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)....
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...
New clinic trials announced this week aim to help discover how cannabis can help those with dementia. Sundial Growers Inc. and the University of Saskatchewan have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to undertake collaborative research exploring opportunities for clinical testing and other research activities that support the advancement of...
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...
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.
Mounting evidence suggests that the inflammatory processes in the brain contribute to the pathologies of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. With that in mind, and in preparation for clinical trials, an agreement has been signed to initiate research that looks at GB Science's cannabis-containing complex formulas for Parkinson's Disease. The...
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...
In this podcast, Cannabis Media Collective host Michael Pedersen speaks to MD and psychiatrist Dr. David L Nathan, based out of New Jersey. Dr. Nathan discusses some potential breakthroughs, as well as how he believes the cannabis plant may be utilized to benefit...
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...
Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. In this podcast, Adam Osborne, President and Founder of Earth's Edibles explains his approach to preparing foods with THC and CBD. See also: The Little Book of Cannabis: A podcast with author Amanda...