Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

Did you buy it? City looking to get into marijuana business

Did you buy it? City looking to get into marijuana business

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 | 6:41 am

Okay, okay. It’s our little April Fools Day joke: A new report being embraced by the city suggests Kelowna act now and get into the medical marijuana industry that is sure to grow with an aging population. Will the city take the approach further?

Judge feels ‘legally obliged’ to send marijuana grower to jail

Judge feels ‘legally obliged’ to send marijuana grower to jail

Friday, February 19th, 2010 | 6:32 pm

Operator of 492-plant grow-op in Kelowna sentenced to 15 months behind bars.

Judge asked to send a message with jail time for marijuana grower

Judge asked to send a message with jail time for marijuana grower

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 | 4:57 pm

But lawyer for convicted pot farmer points out that sentences of house arrest are actually the norm in most cases.

Cops seize 1,544 pot plants from West Kelowna home

Cops seize 1,544 pot plants from West Kelowna home

Friday, January 22nd, 2010 | 9:25 am

Warrant executed Thursday at home on Guidi Road.

Biggie-sized grow-op bust back in Kelowna court

Biggie-sized grow-op bust back in Kelowna court

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 | 11:30 am

Five men were charged in 2008 after a raid near Beaverdell that netted 5,100 marijuana plants.

Grow show busted in central Kelowna

Grow show busted in central Kelowna

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009 | 12:39 pm

Cops seize 167 plants from a home on Borden Avenue.

Grow-ops and drug labs target of new bylaw considered by council

Grow-ops and drug labs target of new bylaw considered by council

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 | 5:38 pm

If passed, bylaw would carry fines of between $5,000 and $10,000.

Pot grower sentenced to house arrest

Pot grower sentenced to house arrest

Thursday, October 8th, 2009 | 2:35 pm

‘Semi-professional” grow operation in Mission area featured 815 plants and an electrical bypass.

Extradition of Marc Emery: Justice served or one more shot in a ridiculous war on marijuana? Join the debate

Extradition of Marc Emery: Justice served or one more shot in a ridiculous war on marijuana? Join the debate

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 | 1:39 pm

The Prince of Pot is likely the most flamboyant pot-smoker in Canada. Should he and others like him be prosecuted when other more dangerous drugs are legal?

Kelowna grow-op was a ‘doomed enterprise:’ defence lawyer

Friday, July 24th, 2009 | 7:49 am

Grower gets house arrest for “unsophisticated” 140-plant operation.