Featured Cannabis News Articles

Tuesday, 17/07/18
West Vancouver has become the latest municipality in Metro Vancouver to ban all cannabis retail and production facilities within its boundaries.  By unanimous vote, councillors decided that no businesses could apply to set up in the municipality without a rezoning hearing. Staff will begin working on a larger regulatory... + continue reading
Tuesday, 17/07/18
Myrna Gillis sports a colourful rainbow bracelet as a way to demonstrate that her company is dedicated to inclusiveness. In small letters, the word "reef" is printed. "We also have given this to all of our staff as part of Pride celebrations to promote diversity within our workplace," Gillis said from her company's office in Bedford, N.S... + continue reading
Tuesday, 17/07/18
An Ottawa woman living with multiple sclerosis says the province's refusal to cover the cost of medical marijuana is driving her to risk addiction to opiate painkillers. Bobbi Assoun, 47, has a doctor's prescription and is federally licensed to use marijuana for MS-related pain. As a recipient of benefits through the Ontario... + continue reading
Tuesday, 17/07/18
On Oct. 17, will your organization be ready to manage cannabis in your workplace? This date is significant because it’s the day when recreational cannabis will be legalized by the Cannabis Act. Canada will become the first G7 country to fully legalize recreational cannabis, making it the only drug approved for both medical and recreational uses... + continue reading
Tuesday, 17/07/18
VANCOUVER, July 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Namaste Technologies Inc. ("Namaste" or the "Company") (TSXV: N) (FRA: M5BQ)(OTCMKTS: NXTTF) is pleased to announce that the Company has received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") for a Normal Course Issuer Bid ("NCIB") to repurchase for cancellation up to  25,308,136 common shares... + continue reading
Tuesday, 17/07/18
Canadian youth are consuming cannabis at higher rates than in most nations of the world. And now they are talking about it. At the University of Calgary, 52 per cent of students responding to a “UCalgary Campus Experience with Cannabis” research survey reported cannabis use at least once in their lifetime. And 31 per cent reported cannabis... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, 17/07/18
The Canadian marijuana market continue its torrid pace – but if it follows the path of breweries it’s the niche craft market where the money will be made. A Brief Primer on the Craft Marijuana... + continue reading

CannaBusiness

Tuesday, 17/07/18
It's a blistering July afternoon at the Edmundston Truck Stop. The air vibrates with the low rumbling of a dozen idling 18-wheelers burning fuel. For Chief Patricia Bernard of the Madawaska... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Monday, 16/07/18
City council has rejected a major greenhouse expansion request from one of Canada's fastest-growing medical marijuana companies — and sparked an inevitable legal appeal. Councillors voted 9-4... + continue reading