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...

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Health Canada caught the cannabis industry by surprise in November when they unveiled sweeping changes to the regulatory approach to cannabis. The proposed regulations outline how the government will control production and distribution come July 2018. Among other changes, the new rules they have proposed open the door to craft...
CBD is all the rage, but how does it truly impact the brain? A new clinical trial aims to discover out more about the popular drug. Koios Beverage Corp. announced on Nov. 8 that it will be initiating a study that intends to find out more how CBD affects the human...
FSD Pharma has partnered with Solarvest BioEnergy on a collaborate research and development agreement to "develop algae-based, pharma-grade cannabinoids." It's said the process could significantly reduce cannabinoid production time. Solarvest is a technology company that developed an algal-based flexible production platform...
According to Statistics Canada, there are 811,000 Canadians taking recreational or illegal cannabis products for their health without a doctor’s note or prescription.  “These are not products that have been approved by Health Canada as over-the-counter medicines (OTCs) or natural health products (NHPs),” notes...
New statistics reveal 14% (or about one in seven) cannabis users with a driver's license admit to driving within two hours of using marijuana. And men were almost twice as likely as women to do so. That’s according to the most recently released National Cannabis Survey, announced by Statistics Canada on...
A new podcast launched this week that aims to dive deep into the health benefits of cannabis from a "journalistic perspective." The "Medical Marijuana Podcast" series officially launched on Dec. 14. “The premise of this podcast will be to ask...
As UFC is delving into CBD research to learn more about how it can help athletes, one fighter is speaking to how it’s helping in the octagon already. “Out of all sports, combat sports in particular has really seen a great use of...
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...
This "Sessions" podcast from The Her(b) Life features Ashley Kingsley and Aliza Sherman, founders of Ellementa, the "first global cannabis wellness network for women." In the interview, the pair talk cannabis shop, the tech boom and how their shared experience of miscarriage planted the...