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Medical guidelines in the works to clear up confusion about cannabis for seniors

Goal is to help steer medical professionals through possible risks and benefits of pot for seniors. The generation of Canadians who rocked out to the 1960s song Marijuana by Country Joe and the Fish are seniors now, and some of them are newly curious about the drug ahead of its legalization on Oct. 17. But […]

Can you bring weed onto domestic flights after legalization? Yep

Once the federal government legalizes recreational cannabis on Oct. 17, it’ll be legal for Canadians to fly anywhere in the country with up to 30 grams of cannabis in their luggage — be it checked or carry-on bags — according to Transport Canada. However, it’ll remain illegal to ship any amount of cannabis on a […]

Ontario Cannabis Update: Online Sales in October, Private Retail Stores in April

After weeks of speculation, the new Ontario government has confirmed that cannabis retail will be privatized—a dramatic departure from the previous government’s plan, in which former Premier Kathleen Wynne promised 40 government-run retail cannabis outlets would be open upon legalization, followed by at least a hundred more within two years. At a news conference in Toronto on Monday, Ontario’s finance minister, Vic […]

How to Prevent Pests in Your Indoor Cannabis Garden

Any grower who has dealt with a pest infestation in their cannabis garden will tell you that recovering from it is an uphill battle. Cleaning a grow space mid-cycle is painstaking, requiring hours of additional labor alongside increased costs all for a damaged crop. Once a pest outbreak has occurred in your garden, plants are […]

Canadian weed stocks are skyrocketing as legalization looms: But should you invest?

Investors in Canadian weed shares are having a great start to the week as the cannabis sector continues to soar on the stock market. Pot shares in Canadian companies Aurora Cannabis and Tilray surged Monday after BNN Bloomberg reported that Coca-Cola is in serious talks with Aurora to develop cannabis-infused beverages (Aurora has since denied […]

How to Get Ready for Your First Dispensary Visit

This article is brought to you by The+Source, a leading Nevada dispensary with locations in Las Vegas and Henderson.  Whether you’re living in a state where cannabis is legal or just visiting, the first visit to a dispensary can be a little intimidating. To help you have a good first experience, we partnered with our […]

Why Is CBD Illegal If It’s Non-Intoxicating?

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been getting a lot of press lately for being safe, non-intoxicating and helpful for treating a variety of medical issues. So why is it illegal and classified as a “Schedule 1” drug? Experts say the answer is simple: marijuana prohibition continues to create huge barriers to researching and producing this valuable cannabinoid. […]

Canada cannabis entrepreneurs ‘could face US lifetime ban’

Canadian cannabis entrepreneurs and investors could face a lifetime ban from the US over their involvement in the industry, US media report. A senior US border official told news site Politico that Canadians in the burgeoning sector could be deemed inadmissible to the US. Canada is a month away from becoming the first industrialised nation […]

Why overdose may be the wrong word when it comes to cannabis

You may get sick, paranoid or even pass out, but no recorded deaths have been attributed to such use. Whether or not you can overdose on cannabis depends on two things: how you ingest it and how you define the word “overdose.” For most people talking about illicit drugs, an overdose means someone died or […]

11 Deep Thoughts From Elon Musk’s Talk With Joe Rogan

Well, many of us know what we’re doing after work today: packing a bowl, kicking back, and watching Elon Musk hit the blunt and talk space-faring, Mars, and alternate realities with Joe Rogan and his 30 million listeners. The embattled billionaire—founder of PayPal, Tesla, and SpaceX—sat down earlier this week for a relaxed, funny, wide-ranging […]