Ontario’s recent announcement of their new “craft cannabis” product designation was hailed as progress by many in the cannabis industry, but some say the category is too broad.
Led by owner Albert Eppinga, the first of three micro cultivation facilities in Sooke under the BC Cannabis Inc. brand was licensed on April 9. They expect the next two licences later this year.
Mars Wrigley, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chocolate, gum, and candy is taking legal action against cannabis companies in the US and Canada that are using the company’s brands and products.
The founder and CEO of Lighthouse Genomics, Tim Harvey has been working with a handful of researchers since 2016, taking samples of cannabis plants from partners in Canada and around the world, in order to build a genetic database of cultivars.
Magi Cannabis is a small, family-run micro-cultivator on Salt Spring Island, in British Columbia. Josh Beckett and his partner Nadine are long-time islanders, with deep roots in the community.
The Ontario Cannabis Store has formally announced their new craft cannabis program today. First reported late last year, the program creates a specific category for small-batch, craft cannabis products available for consumers in Ontario.
The lead attorney with the group fighting Quebec’s ban on growing cannabis at home says they and the government of Quebec have now presented their argument before the court of appeal, and are awaiting a ruling.