Leafly Canada StaffDecember 12, 2019 Photo by Jesse Milns Leafly Canada is kicking off the holiday season with a little help from our friends! Starting December 8 and running for 12 consecutive days, we’re giving away more than $5,000 in prizes courtesy of some of our favourite cannabis brands and retailers across the country. Day 5: Enter for a chance to win a...
Unfortunately, her scores were not so high. Canada’s contestant at last weekend’s Miss Universe pageant truly lit up the stage. For the competition’s “National Costume” segment — in which contestants dress up in outfits representing their country — Alyssa Boston decided to celebrate last year’s legalization of recreational cannabis by dressing up as a weed leaf. The glittery green number by Nicaraguan...
Canadians spent about $908 million on non-medical cannabis in the first year since legalization, but online sales dropped as more brick-and-mortar locations opened, said Statistics Canada. Canadians spent $907,833,000 on non-medical cannabis between October 2018 and September 2019, the agency said, which works out to $24 per capita. Canada legalized cannabis on Oct. 17, 2018, becoming the second country in the...
Jesse B. StaniforthDecember 11, 2019 BalkansCat/iStock In the legal Canadian cannabis industry, there may be no more controversial a figure than Aleafia board chair Julian Fantino—particularly not around Toronto’s Kensington Market neighbourhood, which can feel like the physical centre of Toronto cannabis culture. Fantino, detractors are quick to remember, used to oversee busts of dispensaries in the neighbourhood, but now his...
CANNABIS CULTURE – Back in early July of 2019, I read a series of stories about how to spot “fake news” from the CBC website:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/fake-news-misinformation-online-1.5196865 https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/fake-news-disinformation-propaganda-internet-1.5196964 This topic seems to be a favorite of the reporter Andrea Bellemare, who keeps writing about it:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/india-fake-news-sites-canada-1.5366591 I wrote to Andrea, and expressed my concern with CBC and their “fake news” about how cannabis makes kids...
Harrison JordanDecember 11, 2019 Courtesy of Re-Up Canadian cannabis consumers may have noticed price drops on certain cannabis products recently, which is great news for budget-conscious shoppers digging into the pricey holiday season. Over the Black Friday weekend, Quebec-based producer Hexo introduced a 28-gram dried flower offering to Quebec and Ontario markets for no more than $5 a gram (sales tax...
Leafly Canada StaffDecember 11, 2019 Photo by Jesse Milns Leafly Canada is kicking off the holiday season with a little help from our friends! Starting December 8 and running for 12 consecutive days, we’re giving away more than $5,000 in prizes courtesy of some of our favourite cannabis brands and retailers across the country. Day 4: Enter for a chance to win a...