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...

West meets east

Synergies between medical marijuana and traditional Chinese medicine treatments are growing as we move into a new era of patient care. he advent of spring in Heilongjiang, China’s northernmost province, is a time when the annual rush for “green gold” begins. Here on the frosty Chinese-Russian border, naturally divided by the...

The Cannabis Counter

The House of Commons health committee, which is conducting public hearings on the government’s plan to legalize marijuana, is being bombarded with numbers. Here are just a few of them. 33% Over a third (36.4 percent) of consumption in Canada is projected to come from people in the 15 to 24...
As we move towards the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, many institutions are facing challenges regarding usage. While many universities provide designated consumption areas for alcohol and tobacco, they are struggling with cannabis as a unique substance. Those who would want to completely ban the smoking of cannabis offer...
Tourism is one of the major economic drivers for many countries. Many tourists travel aboard for vacations to see dazzling landscapes and bustling city-life and in turn, tourism drives revenue for many businesses such as food, retail, and hospitality, but now it...
The latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast features an interview with Botanical Brownie, a Calgary-based edibles start up. "Jennifer and Danya discuss their business vision, some of their challenges and victories," said Cannabis Media Collective host Michael Pedersen. "This interview proves that if you...
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...
A quick look at some of the news in the cannabis industry last week: Ontario-based CannabCo Pharmaceutical Corp. has announced an agreement with an undisclosed technology provider to deploy an advanced cannabis technology for the production of near odourless cannabis. According to a release,...
As you kick off the week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry: Cannabis industry says it needs more approved growers to meet Canadian demand; As the Calgary Herald reports, more fully-licensed cannabis growers and cultivation space are needed to meet a voracious demand for legal...
Canadian Cannabis Update is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Philip Kwong, who is described as a pioneer of sorts. When diagnosed with MS, he began his search for a way to treat his symptoms using cannabis. This led to...