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…

Nanaimo’s Mayor Says Marijuana Industry A Boon To Town’s Economy

The mayor of Nanaimo says his city is rolling in the dough from a new medical marijuana facility opened by Tilray a year ago.

CANADA:  The mayor of Nanaimo says his city is rolling in the dough from a new medical marijuana facility opened by Tilray a year ago. “They are providing jobs out there that are good paying, they’re family incomes. They have hired 95 per cent of their work force [from] local, long-time people,” says Bill McKay. “It’s just Read the full article…

Nanaimo’s Marijuana Trade Diversifies Echronomy

With the release of the latest draft of Michigan’s medical marijuana dispensary bill, sponsor Rep. Michael Callton has taken The Provisioning Centers Act in a “drastically different” direction.

CANADA:  For better or worse, Canada has all its eggs in one oily basket. These days, that’s not going so well. Forecasts suggest that oil jobs are drying up faster than your girlfriend when you fart. Folks, it’s ugly out there. Thankfully, someone somewhere has a plan to make it better. Tilray, a medical marijuana company, is Read the full article…

Nanaimo-Based Cannabis Producer Partners With UBC On Marijuana Study

Pot grown at the state-licensed operation can’t be certified as organic because the U.S. Department of Agriculture doesn’t recognize marijuana as a legal crop.

CANADA:  Nanaimo based medical cannabis producer Tilray has partnered with the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada’s first clinical trial to test marijuana’s effectiveness in treating post-traumatic stress disorder. The study, still waiting for approval from Health Canada, will be one of the world’s first large-scale clinical trials to evaluate cannabis for treating a Read the full article…

Second Medical Marijuana Company Poised For Nanaimo

Wildflower Marijuana Inc. is applying to Health Canada to license its two medical marijuana production facilities in the Nanaimo region.

CANADA:  Two new medical marijuana operations could bookend the Harbour City. B.C.-based Wildflower Marijuana Inc. is applying to Health Canada to license its two medical marijuana production facilities in the Nanaimo region. If approved, it says it would become the largest grower and distributor in the country with 150,000 square feet of growing space on Read the full article…