After a scientific review of CBD, World Health Organization’s Director General says it should not be considered a scheduled substance. The WHO report found there are “no case reports of abuse or dependence relating to the use of pure CBD” and that “no public health problems have been associated with...
HelloMD revealed this week that it's launching a "convenient, discreet and comprehensive" online service where "health, telemedicine, education and wellbeing intersect to offer a timely service for Canadians." The company says registrants can access a licensed Canadian health practitioner on any video camera-equipped smart device or computer for a consultation...
For the fourth year in a row, the Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo returns to Vancouver this September - just two weeks before legalization. Billed as the "largest and most comprehensive cannabis conference in Canada," the event will feature more than 40 speakers, 35 exhibitors and six live workshops.  "Going into...
Do you have a cannabis connoisseur in your life? A new holiday gift guide aims to help you find them the perfect gift this year. "With the first legalized holidays quickly approaching it becomes more important to find the perfect gifts that your loved ones will truly care about (and use),"...
Bethany Rae, BotaniQ columnist In my own life experience the unhealthiest thing about cannabis has been the lack of education around it. The “just say no policy” didn’t get through to me in my youth despite being raised in a loving Christian home, with extensive education and extracurricular opportunities afforded to...
A new trial studying CBD in dogs has found it can help reduce pain and improve functional performance. Liberty Leaf announced the completion of its first CBD trial on pain medication for dogs on Monday (Aug. 20). The focus of this first study was on treating dogs with chronic osteoarthritic pain,...
“I can’t imagine practising without it.” Those are the words of Dr. Kathy Kramer of the Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital. She’s one of many voices speaking up about the benefits of CBD as a veterinary health product for pets. In an interview earlier this year in the Georgia Straight, she...
A study has just been launched that will look at how CBD can help as a therapy for chronic pain, and related anxiety and depression. The research, a partnership between Aurora Cannabis Inc. and McGill University, was announced on Thursday. The three-year translational collaborative study will investigate the "pain relief properties...
VANCOUVER - Cannabis professionals are invited to Blüm & Grow's "Pop Up Portrait" event at a "secret location" that will allow for networking and, of course, photos when you attend. "Join us for a relaxed reception style garden party for a bit of networking and your own portrait or headshot...
With cannabis legalization weeks away in Canada, we are surely going to see a lot of new projects, products, and even facilities that cater to tourism. In fact, one such facility is already being envisioned. MYM Nutraceuticals announced Wednesday it has engaged well-known tourism and recreational expert, Sylvain Audet, to develop...