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Tue
12
Oct

Citizen Stash Enters the Province of Nova Scotia

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Citizen Stash Cannabis Corp. (the "Company" or "Citizen Stash") (TSXV:CSC) (OTCQB:EXPFF) (FRANKFURT:MB31) is pleased to announce the launch of its premium flower products into Nova Scotia where it will be available in cannabis retail stores within the province in the coming weeks.

Mon
20
Sep

Creso Pharma subsidiary teams with Acadia University to develop gel capsules containing psilocybin and CBD for drug delivery

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Creso Pharma’s subsidiary, Halucenex Life Sciences Inc and Acadia aim for the formulation to have a quick release effect, good bioavailability of the active ingredients and rapid action. Both CBD and psilocybin are gaining strong traction with consumers.

Creso Pharma Ltd (ASX:CPH, OTCQB:COPHF)’s wholly-owned Canadian based subsidiary, Halucenex Life Sciences Inc has entered into a research collaboration agreement with a highly respected Canadian post-secondary institution, Acadia University.

Under the agreement, Halucenex and Acadia will progress the development of gel capsules containing psilocybin and CBD (cannabidiol) ingredients as a vehicle for drug delivery.

Mon
09
Aug

Puffed out! Canada's legalized weed business flops

Canada's legal weed market has been struggling since legalization in 2018 

Wed
04
Aug

Sobeys' owner partners with Pathway Health on new medical cannabis program

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Canadian grocery chain operator Empire Co. is taking its first formal steps to provide cannabis access to its pharmacy customers after announcing a partnership with Pathway Health Corp. to develop a medical marijuana program. 

Pathway will provide pharmacists who work for Empire's pharmacy businesses across a network of grocery chains that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, and FreshCo with a certified online training program to educate them on how medical cannabis can be prescribed to patients. 

Pathway will also provide Empire's pharmacists with a management system that can offer medical cannabis assessments to patients and connect them with a physician for further evaluation through either physical or virtual care.

Tue
20
Jul

Sixth Wave Commissions Pre-Production Affinity(TM) System

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Halifax, Nova Scotia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 20, 2021) - Sixth Wave Innovations Inc. (CSE: SIXW) (OTCQB: SIXWF) (FSE: AHUH) ("Sixth Wave", "SIXW" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the initial Design for Manufacturing ("DFM") of its Affinity™ System (the "System") and has given Advanced Extraction Systems Inc. (AESI), located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, approval of the design and bill of materials and commissioned delivery of its first System. It is estimated that the System will be ready for wet testing at AESI in late September and ready for shipment to the Company's proving laboratory in Maryland shortly thereafter.

Tue
08
Jun

Three cannabis dispensaries raided by RCMP in Nova Scotia

Three cannabis dispensaries on Millbrook First Nation, N.S., have been raided by the RCMP.

A “significant amount” of cannabis, cannabis products and cash were seized, according to an RCMP release.

The raids were conducted late last week by the Colchester District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit and the General Investigation Section, with support from Millbrook RCMP, Bible Hill RCMP and the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia.

Fri
28
May

Medical cannabis company founded by veterans acquires Nova Scotia cannabis clinic

Canada House Clinics, formerly known as Marijuana For Trauma, was founded in 2013 by Canadian Forces veterans Fabian Henry and Mike Southwell.

Since its inception, the organization has focused on alternative treatment options for Canadians and veterans.

That mission is now expanding as the company has announced it has acquired Margaree Health Group Inc., a medical cannabis clinic that serves more than 350 veterans across Nova Scotia.

Mon
29
Mar

Five new cannabis stores to open in Cape Breton

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This Cape Breton Post file photo shows the interior of the cannabis shop inside the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation's Sydney River Signature store. Cape Breton Post - David Jala

SYDNEY MINES, N.S. — Cannabis connoisseurs in Cape Breton will soon have a plethora of retail outlets from which to pick up their desired product.

From the opening of the first cannabis stores in 2018 until last autumn, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp.’s busy Sydney River outlet was the only place to purchase legal cannabis in Cape Breton.

But that was then. Now there are four such stores. And by the end of 2021, the number of cannabis retail outlets on Cape Breton Island will total nine.

Fri
26
Mar

N.S. research suggests women may be upping cannabis use to cope with depresion

Nova Scotia investigators looking at women with pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) found that using more cannabis appeared to be a coping motive for dealing with depressed mood before and during menstruation.

The observational study involved using data from the electronic daily diaries of 69 naturally cycling female cannabis users with or without retrospectively identified PMDD over 32 days, notes the research paper in Addiction.

Wed
17
Mar

Annapolis Valley operation putting East Coast craft cannabis on the map

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Robinsons Cannabis in Kentville was busy expanding operations to add an outdoor grow site in Hortonville in 2019. - File Photo

KENTVILLE, N.S. — 

A Kentville company is growing a craft cannabis operation that it says is putting East Coast cannabis on the map.

Robinsons Cannabis opened its 2,573 square metre, state-of-the-art indoor cultivation facility in the Kentville Industrial Park in July 2020, after purchasing land for the plant in 2017.

Robinsons Cannabis is part of Auxly Cannabis Group, a publicly-traded company headquartered in Toronto. A spokesperson said Auxly operates some of Canada's most popular cannabis brands, including Robinsons, Foray, Back Forty, Kolab Project and Dosecann.

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