According to a recent Ipsos poll commissioned by Tetra Bio-Pharma, it seems that Canadians believe that "Doctor Knows Best" when it comes to recommending cannabis for a medical ailment, even though they are less convinced that they are well enough informed to treat them with it.
A study examining Canadian employers' understanding of chronic disease's prevalence in the workplace has revealed that nearly half of employers believe medical cannabis should be covered by health benefits, up from 34 per cent in 2018. The study also found that 64 per cent...
O'Cannabiz, a business-focused cannabis conference and expo in Canada, has announced its "Best of Cannabis" industry nominees ahead of its first annual industry awards gala on Thursday, April 25 at Toronto's historic Casa Loma. "Nominations opened during the first week of March, and O'Cannabiz...
A study has just been launched that will look at how CBD can help as a therapy for chronic pain, and related anxiety and depression. The research, a partnership between Aurora Cannabis Inc. and McGill University, was announced on Thursday. The three-year translational collaborative study will investigate the "pain relief properties...
Cannabis-infused drink, anyone? Such a product may just be available in Canada in 2019, after Molson Coors Canada announced on Aug. 1 a joint venture with Hydropothecary Corporation (HEXO) to “pursue opportunities to develop non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beverages for the Canadian market following legalization” this fall. Frederic Landtmeters, President and CEO of...
Medical cannabis company Aurora Cannabis announced last week it is investing $1.5 million in a Saskatoon research facility. As CTV report, 10 cannabis cultivation spaces will be dedicated to research and development, making this Aurora’s largest cultivation space for genetics research. Medical cannabis company...
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...
The latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast features an interview with Ed from Toronto Toke Tours, who has started a company that gives locals and tourists an opportunity to explore Toronto, while enjoying cannabis. For more info on the company, visit torontotoketours.com.
A new post-secondary program at B.C.’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University prepares students for the green rush. Your university years are a time of exploration. They’re a time to study the classics, a foreign language, or the nature of the universe. But marijuana? Well, that may not be a pipe dream anymore. Kwantlen Polytechnic...
The latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast is from Reefer MEDness. "First up we meet the founding member of Christian Cannabis, Craig Gross. Once known as the 'Porn Pastor,'" podcast hosts say. "Gross has a new message for Christian leaders. We learn how cannabis facilitated...