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News Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

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.

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 Manufacturing General
February 13, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 24, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 15, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 14, 2019  

[VIDEO] Legalization sparks boom in marijuana research

Canopy Growth is conducting millions of dollars worth of research related to treating anxiety, insomnia and pain.

News Manufacturing General
January 8, 2019  

Aurora Cannabis Q4 revenue to be between $50M and $55M

Falls short of analysts’ prediction of about $67 million for the marijuana producer.

News Manufacturing General
November 20, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
October 16, 2018  

Concerned about how legalized pot impacts your company?

Some tools and information to help you see through the haze.

News General
September 13, 2018  

Organigram invests in biotech firm that produces cannabinoids in a lab

Uses genetically engineered strains of yeast in a technique known as biofermentation.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 21, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 15, 2018  

Second Cup says it may convert Ontario coffee shops to cannabis stores

Has partnered with marijuana clinic operator National Access Cannabis.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 14, 2018  

Ontario to sell pot online in fall, in private retail stores next year

Critics said the new model could pose enforcement and regulation challenges.

News Manufacturing General
August 14, 2018  

Marijuana job searches up as industry grows: study

A 50% jump in cannabis-related job postings between April and early May.

Feature Manufacturing General
August 8, 2018  

Workplace drug use: Legalized pot a buzz-killer for employers

How decriminalizing marijuana will impact management strategies.

News Manufacturing General
July 25, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 20, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 20, 2018  

Pot to be legal by mid September after senators pass Bill C-45

Canada becomes the first industrialized country to legalize cannabis nationwide.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 18, 2018  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 18, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
June 5, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 28, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 28, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
May 14, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
May 10, 2018  

Beleave begins cannabinoid extraction at new Hamilton lab

Patented process uses only ethanol, other food-grade components; no organic solvents.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 4, 2018  

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

News Manufacturing General
March 19, 2018  

Pot producer Tilray links up with pharma firm Sandoz Canada

Exclusive collaboration on cannabis-based medical products which are non-smokable or non-combustible.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 19, 2018  

Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis infused drinks, new edibles

Part of a general trend toward more sophistication in an industry looking to shed stereotypes.

News Manufacturing General
February 28, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
February 5, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
February 1, 2018  

CCOHS e-course addresses impairment in the workplace

Covers impact and causes, plus having a workplace policy and procedures.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 24, 2018  

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.