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Ontario’s Craft Cannabis Category a Good Start, but Needs Refining

Ontario’s craft cannabis category a good start, but needs refining

Article by David Brown, Stratcann Ontario’s recent announcement of their new “craft cannabis” product designation was hailed as progress by many in the cannabis industry, but some say the category is too broad. Ontario’s craft cannabis product category includes dried cannabis flower and pre-rolls, and requires all products to be hand-harvested, hang-dried, hand-trimmed and packaged, and provided by a producer ...

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Does CBD Use Result in Less Alcohol Consumption?

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Wellness News Legalization Health CBD Does CBD use result in less alcohol consumption? Investigators found that users who consumed CBD-heavy strains “drank fewer drinks per drinking day.” Author of the article:Maria Loreto • The Fresh Toast The study results showing a connection between CBD and less alcohol consumption are consistent with findings in some previous studies. / PHOTO BY MARIANVEJCIK / ISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES PLUS Article content If a consumer of CBD, there may be an extra benefit to reap from the compound. New research shows a connection between the consuming CBD-dominant cannabis and reduced alcohol intake.

Article by Maria Loreto, The Fresh Toast via Growth Op If a consumer of CBD, there may be an extra benefit to reap from the compound. New research shows a connection between the consuming CBD-dominant cannabis and reduced alcohol intake. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Colorado and published in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, examined cannabis use in 120 subjects. ...

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200 Micros Now Licensed in Canada

200 micros now licensed in Canada May 7, 20212 min readDavid Brown Cannabis News Canada now has at least 200 micros cannabis companies licensed across Canada, as of May 7, 2021. Of these 200 licenses, 147 are stand-alone micro-cultivation licences, 22 are stand-alone micro-processing licenses, and 31 are dual micro-cultivation and micro-processing licences. Twenty-one of these hold medical sales licences and two currently hold sales licences for the non-medical market, one for Dried/Fresh and one for Extracts, Edibles, and Topicals.

Article by David Brown, Stratcann Canada now has at least 200 micros cannabis companies licensed across Canada, as of May 7, 2021. Of these 200 licenses, 147 are stand-alone micro-cultivation licences, 22 are stand-alone micro-processing licenses, and 31 are dual micro-cultivation and micro-processing licences. Twenty-one of these hold medical sales licences and two currently hold sales licences for the non-medical market, ...

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Toronto Cops Seize Drugs, Edibles and Cash in Raid of Beloved North York Medical Dispensary: Just Compassion

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto & GTA Toronto cops seize drugs, edibles and cash in North York dispensary raid Author of the article: Kevin Connor Police tape. PHOTO BY GRAEME ROY

Article by Kevin Connor, Toronto Sun Toronto Police have made several arrests and seized drugs, edibles and cash after raiding an unlicensed dispensary in North York. On the afternoon of Friday, April 30, after working with the city’s Municipal Licensing and Standards team, police executed a Cannabis Act search warrant at the Just Compassion Dispensary at 1230 Sheppard Ave. W. ...

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Four Charged After Toronto Police Raid Unlicensed Dispensary

Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links News Legislation Legalization Four charged after Toronto police raid unlicensed dispensary Officers find weed, cannabis edibles, pre-roll joints, psilocybin and CBD powder. Author of the article:Angela Stelmakowich Publishing date:May 05, 2021 • 7 hours ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation After working with the city’s Municipal Licensing & Standards team, officers with the Toronto Police Service executed a search warrant on Apr. 30 at Just Compassion Dispensary. / After working with the city’s Municipal Licensing & Standards team, officers with the Toronto Police Service executed a search warrant on Apr. 30 at Just Compassion Dispensary. / PHOTO BY TORONTO POLICE SERVICE Article content Four people from in and around Toronto have been charged after local police raided an unlicensed dispensary in North York and discovered about 71 kilograms of cannabis edibles and various other drugs.

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op Four people from in and around Toronto have been charged after local police raided an unlicensed dispensary in North York and discovered about 71 kilograms of cannabis edibles and various other drugs. After working with the city’s Municipal Licensing & Standards team, officers with the Toronto Police Service (TPS) executed a search warrant shortly ...

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OCS’s New ‘Craft’ Designation To Help Customers Connect With Small Producers

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links Small Business News Legalization OCS’s new ‘craft’ designation to help customers connect with small producers All dried flower and pre-rolls are hand-trimmed, hang-dried and hand-packaged. Author of the article: Angela Stelmakowich The hope is that private retailers will jump onboard and adopt a similar category to help boost smaller producers. / PHOTO BY ANDREW SELSKY /AP Article content The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is giving some love to craft growers with the launch of a new designation aimed at helping raise the profile of offerings from small licensed producers.

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is giving some love to craft growers with the launch of a new designation aimed at helping raise the profile of offerings from small licensed producers. Launching late last week, the new designation — as it stands, only for dried flower and pre-rolls — currently includes products from 20 ...

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More Than 100 Illegal Cannabis Delivery Operations Operating in Peel Region, Police Report

More than 100 illegal pot delivery operations operating in Peel Region, police report

Article by Jason Miller, Yahoo News Police say a number of illicit cannabis operations can be linked to violence in Peel, including a recent homicide. In a recent report to its Police services board, Peel cops underscored how cannabis users in the region are now accessing somewhere between 100 to 150 illicit mobile pot delivery operations, some of which have ...

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‘Seed-to-Sale’: Provinces Eye Farm-Gate Cannabis

'Seed-to-sale': Provinces eye farm-gate cannabis Thrive Cannabis's on-location storefront prepares to be Ontario's first farm-gate store, set to open this month in Simcoe, Ontario Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Tara Walton

Article by Toronto.com When customers roll up to Thrive Cannabis’ 184-acre farm in Simcoe. Ont, they’ll find three shipping containers fashioned into a pot shop and a colourful crew making history. That crew is led by Thrive’s vice president of business development and ethos Bubba Nicholson, who jokes he has the facial hair to match his company’s Greybeard brand, and ...

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OPP Satisfied With Cannabis Impairment Detection Tools Despite Study

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links Driving Cannabis Legislation OPP satisfied with cannabis impairment detection tools despite study Author of the article:Jane Stevenson

Article by Jane Stevenson, Growth Op A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says Canada needs to improve the way cannabis impairment is detected among drivers. The Montreal study which looked to see if there’s a correlation between pot legalization and an increase in fatal motor vehicle accidents had to look at the U.S. due to the lack of data ...

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OPINION: Let Artisanal Cannabis Growers Replace Black Market With Home-Grown

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Open more share options Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Small Business News Legalization Business OPINION: Let artisanal cannabis growers replace black market with home-grown The solution is to create a category for “small” growers who would pay a small licensing fee and comply with reasonable standards for public health and safety. Author of the article:Richard Cowan • The Fresh Toast Publishing date:Apr 26, 2021 • 2 days ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Unfortunately, the new laws that legalize cannabis growing and sales in the U.S. leave small growers in the black market. / Unfortunately, the new laws that legalize cannabis growing and sales in the U.S. leave small growers in the black market. / PHOTO BY GETTY IMAGES /Getty Images Article content An excellent article in Forbes about the pending legalization of cannabis in New York State points out a common failing in various state legalization laws. I have been very critical of most state legalization policies because of their

Article by Richard Cowan, Fresh Toast via Growth Op An excellent article in Forbes about the pending legalization of cannabis in New York State points out a common failing in various state legalization laws. I have been very critical of most state legalization policies because of their excessive taxes and “regulations” that raise costs and barriers to entry that make legal products more ...

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