An event touted as Canada's premier cannabis business conference is readying for an event in Vancouver this December. "O’Cannabiz is a gathering of the complete Canadian and International industry conducting high level networking under one roof," event organizers say, noting more than 4,000 people are expected to attend the conference,...
Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. Chanel Graham, CEO of Save The Drive, talks about her business vision to help those with mobility issues. It's a neat concept and one that's already taking off in California. In a nutshell,...
Victory Square Technologies says its newly established cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs is joining with Launch Academy to "develop cannabis innovation, entrepreneurship and investment." “This is the kind of partnership that demonstrates why Vancouver is a growing technology centre,” said Shafin Diamond Tejani, CEO of Victory Square Technologies. “Vancouver will...
On Oct. 17, cannabis became legal across Canada, and cannabidiol – the chemical in hemp or cannabis that doesn't get you high – will be regulated similarly to cannabis. While previously available to medical patients with a prescription, it can now be used more widely by Canadians for a range of...
Canadian Cannabis Updates is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. In this episode, Cult Collective's Chief Engagement Officer Owen Reader talks about his marketing ideas in the legal cannabis space. Cult Collective is an audience engagement firm that is focused on helping their clients...
Cannabis legalization is more than just buying and selling legal marijuana. With that in mind, a Kwantlen Polytechnic University course is delving into several different aspects of cannabis to engage first-year students. “One of the purposes of Arts 1100 is that it introduces first-year KPU students to a range of arts departments,” says...
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...
The makers of “Just A Drop” bathroom spray have jumped into Canada’s cannabis industry. New Brunswick-based PreLam Enterprises says it has developed a product that eliminates the smell of marijuana, and doesn’t just mask it. “It’s not an air freshener, it encapsulates the molecule and knocks it down to the ground,”...
We received more than 1,000 nominations for BotaniQ's "Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry" awards. The goal was simple: To uncover the Top 10 leaders in 10 categories in Canada's blossoming cannabis industry. Today, we are announcing the winners! Congratulations to all who won! A special thanks also goes out...
As the sun rises over our nation today, we welcome in a new era: The end of almost a century of cannabis prohibition. Today, Canada has become the first western nation to legalize cannabis for adult-use consumption. Though the regulations are strict and the penalties harsh, I celebrate today for this...