What a year it was! Cannabis topped the news headlines pretty much every week in 2018. Legalization was a political hot potato that dominated conversations at the dinner table, the office and in elected offices across the country. 2018 was truly the year of...
Labatt has partnered with B.C. cannabis producer Tilray to research non-alcoholic THC and CBD drinks. “Labatt is committed to staying ahead of emerging consumer trends," said Kyle Norrington, President, Labatt Breweries of Canada. "As ...
From drinks to candy to creams, the Canadian government has revealed proposed rules for edibles in the country. Across the board, edibles, extracts and topical cannabis products “must not be appealing to kids” and must make “no health claims,” if the rules are adopted...
Canadian Cannabis Update is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Alex Blumenstein, CEO of Leaf Forward, who talks about his company's system of identifying intelligent start ups, then backing them financially.
A campaign has been launched in Ontario urging residents not to get high and get behind the wheel. The #DontDriveHigh campaign - unveiled this week by CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) - aims to "reinforce that smoking cannabis can impair motor skills, reaction time,...
Volcani Center has announced "significant breakthroughs" in CTCL skin cancer cannabis treatment in co-operation with MedC Biopharma Corporation of Canada. The company is preparing patents for the treatment of CTCL (Cutaneous T cell lymphoma), a class of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the...
The results of a federally funded U.S. survey released this week suggests teens are using less marijuana today than they were in 2012, when U.S. states began legalizing recreational cannabis for adult use. "Teens’ perceived availability of marijuana also declined, with fewer eighth-,...
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...
Billed as the largest cannabis conference in Canada since legalization, the O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo descended on Vancouver this week, as more than 100 industry leaders came together to address historic and emerging issues in the industry. The questions and conversations were informative, and...
LiveWell Canada says passage of the U.S. Farm Bill and legalization of hemp will unlock a multi-billlion-dollar wellness market made from hemp CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids. The Farm Bill, which passed the Senate 87-13 on Dec. 11, will legalize industrial hemp, including interstate commerce...