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What You Need To Know About Canada’s Cannabis Excise Tax

Grow, Health & Wellness, News & Policy What you need to know about Canada's cannabis excise tax Emma Spears Canada's excise tax on cannabis will cost medical consumers (Adrian Today/Shutterstock)

Article by Emma Spears, Daily Hive Canada will be legalizing adult-use cannabis on October 17 under the Cannabis Act, which will absorb the current medical-use legislation. This leaves both medical and recreational cannabis subject to an excise tax, which can add upwards of 10% to each sale. Here’s what you need to know about cannabis taxation, and how it will ...

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Pot-Related Charges at All-Time Low as Legalization Nears

Down on all counts Persons charged for various cannabis violations in Canada 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 Possession200418,953 Possession200418,953 Production and importationPossessionTrafficking Source: Statistics Canada Pot-related charges at all-time low as legalization nears Opioid crisis, looming legal status means cops are making fewer busts Roberto Rocha · CBC News Last year's criminal charges for the possession, production and sale of marijuana were at the lowest levels across Canada in 20 years. (Rafferty Baker/CBC)

Article by Roberto Rocha, CBC News The number of people charged with marijuana-related crimes in Canada last year was at the lowest level in 20 years, continuing a six-year downward trend as the legalization of the drug approaches. According to police-reported crime statistics released Monday by Statistics Canada, about 13,800 people were charged with possession of marijuana in 2017, which will mark the last full year ...

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First Comes Legal Cannabis. Then, Say Industry Insiders, Will Come the Artisan Stuff

First comes legal cannabis. Then, say industry insiders, will come the artisan stuff Craft cannabis will be desired by consumers, but it won't be easy for mom-and-pop pot shops to compete Andrea Ross · CBC News A worker produces medical cannabis at Canopy Growth Corporation's Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ont. (Sean Kilpatrick)

Article by Andrea Ross, CBC News When Albertans walk into a retail cannabis store on Oct. 17, they’ll be able to choose from a selection of about 300 products from 13 different licensed producers. But for the more experienced cannabis user, the experience might be a bit like walking into a liquor store and choosing between Molson Canadian and Labatt Blue. The Alberta Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Commission has ...

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High! Canada: Hybrid Pharm

High! Canada: Hybrid Pharm

Article by High! Canada Long awaited and first of its kind, Hybrid Pharm opened in early July to much fanfare and were welcomed by open arms by the community at large – The goal of Hybrid Pharm is to provide a higher quality experience and therefore a higher quality of life for their patients and their community of Ottawa, Ontario. Using ...

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Cannadaze Shop Owner Wants to be Part of the Marijuana Marketplace

Cannadaze Shop Owner Wants to be Part of the Marijuana Marketplace Image above: Cannadaze owner Wayne Matheson Campbellford businessman plans on hosting Grow Workshops Article & Images by Sue Dickens

Article by Sue Dickens, Trent Hills Now Owner of Cannadaze, Wayne Matheson, is watching closely what the provincial government will be doing following a decision by Premier Doug Ford’s PC government to put on hold the Liberal’s regulations on vaping that were intended to tighten the rules around vaping in Ontario and were set to happen on July 1. He is also keeping ...

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Treat Cannabis Like Wine, Langley Activist Says

Randy Caine. File photo Treat marijuana like wine, Langley activist says Randy Caine endorses the provincial approach to recreational marijuana — with one exception DAN FERGUSON

Article by Dan Ferguson, Langley Times Langley marijuana activist Randy Caine gave a mostly positive review to the provincial government’s proposed plans for the legalization of recreational cannabis. “I really like what I’m seeing in British Columbia,” Caine told The Times. On Tuesday, provincial Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth said the legal minimum age for marijuana consumption will be set at ...

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Have You Heard that CBD is ‘Non-Psychoactive’? It’s Not True

Marijuana Medicine Have you heard that CBD is 'non-psychoactive'? It's not true It's a common misconception, researcher says By: Solomon Israel FILE - This May 23, 2017 file photo shows GW Pharmaceuticals' Epidiolex, a medicine made from the marijuana plant but without THC. U.S. health regulators on Monday, June 25, 2018, approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use. (AP Photo/Kathy Young, File)

Article by Solomon Israel, The Leaf News If there was any doubt that cannabidiol has officially gone mainstream, this should settle it. A recent feature on the cannabis-derived chemical compound in the venerable New Yorker magazine describes New York City’s sudden “CBD craze” as having “already reached Dadaesque levels of consumerism — hundred-dollar tinctures to treat anxiety in pet cats and dogs; CBD-laced room service ...

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Grow Your Own Cannabis with Lyte Resources

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Article by Brook P, Dankr.ca Growing your own cannabis can be one of the most rewarding experiences a cannabis user can experience. Growing a pot plant can need daily attention to keep them alive and be filled with all sorts of possible pitfalls including bugs, mold, and hermaphrodites. But for all the risks the reward is exquisite. Gardeners who harvest ...

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‘It Hits You Very Quickly’: Canada Brews First Cannabis Beer

'It hits you very quickly': Canada brews first cannabis beer Entrepreneurs across the country are racing to capitalise on drug’s legalisation The logo of Province Brands, the startup behind the new beer. Photograph: Province Brands Ashifa Kassam in Belleville

Article by Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian Scientists in a small Ontario laboratory are testing enzymes and experimenting with fermentation. Their techniques are not new, but their focus is a first. They are developing what is being described as the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis. Most cannabis beers on the market are brewed from barley and infused with marijuana oil, ...

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Willie Nelson’s Marijuana Brand is Said to be Coming to Canada

Willie Nelson’s marijuana brand is said to be coming to Canada KEVIN ORLAND BLOOMBERG NEWS

Article by Kevin Orland, Bloomberg via Globe and Mail One of Colorado’s largest recreational pot companies is planning to bring Willie Nelson’s marijuana brand to Canada and go public in Toronto, according to people familiar with the matter. LivWell Enlightened Health LLC is planning a series of deals that include taking over management of a Calgary-based cannabis firm and a ...

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