Dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced it will fund a pioneering clinical trial at King’s College London investigating a cannabis-based treatment for people living with dementia. "Dementia, caused by diseases like Alzheimer’s, is not limited to the loss of memory and thinking...
The team at Vancouver-based cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs is raising funds for the YMCA as it prepares for a half marathon this fall. "The GTL team decided to incorporate wellness with social responsibility," said Barinder Rasode, CEO of Grow Tech Labs (GTL)....
According to Statistics Canada, there are 811,000 Canadians taking recreational or illegal cannabis products for their health without a doctor’s note or prescription.  “These are not products that have been approved by Health Canada as over-the-counter medicines (OTCs) or natural health products (NHPs),” notes...
Kira London-Nadeau, for NICHE Canada Cannabis prohibition has caused harm to several Canadians in many ways. One of its most adverse effects on young people specifically has been the limitations of their drug education. This means children, teenagers, and older youth have not received adequate tools to make sound decisions...
It has been announced that HelloMD will provide patients in Canada with "convenient access to practitioner-led advice about medical cannabis" through a new relationship with Shoppers Drug Mart's online medical cannabis platform. HelloMD is the first teleheath provider to be selected by Shoppers.
By NICHE Canada Questions or concerns about cannabis? NICHE has launched a new tool for educating Canadians on cannabis that is designed to help people make informed choices and promote their well-being. The website is called What’s with Weed? (WWW) and covers current...
As UFC is delving into CBD research to learn more about how it can help athletes, one fighter is speaking to how it’s helping in the octagon already. “Out of all sports, combat sports in particular has really seen a great use of...
Resolve Digital has announced the first of its family of smart vaporizers has been approved by Health Canada for a Medical Device License (MDL) for cannabis use. Called the "Resolve MD," it's said to be the first cannabis-related medical device license issued under...
Piper Courtenay My Story
In 2013, I found out I was pregnant. Once I decided to have an abortion, I spent hours relentlessly researching what was about to happen. I read countless testimonials and obsessively memorized the steps of the procedure—from the consultation to the cookies and ginger ale in the recovery room....
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...