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Details about Ontarios plan to sell and distribute pot once its legalized

TORONTO — The federal government has told provinces to devise their own systems for the sale, distribution and usage of marijuana when it becomes legal next summer. On Friday, Ontario outlined its plan. Here are the details:— The approach is modelled on the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, which regulates the sale of alcohol throughout the province— The proposed minimum age to use, purchase and possess recreational cannabis in Ontario will be 19, the same as the current minimum age for alcohol— The use of recreational marijuana will be prohibited in public places and workplaces— The LCBO will oversee the legal retail of cannabis in Ontario through new stand-alone cannabis stores and an online order service.— LCBO stores selling cannabis won’t be selling alcohol— Approximately 150 stand-alone stores will be opened by 2020, including 40 in July 2018, servicing all regions of the province.— Online distribution will be available across Ontario from July 2018 onward through a site run by the LCBO— Cannabis dispensaries currently operating are illegal and will be shut down with the help of police and municipalities— Police will confiscate small amounts of cannabis from people under the age of 19, but the focus will be on prevention and harm reduction, nor criminal prosecution.— Pricing and taxation decisions will come at a later date— Legislation regulating the control of marijuana will be introduced in the fall read more

Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are unacceptable

Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are ‘unacceptable’ by The Associated Press Posted Jul 17, 2017 6:05 am MDT Last Updated Jul 17, 2017 at 11:20 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NEW YORK, N.Y. – Delta Air Lines has pushed back at Ann Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment.Coulter began tweeting about the episode Saturday in which she said the airline gave away an “extra room seat” she reserved before a flight from New York to Florida departed. Coulter had booked an aisle seat, but got a window seat.She joked that Delta hires people who seek to be prison guards, animal handlers or East German police. She also tweeted a photo of a woman she said took the seat she booked and labeled her “dachshund-legged.”Delta responded to Coulter on Twitter on Sunday night that it was refunding her the extra $30 she paid for her preferred seat. It added that “your insults about our other customers and employees are unacceptable and unnecessary.” In a separate statement on its website, the company called Coulter’s comments “derogatory and slanderous.”Coulter was moved to a window seat at the time of boarding as the airline was “working to accommodate several passengers with seating requests,” Delta said in the statement. Delta said that during some confusion over the assignments, a flight attendant asked everyone to move to the seats listed on their tickets. Coulter and the other passengers complied, according to the airline, and the flight departed.Coulter continued her online rant against Delta on Monday. FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2012, file photo, Ann Coulter gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Delta pushed back at Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment for a July 15, 2017, flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) read more