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 Consumption laws were adopted with combustion in mind, but will be outdated when cannabis beverages and edibles hit the shelves later this year or...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...
A new app launched this week that aims to provider retailers and consumers access to product details to help them make informed choices. The Figr Budtender app is described as an "interactive tool intended for budtenders and consumers" The app...
Cannabis cookies, chocolates, teas, and more. A new wave of cannabis products are in the works and Canada has officially legalized edibles.  Though they aren’t on the shelves yet – seeing as Health Canada has established a mandatory 60-day processing period after legalization day...
A quick look at some recent news in the cannabis industry: Vancouver-based extraction tech company Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. has entered into an agreement with its commercialization partner Nextleaf Labs Ltd. A release notes that through Nextleaf's “existing intellectual property (IP) and infrastructure, OILS...
By GROW TECH LABS When you think of the Okanagan, what comes to mind? Beautiful scenic views of B.C. wineries, vineyard tours, and of course the wine tastings.  But when it comes to B.C. bud, tourism hasn’t yet...
"Dosed - it’s not magic - it’s medicine" An award-winning documentary screened for the first time in Vancouver this week offered a unique look at illegal psychedelic medicine, such as magic mushrooms and iboga.  DOSED, presented by Golden Teacher Films...
If you ask Dominica Bay how she first stumbled across kombucha, you’ll discover she simply picked one up at a Whole Foods in Miami during a stopover on a cruise ship she was working on. But, as she’d later learn, it was serendipitous she...