News

Raising Legal Age to Buy Cannabis in Quebec Wrong Move, Say Experts

Francois Legault Raising legal age to buy cannabis in Quebec wrong move, say experts By: Solomon Israel Quebec Premier designate Francois Legault reacts to the applauding crowd as he arrives to be sworn in as member of the National Assembly Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Article by Solomon Israel, The Leaf News The Quebec government’s plan to raise the legal age for using cannabis to 21 from 18 is drawing the ire of some public-health experts, who say the move will backfire. The legislation introduced Wednesday morning is just the second bill from the new Coalition Avenir Québec government, which decimated the Liberals in the province’s October general election. Raising the age ...

Read More »

Linalool, Isopulegol: Behind the Oddly-Named Terpenes That Affect How Your Cannabis Affects You

Linalool, Isopulegol: Behind the oddly-named terpenes that affect how your pot affects you By Patrick Cain Cannabis store owner explains different kinds of marijuana strains

Article by Patrick Cain, Global News One surprise, as Canadians checked out brand new cannabis websites on Oct. 17, was a new and bewildering terminology. Newfoundland shoppers were confronted with a drop-down menu offering a choice of 36 different “terpenes”: ‘Trans-Ocimene,’ ‘Linalool,’ ‘Isopulegol.’ Terpenes, the site explained, “are aromatic oils that colour cannabis varieties with distinctive flavors like citrus, berry, mint, and pine.” ...

Read More »

Health Canada Grants Shoppers Drug Mart Permission to Sell Medical Cannabis Online

Health Canada grants Shoppers Drug Mart permission to sell medical marijuana online By Staff The Canadian Press WATCH ABOVE: Medical marijuana users worry cannabis tax will price medication out of reach.

Article by Global News Shoppers Drug Mart has been granted a licence to sell medical marijuana online. Health Canada‘s list of authorized cannabis sellers and producers has been updated to reflect that the pharmacy can sell dried and fresh cannabis, as well as plants, seeds and oil. A website has been set up by the company, which says that patients “with ...

Read More »

‘I’d Rather Someone Else Was The Guinea Pig,’ Town of Erin, Ontario Opts Out of Cannabis Retail

‘I’d rather someone else was the guinea pig,’ Town of Erin opts out of cannabis retail Erin first of kind in area to make decision against hosting retail shops in municipality NEWS 02:35 PM by Alexandra Heck Erin Advocate Erin councillor John Brennan agreed to opt out of hosting cannabis retail in town, citing a lack of clarity from the Province on policy details. - Alexandra Heck/Metroland It was a unanimous decision.

Article by Alexandra Heck, Erin Advocate via SouthWestern Ontario It was a unanimous decision. Erin town council chose to opt out of hosting cannabis retail sites in the municipality, citing a lack of details from the province as a primary factor. “I’d rather someone else was the guinea pig,” said Coun. John Brennan, noting that the province can’t possibly reap the millions they ...

Read More »

Meet the Former Cop Behind Canada’s First Indigenous Licensed Cannabis Producer

Dec 6 2018, 9:54am Meet the Former Cop Behind Canada’s First Indigenous Licensed Cannabis Producer Lewis Mitchell believes his company can be a force for good for First Nations communities. Former cop turned licensed cannabis producer Lewis Mitchel | Image via sevenleaf.ca / Wikipedia Commons.

Article by Joshua Ostroff, Vice News Eighty years ago, the police chief on the Caughnawaga reserve across the St. Lawrence river from Montreal spent weeks supervising the picking, carting, and burning of 3,500 pounds of pot under order of the Department of Indian Affairs. “The leaves and seeds of the marijuana plant contain a drug police fear more than any other narcotic,” ...

Read More »

Overcoming Cannabis Retail Anxiety: 5 Reasons For Municipalities Opt-In

Overcoming pot retail anxiety: 5 reasons for municipalities opt-in Marijuana plants are shown at a cultivation facility in Olds, Alta., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.Jeff McIntosh / THE CANADIAN PRESS

Article by Jean Lepine, Toronto Sun With new municipal councils being sworn in across Ontario this week, the debate on whether or not to opt-in to cannabis retail has moved from the philosophical to the real. Some councils have launched constituent consultations and online surveys to support eventual Council deliberation and decision. Municipal councils have until Jan. 22, 2019 to ...

Read More »

Southwestern Ontario Farm Could Have First Licensed Outdoor Cannabis Crop

Southwestern Ontario farm could have first licensed outdoor cannabis crop DALE CARRUTHERS Cannabis plants (file photo)

Article by Dale Carruthers, London Free Press Canada’s first crop of commercially grown outdoor cannabis could sprout from the ground of a former organic farm in Southwestern Ontario this year. Marijuana producer 48North has applied for an outdoor cultivation licence — the only cannabis company to do since the government approved outdoor growing in the summer — to plant marijuana on ...

Read More »

Tobacco Giant and Marlboro Maker, Altria, Investing $2.4B to Buy 45% of Cronos Canadian Cannabis Producer

Altria investing $2.4B in Canadian cannabis producer Cronos BY THE CANADIAN PRESS Marijuana plants are shown at a cultivation facility in Olds, Alta., on Oct. 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh Tobacco Giant and Marlboro Maker, Altria, Investing $2.4B to Buy 45% of Cronos Canadian Cannabis Producer

Article by City News Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group says it will receive a $2.4 billion equity investment from Altria Group, one of the biggest tobacco companies in the world. The maker of Marlboro cigarettes would acquire a 45 per cent ownership stake in Cronos under the initial investment. Altria can also invest up to a further $1.4 billion to ...

Read More »

University of Guelph to Offer Cannabis Work Shops

Cannabis Compliance on New Regulations and Dispensary Legitimization University of Guelph to offer cannabis worskhops LISTEN | PRINT BY KEN HANLY

Article by Ken Hanly, Digital Journal Cannabis Compliance Inc. (CCI) of Toronto in the Canadian province of Ontario has formed a partnership with the University of Guelph to offer workshops on cannabis to both industry enthusiasts and professionals,. They will begin in March of 2019. The courses offer expertise on licencing applications that will adhere to the recent Cannabis Act ...

Read More »

Oshawa Kids Take Dad’s Cannabis Cookies, Eat Them at School: Police

Oshawa kids take dad’s pot cookies, eat them at school: police Jason Abrao, manager at The Apothecarium Medical Cannabis Dispensary, holds an edible marijuana gingerbread cookie at The Apothecarium in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Chris Herhalt, CP24.com

Article by Chris Herhalt, CP24 Two Oshawa grade school students had to be treated at hospital Wednesday after one of them snuck medicinal cannabis cookies from a parent and ate them, Durham Regional Police say. Ambulances were sent to Hillsdale Public School on Oshawa Boulevard North on Wednesday after two students, in Grade 7 or 8, fell ill. Police say ...

Read More »

Powered by Dragonballsuper Youtube Download animeshow