Canopy Growth Corp. and Tweed Lobby Ottawa to Shut Down Cannabis Dispensaries

Medical pot growers lobby Ottawa to shut down pot dispensaries Mark Zekulin, president of Tweed Inc. is pictured in the grow room January 21, 2016 in Smith Falls DAVE CHAN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL DANIEL LEBLANC PARLIAMENTARY REPORTER SMITHS FALLS, ONT.

Article by Daniel Leblanc, Globe and Mail The biggest growers of medical marijuana in Canada want to be first in line when the market for recreational pot opens up, arguing that only they can guarantee a high-quality product that is securely distributed by mail. The operators of the Canopy Growth Corp. and Tweed Marijuana Inc. want the federal government to ...

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Cannabis Lounges Out of the Question — For Now — as Legalization Looms

Cannabis lounges out of the question — for now — as legalization looms Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Alberta minister worries about health of servers if patrons smoke inside Rachel Ward · CBC News

Article by Rachel Ward, CBC News Options to puff in public are still far from being determined in Alberta. The provincial government won’t allow cannabis lounges or cafes for now, instead waiting for the federal government to sort out how to legalize edible forms that are less disruptive to other people. Smoking cannabis in public raises health concerns, Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen ...

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British Columbia to Get Just a Single Cannabis Store on Day One of Legalization

Marijuana legalization opens business opportunities all around North America | Vancouver Sun B.C. to get just a single cannabis store on day one of legalization More than 100 private store applications have been submitted to the province, which must then be vetted by local governments, who are also creating special licences for the stores. NICK EAGLAND

Article by Nick Eagland, Vancouver Sun Don’t count on more than one legal recreational cannabis store to open its doors in B.C. on federal legalization day next month. The B.C. government has said the opening of new cannabis stores “won’t happen overnight” on Oct. 17, when the federal Cannabis Act comes into force. But a survey of local governments and ...

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LFP Longform: Is Cannabis Southwestern Ontario’s New Wonder Crop?

LFP Longform: Is marijuana Southwestern Ontario's new wonder crop? HEATHER RIVERS This map shows the locations of marijuana producers across the London region and Southwestern Ontario.

Article by Heather Rivers, London Free Press Move over soybean, there’s a leafy new green kid in Southwestern Ontario with a budding profile that’s sucking up millions in investment and can’t lay its hands on enough workers. One of Canada’s richest farm belts, the area between Kitchener and Windsor is able to grow many things the nation eats, drinks or ...

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Canadians Who Smoke Marijuana Legally, or Work or Invest in the Industry, Will Be Barred From the U.S.: Customs and Border Protection Official

Canadians who smoke marijuana legally, or work or invest in the industry, will be barred from the U.S.: Customs and Border Protection official By DANIEL DALEWashington Bureau Chief Canadian perspective: If you like smoking the occasional spliff, keep it under your hat when talking to U.S. border agents; they regard this as an illegal act, even though marijuana will soon be legal in Canada and is already in some U.S. states. (GLENN RUSSELL / AP FILE PHOTO)

Article by Daniel Dale, Toronto Star Canadians will be barred from entering the United States for smoking marijuana legally, for working in Canada’s legal marijuana industry and for investing in legal Canadian marijuana companies, a senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection official says. Todd Owen, who spoke to the U.S. website Politico, said the U.S. does not plan to change its ...

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Lack of Pot Details 5 Weeks From Legalization ‘Frustrating,’ Ottawa Mayor Says

Lack of pot details 5 weeks from legalization ‘frustrating,’ Ottawa mayor says By Beatrice Britneff Local Online Journalist (Ottawa) Global News Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Toronto Mayor John Tory are seen during a news conference at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities meetings in Ottawa on Friday, January 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Article by Beatrice Britneff, Global News With five weeks to go until recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada, Ottawa’s mayor says the lack of information and detail about how this major policy shift will roll out in Ontario’s municipalities is “frustrating.” Jim Watson said on Wednesday he intends to press the province for answers soon. It will be legal to sell and smoke recreational ...

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Canadian Cannabis ETF Skyrockets to $1 Billion

Canadian Cannabis ETF Skyrockets to $1 Billion Andrew Button

Article by Andrew Button, Motley Fool Summer’s almost at an end, but for cannabis stocks, the sunny days are far from over. Between the mega-rally in Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) shares, impending legalization, and overall strong growth in the sector, cannabis is flying higher than ever before. For evidence that cannabis is the premiere sector of 2018, we need look no further ...

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Canadian Weed Stocks Might Be Too High

Canadian weed stocks might be too high By KRISTINE OWRAMBloomberg CRAIG GIAMMONA Based out of Smith Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth is a diversified global cannabis company, offering diverse brands and cannabis products. Canopy Growth Corporation commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange in 2016. (HAND-OUT / TMX GROUP LIMITED)

Article by Kristine Owram and Craig Giammona, Bloomberg via Toronto Star Canada’s cannabis companies are experiencing a rush of investment that’s making even some participants paranoid. “You might argue our valuations are a little bit ahead of our skis,” said Paul Rosen, chief executive officer of Tidal Royalty Corp., which finances weed companies. Tilray Inc., a marijuana company valued at ...

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Canada’s Largest Alcohol Broker Reveals New Partnership With Cannabis Producer

News Grow Business Canada's largest alcohol broker reveals new partnership with cannabis producer Eric Zimmer

Article by Eric Zimmer, Daily Hive A new partnership between one of Canada’s licensed cannabis producers and the country’s largest alcohol brokers has been announced. The agreement, between CannTrust Holdings and Breakthru Beverage Group means Breakthru will invest in the establishment of a cannabis-focused sales brokerage company and develop a route-to-market platform for CannTrust in Canada, effective when the recreational market opens on ...

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Medical Marijuana System Will Continue After Legalization, Says Health Canada

Medical marijuana system will continue after legalization, says Health Canada Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Review will be done within 5 years after legalization on Oct. 17 Dave Dormer · CBC News Researchers and patient advocates have expressed support for continuing the medical marijuana system after cannabis is legalized next month. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Article by Dave Dormer, CBC News Health Canada will continue operating the medical marijuana system after recreational use of cannabis is legalized next month, but it will be reviewed within five years. The announcement came in response to a call last month from the Canadian Medical Association — which represents doctors in this country — asking that the medical marijuana system ...

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