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Original Snowboarder Bad Boy Talks to Other Retired Athletes About the Awesome Cannabis Business

NEWS Original snowboarder bad boy talks to other retired athletes about the awesome cannabis business Ross Rebagliati, founder of two cannabis brands, Ross' Gold and Legacy, joined a panel to discuss how the marijuana business can improve athletes' lives after sports By Bobby Hristova Ross Rebagliati Alana Paterson/The New York Times Ross Rebagliati, a Canadian olympic gold medal snowboarder who temporary had his medal taken away for marijuana use is now an advocate for athletes who want to enter the cannabis industry. Tyler Anderson / National Post

Article by Bobby Hristova, Growth Op When Ross Rebagliati became the first athlete to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal in 1998, his dream spiralled into a nightmare — the International Olympic Committee stripped him of his prize after he tested positive for cannabis. The ruling was quickly overturned, but at the time, the Canadian felt alone. “I was left ...

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Private Cannabis Operator Should Expect Losses, Consultant Says

New Brunswick Private cannabis operator should expect losses, consultant says Social Sharing 'You can't ask someone to come into a market and operate it when you have illegal operators' Cassidy Chisholm · CBC News · The government considered three different models for Cannabis NB, including keeping the business but shutting down seven stores in the province. (Julia Wright/CBC) New Brunswick Finance Minister Ernie Steeves announced Thursday that the province has called for proposals for a single, private entity to take over recreational cannabis sales in the province. (Elizabeth Fraser/CBC)

Article by Cassidy Chisholm, CBC News The private operator who takes over Cannabis NB is going to face significant challenges, including competition from the illegal market, says a retail consultant who has been keeping track of the cannabis business since legalization. “Probably whoever takes over the New Brunswick operation is going to continue to see some losses for a few ...

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‘Some of These Guys are Going to Disappear’: Slump Hits Cannabis Industry

'Some of these guys are going to disappear': Slump hits cannabis industry CTV National News: Plunging cannabis Jon Erlichman examines the cannabis industry in Canada and its evident growing pains. 0 Jeremiah Rodriguez, CTVNews.ca Staff, with a report from BNN Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman

Article by Jeremiah Rodriguez, CTV News On a day when Canada’s stock market reached an all-time high, shares of cannabis companies continue their downward spiral. Edmonton-based Aurora Cannabis is the latest producer to report disappointing financial results. Its sales of recreational weed was down 33 per cent compared to last quarter. With investor pressure mounting, companies like Aurora are cutting ...

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Cannabis Basics: What Is THCA And What Can It Do For You?

Cannabis Basics: What Is THCA And What Can It Do For You? The Fresh Toast , Benzinga Contributor By The Fresh Toast's Nicole Skrobin, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis. Photo by TorriPhoto/Getty Images

Article by Nicole Skrobin, Benzinga THCA is the acid form of THC that’s found in the raw cannabis plant. What does all this mean though, and how can THCA have a positive impact on one’s life? The cannabis plant contains over 400 chemical entities and more than 60 of them are cannabinoid compounds. One of these cannabinoid compounds is THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid), ...

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Public Input Period Open For Proposed Waterloo Cannabis Shop

Public input period open for proposed Waterloo cannabis shop Submission window to weigh in on possible retail cannabis site on King Street closes Nov. 21 NEWS 06:58 PM by James Jackson Waterloo Region Record

Article by James Jackson Waterloo Region Record The provincial government is now accepting submissions or objections related to the proposed retail cannabis shop in the City of Waterloo. The 15-day public notice period for the proposed site at 32 King St. S. closes Nov. 21. The applicant, 2208292 Alberta Ltd., originally wanted to open in downtown Kitchener but relocated to ...

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Windsor: Downtown Councillor Vows to Challenge Planner’s ‘Judgment Call’ Opposing Pot Store

Downtown councillor vows to challenge planner's 'judgment call' opposing pot store BRIAN CROSS A proposed cannabis retail store at 545 Ouellette Avenue is pictured Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. DAX MELMER / WINDSOR STAR

Article by Brian Cross, Windsor Star An angry and frustrated Coun. Rino Bortolin is preparing a “litany of questions” for Monday’s council meeting, after city planner Thom Hunt objected — on the city’s behalf — to the downtown location proposed for Windsor’s first retail pot store. Bortolin, who says he’s been inundated with messages from downtown supporters upset and shocked ...

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Canada’s Cannabis Engine Struggles to Climb Up Regulation Hill

Canada’s Cannabis Engine Struggles to Climb Up Regulation Hill After launching with much fanfare, the Canadian cannabis industry has found itself crumbling under mounting debt as a result of much red tape. The industry is also thirsty for skilled workers, with a recently opened college program attempting to meet that need Tzally Greenberg09:3414.11.19 TAGS:CannabisCanadaMedicalRecreationLegalizationChoomNiagara College Yezreel Valley College Darren Sarniak, Stevens Green's head grower. Photo: Tzally Greenberg

Article by Tzally Greenberg, CTech Canada shot the opening shot in the global cannabis regulation arms race. On October 17, 2018, Canada was the first G7 country to legalize cannabis, an act that seemed like the start of a chain reaction: Germany, the U.K., Denmark, Thailand, Greece, Australia, and New Zealand were only some of the countries that subsequently announced ...

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DAVID CLEMENT: Therapeutic CBD Oil Doesn’t Belong Under Restrictive Cannabis Act

DAVID CLEMENT: Therapeutic CBD oil doesn't belong under restrictive Cannabis Act Cannabidiol (CBD) oil. - 123RF Stock Photo DAVID CLEMENT

Article by David Clement, Saltwire The federal election is behind us, and all Canadians are probably pretty thankful for that. That said, in what was arguably Canada’s most irritating, and cynical, election, no one spoke about Canada’s cannabis market. The opposition parties did not take aim at the Liberals for their mistakes, nor did the Liberals really use legalization as a ...

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