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CBD Can Harm You, According To The U.S. What Does This Mean For Canada’s Cannabis Sector?

CBD can harm you, according to the U.S. What does this mean for Canada’s cannabis sector? David Olive By David Olive Star Business Columnist

Article by David Olive, Toronto Star Roughly one year into Canada’s experiment as the first industrialized country to legalize marijuana, the project gives the appearance of being a bust. Appearances are deceiving in this case, as we’ll see in a moment. But the first 13 months of Canadian pot legalization have been characterized by product shortages, a woefully insufficient number ...

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Recreational Cannabis Edibles, Extracts and Topicals are Coming … Eventually

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals are coming ... eventually B.C. will initially have 145 vaporizing products; 54 types of edibles; 53 beverages; 12 topical products; and 11 extracts for inhaling. NICK EAGLAND Mike Babins shows off a cannabis sample displayed in a sniff jar at the Evergreen Cannabis Society store in Kitsilano. Photo: Gerry Kahrmann GERRY KAHRMANN / PNG Edible marijuana samples are set aside for evaluation at Cannalysis, a cannabis testing laboratory, in Santa Ana, Calif. Cannabis-infused gummy bears will not be on Canadian store shelves once edibles are legal later this year as government rules stipulate gummies and other cannot be seen as appealing to young people. CHRIS CARLSON / PNG

Article by Nick Eagland, Vancouver Sun Hundreds of recreational cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals will hit B.C. shelves soon but it’s unclear whether that will be in time to bring Christmas cheer. Regulations to make those products legal came into effect on Oct. 17, 2019, one year after the federal legalization of dried cannabis, oil and seeds. But producers weren’t ...

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Mike Smyth: B.C. Government’s Pot Squad Targets Illegal Cannabis Shops

Mike Smyth: B.C. government's pot squad targets illegal cannabis shops Mike Smyth MIKE SMYTH William MacLean, the CEO of Wildflower Brands which owns four City Cannabis stores, says the province needs to do more to shut down his illegal competition. Jason Payne / PNG But some black-market retailers are not intimidated by the government’s aggressive actions.

Article by Mike Smyth, The Province Marijuana may be legal across Canada now, but B.C.’s newly formed pot police are still busy raiding illegal cannabis stores. Officially known as the Community Safety Unit, the provincial pot squad is responsible for shutting down unlicensed marijuana merchants. The year-old special police force is now ramping up its enforcement activities, swooping down on ...

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Proposed Cannabis Store on Wellington Street West Changes to Embarrassing Tokyo Smoke Brand

Proposed pot store on Wellington Street West changes to Tokyo Smoke brand The change in plans for the store at 1000 Wellington St. W. in Hintonburg is typical of deal-making with winners of a lottery for the right to apply for cannabis store licences in Ontario. JACQUIE MILLER This storefront on Wellington Street West is now slated to be a Tokyo Smoke cannabis store if the licence is approved. JEAN LEVAC / POSTMEDIA NEWS A 2018 file photo from a Tokyo Smoke outlet in Manitoba. KEVIN KING / POSTMEDIA

Article by Jacquie Miller, Ottawa Citizen A proposed cannabis store on Wellington Street West has switched names and now plans to open under the Tokyo Smoke brand. Tokyo Smoke, owned by Canopy Growth in Smiths Falls, is a fast-growing retail chain across Canada. The change in plans for the store at 1000 Wellington St. W. in Hintonburg is typical of ...

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Welcome To The Bongdromat: B.C. Man Has High Hopes For New Cleaning Business

British Columbia·New Welcome to The Bongdromat: B.C. man has high hopes for new cleaning business Kamloops entrepreneur wants to make your dirty devices sparkle for the next smoke CBC News Jordan Robinson has launched his own business using earth-friendly cleaning products to spiff up dank bongs. (Jenifer Norwell/CBC News) Jordan Robinson says the cleaning agent he uses is earth-friendly but many people don't like the smell of cleansers used on smoking devices or the feel of them on their skin. (Jenifer Norwell/CBC News)

Article by CBC News A British Columbia entrepreneur’s budding business has him cleaning out dirty bongs and pipes for cannabis smokers. Kamloops resident Jordan Robinson launched The Bongdromat in mid-October after he got the idea while working at a local smoke shop. His business model is simple — customers bring in their stained and clogged devices and Robinson cleans them so ...

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Canada’s Fake Legal Cannabis Extracts


Article by Travis Cesarone, Cannabis Life Network We reported that there have been brands of fake shatter floating around the black market. No one yet knows the identity of the impurity hiding in some cannabis extracts. It only unveils itself after being soaked in alcohol. Pine resin is alcohol-soluble meaning something else has been found, but there are plenty of water-soluble stabilizers that could explain ...

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Toronto Cannabis Events: December 9 – December 15, 2019

weekly newsletter Toronto Cannabis Events Dankr Crowd

Toronto is an amazing city for cannabis with so many diverse events going on. Here is a list of the events going on this upcoming week and weekend: Monday, December 9, 2019: Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Industry Night When: 6:00pm-9:00pm Where: Yongesterdam Lounge Price: N/A Wednesday, December 11, 2019: Movie and a Doobie When: 7:00pm-9:00pm Where: Hotbox Café (204 Augusta Ave, Toronto) Price: $5 admittance Open Mic Wednesdays ...

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Canadian Provinces Erect Barriers For Regulated Cannabis Vape Market

Canadian provinces erect barriers for regulated cannabis vape market Published 23 hours ago | By Matt Lamers

Article by Matt Lamers, Marijuana Business Daily Another Canadian province established hurdles for the legal sale of marijuana vape products weeks ahead of their rollout across the country. Newfoundland and Labrador joined Quebec this week in banning the products, while British Columbia earlier said it’s raising its sales tax on legal oil and dried flower vapes to 20%. All three provinces cited severe lung ...

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Civilized Struggled With Cannabis Advertising Laws Before Layoffs, Former Employee Says

New Brunswick Civilized struggled with cannabis advertising laws before layoffs, former employee says Social Sharing Cannabis lifestyle publication laid off all its employees ahead of being acquired by U.S. company Hadeel Ibrahim · CBC News Civilized Worldwide Inc. has laid off all its employees ahead of being acquired by Washington-based New Frontier Data. (Hadeel Ibrahim/CBC) James McClure says he was told earlier this year he was being let go, along with three other editorial staff, partly because cannabis advertising laws are strict and make ad buyers and sponsors nervous. (Hadeel Ibrahim/CBC) The building where Civilized operated at 80-88 Prince William St. has been listed for sale for $2 million. (Graham Thompson/CBC)

Article by Hadeel Ibrahim, CBC News A former employee of the cannabis lifestyle magazine Civilized says his layoff earlier this year was devastating, but it’s indicative of the industry’s growing pains. Saint John-based Civilized Worldwide Inc. halted all operations and let everyone go, nine employees in Saint John and seven in its Los Angeles office. That’s all ahead of being acquired ...

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Cheap Weed Sells: Ontarians Flock To Ontario Cannabis Store For $5 Grams

CanadaStrains & products Cheap weed sells: Ontarians flock to OCS for $5 grams Harrison Jordan Photos by HEXO Corp. The province of Ontario is officially going crazy for Original Stash.

Article by Harrison Jordan, Leafly News The province of Ontario is officially going crazy for Original Stash. That’s the new 28-gram dried flower product from Hexo that was released on the OCS’s website last week in time for Black Friday. Suffice it to say, the old school 28-gram—or one ounce—package size has been a hit. The process of selling inexpensive cannabis in bulk ...

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