Featured Cannabis News Articles

Thursday, 21/06/18
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. Trudeau made the proclamation during question period Wednesday, saying the provinces wanted more time to implement the new regime than originally anticipated. "We heard from provinces and territories who told us they needed more time to... + continue reading
Thursday, 21/06/18
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is planning to spin off its Australis Capital subsidiary as a separate entity that would focus primarily on investing in the U.S. cannabis and real estate sectors. The spin-off will be achieved by distributing shares and warrants of the new company -- to be listed on the Canadian Security Exchange. "The fragmented U.S.... + continue reading
Thursday, 21/06/18
Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. filed for a proposed initial public offering on the Nasdaq stock exchange Wednesday, a day after parliament made a final vote to legalize cannabis nationwide. The Nanaimo, B.C.-based company says it has not determined the number of shares to be offered or the price range for the offering. It will trade under the... + continue reading
Thursday, 21/06/18
Despite some politicians hailing the Senate’s decision to pass the federal government’s plan to legalize cannabis as a “historic” moment for Canada, not everyone is happy about the impending legislation.   Pot activist Jodie Emery says she is “distressed” by the Liberal government’s Bill C-45. The law, which still requires Royal... + continue reading
Wednesday, 20/06/18
Canada is to become the second country in the world to fully legalise marijuana, after the senate approved legislation paving the way for recreational cannabis to be legally bought and sold within the next two or three months.  “We’ve just witnessed a very historic vote that ends 90 years of prohibition,” senator Tony Dean told... + continue reading
Wednesday, 20/06/18
The pace of cannabis research continues to escalate as we’ve hit midway through 2018. Perhaps unsurprisingly, cannabidiol (CBD) continues to be a hot topic in medicine. Here are five medical research studies from the last quarter that made particularly important strides. Studies at a Glance: CBD Treats Brain Changes Caused by... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Wednesday, 20/06/18
It could still be several years before Health Canada lets companies make health claims for marijuana products but industry is getting ready. Three months after announcing a deal with cannabis... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Thursday, 21/06/18
Despite some politicians hailing the Senate’s decision to pass the federal government’s plan to legalize cannabis as a “historic” moment for Canada, not everyone is happy about the impending... + continue reading

CannaBusiness

Thursday, 21/06/18
Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. filed for a proposed initial public offering on the Nasdaq stock exchange Wednesday, a day after parliament made a final vote to legalize cannabis nationwide. The... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Wednesday, 20/06/18
The pace of cannabis research continues to escalate as we’ve hit midway through 2018. Perhaps unsurprisingly, cannabidiol (CBD) continues to be a hot topic in medicine. Here are five... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Thursday, 21/06/18
Despite some politicians hailing the Senate’s decision to pass the federal government’s plan to legalize cannabis as a “historic” moment for Canada, not everyone is happy about the impending... + continue reading