Canada

25
Apr
2019

Alberta’s per capita legal cannabis sales leaves other provinces in its smoke

While the province hosts only 11.6 per cent of Canada’s population, it accounted for 27.7 per cent of legal pot sales in 2018, states a study conducted by Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics. That discrepancy is far greater than any other province, including notoriously cannabis-friendly B.C. where revenue gleaned from legal pot sales lagged

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24
Apr
2019

Alcohol and cannabis companies form pot-beverage industry group to push changes

TORONTO – A group of alcohol and cannabis companies have formed an industry alliance to push for changes to proposed rules governing pot-infused beverages before edibles become legal in the coming months. The Cannabis Beverage Producers Alliance is arguing for, among other things, the ability to produce pot-based drinks in the same facilities where non-cannabis

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24
Apr
2019

Oneida Grapples with Cannabis Sales While on the Road to Regulation

he chief and council of Oneida Nation of the Thames, a community south of London, want to ensure the safety of their First Nation’s members who have been subjected to increased sales of cannabis in the community. Council, which only supports the sale of medicinal cannabis, is in the early phases of establishing rules and

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22
Apr
2019

‘Cannabis Christmas’: Regina pot shops celebrate 4-20

Stocked with five-cent candies, balloons and cannabis, Regina pot shop Tweed is celebrating the first 4-20 since Canada legalized marijuana. “For different people, (4-20) symbolizes different things,” Anderson said. “As of late, a lot of people just see it as an important day for legalization, and in the past, that’s what it really was. Now that we are in a

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22
Apr
2019

A look at Canada’s first 4-20 celebrations since legalization

Canadians from coast to coast will be lighting up celebratory joints for 4-20Saturday, the unofficial holiday for marijuana. This year’s 4-20 marks the first celebration since recreational pot became legal in Canada. “Many people will be celebrating today,” he said, adding that many new faces may come out to the celebrations now that cannabis is legal. “There

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18
Apr
2019

Cannabis Canada Daily: Canadian pot sales in February down as inventory levels continue to climb

Canadian pot sales extend declines in February as producers hoard supply ahead of edibles launch  Canadians bought 6,671 kilograms of cannabis in February, down about nine per cent from the prior month, and the lowest level since legalization, according to figures released by Health Canada. The decline is largely attributed to fewer days in February, said

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18
Apr
2019

Cannabis trends: CBD oil for seniors, pot that won’t make you hungry, and more

The future of cannabis consumption may not involve the cannabis plant at all. “Years from now, most of the [major cannabis producers] aren’t going to grow a single plant,” Boris Jordan, founder of investment firm Measure 8 Venture Partners, said Tuesday at the GMP Securities 2019 Global Cannabis Conference in Toronto. Jordan and other industry-watchers

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