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...
After a scientific review of CBD, World Health Organization’s Director General says it should not be considered a scheduled substance. The WHO report found there are “no case reports of abuse or dependence relating to the use of pure CBD” and that “no public health problems have been associated with...
Across Canada right now, provincial governments and municipal organizations are showing in different ways that they are prepared to sample a range of viewpoints as they develop cannabis legalization strategies. In my experience, this is a special moment in the making of public policy, one that industry players should not...
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada has announced a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to provide $1.5 million in funding for cannabis and MS research. According to a release, the funding will go towards research into the use of cannabis...
By NICHE Canada There’s no doubt that cannabis edibles will have a considerable impact on the Canadian marketplace, both in terms of regulatory complexity and consumer demand. According to Deloitte, Canadians are expected to spend as much as $7 billion...
Canopy Growth Corporation is launching a study that looks at the effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) in treating anxiety in some animals. The research will be conducted by the company's subsidiary Canopy Health Innovations, which focuses on developing cannabis-based healthcare products for companion animals. "Our passion to create safe and effective products...
The upcoming cannabis forum in Toronto will explore a plethora of topics, including mental health, pediatrics and opioid management Cannabis conference O'Cannabiz has announced it will play host to a "Cannabis Meets Healthcare" forum specifically for wellness and medical professionals, including (but...
By Stephen Smysnuik Ross Middleton endured 15 years of chronic, burning pain before he found reliable relief. The 62-year-old Ontario native suffers from small fibre neuropathy, a neuropathic condition in his lower limbs that made him feel as though he’s...
A cannabis-centric educational platform aimed at health care and wellness for our furry friends is being launched by Cannvas MedTech Inc. "Built on the same infrastructure as Cannvas.Me, Cannvas.PET will be a scalable and comprehensive solution for the global pet community offering interactive tools and research-backed content to audiences who...
In a recent press release, Financial News Media noted Brightfield Group has been "getting a lot of ink" for its projection that the hemp-derived CBD market will "outpace the rest of the cannabis market combined." FinancialNewsMedia.com also noted Forbes deemed 2018 the “Year of...