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Doctors want medical pot phased out after legalization

Doctors want medical pot phased out after legalization medical pot

August 7th, 2018   Doctors in Canada want to see the medical cannabis system phased out once legalization happens later this year, says a Canadian Medical Association vice-president. “The medical profession, as a whole, has really struggled with the whole concept of medical cannabis. There’s definitely some physicians who feel comfortable in that area but […]

Is Canada’s Marijuana the New Bitcoin? Stocks Surge After Legalization

Is Canada’s Marijuana the New Bitcoin? Stocks Surge After Legalization Canada's Marijuana

July 4th, 2018 Canada gets ready to implement legal recreational marijuana later this year, the U.S. neighbor’s cannabis stocks have surged and some experts suggest marijuana could be the next Bitcoin. “I believe the incredible tailwinds blowing at legal marijuana’s back make it so the opportunity here is much like the one internet stocks offered […]

‘Deeply concerned’: Marijuana legalization moving too fast for most Canadians

‘Deeply concerned’: Marijuana legalization moving too fast for most Canadians Marijuana legalization

June 29th,2018   The majority of Canadians want marijuana legalization delayed for up to one year. The reason is to give federal and provincial governments more time. And, to figure out how to deal with the societal implications, according to a new poll. After the Cannabis Act passed its final vote in parliament last week, […]

Weed at work: N.L. employers prepare for legalization

Weed at work: N.L. employers prepare for legalization weed

June 6th,2018   Lawyer Blair Pritchett leading marijuana in the workplace seminar in St. John’s. Blair Pritchett is helping businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador prepare for legal cannabis. (Andrew Sampson/CBC) In anticipation of marijuana, dry herb, weed vaporizers, becoming legal across Newfoundland and Labrador, and in the rest of Canada, employers still have many unanswered […]

Veterans with PTSD to take Ottawa to court over cuts to medical marijuana funding

Veterans with PTSD to take Ottawa to court over cuts to medical marijuana funding medical marijuana

May 8th, 2018 New Brunswick veterans with PTSD are preparing to take the federal government to court in hopes of winning a declaration that Veteran’s Affairs Canada violated their rights when it reduced the amount of medicinal marijuana it would cover. Members of the group use the drug to treat their service-related injuries. In an […]

Canada’s marijuana millionaires surprised by stock surge

Canada’s marijuana millionaires surprised by stock surge marijuana

April 4th, 2018 Terry Booth didn’t expect his life would come full circle, thanks to Canadian marijuana. He sold pot in high school, peddling quarter ounces for $25 to help out his dad. He spent the next two decades working as an electrician and entrepreneur. And, he planned to semi-retire to the golf course after […]

Sale of recreation marijuana in Canada delayed….

Sale of recreation marijuana in Canada delayed…. marijuana in Canada

March 12th, 2018    Canadians will have to wait until at least early August and possibly as late as early September to legally purchase recreational marijuana. That’s the bottom line now that senators have struck a deal to hold a final vote by June 7 on the legislation that will usher in the legal cannabis […]

Alcohol and Marijuana won’t be seen together in B.C. stores

Alcohol and Marijuana won’t be seen together in B.C. stores Alcohol and Marijuana

 February 5th, 2018 Only cannabis and cannabis accessories will be on the shelves in legal marijuana dispensaries in B.C come July. The prohibition is one of several details Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth released Monday. Countless more will come out in the next few months before the new era of legal cannabis arrives in Canada […]

Marijuana legalization provides Canadian entrepreneurs an opportunity of a lifetime

Marijuana legalization provides Canadian entrepreneurs an opportunity of a lifetime Marijuana legalization

January 10th, 2018 The prospectors in Canada’s new market are working hard and cutting deals as we steadily approach the nationwide legalization of marijuana and weed vaporizers. The Canadian marijuana industry is currently valued at more than $22 billion. This figure includes growing and retail sales, transportation, security, edibles, taxes, and tourism. Canadian entrepreneurs could […]

Marijuana related charges on the rise in Montreal, Canada

Marijuana related charges on the rise in Montreal, Canada

December 1st, 2017 Marijuana charges have been occurring increasingly in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec, even though the rest of Canada has been seeing a steady decline in cannabis-related charges. For Canadians over the age of 12, 17,700 were charged with possession last year alone. This number is down from the 21,300 charged just two […]