The Cannabis Council of Canada applauds the legalization of adult-use recreational cannabis
Oct 17, 2018
Cannabis Council of Canada Pleased Legislation Tabled In Ontario to Allow For Competitive, Responsible Private Cannabis Retail
Sep 27, 2018
The Cannabis Council of Canada Commends the Ontario Government on their Cannabis Retail Model
Aug 13, 2018
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New cannabis regulations could put spotlight on 'key' investors of private companies
Ottawa has rolled out new marijuana regulations that could force privately held cannabis companies to divulge details of their major investors.
Bags, pouches, boxes – cannabis packaging offers opportunity
Kevin Bryldt and Carol Alexandruk are confident their packaging firm is ahead of the game in the recreational marijuana market, even though the rules of that game haven't yet been set.
The Globe & Mail
Cannabis companies urge delay for new tax
With Ontario delaying the opening of storefront pot shops until the spring, cannabis producers are pushing back against a proposed federal levy on their sales.
The London Free Press
Pot industry players weigh benefits of cross-border travel after latest U.S. statement
Shifting statements from U.S. border officials have prompted some Canadian cannabis industry players to think twice about travelling south of the border, just weeks before a significant pot industry conference in Las Vegas.
Supply challenges in cannabis industry affecting medical patients
Licensed producers are facing challenges supplying cannabis to the recreational market in Canada and advocates say some medicinal patients are also facing barriers accessing their medicine.
Pot patients fear legalization will bump up prices
When Calgary senior Barb Weatherington replaced fentanyl patches with cannabis to treat her chronic spinal pain, it seemed an ideal exchange.
Cannabis customers raise concerns over ’excessive’ packaging
HALIFAX — Some buyers are complaining the bulky packaging for newly legalized cannabis is environmentally unfriendly, but producers say government guidelines are to blame.
Pot jobs are 'legion' but Canadian cannabis companies struggling to find workers
The weed industry is booming but cannabis companies are struggling with a growing problem: finding the right employees in the run-up to Canada legalizing recreational marijuana in October.
Ontario pot rules restrict retail ownership of licensed producers
TORONTO — An Ontario cannabis retail licence will not be issued to a corporation if more than 9.9 per cent of it is owned or controlled by one or more licensed marijuana producers or their affiliates, the province said Thursday, dealing a blow to pot growers who have stakes in retail.
Prince George Citizen
Alberta's cannabis leadership attracts first-of-its kind trade show to Calgary
Alberta’s pot prominence has lured major marijuana producers to a Calgary gathering meant to strengthen the industry and hobble the black market.
Cannabis industry says it needs more approved growers to meet Canadian demand
More fully-licensed cannabis growers and cultivation space are needed to meet a voracious demand for legal marijuana, a spokesman for the industry said last week.
Cannabis stores will only be open from Thursday to Sunday, SQDC says
After only nine days of operations, the Société québécoise du cannabis announced on Friday that a lack of supply has forced it to reduce the operating hours of its 12 sales outlets to four days a week.