Nominations are now closed for BotaniQ’s “Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry Awards 2018.” We received more than 1,000 nominations, and we are announcing the top three finalists in all 10 categories this month. Winners are set to be announced at the end of September.   Today, we are announcing...
Bethany Rae, BotaniQ columnist As I continued to explore cannabis I was surprised to discover that cannabis consumption does not necessarily mean having to get high. However, the euphoria I often experience from cannabis can be an uplifting, relaxing and a overall, a pleasurable experience. After years of cannabis prohibition we have,...
Nominations are now closed for BotaniQ’s “Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry 2018.” We received more than 1,000 nominations, and we are announcing the top three finalists in all 10 categories this month. Winners are set to be announced at the end of September.   Today, we are announcing the...
If you ever wondered what a group of self-proclaimed “data nerds” can bring to cannabis, the answer is over 30 million data points on cannabis strain efficacy and patient use. Stephanie Karasick is a co-founder of Strainprint, along with Andrew Muroff (CEO), David Berg (CTO) and Evan Karasick (Chief of...
Nominations are now closed for BotaniQ's “Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry 2018." We received more than 1,000 nominations, and we are announcing the top three finalists in all 10 categories this month. Winners are set to be announced at the end of September.   Today, we are announcing the...
Canadian entrepreneur, financier, author and TV personality Kevin O'Leary is keynote speaker at the Grow Up Conference & Expo in Niagara falls next week. The conference, set for Sept. 7-8, includes a plethora of events including a cannabis investment breakfast, an inaugural growers lunch, a women growers breakfast and a...
Want to be a retail cannabis consultant? With cannabis legalization just around the corner, Kwantlen Polytechnic University is hosting a workshop on September 7 and 8 at their Richmond campus to prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in the retail industry. "The Retail Cannabis Consultant workshop will...
Bethany Rae, BotaniQ columnist I prefer to compare cannabis to food. Where knowledge of proper nutrition leads to food choices that can heal or harm us; cannabis can be used for wellness or it can be misused. Only once I took on the knowledge of how cannabis was working in my...
With Canada just weeks away from recreational cannabis legalization, a change.org petition is calling for Instagram to be more welcoming of the cannabis industry. So far, more than 5,000 people have signed the petition, which was launched by Cannabess Byers. "Today, legal cannabis producers, processors, retailers, ancillary businesses, advocates and influencers...
The organization that's advocating for cannabis convictions to be overturned has received a $50,000 boost, with Canadian legalization just around the corner. Aurora Cannabis announced its contribution to the Campaign for Cannabis Amnesty this week, which is a non-partisan, not-for-profit group of lawyers, activists, and entrepreneurs "brought together by the...