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Canopy Growth among bidders for Spain’s Alcaliber: source

Canopy Growth Corp., the world's largest cannabis producer by market value, is among bidders for closely held Spanish firm Alcaliber SA, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>Canopy, based in Smiths Falls, Ontario, is competing against U.K. health-care investor GHO Capital and Spanish …

Legal marijuana legislation delayed

OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) – The Federal Government is confirming it will not be able to meet its own July deadline for legalized recreational marijuana.In a …

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Manitoba Awards 4 Provisional Cannabis Retail Licenses

<b>Province Announces Conditional Acceptance of Proposals to Operate Retail Cannabis Locations</b><p>Following a request for proposals (RFP) issued on Nov. 7 …

What Is CBD, and Why Is It in Everything Right Now?

You know it as the ingredient taking over the wellness world, but what is CBD, really, and is it right for you?<p>2017 was the year that weed went mainstream, and the "green rush" struck gold. But, while recreational marijuana is still technically illegal in most states, an industry has blossomed …

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Ontario chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales

Ottawa-based company's technology will also be used in stores<p>The Ontario government has inked a deal to use Shopify Inc.'s e-commerce platform for …

California Makes Marijuana a Wellness Industry

In a state heavily invested in optimizing personal experience, cannabis offers a new path to sublime good health.<p>By the time recreational marijuana usage became legal in California, on New Year’s Day, the government’s official permission seemed, for many Californians, like a belated, nearly …

Washington State Reports MJ Freeway Security Breach

<b>A Message to All Marijuana Licensees from Deputy Director Peter Antolin</b><p><b>Security Incident Played Role in Traceability System Rollout …

Tensions flare in Senate over marijuana-legalization bill

The senator who is shepherding the federal bill to legalize cannabis through the Senate is growing impatient with the slow pace of debate, alleging the Conservative are holding up the process for partisan purposes.<p>"There is a sensible way [to proceed] which is that we all sit down and talk about …

Marijuana legalization may not meet government's July goal

The Trudeau government insists it's on track to legalize recreational pot in July -- but that will require co-operation from senators who don't …

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Hydropothecary Set to Capture a Whole New Cannabis Consumer

Save Article<p>The Hydropothecary Corporation (TSXV:THCX) has ambitious expansion plans that could make it among the top marijuana producers in</b> …

Nunavut gov't may give private enterprise a piece of the action on legal weed

Oversight of sales would be maintained by the Nunavut Liquor commission<p>The Nunavut government may allow private companies a piece of cannabis …

Bags, pouches, boxes – cannabis packaging offers opportunity

Kevin Bryldt and Carol Alexandruk are confident their packaging firm is ahead of the game in the recreational marijuana market, even though the rules of that game haven't yet been set.<p>Inkubate Packaging, a small company with six employees in a facility 10 minutes from the Edmonton International …

Tokyo Smoke goes public as cannabis companies eye retail

In six months, buying a gram of weed won’t be that much more difficult, for adults in some provinces at least, than picking up your morning …

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Marijuana Mapped: the Price of Weed Across the U.S.

It’s relatively cheap in Seattle, and L.A. and San Francisco are pretty competitive, but it’s an entirely different story on the East Coast, …

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Cannabis to be sold at 9 Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation stores across province

HALIFAX -- Cannabis will be sold at only nine Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation stores when the drug is officially legalized in July, the province …

The week in marijuana deals: A factory revival, hemp heats up and destination Germany

Last week’s weed headlines were dominated by the billion-dollar deal between Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Cannimed Therapeutics Inc., whose management …

Left at the altar, Newstrike wasn’t lonely for long

It’s never easy being left at the altar, but for cannabis company Newstrike Resources Ltd., the pain could be relatively short-lived.<p>Within hours of …

11 Tips for Winning a Marijuana Cultivation License

Getting a license for a marijuana cultivation business is one of the most difficult early steps in doing business in the evolving cannabis industry. …

Vancouver Crackdown: Cops Bust Open-Air Cannabis Market Outside Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver authorities’ laissez-faire attitude toward the city’s bustling grey-market cannabis scene has long been the stuff of legend. Does 'Project …

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Aurora Cannabis strikes friendly deal to buy CanniMed Therapeutics, worth $1.1 billion

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. has struck a friendly deal valued at $1.1 billion to buy CanniMed Therapeutics Inc.<p>The agreement ends a hostile …

CanniMed, Aurora extend truce ahead of shareholder vote

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. says its truce with rival medical marijuana company Aurora Cannabis Inc. will continue past the original Monday …

Why Marijuana Patches Could Be the Future for Cannabis

Marijuana can be consumed in a number of different ways. You can smoke it, vape it, turn it into edibles and many more. But there is one way that …

ICC Labs Inc. Announces Sale Agreement of 150 Kilograms of CBD to Nuuvera Inc.

<b>VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 23, 2018) -</b> ICC Labs Inc. ("<b>ICC Labs</b>" or the "<b>Company</b>") (TSX VENTURE:ICC), a fully licensed producer …

Ontario seeks public feedback on allowing cannabis lounges as legalization looms

TORONTO -- Ontario is considering allowing licensed cannabis consumption lounges in the province once recreational marijuana is legalized this …

5 tips for talking to your kids about cannabis

It can be difficult to know how to talk to your children about drugs, both legal and illegal.<p>With cannabis legalization coming this year, kids are …

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OneLeaf Cannabis Corp. building multi-million dollar facility in RM of Sherwood

OneLeaf Cannabis Corporation, a company based in Saskatchewan, has unveiled its plans to build a multi-million dollar, 44,000-square-foot production …

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What's in your weed: Why cannabis strains don't all live up to their billing

Red Diesel, Moby Dick, Lemon Burst, or how about Girl Scout Cookies? All names for "bud," the cannabis flower, and when the black market product goes …

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Aphria buys Broken Coast Cannabis in $230 million stock and cash deal

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. has signed a deal to buy Broken Coast Cannabis Inc., a cannabis producer on Vancouver …

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How To Challenge The Stigma Against Cannabis Consumption

Despite some of Jeff Sessions’ best efforts, cannabis is undeniably becoming a large part of mainstream culture, and its only a finite amount of time …

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