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16
Sep

Ontario now has 1,000 cannabis retail stores

Canada’s most populous province opened its first cannabis retail stores on April 1, 2019. Exactly 880 days later, Ontario’s 1,000th store, 6 of Spade, opened its doors in downtown Toronto.

The shop was opened in late August by husband and wife, Jeremiah and Amiga Wheatle, who recently spoke with the Ontario Cannabis Store about their business.(PHOTO BY MARTIN OUELLET-DIOTTE/AFP/GETTY)

Wed
15
Sep

Beacon Hill Brands Brings Innovative Cannabis Beverage Kalvara to Canadian Market

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Beacon Hill Brands Inc. ("Beacon Hill" or the "Company"), a privately owned Canadian company focused on developing, marketing and distributing functional, nutraceutical and medicinal beverages, is bringing the popular Kalvara brand ("Kalvara" or the "Brand") of Infusion Technology-powered, conveniently-sized cannabis beverages to the Canadian adult-use recreational cannabis market.

Wed
15
Sep

More than $2 million worth of cannabis and stolen property seized

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Five people have been charged after $2 million of cannabis and stolen property were seized, says Oxford OPP.

On Sept. 7, a search warrant was executed at Oxford Road 29 in Blandford-Blenheim Township by Oxford County provincial police; the community street crime unit, supported by other West Region street crime units; the West Region emergency response team and the provincial joint forces cannabis enforcement team.

Police reportedly seized more than 1,300 cannabis plants, more than 300 pounds of processed cannabis, an amount of suspected cocaine, hashish, cannabis resin, firearms and a stolen vehicle.

Tue
14
Sep

This popular cannabis shop was built by and for Mississauga residents

Mississauga residents looking for a new go-to cannabis dispensary that isn’t too far outside the city may have just found it with The Woods Cannabis, which is tackling the issue of lackluster legal cannabis in Mississauga with their sommelier-certified menu of high-quality products.

Tue
14
Sep

Tremblant Cannabis by Laurentian Organic launches premium craft hashish in stores across Ontario this week.

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Tremblant Cannabis (TC) announces its launch plans for the Ontario hash market today, with co-founder and President Eric Brosseau leading the charge. In partnership with Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), TC will make their craft hashish available to consumers across the province. Products will be in dispensaries as soon as September 18th, and online on September 21st, 2021. Retailers looking to add the in-demand products to their stores will be able to do so as early as September 14th.

Mon
13
Sep

Delta farm gate cannabis sales on the horizon?

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It’s not on their radar just yet.That’s what Mandesh Dosanjh, president and CEO of Pure Sunfarms, recently told the Optimist about farm gate sales at their cannabis greenhouse operation in East Ladner.

 

The provincial government is currently working to establish a program that will allow producers to have direct delivery as well as farm gate sales.

Announced last year, the new program follows input and recommendations from long-time cannabis growers, Indigenous leaders and other stakeholders, giving Health Canada-licensed small-scale producers, including nurseries, the option of delivering cannabis directly to licensed retailers.

Mon
13
Sep

OPP seizes cannabis worth an estimated $35M

Five people have been charged with possession of cannabis for the purpose of distribution and cultivating illicit cannabis following last week’s discovery of about $35 million worth of cannabis east of Cobourg, Ont.

Citing the Northumberland County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, Global News reports that both cannabis plants and products were discovered during the raid last Friday.

Fri
10
Sep

OPP seize nearly $1.5 million in illicit cannabis and cannabis products

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(TORONTO, ON) – An investigation into illicit cannabis production and distribution in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has resulted in the seizure of nearly $1.5 million in illicit cannabis and illicit cannabis products, as well as charges against Toronto residents under the Cannabis Act, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and the Criminal Code of Canada.

Fri
10
Sep

McMaster University-led study shows some pain relief from use of medical cannabis

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Some people living with chronic pain may find some relief from using cannabis and have minimal side effects, according to an international study led by McMaster University scientists.

Data from 32 randomized controlled trials shows the use of non-inhaled medical cannabis, as opposed to a placebo, resulted in small improvements in pain relief.

It also showed small benefits in physical functioning and sleep.

There were minor side effects reported, including dizziness, drowsiness, impaired attention and nausea.

Fri
10
Sep

Cannabis production and processing facility being proposed in Milton

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A cannabis production and processing facility is being proposed in Milton and will be up for discussion at an upcoming council meeting.

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