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.
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.
Quebec facing opposition to new bill restricting cannabis consumption
Proposed legislation restricts marijuana usage to people aged 21 and over and limits its smoking to private property.
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.
Tilray, US brand group partner on cannabis-infused products
Canadian company would be the preferred supplier of active cannabinoid ingredients for ABG’s consumer products.
[VIDEO] Legalization sparks boom in marijuana research
Canopy Growth is conducting millions of dollars worth of research related to treating anxiety, insomnia and pain.
Aurora Cannabis Q4 revenue to be between $50M and $55M
Falls short of analysts’ prediction of about $67 million for the marijuana producer.
Pot users, investors, executives should be vigilant at Canada-US border
Customs and Border Protection officials have made it clear that anyone who admits to using marijuana prior to Oct. 17 could be banned from entering the US.
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Organigram invests in biotech firm that produces cannabinoids in a lab
Uses genetically engineered strains of yeast in a technique known as biofermentation.
Ontario Cannabis Store has supply agreements with 26 licensed producers
Online retailer says it will sell a variety of products, including dried flower, cannabis oil and cannabis seeds.
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.
Workplace drug use: Legalized pot a buzz-killer for employers
How decriminalizing marijuana will impact management strategies.
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.
Marijuana bill goes back to Senate after House rejects 13 amendments
Would have authorized provinces to prohibit home cultivation of marijuana plants if they choose.
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.
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.
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
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.
Maricann’s $70M financing in limbo, directors resign amid OSC investigation
Company has been ramping up production capacity at home as Canada moves to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Aurora Cannabis buys 19.1% stake in Liquor Stores N.A.
Booze retailer plans to use the money to establish and launch a brand of cannabis retail outlets.
CCOHS e-course addresses impairment in the workplace
Covers impact and causes, plus having a workplace policy and procedures.
Feds announce funding for 14 marijuana research projects across Canada
Each of the projects based out of hospitals and universities will receive a $100,000 grant.