New clinic trials announced this week aim to help discover how cannabis can help those with dementia. Sundial Growers Inc. and the University of Saskatchewan have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to undertake collaborative research exploring opportunities for clinical testing and other research activities that support the advancement of...
A new study out of Toronto suggests THC and CBD, when used together, can help some children with epilepsy who are resistant to other drugs. Conducted by researchers at the Hospital for Sick Kids, the study shows "safe dosing and tolerability of a pharmaceutical formulation of tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) and cannabidiol...
LiveWell Canada says passage of the U.S. Farm Bill and legalization of hemp will unlock a multi-billlion-dollar wellness market made from hemp CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids. The Farm Bill, which passed the Senate 87-13 on Dec. 11, will legalize industrial hemp, including interstate commerce...
Barinder Rasode, NICHE Canada "Our main goal with NICHE Canada right now is to make the transition and implementation into (cannabis) legalization as seamless as possible by educating the industry community as well as the public they serve," said NICHE Canada founder Barinder...
The latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast features an interview with Andrew Freedman, a wine and cannabis expert. "He's made it his mission to share his knowledge with the world," said Cannabis Media Collective host Michael Pedersen. "You can watch his daily...
It seems the amount of people using cannabis in Canada hasn’t changed much since national legalization last October That’s according to Statistics Canada’s most recent National Cannabis Survey (NCS), zeroing in on the fourth quarter of 2018. Stats Can reports...
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.
Grow Tech Labs and NICHE Canada are organizing an event in Vancouver featuring Tel Aviv University professor Dan Peer. The Feb. 21 talk will delve into research related to cannabinoids and cancer. Peer is a Professor and the Director 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...
Shoppers Drug Mart is diving into the medical cannabis market, and has received its license from Health Canada to sell cannabis online. The company is now authorized to sell dried or fresh cannabis, plants, seeds and oil. Shoppers Drug Mart has...