May 13, 2019

In the rush to make cannabis accessible through legal retailers, a disabled Toronto man whose medical conditions sometime require urgent, on-demand treatment charges that Ontario forgot to make the plant accessible to many in need. Speaking at a press conference in early May, 58-year-old Ken Harrower had some harsh words for Ontario’s government, publicly challenging […]

Chocolate is once again flowing at the former Hershey factory. But this time, there’s an extra ingredient that’s expected to be added: cannabis. Almonte chocolate makers, Erica and Drew Gilmour, owners of Hummingbird Chocolate, are in the factory bringing their high-quality confections into the world of cannabis in a partnership with Tweed – something first […]

Canada’s oldest and largest independent brewer is making a big splash in the cannabis industry. New Brunswick’s Moosehead Breweries, which has been in the beer business for more than 150 years, recently announced plans to release a line of cannabis-infused drinks to the Canadian market through a joint venture with Sproutly – a licensed cannabis producer […]

NEW YORK, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The cannabis industry made significant progress in 2018, however, many challenges still lie ahead. Last year, the industry reached historic milestones as Canada fully legalized cannabis and numerous other countries ratified the use of cannabis for medical applications. Moreover, three U.S. states also moved to legalize a form […]

The demand of Florida voters is clear. For far too long, patients have stood by waiting for regulators to implement the 2016 Medicinal Marijuana Constitutional Amendment. Under the law, the Department of Health is required to issue four new business licenses for every 100,000 patients. Florida currently has registered over 207,000 qualified patients and the […]

Last October’s legalization of recreational cannabis brought opportunities and challenges to licensed producers (LPs) and future entrepreneurs who want to sell cultivated and edible products. If you’re thinking of starting an edibles venture – baked goods, beverages, chocolates, mints, vape cartridges, tinctures, gummies, etc. – here are some key considerations. Health Canada’s emerging edibles regime […]

Cronos Group (NASDAQ: CRON) just can’t seem to catch a break. Shares of the Canadian cannabis producer have tumbled about 33% since Altria Group (NYSE: MO) gave the company CA$2.4 billion just a couple of months ago. Cronos Group’s first-quarter performance was disappointing, but the period ended before Altria had a chance to make a […]