It’s been over a dozen years now since Nathan Woodworth started growing legal cannabis for himself as a way to deal with chronic migraines.
Edmonton, Alta.-based cannabis company Freedom Cannabis Inc. has received its licence to cultivate for Phase 1 of its indoor grow facility located near west Edmonton in Acheson, Alta. 
Aeroponic cannabis grower James E. Wagner Cultivation Corporation has begun cultivation activities at its second facility located in Kitchener, Ont. (JWC 2).
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CannTrust’s cultivation and processing permit under Health Canada Cannabis Regulations was amended to include the final 20 per cent of its Phase 2 expansion.
Vaughan, Ont.-based licensed producer CannTrust has closed the first of its previously announced transactions to acquire 200 acres of outdoor cultivation land.
Vaughan, Ont.-based licensed producer CannTrust has announced plans for outdoor cannabis cultivation to add an additional annual production capacity of between 100,000 and 200,000 kilograms by 2020.
One of the most exciting changes that came with the introduction of the Cannabis Act was the opportunity for licence holders to cultivate cannabis outdoors. For years, knowledgeable growers have argued that outdoor cultivation is a viable way to produce high quality cannabis and it seems that regulators are finally onside.
48North Cannabis Corp. has received its processing license for its Good & Green facility.
Field production of industrial hemp is getting lot of attention in Canada and the U.S., with some changes in the regulations for processing various parts of the plant.
When Organigram bought its second extraction system in 2017, it knew it wouldn’t be its last. The Moncton, N.B., LP plans to triple its cannabis kilos by 2020, and a big chunk of its sales will undoubtedly come from extract.
Invictus MD has provided an update on production and expansion plans at its Licensed Producers: Acreage Pharms Ltd., AB Laboratories Inc. and 0989561 B.C. Ltd. (Canandia).
Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company Canopy Growth Corporation announced it is planning to acquire New York City-based cannabis company Acreage Holdings, Inc. in a US$3.4 billion deal.
When cannabis supply at Small Town Buds begins to dwindle, co-owner Chris Felgate shuts the doors of his Devon, Alta., shop and turns customers away.
The Quebec Cannabis Industry Association (QCIA) officially launched on Tuesday.
Dr. Ramesh Zacharias has been prescribing medical cannabis for more than a decade.
NEW YORK – As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country's biggest public health successes: curbing cigarette smoking.
OTTAWA - Canadian cannabis branding company Origin House has entered into an agreement to be acquired by U.S. company Cresco Labs Inc. for approximately $1.1 billion.
Pineapple Express star Seth Rogen and screenwriter Evan Goldberg have teamed up with Canopy Growth Corp. to launch a Toronto-based Canadian cannabis brand called Houseplant.
LOS ANGELES – From skin-care lotions to bottled water, cannabis companies are rolling out a growing array of consumer products infused with a chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol, or CBD.
The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) reported its fourth quarter ended the year with a strong balance sheet and liquidity, including $263.5 million of cash and restricted cash, to continue to fund its facilities expansion and international growth.
Invictus has announced the appointment of Harbir Toor as its new chief financial officer on March 7, 2019.
The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) has teamed up with Canadian cannabis company Valens GroWorks in a multi-year extraction services contract.
Aurora Cannabis has begun selling cannabis oils to German pharmacies following receipt of all necessary approvals from the Canadian and German regulatory authorities, the company stated in a release.
When Grow Opportunity was launched in the fall of 2017, it was with the intention to serve as a resource for Canadian licensed producers.
Corporate social responsibility and global sustainability have been an increasing trend across all industries all over the world – manufacturing, agriculture, energy production, and many others. Consumers are getting more sophisticated and interested in knowing the ‘story’ behind the products they consume. Companies that are responding to this trend stand to gain – both from a fiscal and moral perspective.
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.

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