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...
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...
As we move towards the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, many institutions are facing challenges regarding usage. While many universities provide designated consumption areas for alcohol and tobacco, they are struggling with cannabis as a unique substance. Those who would want to completely ban the smoking of cannabis offer...
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 new trial studying CBD in dogs has found it can help reduce pain and improve functional performance. Liberty Leaf announced the completion of its first CBD trial on pain medication for dogs on Monday (Aug. 20). The focus of this first study was on treating dogs with chronic osteoarthritic pain,...
Shoppers Drug Mart is diving into the medical cannabis market, and has received its license from Health Canada to sell cannabis online. The company is now authorized to sell dried or fresh cannabis, plants, seeds and oil. Shoppers Drug Mart has...
Roughly 25 per cent of teenagers in B.C. have tried marijuana, according to a recently released study. The “2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey” was released in March by the McCreary Centre Society. It’s a survey of more than 38,000 students in Grades 7 to...
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...
Why Lori S. couldn’t wait for the law to save her life. I found out five years ago that I had triple negative breast cancer. Half of the women diagnosed with this disease die within two years, forty percent die after five years, and the other ten percent are somewhere...
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...