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Operation Red Nose expecting more calls due to legal cannabis, says Thunder Bay chapter

The legalization of cannabis in Canada is expected to lead to more calls for service during this year’s Operation Red Nose in Thunder Bay, Ont., according to an official with St. John Ambulance. Despite marijuana being available, although illegal, prior to legislative changes in October, St John Ambulance volunteer coordinator Brian Edwards said being able […]

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

One month into nationwide legalization and cannabis curious Canadians are still getting acquainted with the newly regulated marketplace and all it has to offer. While selection and availability might vary from province to province, these are the strains—in no particular order—that your fellow Canadians are searching for in Leafly’s database of strains. Blue Dream Blue Dream […]

Canadian cannabis investor gets lifetime U.S. entry ban

A Canadian investor travelling to Las Vegas, Nevada, to attend a prominent cannabis conference and tour a new cannabis facility has been issued a lifetime entry ban to the United States, according to an immigration lawyer he consulted. “He was travelling straight from Vancouver to Vegas. When they found out he was going down to […]

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 […]