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ON THE COVER (Oct. 2019)

October 17th, 2019 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (Oct. 2019)

Juan Romero/Gleaner News

At right, Jeffrey Brodie tries to regain access to what he describes as his residence at 104 Harbord St. The location is know as CAFE, a popular illegal marijuana dispensary where the city has erected concrete barriers to its entrance way. Brodie recently lost his bid to get an Ontario court to order removal of the barrier. READ MORE HERE

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CHATTER: Brodie barred from 104 Harbord (Oct. 2019)

October 17th, 2019 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Brodie barred from 104 Harbord (Oct. 2019)

In July, the Gleaner reported that once again the illegal pot dispensary operating out of 104 Harbord Street just west of Spadina had been raided by police. Jeff Brodie who claimed to be a legal residential tenant of the premises was evicted because the building was being used as an illegal cannabis store. Police erected concrete barriers to the storefront making access for any purpose impossible.

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EDITORIAL: How not to manage the retail sale of pot (Sept. 2019)

October 8th, 2019 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: How not to manage the retail sale of pot (Sept. 2019)

Just ask Doug Ford. Ford lost $42 million selling pot last year. Then he botched the roll-out of retail licences so badly that it is now under judicial review. Illegal pot is widely available and is in fact necessary to satisfy the market demand that the province has failed to meet.

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Legendary hangout Dooney’s returns to Annex

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Michael Radoslav

Signage has begun to change over at the Annex Live. Photo by Michael Radoslav/GLEANER NEWS

After a three year hiatus, a legendary Annex hangout is reborn. Dooney’s Café, a once popular destination for artists and politicians in Toronto has returned, replacing the Annex Live.

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Tags: Food