January 31, 2023

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New Brunswick cannabis producer Eco Canadian Organic teams up with Green House Seed Co

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Cannabis company tried to intimidate employees interested in union

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Alberta’s labour relations board has found that Calgary-based Sundial Growers attempted to intimidate employees attending a union information session.

Community college in New Brunswick cancels cultivation course

A Community College in New Brunswick had to cancel a cannabis cultivation course this winter due to a lack of enrollment.

What’s the big stink? Rural Okanagan LP addresses odour concerns

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A Vernon cannabis grower says they have addressed some neighbours’ odour concerns with the installation of new air filtration equipment. 

Group said to be taking over annual Vancouver 420 event at Sunset Beach

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

CRA provides additional info on intra-industry sale of cannabis products

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New changes recently announced by the Canada Revenue Agency will make it easier for cannabis producers to help each other sell products in different provinces. 

Ontario, Alberta launch new cannabis education programs

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Alberta’s cannabis regulator has launched a new campaign to encourage responsible cannabis use. 

Winnipeg’s Delta 9 Cannabis to “temporarily” lay off approximately 40 staff in cost-cutting move

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Netherlands to experiment with regulated cannabis supply chain

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The Dutch government is exploring options for regulating the supply chain for its hundreds of cannabis “coffee shops,” although any possible changes to its current…

Aurora completes sale of Polaris facility in Edmonton

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Top ten cannabis stories of 2022

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Covering the evolution of the legal cannabis industry in Canada is always fascinating, and 2022 had no shortage of exciting developments. StratCann has been covering…

High prices mean Hong Kong continues to intercept illicit Canadian cannabis

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Hong Kong customs recently seized 348 kilograms of cannabis hidden in a shipment of ceiling tiles arriving from Canada.

Ingestible oils most common cause of adverse reactions in two annual reports

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Health Canada has released their first two reviews on Adverse Reaction Reports associated with cannabis products. The most common reports of adverse reactions to cannabis…

Artist and budtender makes sculptures from cannabis packaging

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An Ontario-area artist and budtender is creating sculptures out of cannabis packaging in order to draw attention to the amount of waste generated in the…

F1NE Cannabis on micros, community, and their future farmgate

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F1NE Cannabis Cultivation, located in St Catharines, Ontario, is working hard to bring unique, quality craft cannabis to the market through its own micro cannabis…

Fund launched in BC to assist First Nations interested in cannabis industry

Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Growing Relationships is coming to Calgary on April 29, 2023

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StratCann is bringing our Growing Relationships industry event to Calgary, Alberta on April 29, 2023.

Updated: Ontario, BC pause listing any new delta-8 THC products, await guidance from Health Canada

The Ontario Cannabis Store sent out a notice to licensed cannabis producers on December 15 to inform them that the provincial cannabis distributor and retailer…

Weed Me Inc. recalls one lot of Diamond District Sativa Pre-Rolls Cannabis Extract

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A cannabis company has had to recall one lot of cannabis pre-rolls from the Ontario market for not being potent enough.

BC RCMP arrest three connected to illicit online cannabis store, seize cash, gold, luxury cars, and more

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Recent raids in Surrey and White Rock, BC resulted in the seizure of cannabis, cash, gold bars, cryptocurrency, luxury cars and the arrest of three…

Unsanctioned cannabis sales mean an end to untaxed cigarettes for Aamjiwnaang store owner

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The owner of a tobacco store and a cannabis store on First Nations land near Sarnia, Ontario, says she was unfairly discriminated against by the…

Cannabis NL looking to add several new stores

Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Changes to cannabis regs increase beverage possession limit, streamline product testing

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Health Canada has announced new changes to the cannabis regulations today, which include increased beverage possession limits.

Edibles, extracts, and infused pre-rolls help increased sales in BC

Cannabis sales increased in BC and prices dropped in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same time period in 2021.

Saskatchewan bill will give First Nations more control over cannabis rules

The Government of Saskatchewan has introduced new legislation that, if passed, will allow First Nations in the province to licence and regulate cannabis distribution and…

Medical cannabis registrations declining

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The number of Canadians registered to grow medical cannabis is now declining after several years of consistent increases.

5 charged in New Brunswick following 2021 dispensary raids

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Five people from Quispamsis, New Brunswick, have been charged following a drug investigation in Quispamsis and Saint John.

How edible extracts are getting around the 10mg limit

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The Cannabis Act attempted to take decades of global cannabis innovation and distil it into a few manageable categories that ensure Canadians remain safe and…

Rogue Processing

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Rogue Processing offers state-of-the-art, client-focused, eco-friendly, cost-effective co-packing services to Canadian cannabis companies.

Survey shows increase of drivers in Ontario consuming cannabis edibles

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A newly released survey from the Canadian Automobile Association South Central Ontario shows about one-quarter of drivers in the province say they had recently consumed…

Toronto police raid unlicensed dispensary, seize products and arrest 6

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Manitoba looking to repeal 6% fee for cannabis retailers

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The Manitoba government is looking to repeal its 6% social responsibility fee to help the legal market better compete with the illicit market.

Budtenders union announces new membership

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A union representing budtenders in BC has added two new stores to their membership in recent weeks. 

Newfoundland and Labrador now allows cannabis vape sales

Consumers in Newfoundland and Labrador will now be able to purchase cannabis vape pens through the legal cannabis market.

Quebec sold nearly $140 million worth of cannabis in Q2

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The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) has released its most recent quarterly report for sales between June 19, 2022 and September 10, 2022.

More testing needed to address heavy metals in vapes, say researchers

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A new study showing evidence of high levels of heavy metals in vape pens suggests the government should require more testing and labelling to help…

BC credit union receives award for cannabis campaign

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A BC credit union has received two awards for a campaign that highlights the unequal treatment of cannabis businesses by banks in Canada.

Ontario police identify youths connected to cannabis store break-ins

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One Ontario youth is facing charges in relation to several separate break and enters in the London area, dating back to mid-September, while police search…

OPP seize large quality of cannabis, cash, mushrooms and more

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Police in Ontario have arrested five and seized large quantities of cannabis and mushroom products, along with other drugs, weapons, cash, and more. 

Cannabis NB launches Good to Know education campaign

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Micro cannabis licences continue to grow in popularity

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Micro cannabis licences continue to be the most popular licence type in Canada, with more than half of the 185 licences issued so far this…

Study: No significant increase in youth cannabis use following legalization in Canada

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A recent study by researchers in Newfoundland and Labrador shows some changes in youth use rates and perceptions of cannabis one year after legalization. 

Consumer perception of legal market improving, still has a way to go

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In the first three years of legalization, Canadian cannabis consumers have had increasingly positive views of legal cannabis products when compared to illegal cannabis products…

Taiwan police intercept shipment of Canadian cannabis

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Police in Taiwan say they have arrested five people in connection to a large illicit shipment of cannabis from Canada.

Crafting the perfect infused pre roll

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Since infused pre-rolls began to hit the Canadian market late last year, they’ve been gaining popularity. While consumers are enticed by the promise of boosted…

Bill proposes changes to cannabis excise tax remittance timelines

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Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance have introduced a bill that, among many other issues, includes proposed changes to the federal excise duty…

Winnipeg police investigating reports of illicit edibles in Halloween candy

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Winnipeg police say they received at least half a dozen confirmed reports of cannabis edibles that were found in children’s Halloween candy.

Israeli company completes cannabis seed shipment to Canada

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An Israeli agri-tech company recently completed its first-ever shipment of medical cannabis seeds to a licensed producer in Canada.

Cash, cannabis seized from illicit Moncton dispensary

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NB Law enforcement executed a search warrant and seized about $136,000 worth of cannabis, products and currency from an illegal cannabis dispensary.

London, Ontario-area cannabis stores face string of break-ins

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Several cannabis stores in London, Ontario, say they have been the victims of break-ins in recent days and weeks.

OPP nab apparent illicit cannabis delivery driver

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Police in Aurora, Ontario, say they seized numerous illicit cannabis products that were discovered during a RIDE sobriety check 

Ontario’s cannabis “flow-through” system is beginning to take off

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The Ontario Cannabis Store’s program that allows retailers to order certain products not stocked by the OCS warehouse is finally beginning to gain traction. 

Alberta Municipalities calls for limits on medical cannabis grows in residential areas

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police in Newfoundland hope to locate owner of 2 pounds of ditch weed

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Uber Eats to offer delivery platform for three Toronto cannabis stores

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Uber Eats will begin offering cannabis deliveries for three Toronto cannabis stores starting Monday, October 17.

One request for medical cannabis coverage approved, another denied 

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One worker in Nova Scotia has had their request for coverage for medical cannabis approved, while another has been denied. 

Ontario issues warning to cannabis stores regarding product diversion

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) issued a warning today to cannabis retailers in the province about a company that says it’s buying…

Cannabis NB adds new locations, province moves to next stage of private store licensing

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Cannabis NB recently announced it has opened two new stores, adding to its 20 current fill-time locations: one in Saint John and one in Moncton. 

HC: Data on commercial cannabis licence applications and licences

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Health Canada recently released data showing how many applicants are in the licensing queue, how many licences are submitted, and the total number of licence…

Cannabis, mushrooms, cigarettes, cash seized from unlicensed dispensary in Moncton, NB

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Peace officers with the New Brunswick Department of Justice and Public Safety, with support from the Codiac Regional RCMP, executed a search warrant in Moncton…

Prince George RCMP investigating after three break-and-enters reported at three cannabis stores

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Police in Prince George, BC, say they have arrested three are still looking for two other suspects following three recent break-ins at cannabis stores

BC to begin accepting cannabis farmgate licence applications on November 30 

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British Columbia’s Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch announced today that they will be accepting Producer Retail Store (PRS) licence applications beginning at the end of…

OCS launches new Buy Legal public education campaign

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The Ontario Cannabis store has launched a “Buy Legal” public education campaign to inform consumers about the difference between legal and illegal cannabis. 

Cannara Biotech recalls Nugz Old School Hash for inaccurate labelling

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Quebec cannabis producer Cannara Biotech has issued a product recall for their Nugz Old School Hash (Cuban Linx) cannabis extract, sold through the Ontario Cannabis…

FINTRAC releases report on money-laundering related to illicit cannabis sales, production

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FINTRAC, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, says they have uncovered numerous instances of money laundering efforts related to illicit cannabis operators, especially…

Dykstra Greenhouses recalls one lot of Darkest Side of the Moon 2.5g Pre-Rolled Joints Dried Cannabis

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Dykstra Greenhouses has recalled their Darkest Side of the Moon 2.5 gram Pre-Roll—sold in Manitoba and Ontario—due to a labelling issue. 

Motif Labs Ltd. issues voluntary recall for Boxhot Glowstick 510 Batteries

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Ontario producer Motif Labs Ltd. has issued a voluntary recall for their Boxhot Glowstick 510 Batteries due to reports of the batteries overheating when charging.  

Superior Court of Quebec issues injunction to limit union “pressure tactics” against SQDC

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The Superior Court of Quebec has issued an interim injunction order aimed at limiting certain strike actions currently aimed at some Société québécoise du cannabis…

Police take enforcement action at an illegal cannabis dispensary in Lac La Hache, BC

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Police in BC raided an unlicensed cannabis dispensary in Lac La Hache on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 seizing approximately $60,000.00 in illegal cannabis products and…

Stats Canada releases new report on cannabis cultivation at home

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Statistics Canada released new data today on home cultivation that looks at its impact on Canada before and after legalization. 

The SQDC reports net income of $20.5 million for its first quarter ended June 18, 2022

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Sales of cannabis at the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) generated $54 million for the Quebec government for its first quarter ended June 18, 2022,…

Cannabis NB begins process for ten new private cannabis stores

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New Brunswick has opened ten opportunities to bid on public tenders for new private cannabis stores in the province.

Court approves $2.31 million settlement in Organigram pesticide case

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The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has approved a $2.31 million settlement following a class action lawsuit filed against New Brunswick cannabis producer Organigram for…

BC bought $420 million worth of (legal) cannabis last year

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British Columbians purchased nearly 85 thousand kilograms of legal cannabis last year, spending more than $420 million.

BCGEU stands down job action at LDB warehouses

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The BCGEU announced today that it is ending the current job action at the BC Public Service worksites, following a return to the bargaining table…

Labour tribunal declares recent strike action against SQDC location illegal

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The Administrative Labor Tribunal (TAT) has issued an order declaring a recent strike at the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC)’s Aylmer retail location illegal. 

BC again moving forward with direct delivery

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The BC LDB is once again moving forward with direct delivery registrations following a week-long suspension of the program due to issues relating to the…

Abbotsford police issue warning of home invasions of cannabis grow sites

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Police in Abbotsford, BC, say they have responded to eight home invasions at licensed medical cannabis grow operations within the City of Abbotsford over the…

Local products, more stores help increase cannabis sales in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia saw a 10% increase in cannabis sales in the first quarter of this year, bringing in $27.3 million in sales from April 1…

Edmonton police seize cannabis, cannabis products, psilocybin following investigation into illicit online retailer

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The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) says they have seized a large quantity of illegal cannabis plants and products, along with nearly a kilogram of psilocybin,…

Recall of XMG Cola and Ellevia extract for packaging, labelling issues

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Health Canada issued two new cannabis product recalls on August 17, one for Truss’ XMG Cola cannabis beverage and another for Mera Cannabis’ Ellevia THC…

Mars Canada wins lawsuit against illicit online cannabis sellers using “Skittles” branding

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Candy manufacturer Mars Canada Inc. has won a lawsuit against several illicit online cannabis retailers in Canada who have been selling products using logos and…

Strike could impact BC LDB, BC Cannabis Stores

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The union that represents nearly 33,000 staff in BC’s Public Service Agency—including the BC LDB and BC Cannabis Stores—issued a 72-hour strike notice to the…

OCS beginning a small number of deliveries following distribution disruption

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The Ontario Cannabis Store says their distribution centre is in the process beginning a limited number of deliveries following a disruption with a third-party distribution…

BC civil forfeiture office seeks to seize property, cash connected to three illicit cannabis websites

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BC’s director of civil forfeiture is seeking to confiscate cash and eight properties worth nearly $7 million that are alleged to be connected to three…

British Columbians increasingly purchasing cannabis from legal sources

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BC has released its newest survey on cannabis use, the first since 2018, showing changes in the cannabis market and consumer habits. 

Unlicensed dispensary raided in Oshawa, minutes away from several legal stores

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Health Canada releases CBD report: Report of the Science Advisory Committee on Health Products Containing Cannabis

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The report, compiled over the past few years by Health Canada’s nine-member external Science Advisory Committee on Health Products Containing Cannabis for human and animal…

Updated: Purileaf recalls NightNight Pomegranate Sunset Shot

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Ontario cannabis producer Purileaf has issued a voluntary recall for their NightNight Pomegranate Sunset Shot.

Licensed cultivation area, cannabis production continues to increase across Canada

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Health Canada has released their most recent cannabis sales data report, as well as providing corrected figures from a past report.

Western Cannabis brings cannabis sales to Saskatchewan music festival

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Producer Western Canna, in collaboration with cannabis distributor Weed Pool and retailer Wiid Boutique, operated a retail sales booth, the first of its kind in…

Vortex Cannabis recalls one lot of Vortex 10 Sour Berry Jelly Drops due to mislabelling

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Quebec-based cannabis producer Vortex Cannabis has recalled one lot of their Sour Berry Jelly Drops sold through authorized retailers in Ontario, due to inaccurate labelling. 

BC greenhouse grower to offer “price-sensitive” ounces under new brand

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Pure Sunfarms, a BC greenhouse producer, is expanding its brand categories to provide a new one-ounce product segment for more “price-sensitive, frequent purchasers”. 

BC government enters into Section 119 agreement with Shxwhá:y Village

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Shxwhá:y Village, near Chilliwack, BC and the Province of British Columbia announced today that they have entered a government-to-government agreement that supports cannabis economic development.

Nova Scotia RCMP charge man with weapons, drug charges, including selling cannabis to minors

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Police in Eskonia, Nova Scotia executed a search warrant on July 13, arresting a 36-year-old man following a complaint that minors had been sold cannabis…

BC enters into Section 119 agreement with Kispiox First Nation

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The BC government has entered into their fifth agreement supporting a First Nation with their aspirations in the cannabis industry.

BC report shows high levels of pesticides, inaccurate THC levels in illicit cannabis, vape carts

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BC has released a new study detailing the results of contaminant testing on dried cannabis and cannabis vapes seized from illicit retailers. 

Ontario Cannabis Retail Board Appoints Permanent President and CEO

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The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC) announced today that they have appointed David Lobo to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the…

OPP seize more than eight tons of cannabis, 45,000 plants from two Kingsville farms

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Essex County OPP say they recently seized cannabis worth more than $61 million from two Kingsville farms.

Evolved Extraction Solutions

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Rooted in Canada to serve an emerging global marketplace, Evolved Extraction Solutions is transforming the cannabis industry with disruptive extraction technology while providing long-term value…

The Half Circle offers Canada’s first immediate cannabis delivery option

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A new cannabis delivery service in Manitoba is looking to connect with retailers, especially in the Winnipeg area, who want to offer “instant” delivery for…

Growing Relationships industry event in Kelowna, BC

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Join StratCann on Monday, September 26 at the Eldorado Resort on the Okanagan Lake in Kelowna, BC where StratCann will bring together small-batch and micro cannabis producers, retailers and others…

CSN union members accept agreement for SQDC wage increases

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Union members with the Confederation of National Trade Unions (CSN) have voted to accept an agreement with the SQDC for increased wages, hours, and working…

Russia bans several Canadian cannabis activists from entering the country

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Russia has banned a handful of Canadian cannabis activists from the country, along with a long list of Canadian politicians and former politicians, judges, military…

SQDC and trade union say they have reached an agreement, pending review from union members

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The SQDC say they have reached an agreement with the Confederation of National Trade Unions (CSN) as of June 23.

BC Judge seeks to send a strong deterrent to those operating in the black market

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A BC Judge has fined a man found guilty of helping to operate an illicit cannabis delivery service in the Whistler area.

StratCann’s first cannabis tour connects retailers, growers, and processors

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StratCann’s inaugural farm tour took place on Vancouver Island on Father’s Day, visiting three outdoor cannabis farms located between Victoria and Nanaimo, BC.

SQDC employees at 13 location stage walk out in protest over low wages

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Employees at 13 SQDC branches held another one-day walkout today, Saturday, June 18.

Research in Australia looks at complex world of measuring and quantifying impairment

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Researchers in Australia have recently published a meta-analysis of research looking at the complex world of measuring and quantifying cannabis impairment.

Drug export investigation leads to seizure of commercial cannabis and psilocybin “drug lab”

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

AirMed seed-to-sale business solutions

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AirMed was launched in 2015 by a team of innovative thinkers who had been designing compliance-based software for decades and recognized that software solutions need…

Cannabis NB adds new “pop-up” location in Saint John and new corporate store in Woodstock

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Cannabis NB is adding two new stores to its network, a pop-up store in Saint John and a new corporate store in Woodstock.

Cannara Biotech

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With a focus on quality at scale, Cannara Biotech is positioning itself as a trusted source of premium brands and products rooted in cannabis culture,…

Neptune Wellness to close Quebec cannabis facility, Mood Ring and PanHash brands

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Neptune Wellness, the company behind cannabis brands Mood Ring and PanHash, intends to divest its Canadian cannabis business in an attempt to rebrand itself as…

BC Privacy Commissioner says cannabis and liquor stores need to better protect customer information

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A report from 2021 included 18 recommendations for cannabis and liquor stores in BC to improve their oversight of private information collected from customers and…

Charges confirmed following discovery of illegal cannabis “brokerage” in Richmond, BC

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Charges are now confirmed following the execution of a search warrant in May on an alleged cannabis brokerage in a residential neighbourhood in Richmond, BC.

MF Cannabis License and Regulatory Consultants

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With more than two decades of experience in quality assurance and regulatory affairs, MF Cannabis License and Regulatory Consultants are able to provide skilled licensing…

Censored Edibles brings artfully infused shapes to the adult market

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Censored Edibles brings a welcome dose of creative fun while pushing the boundaries of societal taboos, and bringing cannabis along for the ride.

Report: Taxes, provincial mark-ups represent nearly 50% of the price of cannabis products in Ontario 

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A new report presented at a recent industry lobbying event is highlighting the high level of taxation and markup on cannabis products in Ontario, and…

General strike called at Quebec cannabis stores

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The union representing members of the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC), represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), called a general strike on…

Aqualitias recalls pre-rolls due to inaccurate cannabinoid levels

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Aqualitias, Nova Scotia cannabis producer has recalled one lot of pre-rolls due to inaccurately labelled THC and CBD levels, sold in PEI and Nova Scotia. 

Nearly 1,000 kg of Canadian cannabis seized at Detroit/Windsor border

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US Customs and Border officials seized 2,175 pounds (987 kg) of cannabis entering the country from Canada at the Detroit/Windsor border on May 11.

Blood Tribe Police Services in Alberta seize cannabis, psilocybin from unlicensed store

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Blood Tribe Police Services in Alberta executed seized cannabis products and psilocybin from an illegal cannabis store on tribal land on May 10. 

Greenway Greenhouse to sell through North 40’s medical cannabis platform

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A large greenhouse cannabis grower in Ontario will be offering cannabis through Saskatchewan-based micro producer North 40’s online medical cannabis platform.

CBSA: Still illegal to import and export cannabis without authorization

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The Canada Border Services Agency is reminding Canadians and anyone else travelling to Canada that it is illegal to take cannabis products out of or…

Evora: Seed-to-sale sale systems need to work for all license types, and sizes

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The team at Evora Technologies has been refining their all-in-one cannabis compliance and operations software solution that includes Production Management, Quality Management “eQMS”, as well…

Team fighting Manitoba’s ban on homegrown cannabis has their day in court

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The legal team fighting Manitoba’s ban on growing cannabis at home had their day in court Monday, May 2.

New Brunswick’s third cannabis farmgate store opens in Miramichi

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New Brunswick’s third cannabis farmgate store, Sana’a Craft Cannabis, opened on April 20 offering four different cannabis flowers grown in-house. 

Canadian retailer Weeds opening California location

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Earlier this month Long-time “legacy” retail cannabis chain Weeds announced its plans to open a Weeds store in southern California. 

High North Laboratories

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High North Laboratories, located in Ontario, focuses their methodologies and operations to specifically address the highly specialized requirements for cannabis testing.

Canopy Growth announces more layoffs as part of “Strategic adjustments”

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Canopy Growth Corporation, one of the largest cannabis companies both in Canada and around the world, announced efforts to cut operations costs, including a “reduced…

Liberal MP listed as director of cannabis co. that owes nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes

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A recent report in Blacklock’s Reporter contends a Liberal MP was listed as a Director at a cannabis producer that owes the Canada Revenue Agency…

Police in Quebec seize cannabis edibles, vape pens, guns, cash, and more in long-term investigation

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Police in Laval, Quebec say they have arrested five and seized firearms, cash, meth, psilocybe and numerous cannabis products following raids on March 26 and…

Emblem issues recall for mislabelled CBD extract

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Emblem Cannabis has issued a recall for a CBD extract, due to inaccurate labelling.

Budget 2022 calls for streamlined approach to cannabis industry, excise, and more

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Canada’s Budget 2022, released today, includes several references to the cannabis industry, especially as it relates to cannabis taxes and the evolution of the industry. 

Health Canada extends some COVID-related “flexibilities” another 18 months

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Health Canada has extended seven of their covid-era “flexibilities” for another 18 months. 

Study: Pandemic likely not associated with increase in cannabis sales in Canada

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Crown Buds

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Crown Buds is a small, family-run micro cultivator based in Glencoe Ontario, a small farming community southwest of London. 

Two recent break-ins of cannabis stores in Ontario

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Police in Hamilton, Ontario say they are investigating a break-in at a cannabis store early Tuesday morning.

Mauve et Herbes /  CANNA Canada Research

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Initially intended to be a micro facility, Fournier eventually opted for a standard licence allowing him a slightly larger indoor facility, as well as a…

New Brunswickers now voting in second annual Cannabis NB Cup

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New Brunswickers have until April 15 to take part in the province’s second Cannabis NB Cup, a contest featuring cannabis grown across Canada.

Police in Sudbury raid unlicensed cananbis store, seize $225,000 worth of products

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Police in Suburry, Ontario recently executed a search warrant at an unlicensed cannabis store.

Truro recalls one lot of CBD vape pens due to labelling error

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Truro Cannabis Inc. has recalled one lot of their Truro CBD 3:2 510 Vape Cartridge cannabis extract due to a labelling error. 

Toronto police arrest three men connected to a string of cannabis store break-ins

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Toronto police say they have arrested three men connected to break-ins at multiple cannabis stores in the northwest area of the city.

Cannabis, psilocybin, suspected MDMA seized from unlicensed store in Burnaby, BC

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Burnaby RCMP has shut down an unlicensed dispensary that was selling “cannabis products, magic mushrooms (psilocybin), and suspected MDMA”. 

Veterans Affairs Canada paid for nearly $116 million worth of cannabis for medical purposes in 2021

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Veterans Affairs Canada paid for nearly $116 million worth of cannabis for medical purposes in 2021.

Alberta projects first annual cannabis profits with added markup, privatization of online sales

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Alberta says cannabis tax revenue has exceeded their expectations as the AGLC projects their first net income profits from cannabis in the coming year. 

Alberta to add 6% markup to price of wholesale cannabis

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The Alberta government announced today that it will begin adding a six percent markup on the wholesale price of cannabis starting February 25. 

Some SQDC employees threaten strike action for better hours, wages, more

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The union representing employees at 24 SQDC cannabis stores in Quebec have voted in favour of giving themselves the ability to strike.

Cannabis shop on Osoyoos Indian Band land destroyed in “suspicious” fire

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Quebec’s SQDC reports $26 million in net income in last three months of 2021

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The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) brought in $190.5 million in sales in the last four months of 2021, an increase of $17.5 million from…

$11 billion in cannabis sales has created 151,000 new jobs and added $43.5 billion to Canada’s GDP

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The legal cannabis industry in Canada has also generated $15.1 billion in government tax revenues, with $3 billion of this generated in Ontario. 

New Brunswick’s bill to add new “private” CannabisNB stores moves one step closer to law

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New Brunswick’s new bill to add around a dozen more “privately owned” CannabisNB stores to rural parts of the province has move one more step…

TobaGrown to launch Canada’s first not-for-profit pre-rolls in Manitoba

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An organization that is fighting for Manitobans’ right to grow their own cannabis is now launching their own line of cannabis pre-rolls, with proceeds going…

US Customs say they have seized nearly “115 pounds of DMT” in last four months

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US Customs and Border Protection says they have seized nearly 115 pounds of DMT during two seizures in the last four months, nearly four times…

Cannabis wholesale prices continued to decline in 2021

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Prices for cannabis flower on the retail and bulk market declined significantly in 2021 as supply and competition in the market have increased, according to…

Calgary police confirm: cannabis store robbed on Boxing Day morning

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Calgary Police have confirmed a robbery of a cannabis store occurred on Sunday, December 26. Three suspects fled the scene before police arrived. 

The top 12 stories of 2021 from StratCann

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StratCann has covered a lot of unique and interesting cannabis and cannabis industry content in 2021. Here’s a sample from our top 12 stories of…

New Canadian Cannabis Surveys shows little has changed in past year

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Canadians feel pretty much the same about most issues surrounding cannabis, cannabis use, and legalization as they did in 2020, according to the newest annual…

California cannabis producers call for lower taxes

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Several large cannabis companies in California say their industry is on the verge of collapse due to high taxes and a lack of retail stores. 

Emblem recalls 5,634 units of topicals due to labelling error

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Emblem Cannabis Corporation has voluntarily recalled six lots of their Noon & Night Freshly Minted topical cannabis.

More than 1,100 cannabis stores drive sales in Ontario

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Ontario’s newest quarterly report (July 1 – September 30, 2021) shows cannabis sales continuing to grow in the province.

Metro Green Logistics providing warehousing, packaging, delivery solutions for cannabis industry

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Montreal police raid cannabis dispensary

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police in BC, Alberta shut down illicit cannabis and psilocybin website

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An online cannabis and psilocybin platform lead police to a $13 million dollar bust earlier this month in Alberta and BC. 

More details on direct delivery for private retailers in Alberta

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In a memo sent out to licence holders today, the AGLC says that new rules moving online sales to private cannabis stores will come into…

Wholesale cannabis prices drop again in November

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After strong gains in October, wholesale cannabis flower prices lowered slightly in November, while cannabis extract wholesale prices continue to decline. 

Pain-killing properties of cannabis terpenes

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Cannabis terpene compounds have recently been the subject of studies regarding their potential for pain management. The following is a summary of some of the…

From Field to Shelf: a conversation with outdoor micro cultivators

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An online event to learn about the experience of two of the first outdoor micro-producers moving product from field to shelf.

Puregene

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A Switzerland-based company is looking to work with Canadian cannabis producers to help them breed more stable, and unique varieties. 

Recall of Shelter’s White Chocolate Diamonds

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Agro-Greens Natural Products has recalled one lot of dried cannabis, Shelter Craft x Kootenay’s Finest Organic White Chocolate Diamonds 3.5g Dried Cannabis sold in BC,…

La Feuille Verte – a long road to legal cannabis

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Dany Lefebvre knows all about patience. He’s been waiting nearly a decade to see his vision for a cannabis business unfold. And, he knows it…

Bill tabled in New Brunswick to allow private cannabis stores

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A bill that would open up New Brunswick to private retail cannabis stores was presented today by Finance Minister Ernie Steeves.

Victoria Budtender who was fired for unionizing gets job back

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A Budtender in Victoria is going back to work after he was fired three weeks ago for what he and a local union says was…

Ontario: Testing result of illicit cannabis products show high levels of pesticides, inaccurate THC levels

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The OPP have shared testing results from vape products and dried flower seized from the illicit market, showing high levels of pesticides and much lower…

US customs seizes nearly 4,000 bongs from China

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US Customs and Border Protection officers say they recently seized 3,738 glass bongs from China, destined for Los Angeles. 

Quebec sold $142 million in cannabis over the summer

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The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) recently published its second quarterly results of the 2021-2022 fiscal year (June 20 to September 11, 2021), with sales…

Provinces are dropping prices on older cannabis products

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Canadians love cheap weed – and retailers are noticing. 

BC LDB to air bridge cannabis to stores in Interior

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The BC LDB says they are working with delivery companies Purolator Express and Orbis to airlift shipments of cannabis to retailers in those parts of…

OPP and London Police Service seize $32 million in cannabis, arrest 21 connected to organized crime

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OPP announced today the result of a 16 month investigation that resulted in 21 arrests for 118 charges and the seizure of more than $32…

Recall of CBD capsules due to missing tamper-evident seal

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Study: Cannabis legalization not associated with increases in traffic injuries in Canada

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In a new study, UBC Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that the 2018 legalization of cannabis in Canada was not associated…

Edmonton police warn of identity theft and fraud risk in online cannabis sales

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Edmonton police are warning the public of a “concerning” trend of personal information gathering by illicit cannabis sellers.

Kelowna cananbis store robbed over the weekend

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Kelowna RCMP say a man and woman robbed a cannabis store around 10:45pm on November 7, 2021.

Kootenays Finest Craft Cannabis brings legacy to legal

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Kootenay towns from Nelson, Cranbrook, Casltegar, and Creston now have a Kootenay brand  they can call their own.

New bill in Alberta could shift online sales from AGLC to private retailers

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New legislation tabled in Alberta could, if passed, allow private retailers to sell cannabis online. 

Police walk back claim of “suspected edibles” in Halloween candy in Ontario

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OPP in Huron say a warning they issued Monday about “suspected edibles” found in Halloween candy was a false alarm. 

Alberta now lists 700 cannabis stores

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Alberta listed their 700th licence retail cannabis store this week, as the competition in retail space across Canada heats up.

Recall of JWC’s Blue Lime Pie sold in NB, SK

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Health Canada has issued a recall for cannabis sold in New Brunswick and Saskatchewan, produced by Ontario-based JWC Wagners.

Nova Scotia seeks to change how police can conduct cannabis related searches

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Nova Scotia has introduced legislation to amend their provincial cannabis laws to clarify when police can make a cannabis-related search. 

Quebec cannabis report shows 70% of purchases now at least partially from legal market

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Quebec’s Ministry of Health and Social Services released a report today on the progress of cannabis legalization in the province. 

Canada remembers Grip-a-twenty-sack Day

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On October 26, 2017, police in riot gear descended on an illicit pot store in Toronto’s King St. W neighbourhood. Police were responding to a…

Average price of cannabis in Ontario drops to $6 a gram as province sells more than $300 million worth of weed in Q1

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The Ontario Cannabis Store’s most recent quarterly report covering April to June 2021, shows sales numbers in the province continuing to increase along with the…

Yukon sold more than $6 million worth of cannabis last year

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Cannabis Yukon, the provincial agency tasked with managing cannabis in the Territory, released their newest annual report today, showing sales of $6m.

Metro Van seeking input on proposed cannabis VOC regs

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Metro Vancouver is asking for input from industry and the public on proposed regulations for controlling emissions from cannabis growers and processors. Deadline for feedback is…

New cannabis research funding opportunities from CIHR

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The Canadian Institutes of Health Research recently announced new funding opportunities for researchers looking into cannabis and cannabis use. 

Sundial cannabis could control nearly 200 retail stores with Alcanna deal

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Alberta producer Sundial Cannabis announced today their intention to purchase Alcanna Inc, the parent company of cannabis retail chains Nova Cannabis and Value Buds.

Trudeau’s Tofino beach house connected to cannabis payment processor

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The controversy surrounding Trudeau’s recent visit to Tofino on The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation now has a connection to the cannabis industry. The…

Alberta micro processor finds niche with unique products

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One Alberta micro processor says they are finding their niche with a focus on unique high CBD and CBD products that give them a competitive…

NB Research shows THC levels in black market are much lower than advertised

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A recent report from the New Brunswick Research and Productivity Council compares testing results between legal and illegal cannabis products. 

Health Canada: Temporary COVID measures extended again for cannabis industry

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Health Canada has again extended their temporary COVID-19 measures, this time until March 31, 2022.

Cultivator Magazine, September 2021

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Welcome to the 2nd issue of Cultivator Magazine, delivering a New Brunswick focus on everything cannabis.

Regulatory Update with the BC Government

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Group challenging Manitoba home grow ban now joining Quebec Supreme Court appeal

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Micro cannabis licenses across Canada continue to grow

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The number of micro cannabis licences across Canada continues to grow. As of Friday, September 17, there were 249 micro licences with licence holders in…

Three new cannabis “Outlet” stores opening in Alberta

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A cannabis retail chain in Alberta is seeking to become more competitive in a highly saturated retail cannabis market by offering three new discount outlet…

Quebec announces new cannabis branch CEO

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

The BC government is launching a paid Cannabis Sales Data program

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The provincial regulator in British Columbia sent an email to stakeholders today promoting a new sales data program. The yearly data plan will soon be…

Ontario celebrates their 1,000 cannabis stores

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Ontario recently licensed their 1,000th cannabis store, 6 of Spade, in Toronto. The achievement celebrates numerous cannabis retail milestones in Canada’s most populated province.

Cannabis License Experts

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Cannabis License Experts is a compliance solutions provider for the cannabis industry, providing pre and post-licensing support for both the production side and retail side…

Cannabis NB introduces FarmGate program

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Citing academic concerns, petition seeks to stop new cannabis stores at UBC

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Some UBC students and residents are expressing concern for plans for two cannabis stores that are planned to open on University land. 

Green Party in Finland calls for cannabis legalization, regulation

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The Green League, a green political party in Finland, has officially adopted a policy of cannabis legalization during a virtual party conference on September 12. 

Quebec reports $136.5 million in sales in first quarter 2021

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The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) announced the results of their first quarterly report today, bringing in $136.5 million in sales and $14.8 million in…

Canada Post resuming some door-deliveries of cannabis

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Canada Post resumed delivery of cannabis products to people’s doors at the end of August.

Cannabis sales grew over 140% in BC over past year

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Sales of cannabis in British Columbia grew 140% over the past year, according to a recently released annual report from the provincial cannabis distributor, while…

Unicorn Cup brings cannabis, culture, and camping to the Kootenays

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A small outdoor festival celebrating local cannabis culture is taking place at Rosebud Lake in BC’s Kootenay Mountains this weekend.

New Brunswick cannabis producer partners with local First Nation for medical cannabis access

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E.C.O. Canadian Organics, the University of New Brunswick, GITPO Spirit Lodge, and Natoaganeg First Nation announced a partnership to provide access to medical cannabis for…

Bonify is “winding down” operations in the coming weeks

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Court awards plaintiff $26,267 for medical cannabis following auto accident

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A BC court recently sided with a plaintiff who was seeking damages from a car accident, including a payment of $26,267 for medical cannabis.

KRFT

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

US Customs seizes 2,500 pounds of cannabis from Canada at Detroit crossing

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US Customs and Border officers say they seized several thousands of pounds of cannabis entering the country from Canada at a border crossing near Detroit…

Victoria police urging parents to keep cannabis products away from children after 5 kids sent to hospital from illicit gummies

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Incorrect labelling triggers recall of pre-rolls on Ontario

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Peace Naturals has recalled one lot of their Spinach Blue Dream dried cannabis pre-rolls due to mislabeled THC and CBD levels.

Drug impaired driving up in 2019, but not necessarily connected to legalization

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Wait, Don’t Forget the Weight

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This webinar with Aaron Godin, Co-Founder & Director of Applied Science at AGMS Solutions Inc., introduces the concept of conservation of mass as it applies…

A Stoned Moose is passing out free cannabis clones in Ontario

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario’s second cannabis farmgate store opens its doors

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Ontario’s second cannabis farmgate store opened this week, located on the outskirts of Toronto near Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Atlas Growers recalls three lots of Zour Apples Full Flower dried cannabis pre-rolls

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Health Canada has recalled three lots of pre-rolls sold in Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Yukon, as well as through Shoppers Drug Mart, out of concern…

Surrey RCMP seize cannabis, cash, and guns from two BC locations

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Surrey RCMP say they have seized a large quantity of cannabis, cannabis plants, and cannabis products, along with guns and cash following two raids in…

Ontario sold nearly 100 million grams of cannabis last year

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The Ontario Cannabis store released their annual year in review today, covering April 2020 to March 2021, showing significant industry growth in the province.

Pre-rolls sold in Saskatchewan recalled over concerns they could contain metal wire

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Health Canada has issued a recall for a ten-pack of pre-rolls they say could contain metal pieces of wire.

Workers at Trees Cannabis in BC join union

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Another group of employees at a cannabis store in BC have joined a union dedicated to cannabis retailers.

Man abandons 118 pounds of cannabis near Niagara Falls

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On June 17, US Border Patrol agents say they were alerted to more than 100 pounds of cannabis left on a path on the US…

Man caught smuggling pesticides used in cannabis production into the US sentenced to 90 days in custody; ordered to pay $11,000 in fines

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US authorities say a man who was caught smuggling pesticides into the US from Mexico in April 2020 will serve 90 days in jail and…

Ontario police seize processed cannabis, plants, cash from “licensed” grow in Wainfleet

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

BC to allow private cannabis retailers to deliver products to consumers starting July 15

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BC cannabis retailers will be able to ship cannabis products directly to consumers starting July 15, 2021. Retailers will also no longer be required to…

Newfoundland sold $52 million worth of cannabis in the last year

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

OPP seize 18,000 cannabis plants and 3,000 pounds of cannabis from two unlicensed grows

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Vancouver police seizes guns, psilocybin, cannabis in illicit store raid

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police in Calgary seek assistance to identify cannabis store robbery suspects

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Calgary police are asking for assistance from the public in identifying four men who robbed a cannabis store on June 9.

Quebec sold a half a billion worth of cannabis in the past year

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The newest annual report for the Société Québécoise du Cannabis (SQDC) shows the provincial cannabis agency brought in $66.5 million in net income in the…

Saskatchewan’s auditor wants to see more enforcement of cannabis retailers

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Saskatchewan’s auditor has praised aspects of the province’s oversight of cannabis wholesalers and retailers, but wants to see a shift from education to enforcement of…

Most cannabis charges down by 99% following legalization, some new charges increase

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

OPP seize nearly 10,000 cannabis plants in three raids this week

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Ontario Provincial Police in Wellington seized more than 7,000 cannabis plants on Friday, June 4, arresting four.

CannDelta Regulatory Consulting

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CannDelta is a regulatory and scientific consulting firm specializing in cannabis licensing in Canada. Founded by Dr. Sherry Boodram and Dr. Lucas McCann in 2018,…

New Brunswick RCMP seized BC weed and edibles destined for NB and PEI

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Alberta’s UpRyze Cannabis

Housed inside a 10,000sq ft facility in Acheson, UpRyze has spent the last several months growing out crops, dialing in their flowering rooms, and building…

SQDC appoints former British American Tobacco exec as interim president

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The Société Québécoise du Cannabis (SQDC) announced a new interim president today, Paul Furfaro, following the departure of Jean-François Bergeron to take on the role…

A Buyer’s Guide to CBD Certificates of Analysis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

US customs seize 1,700kg of cannabis at Canadian border

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US Customs officers seized 3,765 pounds (1707.8 kg) of cannabis at the Portal Port of Entry between North Dakota and Saskatchewan last Thursday, May 20.

Manitoba suspends licence of First Nation retailer after community found to also be allowing illicit sales

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Earlier this week, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries temporarily suspended its retailer agreement with a retail store on Long Plain First Nation’s urban reserve in Winnipeg,…

AtlantiCann recalls one lot of dried cannabis due to labelling error

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Nova Scotia cannabis producer AtlantiCann Medical has voluntarily recalled one lot of dried cannabis, sold through the Ontario Cannabis Store and Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation.

OPP seize more than 4,200 cannabis plants and 350kg of cannabis from Leamington greenhouse, homes

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

A&L Canada Laboratories

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Founded 35 years ago as a soil testing and agronomy research laboratory for all kinds of agricultural applications, A&L Canada Laboratories is one of the…

Toronto police raid Just Compassion Dispensary in North York

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Towards a Consensus Map for Cannabis Strain Names: Genomics for Authenticity, Certification and Oversight of the Cannabis Population

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Stats Canada to include cannabis in this year’s Agriculture Census

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Statistics Canada will be collecting statistics on licensed cannabis cultivation in Canada for the first time this year as part of the Census of Agriculture.

$4.5 million worth of cannabis seized at US/Canada border

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US Customs and Border officials say they seized 2,796 pounds of cannabis (1268 kg) hidden inside a shipment of straw at the Pembina crossing between…

Second round against Quebec’s homegrown cannabis ban begins

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The law firm that helped first take on the Quebec government’s homegrown cannabis ban will be back in court this week as the province seeks…

OPP: More than 10,000 cannabis plants and 80 pounds of flower seized in raid

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Cultivator Magazine, April 2021

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Manitoba RCMP find more than a pound of weed, other drugs and alcohol hidden inside shipment of Kraft Dinner

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RCMP in Thompson, Manitoba discovered a large shipment of cannabis, alcohol, Oxycodone and Alprazolam in a shipment of Kraft Dinner boxes and a box of…

Incorrect labelling triggers recall for Acai Berry Gelato 3.5 gram jar

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Exploring Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Production

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Featuring Tom Ulanowski and Dave Fox as they explore the potential environmental impacts of cannabis cultivation and processing, as well as what the food and…

4,000 pounds of cannabis seized in commercial traffic stop in Saskatchewan

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Alberta’s iNaturally Organic on their path to market

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iNaturally Organic Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emprise Canada Inc, and a holder of multiple micro-processing licenses, operating in Alberta. The company manufactures cannabis…

Higgs government spent $200,000 on effort to sell Cannabis NB

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The New Brunswick government spent $200,000 on their efforts to sell Cannabis NB to a private company since late 2019.

Canopy announces plan to buy Supreme for $435m in stock and cash

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Canopy announced today an agreement to buy Supreme Cannabis for $435 million in stock and cash. The deal gives Canopy control of the successful 7ACRES…

OCS, Cannabis NB recalls Natural Med Co’s 28 gram Indica Blend Dried Flower

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The Ontario Cannabis Store has issued a product recall for Natural Med Co’s 28 gram Indica Blend Dried Flower.

Over 600kg cannabis seized at Vermont/Quebec border

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US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Highgate Springs seized 1,331 lbs. (603 kg) of cannabis in a commercial shipment earlier…

Six new cannabis stores coming to Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia will be opening six new cannabis stores in April and May, adding to the current 24 NSLC retail cannabis locations across the province.

61 kilograms of THC extract seized at US border crossing south of Winnipeg

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the Pembina Port of Entry about one hour south of Winnipeg seized a…

Canada to begin issuing fines for travellers entering country with undeclared cannabis

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The Canada Border Services Agency announced today that it will begin issuing fines to people who “fail to properly declare cannabis and cannabis products when…

Ontario projects nearly $420 million in revenue, taxes from cannabis in 2021

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Calgary police need help identifying suspects after two cannabis store robberies

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Cannabis NB retail model will be retained, RFP discontinued

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New Brunswick has discontinued the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the sale of Cannabis NB to a private company.

One of Canada’s oldest names in retail cannabis has finally gone legal

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Don Brier, the owner and Founder of Weeds Glass and Gifts that at one time operated dozens of cannabis retail stores across the country, opened…

Workers at Ontario Tokyo Smoke location vote to unionize

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Workers at the Tokyo Smoke cannabis dispensary in Stoney Creek have voted for union representation in an online vote conducted by the Ontario Labour Relations…

Another $1 million of Canadian cannabis seized at US border

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Peace Bridge in Buffalo, New York seized nearly 300kg (655 lbs) of cannabis in a commercial…

Montréal police dismantle illicit cannabis production network

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Police in Montreal say they have dismantled an illegal cannabis production and distribution network in the city’s West Island district yesterday.

Hamilton police seize nearly 300kg of cannabis destined for US

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

RCMP seeking assistance identifying man involved in robbery of BC Cannabis Store in Oliver

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Majority of of cannabis users did not increase consumption during pandemic

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New figures from Statistics Canada show that while the majority of cannabis users did not increase their usage of cannabis during the COVID-19 pandemic, about…

Pistol and Paris

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Pistol and Paris is taking a different approach to entering the micro cannabis market, pivoting away from growing and looking instead to help other growers…

Aurora issues voluntary recall of 2 lots of live resin due to labelling error

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Aurora Cannabis has voluntarily recalled two lots of cannabis extract sold in several provinces due to a labeling error.

Customs officers in India seize 300 grams of cannabis mailed from Toronto

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario police seize cannabis products from Markham convenience store, charge owner and employee

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario police charge man connected with illicit cannabis delivery service

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Ontario Police in the Muskoka area say they have charged a man in connection with an illicit cannabis delivery service.

Ovation AG Ltd

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Shortly after legalization, Ovation AG began construction of an indoor facility inside an existing barn on the farm on the shore of Lake Huron. They…

Pineapple Cake prerolls recalled from Ontario

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario increasing rate of cannabis retail authorizations to 30 a week

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced this week that they will be increasing the amount of Retail Store Authorizations (RSA) from 20 to…

Ontario police seize a barrel of weed during traffic stop

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

THC BioMed recalls strawberry gummies from Saskatchewan

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THC BioMed has recalled one lot of cannabis gummies from the Saskatchewan market due to concerns with mould.

Canadians use more cannabis at higher rate than other countries

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Activation Laboratories

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Founded in 1987, Actlabs offers analytical testing services for the cannabis industry out of their 200,000 sq ft. headquarters in Ontario.

The Safari Flower Company

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The Safari Flower Company is a standard cannabis cultivator and processor in Ontario focussing on smart craft cannabis batch formats of new genetic entrants for…

Peace Naturals recalls one lot of Spinach Dancehall pre-rolls due to mislabeling

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Peace Naturals has recalled one lot of Spinach Dancehall pre-rolls due to mislabelling showing incorrect cannabinoid levels.

Proposed regulatory change could make testing of cannabis edibles easier

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Health Canada’s Forward Regulatory Plan for 2020-2022 includes proposed amendments to the Cannabis Exemption Regulations and the Cannabis Regulations to facilitate cannabis research, including taste…

TerrAscend recalls 330,000 packages of cannabis-infused gummies

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A Canadian cannabis company has had to recall more than 330,000 packages of cannabis-infused gummies following a handful of consumer reports of mould.

US seized more than 70,000 pounds of cannabis at Canadian border in 2020

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US Border authorities seized more than 70,000 pounds of cannabis coming into the country from Canada in 2020, nearly ten times as much as was…

Carmel Cannabis’ small batch approach

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Court throws out cannabis charges after police search package without warrant

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A Nova Scotia man who was arrested in 2018 for having 133 pounds of cannabis shipped to him from BC was found not guilty this…

Canadian cannabis company recalls 100,000 disposable vape pens made in China

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

More than $5 million in cannabis seized at US/Canada border in one day

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Following the capture of nearly $2 million worth of cannabis on January 20, U.S. authorities now say they seized another $3.2 million in cannabis at…

CCSA and Health Canada invest $1.8 million in cannabis research projects

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

US customs seizes another 900 pounds of cannabis at Canadian border

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US officials at the Lewiston Cargo Facility in Lewiston, New York, north of Niagara Falls seized 936lbs (425kg) of cannabis in a commercial shipment listed…

Waterloo police seize over $200,000 in cannabis products

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Waterloo Regional Police say they seized more than 20,000 grams of cannabis and 700 plants in a raid last week on two commercial facilities.

BC government says owners of illegal cannabis grow-op used third party to hide property’s true ownership

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The BC government says the owners of a Richmond property that was raided in 2020 for housing an illegal cannabis grow facility have used a…

Canadian man arrested at US border with more than 100kg of suspected cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Pathogenia Lab

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Review of over 50,000 people finds no link to cannabis use and an increase in cardiovascular disease

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario police say they have seized over 180,000 cannabis plants from large scale, illicit grows over past two years

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Montreal police concerned with prevalence of illicit cannabis candies following provincial ban of legal edibles

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Judge awards more than $60,000 in damages to former MCRCI employee

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Golden Peak Cannabis

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Golden Peak Cannabis, owned by husband and wife team Tom Devost and Renee Desjardins, recently harvested their first crop – a Tiger Bomb cultivator that…

Yukon issues recall of jerky over possible THC contamination

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

$3 million of cannabis seized at Quebec/Vermont border

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On Monday, December 28, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers seized a shipment containing more than 1,400 pounds (635kg) of cannabis at the Québec/Vermont border.

Nova Scotia RCMP raid four unlicensed cannabis stores in Cole Harbor

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Surrey Drug Unit busts illegal cannabis operation

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Nova Scotia RCMP raid unlicensed cannabis store following months of engagement

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Perth OPP seize $80,000 of cannabis in holiday road enforcement

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Health Canada updates Compliance and Enforcement Report including 9 inspections of personal, designated medical growers

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

BC enters into agreement with Cowichan Tribes for cannabis production and retail

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Elevated Signals

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

OPP raid Pot of Gold Medicinals and BC Budz on Wheels in Sarnia

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Evora Technologies Inc

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Burnaby RCMP bust large scale drug operation connected to personal/designated medical cannabis grow

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Prince George RCMP raid underground cannabis and psilocybin bunker

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

RCMP seize 3,230 cannabis plants in ongoing investigation of illicit production in BC

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario now issuing 80 cannabis Retail Store Authorizations per month

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Report says Ontario cannot account for 84,000 units of cannabis in retail stores

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police in Durham, Ontario seize more than $2 million in illicit cannabis and cash

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Northwest Territories get their first two stand-alone cannabis retailers

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Manitoba RCMP seize over 27 kilograms of cannabis during a traffic stop

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

St. Albert, Alberta police want public’s help finding person involved in cannabis store break-in

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Cannabis edibles raid leaves couple’s home ransacked and without power for three days

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Manitoba wants to hire minors to bust cannabis sellers

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Choklat

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Cannabis edible in Halloween bag leads police in BC to shut down production facility

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

16 arrested and 800 cannabis plants seized in raid in Merritt, BC

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Shoppers Drug Mart recalls one lot of WeedMD’s Pedro’s Sweet Sativa dried cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario police seize more than 75,000 cannabis plants and 2400kg of processed cannabis in Leamington

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Essex County OPP and the Ontario Provincial Joint Force Cannabis Enforcement Team seized more than 75,000 cannabis plants and 2,400 kilograms of processed cannabis this…

UBC researching powdery mildew-resistant cannabis

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Researchers at the University of British Columbia are looking at ways to breed a powdery mildew-resistant variety of cannabis.

Voyage Cannabis Corp. recalls 9 lots of PureFarma and PuraVida cannabis oil

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Despite stiff penalties, Hong Kongers are importing hundreds of kilograms of Canadian cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Organigram pesticide case

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Alberta has issued more than $90,000 in fines for cannabis violations

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Small recall of mislabeled cannabis concentrate in Manitoba

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police say large cannabis bust connected to organized crime abusing designated medical grow program

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Four BC men charged with exporting cannabis to Europe

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Judge upholds eviction of DTES cannabis dispensary

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Home growers have many options for testing their crop

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Health Canada seeking submissions for new industrial hemp varieties

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Montreal police dismantle illicit cannabis network

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

US border agents nab more than 1,000 pounds of cannabis hidden in garbage truck at Canadian border

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

US authorities seize one tonne of cannabis at Canadian border

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Newfoundland man faces charges for importing cannabis, hash

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

McIntyre Creek Cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

One Alberta cannabis store closes up shop as the province continues to approve new stores

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Hopeful Ontario cannabis retailer rejected for being too close to a school

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police in St. Thomas, Ontario want your help in finding some stolen cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

OPP raid home operating an illegal cannabis dispensary

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario: Another large scale raid in Norfolk County with hundreds of cannabis plants seized

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

CanMar Global Conference & Expo, October 23-25

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

420 Consulting

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Helping growers navigate medical cannabis licensing since 2008, Justin Smith formally created his 420 Consulting service in 2016 as a service to connect those wishing…

CAA released ad campaign on cannabis edibles and impaired driving

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The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has recently released an ad campaign focussed on cannabis edibles and impaired driving.

Ontario cannabis market continues to expand as new stores are added

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Ontario’s cannabis market continues to grow, with a new report showing 14,000,000 grams in the first quarter of this year from April 1 – June…

Ontario sold 35 million grams of dried cannabis in its first full fiscal year of commercial operations

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Ontario sold 35,100,000 grams of cannabis from April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020, for a total of $385,100,000 in sales, according to a new…

Abba Medix Corp. recalls one lot of Sage N Sour dried cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Norfolk County OPP dismantle another large illegal cannabis operation

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

OPP seized nearly 2300 cannabis plants in Prince Edward County

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

County in Ontario first in Canada to take steps to manage personal and designated medical grows

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A southern Ontario county says they are the first in Canada to take steps to manage personal and designated medical grow licenses through local zoning…

Ontario police seize over over 200 kg of cannabis and 1,700 cannabis plants in South Dundas Township

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Police in Ontario seize over $7,300,000 in cannabis from large illicit greenhouse operation

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP investigating break in at Alberta cannabis store

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

GrowerIQ

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Founded in 2017, GrowerIQ is a seed-to-sale software system for cannabis licensed producers. The company also offers licensing, cultivation, and business process consulting services.

BC to allow “small-scale producers” to deliver cannabis directly to licensed retailers as well as farm-gate sales beginning in 2022

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The British Columbia government announced today that they will allow “small-scale producers”, including nurseries, the option of delivering cannabis directly to licensed retailers, as well…

Manitoba explores cannabis consumption lounges

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

OPP seize 235 cannabis plants in Caldeon

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

French/Canadian citizen expelled from US with small amount of cannabis, cannabis oil

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On September 12, a US Border Patrol Agent says they observed a person who appeared to have entered the United States by avoiding the Gillespie…

Majority of impaired driving charges continue to be alcohol-related, according to recent Nova Scotia RCMP data

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Nova Scotia RCMP recently released impaired driving statistics for August 2020, showing 159 drivers with impaired related offences. Of those charges, over half (87) were…

Tyendinaga Mohawk Council asking people to not attend Indigenous Cannabis Cup due to COVID-19

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The Tyendinaga Mohawk Council, part of the Mohawk Nation is asking people to not attend large gatherings on Tyendinaga land, including an upcoming cannabis event.

Changes to BC cannabis retail store terms and conditions prevent association with pharmacies or BC government

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BC updated their cannabis retail store terms and conditions this week, making changes to how cannabis retailers can associate with other business, and brand their…

Labstat International

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Established in 1976 and emerging as the largest independent third party testing company of nicotine containing products in the world, Labstat International first began providing…

BC RCMP seize more than 5,200 cannabis plants from outdoor grow near Lytton

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Quebec posts a profit of $9.7 million for cannabis sales for first quarter of 2020-2021

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

4 Plants Cup: Grassroots cannabis cultivation competition announces 2020 changes

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The 4 Plants Cup launched in 2019 to provide a platform for Canadian cannabis home growers of all experience levels to show and share their…

Ontario to ‘double pace’ of cannabis retail store authorizations

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) says they will begin efforts to double the pace of retail cannabis authorizations beginning this fall.

Ontario to ‘double pace’ of cannabis retail store authorizations

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) says they will begin efforts to double the pace of retail cannabis authorizations beginning this fall.

Segra International

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Segra’s focus pivoted into honing the technology of plant tissue culture for cannabis and building a diverse library of stabilized cultivars for both research and…

Future of Cannabis NB to be decided by next government

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The long-pending plan to sell off New Brunswick’s cannabis retail chain, Cannabis NB, will be a decision for the next government, a representative with the…

Where does Erin O’Toole stand on cannabis and legalization?

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Erin O’Toole is the Conservative Party’s foreign affairs critic and has in the past said the age limit of 18 for cannabis possession was “reckless”…

OPP dismantle “large-scale, sophisticated” cannabis network between BC and Ontario

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

SunLeaf Farmacy

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SunLeaf Farmacy is a micro cultivation licence holder in New Brunswick, licensed in September 2019, run by Tamara Follet who has made a name for…

Ontario town accuses commercial cultivation applicant of growing cannabis illegally

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Over 500 kg of cannabis seized coming into Michigan from Ontario

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Doug Ford forgot he was the one who made smoking weed in public legal in Ontario

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Ontario Provincial Police conduct raid of two large Niagara-area cannabis grow-ops

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Americans have intercepted more than 23,000 pounds of weed coming from Canada since March

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Yet another large cannabis seizure at Peace Bridge connecting Canada and US

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Kids discover 18 cannabis plants while on a hike in Saanich, BC

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Dionamix Scientific

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With over 10 years experience of product innovation in chemical analytical instruments, Dionamix Scientific brings IP-rich analytical instruments directly to cannabis growers in Canada.

Study finds higher rates of autism if mothers use cannabis during pregnancy

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Large cannabis seizures at US/Canada border continue with another 240 kg found at Peace Bridge

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On August 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Buffalo seized another 240 kg (530 lbs.) of cannabis in commercial…

Uruguay continues to raise the price of cannabis

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Uruguay has announced that starting Friday, August 7, 2020, the price of a 5 gram package of dried cannabis will be 300 Uruguayan pesos (about…

How to buy legal cannabis seeds in Canada

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More options for those looking to buy cannabis seeds through legal channels are arriving in store shelves in some provinces across Canada.

Police in Hanover, Ontario seize 386 pot plants, 898 grams of dried cannabis after neighbourhood complaints

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Toronto police arrest six, seize 231kg of cannabis worth an estimated $2.3 million

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Temporary measures for individuals without a security clearance is being phased out by Health Canada beginning July 31

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Health Canada has a sent a reminder to licence holders this week that the temporary measures to allow individuals who do not hold a security…

New Zealand man growing cannabis to pay for back surgery pleads guilty

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

US officials seize another large cannabis shipment at Canadian border, the latest in a string of large shipments

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

First of its kind hemp seed shipment from Australia to New Zealand

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This first successful export of hemp seed from Australia to New Zealand has taken place under new legislation allowing exports passed in June 2020.

Zevk Cultivation

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Muhammad Shahbaz is the co owner and CEO of Zevk Cultivation in Weyburn Saskatchewan, who just received their cultivation licence in June 2020.

New Brunswicker starts petition to block sale of Cannabis NB

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A New Brunswick resident has started a petition to get the provincial government to reconsider their plans to sell off Cannabis NB, the chain of…

Person who consumed “large quantity of cannabis edibles” steals car, leads police on chase

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Police in Brantford, Ontario are reporting an incident involving alleged intoxication from cannabis edibles that lead to a chase, accident, and arrest of one individual…

First Nations Cannabis News Recap

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Exploring Bonsai Cannabis

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Transition your cannabis facility in the Kootenays – free workshop July 13

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Cannabis growers in the Kootenays will be able to learn what it will take to transition their existing grow infrastructure to fit into the legal…

Australian legalization candidate pushes for cannabis reform

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

Alberta court says THC limitation of 30mg/ml on THC oil or 10 mg per capsule was a violation of the Charter

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

CanMar Recruitment

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Formed in late 2017, CanMar Recruitment has been serving as a one-stop staffing and business solution agency for all aspects of the cannabis industry, not…

Niagara police bust large scale illegal cannabis grow operation

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

First Nation Cannabis in Canada

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The recreational cannabis scenery has witnessed some remarkable changes in the past few months after the federal legalization of cannabis.

Health Canada announces new changes to CTLS

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…

New Brunswick says decision to privatize cannabis distribution and retail could come by summer

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The Government of New Brunswick says a decision to potentially select a new single private operator model for the sale of recreational cannabis in New…

Coastal Resource Mapping

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CRM is helping indoor & outdoor cannabis growers use mounted and drone-operated cameras, including infrared, to better manage plant health by identifying things like nutrient…

Cropsify – cannabis business platform

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Eco Canadian Organic Inc, a New Brunswick cannabis producer, has teamed up with Green House Seed Co to offer exclusive seeds through Canada’s medical cannabis…
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