With recreational marijuana available from dispensaries or online in most parts of the country, many are wondering about the effects legalization may have on Canadian border security. While some may think that there will be little to no change, others fear officials on the U.S. side may crack down and increase marijuana-related questioning. What the … Read moreWhat Impact Will Marijuana Legalization Have on Canadian Border Security?
Consumers have clearly shown they like the ease of purchasing items online. eCommerce is a growing market and projections for online sales show continued increased growth. For medical licensed producers, eCommerce presents a way to ensure that patients can easily fill or refill their prescriptions. To take advantage of the popularity of eCommerce, Canadian cannabis … Read moreShopify vs. Namaste — What’s Next for Online Sales of Cannabis in Canada
Canada legalized medical marijuana nationwide 17 years ago. With the country awaiting the rollout of recreational marijuana sales later this month, it’s important to recognize the impact that medical marijuana has had on legalizing recreational marijuana. To start, we’ll look at the history of cannabis prohibition in Canada and then identify the various effects that … Read moreHow Medical Marijuana Opened the Door to Recreational Sales in Canada
Cannabis advocates have long known that more scientific studies are necessary for proving the efficacy of marijuana as medicine beyond a shadow of a doubt. However, many researchers wanting to do such studies have faced miles of red tape in their attempts to get approval for the studies and for the cannabis necessary to run … Read moreCanadian Company Legally Exporting Medical Cannabis to the U.S.
What are the differences between THC and CBD? We explore this question for investors, producers, and industry players in our latest eBook. Check it out! For an in-depth read on the differences between THC and CBD, check out our blog post on the two most popular cannabinoids.
With marijuana legalization looming, it’s a great time for Canadian employers to check and revise their marijuana and drug policies. Here are five tips for ensuring your company is prepared to deal with medical marijuana at work, as well as issues with legal marijuana. 1. Know the law(s) In addition the Access to Cannabis for … Read moreMedical Marijuana and the Workplace: 5 Tips for Canadian Employers
Those new to cannabis may be surprised to learn how many forms are now available. While flower (sometimes called bud) is the most commonly recognized form of cannabis, cannabis extract and cannabis-based products are becoming increasingly popular. Why is Cannabis Flower Waning in Popularity? Cannabis flower comes in a variety of strains. Sativa-dominant, indica-dominant, and … Read moreThe Growing Popularity of Cannabis Extract
Medical marijuana has been legal in Canada for 17 years, and yet, most insurers still don’t cover it. Thankfully, the industry is starting to re-evaluate their stance. Here’s the latest on the state of medical cannabis and health insurance in Canada. Current Laws Regarding Medical Cannabis Medical marijuana was legalized in 2001 under the Marihuana … Read moreUnderstanding Medical Cannabis and Health Insurance in Canada
The cannabis industry is booming, and it shows no signs of slowing down. The legalization of recreational marijuana, which is set to take effect on October 17th, has many in the industry looking for new employees. Jobs are located across the country and for a variety of different tasks. Previously, Canadian cannabis industry jobs centered … Read moreHiring is on the Rise in the Cannabis Industry – What Investors Need to Know
There are plenty of misconceptions about cannabis and cannabis oil. Prescribing doctors, dispensaries, and cannabis companies all play a role in educating people about the various types of medical marijuana. This includes clarifying what cannabis oil is and helping patients understand whether CBD oil is a good option for them. What is Cannabis Oil? Cannabis … Read moreHow is Cannabis Oil Different from Other Forms of Medical Marijuana?
Within a few short months, recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada after the Senate passed the historic Bill C-45 (known as the Cannabis Act) on June 19, 2018. Canada is the second nation in the world to establish a nationwide marijuana marketplace. The industry will officially open on October 17, 2018. In 2013, Uruguay … Read moreWhat Canada Can Learn About Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
While Canada has had legal medical cannabis since 2001, for some, there is still a stigma surrounding the idea of cannabis as medicine. After decades of prohibition and misinformation surrounding cannabis, it is no surprise that some people may be reluctant to explore it as a treatment option. How, then, can Canadian cannabis companies encourage … Read moreHow Can Canadian Cannabis Companies Generate Demand for Medical Cannabis?