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Canada’s nationwide legalization of cannabis was supposed to drive out the unlicensed, unregulated retail market. But in Ontario, cannabis consumers are increasingly turning away from the province’s legal suppliers and returning, some of them quite happily, to their underground...
I was shocked and disappointed to read that Canada was the second worst country amongst wealthy nations when it comes to impaired-driving related deaths. This is likely why the federal government is rolling out new legislation this month to crack...
In a groundbreaking move, an Ontario cannabis producer intends to plant a legal crop of open-air pot for the first time in Canada this spring. Toronto-based 48North Cannabis Corp. announced this week that it is seeking Health Canada’s permission to...
Running is an activity you either love or hate. For some, it’s a transcendental experience often compared to meditation. For others, it triggers avoidant behavior in the psyche—and somehow enhances the appeal of Netflix and pizza to a level...
Quebec is already considered to have some of the most conservative cannabis laws in the country. Today (December 5), the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) moved to secure the title. This morning, Lionel Carmant, the province's minister for health and social services, tabled...
Canada’s cannabis industry is experiencing a labour shortage. In the five years since there has been a large scale legal market for medical pot, and the recent legalization of recreational sales since October, companies have had trouble finding candidates...
Utah is joining more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana after the governor signed a measure into law on Monday. Governor Gary Herbert (R) signed the Utah Medical Cannabis Act into law after state legislators made changes to a pro-medical marijuana bill that voters...
In a flurry of international news, after years of false starts and political wrangling, it was finally written into law: Justin Trudeau’s administration legalized recreational marijuana use in Canada. Admittedly, the course of true legalization never did run smooth. A myriad...
Plans for a new Guelph Centre for Cannabis Research are moving forward at the University of Guelph, with a professor researching cannabis at the university hoping ground will break on the project as early as this spring. The proposed $20...
A TWO-year-old girl with severe epilepsy is believed to have become the first child in the UK to be prescribed medical cannabis. For Jorja Emerson the treatment is "the difference between her living and dying", according to her father. Jorja, who...