Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. In this episode, a pro boxer shares his story of discovering CBD for pain relief and how it changed his life. This is the story of Jesse Bartlett, who is now the...
With the Cannabis Act continuing to work its way through the legislative process and a concern around what the final legislation will mean for Canada’s smaller craft growers, we’re bringing together a panel of experts from the cannabis space and the public sector to discuss what sustainable and even...

Magic potions

The beauty industry embraces the power of the plant. The benefits of hemp oil have long been known to the health and beauty industry, and high-profile brands such as the Body Shop and Dr. Bronner’s have used the ingredient for years. Now, with the mainstreaming of marijuana in North America,...
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,...
The Canadian Safe Boating Council and cannabis company Muskoka Grown have launched a "smoke safe" consumer awareness campaign focused on boating sober and responsible cannabis consumption. Their fitting slogan is "keep your green on shore." "Launching ahead of Safe Boating...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Taking the leap

The new Canadian dream? Creating a home-grown cannabis empire. Meet three locals who have traded it all in to pursue the green rush. Since the dawn of the internet, there is arguably no other emerging industry in the modern era more disruptive, polarizing, terrifying, contentious and potentially more lucrative than...