Some provinces and territories say they may need more time to design and implement rules to govern how cannabis is distributed and sold, and with what age limits. While there is a great deal of experience and expertise around these issues in Canada and abroad, connecting those with questions...
A petition has been launched that calls on Quebec's cannabis society to stop using single-use plastic packaging. As of noon on Nov. 27, more than 750 had signed the change.org petition, launched by Jody Aveline. "The world is in a plastic waste epidemic," the petition states. "The plastic waste epidemic affects...
A quick look back at news in the cannabis industry last week CannTrust Holdings Inc. has launched a cannabis education portal with Well.ca. The resource is currently available to Ontario residents through Well.ca, with additional provinces to launch soon. Well.ca will “serve as a...
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...
This latest podcast from Cannabis Media Collective is from the Her(b) Life. Titled "We know so much & we know so little," this episode delves into what we know about cannabis and its role in cancer treatment. "A lot and...
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.
Bethany Rae, BotaniQ columnist The idea that cannabis and fitness can go hand in hand surprised me at first. As I was relearning cannabis, I was discovering that the right cannabis choices could support my active lifestyle. I am a very active person. I do boot camp and yoga classes during the week...
Medical cannabis helped more than just Phil Kwong's disease. It changed his life. I was around 23 when I first got diagnosed with MS. I woke up one morning and I couldn’t see anything out of my right eye except a blur of colour. I showered, went to work and tried to...
Canadian cannabis company Tetra Bio-Pharma has announced it is collaborating with Ovensa in the hopes of finding a new treatment for brain cancer. The research team will evaluate TRIOZANTM, a proprietary nanomedicine platform for targeted delivery of cannabinoids to brain tumor cells.
Last week, a new study revealed that daily cannabis consumption was associated with less frequent illicit opioid use among people who use drugs and report chronic pain in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.  While these results are encouraging, Dr. M-J Milloy tells BotaniQ Magazine that “the...