15 Months After Legalization, 2.8 Million Ontarians Live in Places Where Cannabis Retail is Illegal

About a fifth of Ontario’s population — 2.8 million people — live in places where selling cannabis is illegal. For over a year, almost no Ontario community had cannabis retail whether it wanted any or not and stores opened slowly compared to most other provinces. But as Ontario seeks to quickly expand its cannabis store […]

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European Cannabis is the Emerging Market to Attract North American Investment

Europe continues to be the new frontier of medical and wellness developments in the cannabis industry, with various sources predicting that Europe will become the world’s largest legal cannabis market over the next 5 years. Key related statistics, include: A population of over 740 million (over double US and Canada combined) Total cannabis market estimated […]

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German Medical Cannabis Imports Doubled in 2019. So What?

Germany, for all of the other developments going on right now (globally) is still chugging forward, in integrating medical cannabis. It is slow going – but certainly going. In terms of overall numbers, there is certainly an interesting story to tell. The import of medical cannabis grade flowers also more than doubled last year over […]

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Nepal’s Parliament Debates Legalizing Cannabis

Nepal’s parliament is debating cannabis reform. Even more interestingly, they are also considering cultivation as a way of curbing the harm done to the local population by the importation of distilled spirits. Namely, proceed with cultivation of cannabis and ban imported alcohol. This is also the first time this specific discussion – alcohol vs. cannabis […]

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Judge A Book By Its Cover: Why Understanding Information Economics is Critical to Gain Consumer Trust and Build a Sustainable Brand

Information economics has existed for decades and drives much of how products, including cannabis, are marketed and purchased. One of the essential frameworks that guides information economics are the search, experience, and credence properties of a product (Patterson, 2017). Understanding these different product attributes is key to setting up a sustaining cannabis product, corporation, and […]

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Too Few Green Lights for Smaller Cannabis Growers, Say Producers

The hippie cachet and seaside accents of Alex Rumi’s craft-grown bud have proven such a hit in Alberta, retailers and consumers can’t get enough, the producer says. “Retailers have had a hard time keeping it on the shelves,” said Rumi of the fruits of Good Buds, which boasts both indoor and outdoor organic grow operations […]

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Metrc Takes Contract for Maine’s Tracking Software

Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP), the government agency in charge of regulating their cannabis industry, announced today a six-year contract for traceability software with Metrc LLC. According to the press release, the software will be used for the newly formed adult use market, which is just a few months away from going live with […]

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New York’s Push for Legalized Cannabis: We’ve Heard This Story Before

Here’s some news that might sound familiar: recently, Governor Andrew Cuomo insisted that cannabis would soon be legal in New York. Perhaps this seems like déjà vu given that he made the same pronouncement back in 2018, insisting that cannabis would be legal in the Empire State by 2020. Might this simply be wishful thinking […]

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Is 2020 the Year of New CBD Markets?

If you were at Davos this year, you heard alot about CBD. The cannabinoid will again be a headliner in business analysis and bottom line reports this year. But as the market matures, globally, what is the real temperature of the industry? And how fast will regional hiccups resolve? Regulatory Issues Are In The Room […]

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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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