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Canada’s Pot Sales Drop in September as Summer Surge Ends

Canada’s pot sales drop in September as summer surge ends BY ERIC STOBER Canadian cannabis sales fell 2.4 per cent between August and September, according to Statistics Canada, as summer holidays ended and the weather cooled down.

Article by Eric Stober, Green Camp Canadian cannabis sales fell 2.4 per cent between August and September, according to Statistics Canada, as summer holidays ended and the weather cooled down. September’s legal cannabis sales across Canada fell around $3 million, from $126 million to $123 million between August and September, the federal agency reported Friday. August’s sales were an all-time ...

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Canopy Growth in Smiths Falls Begins Manufacturing Cannabis-Based Beverages

CANNABIS Canopy Growth in Smiths Falls begins manufacturing cannabis-based beverages BY CHRISTOPHER WHAN GLOBAL NEWS Staff work in a marijuana grow room that can be viewed by at the new visitors centre at Canopy Growths Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Sean Kilpatrick

Article by Christopher Whan, Global News Canopy Growth announced on Monday that they have begun manufacturing cannabis-based drinks at their Smiths Falls, Ont. plant. According to the company, they received the permits from the Ontario government to begin production on Friday. Eleven different beverages will be produced, with distribution planned within weeks. “This licence represents years of hard work to ...

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Canada’s Weed Industry Gets a Tough Lesson in Supply and Demand

THE CORNER WORLD Canada’s Weed Industry Gets a Tough Lesson in Supply and Demand By JIM GERAGHTY Marijuana plants are displayed for sale at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Wash., November 27, 2012. (Anthony Bolante/Reuters)

Article by Jim Geraghty, National Review You may be a fan of marijuana legalization, or you may see it as enabling a bad habit that can prove addictive for some users. What is indisputable is that legalizing a once-forbidden product is an unpredictable process. In October 2018, Canada legalized recreational use of marijuana. In February 2019, executives at major companies ...

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The Electricity Consumed By Growing Pot in Ontario is Forecast to Grow By 1,000 Per Cent Over Five Years

The electricity consumed by growing pot in Ontario is forecast to grow by 1,000 per cent over five years NEWS 03:53 PM by Joseph Hall Toronto Star At a projected 1.258 terawatt-hour (TWh) consumption by 2024, pot producers will suck up far more energy than the 0.8 TWh the province’s auto sector used in 2018. - Codie McLachlan / For Star Edmonton

Article by Joseph Hall, Toronto Star via OurWindsor The pot industry will not be a mellow new player on the province’s power grid. Indeed, the energy munched by the fledgling cannabis-growing business is expected to rise by 1,250 per cent in Ontario over the next five years, according to a recent study by the province’s Independent Electricity System Operator. “We’re ...

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You Can Finally (Legally) Get Same-Day Cannabis Delivery in Toronto

GROW You can finally (legally) get same-day cannabis delivery in Toronto DH Toronto Staff

Article by Daily Hive A year and over two months since legalization day, cannabis orders finally offer same-day delivery in Toronto. According to the Ontario Cannabis Store, pot buyers have the option of having their order delivered the same day you place it. And it’s currently only within the city of Toronto. “Same-Day and Next-Day delivery is currently available for ...

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Veterinarians Warn Pet Owners of Dangers of Cannabis Toxicity as Emergency Visits Spike

NEWS Veterinarians warn pet owners of dangers of cannabis toxicity as emergency visits spike “Dogs are exquisitely sensitive to THC, so very small exposures can result in really sick dogs for a couple of days” By David Yasvinski She encounters owners who are reluctant to bring their pets in for treatment for fear of getting in some sort of trouble iStock / Getty Images Plus The Pet Poison Helpline has reported a 500 percent increase in marijuana-related issues with cats and dogs / Photo: Luchiano/iStock/Getty Images Plus Luchiano / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Article by David Yasvinski, Growth Op With cannabis legalization 2.0 bringing a new wave of cannabis extracts and edibles to Canada’s store shelves in less than a month, veterinarians are again sounding the alarm over the risks that the drug presents to our furry friends. The 404 Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital in Newmarket, Ont., north of Toronto, told CTV the number ...

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Organigram Blames $22.5M Loss on Ontario, Predicts ‘Volatile’ Sales

Organigram blames $22.5M loss on Ontario, predicts 'volatile' sales Jeff LagerquistYahoo Finance Canada Cannabis buds in production at an Organigram facility. (Provided)

Article by Jeff Lagerquist, Yahoo Finance Canada Organigram (OGI.TO)(OGI) reported a net loss of $22.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter as the Canadian cannabis producer blamed a “lack of sufficient retail network and slower-than-expected store openings in Ontario” and rising industry-wide supply for the drop. The Moncton, N.B.-based company booked $16.3 million in sales for the period ended Aug. 31, ...

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Cannabis Edibles Preview: What to Expect Come Mid-December

Cannabis edibles preview: What to expect come mid-December Aidan Wallace Cannabis edibles will be available in mid-December. Chocolate Hemp Crunch, left, and Olli brands Strawberry Fruit Chews are two such products you will be able to get your hands on. Supplied Edibles are on the way. This combo photo (top) shows Olli brands Butter Cookie edible and (bottom) their Misty Mint cannabis tea. Supplied Canopy Growth Edibles and Beverages ‘Sneak Peek’ Tastings and Tours Beverages. Supplied photo jpg

Article by Aidan Wallace, Toronto Sun Edibles are on the way. The 60-day Health Canada review period for cannabis edibles, extracts and topical products began counting down after the second wave of cannabis legalization across Canada came into effect Oct. 17. With that review period set to end in mid-December, it won’t be long now before consumers can purchase and try ...

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Legal Same-Day Cannabis Delivery Available In Some Parts Of Toronto

SAME-DAY CANNABIS DELIVERY AVAILABLE IN SOME PARTS OF TORONTO TEST_LogoiHeart_Lowfi MULTI-PLATFORM WRITER Katherine DeClerq A worker examines cannabis products at the Ontario Cannabis Store distribution centre in an undated handout photo. (Ontario Cannabis Store)

Article by Katherine DeClerq, Newstalk 1010 The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is offerings same-day and next-day shipping in some areas of Toronto. According to the OCS website, if a customer lives within the postal code areas chosen for the pilot, the new delivery options will appear at checkout. To have an order delivered on the same day, the order must be ...

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