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)....
If you ask Danielle Mcinnis - aka Moms Who Toke Are Dope - “weed mom is the new wine mom.” “There’s a whole, huge social influence happening where moms are just coming out of the closet now and repping the cannabis, all of the...
A long-running UBC research project looking at people using illicit drugs on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is delving into how this population is using cannabis.  “We’re finding that cannabis use in this community really does exist on a spectrum, from purely recreational – to get...
The Canadian government has set 10mg of THC as the per-product limit for edibles in the second wave of legalization, set to take effect in October 2019.  Is that too low?  It depends who you ask.  “I think...
A medical cannabis company has partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association on a national cannabis education program. The initiative - a first of its kind for a leading cannabis company and a national mental health organization - will see the CMHA collaborate with...
NICHE Canada is hosting a new community dialogue series "focused on bringing evidence-based cannabis education and grounded dialogue to various ethno-cultural communities in Canada." "We are aiming to bridge the cannabis knowledge gap and create open, constructive discussions with marginalized communities who have limited...
KIRA LONDON-NADEAU, JENNA VALLERIANI AND CAROLINE MACCALLUM Kira London-Nadeau is the chair of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy and a masters student at the University of Montreal studying cannabis and mental health. Jenna Valleriani is the CEO of the National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education,...
A study examining Canadian employers' understanding of chronic disease's prevalence in the workplace has revealed that nearly half of employers believe medical cannabis should be covered by health benefits, up from 34 per cent in 2018. The study also found that 64 per cent...
Strainprint says it is leveraging its proprietary data to provide evidence-based research reports to the cannabis industry Cannabis data and analytics company Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd has launched "Strainprint Reports," a new product line of "comprehensive analyst research reports, designed to support medical cannabis...
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...