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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

B.C. solicitor general forecasts better year ahead for cannabis products, revenue

Submitted by Marijuana News Premier John Horgan says it’s the best of times for cannabis users in British Columbia, but they could be even better. Since recreational cannabis became legal in Canada in October 2018, access to marijuana has become a matter of waiting for the mail to arrive or visiting a licensed dispensary, but something’s still missing, says the premier. Horgan said he wants British Columbia to take better advantage of the province’s worldwide reputation as a producer of top notch, award-winning weed, known as B.C. bud. “I remember being in Amsterdam and seeing all of the B.C....

Submitted by Marijuana News Premier John Horgan says it’s the best of times for cannabis users in British Columbia, but they could be even better. Since recreational cannabis became legal in Canada in October 2018, access to marijuana has...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

5 Trends that will dominate the cannabis landscape in 2020

Submitted by Marijuana News When the curtain finally closes on 2019, it’ll go down as one of the strongest years in a long time for the broader market, and likely the worst year for marijuana stocks. What had been an incredible buzz for investors throughout the first quarter turned into a major buzzkill for the remaining nine months. Since the end of the first quarter, most cannabis stocks have lost a significant amount of their market cap as questions fly concerning the growth trajectory of the global pot industry moving forward. But the big question: What does 2020 hold for...

Submitted by Marijuana News When the curtain finally closes on 2019, it’ll go down as one of the strongest years in a long time for the broader market, and likely the worst year for marijuana stocks. What had been an...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Canadian cannabis cultivators spy opportunity in Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News The European Union’s nascent medical cannabis market is ready to expand with Canadian cannabis cultivators. New Frontier Data estimates that the potential European market for legal medical cannabis exceeds $42bn (~€38.02bn).1 Currently, Europe does not cultivate enough cannabis to supply the existing and growing demand. In order to meet market needs for medical cannabis the EU must supplement locally produced cannabis with products from international sources. Canada, with its established international market, is in a prime position to become a principal supplier. Canadian cannabis companies have been rapidly increasing their global reach, tripling exports of...

Submitted by Marijuana News The European Union’s nascent medical cannabis market is ready to expand with Canadian cannabis cultivators. New Frontier Data estimates that the potential European market for legal medical cannabis exceeds $42bn (~€38.02bn).1 Currently, Europe does not...

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on November 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Another Day, Another Marijuana Production Cut in Canada

Submitted by Marijuana News At this time last year, investor hopes for the cannabis industry were pretty high. Canada had just become the first industrialized country in the modern era to legalize recreational marijuana in October 2018, derivative pot products looked to be less than a year from hitting dispensary shelves in Canada, and multiple U.S. states were in the process of greenlighting medical cannabis or recreational pot. However, over the past year, marijuana companies and investors alike have seen their hopes and dreams for the pot industry go up in smoke. Canadian marijuana stocks have been a buzzkill...

Submitted by Marijuana News At this time last year, investor hopes for the cannabis industry were pretty high. Canada had just become the first industrialized country in the modern era to legalize recreational marijuana in October 2018, derivative pot...

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on November 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Demand For CBD Oil Could Lead To Christmas Tree Shortage

Submitted by Marijuana News Growers are choosing to grow crops that are easier to take care of and that produce more money than seasonal Christmas trees. Christmas trees take their time to grow and develop, which is why some growers are tempted to plant less seasonal and more profitable crops, such as hemp. This change could make it hard for those who are looking for a Christmas tree to find the option they want. “If you love Christmas trees, then the key is to come early, so that you can get first dibs,” said John Patton of Patton Christmas...

Submitted by Marijuana News Growers are choosing to grow crops that are easier to take care of and that produce more money than seasonal Christmas trees. Christmas trees take their time to grow and develop, which is why some...

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on November 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Tecumseh Native Miss Universe Canada to Champion Pot at World Competition

By Taylor Campbell, Windsor Star Beauty pageants and pot promotion will share the same glamorous spotlight this December when Tecumseh native Alyssa Boston represents the country as Miss Universe Canada with a pro cannabis twist. The 24-year-old beauty queen told the Star she plans to make the case for global marijuana legalization during the Miss Universe competition Dec. 8 in Atlanta, Ga. Her approach to that pot pitch is still a secret, but she admitted television viewers would be seeing green during her time on stage. “It’s a little different for a beauty queen to talk about cannabis,” Boston...

By Taylor Campbell, Windsor Star Beauty pageants and pot promotion will share the same glamorous spotlight this December when Tecumseh native Alyssa Boston represents the country as Miss Universe Canada with a pro cannabis twist. The 24-year-old beauty queen...

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on November 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Cannabis Sales Could Jump with Edibles, but Industry Should be Prepared

By Tahira Rehmatullah, Policy Options Edibles, extracts and topicals could bring in millions of consumers, many of them ‘canna-curious,’ but Canadian producers will face challenges. anadian Cannabis 2.0 is here! It’s been over a year since recreational cannabis was legalized for adult use in Canada, and with the edibles, extracts and topicals category recently legalized, the market is shifting into what many envision as a new wave of consumption. How will the introduction of these new products impact the market? Let’s start with Cannabis 1.0. Canada legalized recreational cannabis in October 2018 with the Cannabis Act, becoming the first...

By Tahira Rehmatullah, Policy Options Edibles, extracts and topicals could bring in millions of consumers, many of them ‘canna-curious,’ but Canadian producers will face challenges. anadian Cannabis 2.0 is here! It’s been over a year since recreational cannabis was...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Pot edibles will soon be legal to buy in Canada, but this woman will still make her own. Here’s why.

Submitted by Marijuana News Patsy Copus makes batches of pot-infused gummy bears or cannabis-coated chocolate strawberries every few weeks to help with her arthritis and other medical conditions. Although cannabis edibles are expected to be sold legally in stores in December, the Windsor, Ont., resident said buying them will likely be a financial struggle. Health Canada has capped the amount of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) allowed in food and drinks to 10 milligrams — a restriction Copus said wouldn’t meet the needs of some users. “So for a person who has to take more of a higher dosage, that would be...

Submitted by Marijuana News Patsy Copus makes batches of pot-infused gummy bears or cannabis-coated chocolate strawberries every few weeks to help with her arthritis and other medical conditions. Although cannabis edibles are expected to be sold legally in stores in...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Waterloo and Cambridge now candidates for cannabis retail shops

Submitted by Marijuana News The cities of Waterloo and Cambridge are now on the list for possible retail cannabis shops after two applicants opted to move from Kitchener and Guelph. The new sites, 32 King St. S. in Waterloo and 75 Pinebush Rd. in Cambridge, were posted on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) website last week. The applicant in Waterloo, 2208292 Alberta Ltd., had previously applied for a site in downtown Kitchener at 73 King St. W., near Ontario Street. Now it hopes to open inside the space that used to house O.W. Sports, near Waterloo...

Submitted by Marijuana News The cities of Waterloo and Cambridge are now on the list for possible retail cannabis shops after two applicants opted to move from Kitchener and Guelph. The new sites, 32 King St. S. in Waterloo...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

20,000 German pharmacies to stock Canadian Firm’s cannabis

Submitted by Marijuana News The first European deal for Canadian firm MediPharm Labs will see its medical cannabis products made available to 20,000 German pharmacies. With dual listings on the Ontario and Frankfurt stock exchanges, MediPharm says this new deal is an important milestone in its global ambitions. And, it follows hot on the heels of its first ever international agreement in the Australian market, earlier this year. In a stock market statement MediPharm highlights why it has targeted Germany as its first European port of call. Up To 50,000 Cannabis Patients It says the German medical cannabis market...

Submitted by Marijuana News The first European deal for Canadian firm MediPharm Labs will see its medical cannabis products made available to 20,000 German pharmacies. With dual listings on the Ontario and Frankfurt stock exchanges, MediPharm says this new...

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