The Canadian government has set 10mg of THC as the per-product limit for edibles in the second wave of legalization, set to take effect in October 2019.  Is that too low?  It depends who you ask.  “I think...
With the legalization of recreational cannabis use just around the corner, a new Ipsos poll suggests that managers and employees are not on the same page when it comes to their workplace’s policies on the use of recreational cannabis. Only 18% of working Canadians say the management team at their...
In this podcast, Cannabis Media Collective interviews Ted Smith, a man who's gone to war for the rights of cannabis users and medical patients for decades. During the interview, Smith talks about his life, shares some crazy stories, and discusses his loves and...
With Canada just weeks away from recreational cannabis legalization, a change.org petition is calling for Instagram to be more welcoming of the cannabis industry. So far, more than 5,000 people have signed the petition, which was launched by Cannabess Byers. "Today, legal cannabis producers, processors, retailers, ancillary businesses, advocates and influencers...
After a scientific review of CBD, World Health Organization’s Director General says it should not be considered a scheduled substance. The WHO report found there are “no case reports of abuse or dependence relating to the use of pure CBD” and that “no public health problems have been associated with...
Nominations are now closed for BotaniQ’s “Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry 2018.” We received more than 1,000 nominations, and we are announcing the top three finalists in all 10 categories this month. Winners are set to be announced at the end of September.   Today, we are announcing the...
The team at Vancouver-based cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs is raising funds for the YMCA as it prepares for a half marathon this fall. "The GTL team decided to incorporate wellness with social responsibility," said Barinder Rasode, CEO of Grow Tech Labs (GTL)....
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...
This Her(b) Life "Sessions" episode discusses cannabis as a spiritual ally, an aspect of the plant that is often glossed over in the mainstream conversation. "Spirituality is a concept that differs from from person to person, what is deemed spiritual for a person of...
Kira London-Nadeau, for NICHE Canada Cannabis prohibition has caused harm to several Canadians in many ways. One of its most adverse effects on young people specifically has been the limitations of their drug education. This means children, teenagers, and older youth have not received adequate tools to make sound decisions...