KIRA LONDON-NADEAU, JENNA VALLERIANI AND CAROLINE MACCALLUM Kira London-Nadeau is the chair of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy and a masters student at the University of Montreal studying cannabis and mental health. Jenna Valleriani is the CEO of the National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education,...
Canadian Cannabis Update is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Ryan Purvis, who was a dedicated hockey player with aspirations of going pro. When that didn't happen, Purvis found it difficult to adjust. That's when he realized that his struggles might...
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...
New study led by NEEKA Health Canada will test if CBD-based therapies can reduce the severity of post-concussion brain disorders in former NHL players A study exploring cannabinoids and concussions is set to begin this summer, in a partnership between the NHL...
In this latest Cannabis Media Collective podcast, Nicolle Hodges speaks with @Montel_Williams about his healing journey, his advocacy work, and business ventures with medicinal cannabis. The Dopist is a weekly podcast helping you navigate and enjoy the cannabis landscape in Canada, featuring activists,...
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...
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...
This Dopist podcast episode features Kate Valley. In this episode, Kate speaks with Veterinarian Enid Stiles who discuss how to keep your pet safe from cannabis toxicity. Listen to learn about caring for pets who have accidentally consumed edibles....
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.
As the sun rises over our nation today, we welcome in a new era: The end of almost a century of cannabis prohibition. Today, Canada has become the first western nation to legalize cannabis for adult-use consumption. Though the regulations are strict and the penalties harsh, I celebrate today for this...