Canadian medical cannabis firms eligible for federal government funding

(This story has been updated with additional comments from Global Affairs Canada.) Medical marijuana companies in Canada interested in exploring business opportunities overseas are eligible to receive financial aid and other forms of support from the federal government through Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service (TCS). The network of trade commissioners reaches more than 160 cities around the […]

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Cannabis Stigma is Unfair When ‘Wine O’Clock’ is Widely Celebrated by Moms

It’s time for us to get off our high horses about parents who like to unwind with a little cannabis. It’s been more than a year since recreational cannabis use became legal in Canada, yet parents who like to smoke a little marijuana to unwind after a long day of wiping boogers and taming tantrums […]

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Constellation Has A Moment Of Reflection But Not Sour Grapes Over Canopy Investment

Constellation Brands, the beer brewer behind Corona and Modelo, has finally admitted the obvious. Its four-billion-dollar bet on the Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth in 2018 was a long-term play for market share, not immediate profitability. Indeed, Canopy has yet to turn a profit and its shares are down 30% from this time last year. […]

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Israel Imports Cannabis: What Happened to Exports?

Canndoc, an Israeli medical cannabis producer, just received a shipment of 250kg of dried whole flower cannabis. The company, a subsidiary of InterCure, just signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Canada’s Tilray. Interestingly the agreement is both for the import and export of flower. So don’t count out a stream coming the other way. Or, […]

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Why New Brunswick Loses Money Selling Weed, and What the Lessons Are

Earlier this week, Cannabis NB CEO Patrick Parent appeared in Fredericton to give provincial lawmakers some bad news. More than a year after legalization, he told them, New Brunswick’s government-owned cannabis monopoly was still losing money, and had no prospect of making money in the current fiscal year. The closest thing he had to offer […]

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Ontario offers no new details on cannabis retail expansion, will allow ‘click-and-collect’ sales

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government announced some new cannabis plans Wednesday. Ontario’s government is still not releasing key details on when it will significantly expand the number of adult-use cannabis stores, while a new analysis suggests the slow rollout of storefronts has already cost the province’s fledgling industry about 325 million Canadian dollars ($246 million) […]

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Okanagan College Part of New College Cannabis Consortium

Five colleges across Canada have joined forces to form a consortium for cannabis. The Canadian College Consortium for Cannabis, which includes Okanagan College, was formed “to explore and pursue joint cannabis training and applied research opportunities,” according to a press release. Organizers are calling the consortium a first-of-a-kind collaboration in the post-secondary sector. Also making […]

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Sky High Becomes Squamish’s First Provincially-Licensed Cannabis Dispensary

Squamish officially has its first provincially-licensed cannabis dispensary. After a month-long closure, Sky High Cannabis re-opened its doors on Sept. 30 as a fully-licensed marijuana retailer. For the family that owns and operates the store, getting the certification has been a long-anticipated endeavour. The reopening was an emotional moment. “It’s hard to put into words […]

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Seniors Gather in Penticton to Learn More About Cannabis

A large gathering of cannabis-curious seniors turned up at the Pentiction Seniors’ Drop-In Centre on Monday. Close to 100 seniors packed the facility — not for cards or billiards, but instead to find out how legal marijuana can ease their aches and pains. The information session was hosted by Wellworth Health, a company that provides […]

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