As an award-winning filmmaker David Nguyen has been recounting other people’s stories for quite a while. But he was never part of the story until January, when he won the right to apply for a retail cannabis license in Ontario. Thanks to his luck in the government-run lottery, he is now playing a big role in the province’s cannabis...
This week in Cannabis: Tweed and TerraCycle choose Earth Day to launch a new cannabis-waste recycling program, the Feds are set to approve a new saliva-testing device that detects recent drug use–but not impairment, and Shoppers Drug Mart launches a portal to buy medical cannabis in Alberta. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Feds to Approve a New Saliva-Testing Device Just in...
From cannabis beer to margarita-flavoured THC tonics, weed companies are betting big on beverages. As I sit here writing a story about the future of edibles, I’m battling an edible-induced hangover. I can’t really blame anyone but myself. I smoked some weed at home and then to satisfy my accompanying munchies, I ate a medicated brownie because I had no other...
Hamilton’s second licensed cannabis store is open for business. The Hello Cannabis Store, located on Cootes Drive in Dundas, officially opened its doors to customers on Friday morning. Santino Coppolino, who was one of two Hamiltonians selected in the province’s cannabis retail lottery, said he’s excited to work with Hello Cannabis, which has run a medicinal cannabis clinic in Dundas for...
Course details risks, dosage forms and common side effects of the drug. Ontario pharmacists have a little less than a year to get up to speed on weed if they want to practice in the province. The Ontario College of Pharmacists has made cannabis education mandatory in the wake of legalization and in anticipation of legal edibles set to arrive this...
A company specializing in recreational and medical cannabis aims to hire 1,500 people for its plant in Cobourg, Ont., in two years. On Friday, FSD Pharma celebrated its awarding of its sales licence by Health Canada last week. The plant is based on William Street at the former Kraft Foods plant. The company says the site could become one of the...
Is Elavon turning you off? Read here for a seamless transfer.April 1st brought upsetting news to the CBD market that was no April Fool’s joke. Elavon announced, effective immediately, they would no longer be accepting applications for CBD processing. Additionally, they stated they will be officially closing all current CBD merchant accounts on May 15th. Any company with...