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...
Over the weekend, we returned from long vacations and faced down those New Year’s resolutions. Now, what’s next? Have a beautiful morning with the trending sativa hybrid Tangie Sunrise. Later, pair it with the new season of True Detective, and the NFL season playoffs. Here’s your pop culture and cannabis pairings for the week of Jan. 7-13—let’s Hit This! Shopping...
Selling weed is now completely legal and above the board after city grants a trio of business licences. Weed can now be purchased completely above board at three locations in Vancouver after the city issued business licenses to three different outlets. Evergreen Cannabis Society in Kitsilano and two City Cannabis Co. shops — one on Fraser Street and another on Robson...