26
Jun
2019

Doctor or Nurse Practitioner Starting Point for Getting a Medical Cannabis Prescription

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for almost two decades, but with recreational’s entrance into the regulated space last October, rules around accessing medical cannabis changed. So how does a patient go about getting a prescription? There are two broad-stroke things to do to get the process started: meet with a healthcare practitioner and then register with a

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24
Jun
2019

Ontario cannabis sales see major boost from physical store rollout; B.C. sales drop

Adult-use cannabis sales in Canada’s largest consumer market more than doubled in April on the back of new store openings, representing “powerful evidence” of pent-up demand for regulated marijuana after months of stagnation, according to experts. Receipts of recreational-use cannabis products in Ontario totaled 19.6 million Canadian dollars ($15.1 million) in the month, recent data

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7
Jun
2019

Why Marijuana’s Top Dividend Stock Has High Hopes for Future Growth

Marijuana stocks vaulted into the limelight in 2018, and their performance in 2019 has generally been extremely strong. As more states have embraced cannabis by legalizing it for medical or recreational purposes, the opportunities for cannabis producers to capitalize on strong and rising demand have grown. Given the incentive to invest available capital toward future growth,

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10
May
2019

Hemp processing plant in Conover to be sold

A CBD-extracting plant in Conover is expected to become part of a Canadian-based health and wellness company that is already a player in the legal cannabis industry. Conover hemp processing plant Sugarleaf Labs LLC will be purchased by Neptune Wellness Solutions this summer, according to a Thursday press release. Sugarleaf’s 24,000-square-foot facility is capable of

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7
May
2019

Canada’s roadside drug tests can’t tell the difference between tea and cocaine

The reliability of Canada’s only federally approved device for roadside cannabis impairment testing has been thrown into question after a Vancouver lawyer determined the device is easily duped, writes Calvin Hughes. While preparing to roll out cannabis legalization in October of 2018, the Canadian government introduced a new roadside cannabis impairment testing device called the

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2
May
2019

Shoppers Drug Mart adds HelloMD’s on-demand advice to online cannabis sales

In its biggest Canadian deal to date, HelloMD is now providing health practitioner advice through the Shoppers Drug Mart medical cannabis website to streamline access for patients. “We worked tremendously hard to be awarded this business, and being selected by Shoppers is that crowning jewel that we’ve been building towards,” says Larry Lisser, senior vice-president

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