FSD Pharma has partnered with Solarvest BioEnergy on a collaborate research and development agreement to "develop algae-based, pharma-grade cannabinoids." It's said the process could significantly reduce cannabinoid production time. Solarvest is a technology company that developed an algal-based flexible production platform...
Labatt has partnered with B.C. cannabis producer Tilray to research non-alcoholic THC and CBD drinks. “Labatt is committed to staying ahead of emerging consumer trends," said Kyle Norrington, President, Labatt Breweries of Canada. "As ...
A new video was released this week that aims to de-stigmatize cannabis use. Welcome to The New Normal is a two-minute "journey through America’s complex history with cannabis" directed by Spike Jonze, posted under MedMen's" YouTube account. "Learn more about...
Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. In this podcast, Adam Osborne, President and Founder of Earth's Edibles explains his approach to preparing foods with THC and CBD. See also: The Little Book of Cannabis: A podcast with author Amanda...
Cannabis-infused beer is coming, Canada. And since the beer is brewed from cannabis, rather than barley, it will be naturally gluten-free and low in calories and sugar. Province Brands of Canada — the Canadian company developing the world's first beers brewed from the cannabis plant — has announced an agreement with...
Canadian Cannabis Update is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Vancouver-based Defence Lawyer Kyla Lee. She is a very busy person these days. Her practice specializes in cannabis impaired driving, perhaps a new area of law, but an area that...
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, talks about her business vision to help those with mobility issues. It's a neat concept and one that's already taking off in California. In a nutshell,...
Emmy Award-winning television show host Martha Stewart has partnered with Canopy Growth and Sequential Brands on CDB product lines for both humans and animals. Stewart has joined the company in an advisory role to "assist with developing and positioning a broad new line of...

The boomer boom

As the baby boomer population ages, its members are turning to cannabis in record numbers—and changing the expectations of the industry. Walter Sorto wasn’t sure how his mother would react when he told her he wanted to get into the cannabis business. She didn’t like it when he smoked cannabis...
Why Lori S. couldn’t wait for the law to save her life. I found out five years ago that I had triple negative breast cancer. Half of the women diagnosed with this disease die within two years, forty percent die after five years, and the other ten percent are somewhere...