Canopy Growth has closed large greenhouses in Delta and Aldergrove, B.C. The cannabis company says the closures have resulted in the elimination of approximately 500 positions. In addition to the closures in B.C., the company says it no longer plans to open a third greenhouse in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Canopy Growth CEO David Klein said in a statement that a review by the...
HICAGO — Worried by widespread shortages of products at Illinois cannabis stores, medical marijuana patient David Kurfman took matters into his own hands. He started growing his own. Having suffered from epilepsy most of his life, Kurfman uses medical cannabis to control his seizures without debilitating prescription drugs. But like many medical patients, Kurfman can’t take just any cannabis. He...
“Legalization is supposed to acknowledge that it was wrong to criminalize cannabis in the first place,” says the longtime cannabis activist. Jodie Emery is tired, but not ready to quit. After more than two decades on the frontlines of the fight to legalize marijuana, recent court rulings against her have locked her and several other dispensary owners out of the retail...
(Courtesy of Hawthorne) This article is brought to you by Hawthorne Gardening Company,  providing complete, impactful solutions for growers and their goals. More agriculture professionals than ever are eyeing cannabis as a way to diversify their offerings—especially after 2018 Farm Bill loosened restrictions on hemp. While growing cannabis can be rewarding, it’s a unique crop with a special set of...
While Gayle begs cops to tell him, “What crime did I commit? What did I do?” a handful of law enforcement officials drag him to the ground, punching, wrestling, and attacking him while he cries out for help. A bystander documented the entire encounter on her cell phone, later posting two videos of the incident on Twitter. According to the...
The Board of Directors of the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) has chosen well-known drug policy reform activist, Kassandra Frederique, as its new Executive Director, a role she will assume in September 2020.In an emailed statement, DPA’s board chair, Derek Hodel, announced the appointment of Frederique, calling her a leader with strategic vision, integrity, and passion.Frederique has been...
Philip BjorgeMarch 4, 2020 What is a cannabis tincture? Cannabis tinctures are alcohol-based cannabis extracts—essentially, cannabis-infused alcohol. In fact, tinctures were the main form of cannabis medicine until the United States enacted cannabis prohibition. They’re a great entry point for both recreational and medical consumers looking to ease into smokeless consumption methods. How to make cannabis tinctures (HighGradeRoots/iStock) If you don’t have a full...