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...
Corrie Yelland says she used cannabis oil extract to cure herself of rare forms of cancer after being diagnosed with anal cancer in 2011. She was given two to four months to live without radiation. The doctor told her she had a “death wish” and that she was going to...
National survey of U.S. consumers reveals they'll pay more for clean, green and pure products Cannabis consumers are deeply concerned with the use of chemical pesticides, fertilization and the environmental impact resulting from the cultivation process, a new study in legalized U.S. states suggests.
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.
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...
Bethany Rae, BotaniQ columnist The idea that cannabis and fitness can go hand in hand surprised me at first. As I was relearning cannabis, I was discovering that the right cannabis choices could support my active lifestyle. I am a very active person. I do boot camp and yoga classes during the week...

Scaling Up

As the cannabis industry grows, production technology is growing with it—and Radient Technology is at the forefront. Though there are still months before Canada’s upcoming legalization of cannabis, the industry is already growing at a faster rate than anticipated. And as more companies join the growing business, market demand is evolving. Oils,...
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.
Last week, a new study revealed that daily cannabis consumption was associated with less frequent illicit opioid use among people who use drugs and report chronic pain in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.  While these results are encouraging, Dr. M-J Milloy tells BotaniQ Magazine that “the...
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...