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...
This latest podcast from Cannabis Media Collective is from the Her(b) Life. Titled "We know so much & we know so little," this episode delves into what we know about cannabis and its role in cancer treatment. "A lot and...
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...
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.
A quick look at some of the news in the cannabis industry recently: Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced the grand opening of its flagship retail store on Nov. 27 in West Edmonton Mall. “At approximately 11,000 square feet, Aurora has combined both a retail cannabis...

The boomer boom

As the baby boomer population ages, its members are turning to cannabis in record numbers—and changing the expectations of the industry. Walter Sorto wasn’t sure how his mother would react when he told her he wanted to get into the cannabis business. She didn’t like it when he smoked cannabis...
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...
A medical cannabis company has partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association on a national cannabis education program. The initiative - a first of its kind for a leading cannabis company and a national mental health organization - will see the CMHA collaborate with...
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...
In the midst of the ongoing opioid epidemic that's took more than 1,400 lives in B.C. last year alone, a new clinical trial aims to find out if cannabis can treat pain as well as fentanyl. Tetra Bio-Pharma received Health Canada's approval for the trial last August to study whether...