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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Cannabis banking reform secures landmark US Senate panel hearing (Marijuana Business Daily) // 235,000 Michiganders could have marijuana record cleared under new bill (Detroit Free Press) // In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal (Leafly) Today’s headlines are […]

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Health Canada Revokes Licences of B.C. Cannabis Producer Agrima

Company under creditor protection as Health Canada finds ‘unauthorized activities’. B.C. cannabis producer Agrima Botanicals Corp. has had its licences revoked by Health Canada, months after the company disclosed the regulator’s finding that “unauthorized activities” with pot took place at the firm. Agrima is now listed on Health Canada’s website of licensed producers with the […]

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Aurora Cannabis Gets Licences for Two Outdoor Growing Facilities

Edmonton-based Aurora Cannabis has received a processing licence from Health Canada for its Aurora Air facility located near the Edmonton International Airport and two outdoor cultivation licences for sites in Quebec and British Columbia, the company announced Monday. “Our team plans to use these areas to ensure we are able to consistently grow the high-quality […]

What to Do With Disappointing Weed

Mids become magic with these practical tips for transforming bad strains into good—or at least better—experiences. The post What to Do With Disappointing Weed appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Devon Scoble Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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A Walk Through the Cannabis Stock Graveyard

As one who has followed the cannabis sector closely for over six years, I have seen lots of ups and downs for its publicly-traded stocks. Investors today have, in my view, the opportunity to own some companies that have bright futures, but that wasn’t so much the case even three years ago, when most retail […]

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P.E.I. Loses Nearly $500k in First 6 Months of Cannabis Sales

The Prince Edward Island Cannabis Management Corporation lost $483,000 during its first six months of legal cannabis sales. But factoring in P.E.I.’s estimated $546,000 share of a new federal/provincial cannabis tax over the same period, the province managed to come out slightly ahead. According to figures provided by the P.E.I. Department of Finance, the province […]

Decarboxylation 101: How to Decarb by Sous Vide

If you’re decarbing on the regular, you might want to consider this ‘fool-proof’ method. The post Decarboxylation 101: How to Decarb by Sous Vide appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Alex Goodall Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Prairie Records Dispensary Chain: Hitting the High Notes

Prairie Records provides an experience unlike anything else in retail cannabis. The flagship store in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan—one of three in a chain—revels in the dynamic relationship between cannabis and music, mixing an atmosphere of sophisticated modernity with elements of a jazzy basement. The “Top Hits” wall shows off featured cannabis products, and listening booths offer […]

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Why Aurora Cannabis Could Become the King of Hemp CBD

Canopy Growth made waves with the announcement in January that it’s building a large-scale hemp production facility in New York State. The company expects to have hemp cannabidiol (CBD) products on the market by the end of this year. Tilray jumped head first into the hemp market soon after Canopy’s announcement with its acquisition of […]

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Alberta Government Collects $30M from Cannabis Tax Since Legalization

The Alberta government raked in $30 million in taxes from cannabis in the first six months of marijuana legalization. According to the province’s fiscal year-end statement, the tax revenue from cannabis collected by the government is $4 million higher than originally expected. Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) generated nearly $77 million in cannabis sales […]

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Cannabis Banned at First Calgary Stampede Since Legalization

Canada’s Calgary Stampede, known as the country’s biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis in the first year that legislators made the drug legal nationwide. The Stampede, which started on Thursday and runs through July 14, draws tourists from around the world for its rodeo and chuckwagon races, but much of […]

Get ready — 50 new Ontario cannabis stores opening soon

The Ontario government announced on Wednesday it is moving forward with the next phase of cannabis legalization with plans to … Continue Reading The post Get ready — 50 new Ontario cannabis stores opening soon appeared first on Greencamp. Go to Source Author: Eric Stober Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Yellowknife Chef Becomes Nationally Certified Cannabis Sommelier

Robin Wasicuna hopes to develop recipes for multi-course gourmet meals containing cannabis. A Yellowknife chef says he’s the first nationally certified cannabis sommelier in the N.W.T. Robin Wasicuna recently completed a two-level course on the subject and said he wanted to learn more as the sale of edible cannabis products will be legal in Canada […]

Use of cannabis in B.C. expectedly higher than the rest of Canada

British Columbia has long been Canada’s go-to place for good weed, so it’s not surprising that the province has more … Continue Reading The post Use of cannabis in B.C. expectedly higher than the rest of Canada appeared first on Greencamp. Go to Source Author: Alex Trpkovich Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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B.C. Has the Highest Use of Cannabis in the Country

B.C is no stranger to cannabis and a new UN report says the province is smoking more than any other province. The numbers don’t come as a surprise for people out on the street in Vancouver today. “That’s sort of the perception and stereotype in B.C., we think of as the home of cannabis consumption […]

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What Mohawks Can Teach Us About Cannabis

Robert Tehonikonrathe, aka Fisher, was smiling. It’s a million-dollar smile, the smile of a winner. The gregarious Tehonikonrathe was recently asked: Are the Mohawks arch-capitalists? “We’re the most capitalistic people in the world,” he told The Toronto Sun, laughing. – Read the entire article at Toronto Sun. Go to Source Author: Brad Hunter, Toronto Sun […]

The Week in Weed: June 28, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Our first big story is legalization in Illinois.  The law takes effect on January 1, 2020.  That makes 11 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized recreational cannabis. If you’re wondering why Illinois has succeeded where […]

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Ontario ombudsman got over 2,000 complains about Ontario Cannabis Store since it opened

Ontario’s ombudsman received more complaints about the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) than any other government organization in the past fiscal year — 2,411 complaints to be exact. Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dube released his annual report on Tuesday. Dube detailed that complaints revolved around delivery delays, a lack of communication with customer service that was “unhelpful […]

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Sales of cannabis doubled in Ontario since the retail rollout

Prior to rolling out cannabis retail stores, Ontario was struggling to achieve significant revenues only through online stores. Things are starting to look better for the Ontario cannabis industry as the provincial retail stores finally opened and are making massive revenues. According to Statistics Canada, Ontario and British Columbia were, ironically, two of the worst […]

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Canopy Growth is done buying smaller pot producers, CEO Bruce Linton says (Financial Post) // Analysis: Breaking Down Congress’s Vote To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Enforcement (Marijuana Moment) // Clampdown: Nikki Fried promises CBD products enforcement soon (Florida […]

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Hempfest Expo Has Saskatoon Residents Curious for Cannabis

The second annual HempFest Cannabis Expo was held at Prairieland Park over the weekend and weed enthusiasts came out for the opportunity to expand their knowledge on the product. It’s a chance for residents to experience roughly 45 vendors and ask questions about cannabis, following the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada last October. “It’s […]

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Monday, June 24, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, June 24, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Oregon Is Now the First State That Can Export Weed (Merry Jane) // Federal Transportation Official Says Marijuana Consumers Think They Drive Better While High (Marijuana Moment) // Canopy Growth Sales Decline In Fourth Quarter, Misses Estimates (Green Market Report) […]

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Cannabis Acceptance Will Increase With Rollout of New Products

Health Canada recently released new regulations which set the stage for the next wave of cannabis legalization. Starting late this year, regulations will permit various new forms for the consumption of cannabis such as edibles, drinkables, topicals, and vape pens, moving the industry towards more consumer-packaged goods and away from our current limited legal offerings. […]

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Canada passes law to speed up cannabis possession pardons

Canada passed a bill to help make it quicker to issue pardons for those convicted of petty cannabis possessions. Bill C-93 passed its third reading in the Senate on Wednesday evening without any amendments, and will now move to royal assent, the last step to becoming a law in Canada. Those convicted for possessing less […]

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, June 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New York’s Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Dead (Leafly) // Canopy Acreage shareholder vote: What you need to know about this marijuana megamerger (Marijuana Business Daily) // Cannabis Education Company Green Flower Media Closes $20 Million Series A Financing (New […]

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Guidelines for Canada’s Cannabis Edibles Tight, but Also Vague

Single-serving products will be limited to 10 milligrams of THC, the psychoactive drug in cannabis. Legal edible cannabis products coming to retail stores later this year may not be recognizable to consumers who have enjoyed brightly packaged high-potency products from the grey market. Ottawa’s approach to legalization is decidedly not the disco reggae dance party […]

Why You Won’t See Infused Ice Cream in Canada Any Time Soon

Regulations are restricting the sale of perishables in Canada, however, the industry is looking to get creative with their edible offerings. The post Why You Won’t See Infused Ice Cream in Canada Any Time Soon appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Randi Druzin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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P.E.I. Company Expanding Quickly to Supply Cannabis Edibles

‘We’re hiring more production supervision, packaging people, logistics’. With the federal government laying out the timetable for the legalization of cannabis edibles and topicals, a P.E.I. company is moving quickly to take a piece of the market. That market is estimated to be worth $2.7 billion, and Charlottetown-based Dosecann has been at work preparing for […]

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Monday, June 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, June 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New York Lawmakers Might Actually Vote On Marijuana Legalization This Week (Marijuana Moment) // Canada to allow the sale of cannabis edibles late this year (Washington Post (AP)) // Adjusted pot rule would relax residency requirements for marijuana companies (Portland […]

Canada’s edibles receive final rules

“We’re not taking our eye off the important public policy goals of protecting the health and safety of Canadians.” Canada’s final regulations on next-generation cannabis products will include new provisions to prohibit associating cannabis products with tobacco or alcohol products, allow multiple cannabis-infused offerings to be packaged together, and will limit how cannabis can be […]

Legal Edibles Delayed for Months

If you’ve eagerly been looking forward to the legalization of cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals, we’ve got some very bad news. It looks like you’re going to be waiting well-past October 17, 2019- the day the federal government promised to legalize edibles, which is also exactly one year to the day that Canada legalized recreational […]

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Cannabis Edibles Available for Sale Legally in Mid-December

Health Canada will unveil details about rollout today. New cannabis products — like edibles, beverages, topicals and extracts — will be for sale legally in Canada in mid-December. Regulations will come into effect on Oct. 17, and the products will be available two months later, Radio-Canada has learned. Details on the final regulations and timeline […]

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Choom Cannabis Store to Open Saturday at Niagara Square

Cannabis survey indicative of ‘buzz in the market place’: Falls store owner. With a Choom Cannabis Co. store set to open in Niagara Falls Saturday, the owner says a recent national survey is indicative of the “buzz in the market place” when it comes to the “positive effects of cannabis and CBD (cannabidiol).” A Statistics […]

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Thursday, June 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, June 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Colorado Weed Revenue Surpasses $1 Billion (Rolling Stone) // In Landmark Ruling, Cali Court Says It’s Legal for Prisoners to Possess Cannabis (Merry Jane) // Federal agents return $250K seized from licensed CA marijuana distributor (Marijuana Business Daily) These headlines […]

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Ontario Cannabis Store issues call for edible, topical products

The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) put a call out for edible and topical cannabis products Sunday as Canada’s cannabis industry gears up for a new wave of legalization in the fall. The call asked for product submissions for edibles, beverages, topicals, and extracts, saying that these new products will be available online through OCS.ca and […]

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Congressional Committee Advances Psychedelics Amendment But Blocks Marijuana Proposal (Marijuana Moment) // CBD company Green Growth Brands is taking over malls, to open 70 shops in Brookfield deal (CNBC) // Marijuana Dispensary Says It Would Be Stifled By Proposal Requiring […]

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Piece of Cannabis Pie Coming to Sarnia

The latest cannabis company in Southwestern Ontario might be setting up shop south of London, but its research will be done in Sarnia. Motif Labs is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Ian Haase and Mario Naric, a former Western University director and a one-time engineer at Imperial Oil respectively. They’ll work with staff and students at […]

Eaze Cannabis Delivery Sued for Unfair Advantage, Card Sales

SAN FRANCISCO – Cannabis brand distributor Herban Industries on Tuesday filed a complaint in San Francisco Superior Court charging cannabis delivery platform Eaze with “unfair advantage.” Herban Industries has accused Eaze of wielding unfair advantage over other cannabis vendors by allegedly accepting credit card payment, in violation of federal and California law. The suit also […]

Spiritleaf’s Emotion-Driven Model Is Franchising Its Way Across Canada

Calgary, Canada-based dispensary chain Spiritleaf aims to franchise nationwide. With eight locations open in Alberta, Ontario, and Saskatchewan and another thirty-six expected to open soon in those provinces plus British Columbia and Manitoba, the company is well on its way to achieving its goal. All stores celebrate Canada, from the country’s unique spirit to its […]

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Friday, June 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, June 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Bipartisan Marijuana Banking Bill Quietly Advances In House As Floor Vote Approaches (Marijuana Moment) // New Mexico adds opioid use to conditions for medical pot (CT Post (AP)) // Cannabis oil firm PharmaCielo to buy Australia’s Creso Pharma for roughly […]

Vancouver is getting rid of its remaining illegal dispensaries

Vancouver is very close to shutting down the last nine cannabis dispensaries after Appeals Court rejected their request to postpone closure. Vancouver has been struggling to get the legal cannabis system on its feet, and a big part of that is a lack of licensed stores. There are fewer than 20 licensed stores in all […]

It’s a Cannabis Store in a Box with POPCANNs

TORONTO – Canadian modular construction company POPCANN has announced its line of prefabricated cannabis retail store structures created from repurposed shipping containers. The POPCANN is designed for rapid set-up and deployment, with use in remote permanent locations and even as temporary retail pop-up stores for events. “Our mandate is to ensure legal cannabis is made […]

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Thursday, June 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, June 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Presidential Candidate Gillibrand Unveils Wide-Ranging Marijuana Legalization Plan (Marijuana Moment) // Marijuana legalization bill clears Delaware House committee (WHYY) // GTI Closes $290 Million Essence Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures) Today’s headlines are brought to you by our friends over at […]

Commercial Cannabis Producers: Market Highs Going Up in Smoke

A market correction is coming. Canada’s commercial cannabis producers are not atypical. They will not be exempt. Their market highs are going up in smoke. One way to demonstrate this fact is through the Cyclically Adjusted Price-to-Earnings ratio or “CAPE” for short. This ratio refers to how much one is willing to pay for shares […]

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Bipartisan Governors Team Up To Demand Federal Marijuana Reform (Marijuana Moment) // Congressional Report Raises Questions About Whether Marijuana Impairs Driving (Marijuana Moment) // Weed CEO Backtracks After Repeating Claim About Fentanyl-Laced Weed On Fox (Vice) Today’s headlines are brought […]

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Monday, June 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, June 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Illinois Lawmakers Send Marijuana Legalization Bill To Governor’s Desk (Marijuana Moment) // Deloitte: Canada on verge of CA$2.7 billion infused cannabis market (Marijuana Business Daily) // Key Takeaways From FDA’s Historic CBD Regulations Meeting (Marijuana Moment) These headlines are brought […]

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Should teens ditch the dutchie? A new study suggests yes

A new study by the Université of Montréal shows that cannabis can harm teenage cognitive development. During a convention run by the Canadian Association of Neuroscience in Toronto from May 22 to 25, Dr. Patricia Conrod and her colleagues presented their findings from a four-year-long study on the alcohol and cannabis use of 4,000 teens […]

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill (Marijuana Moment) // Colorado Governor Signs Bills To Allow Marijuana Home Delivery And Tasting Rooms (Marijuana Moment) // Google Play Store bans in-app marijuana delivery (CNet) These headlines are brought to you by our […]

Cannabis studies in Canada: Is there a stigma?

With a rapidly growing job market, university programs focused on the cannabis industry are popping up across Canada. Do university faculty or students hold any reservations? “I was scared of what my parents are going to say,” said Defne Ismail, a recent biochemistry university graduate specializing in cannabis at the University of Quebec in Trois […]

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Canada’s Largest Outdoor Cannabis Farm Ready for Growth

After receiving the greenlight from Health Canada, preparations are underway in southern Ontario for what will soon be Canada’s largest legal outdoor cannabis farm. Located on 100 acres of land in Brant County, just west of Hamilton, Ont., 48North’s farm is about to be home to 250,000 marijuana plants. The company already operates two indoor […]

The Future of Cannabis Consumption

Recreational cannabis consumption is legal in 10 states in the United States as well as all across Canada for adults of a certain age. However, unlike other recreational choices like alcohol, in many places, there is no place for adults to socially consume cannabis together. This leaves tourists high and dry when it comes to […]

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Gov. Reynolds vetoes bill that would have expanded medical marijuana program (We Are Iowa) // Cannabis oversupply in Canada may be closer than some expect,’ bank warns (Marijuana Business Daily) // ‘Not really if it’s when’: Mass. marijuana pesticide ban […]

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Why Canadian border cannabis seizures have more than tripled.

The number of cannabis seizures at approximately 1200 location entry points at the Canadian border has more than tripled. A recent report from Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) shows an increase from half a million grams of cannabis being seized during the 2017-2018 fiscal year to more than 1.7 million grams the following year. CBSA […]

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, May 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // CA Senate votes to allow banks credit unions to accept marijuana retailer deposits (Marijuana Business Daily (AP)) // Exclusive: Facebook will not allow marijuana sales on its platform (Market Watch) // Canopy Growth Buys Global Skincare Company This Works for […]

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Pot Shop Cuts Hours Because It Can’t Get Enough Cannabis

Store can only order 25 kilograms per week. An Ottawa pot shop is being forced to significantly reduce its hours because it’s consistently running out of cannabis and says the province won’t allow it to increase its order. The Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store on Bank Street, which was operating seven days a week for 14 […]

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Monday, May 20, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, May 20, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Jared Polis Picks Ean Seeb to Lead (Denver Westword) // Legalization Gave Police Time to Fight Real Crime (Leafly) // How legalization changed Humboldt County weed (New Yorker) These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one of the leading […]

Good Buds Awarded Outdoor Cultivation License

Good Buds is leading the way to reduce both growing costs and carbon footprint May 13, 2019 (Salt Spring Island, BC) – Good Buds Company Inc. (“Good Buds” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an outdoor cultivation license at the Company’s licensed Salt Spring Island (“SSI”) property. The license […]

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20-year-old B.C. Woman Acquires Cannabis Shop Licence

Amidst the griping and gnashing of teeth that is the red tape of the legal cannabis industry in B.C., a young entrepreneur in a small town seems to be bucking the trend. Julia Middlebrook was granted a province of B.C. recreational cannabis sale licence on April 30, the 22nd licence of its kind to be […]

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Friday, May 17, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, May 17, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Massachusetts is moving forward with marijuana cafes. Here’s what they would look like. (Boston.com // Massachusetts marijuana regulators scrutinizing proposed acquisitions (Mass Live) // Booker Bill Would Protect Students With Drug Convictions From Losing Federal College Aid (Marijuana Moment) These […]

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Get Hands-On With Cannabis in These Weedy Workshops

Vancouver cannabis hub Blyssful Alchemy hosts educational seminars for curious consumers. When you enter Blyssful Alchemy—Siobhan McCarthy’s Vancouver studio—a pot of cannabis infused chai tea simmers on the stove, cloves and anise bobbing on the surface. The whole place is rich with spicy, warm aromas. Along the wall, shelves are brimming with herbs, essential oils, […]

Edibles Unlikely to Launch in Canadian Market Until 2020

The Canadian government is set to legalize edibles by Oct. 17 but don’t expect an automatic unveiling on store shelves the next day. The post Edibles Unlikely to Launch in Canadian Market Until 2020 appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Jesse B. Staniforth Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New Jersey Voters to Decide Cannabis Legalization Next Year (Leafly (AP)) // Oregon Senate Votes To Legalize Interstate Marijuana Imports And Exports (Marijuana Moment) // Opportunity Zone Tax Breaks for Weed Businesses? Mnuchin Says No (Bloomberg Tax) Today’s headlines are […]

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Quebec Backpedals on Plan to Ban Public Cannabis Smoking

Province still raising age of consumption from 18 to 21 with Bill 2. The Quebec government is backing away from its plan to ban cannabis users from lighting up in parks and other public spaces, Radio-Canada has learned. Premier François Legault originally vowed to tighten restrictions on cannabis sales and consumption, making the proposed changes […]

Vets Lobby to Expand Canadian Cannabis Laws to Include Pets

Veterinarians want to prescribe medical cannabis to their pet patients, helping owners navigate health issues and improve quality of life. The post Vets Lobby to Expand Canadian Cannabis Laws to Include Pets appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Canadian Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Medicinal Cannabis User Evicted From Smoke-Free N.S. Apartment

A Dartmouth, N.S., man with a physical disability is fighting for the right to smoke medicinal pot in a smoke-free apartment, as he takes his battle to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. Philip Bennett, 57, was evicted from his apartment on Friday after losing several legal challenges at the provincial Residential Tenancies Board and small […]

Female Forward: Periods, Hormones and THC

Female hormones are always in flux. Learn how THC in the bloodstream effects the female menstrual cycle during different phases. The post Female Forward: Periods, Hormones and THC appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Katarina Kostovic Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Health Canada ups requirement for cannabis license to cut wait times

Health Canada announced Wednesday new requirements for those applying for a license to grow cannabis in Canada to speed along the application process. The agency said in a statement that effective immediately, new applicants looking to cultivate, process or sell cannabis for medical purposes must have a fully built facility before they apply. Previously, applicants […]

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Former Yonge St. HMV Reinvented as a Pot Shop

For Blaine Barber it was a blast from his past, a chance to revisit the former Yonge St. HMV store where he had purchased hundreds of records. But this time he walked out of the same address with a different type of product: the kind he can smoke. “I thought it was going to be […]

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // China Cashes In on the Cannabis Boom (New York Times) // CBD shortage: Retailers struggle to keep cannabis extract on shelves (CTV News) // Curaleaf Enters Ohio Medical Cannabis Market With $20 Million Acquisition (New Cannabis Ventures) These headlines are […]

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Monday, May 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, May 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Illinois Lawmakers Release Marijuana Legalization Details (Marijuana Moment) // The First Arkansas Medical Marijuana Dispensary Just Got Its License (Leafly) // Ohio could be 1st state to allow medical marijuana for depression, insomnia (Cincinnati Enquirer) These headlines are brought to […]

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Cannabis Retailer Launches Series of Educational Seminars

Navigating the world of legalized marijuana can be complex for new users and longtime consumers alike. From dozens of different strains and new ways to consume cannabis to the web of rules regulating for the nascent industry, it can be overwhelming. Now, London’s first retail cannabis store is launching a seminar series to school the […]

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Friday, May 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, May 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Canopy Growth Buys German Synthetic THC Maker for C$343 Million (New Cannabis Ventures) // Michigan says caregivers can no longer sell surplus marijuana to provisioning centers (Michigan Radio) // Bill To Legalize Marijuana Sales Approved By Vermont House Committee (Marijuana […]

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Ontario Cannabis Distributor Cancels Tender for Same-Day Pot Deliveries

Cancellation notice was posted Friday on the Ontario government’s tender portal. Ontario’s government-run cannabis distributor has cancelled its tender for couriers to make same-day pot deliveries. The provincial corporation tasked with the online sale and distribution of recreational cannabis posted a cancellation notice on Friday via the Ontario government’s tender portal. The Ontario Cannabis Retail […]

KISS Co-founder Gene Simmons Debuts CBD-Infused Soda Line

Monster marketer and bonafide rock and roll legend Gene Simmons and Canadian cannabis conglomerate Invictus have announced Gene Simmons’ CBD-Infused MoneyBag™ Sodas. Simmons and Invictus partnered last year to develop licensing and product opportunities. “Based on his successes on and off the stage, we initially approached Gene to become ‘Chief Evangelist Officer’ of Invictus, but […]

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Monday, April 29, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, April 29, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Home delivery of marijuana could start in Massachusetts this year (Boston Globe) // ‘Getting Worse, Not Better’: Illegal Pot Market Booming in California Despite Legalization (New York Times) // Cresco Labs Files $500 Million Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus (New Cannabis […]

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Hamilton’s Second Licensed Cannabis Store Opens for Business

Hamilton’s second licensed cannabis store is open for business. The Hello Cannabis Store, located on Cootes Drive in Dundas, officially opened its doors to customers on Friday morning. Santino Coppolino, who was one of two Hamiltonians selected in the province’s cannabis retail lottery, said he’s excited to work with Hello Cannabis, which has run a […]

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Friday, April 26, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, April 26, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // As medical marijuana licensing board disbands chairman criticizes court intervention (Michigan Live) // Cannabis commission vows tight scrutiny of big marijuana firms – and harsh punishments for those that break license caps (Boston Globe) // In a first, Mass. cannabis […]

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Maine releases draft rules for its recreational marijuana market. Read them here. (Portland Press Herald) // Cannabis vaporizer company Pax Labs raises benchmark $420 million in funding (Marijuana Business Daily) // Marijuana Legalization Not Linked To Increased Traffic Deaths, Study […]

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Cannabis Package Recycling Rolled Out Canada-Wide

Cannabis users left with a mountain of waste from pot packaging can now drop it off at two London dispensaries to be recycled under a free program launched by Canada’s biggest marijuana company on Earth Day. Cannabis users left with a mountain of waste from pot packaging can now drop it off at two London […]

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Seth Rogen Joins Calls for Cannabis Amnesty in Canada

Actor Seth Rogen is joining calls for the Canadian government to expunge the criminal records of drug users who were convicted of simple pot possession. Rogen used this year’s 4/20 event to draw attention to the Cannabis Amnesty campaign, which wants the government to issue “blanket pardons” for the offence now that recreational marijuana has […]

4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday in Canada

We’re posting live updates all day long on 4/20, bringing you the biggest hits from across the map on cannabis’s high holiday. The post 4/20: Live Coverage of the 2019 Cannabis Holiday in Canada appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Leafly Canada Staff Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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10 Ways to Celebrate 420 in Toronto

Easter and Passover aren’t the only holidays being celebrated this weekend. Saturday marks Canada’s first legal 420 festivities. April 20 has long been touted the unofficial day to celebrate cannabis culture, but not many know why the day was chosen. According to TIME, the term 420 stemmed from a group of friends at San Rafael […]

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Cannabis 420 Festival Kicks Off in Downtown Windsor

The wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of dozens of people who kicked off the Epic 420 Festival in Windsor. The three day pro cannabis festival started after 12 p.m. Thursday at Charles Clark Square. Vendors from as far away as Toronto spent the afternoon setting up displays. – Read the entire article at CTV […]

The Week in Weed: April 19, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Beginning our coverage in Texas, the city of Dallas will no longer be prosecuting low-level first time cannabis offenders.  And any pending cases will be dismissed. Moving on to Georgia, we have an update on our earlier coverage.  […]

City Cannabis Co.: Smart and Hip

Because City Cannabis Co. would be one of the first fully legal cannabis boutiques in Vancouver, Canada, founder and Chief Executive Officer Krystian Wetulani knew he had to nail the concept and vibe right out of the gate. “City Cannabis Co. stores are designed to reflect Vancouver’s unique sense of place,” he said. “We blend […]

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, April 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Canopy Growth isn’t buying Acreage Holdings, it’s buying the right to buy Acreage Holdings (Market Watch) // Pot sales fell in February as producers hoard supply ahead of edibles launch (BNN Bloomberg) // Carl’s Jr.’s First CBD Burger Hits on […]

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London Cannabis Producer to Hire 240 for South-End Operation

Cannabis producer Beleave plans to hire 240 employees at its planned south London greenhouse and outdoor cultivation operation, the company’s chief executive says. London is very progressive in its view of this industryBill Panagiotakopoulos Beleave bought the former Heritage Garden Gallery greenhouse in September, paying $6.7 million for the 34-hectare property at 6867 Wellington Rd. […]

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Marijuana sales expected to double on April 20 (Boston Globe) // TerrAscend Sees 2019 Sales at $135 Million (New Cannabis Ventures) // Study Finds Marijuana Motivates People To Exercise Smashing Lazy Stoner Stereotype (Marijuana Moment) Today’s headlines are brought to […]

Cannabis growers in Ontario can now apply for agricultural grants

Cannabis growers in Ontario are now able to apply for various agricultural grants which will help them significantly cut down the production costs. It’s a good day for farmers all across Ontario, especially for those growing cannabis as their primary crop. Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced that cannabis growers in the province will now […]

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Monday, April 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, April 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Mass. marijuana industry in mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that (Boston Globe) // Maryland cannabis regulators tell dispensaries they need to open by Sept. 30 or else (Baltimore Sun) // Teagan Appleby to have confiscated […]

Retail cannabis stores are popping up across Ontario

Cannabis stores in Ontario are finally accepting customers, as retailers are opening stores one after another in an attempt to make up for the time lost since the start of April. Cannabis retailers in Ontario are finally on the verge of making millions as they started taking in customers in the last couple days. Prior […]

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Another Cannabis Giant Planting Roots in Leamington

The already bustling cannabis scene concentrated in Essex County’s southeastern corner is getting another major addition this spring with pot company PharmHouse Inc. set to begin growing medical marijuana at a new $150-million operation in Leamington. In anticipation of soon getting its final Health Canada approval to begin production, the company, affiliated with Canopy Growth, […]

The Best Cannabis in Canada According to Top Reviewers

These reviewers pull no punches when it comes to Canadian cannabis, so we asked them to name their fave strains and products, so far. The post The Best Cannabis in Canada According to Top Reviewers appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Amanda Scriver Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

Canada´s hot cannabis stocks – golden boom or bust ahead?

“It’s gotten so far so fast because there was so much hot money going into (cannabis) on a pure momentum play,” On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first “Group of 7” country to permit the use of recreational marijuana. Market watchers say this means either a golden era awaits Canada´s galloping cannabis startup stocks […]

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, April 9, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida dies without a hearing (Orlando Weekly) // UK Cops Will Stop Arresting People for Weed (Merry Jane) // In Massachusetts people of color are the first to get arrested for marijuana – and the […]

April Roundup: 6 Cannabis Brands Owned and Operated by Musicians

April is spring break, 420, and the start of festival season. So, this round up is dedicated to musicians that own and operate cannabis brands and businesses. Musicians and cannabis go together like chicken and waffles, it seems. In fact, a recent study published in medical review journal Frontiers in Neurology showed that painkillers were […]

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Thursday, April 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Thursday, April 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Florida Lawmakers Move to Limit Medical Marijuana Potency (Leafly (AP)) // Federal Reserve Bank Presidents Call For Marijuana Banking Clarity (Marijuana Moment) // Medical marijuana sales approved by Georgia Legislature (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, […]

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Corrections Department rescinds medical cannabis policy (Minnesota Lawyer) // Aurora Cannabis Files Preliminary Prospectus to Raise up to $750 Million (New Cannabis Ventures) // New York Governor Sets a New Date for Cannabis Legalization (Civilized) Today’s headlines are brought to […]

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Chicago’s Cresco Labs to buy marijuana distributor for $850 million as pot industry dealmaking heats up (Chicago Tribune) // Two More California Counties Will Use Tech To Expunge 54,000 Marijuana Convictions (Marijuana Moment) // ‘I’m here to buy pot’: First […]

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Who will get to sell cannabis in Vancouver and Victoria?

It’s not yet certain who will get to sell recreational cannabis in Vancouver and Victoria, as retailers wait for clearance from the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch. Many B.C. residents will have to put their plans to smoke recreational cannabis on hold, unless they’re growing their own. The Liquor Distribution Branch has received several licenses […]

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More Legal Cannabis Needed to Break Black Market: Province

But Health Canada pushes back against notion of a national cannabis shortage. Shutting down the marijuana black market will require more legal cannabis and more licensed producers, according to the provincial bureaucrat who works on Manitoba’s cannabis strategy. “Breaking the black market is a key aspect of legalization,” said Michael Legary, a senior project manager […]

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Why Do Canadians Hate to Buy Marijuana Online?

Quebec started legalization with only a dozen cannabis stores to serve the whole province — or one for every 700,000 people. So Quebecers who wanted to buy legal weed had a choice. They could try to use the few stores, lining up in the cold and sometimes travelling long distances. (Major centres like Gatineau and […]

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Seth Rogen Launching Houseplant, His Own Cannabis Brand

Pineapple Express star Seth Rogen and screenwriter Evan Goldberg have teamed up with Canopy Growth Corp. to launch a Toronto-based Canadian cannabis brand called Houseplant. The Vancouver-born actor and the Canadian screenwriter with whom Rogen collaborated on the stoner film co-founded the Toronto-based company along with “other great friends and colleagues.” “We have been working […]

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Monday, March 25, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, March 25, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Gotham Green to Invest $250 Million into MedMen (Merry Jane) // Decision day for New Jersey? $1.5 billion recreational cannabis market at stake (Marijuana Business Daily) // Here’s how the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Brookline went (Boston.com) […]

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Windsor Far Removed From Nearest Cannabis Retail Stores

Six months after Ottawa legalized the drug for recreational purposes, the first batch of cannabis retail stores in Ontario is set to open on April 1. But for Windsor marijuana consumers wanting to access a legal bricks-and-mortar outlet, it will be a four-hour round trip drive to London. And with only 25 stores set to […]

Canada to tax Cananbis Products Based on THC Content

Ottawa- Canadian authorities will be implementing a new system of assessing taxes on legal sales of cannabis edibles, topicals, and extracts. Instead of taxing cannabis by weight or quantity, Canadian officials have decided to tax certain cannabis products based on its THC concentration. Starting on May 1, an excise tax of $0.01 will be applied […]

The Data Whisperer: Listen to BDS Analytics Co-Founder Roy Bingham

When Roy Bingham launched BDS Analytics in 2015, he was a self-proclaimed cannabis novice. He grew up in rural England, where cannabis was both illegal and scarce. But what wasn’t scarce for Bingham was an obsession with data and numbers. Armed with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lancaster University, he spent years working with […]

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B.C. Approves First Legal Pot Shop in Victoria

Recreational cannabis sales are one step closer to reaching Victoria’s storefronts as one prospective retailer says it has now earned provincial approval to operate. The Original Farm retailer says the province has approved its application to open two stores at 1402 Douglas St. and 3055A Scott St. But before the stores can open their doors, […]

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What You Need to Know to Start a Legal Cannabis Grow-Op

N.W.T. man working to open cannabis processing facility; CBC examined what he’s up against. If Yellowknife’s Jordan Harker is successful in his quest to get a licence to produce cannabis, he’ll become one of the first people to enter the industry in the Northwest Territories, if not the entire North. CBC News looked into what […]

NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice

The study focused on CBD aims to help determine “the secret sauce” that can be used to treat pain and post-concussion neurological disorders. The post NHL Alumni Study Centres on CBD, Puts THC on Ice appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Randi Druzin Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Smokable medical marijuana now legal in Florida (Boston 25 News) // New Jersey legislature advances bill to legalize recreational marijuana (The Hill) // State judge: CCC lacks power over contents of local marijuana contracts (Boston Globe) Today’s headlines are brought […]

Ontario will get its first ever legal cannabis patio this summer

For the first time ever in Ontario, a legal cannabis “consumption” patio will be open to the public this summer. The Ontario Craft Beer Festival announced Tuesday that it will be collaborating with HotBox Cafe, a cannabis establishment in Toronto’s Kensington Market that opened in 2003, to open a cannabis patio, called POTio, at the […]

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Monday, March 18, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, March 18, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // SXSW Cannabis Headliner Draws Crowds and Protest (Leafly) // Gov. Charlie Baker pushes bill to crack down on marijuana-impaired drivers (Mass Live) // Trump White House Claims Executive Privilege Over Agency Memos on Marijuana Legalization (Reason) These headlines are brought […]

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Friday, March 15, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Friday, March 15, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // New Mexico bill to create state-run pot shops appears dead (Washington Post (AP)) // Lawmakers propose package of bills as discussion begins about legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut (Hartford Courant) // Medical marijuana ‘Unity Bill’ signed into law by Gov. […]

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Hello Cannabis: Hamilton Gets a Second Legal Pot Shop

Applicant for government-sanctioned marijuana retail outlet has reached public feedback stage of process. A second application for a legal marijuana retail outlet in Hamilton has reached the provincial government’s authorization stage. The prospective operator of Hello Cannabis Store hopes to open at 57 Cootes Dr., a small commercial plaza in Dundas. If approved, the west […]

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Alaska approves regulations for marijuana consumption in retail shops (Juneau Empire) // We Finally Know What’s in New Jersey’s Cannabis Legalization Bill (Leafly) // Events where cannabis is popular – like 4/20 – may now apply for a permit, SF […]

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Harvest Health sets cannabis industry standard with $850 million acquisition of multistate operator Verano (Marijuana Business Daily) // Black Lawmakers to Block Legalized Marijuana in N.Y. if Their Communities Don’t Benefit (New York Times) // Minnesota Senate Committee Kills Marijuana […]

A provincial lottery in January gave 25 people and companies the chance to apply for a cannabis store licence in Ontario.

Toronto’s First Brick-and-Mortar Cannabis Store Has Just Been Approved

In less than a month, Torontonians could be buying legal cannabis in-person. The Hunny Pot is one of three successful applicants for cannabis retail operator licenses in the city, and the first one to be approved, according to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, which hands out the licences. A provincial lottery in January […]

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Health Canada Suspends Licence of Winnipeg Cannabis Producer Bonify

Health Canada has suspended the sales licence of Winnipeg-based cannabis producer Bonify. The federal agency barred Bonify Medical Cannabis from selling cannabis on Monday due to safety and public health concerns. “The department found that Bonify Medical Cannabis was possessing, distributing and selling product that was purchased from an illegal source, and selling product that […]

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With CBD, Cannabis Wellness Market Goes Big

Before Melissa McCarthy stepped out on stage last week at the Academy Awards wearing a bunch of stuffed rabbits, she reportedly took a moment to rub her feet with CBD oil to help with the pain associated with the fashionable, but distinctly uncomfortable, ultra-high heels worn by celebrities. McCarthy isn’t alone in turning to CBD-infused […]

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // FDA Commissioner Resigns, Leaving CBD Status Uncertain (Leafly) // Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Georgia House, on to Senate (U.S. News & World Report) // Legal Cannabis Created 211,000 Full-Time Jobs (Leafly) These headlines are brought to you by Curaleaf, one […]

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Whole Foods CEO Hints at Moving into the Marijuana Market

America’s largest chain of organic grocery stores is considering a move into the marijuana market. Earlier this week, the Amazon subsidiary suggested that it might add cannabis to its extensive line of organic produce sometime in the future. During a recent Q&A hosted by The Texas Tribune, Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey said he […]

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Bernie Sanders Talks Pot Legalization and Drug Reform on ‘The Breakfast Club’ (Merry Jane) // On-site cannabis consumption rules delivered to Meyer (Alaska Journal of Commerce) // Ontario marijuana company CannTrust seeks authorization to raise up to CA$700 million (Marijuana […]

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Hempfest Cannabis Expo Takes Over Downtown Edmonton Venue

Hundreds of people took in the Hempfest Cannabis Expo on Sunday, the first time the annual event has been held since cannabis was legalized in Canada last October. The event, held at the Edmonton Convention Centre, saw more than 60 vendors selling cannabis accessories, providing information on how to grow cannabis or offering services such […]

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Monday, March 4, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines Monday, March 4, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // 7 questions raised by the governor’s decision to eliminate the marijuana licensing board (Michigan Live) // Liberal Hawaii Decides Again Not to Legalize Cannabis (Leafly (AP)) // Illicit cannabis sales in Canada decline after legalization (Marijuana Business Daily) Today’s headlines […]

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6 Best Cannabis Stocks to Buy on U.S. Exchanges

These are 2019’s top pot stocks. The marijuana industry is one of the hottest and fastest-growing areas on Wall Street, and that means the best cannabis stocks to buy are getting easier to find. When Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018, a flurry of legitimate pot stocks […]

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We Found Out What It Takes to Be a Cannabis Sommelier

If a wine tasted like chemical cleaners and wet dog, you’d probably spit it out. But in the world of cannabis, that pungent permutation is considered a desirable taste profile. Other top-ranked buds proudly advertise enchanting aromas of gas, diesel, and skunk, making the job of a cannabis sommelier a strange one. Vancouver company CannaReps […]

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Why isn’t British Columbia making money from adult use cannabis?

British Columbia has long been the hub of Canada’s cannabis production, however, since the legalization the revenues in the Western province have been falling short. Nobody could have assumed it back when predictions were being made before legalization, but British Columbia isn’t really pulling in much money from the recreational cannabis industry. Seeing how B.C. […]

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Big Banks Shun B.C. Cannabis-sector Entrepreneurs

Legal marijuana sellers also face higher rates to process debit transactions. It is more than four months since Canada legalized recreational cannabis but entrepreneurs acting within the law in that sector continue to face hurdles and discrimination when looking for a financial institution. “It’s very frustrating,” said aspiring cannabis-sector entrepreneur and Phytron Technologies Inc. CEO […]

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Like Smart Serve, but for Cannabis: Ontario Unveils Mandatory Retail Pot Training Certificate

All licence holders, managers, employers will need to take 4-hour online course. The groups behind Ontario’s first cannabis retail training certification revealed details of the program in Toronto on Wednesday. The CannSell certificate will be mandatory for all managers, employees and licence holders planning to work in one of the province’s 25 brick-and-mortar pot shops […]

The Week in Weed: February 8, 2019

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. Let’s start off this week’s post with some international news.  The World Health Organization is recommending that cannabis should be removed as a controlled substance under international treaties.  The recommendations will come up for a vote […]

Winnipeg’s First Doctor-Led Cannabis Clinic Opens

An alternative method of medication is now being offered in Winnipeg. Manitoba’s first physician-led medical marijuana clinic, CannaWay clinic, opens Wednesday on Kenaston Boulevard and Grant Avenue. The clinic offers specialists and general-practitioners who develop patient treatment plans for symptoms or ailments. – Read the entire article at Global News. Go to Source Author: Abigail […]

The Week in Weed: November 9, 2018

Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.  And what a week it was! Michigan legalized recreational cannabis, Utah and Missouri voted yes on medical marijuana, and several pro-legalization candidates were elected as governors.  Meanwhile, North Dakota voted against legalization and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher […]

Get Cannabis Covered Under Your Health Benefits

As many of you have already experienced, we’ve had continued success over the past 12 months in establishing coverage for medical cannabis under major health insurance plans. We would like to ensure that this service is offered to anyone using cannabis therapy. Please contact us if you have health benefits through your employer, or are covered […]

Claim Your Cannabis As a Medical Expense

Don’t forget to claim your medical cannabis as a medical expense when you do your 2016 taxes (due on or before April 30, 2017). Here’s how to do it: Step 1: Get Your 2016 Receipts Most Licensed Producers (LPs) have a section on their websites where you can view your past orders and print your […]

Russian Wisdom, Anxiety and CBD

By J. Lehmann As the daughter of old-school Russians, I was raised to believe that sadness, anxiety and insomnia were simply self-indulgences that resulted from having too much time on my hands. A typical exchange with my mother might go like this: Me: “I can’t sleep at night and I worry all the time.” Mom: […]

Vape Pens and Edibles in Canada Will Be a Game-Changer

Think back to a moment in your life when you tried something spectacular for the very first time. This could be chocolate, getting your first paycheck, or even sex. The feelings that accompanied the event were almost as intoxicating as the act itself: palpable anticipation, unbridled excitement, and in many cases, extreme satisfaction when it […]

Aurora Cannabis Stocks Surge Over Last Twelve Months

Aurora Cannabis stocks, like other major cannabis companies Constellation and Tilray, are very hot among cannabis investors. The post Aurora Cannabis Stocks Surge Over Last Twelve Months appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Go to Source Author: Lane Trachy Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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‘Very, Very Rich Market’: Why Top Canadian Marijuana Companies All Have Their Eyes on Europe

Four of Canada’s largest cannabis companies reported earnings this week. While many investors anxiously awaited management’s outlook for the newly-legal recreational market at home, executives clearly wanted to talk up ambitions abroad. It’s not hard to see why. Projections for fully legal cannabis in Europe, for example, dwarf comparable North American estimates. The third edition […]

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Canada-wide Cannabis Shortages Could Last Years, Producers Warn

The supply shortages that have plagued many provinces in the first month of legal cannabis will likely persist for years, industry insiders say. Provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have all reported varying degrees of shortages. New Brunswick was forced to temporarily close more than half its stores, […]

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Aurora Stock Falls as Earnings Show Cannabis Company’s Investments Are Still the Big Earners

Marketing costs doubled ahead of Canadian marijuana legalization, but medical pot still the bulk of Aurora’s business. Massive demand for marijuana and a scramble to capitalize on adult recreational legalization in Canada generated more revenue for Aurora Cannabis Inc. but cost the company millions, according to quarterly results reported Monday. Aurora ACB, -3.02% ACB, -2.61% […]

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Cannabis Edibles, Drinks Will Mark ‘2nd Wave’ of Legalization

Producers developing new products ahead of next October. Now that recreational cannabis is legal in Canada, producers are looking forward to what they’re calling the “second wave” of legalization — edibles, drinks and vaping products expected to become legal starting next year. Bruce Linton, the founder and co-CEO of Canopy Growth, said new products developed […]

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesThursday, November 8, 2018 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Leafly) // Massachusetts just gave final approval to 2 marijuana labs. Here’s what that means for dispensaries opening. (Boston.com) // Pritzker to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois ‘nearly right away’ (My Stateline)     Protest […]

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Cannabis Black Market Focuses on Online Stores

These illegal outfits have exploited delays that have plagued the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) since legalization of recreational marijuana arrived on Oct. 17, offering a more convenient and affordable alternative. Offering marijuana for a fraction of the price, edible products and faster delivery, black market businesses are competing head to head with Ontario’s government-run online […]