From cryptocurrency to cannabis: A Q&A with Joel Semczyszyn

From cryptocurrency miner to Microsoft engineer to leading the charge to combine cannabis and blockchain, Joel Semczyszyn, CEO of Rubikon Blockchain Corporation, has shown...

From MS to cannabis mogul: Meet Phil Kwong

Medical cannabis helped more than just Phil Kwong's disease. It changed his life. I was around 23 when I first got diagnosed with MS. I woke...

COLUMN: Women are key to the cannabis green rush

We have entered the new world of cannabis. The legalization of recreational cannabis has galvanized entrepreneurs, provided lucrative opportunities in a variety of sectors, and...

Meet the Queen of Green: Hilary Black

For decades, Hilary Black has been sowing the seeds of legalization. Story by JENNI BAYNHA Do you remember the first-ever dispensary in Vancouver? Hilary Black does, because...

LDB launches ‘advanced ordering system’ for private cannabis retailers in B.C.

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) announced on Nov. 2 that it has launched its wholesale customer website for licensed, private cannabis retailers. According to...

O’Cannabiz Conference & Expo comes to Vancouver

An event touted as Canada's premier cannabis business conference is readying for an event in Vancouver this December. "O’Cannabiz is a gathering of the complete...

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...

Podcast: An interview with cannabis delivery service Save The Drive

Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. Chanel Graham, CEO of Save The Drive,...

Grow Tech Labs and Launch Academy aim to bolster cannabis innovation, entrepreneurship

Victory Square Technologies says its newly established cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs is joining with Launch Academy to "develop cannabis innovation, entrepreneurship and investment." “This...

Cannabis branding without advertising: An interview with Cult Collective

Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. In this episode, Cult Collective's Chief Engagement Officer...