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on June 16, 2017 in Cannabis News Canada

Medical marijuana production plant coming soon to Montreal’s West Island

‘The competition will be very fierce,’ when recreational marijuana is legalized, warns economist By Kalina Laframboise A nondescript building in Montreal’s West Island will be producing close to 4,000 kilograms of marijuana annually — as soon as it gets approval from Health Canada. Aurora Cannabis is hoping to expand its business and break into the Quebec market with a new medical marijuana production plant on Hymus Boulevard in Pointe-Claire. “We hope to have production coming out of that plant before the end of 2017, if we can,” said executive vice-president Cam Battley. This small Alberta village could soon be home to the world’s largest marijuana factory Aurora Cannabis already has a facility in...

‘The competition will be very fierce,’ when recreational marijuana is legalized, warns economist By Kalina Laframboise A nondescript building in Montreal’s West Island will be producing close to 4,000 kilograms of marijuana annually — as soon as it gets approval from Health Canada. Aurora Cannabis is...

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on June 14, 2017 in Cannabis News Canada

What Marijuana Legalization in Canada Could Mean for the United States

by Katy Steinmetz America’s neighbor to the north is fast moving toward legalizing recreational marijuana nationwide, which would make Canada the second country in the world to do so. And the impact of having weed legalized on such a big scale, so close to home, may affect the future of pot in the United States. “There are those who sometimes regard Canada as the 51st state. It would be an important signal about the movement coming of age. It would add to the critical mass,” says Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a member of Congress’ newly-formed Cannabis Caucus who is pushing...

by Katy Steinmetz America’s neighbor to the north is fast moving toward legalizing recreational marijuana nationwide, which would make Canada the second country in the world to do so. And the impact of having weed legalized on such a big...

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on June 14, 2017 in Cannabis News Canada

Canadian province gambles future on marijuana’s ‘extreme growth potential’

New Brunswick invests in cannabis industry, which could be worth billions once legalised, with hopes to revive its declining economy and aging population The thick scent of marijuana hangs heavy in the small room where rows of green plants are neatly arranged on shelves. For the medical marijuana company OrganiGram, this is simply the latest round of production. But for New Brunswick, the small east coast Canadian province where this facility is based, the plants are part of a bigger gamble – one that aims to transform Canada’s looming plans to fully legalise marijuana by July 2018 into an...

New Brunswick invests in cannabis industry, which could be worth billions once legalised, with hopes to revive its declining economy and aging population The thick scent of marijuana hangs heavy in the small room where rows of green plants...

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