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Tue
31
Dec

Teens hit up SQDC in search of 'quality weed' before age limit changes

Lily Kisilevich and her two best friends travelled to Montreal from Toronto over the holidays to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city — and also to buy pot.

Kisilevich, Meaghan Smith and Rylee Restoule are all 18, and in Ontario, the legal age to consume cannabis is 19.

So on Monday, despite a nasty weather cocktail of freezing rain and sleet, the trio waited patiently in a long line outside the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) store on Ste-Catherine St.

Tue
31
Dec

Nova Scotia is almost sold out of edibles, other second-wave cannabis products

Nova Scotians are loving their second-wave cannabis products — so much so that they’re getting nearly impossible to find at licensed stores across the province.

Beverly Ware, spokesperson for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC), told NEWS 97.5 on Friday that edibles, in particular, are flying off the shelves. The demand for the recently available products has been high, to the point where “almost all” of the Crown corporation’s store locations have treats like cannabis-infused chocolates and gummies in short supply, Ware said.

Mon
30
Dec

Top 5 CBD-infused drinks for a perfect chill night

Just in case you didn’t know, beverages with cannabidiol (CBD) won’t get you high. In fact, these “rescue” drinks can actually make you feel focused and calm (which you surely want on a chilly night before you head to sleep). If you are to read articles from American Marijuana, you’ll discover how these drinks can actually give significant health and therapeutic benefits – clearly opposite from the idea of being at blazed. Amazingly, CBD products are found to reduce stress, anxiety, insomnia, body pain and etc.

Tue
24
Dec

‘It’s really nice to see’: New cannabis offerings brighten the holidays in Winnipeg

The early bird gets the edibles.

Cannabis 2.0 products have touched down in Winnipeg and the new THC-infused treats are flying off the shelves faster than retailers can stock them.

“A lot of people have been waiting for this for a long time,” Trevor Duncan, manager of a Delta 9 Cannabis shop, told the Winnipeg Free Press. “It’s really nice to see this happening right before the holidays.”

Tue
24
Dec

'Start low and go slow': New cannabis products could put party hosts at risk of liability

The holidays are here, meaning Canadians will be celebrating with family, taking some much deserved time off and gearing up for the new year. 

It's also, coincidentally, when new cannabis products will be trickling onto the market. 

Edibles, beverages, vapes and topicals – such as lotions – became legal for sale in Canada on Dec. 17, but they all have different intoxicating effects. 

They also have wide ranging levels of potency, depending on whether you're eating a cookie or vaping. 

And if you're hosting a party you could be at risk of significant legal liability if you're not careful, so experts have provided some tips to navigate this uncharted territory.

Tue
24
Dec

The High Times gift guide for sophisticated smokers

A sophisticated individual is defined by their wealth of worldly experience, as well as a well-rounded knowledge of fashion, arts, culture, and technology. With this in mind, we’ve curated a list of some of the most cosmopolitan, ultramodern, and state-of-the-art products to give even the most discriminating consumer.

Tue
24
Dec

How Alberta became the regulated cannabis capital of Canada

Alberta has emerged as the exception to the national trend of a struggling legal cannabis market. It has almost as many retail stores licensed as all other provinces combined, with sales that rival those of Ontario or Quebec despite having a fraction of their population.

Tue
24
Dec

20 rare strains we want to buy in Canada in 2020

Want to spice up your sex life with Wonder Woman or curl up with The Golden Girls? Tough luck: Canadian cannabis consumers couldn’t buy these rare cannabis strains on the regulated market in 2019.

Mon
23
Dec

Alberta latest province to halt cannabis vapes sales amid health concerns

Alberta is suspending sales of cannabis vaping devices amid lingering concerns about their health effects, a move that would leave nearly half of the country's consumer market unable to purchase the newly-legal pot product. 

Heather Holmen, a spokesperson for the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis, the provincial agency responsible for regulating cannabis, said officials are still considering whether to allow the sale of cannabis vape products in the province, but didn't specify when it would begin to offer the product to consumers. 

Mon
23
Dec

First batch of cannabis edibles on the way to B.C. retailers

The B.C. government says the first batch of legal marijuana edibles, extracts and topical will be available soon for purchase, two months after they were legalized in Canada.

The province says it received its first shipments of the products on Wednesday and has made them available to private and public retailers through its wholesale operation. The province’s liquor control branch is the only wholesale distributor of non-medical cannabis in B.C.

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