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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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Germany Authorizes Medical Cannabis Shipments from Latin America

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It’s big news that Germany has authorized a medical cannabis shipment from Latin America. Only medical cannabis is legal in Germany, and researchers remain interested in determining its effectiveness in treating or managing different ailments. With its first shipment of medical cannabis from Latin America, Germany hopes to test the reliability of its new partners and establish the feasibility of cannabis trade with Latin American countries.

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Canadian Investors Shift Attention to Extraction According to April Investment Figures

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Cannabis industry trend watchers have seen a shift in investors preferences. No longer is flower king—rather investors are putting more money into extraction companies. Extraction companies—those focused on safely securing cannabis oil from cannabis flower—have seen this bump for a reason. Or, if our conjecture is correct, two reasons. The Rise of Vaping While many … Read moreCanadian Investors Shift Attention to Extraction According to April Investment Figures

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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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Key Benefits for Cannabis Investors Who Trade in Both Canadian and US Markets

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With the growth of the cannabis industry in Canada and in the US, investors have a variety of options for supporting startups or purchasing stock. Not only that, but cannabis companies have dominated the main exchanges, making incredible gains. For many investors, the simplest option when it comes to purchasing stock is to trade directly … Read moreKey Benefits for Cannabis Investors Who Trade in Both Canadian and US Markets

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4 Canadian Medical Cannabis Trends to Watch For This Year

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We’re three months into this year, and it’s amazing to see how quickly the cannabis industry continues to mature. As we plan for the rest of 2019 and into 2020, we’re excited about these four Canadian cannabis trends. Edibles Later this year, edible will become legal (the Cannabis Act set a deadline of October 17th, … Read more4 Canadian Medical Cannabis Trends to Watch For This Year

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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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Cannabis Oils Enter Unexpected Spaces and Products

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Cannabis oil isn’t just popular for medical use. Full-spectrum oils have gained popularity outside of the medical cannabis community. In addition to being used sublingually as part of wellness routines, high-quality cannabis oils have made their way into a variety of products—some of which may surprise you! It seems like every day new products are … Read moreCannabis Oils Enter Unexpected Spaces and Products

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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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Canadian Stock Exchanges Holding POT Ticker Lottery

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Note: Weekend Limited won the POT Ticker Lottery on January 30th, 2019. January 30th should be an interesting day on the Canadian Exchanges. While investors generally watch the markets to see how stocks are doing, on Wednesday, it will be more about what a particular stock ticker symbol. With numerous cannabis firms interested in the … Read moreCanadian Stock Exchanges Holding POT Ticker Lottery

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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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