Tag: Canada

Cannabis Company Hopes to Replace Jobs Lost in Mill Closure in Small B.C. Town

Reading Time: 3 minutes Arnold Meyer spent 40 years working at the Tolko Industries Ltd. mill in Merritt, B.C., but then he faced the reality of being laid off. The 62-year-old was one of about 200 employees who lost their jobs in 2016, crippling the economy of the small town in British Columbia’s southern Interior and prompting politicians to […]

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Regina’s 1st Legal Cannabis Shop Open For Business

Reading Time: 1 minute The Queen City officially has its first legal place to buy recreational cannabis. The Cannabis Co. YQR, located near Regina’s Warehouse District, opened its doors at 11 a.m. Saturday. Several people eagerly waited outside for the store to open, curious to see what they would find.  Tyrell Satther was one of those people. He said it was his […]

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A Look Inside ‘The Little Book of Cannabis’

Reading Time: 2 minutes In her first book, The Little Book of Cannabis: How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life, Seibert explores common myths and misconceptions surrounding the cannabis plant, including whether or not cannabis use can cure cancer, help us get a better night’s sleep, enjoy steamier sex and act as a weight loss aid.“For many years, I’ve found cannabis […]

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Growing Pot in Canada: What It Means For You

Reading Time: 1 minute You can grow your own legal marijuana plants — so long as you can grow them from seeds that you bought legally. And just at the moment, there aren’t any, so you can’t. Provincial cannabis monopolies would like to sell seeds, but licensed producers aren’t selling seeds to them. Eventually, once seeds and young plants become legally available, it […]

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What You Need to Know About Cannabis Legalization in Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes The legalization of cannabis is new in Canada. The rules are different depending on where you live, and there is a lot that still remains to be seen as far as how the law will develop. If you have questions about the legalities of cannabis use, consult a lawyer. The following is not legal advice […]

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From the Archives: Cannabis Day

Reading Time: 1 minute Goodleaf explores the fight for legal medicinal marijuana in Eastern Canada at Cannabis Day

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Lower-Potency Cannabis Options Speak To An Increasingly Attentive Mainstream Audience

Reading Time: 2 minutes For years, the marijuana industry has been involved in a kind of arms race toward creating super-potent cannabis products. Looking to provide veteran consumers enhanced highs and more bang for the buck, manufacturers over the past few years have gone full throttle to produce cannabis offerings with greater levels of THC (the psychoactive component in […]

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Medical Marijuana User Challenges Cannabis-related Driving Infraction

Reading Time: 3 minutes VANCOUVER—One of B.C.’s first legal disputes since legalization over cannabis-related driving violations is headed to court for review. A Victoria man received a 24-hour licence suspension for drug-impaired driving and a fine for possession of cannabis in a motor vehicle, according to Sarah Leamon, a partner at Leamon Roudette Law Group and a criminal defence […]

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Alberta, Canada Runs Out of Marijuana

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ontario-based cannabis giant Canopy Growth Inc. is working flat-out to meet that demand, having already supplied the Alberta market with 250,000 product units, with another 50,000 coming next week, said its CEO, Bruce Linton. “The trucks continue to pull out of this place, it’s a busy road,” he said of the company’s flagship operation. Consumers […]

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B.C.’s First Private Cannabis Store Licensed in Kimberley

Reading Time: 3 minutes B.C.’s first private non-recreational cannabis licence has been issued to a former East Kootenays medical pot shop. Tamaras Cannabis in Kimberley will get its licence from B.C.’s Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch on Thursday. The store was the first medical cannabis dispensary in Canada to receive a business licence from its local government, even before Vancouver, after […]

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