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Fri
20
Sep

Study: Young marijuana users develop brain protein linked with stress and anxiety

A brain protein associated with depression and Alzheimer’s in young marijuana users has now also been linked to stress and anxiety.

Previous studies have shown that marijuana can reduce stress and quell anxiety in adults. New Canadian research indicates the same might not be true for adolescents. Instead, young cannabis users often develop a brain protein associated with stress and anxiety, according to the study.

Fri
20
Sep

Quebec petition calls for provincial cannabis retailer to ban single-use pot packaging

A petition to lower the quantity of single-use packaging on Quebec cannabis products has garnered more than 1,500 signatures—and counting.

The petition calls on the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC), the province’s only legal cannabis retailer, to halt the use of all single-use plastic components, which are currently ubiquitous in Quebec retail.

Fri
20
Sep

From less packaging to smarter schwag, here are four ways for cannabis companies to go green

Cannabis is a mighty plant that can clean the soil in which it grows, but growing it indoors, while efficient, is unnatural.

Fri
20
Sep

Pot packaging is an environmental disaster, but some companies are offering innovative solutions

As the legalization of edible cannabis approaches in Canada, the industry has yet to solve one of its greatest challenges: packaging.

Since October 17, cannabis companies have been plagued with problems associated with packaging.

Apart from the fact that cannabis packages are really boring (thanks, Health Canada), they are also an environmental disaster.

Thu
19
Sep

Should I use CBD oil with food?

You may be able to improve how well CBD is absorbed by the body and delivered to your bloodstream by using CBD with food.

Now that you know what CBD oil is, how it’s different from hemp oil, and you’ve discovered the natural benefits of regularly taking CBD oil, you’re likely curious as to whether there are ways to maximize the effectiveness of your daily CBD supplement. 

Thu
19
Sep

Tech company aims to revolutionize cannabis supply chain

The legal cannabis industry is a work in progress. In many ways, the industry shapes itself as it grows and as more and more places continue to legalize weed.

A key part of this evolutionary process is figuring out what aspects of the burgeoning industry work and what parts don’t, and then searching out solutions to improve the system.

Cannabis logistics company WAYV is the latest example of this evolution. The company just announced the rollout of its “Dynamic Distribution” technology. Designed to streamline the entire supply chain, Dynamic Distribution aims to improve the legal cannabis industry for everyone involved, from cultivators and distributors, to retailers and consumers.

Wed
18
Sep

Beverage companies are simply bubbling with CBD and THC infusion plans and partnerships

The incoming legalization of alternative cannabis products in October has many companies working frantically in production and partnerships to corner this emerging market.

Case in point is the recent announcement of a collaboration between Valens GroWorks Corp. and the cannabis division of Iconic Brewing Co., an alcohol beverage company focused on “better-for-you” drinks. Their arms-length, binding, five-year contract is focused on creating CBD-infused beverages.

Iconic Brewing has previewed its CBD-infused sparkling water and iced tea.

Wed
18
Sep

Researchers overwhelm Canadian Government with marijuana research requests

Marijuana research in Canada stands in stark contrast with what is happening in the United States. With its progressive approach, Canada has more in common with world-leading Israel when it comes to cannabis research.

At least, it has that potential. But red tape is currently standing in the way of success.

Tue
17
Sep

THC Submits new product application to Health Canada for Pure Cannabis Sticks

THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (“THC BioMed” or the “Company“) announces that it has submitted a new product application to Health Canada for THC BioMed’s Pure Cannabis Sticks. Pure Cannabis Sticks are filtered, paper cylinders filled with pure THC BioMed cannabis.

Pure Cannabis Sticks are to be manufactured using THC BioMed’s automated production machine. They are to be packaged in lots of 3 and 20. Each Pure Cannabis Stick is intended for a single-use session and has a biodegradable filter.

Tue
17
Sep

Canopy Rivers Portfolio Company Licenses leading medical cannabis vape technology in Canada

Canopy Rivers Inc. (“Canopy Rivers” or the “Company“) (TSX: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF), a venture capital firm specializing in cannabis, is pleased to announce its portfolio company, TerrAscend Corp. (“TerrAscend“) (CSE: TER) (OTCQX: TRSS

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