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Government to allow private enterprise to sell cannabis

Private enterprise will be able to sell cannabis in Alberta, but online sales will be under government control, the government announced Thursday.

Following months of public engagement, the province is moving forward with legislation it says would manage legalized cannabis in Alberta with health and safety top of mind. […]

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Infectious syphilis and gonorrhea on the rise in Alberta

In the face of what the government calls continued outbreak levels of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea, Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services (AHS) are working together to raise awareness about the importance of safe-sex practices and regular STI testing. That awareness includes continued universal syphilis screening for all pregnant women. […]