A year after pot legalization in Canada, it’s a slow roll
Legal sales of just US$1 billion are dwarfed by an illegal market still estimated at $5 billion to $7 billion.
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.
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.
Pot sales up 25% in November, retail sales fall 0.9%: StatCan
Pot stores saw the biggest percentage increase in sales among the retail sectors tracked by the agency.
[VIDEO] Legalization sparks boom in marijuana research
Canopy Growth is conducting millions of dollars worth of research related to treating anxiety, insomnia and pain.
Early data suggests no spike in pot impaired driving after legalization: police
Police forces in Vancouver, Regina, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Truro, N.S., and Kensington, P.E.I., all said they hadn’t noticed a significant change in driver behaviour since pot was legalized on Oct. 17.
Supply shortages plague Canada’s new cannabis marketplace
From coast to coast, Canadians are frustrated with a lack of supply and long waits, and returning to the black market.
As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow
Canada is the second country in the world to legalize cannabis, but others could join us very soon.
Police hand out a few hefty fines for allegedly violating Cannabis Act
Police across the country are reminding people where you can and can’t smoke up.
Aurora Cannabis to begin trading on New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 23
Shares in the company soared last month following a report by BNN Bloomberg that it was in talks with Coca-Cola Co. to develop pot-infused drinks.
Pot investors had few reasons to celebrate first day of legalization
Some of the industry’s biggest names saw their stock prices fall.
Demand for legalized cannabis draws lineups, heavy web traffic across Canada [UPDATED]
Most Canadians’ first purchase of legal adult-use pot will likely be online, as there were relatively few retail stores ready on Wednesday.
Canadians waking up to legalized cannabis: ‘My new dealer is the prime minister’
Legalized pot draws big crowds and much enthusiasm.
Ontario government to OK pot wherever tobacco smoking allowed
Will also not put a cap on pot shops when it starts licensing and regulating the private retail marketplace.
Aurora Cannabis shares rise on reported talks with Coca Cola
Cannabis firm and soft drink giant reportedly in talks for non-psychoactive CBD infused drinks.
Workplace drug use: Legalized pot a buzz-killer for employers
How decriminalizing marijuana will impact management strategies.
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.
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.
Feds stick with July 2018 deadline to legalize pot
Despite provinces’ worries they’re being rushed by the tight timeline.
High employees, higher costs when marijuana legalized: oil and gas CEOs
Policing safety of the workplace, drug testing, absenteeism, counselling cited.
Western provinces expect Ottawa to pay costs of pot plan
They’re anticipating financial pressures related to regulation, testing and sharing information.