Growing organic cannabis is becoming a differentiating factor for licensed producers that have a stake in the new yet increasingly competitive Canadian cannabis industry.
VANCOUVER - British Columbia may be famous for its bud but some say Canada's new marijuana legalization framework is excluding the small producers with established know-how.
Mississauga, Ont.-based The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) says it has made “significant progress” towards the completion of its two new operations in Valleyfield, Que., and Hamilton, Ont.
SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corp. shares jumped Monday afternoon following news that the Ontario-based cannabis company has been granted a licence by New York state to process and produce hemp, a member of the cannabis plant family.
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Laval, Que.-based wellness company Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. has received its license to process cannabis from Health Canada.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the biggest challenge associated with the legalization of cannabis has been the supply shortage – but he expects it to disappear within a year.
Hamilton, Ont.-based licensed medical cannabis producer Green Relief Inc., has officially acquired a new facility in Stoney Creek, Ont.
Toronto Herbal Remedies’ (THR) license has been migrated to the Cannabis Act and its regulations, allowing the company to expand its growth production footprint and sell cannabis to other licensed producers (LPs).
Edmonton,Alta.-based Aurora Cannabis has announced the opening of a new high-tech cannabis production facility in Lachute, Que., known as Aurora "Eau."
PICKERING, Ontario - Amid product shortages across Canada following legalization day on Oct. 17, one medical marijuana company has announced its progress toward completing its production facility in Pickering, Ont.
Since becoming organically certified earlier in October, Organigram is releasing its first organic medicinal product, a sativa-dominant whole flower called Tidal Bore (R2).
Licensed medical and recreational cannabis producer CannTrust announced that it will list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) starting Monday under the ticker symbol "CTST."
Namaste Technologies Inc. has reached a settlement with its former chief executive who had taken legal action against the cannabis company over his abrupt firing earlier this month.
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Aurora Cannabis Inc. moved to strengthen its board of directors as it announced chairman Michael Singer will become executive chairman.
Vaughan, Ont.-based cannabis producer CannTrust Holdings has appointed Greg Guyatt, CPA CA as chief financial officer of the company effective Feb. 19, 2019.
Auxly Cannabis Group has added three new faces to its management team – Brian Schmitt as chief financial officer, Jason Sonshine as vice-president of strategy, and Carla Nawrocki as vice-president of investor relations of the company.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. lost $237.7 million in the second quarter of its fiscal year even though net revenues surged to $54.2 million as sales of cannabis by weight increased six-fold.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. says its net revenues surged to $54.2 million in its fiscal second quarter as the producer's sales accounted for 20 per cent of all marijuana sold across Canada since the drug was legalized in October.
Namaste Technologies Inc.'s interim chief executive is urging its shareholders to "ignore the rumours" as its ex-CEO commenced legal action against the cannabis company to prohibit his termination unless a "proper process" is followed.
Adult beverage company Province Brands of Canada has announced a co-packing agreement with Prince Edward Island-based Murphy Hospitality Group (MHG) to produce a private label cannabis-powered beer through its subsidiary Canna Island Inc.
The ousted CEO of Namaste Technologies Inc. is threatening to take legal action after the cannabis company's board of directions removed him from the position and launched a strategic review process to examine its options.
Moncton, N.B.-based licensed producer Organigram announced that its first quarter results for fiscal 2019, which includes operations up to Nov. 30, 2018, reached record net sales.
Canada’s recent legalization of marijuana creates a conflict with a U.S. federal law that prohibits the export, import, sale or transportation of items deemed to be drug paraphernalia.
The Canadian Marijuana Index (CMI) tracks the leading cannabis stocks operating in Canada. Stock prices have gone up from $230.41 to $516.07 in a year (July 25, 2017 - July 25, 2018). The peak price climbed up to $1,045.40 on Jan. 9, 2018. With marijuana for recreational purpose now being legal, many investors, entrepreneurs and greenhouse growers see a number of business opportunities.
As the cannabis industry continues to grow, more and more companies are relying on consultants to support and enhance their businesses. Cannabis is heavily regulated and navigating those requirements without reliable insight can be a real challenge.
It’s official. Canada’s legal adult recreational cannabis marketplace is open for business. Opening day was marked with symbolic celebrations across the country as people lined up to buy their first legal recreational cannabis.
If you're reading this post, chances are you work in the cannabis industry or have a stake in it. Recently, United States authorities issued a reminder to visitors that marijuana is still a federally illegal substance and anyone working or investing in the cannabis industry could be refused entry to the U.S.
On Oct. 17th cannabis retail stores across Canada will open their doors for the first time to Canadian adults. The past few months have seen licensed producers pushing to exponentially increase their growing capacity to meet anticipated demand in both the recreational and medical cannabis markets.
A new report from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce predicted that sales of legal cannabis will hit $6.5 billion by 2020, surpassing even liquor sales in the country.
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If there was one word to describe the Canadian cannabis industry in 2017, it would be explosive.
This past November, accounting giant Ernst & Young (EY) released a 12-page report focusing on the opportunities for Canadian licensed producers (LPs) of cannabis. Conversely, in that very same report, it noted that an uncertain operating landscape also exists, thus presenting enormous challenges for LPs.
Meaghan Seagrave – Executive Director of BioNBIf the past few years have shown us anything, it’s that there is tremendous opportunity for the biomass industry in Canada, specifically in Atlantic Canada. In thinking of Atlantic Canada, thoughts of our hospitality, friendliness, seafood, and bitterly cold winters might spring to mind. But, with these sweeping winds comes opportunity for growth in biomass-based industries, especially those that have been traditionally under-realized.
One can’t blame Canadian cannabis entrepreneurs and investors for feeling a bit motion sick from turbulence, while waiting to see where different layers of government will land on key policies. Unfortunately, you can’t completely blame Ottawa for the hurry up and wait antics. Canadians are simply experiencing legalization through a “parliamentary” process, rather than through an electoral ballot process, like in the U.S.
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