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Thu
07
Oct

BevCanna Signs White-Label Agreement to Produce Cannabis-Infused Beverages for Xebra Brands

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Emerging leader in innovative health and wellness beverages and products, BevCanna Enterprises Inc. (CSE:BEV, Q:BVNNF, FSE:7BC) ("BevCanna" or the "Company") announces today that it has entered into a white-label agreement with Xebra Brands Ltd., a rising player in the global cannabis beverage sector. Vicious Citrus™ -- Lemonade for Renegades™ -- "True rebels are direct, honest, and stand up for what they believe in… just like Vicious Citrus. Vicious Citrus cannabis-infused lemonades don’t compromise on great taste and blaze a refreshingly original path." www.viciouscitrus.com (Photo: Business Wire)
Tue
05
Oct

Jima Cannabis expands reach into Ontario with acquisition of High Tea Cannabis

Jima cannabis store

ima Cannabis, a B.C.-based recreational cannabis retail brand with one store in Abbotsford, B.C., and four more opening soon in the province, has acquired Ontario-based retailer, High Tea Cannabis Co. (High Tea). With AGCO approval of the deal through parent company T-CANN Retail Ltd., Jima is now a multi-location, national cannabis brand with a rapid expansion plan and a franchise and affiliate model.

As part of the agreement, Jima will add the Ontario High Tea stores located in Brampton, Scarborough, St. Thomas, York West, and Windsor into its network.

As part of the growth strategy, additional High Tea stores are set to open in the fall of 2021 in York, North York, Hamilton, Beamsville, and Petersburg.

Mon
04
Oct

Delta cannabis grower partners with Langara project

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A large-scale cannabis greenhouse operation in East Ladner has announced that it has signed an agreement with Langara College to support the Applied Science for the Canadian Cannabis Industry (ASCCI) research project. The agreement will provide opportunities for researchers and students to study cannabis using the latest technology, facilitate innovation and address questions that are important to the industry.

During the course of the five-year research project, which integrates chemistry, biology and bioinformatics, Pure Sunfarms’ experts will work with faculty members and students at Langara on research that will provide new data and insights for published research, and also help advance Pure Sunfarms’ product development strategy.

Mon
04
Oct

Delta not accepting more cannabis retail applications, for now

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The latest applications, including one from the BC Liquor Distribution Branch, are still in the early stages of review
a day ago.  The proposed cannabis dispensary at Scottsdale Centre would be located next door to a BC Liquor Store. Sandor Gyarmati/Delta Optimist
 

Delta council, at its Sept, 27th meeting, announced it has instructed staff not to accept and consider any more submitted applications to open cannabis dispensaries in the city – at least for the time being.

In June, following a public hearing, council unanimously approved advancing an application by Seed & Stone to open a private cannabis dispensary at 616 Chester Road, located on Annacis Island.

Fri
01
Oct

15 Medical Cannabis Health Benefits: Breaking Down the Science

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Research relating to the medicinal benefits of marijuana is still ongoing, but studies are impressive. In fact, an estimated two million Americans are currently using medical cannabis, to alleviate some of the most common mental and physical ailments, and the numbers are rising. Many cannabis consumers refer to the cannabis plant as a medicinal elixir and swear that it treats mild to serious illnesses such as relieving pain and fighting cancer.

Thu
30
Sep

New B.C. pot shop

During a one-on-one tour of the B.C. Cannabis Stores’ new Kelowna location, I spoke to the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch’s director of retail operations, cannabis operations, Kevin Satterfield.

He has decades of experience in retail, including with Best Buy and SportMart. He pivoted into cannabis about four years ago.(Photo: David Wylie)

 

Here is our Q&A:

the oz. — What look are you going for?

Tue
28
Sep

Kiaro Revenue Up 55% In Q2-2022 To A Record $6.19 Million

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Kiaro Holdings Corp. (TSXV: KO) ("Kiaro" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its second-quarter financial results for the three and six months ended July 31, 2021 and 2020. With the closing of the acquisition of Sculthorp SEO Inc. on July 12, 2021, Kiaro created a new segment in reporting this quarter, and now reports on Retail, Wholesale, and eCommerce operations, all of which were profitable during the quarter. All amounts, unless specified otherwise, are expressed in Canadian dollars.

Thu
23
Sep

Thousands in cash and product stolen in Victoria cannabis shop heist

Security camera footage captured two people breaking into Pacificanna Victoria Jubilee early Monday morning. “I thought it was a bad joke,” said Darren Saunders, Pacificanna co-owner.The store’s Fort Street Location, opposite Royal Jubilee Hospital, opened just last month. Saunders says the thieves made off with a safe full of cash along with a large amount of varied cannabis products.

“Many, many thousands in cash and product,” said Saunders. “They hit the wall in the perfect spot to be in our storage room, which was very suspicious.”

Thu
23
Sep

Cannabis facility on McGill?

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The City of Kamloops is considering issuing a permit for a small cannabis processing facility to operate along McGill Road.

At its meeting Tuesday afternoon, city council voted in favour of having staff distribute a notice of intent to consider issuing the temporary use permit. (Photo by: Tim Petruk)

According to city staff, if the permit is awarded, the business — which would operate in an existing building located at McGill Road and Concordia Way — would be allowed to prepare and package small batches of dried cannabis and extract oils for use in topicals, edibles and other products.

Two delivery trucks will take products created in the facility to retailers. No retail space would be set up at the facility itself.

Thu
23
Sep

SpeakEasy Announces Strategic Plan to Release Multiple Consumer Brands Over the Next 12 Months

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SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE: EASY) (Frankfurt: 39H) (the "Company" or "SpeakEasy") a holder of a federal licence to cultivate, process, and sell cannabis under the Cannabis Act is pleased to announce it has created a strategic plan to release multiple consumer-facing brands over the next 12 months. The brands will represent SpeakEasy's agricultural foundation and core principles - product quality, respecting the culture and achieving a competitive price point that will rival our competitors and the black market.(1)

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