A quick look at some recent news in the cannabis industry: Vancouver-based extraction tech company Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. has entered into an agreement with its commercialization partner Nextleaf Labs Ltd. A release notes that through Nextleaf's “existing intellectual property (IP) and infrastructure, OILS...
"Dosed - it’s not magic - it’s medicine" An award-winning documentary screened for the first time in Vancouver this week offered a unique look at illegal psychedelic medicine, such as magic mushrooms and iboga.  DOSED, presented by Golden Teacher Films...
If you ask Dominica Bay how she first stumbled across kombucha, you’ll discover she simply picked one up at a Whole Foods in Miami during a stopover on a cruise ship she was working on. But, as she’d later learn, it was serendipitous she...
By Grow Tech Labs It seems every day a new study is released highlighting the benefits of CBD – from epilepsy to anxiety to pain management and even for ailments affecting pets. Anecdotally, personal stories telling of first-hand health benefits are...
Being a mom and worrying about health go hand-in-hand.  “We’re always on the go, and a lot of the times you just feel exhausted or overwhelmed. That led me, personally, to exploring the possibilities of CBD,” said Crystal Lindsay, one of the three founders...
This latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast comes from Periodic Effects. "Research on the Science of Cannabis is expanding quickly. While new discoveries are being made faster than ever, how these new findings will be integrated into commercial cannabis products is a new frontier," podcast...
Rielle Capler is a PhD cannabis policy researcher at University of British Columbia and the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use. BotaniQ Magazine spoke to Capler about her work and findings in the area of cannabis being used as a substitute for opiates.
The team at Vancouver-based cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs is raising funds for the YMCA as it prepares for a half marathon this fall. "The GTL team decided to incorporate wellness with social responsibility," said Barinder Rasode, CEO of Grow Tech Labs (GTL)....
A long-running UBC research project looking at people using illicit drugs on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is delving into how this population is using cannabis.  “We’re finding that cannabis use in this community really does exist on a spectrum, from purely recreational – to get...
The Canadian government has set 10mg of THC as the per-product limit for edibles in the second wave of legalization, set to take effect in October 2019.  Is that too low?  It depends who you ask.  “I think...