Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Joel Semczyszyn, CEO of Rubikon Blockchain Corporation, and winner in the Disruptor category of BotaniQ's Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry awards. Read also: From cryptocurrency to cannabis:...
This article has been updated to remove errors in the original version. Jamie Shaw is a cannabis activist who helped medical dispensaries gain municipal support under a prohibitionist federal government. She’s also a writer, filmmaker and is currently a partner at...

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Quebec producer Hydropothecary appoints a former minister of health as its inside man. Meet the King of Cannabis Marijuana might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Quebec—hello, poutine and Shatner—but its homegrown cannabis producer Hydropothecary is doing its best to change that as the...
Bethany Rae, BotaniQ columnist In my own life experience the unhealthiest thing about cannabis has been the lack of education around it. The “just say no policy” didn’t get through to me in my youth despite being raised in a loving Christian home, with extensive education and extracurricular opportunities afforded to...
On Oct. 17, cannabis became legal across Canada, and cannabidiol – the chemical in hemp or cannabis that doesn't get you high – will be regulated similarly to cannabis. While previously available to medical patients with a prescription, it can now be used more widely by Canadians for a range of...
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...
Just 13 per cent of all Canadians report using cannabis frequently or occasionally, but almost half of them are Millennials, according to a new study released this week. Canadian Millennials - defined as people between 22 and 39 years old - are the primary...
Canadian Cannabis Update is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Neil Menzie, a self described chef and THC connoisseur. Menzie founded T H Sea Creations, a company dedicated to teaching others how to cook wholesome meals infused with THC. Learn how...
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.
What's the difference between hemp and marijuana? What's up with all these "hemp derived" CBDs? Cannabis Media Collective shares this Reefer MEDness podcast, in which Kirk and Trevor interview hemp pioneer Martin Moravcik, and hemp farmers Don Dewar and...