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One of the first questions chef Travis Petersen asks guests as they arrive to his supper club at a semi-secret Vancouver location is how they would gauge their cannabis tolerance. The 34-year-old former “MasterChef Canada” contestant will then dose the forthcoming multi-course dinner with the appropriate amount of cannabis-infused oil. Eight diners sat around a […]

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Photo: AHPhotoswpg (iStock) Producers of edible marijuana products for sale in Washington State are reeling after the state’s Liquor And Cannabis Board handed down an unexpected decision last week. The board announced it would reverse its earlier approvals of marijuana-infused hard candies and gummies on the grounds that they are “especially appealing to children.” The […]

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Photo: AHPhotoswpg (iStock) Producers of edible marijuana products for sale in Washington State are reeling after the state’s Liquor And Cannabis Board handed down an unexpected decision last week. The board announced it would reverse its earlier approvals of marijuana-infused hard candies and gummies on the grounds that they are “especially appealing to children.” The […]

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Chef John MacNeil in the kitchen combining his passions for cannabis and cooking. (Submitted by John MacNeil) When he started attending the Culinary Institute of Canada in Charlottetown, John MacNeil found his passion for food. Growing up in the small coal-mining community of New Waterford, N.S., in Cape Breton, he says he wasn’t exposed to […]

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A marijuana microbusiness called Hothouse Holyoke, started by a two former teachers who moved to Massachusetts from Texas, is among the first class of an “accelerator” program seeking to boost cannabis-focused companies. Sira Naturals, the company behind several Massachusetts marijuana dispensaries, launched a 12-week accelerator program that provides small-scale businesses with access to lab technology, […]

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Pot-friendly zones for cannabis smoking and vaping will exist on the University of Alberta campus when it becomes legal next Wednesday. The decision was a no-brainer, says the school’s director of enterprise risk management programs. “Even before Day 1, our students told us it would be absurd to ban it,” said Andrew Leitch, who is also co-chairman of the cannabis […]

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board took many marijuana businesses aback on October 3 when it announced that cannabis-infused products that may appeal to children—gummy candies, lollipops and/or brightly colored products—will be prohibited from sale. Manufacturers and retailers alike expressed concern that they were not given adequate warning about what the board is calling a […]

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