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What to Expect From the Launch of Cannabis Edibles in Canada

Published on Pot Stock News – By Caileam Raleigh  • Dec 31, 2019  With January 1 comes the arrival of a new year, and a new decade, and it promises to be a watershed moment for the Canadian cannabis market. 2020 will see the long-awaited arrival of legal cannabis edibles and other ingestible forms of marijuana, products that […]

New Cannabis Products to Follow Edibles Legalization

Published by Market Realist • By Sharon Bailey • September 5, 2019  The second wave of cannabis legalization in Canada will allow the sale of edibles, beverages, extracts, and topicals effective October 17. The new products should hit the stores in mid-December, as federal license holders must give a 60-day notice to Health Canada regarding their plans to […]

Scientists Are Racing to Make Weed As Easy to Drink as Beer

The challenge is to create marijuana beverages that hit at the same time as alcoholic ones. By Kristine Owram • February 6, 2019, 2:00 AM PST People who drink alcohol typically learn the hard way how much is too much—usually in their teens or early 20s. As adults, they’re not interested in learning the same hard-knocks lesson about cannabis. This […]

Canopy Growth set to become the ‘global titan’ of cannabis: CIBC report

OTTAWA CITIZEN – JACQUIE MILLER – January 21, 2019 – Canopy Growth Corp. in Smiths Falls is poised to dominate the global cannabis industry, a new report says. The CIBC World Markets report compares the cannabis industry to both the gold rush and the development of the internet and the automobile. Only a few companies will live up […]

Popular Canadian pharmacy chain officially starts carrying medical cannabis

STRAIGHT – January 9th, 2019 – Original story published by High Times.  On Tuesday, Shoppers Drug Mart started selling dried and fresh cannabis, seeds, plants, and oils Things just got more convenient for medical cannabis patients in Ontario. On Tuesday, the popular pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart launched its online retail portal for medical cannabis products. Shoppers is a national […]

Medical marijuana pioneer Brent Zettl jumps back into business with new startup

CHRISTINA PELLEGRINI CANNABIS INDUSTRY REPORTER – PUBLISHED JANUARY 7, 2019 Long before recreational cannabis, there was CanniMed Therapeutics Ltd., the first licensed producer to grow and sell medical cannabis nearly two decades ago. Now, Brent Zettl, the former head of CanniMed, is back in business with a new cannabis company. It hasn’t been that long – about […]

BuyWell Introduces Canada’s first Medical Cannabis Coverage Plan and Medical Cannabis Savings Calculator

REGINA LEADER POST – December 28, 2018 – Based on research and findings from Synergy Health Services, BuyWell Care consumers may realize savings of up to $5,700 per year on their medical cannabis. BuyWell.com, Canada’s first fully integrated Health and Wellness marketplace, introduces BuyWell Care: Canada’s first guaranteed issue Medical Cannabis Coverage Plan and Medical Cannabis Savings Calculator. Crop […]

Shoppers Drug Mart Granted License to Sell Medical Cannabis Online

THE CANADIAN PRESS – December 10, 2018 – Shoppers Drug Mart has been granted a license to sell medical cannabis online. Health Canada’s list of authorized cannabis producers and sellers has been updated to reflect that the pharmacy giant can fill prescriptions for dried and fresh cannabis, as well as plants, seeds, and oil. A website has been […]

Altria buys 45% stake in cannabis producer Cronos for $2.4 billion

Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc said on Friday it will invest $2.4 billion in the Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group Inc.AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc made a big bet on the rapidly growing marijuana industry on Friday with a $2.4 billion investment in Canadian cannabis producer Cronos Group Inc. […]