Taking the leap

The new Canadian dream? Creating a home-grown cannabis empire. Meet three locals who have traded it all in to pursue the green rush. Since the...

B.C.’s first private cannabis shop licensed in Kimberley

The provincial government announced Wednesday that the first licence for a private pot store has been issued in Kimberley. The licence was issued by the...

Scaling Up

As the cannabis industry grows, production technology is growing with it—and Radient Technology is at the forefront. Though there are still months before Canada’s upcoming legalization...

Cannabis employment: A budding industry in Canada

Today Canada celebrates the one year anniversary of recreational cannabis becoming legal in the country. It also marks the second wave of...

Do you have what it takes to be a Budtender?

With legalization just around the corner, cannabis retailers are actively hiring for the hottest new role to hit the retail landscape – Budtenders. Budtenders help...

PART TWO: An introduction to healthy cannabis consumption

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...

Panel discussion – What does legalization and regulation mean for ‘craft’ growers?

With the Cannabis Act continuing to work its way through the legislative process and a concern around what the final legislation will mean for...

Youth cannabis use after legalization: Why there is no reason to panic

But think of the children! Many are concerned about the effect that non-medical cannabis legalization in Canada will have on young people – especially those...

Q&A with Rosy Mondin

The executive director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada speaks with BotaniQ on the future of legalization. With over 16 years of experience in...

Q&A with Anne McLellan

The head of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation shares her insight on the current cannabis debate. It’s been a year since the...