Ontario cities face tight timelines for ‘opting out’ of hosting cannabis shops
Whether or not communities want pot shops could be a big issue in municipal elections.
Second Cup says it may convert Ontario coffee shops to cannabis stores
Has partnered with marijuana clinic operator National Access Cannabis.
Ontario to sell pot online in fall, in private retail stores next year
Critics said the new model could pose enforcement and regulation challenges.
Marijuana job searches up as industry grows: study
A 50% jump in cannabis-related job postings between April and early May.
Pot-based medical pet products closer to fruition as research grows
Canopy Growth embarking on a Health Canada-approved clinical trial using cannabis-based products to treat animal anxiety.
Molson enters into joint venture to develop cannabis infused beverages
Venture with The Hydropothecary Corporation will be a standalone start-up with its own board and management team.
Canada is the land of opportunity for US pot companies
Canadian Securities Exchange is quickly becoming the go-to place for US cannabis companies looking for capital.
Feds will make marijuana legal in Canada on Oct. 17: Trudeau
Larger provinces asked for more time to make the transition to a legal regime.
Pot to be legal by mid September after senators pass Bill C-45
Canada becomes the first industrialized country to legalize cannabis nationwide.
From beer to cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles
But the federal government has said the sale of edible cannabis products will not be legal immediately.
Many employers not ready for legal weed, World Cannabis Congress told
Issues around testing and workplace drug policies discussed at pot summit in New Brunswick.
Feds avert possible delay of marijuana bill with promises to Aboriginal senators
They had planned to support a Conservative amendment indefinitely deferring implementation of Bill C-45.
Two thirds of current pot users will switch to legal retailers: survey
Expect to buy cannabis more often and are prepared to pay more for the legal product.
Senate committee backs amendment giving provinces power to ban home grown pot
…But it refused to accept an amendment that would have prohibited home cultivation outright.
Former BC premier says pot industry about to enter Wild West period
Coming frenzy will have winners and losers, as qualified and unqualified entrepreneurs search for marijuana wealth.
Pork to pot: Cultivating cannabis in former Winnipeg Maple Leaf meat plant
The 11,000-square-metre facility will employ about 200 people once it’s fully operational next year.
Aurora Cannabis to buy MedReleaf in $3.2B all stock deal
Company will have the capacity to produce more than 570,000 kilograms of marijuana per year.
Beleave begins cannabinoid extraction at new Hamilton lab
Patented process uses only ethanol, other food-grade components; no organic solvents.
Trudeau insists pot plan proceeding apace, despite calls for delay
Declaration follows comments the previous day that suggested he was open to slowing down the process
Trudeau won’t say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization
Already indicated the deadline would be delayed several weeks to give provincial governments, police more time to prepare.
Aurora Cannabis, Mitacs partner on cannabis outcomes research
Researchers to undertake multiple population-based studies based on 29,000 patients.
Workplace substance use policies would help employers: report
Loss of productivity, absenteeism, increased costs cited as outcomes of unaddressed substance-use issues.
Joint development deal for Alberta cannabis production facility
Delta 9 and Westleaf contribute $3 million each to limited partnership.
Medicine Hat to be home to new Aurora cannabis operation
MOU with the city includes a prospective 10-year, 42 megawatt energy supply agreement.
Pot producer Tilray links up with pharma firm Sandoz Canada
Exclusive collaboration on cannabis-based medical products which are non-smokable or non-combustible.
Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis infused drinks, new edibles
Part of a general trend toward more sophistication in an industry looking to shed stereotypes.
CCOHS e-course addresses impairment in the workplace
Covers impact and causes, plus having a workplace policy and procedures.
Aurora Sky rolls a big one
A new 800,000 square-foot greenhouse facility will have an annual capacity equivalent to almost 313 million joints.