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Mon
23
Aug

CannSell Extends Partnership with MADD Canada

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TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CannSell, the sole mandated cannabis retail training program in the Province of Ontario, is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada (‚ÄúMADD Canada‚ÄĚ), the national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of impaired driving and the support of victims and survivors.¬†

Mon
23
Aug

4 Reasons To Smoke Cannabis On A Date

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These are just some of the basic ways that you can benefit from taking a toke before going out for the evening.

There are a lot of great ways to make a date special. While some people want to go out to the bar and tie one on for a fun evening, others have something different in mind. With all the changes that are happening regarding the views of marijuana usage, it’s not unusual for people who are romantically involved to smoke cannabis instead of using alcohol. Is that a good idea? Absolutely, and we’re going to show you why!

Mon
23
Aug

Tokyo Smoke opens new cannabis retail outlet in Stratford

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A visit to the Stratford Festival nearly a decade ago stuck with Deepak Taneja, who, on Friday, opened the city’s newest pot shop.

Taneja, one of three owners of Stratford’s Tokyo Smoke franchise, saw a play nine years ago. After moving around the country, he jumped at the chance to open the store when a location in the Stratford Centre plaza on Ontario Street became available. 

Fri
20
Aug

Soldier faces prison over cannabis-laced cupcakes

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A Canadian soldier is facing up to five years in prison after being found guilty of handing out cupcakes laced with cannabis to fellow troops during a live fire exercise.

 

Unaware they'd been drugged, the soldiers reported feeling intoxicated and confused, and worried about their safety handling munitions after ingesting the cupcakes at Canada's Gagetown base in New Brunswick in July 2018.

In a statement to AFP, the military said Bombardier Chelsea Cogswell was on Wednesday convicted of eight counts of administering a noxious substance to soldiers without their consent and one count of disgraceful conduct.

Fri
20
Aug

How Not To Blow Your Diet When The Munchies Hit

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Controlling your food impulses is super difficult, especially when there’s weed involved. Here’s how to stay in control when the cravings hit.

Wanted or unwanted, the munchies are a reliable side effect of marijuana use. While they can be fun and therapeutic, they can also derail an otherwise healthy diet. The munchies make even the most average meals appetizing and special, and can result in super strong cravings, the kind that can result in late night cooking or ordering in.

Despite the deliciousness of the munchies, it is possible to avoid having them, or to curb their strength, by preparing ahead of time. Here’s how to not blow your diet when the munchies hit:

Thu
19
Aug

Cannabis use in Australia rose significantly during first COVID-19 lockdown

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Cannabis use in Australia spiked during the first COVID-19 lockdown period whilst methamphetamine use fell dramatically, a study has found.

Research led by the University of South Australia (UniSA) analysed wastewater samples taken during 2020. Whilst the use of methamphetamine (ice) significantly reduced during the first lockdown, use of cannabis increased significantly.

The study has been published in Environmental Science and Technology Letters.

Tue
17
Aug

B.C. Cannabis Retailer Launches Free Same-Day Delivery

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Thanks to new regulations, Dutch Love Cannabis retail locations across B.C. are now offering free delivery of legal recreational cannabis products

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 16, 2021 /CNW/ - Dutch Love Cannabis ("Dutch Love") is taking advantage of new B.C. regulations that allow delivery of recreational cannabis. Dutch Love will now be offering customers same-day delivery in 11 cities in the lower mainland and across BC, using an all-electric delivery fleet.

Thu
12
Aug

The Inspiring Way Artists And Cannabis Operators Are Collaborating During Pandemic

Art and cannabis go hand in hand, and recent collaborations have been mutually beneficial during a time when artists, in particular, are struggling.

Being declared an essential business at the onset of pandemic-related quarantines around the country saved the cannabis industry. It also allowed the countless lives of people who depend on cannabis as medicine and quality of life to keep accessing it as the vaccines were developed and distributed. With cases, deaths and hospitalizations dropping, it seemed like we were on track to normal again.

Thu
12
Aug

Art ablaze: Once criminalized for their craft, marijuana pipemakers are now celebrated

Chris Vela dances with fire as he twirls molten glass over a glowing¬†flame. He likens the mesmerizing effects to a¬†campfire ‚Ästa hypnotic¬†incandescence.

As a contemporary marijuana glass artist, Vela¬†makes translucent¬†electric green bubblers and¬†glistening salmon pink Sherlock pipes. He has hollow-sculpted¬†a real-life horned lizard skull¬†‚Äď a blazing orange piece¬†ultimately affixed to a bong of the same color.¬†

Wed
11
Aug

‚ÄėMisleading‚Äô THC and CBD labelling practices prompts letter from Health Canada

Health Canada reminds producers that displaying THC and CBD values that ‚Äúhave not been obtained as a result of cannabinoid testing on each lot or batch of cannabis‚ÄĚ may result in non-compliance.

In March, Mandesh Dosanjh, president and CEO of Pure Sunfarms, wrote a blog post on LinkedIn calling out discrepancies in potency labelling practices among Canadian cannabis companies.

Specifically, Dosanjh wrote that some companies were taking a ‚Äústatic‚ÄĚ approach to labelling THC and CBD values, where ‚Äúone potency label is pre-printed and applied across many batches which fall within a pre-determined range to save on costs.‚ÄĚ

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