabis products. At approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a

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Littering passenger ends up arrested for possession of drugs

One environmentally-unfriendly Kingston man has been charged after he was pulled over by police and found to be in possession of marijuana and crystal meth. At approximately 11:20 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, the accused man threw some garbage out of a car window while stopped at a downtown

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Have your say – Yay or Nay: Retail cannabis stores

Last week, Kingston City Council voted unanimously to opt in to allowing retail cannabis stores in the city, followed swiftly by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) naming those retail stores that won out in the ‘cannabis retail store lottery.’ Although we are still unsure whether or not

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City seeking public input on retail sales of cannabis

The City of Kingston has some decisions to make regarding the retail sales of cannabis, and is inviting feedback from residents on the subject. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 the Province of Ontario announced the regulations to be put in place which will allow for the sale of cannabis at

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Marijuana and your pets

Marijuana is now legal for you to use. For years, people have been lighting up and living in constant fear their stash would be discovered or worse, eaten by their pets. Behind all the new legalization is the potential medical benefits for people, but what about pets? No, I’m not

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Kingston receives first delivery from the Ontario Cannabis Store via Canada Post

As Canada settles into the second day of marijuana being legal in the country, Kingstonians are currently receiving their first deliveries from the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS). The first OCS delivery by Canada Post in Kingston was made today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at around 9:30 a.m. Packages arrived in

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Collins Bay Institution: lockdown of maximum security unit, over 160 grams of hash and marijuana seized at medium security unit

Several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items have been seized at the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution, and the Institution’s maximum security unit has been placed on lockdown, according to press releases from Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The seized packages were discovered “as the result of the vigilance

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