McMaster’s Continuing Education has opened enrolment for its new Science of Cannabis program – one of the first post-secondary programs in the country focused on the scientific study of cannabis and its therapeutic applications, risks and harms. In partnership with the Peter...
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...
In this latest podcast, Canadian Cannabis Update interviews Deepak Anand, a well-known figure in the legal cannabis scene. In addition to being CEO of Materia, Anand is also a board member of Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana and vice president of...
An Insights West poll released on March 20 reveals a (not surprising) spike in cannabis use since legalization last fall. “Nearly one quarter (23%) of the general Canadian adult 19+ population has consumed cannabis in any shape or form since legalization, a full 16%...
The upcoming cannabis forum in Toronto will explore a plethora of topics, including mental health, pediatrics and opioid management Cannabis conference O'Cannabiz has announced it will play host to a "Cannabis Meets Healthcare" forum specifically for wellness and medical professionals, including (but...
In this latest episode of Canadian Cannabis Update, host Michael Pedersen interviews Chiah Rodriguez and Jamie Beatty, who are not your typical legacy growers. "In the 'business' for many years now, upon migrating into this new world of regulations, they realized...
Grow Tech Labs is hosting an event series in Vancouver this month to help start-up cannabis companies learn and grow. GTL mentor Shelley Lineham is hosting one of these talks on creating a product road map, set for Wednesday, March 20 from 10 a.m....
CanWeeDine is hosting a "morning social" event this Saturday that will include a candid discussion about modern cannabis lifestyles. "Listen and engage with blissful Queens of Cannabis and wellness experts who bring real talk around celebrating and elevating a plants not...
British Columbia-based cannabis accelerator Grow Tech Labs (GTL) has appointed Jas Rehal as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer. Previously working as the Director of Public Safety Operations in the City of Surrey, GTL says Rehal "will bring a specific expertise in government relations,...
From virtual tours to augmented reality (AR) dispensaries, cannabis companies are delving into technology to deliver new experiences. "Imagine an environment where you're going with your cellphone into the cannabis store," said Jay Rosenthal, Co-Founder and President of Business of Cannabis. "You scan...