Wabanaki Cannabis Strain a Surprise to Namesake First Nations

In 1993, the First Nations of the Wabanaki Confederacy—the Mi’kmaq, the Maliseet, Abenaki, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot, located on both sides of the US-Canadian border— joined together to formally renew their historic alliance for the first time since it was forcibly disbanded by the British in 1862. The gathering—occurring three years after the Oka Crisis, during […]

4,500 Ontario Cannabis Store Customers Affected by Privacy Breach

TORONTO (CP) — Canada Post publicly admitted to a privacy breach involving thousands of Ontario’s online cannabis customers on Wednesday after the province’s only outlet for legal recreational marijuana notified clients of the problem. The postal service said in a statement that someone had used its delivery tracking tool to gain access to personal information […]

Advice for First-Time Cannabis Smokers: 10 Tips to Keep in Mind

Congratulations, you’ve decided that you’re finally ready to take that leap towards trying cannabis. Perfect. Beautiful. Let me be the first to welcome you to the family. But before you take that first toke, I’d like to offer you a few pieces of advice so you know what you’re getting into. Be Prepared to Not Get High […]

Walmart Canada Is Now Carrying Cannabis Vaporizers

When I heard that Walmart had started selling cannabis vaporizers, I drove to the nearest location at St. Clair and Runnymede in west Toronto. What can I say? I love watching medical cannabis make its way into mainstream consciousness. But after scouring store shelves, I came up empty-handed, and finally asked the pharmacist for help. […]

Canada is running out of marijuana

Quebec and Ontario, two of the largest provinces, suffering from shortages due to supply and postal strike just more than a week into sales Just more than a week after Canada became the first G-7 nation to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, provincial sellers are reporting supply shortages and other difficulties getting the product […]

Boo! 4 Spooky Strains for Celebrating Halloween Night

Happy Halloween, Leafly readers! The spooky season is here along with all the mini candy bars, haunted attractions, and full costumed events that accompany it. To help you celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our top spooky strains currently available in Canada. Check out our top picks to elevate all your eerie fun…. Read The […]

New pot, impaired driving penalties could bar newcomers from Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government is warning newcomers that stiffer impaired driving and cannabis-related penalties could lead to their removal from Canada. The measures are part of the sweeping package of changes taking place as Canada becomes the first G7 country to legalize recreational cannabis use. The Cannabis Act includes penalties of up to 14 […]

The Best Cannabis Strains for Beginners

In many instances, a bad first experience may be enough for someone to tragically banish cannabis from his or her life forever. Typically the reason for doing so has to do with the anxious, paranoid side effects associated with THC, but what first-timers might not realize is there are a few ways to minimize those […]

Producers blame federal guidelines as customers raise concerns over ‘excessive’ cannabis packaging

Some buyers are complaining the bulky packaging for newly legalized cannabis is environmentally unfriendly, but producers say government guidelines are to blame. Greg MacLean, who bought marijuana from the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation last week, says he was shocked to see how much packaging was used for four grams: two plastic containers, two cardboard boxes, […]

Customers flock back to illegal marijuana dispensaries in Ottawa

Adam Brett says he plans to try Ontario’s online cannabis store, but not until the kinks are worked out. The 23-year-old said his roommate had ordered from the online Ontario Cannabis Store in the wee hours of weed legalization on Wednesday, but as of Saturday was still waiting for his order to arrive. “Overall, I […]