Featured Cannabis News Articles

Friday, 18/05/18
Researchers develop faster test for cannabis quality. With pot legalization on its way, producers are increasingly looking for quick and accurate means of determining the potency and quality of their plants. Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have developed a new method of measuring phytocannabinoids—the primary bioactive molecules in... + continue reading
Friday, 18/05/18
The cost of roadside testing is part of the overall $1.4-million approved budget to police pot in 2018. Edmonton police project that roadside saliva testing when pot is legalized will cost $300,000 annually, though the actual testing devices have not yet been approved for use in Canada. "It's a high cost but it's necessary if you... + continue reading
Friday, 18/05/18
Bruce Linton, founder and CEO of Canada’s largest marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corporation, said that legalizing cannabis at the federal level in the US could result in fewer opioid and other addictive prescriptions. The interview with CNBC’s Mad Money host, Jim Cramer, took place Thursday following Canopy Growth recently applying to become... + continue reading
Friday, 18/05/18
Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) continues to acquire market share with its latest deal making it the largest marijuana stock in the industry, assuming shareholders give it the okay to proceed. The company has been busy this year; just months ago it also was involved in what was, at that time, the largest acquisition in the industry. It’s... + continue reading
Friday, 18/05/18
Diane Francis: Concert promoter Michael Cohl is publishing a website, launching a business and staging a high-level conference, which he calls the 'Davos of Cannabis'. Michael Cohl has made a fortune as a Canadian concert promoter, theatrical producer and touring impresario. He has represented more than 150 artists from Frank Sinatra to the... + continue reading
Friday, 18/05/18
Toronto lawyer Annamaria Enenajor has launched a campaign urging the government to "right history's wrongs" by expunging personal possession charges. Last week, two international media outlets published articles about the notable absence of amnesty in the Canadian government's plan to legalize cannabis. “Canada plans to legalize weed – but... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Friday, 18/05/18
Bruce Linton, founder and CEO of Canada’s largest marijuana company, Canopy Growth Corporation, said that legalizing cannabis at the federal level in the US could result in fewer opioid and other... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Friday, 18/05/18
Diane Francis: Concert promoter Michael Cohl is publishing a website, launching a business and staging a high-level conference, which he calls the 'Davos of Cannabis'. Michael Cohl has made a... + continue reading

CannaBusiness

Friday, 18/05/18
Burin-based Oceanic Releaf Inc. has agreed to a distribution and retail partnership with Hiku Brands Company Ltd. Oceanic Releaf is in the late stages of receiving licencing approval from Health... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Friday, 18/05/18
Cannvas MedTech Inc. ("Cannvas MedTech" or the "Company"), a leading business technology company within the cannabis space, is pleased to announce its lead sponsorship role at the upcoming... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Friday, 18/05/18
'We did a lot of creative testing and audience testing'. As the P.E.I. government launches its campaign to educate Islanders about marijuana, it might want to look to Colorado, which has been... + continue reading