The supply shortages that have plagued many provinces in the first month of legal cannabis will likely persist for years, industry insiders say.
Ontario's government-run online cannabis retailer, already facing many complaints in the weeks since legalization, has blamed producers licensed by Health Canada for what it calls a labelling mix-up that delayed delivery of some products.
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.
As legal marijuana sales continue to explode (it's estimated to quadruple in the U.S. between 2016 and 2021), growers face mounting challenges along with enticing profits. Complaints about cannabis odour have jumped in some areas by as much as 87 per cent since growing became legal. In Denver alone, 30 per cent of all municipal odour complaints are now cannabis-related.
The federal government is providing support to the country's hemp growers with the announcement of a $330,000 investment to the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance.
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.
The name of the store is High North, but it might as well be named High and Dry because for all but about four hours of the first two weeks since marijuana was legalized in Canada, there was no pot to sell.
Toronto-based cannabis company 48North Cannabis Corp. will acquire federally licensed organic cannabis company 2599708 Ontario Inc. (Good & Green).
EDMONTON - Edmonton, Alta.-based Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced on Thursday that the Polish Ministry of Health has granted the company approval for its first shipment of medical cannabis to Poland.
Moncton, N.B.-based cannabis producer Organigram is celebrating Canada’s first week of legalization.
VANCOUVER – Vancouver-based logistics company ParcelPal Technology Inc. will be launching into Saskatchewan within the coming weeks.
Following legalization day in Canada on Oct. 17, Ontario-based cannabis producer Up Cannabis says its sales are doing well.
VANCOUVER - Vancouver, B.C.-based cannabis company PUF Ventures Inc. announced that it has closed a $12.5-million first portion of $40 million Equity Participation and Earn-In Agreement with Toronto-based cannabis investment company Delta Organic Cannabis Corp.
A large black market combined with supply shortages of legal marijuana will cut potential tax revenues by an estimated $800 million in the first year of legalization, according to a new report from independent not-for-profit research institute C.D. Howe Institute.
Canadian cannabis producer TerrAscend said on Tuesday that it will explore opportunities in the United States where it has identified acquisition prospects in states where cannabis has been legalized.
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.
A new era in medical marijuana production dawned in April of this year, and it hasn’t taken long for the horticulture industry to take note.

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