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CBD May Be a Good Option for Treating Pro Athletes’ Traumatic Brain Injuries, Advocates Say

CBD may be a good option for treating pro athletes’ traumatic brain injuries, advocates say Former NHL player Riley Cote is among those who say cannabidiol should be used by pro hockey players Some advocates of CBD say it could be an option for treating traumatic brain injuries. COURTESY MEDICAL NEWS TODAY BY NICK LIA

Article by Nick Lia, Toronto Observer Advocates of cannabidiol (CBD) say it could have medical benefits for professional athletes like hockey players, particularly as an increased number of predatory hits in the NHL this season is reigniting concerns about players experiencing traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Riley Cote, a former NHL player who dressed in 156 games over four seasons, is one of them. ...

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Toronto Is Making A Play To Become North America’s Cannabis Capital

CANNABIS Toronto Is Making A Play To Become North America's Cannabis Capital The Canadian city is positioned to become the Denver of the Great White North. By Joel Balsam Toronto's soon to be Canada's answer to Denver. | EMILY CARPENTER/THRILLIST Toronto residents sparked massive joints to celebrate legalization in 2018. | SHAWN GOLDBERG/SHUTTERSTOCK

Article by Joel Balsam, Thrillist ON OCTOBER 17, 2018, CANADIANS from coast to coast fired up comically large joints to celebrate becoming only the second nation to legalize recreational cannabis. Many assumed Canada would quickly become one great-big version of Denver. But things didn’t quite pan out that way. Edibles and oils were still illegal. Smoking lounges, too. A small number of ...

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Licence Sought For a Third Cannabis Store for Peterborough

Licence sought for a third marijuana store for Peterborough Public notice period underway for Heritage Plaza location on Lansdowne Street; City of Kawartha Lakes could get first pot shop soon in Lindsay. NEWS 06:04 PM EXAMINER STAFF A cannabis retail store authorization application for The Joint Venture Shoppe has been posted by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario at the former Moksha Hot Yoga at 550 Lansdowne Street W. located at Heritage Plaza on Thursday April 16, 2020 in Peterborough, Ont. - CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT,EXAMINER A cannabis retail store authorization application for The Joint Venture Shoppe has been posted by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario at the former Moksha Hot Yoga at 550 Lansdowne Street W. located at Heritage Plaza on Thursday April 16, 2020 in Peterborough, Ont. - CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT,EXAMINER The Joint Venture Shoppe has applied to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to open the third legal marijuana store for Peterborough in the former Moksha Hot Yoga store at 550 Lansdowne St. W. Unit 15 in the Heritage Plaza. The commission has given people until April 28 to comment on the suitability of the location online. - CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT , EXAMINER

Article by Peterborough Examiner An application has been made for a third legal marijuana store for Peterborough, this time one that wouldn’t be in the downtown. The Joint Venture Shoppe has applied to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to open a store in the former Moksha Hot Yoga location at 550 Lansdowne St. W. Unit 15 in the ...

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Ontario Cannabis Store Orders Quadrupled as Stoners Stockpiled For COVID-19

BUSINESS Ontario Cannabis Store orders quadrupled as stoners stockpiled for COVID-19 "We've had to rise to the challenge," says Cheri Mara, chief commercial officer at the OCS By Kate Robertson Photo: gmast3r/Getty Images

Article by Kate Robertson, Growth Op Is Ontario’s struggling weed store gaining a new, loyal customer base among stoners in lockdown? The provincial cannabis store lost $42 million in its first fiscal year, but online sales skyrocketed in the weeks after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. As Canadian public health authorities implemented increasingly strict physical distancing measures in an ...

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Cannabis Growing Facility Closure in Yorkton, Sask., Among Changes Announced By Canopy Growth

Canada Cannabis growing facility closure in Yorkton, Sask., among changes announced by Canopy Growth Social Sharing Facebook Twitter Email Reddit LinkedIn Canadian cannabis company says closure of facilities will align production with market conditions Tory Gillis · CBC News Canopy Growth reported a $374.6-million loss in its second quarter last November, compared to a loss of $330.6 million the previous year. (Sean Kilpatrick) A customer checks out a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg on October 17, 2018, the day retail cannabis sales became legal. Since then, 'we haven't seen demand take off anywhere near like what was expected,' says a University of Regina economics professor. (John Woods) Jason Childs is an associate professor of economics at University of Regina. (CBC) Sébastien St-Louis, co-founder and CEO of Hexo, says 2020 may be a tough year for the fledgling cannabis industry, with companies facing increasing financial pressures. 1:17

Article by Tory Gillis, CBC News The Ontario-based cannabis company Canopy Growth is closing its grow operation facility in Yorkton, Sask. — part of a series of changes the company announced Thursday. It’s also ceasing farming operations in Springfield, NY, and at its cultivation facility in Colombia. Canopy Growth says it is working to exit its operations in South Africa and Lesotho, a small country ...

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Let’s Talk About What Makes Cannabis ‘Essential’ Right Now

NEWS Let’s talk about what makes cannabis ‘essential’ right now Many provinces have deemed cannabis businesses to be essential By Angela Stelmakowich FILE: People stand in freshly painted circles, six-feet-apart, as they wait in a two-hour line to buy marijuana products from Good Chemistry on Mar. 23, 2020 in Denver, Colo. / Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

Article by Angela Stelmakowich, Growth Op There’s been plenty of “essential” talk throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. As separate regions around the world battle to stop the spread of the virus through self-imposed (and sometimes mandated) isolation, the needs of our day-to-day lives have become classified as either non-essential or essential. One of the unexpected conversations to emerge from all of ...

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Ontario Sees Cannabis Orders Top 13,000, Flurry of New Customers Amid COVID-19

HOME NATIONAL BUSINESS Ontario sees cannabis orders top 13,000, flurry of new customers amid COVID-19 TORONTO — Ontario's cannabis distributor has seen online orders triple since COVID-19 started sweeping the country and prevention measures were implemented, with almost one in three orders coming from new customers.

Article by Ottawa Matters Ontario’s cannabis distributor has seen online orders triple since COVID-19 started sweeping the country and prevention measures were implemented, with almost one in three orders coming from new customers. The Ontario Cannabis Store says it received between 2,500 and 3,500 orders prior to March 9, but in the weeks after mass adoption of physical distancing, those orders doubled to 5,000, ...

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7 Live Streams and Shows to Watch While Celebrating 420 at Home

7 LIVE STREAMS AND SHOWS TO WATCH WHILE CELEBRATING 420 AT HOME JULIA VEINTROPAPRIL 19, 2020 CANNABIS CANADACULTURECULTUREEDITORIALFEATUREDMARIJUANA NEWSMUSICMUSICNEWS & EVENTS

Article by Julia Veintrop, Cannabis Life Network Months ago, stoners everywhere were looking forward to a full month of 420; the parties and planning was well in the works. Unfortunately, the coronavirus had other ideas. Thankfully, the cannabis community adapted quickly, moving the party indoors and online, so that we can celebrate 420 at home. The lineup of live streams is getting really good! For ...

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Canada Tried to Decriminalize Cannabis 17 Years Ago. This is How it All Came Together Before Falling Apart

NEWS Canada tried to decriminalize cannabis 17 years ago. This is how it all came together before falling apart Here’s how political in-fighting, the sponsorship scandal and pressure from the U.S. conspired to bring down Canada's first attempt at decriminalizing marijuana By Sam Riches In the spring of 2003, Bill C-38, a piece of legislation that would decriminalize the possession of marijuana, was introduced. Getty Images

Article by Sam Riches, Growth Op Martin Cauchon stood in the House of Commons and took a breath. It was the spring of 2003 and as the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Cauchon was about to introduce Bill C-38, a piece of legislation that would decriminalize the possession of marijuana. Prime Minister Jean Chrétien was relying on Cauchon to ...

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Canopy Growth Exits Cannabis Cultivation on Three Continents in Major International Pullback

Canopy Growth exits cannabis cultivation on three continents in major international pullback Published 19 hours ago | By Matt Lamers and Alfredo Pascual

Article by Matt Lamers and Alfredo Pascual, Marijuana Business Daily Canopy Growth is ceasing more cannabis cultivation in Africa, Canada, Colombia and the United States in a bid to “improve efficiencies” in its global operations, the once high-flying marijuana giant said Thursday. The Smiths Falls, Ontario, company also said it is eliminating 85 full-time positions. Almost half the workforce reduction is ...

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