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The Cannabis Industry May Provide a Boost To Small Towns

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Thanks to the legalization and the growth of the cannabis industry, small towns that once predominantly relied upon the extraction of natural resources can continue to diversify their local industries by growing cannabis. There is plenty of room in the still growing market, especially for licensed producers and cultivators intent on creating quality cannabis goods for a market whose supply has yet to meet demand.

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The Differences Between Cannabis and Alcohol

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In many provinces and territories across the country, cannabis is being treated much like alcohol. In fact, some provinces have the same government agency regulating sales of both. It’s important for those new to cannabis to understand the differences between cannabis and alcohol and to keep those differences in mind when partaking.

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Will Canada Tax Cannabis Based on THC Content?

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Everyone who has watched the changes to the country’s medical marijuana program over the years knew that the Cannabis Act would face some changes sooner rather than later. It appears that the first change may be upon us. As it stands, recreational dried flower and cannabis oils are taxed at a rate of $1 per … Read moreWill Canada Tax Cannabis Based on THC Content?

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Medical Cannabis is an Eligible Medical Expense under the CRA

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April 30th is fast approaching, which means that if you haven’t already, you should probably start on your taxes. As you’re filling out the paperwork and determining which deductions and benefits you are eligible for, here’s some great news from the Canada Revenue Agency. Individuals with a valid physician’s order who purchase legal cannabis from … Read moreMedical Cannabis is an Eligible Medical Expense under the CRA

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Three Months Into Legalization: Canada’s Cannabis Market Now

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Wondering how legalization has fared so far? Whether the overly rosy or downright bleak predictions have come to fruition? Here’s the latest following the first full quarter of legal cannabis sales in Canada. Cannabis Financial Forecasts: Unknown Sales Figures The first thing many people want to know about Canadian cannabis sales is whether they’ve been … Read moreThree Months Into Legalization: Canada’s Cannabis Market Now

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Canadians Spent Over $1B on Legal Cannabis in 2018 — What Now?

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Recreational cannabis was only legal for 75 days in 2018, and yet the industry made a big splash. The onset of legalization brought long lines and highlighted supply issues as excited customers quickly emptied retailers’ shelves. While sales numbers for recreational cannabis are still difficult to come by, the latest estimates for legal cannabis sales … Read moreCanadians Spent Over $1B on Legal Cannabis in 2018 — What Now?

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Why is Marijuana Cheaper in Canada? Comparing Prices in Canada and the US

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Legal marijuana has set Canada ablaze. Cannabis stocks are on the rise and Canadian cannabis investors are keeping a lookout for the next great Canadian cannabis company. For many in the cannabis industry, watching the roll-out of national legalization in Canada has been eye-opening. This is especially so for cannabis entrepreneurs and investors in the … Read moreWhy is Marijuana Cheaper in Canada? Comparing Prices in Canada and the US

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What Does Marijuana Legalization Mean for Canadian Sports Teams?

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With marijuana now legal and even easier to access, people across the country have wondered how it will affect various aspects of their lives and the nation at large. This week, we’re turning our attention to the world of sports and how the legalization of cannabis in Canada may affect Canadian sports teams and athletes. … Read moreWhat Does Marijuana Legalization Mean for Canadian Sports Teams?

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What Impact Will Marijuana Legalization Have on Canadian Border Security?

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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?

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How Medical Marijuana Opened the Door to Recreational Sales in Canada

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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

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Canadian Company Legally Exporting Medical Cannabis to the U.S.

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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.

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Medical Marijuana and the Workplace: 5 Tips for Canadian Employers

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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

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