New study exploring effects of CBD for chronic pain, anxiety, depression

A study has just been launched that will look at how CBD can help as a therapy for chronic pain, and related anxiety and...

Democracy in action: Ontario’s seismic shift in cannabis policy

What a difference an election can make. In a dramatic shift this week, Ontario’s new Premier scrapped the former government’s plan for selling cannabis...

Cannabis training now available online for police officers

New online training on cannabis legislation is now available for police officers, in both of Canada's official languages. The goal is to "inform and educate...

Ontario’s cannabis retail model will include online channel

The government of Ontario has just announced that following recreational cannabis legalization, it will "immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis," to be...

B.C. determines cannabis mark up will be 15% after legalization

The B.C. government has announced a 15 per cent mark-up on cannabis will be applied to pot products, once recreational marijuana is legalized on...

One in seven people admit to driving after smoking pot: Statistics Canada

New statistics reveal 14% (or about one in seven) cannabis users with a driver's license admit to driving within two hours of using marijuana. And...

Zenabis signs cannabis agreement with B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch

One of Canada's major cannabis suppliers has signed an agreement with the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch for recreational marijuana. Zenabis Ltd. announced on July 30...

Fire & Flower receives ‘conditional approval’ for 37 Alberta cannabis stores

Cannabis retailer Fire & Flower said Tuesday that it has received conditional approval from the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC). Under the conditional...

Cannabis Conversation event planned for political candidates in Vancouver

Civic political hopefuls in the Lower Mainland are being provided an opportunity to "meet the cannabis community" during an Aug. 17 event. The "open invitation"...

Canada considers roadside THC drug screener

The Canadian government is pondering whether it should approve a drug screener to test drivers suspected to be impaired by cannabis. Last month, Minister of...