Canada’s Corner Stores Warn Government: Inconsistent Regulation Of Cannabis And Tobacco Will Have Serious Consequences

packaging and labelling of cannabis products is necessary to give adult consumers the relevant information they need to make informed decisions and an educated choice.

CANADA: A new white paper produced by the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) charges that the federal government risks damaging thousands of small businesses in communities across the country by opening the door to further increases in sales of illegal tobacco while giving unfair and preferential treatment to the sellers of cannabis. Ottawa is considering important Read the full article…

Tilray Exports Medical Cannabis Genetics To The European Union

Europe is going green

PORTUGAL: Tilray, a GMP-certified global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that the company has successfully exported live medical cannabis genetics from its flagship British Columbia, Canada facility to its European Union Campus in Cantanhede, Portugal. The announcement is the first time a company has legally exported live cannabis genetics from North America Read the full article…

Van der Pop To Launch Branded Cannabis With WeedMD In November 2017

Van der Pop to launch branded cannabis with WeedMD in November 2017

CANADA: Van der Pop , a leading female-focused cannabis brand, has announced its two branded strains of cannabis will be available for purchase by the end of November, in partnership with WeedMD, a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis in Canada, through the WeedMD website. VdP will offer two different strains exclusively to patients registered through the Access Read the full article…

Canada’s Provinces Lining Up To Sell Pot

Cannabis in Canada

CANADA: Following its announcement that the Province of Ontario is planning to add 150 new governments, the Province of New Brunswick has announced a multi-million dollar deal with cannabis producers. The easterly Province of New Brunswick has announced that it has developed a new Crown corporation for the supervision of cannabis sales for the government’s anticipated legalization of recreational cannabis July 2018. Read the full article…

Tilray Exports Medical Cannabis Products To New Zealand or Nationwide Distribution

Products currently available in New Zealand include precisely formulated medical cannabis oils containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).

CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that Tilray medical cannabis products have been successfully exported to New Zealand and are now available for distribution nationwide. The products were produced at Tilray’s federally licensed, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-certified facility in Canada and can be dispensed to any patient with valid Read the full article…

Big Business Starting To Look At Canada’s Newest Industry

Philip Morris is one of many big tobacco concerns eyeing legal weed

UNITED KINGDOM: Twenty years ago, it was vilified as a ‘gateway drug’. Now, cannabis has grown into a big business, with the potential to become even bigger as laws are scheduled to change to reflect shifting social attitudes towards marijuana and investment picks up to take advantage of increased demand. And make no mistake: the Read the full article…

Study: Nearly 7.5 Million Canadians — 26% Of The Population — Consume Cannabis

Canadians love to smoke pot

CANADA:  Nearly 11.5 million Canadians, or 39% of adult-age Canadians have admitted they will be cannabis consumers if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s legalization plans for 2018 come to bloom, and as a country, 57% of Canadians are supportive of the Prime Minister’s plan for changing the cannabis laws. This is according to a newly released Read the full article…

Case Series: Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

CANADA: The administration of whole-plant topical cannabis extracts is associated with reduced pain and opioid use in patients suffering from leg and ankle ulcers due to Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG), according to a series of case reports published online ahead of print in the Journal of Pain Symptom Management. Researchers from the University of Toronto evaluated the impact of topically Read the full article…

Isodiol Announces $25 Million Convertible Financing

Isodiol International Inc. Announces $25,000,000 Convertible Debenture Financing

CANADA: Isodiol, a global cannabis innovator specializing in the development of pharmaceutical and consumer products announces it has signed a convertible debenture financing for $25,000,000 CDN with Alumnia Partners. Marcos Agramont CEO of Isodiol stated, “Our focus remains to grow revenues by developing the Isodiol brand domestically and in international markets.  This funding support allows us to Read the full article…

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…