A quick look at some of the news in the cannabis industry recently: Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced the grand opening of its flagship retail store on Nov. 27 in West Edmonton Mall. “At approximately 11,000 square feet, Aurora has combined both a retail cannabis...
Last week, a new study revealed that daily cannabis consumption was associated with less frequent illicit opioid use among people who use drugs and report chronic pain in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.  While these results are encouraging, Dr. M-J Milloy tells BotaniQ Magazine that “the...
In this latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast, host Michael Pedersen interviews Sheriann Baker. "Sheriann Baker is a fighter," says Pedersen. "Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer a few years back, Sheriann decided not to give up, but to go to war. Sheriann walks us through...
Research released out of Vancouver this week is indicating there may be promise to cannabis being used to reduce reliance on illicit opioids being used for pain management. Researchers from the BCCSU and University of British Columbia (UBC) interviewed more than 1,100 people at highest...
By NICHE Canada Questions or concerns about cannabis? NICHE has launched a new tool for educating Canadians on cannabis that is designed to help people make informed choices and promote their well-being. The website is called What’s with Weed? (WWW) and covers current...
In this latest Cannabis Update Podcast, host Michael Pedersen interviews Danny Danko on home growing cannabis. In 2018, Danko published a book titled Cannabis: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Marijuana and is the Senior Cultivation Editor of High Times. "Danny...
Cannabis consumption can be a social activity, but regulations largely restrict use to private residences in certain areas of Canada. Consumption laws were adopted with combustion in mind, but will be outdated when cannabis beverages and edibles hit the shelves later this year or...
In this latest Cannabis Update Podcast, host Michael Pedersen interviews Matt from Skinny Piranha to talk about home-growing. "If you grow, then you know all about trimming too," writes Pedersen. "Matt from Skinny Piranha makes products that makes cannabis trimming and sorting easier...
Seniors looking to access medical cannabis face a complicated and potentially dangerous journey: Wayfare Nursing hopes to change that It’s been about a year since Wayfare Nursing hit the ground running, with the aim of helping seniors access medical cannabis safely.
Grace Hawkins Edibles are now legal in Canada, and many people are embracing cannabis consumption. Entrepreneurs have realized that the industry is lucrative, and are exploring different cannabis drinks to pair with food.  Although there are many cannabis users, some don’t...