Tilray Announces Second Facility To Meet Rapidly Growing Global Demand For Medical Cannabis

Total output to increase to 51 metric tonnes annually by end of 2018

CANADA: Tilray Canada Ltd., a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, has announced that it will invest, through an affiliated entity, up to $30 million in a second cultivation and processing facility located in Enniskillen, Ontario. The two facilities will generate a combined production capacity of up to 51 metric tonnes per year, which will Read the full article…

Victoria’s First Pot Vending Machine Now Up And Running

"Between the time it's packaged and the time it's dispensed and opened by the purchaser, nobody has contact with it."

CANADA: Medical marijuana users in Greater Victoria can now get their prescription filled by a vending machine. The region’s first pot vending machine is now up and running at the BC Pain Society on Quadra Street. A spokesperson for the dispensary says one of the benefits is that the product will be handled by fewer people Read the full article…

The Tim Hortons Of Cannabis: 63-Year-Old ‘King’ Seeks Franchisees To Grow His Marijuana Empire

Once Canada's most prolific marijuana producer and distributor, Don Briere is back in the marijuana trade making his mark in retail.

CANADA:  This city has its own Prince of Pot, cannabis promoter Marc Emery. But he’s minor royalty next to Don Briere. Or Donald Joseph Briere, as he’s known inside the Canadian justice and penal systems. He was once this country’s most prolific marijuana producer and distributor, with 33 illegal growing operations hidden across B.C. In Read the full article…