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Cannabis Sales Soar As Canadians Hunker Down To Stop Coronavirus

Canadian public health authorities have urged travellers to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. “We’ll see how it goes inside,” she enthuses. “People are super nice, there is a great atmosphere, in contrast to the situation now in France.” Canada decriminalized the recreational use of cannabis in October 2018, becoming only the second country in […]

Health Canada says cannabis labs willing to assist in COVID-19 testing

Federally regulated cannabis labs have answered Health Canada’s call for assistance in supporting COVID-19 testing, and the agency is currently assessing the facilities’ capabilities. “Several labs have responded indicating their willingness to assist,” a Health Canada spokesman told Marijuana Business Daily this week. Health Canada is confirming next steps, the spokesman said, including whether the […]

Cannabis Canada Daily: Martha Stewart to work with Canopy Growth to develop CBD-related products

The DIY Queen makes her formal foray into the cannabis business Martha Stewart is getting into the pot business. Stewart, the veteran TV personality and retail executive, is partnering with Canopy Growth, the world’s biggest cannabis company, as an advisor to develop a new line of pot-related products. Smiths Falls, Ont.-based Canopy said it plans […]

How to Make Cannabis-Infused Butter

Cannabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the simplest and most common ways to make infused cannabis edibles. However, making infused butter can be a little bit tricky. In order to activate its psychoactive potential, the flower must be heated slowly at a low temperature. This recipe will first guide you through this process–called decarboxylation–before walking […]

Cannabis sales in Saskatchewan slowest among provinces, says Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada said sales at Saskatchewan pot shops have had the slowest sales of all provinces since recreational cannabis was legalized. Just under $2.5 million was sold from cannabis stores in the province from Oct. 17 to Dec. 31, 2018. That ranks behind Prince Edward Island, which saw over $3 million in sales, despite having […]

Leafly’s Guide to Legal, Same-Day Cannabis Delivery Options Across Canada

Now that cannabis has been legalized for recreational purposes in Canada, the stuff should be easy to find, right? While the country has been dealing with supply shortages, the industry rumbles along and does what it can to provide access to adults from coast to coast. Between recreational and medical cannabis, Canadians now have the […]

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery accused of sexual harassment

Cannabis crusader admits to being a “touchy” guy who speaks openly about sex, but denies he sexually harmed anyone. Marc Emery, once hailed as the “Prince of Pot,” has come under fire after several women came forward with allegations of sexual harassment against him only days before three of the Cannabis Culture dispensaries he helped […]

Canada’s Most Searched Cannabis Strains in the First 3 Months Since Legalization

In the three months since cannabis was legalized across the country, Canadians have only just begun wading into the evergrowing options of legal bud available. And, while Canadians have shown high interest in strains like Pink Kush, Blue Dream, and White Widow since the very beginning, the tastes and preferences of cannabis consumers continue to evolve. […]

Shoppers Drug Mart starts selling medical marijuana online

Shoppers Drug Mart’s e-commerce platform for medical cannabis launched Tuesday, a month after Health Canada licenced the company to sell the product online. Product information is available nationally, but Shoppers Drug Mart can initially only sell medical cannabis to patients in Ontario. Patients will be required to take a medical document similar to a prescription […]