Jukasa News Update – Wednesday, June 10, 2020
People in Ontario spent nearly $20 million on cannabis
vapes, topicals, concentrates and edibles in the first three months the products were on the legal market.
The province’s pot distributor, the Ontario Cannabis Store, said vapes were the most popular of the new products, with $14.8 million worth sold in their first three months.
Edibles totalled $3.8 million, beverages reached $410,000, topicals hit $40,000 and concentrates amounted to $300,000.
Six Nations Elected Councillors mulled over when to begin removing barricades and remove traffic restrictions into the community during Tuesday’s General Council meeting.
The 13 week blockade were put in place as a way to combat community spread of the coronavirus.
Now community residents and businesses say they are frustrated with the impacts the blockades are having on their lives and finances.
Council members said a possible gradual removal of the blockades was being considered to start June 15th.
A heat warning is in effect for most of Southern Ontario Wednesday as a tropical air mass passes through.
Temperatures are expected to soar into the high 30’s and with the humidity could feel as high as 40.
Brant and Six Nations both issued heat warnings and are reminding residents to stay hydrated, exercise caution if working outside and check on elderly family members.
Police are reminding the public to be aware of pool safety after a two year old child was pulled from a backyard inflatable pool unresponsive.
The child fell was rescuciated at the scene and taken to hospital for observation.
Police say to make sure pools have child safe enclosures, ensure children are never left unattended near pools or ponds – and that caregivers should remain sober, with appropriate poolside rescue tools nearby.