Hamilton, Ont.-based licensed medical cannabis producer Green Relief Inc., has officially acquired a new facility in Stoney Creek, Ont.
Marijuana, long snuck on to college and university campuses for use in bongs and joints, is now being grown legally at several academic institutions across the country.
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).
The supply shortages that have plagued many provinces in the first month of legal cannabis will likely persist for years, industry insiders say.
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).
VANCOUVER - Integrated Cannabis Company, Inc., will be distributing cannabidiol (CBD) formulated gummies.
SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Canopy Growth Corporation’s subsidiary Tweed has launched a new program called Hi. Society, aimed at engaging and supporting education for budtenders across Canada.
TORONTO – It's being touted as the next new miracle ingredient for everything from pet treats to anti-aging face creams and elixirs that can help an athlete's aching body recover faster.
CALGARY – Sundial Growers Inc. has acquired a collection of over 100 cannabis cultivars, which the company will genetically map using a Mitacs Accelerate grant that was awarded to University of Lethbridge professors Igor Kovalchuk and Olga Kovalchuk.
Carbon dioxideSixteen elements are considered essential for proper growth of cannabis and these are the same as for other crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and lettuce. Out of these sixteen elements, carbon is at the top of the list and is required in large amounts. The carbon is taken from the air as carbon dioxide.
Tobacco giant Altria Group will invest $2.4 billion in Canadian cannabis producer Cronos group for a 45-per-cent ownership stake as the global market for legal pot continues to grow.
Cannabis beverage company Sproutly Canada has announced Bryan Semkuley as the new president of Sproutly.
Shares of cannabis producer Aphria Inc. plunged after short-sellers called the Canadian company a "black hole" and alleged that its recent international acquisitions totalling $280-million were "largely worthless."
Cannabis edibles and beverage supplier Sproutly Canada has hired Melise Panetta to the senior leadership team as vice-president of sales and marketing to focus on the company’s branding, marketing and sales objectives of becoming a leading cannabis formulations company focused on beverages.
Vancouver, B.C.-based cannabis company Weekend Unlimited announced it is acquiring nearly 50 per cent of a retail cannabis store located in Nisku, Alta.
Vancouver-based Harvest One cannabis company has acquired Israeli-based Phytotech Therpeutics Ltd. (PTL).
Aurora Cannabis, one of Canada’s largest cannabis producers, is ramping up efforts to become a major player in the emerging global cannabis market, seizing on Canada’s role in leading the world toward a legalized cannabis regime. Grow Opportunity recently sat down with Aurora’s chief corporate officer, Cam Battley, to talk about Aurora’s position in the globalization of the cannabis market.
Narrowing down on best-practice methods and expanding reach – this was the focus at New Green Frontier, a cannabis investor conference held in Downtown Toronto on Monday.
Despite strict rules limiting the promotion of now legal recreational marijuana now in effect, cannabis promotions continue to pop up amid loopholes and a lack of clarity on how the legislation's grey areas should be applied.
Canadian cannabis company Invictus is acquiring Kelowna, B.C.-based vertically integrated cannabis company GTEC Holdings to form Western Canada’s largest indoor vertically integrated cannabis company.
Canopy Growth Corporation has teamed up with The Brink's Company subsidiary to provide secure logistics and cash management services for Canopy Growth's domestic and international cannabis operations.
Manitoba is expected to have two new cannabis retail locations in the province by Nov. 9.
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.
Innovation distilled into its simplest meaning is creating new things. From fire pits and sharp stones to quantum computing and nuclear fusion, innovators create value for themselves and their users.
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.
Not a day goes by without the topic of cannabis making headlines across Canada.
September 2017 – Nothing evokes passionate debate in the cannabis community like the threat of big business taking over. The arguments against big marijuana fill the Internet. The heartfelt plea to preserve small farms is echoed throughout the U.S., Canada and Jamaica.
Our recent webinar outlining the emerging business opportunities related to the move to legalize large-scale marijuana cultivation drew considerable interest.
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