We all know about CBD and its impact on pain and anxiety (among other things), but what do you know about its effects on cognitive function? Most of the research around cannabidiol focuses on the physical effects it generates, but there’s a lot to be said about this cannabis extract and how it may be […]
Cannabinoid-derived product by Ontario-based Tetra Bio-Pharma to be officially recognized as a drug Ontario-based Oriol Rhodes has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, but it’s only recently that she has ventured into an uncharted territory: cannabis. “A year ago, I knew very little; particularly about substance use, and absolutely nothing about harm […]
There’s a week to go before a draw to award the first 25 cannabis retail licences Prospective pot shop owners around the province are hoping Friday is their lucky day. That’s the day that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will hold a draw to determine who gets the first 25 cannabis retail licences. […]
Not long ago, the United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) updated its position on employees of the Canadian marijuana industry crossing the border into the U.S. Canadian citizens that are connected with the industry are allowed to enter the U.S. for non-marijuana related purposes. The statement reads: A Canadian citizen working in or facilitating the […]
Hot off a supply deal with Canadian Nova Scotia Liquors, Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy said he expects more strategic investments to pour into the burgeoning marijuana industry. Cannabis industry value is “in the intellectual property of these other form factors and other delivery mechanisms,” Kennedy said. Hot off a supply deal with Canadian Nova Scotia […]
The Trump administration’s imposition of tariffs on China is expected to have a direct impact on several sectors of the marijuana industry – in particular, cannabis vaporizer companies. Others likely to be affected include: Cultivation operations that want to expand their greenhouse facilities. Growers that need to buy lighting equipment. Brands that purchase packaging from […]
Surprise! Legal cannabis is about more than just the flower. Whether you realize it or not, the marijuana industry is big business — and it’s about to get bigger. On June 19, after months of debate in the Senate and nearly two weeks of back-and-forth between the Senate and House of Commons, Canada’s Parliament passed bill […]
A new Cannabis Benchmarks report projects U.S. wholesale cannabis prices will continue their downward trend in 2018 and warns there are several wild cards to watch out for The price of a pound of legal marijuana has been plummeting for 18 months, according to a new report tracking the cannabis U.S. spot price index. Analysts […]
But it's not just sales growth that's been impressive -- it's the shift that underlies cannabis's expansion. An October-released Gallup poll showed that an all-time record 64% of respondents now want to see pot legalized nationally. This is up from just 25% in 1995, the year before California became the first ...
The public will have two opportunities this month to weigh in on how Humboldt County will regulate its cannabis market. The county planning ...