Episode 4: Flinging fear and stigma

Published on January 27, 2021 by oz. staff

City councillor Scott Anderson suggests legal cannabis stores will sell counterfeit weed.

An Okanagan politician suggests licensed cannabis stores will bootleg illicit weed to gain an advantage. PLUS, The Valens Company expands its footprint by buying an edibles company. AND, we review Simply Bare’s BC Organic Apple Toffee.


Simply Bare is on the pricey side, but we decided to treat ourselves to see for ourselves if it’s as good as people say.

Keep an eye out for our video review to drop on the By The Ounce Youtube channel.

There are all kind of ridiculous assertions coming out of Vernon about cannabis stores.

Two more cannabis stores are applying to open in the North Okanagan city, and that has brought the misinformation out of the woodwork.

Critics are flinging their favourite types of ammo — fear and stigma.

One of the most baseless assertions came from a city councillor.

In the news…

  • Martha Stewart wants your pets to have cannabis
  • The most potent pot topicals yet are coming
  • The Valens Company buys an edibles maker