A delivery service for medical marijuana has launched in Toronto and it's called "Pineapple Express." Namaste Technologies and Cannmart have signed an agreement to launch the same-day delivery service for its medical cannabis products. Effective immediately, Cannmart patients within the Greater Toronto Area area will have access to "same-day, set-time, and...
Medical cannabis helped more than just Phil Kwong's disease. It changed his life. I was around 23 when I first got diagnosed with MS. I woke up one morning and I couldn’t see anything out of my right eye except a blur of colour. I showered, went to work and tried to...
This latest Canadian Cannabis Update podcast features an interview with Dana Larsen, one of Canada's most well-known advocates for cannabis reform and an end to the global war on drugs. "I can't deny that before this interview, I was a little ...

The boomer boom

As the baby boomer population ages, its members are turning to cannabis in record numbers—and changing the expectations of the industry. Walter Sorto wasn’t sure how his mother would react when he told her he wanted to get into the cannabis business. She didn’t like it when he smoked cannabis...
Organizers of the world’s first-ever free virtual cannabis conference for women say they are “pleasantly surprised and overwhelmed” at not only the attendance of the event but the connections that were made.  Hosted by Marigold PR, the Womxn, Wellness & Cannabis Conference (WWC Conference on...
With the Cannabis Act continuing to work its way through the legislative process and a concern around what the final legislation will mean for Canada’s smaller craft growers, we’re bringing together a panel of experts from the cannabis space and the public sector to discuss what sustainable and even...
When Brad Martin became a medical cannabis user in 2016, the data points provided to him ignited the researcher inside.  Price per gram. Cannabinoid concentration. These were just scratching the surface of the metrics he would soon be analyzing and comparing in great depth.
James O'Hara with Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana urges government to see the economic benefits of medical cannabis for seniors. A medical cannabis advocate is urging Canadian policymakers to realize the economic benefits of seniors being treated with the plant - and...
A new post-secondary program at B.C.’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University prepares students for the green rush. Your university years are a time of exploration. They’re a time to study the classics, a foreign language, or the nature of the universe. But marijuana? Well, that may not be a pipe dream anymore. Kwantlen Polytechnic...
Canadian cannabis company Tetra Bio-Pharma has announced it is collaborating with Ovensa in the hopes of finding a new treatment for brain cancer. The research team will evaluate TRIOZANTM, a proprietary nanomedicine platform for targeted delivery of cannabinoids to brain tumor cells.