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News Food & Beverage General
July 25, 2019  

Quebec to clamp down on cannabis candies in effort to protect kids

Ottawa will legalize edible products on October 17, but it will take at least another 60 days for products to hit the shelves.

News Food & Beverage General
July 23, 2019  

Vancouver police say they found large marijuana cooking operation

Operation had allegedly been selling high-potency cannabis oils to black market.

News Food & Beverage General
July 11, 2019  

Legal pot price as much as 80% more than illicit: StatCan

Share of StatsCannabis respondents purchasing pot illegally rose to 59% during the quarter, up from 55% in the first quarter.

News Food & Beverage General
July 4, 2019  

Ontario to issue 50 new cannabis store licences, eight to go to First Nations

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will hold a new lottery on Aug. 20 for the next 42 retail store authorizations.

News Food & Beverage General
July 2, 2019  

Cannabis use jumped 40% in Canada between 2013 and 2017: UN report

The increase in Canada during this time was more pronounced in adults aged 20 or older

News Food & Beverage General
June 17, 2019  

Edibles, other pot products, will hit shelves after mid-December: Ottawa

Final regulations will be formally published in the Canada Gazette on June 26.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 3, 2019  

Canadian cannabis edibles, topicals market worth $2.7B: Deloitte

Pot companies, food and beverage makers are preparing to roll out their own pot-infused products.

News General
May 8, 2019  

Industry groups call for CBD to be removed from prescription drug list

Since Canada legalized pot for recreational use in October, CBD is regulated similarly to cannabis products.

News Food & Beverage General
May 2, 2019  

Molson Coors Q1 results weaker but sees no impact from cannabis legalization

The company remains on track to launch a cannabis-infused drink once edibles are legalized in Canada.

News Food & Beverage General
May 2, 2019  

Canopy Growth buys German medical cannabis company for $343M

C3 Cannabinoid Compound Co. has two manufacturing facilities specializing in natural extraction and synthetic cannabinoid production.

Feature Manufacturing General
May 2, 2019  

Dealing with cannabis: Your questions answered

Resources for manufacturers that prepare for this new reality.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 25, 2019  

Alcohol, cannabis companies form pot beverage industry group

Cannabis Beverage Producers Alliance wants to produce pot-based drinks in the same facilities as other beverages are made.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 22, 2019  

California bill encourages banks to work with pot businesses

An Assembly bill would authorize state regulators to share detailed sales, cultivation and shipping information collected from cannabis companies with banks.

News Manufacturing General
April 22, 2019  

High prices and supply issues boost Canada’s illicit pot market

Supply is not the issue, it’s converting raw product into packaged goods and moving it to distributors, retailers and customers.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 18, 2019  

Station Cold Brew Coffee eyes expansion into CBD-infused beverages

Partnering with Pasha Brands as legalization of edibles approaches in October.

News General
April 17, 2019  

Closing illegal pot shops an uphill battle until demand is met, say authorities

Some operators have become especially brazen in their fight to stay open.

Feature Manufacturing General
April 16, 2019  

Legalized cannabis: Address the safety and accommodation issues

Put policies and procedures in place to keep everyone safe.

News Food & Beverage General
April 16, 2019  

Tax, licensing standing in the way of Indigenous cannabis entrepreneurs

Reserve politics and jurisdictional issues have complicated legalization in Indigenous communities.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Technology
April 15, 2019  

Companies rush to produce cannabis-free products

They’re moving towards synthetic production of THC and other cannabinoids in a lab.

News Food & Beverage Government General
April 11, 2019  

Pot prices up 17.3% post legalization, large hikes in NB and Manitoba: StatCan

The highest average post-legalization price per gram was in the Northwest Territories at roughly $14.45 per gram.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 11, 2019  

Micron to commercialize Organivore system for food waste

Provides on-site processing for supermarkets and food processors, producers and distributors.

News Food & Beverage Government General
April 2, 2019  

Ontario cannabis stores open, but fewer than half are good to go

Stores face escalating penalties for delays.

News General
March 27, 2019  

Personal data of 34,000 medical marijuana patients accessed in data breach: NHS

The breach didn’t involve any financial, credit card or social insurance number information.

News Food & Beverage General
March 21, 2019  

Pot sector players welcome edibles tax change, but unhappy medical tax remains

For the next generation of cannabis products, such as edibles, Ottawa has proposed an excise duty of one cent per milligram of total THC.

News General
March 21, 2019  

Canopy Growth acquires hemp company AgriNextUSA in a move to boost US business

The Ontario-based company has announced plans to invest between US$100 million and US$150 million at its proposed New York hemp operations.

News Manufacturing General
March 19, 2019  

Tilray to focus investment on US, Europe; Canadian assets ‘overpriced’

CEO says opportunities south of the border and across the pond are “orders of magnitude larger.

News Food & Beverage General
March 18, 2019  

Edibles legalization fraught with hurdles, lack of clarity: companies

Plans for a variety of products have bee announced, but numerous hoops to jump through before they’re available to consumers.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
March 6, 2019  

Namaste bites into the edibles market with Choklit deal

Infused chocolate will be available to online medicinal cannabis users.

News Food & Beverage General
February 28, 2019  

New Hampshire gives initial approval to recreational pot

“I know change is hard. It’s a little scary,” the bill’s sponsor, Democratic Rep. Renny Cushing, told lawmakers ahead of the vote.

News Food & Beverage General
February 28, 2019  

Martha Stewart to work with Canopy Growth in developing hemp-based products

Canopy Growth says it will use Stewart’s knowledge of consumer products.

News Manufacturing General
February 21, 2019  

Emerald Health’s Montreal area pot facility to create 140 jobs

Company is nearing completion of a $100-million upgrade to an indoor grow site.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 20, 2019  

Tilray to acquire Manitoba Harvest for up to $419M

Hemp food manufacturer’s products are already on the shelves of many US retailers.