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January 4, 2019

The recent spike in thefts at various LCBO locations has Warren 'Smokey' Thomas — president of OPSEU — calling for the government to meet and implement further security measures at store locations. "The LCBO is making some progress, but in my mind, not enough," Thomas said.

December 21, 2018

Toronto – As experts raise alarm bells about the accelerating growth of the cannabis criminal market, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is renewing his call for municipalities to opt out of Premier Doug Ford’s reckless privatized cannabis scheme.

October 12, 2018

Speaking as a featured guest on the John Oakley Show, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas called out Premier Doug Ford for not giving towns and cities the option to choose a responsible public cannabis store like the LCBO.

October 11, 2018

A new poll shows that the people of Ontario are worried about what will happen when cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17. Will our kids and grandkids get hurt? Will our communities be safe?

August 31, 2018

Toronto – In a Labour Day message to union members and the public, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the union is bigger and stronger than it’s ever been and is prepared to challenge the new Conservative government and some of its reckless decisions.