Pennsylvania could have numerous hemp fields after legalization

The Lancaster County’s fertile fields could yet again blossomwith hemp, if the government’s legalization of the plant—which was banned in 1937 due to its similarities with marijuana—materializes this year. “We want to see people from all over Pennsylvania planting hemp, doing trials and testing varieties to see what grows best in different parts of the state,” said Erica McBride, e [...]

27 January 2018

China rule change causes an increase in garbage on P.E.I.

China announced in July 2017 that it would no longer accept most recyclables from abroad, and P.E.I's Island Waste Management's stockpile of plastic recyclables has grown to over 100 tones since then. CEO of Island Waste Management, Gerry Moore, said that the new rule had made jurisdictions across North America battle to find alternative solutions. "It's not only Prince Edward Island, [...]

22 January 2018

Cabinet shuffle indicates early election on P.E.I., says political scientist

UPEI political scientist, Don Desserud, has said that Islanders should start expecting an early election—even as early as this fall. "This is what all the signs are pointing for," Desserud told CBC on Thursday, Jan. 11. "I don't think that the government has decided they're going to go to an early election, but I think they're getting ready to make sure if the stars line up correctly [...]

22 January 2018