NS has announced how it will handle weed when it becomes legal next year: it’ll be sold online & at the NSLC; legal age for purchase will be 19; you’ll be allowed to have up to 30 grams for personal consumption and grow up to four plants per household.
The City of Halifax has voted yes to a motion that would look at banning plastic bags in the province. This is because we used to sell them to China where they would then be recycled; China isn’t taking them anymore now and Nova Scotia has a ban on plastic bags going to landfills. Every year, Nova Scotians use up to 500 million bags and researchers have said that by 20-50 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.
Drake’s “More Life” has been named Apple’s Top Music Album of 2017. Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” won Top Song of 2017 and Disney’s “Moana” took home the title of Top Movie. “Game of Thrones” was the top television show on iTunes.
“Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner has confirmed the wait for the show’s final season will be longer than expected: 2019. But she’s going to be keeping busy until then: In addition to “Game of Thrones”, Turner will star in “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” – which is out November 2018. She’ll also likely be busy planning her wedding to Joe Jonas.
An unidentified man in California is being hailed as a hero after he was caught on camera rescuing a bunny from the raging fires around L.A. The man reportedly declined an on-camera interview after his act of bravery, but that didn’t stop Twitter from praising his courage after the video’s release. One Twitter user wrote,”If you need your faith in humanity restored, just watch this video.”
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) December 7, 2017
And that’s your Fast Five!