Across Canada right now, provincial governments and municipal organizations are showing in different ways that they are prepared to sample a range of viewpoints as they develop cannabis legalization strategies. In my experience, this is a special moment in the making of public policy, one that industry players should not...
Canadian Cannabis Update is a Canadian-based podcast, delivering regular news updates and interviews concerning the legalization of cannabis. This latest episode features Ryan Purvis, who was a dedicated hockey player with aspirations of going pro. When that didn't happen, Purvis found it difficult to adjust. That's when he realized that his struggles might...
This Her(b) Life "Sessions" episode discusses cannabis as a spiritual ally, an aspect of the plant that is often glossed over in the mainstream conversation. "Spirituality is a concept that differs from from person to person, what is deemed spiritual for a person of...
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...
Nominations are now closed for BotaniQ’s “Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry Awards 2018.” We received more than 1,000 nominations, and we are announcing the top three finalists in all 10 categories this month. Winners are set to be announced at the end of September.   Today, we are announcing...
A study has just been launched that will look at how CBD can help as a therapy for chronic pain, and related anxiety and depression. The research, a partnership between Aurora Cannabis Inc. and McGill University, was announced on Thursday. The three-year translational collaborative study will investigate the "pain relief properties...
BotaniQ Magazine is excited to announce it is expanding to the United Kingdom. BotaniQ will be the first publication solely dedicated to medicinal cannabis in the UK, and the first to reach legislators and policy-makers in Westminster. BotaniQ's special UK edition will fill this gap...
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...
As you kick off the week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry: NICHE Blog: Technology is Shaping the Future of the Cannabis Industry; The challenges facing cannabis businesses are propelling technological innovation and progression in virtually every sector of...
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.