Category Archives: Canada

It’s Harvest Time For P.E.I.’s Budding Community Of Cannabis Growers

‘You can grow the best cannabis to its absolute potential and then completely ruin it when you harvest it’. Under a cloudy October sky, freelance photographer Sean Berrigan looks over his crop of organic outdoor cannabis plants while considering when the best time to harvest will be. “There’s a little bit of an issue sometimes […]

Seven Welland Cannabis Stores Awaiting Approval

There are seven Welland cannabis dispensaries in queue awaiting final approval from the provincial government so that they may open. Their applications are listed as “in progress” on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s website. In Niagara, there six dispensaries authorized to sell THC products — Niagara Herbalist and Corner Cannabis in St. Catharines, […]

Top 10 Cannabis And Psychedelic Stock News Stories Of The Week

Welcome to the Cannabis Countdown. In This Week’s Edition, We Recap and Countdown the Top 10 Marijuana and Psychedelic Stock News Stories for the Week of October 12th – 18th, 2020. Without further ado, let’s get started. 10. Top Analyst Initiates Coverage on RWB, Issues Bullish Price Target 323% Above Market PI Financial analyst Jason […]

COVID-19 Pandemic a ‘Boon’ for Legal Cannabis in Canada as Marijuana Industry Turns Two

Canada’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating a jump in sales, more brick-and-mortar stores and competitive pricing as it celebrates two years in business. Since Canada legalized recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, 2018, legal sellers and producers have struggled to compete with the black market, but there have been recent gains in the licensed industry. The […]

Windsor Cannabis Store Raising Money For Homeless During Grand Opening

Windsor’s fourth legal cannabis store is holding its grand opening with a fundraiser for the city’s less fortunate. Boondom, in Pillette Village, officially opens its doors to the public on Friday. “I think you’re going to see a real welcoming vibe that’s missing in the Windsor community in this particular type of retail environment,” says […]

More Than 50 New Licensed Cannabis Stores In Application Stage In Hamilton

Several city councillors are voicing concerns about the proliferation of provincially-licensed cannabis stores in Hamilton. Currently, there are about a dozen pot shops in operation throughout the city, but the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario website shows 53 others in the application stage. Ward 8 Coun. John Paul Danko says they are “clustering” to […]

Job Opportunities In The Canadian Cannabis Industry On Freeze, Except In This Sector

Data by Indeed Canada looks at the current hiring trends. Although employment in cannabis manufacturing started to slide in March and continued shrinking through June as some of Canada’s largest producers announced layoffs, not all the official data is downbeat. Indeed Canada tracked cannabis-related job postings by tallying those mentioning terms like “cannabis” and “budtender” […]

Province Lifts Limits On Cannabis Store Ownership

Alberta’s limit on cannabis shop ownership to 15 per cent of the province’s total number of stores is going up in smoke. On Nov. 1, the cap imposed by the former NDP government, which also set a maximum number of outlets owned by a single entity at 37, will disappear. Two years into recreational marijuana […]

Alberta Cannabis Growers Push For Winery-Type Sampling Tours

Kieley Beaudry would love patrons to tour her licensed indoor pot patch, sample its produce and purchase their favourite buzz on their way out. If wineries and breweries can do it, she says, Alberta’s legal cannabis producers should have the same right. It’s something the sector has been lobbying for, particularly since Ontario and B.C. […]

Retailers Call It Unfair For BC Liberals To Exclude Cannabis From PST Tax-Cut Promise

BC Liberal Party plans to take the 10% PST off booze, while leaving the 7% PST on cannabis. What happened: Legal cannabis retailers in B.C. are calling the BC Liberals’ more than $10-billion promise to eliminate the provincial sales tax (PST) for one year, and then have a reduced tax for another year, unfair because […]