Canada

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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17
Apr
2019

B.C.’s six-month cannabis checkup: legalization support strong

This month, Canada will observe six months since marijuana was legalized. The culmination of a Justin Trudeau campaign promise made in 2015 took longer than originally anticipated and has endured its share of setbacks. At this point, there is a minuscule number of stand-alone marijuana stores operating across the country and most legal sales are being conducted through

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17
Apr
2019

Quebec’s cannabis producers unite to break the stigma and find investors

aunched officially on Tuesday, the Association québécoise de l’industrie du cannabis (AQIC) also wants to have a voice in the debate around the legal framework of the substance, the recreational consumption of which has been legal since last October. Cannabis Business president Michel Timperio, who also directs the cannabis division of Neptune Wellness Solutions, believes there is still

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16
Apr
2019

As legal sources of cannabis fall short, Canada’s black market remains strong six months after law change

QUEBEC CITY – High prices, short supplies and lineups at stores: six months after Canada legalized recreational cannabis, consumers are still buying a lot of pot on the black market as legal sources fail to meet demand. But authorities say the legal market will eventually put street dealers and criminal gangs out of work, once the

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16
Apr
2019

Alberta pot facility expands to meet global demand

The company attributed the design change to a rapidly growing global demand for high-quality medical marijuana. The facility’s initial 1.2-million-square-foot footprint will be expanded by 33 per cent to 1.62 million square feet. Aurora officials stated they were confident in projecting an expected production capacity at Aurora Sun in excess of 230,000 kilograms of high-quality

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