This past year was a great year for cannabis. The popular strains and flavors that proliferated over the last 12 months offer such a variety that you can’t help but want to try them all. That is, if you haven’t already! Looking at engagement data across Leafly, we’re able to see how interested people are in each strain, as well...
After years of growing cannabis in California’s illicit market, Kevin Jodrey emerged in the 2000s to serve California’s medical cannabis market. In 2008, he became the Cultivation Director at the Humboldt Patient Resource Center (HPRC), one of the oldest cannabis dispensaries in the country, to help isolate strong CBD genetics from Cannatonic, a famous CBD strain bred by Resin...
It’s appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus on Aphria, the Canadian pot producer attacked by short sellers and now the target of a hostile takeover bid. After a wild year for the cannabis sector, it’s appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus on Aphria Inc., the Canadian pot producer that was attacked by short sellers and is...
Ask any cannabis connoisseur, and they’ll agree that no two strains are the same. From a hint of blueberry to a pungent earthy aroma, a zesty citrus zing to a slight diesel-like after-taste, the flavor body of cannabis adds considerably to the cerebral experience. But what exactly causes the distinct difference in taste and aroma from one bud to...
Welcome to our Weekly Cannabis Report, a reliable source for investors to receive the latest developments and analysis in the cannabis sector. Trading SummaryThe cannabis sector carried its momentum into the new year. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (OTC:HMLSF) rose 5.1%, while the U.S.-listed ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ) also gained 7.7%. Canadian Large-Cap: Canadian large-caps were mixed last...
At the close of 2018, the U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams made a bold move, and called on the federal government to rethink marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I substance. While the Surgeon General did not go so far as to condone legalization for recreational use, he did say that medically, marijuana should be studied like any other pain...
Some customers are turning to unregulated dispensaries on Indigenous territory. Quebec’s cannabis retailers are struggling to get by on their own supply. Last October, mere days after Quebec opened its first chain of dispensaries, the government-run stores were so overrun with demand that they ran out of weed. Repeatedly. As an emergency measure, the Société Québécoise du Cannabis decided to open its...