The gap between what Canadians pay for legal and illicit cannabis is widening — a sign experts say points to the need for the marijuana industry to make prices a priority this year. Statistics Canada said Thursday that the average price of legal cannabis increased to $10.30 per gram in the period between October and December 2019 from $9.69 per...
Alberta-based cannabis producer Sundial confirmed Tuesday that it has laid off “less than 10 per cent” of its workforce. In a statement to Global News, it said: “In the spirit of continuous optimization for efficiency and effectiveness, Sundial has made some organizational changes… It’s important we remain agile in responding to the realities of the evolving cannabis market.” Sundial did not...
Ashley KeenanJanuary 23, 2020 jose/Adobe Stock Medical patients in Canada have been accessing cannabis products for over a decade, but new laws allowing adult use (aka, consuming cannabis for non-medical reasons), have prompted employers to add cannabis clauses to their workplace impairment policies, typically prohibiting use at work. But what if you use cannabis therapeutically? Here, certified human resources leader Erin...
Since recreational pot was legalized in California on Jan 1st of 2018, its citizens have witnessed intriguing developments of the already popular cannabis industry. New verticals, products, and services have been popping up all across the state (and the country). Pot farmers, pot deliverers, dispensaries, edible producers, startups trying to service the cannabis players, hospitality industry offering cannabis tours, etc....
Bruce KennedyJanuary 22, 2020 Larry Burgess poses for a portrait in his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Burgess had his first seizure in 2009 and was later diagnosed with grand mal seizures. In April 2017, he was arrested in his hometown Fredonia, Kansas and charged with three felonies: growing marijuana, manufacturing a controlled substance, and using a cellular or computer...
California-based edibles brand Kiva is launching a new gummy today and with it a rather bold statement: “CBD IS DEAD.” The brand’s newest gummies, Camino Midnight Blueberry, represent its first foray into CBN, a cannabinoid that’s been known to do things like help improve sleep quality and ease restlessness. Even better, Kiva says it does that without the next-day groggy...
Years ago, I started using cannabis to help regulate my pain. The patient-demonizing “War on Opiates” was just getting started, and filling my valid prescription was becoming harder and harder. Fast forward a few months, and I had completely weaned off 60 mg oxymorphone and 30 mg oxycodone daily. After about three months of using cannabis consistently, I randomly noticed...