Amid the ongoing overdose epidemic in North America, another study is underway that aims to determine if cannabis can be a replacement for opioids when it comes to pain management. Last week, we told you about Tetra Bio-Pharma launching a clinical trial that aims to find out if cannabis can...
Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Joel Semczyszyn, CEO of Rubikon Blockchain Corporation, and winner in the Disruptor category of BotaniQ's Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry awards. Read also: From cryptocurrency to cannabis:...
As you kick off the week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry: Cannabis industry says it needs more approved growers to meet Canadian demand; As the Calgary Herald reports, more fully-licensed cannabis growers and cultivation space are needed to meet a voracious demand for legal...
CBD is all the rage, but how does it truly impact the brain? A new clinical trial aims to discover out more about the popular drug. Koios Beverage Corp. announced on Nov. 8 that it will be initiating a study that intends to find out more how CBD affects the human...
A new approach to feeding friends who are grieving, by Alica Forneret When a person is grieving, we want to do everything right. We stress over every opportunity to support them: How do I say the right thing? When do I show up? What do I bring to make them feel...
NICHE Canada has been hosting a series of forums across Canada that organizers say are "focused on providing people with meaningful and practical information about legalization, and how people can adapt to the changes and succeed in this new environment." The changes are complicated, and in some cases, still being...
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 up one morning and I couldn’t see anything out of my right eye except a blur of colour. I showered, went to work and tried to...
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 given Canada the opportunity to be known on the world stage as the country that pioneers groundbreaking cannabis research. After such a historic year, what’s next? Opportunities...
In the midst of the ongoing opioid epidemic that's took more than 1,400 lives in B.C. last year alone, a new clinical trial aims to find out if cannabis can treat pain as well as fentanyl. Tetra Bio-Pharma received Health Canada's approval for the trial last August to study whether...
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 she opened it. Her story started with her work for the first medical cannabis organization in the country; she would then go on to spend the...