Canadians have already spent $5.7B on cannabis in the first months of legalization, Vancouver’s first legal cannabis store finally opens for business, and Ontario’s would-be cannabis store operators will be fined $25,000 if they’re not open by April 1. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Top Headlines From Around the Web Canadians Have Already Spent $5.7 Billon on...
The Alberta regulator in charge of the legal marijuana market says supply is improving, but not enough to start issuing new cannabis licences. Cannabis was legalized across Canada on Oct. 17, 2018. On Nov. 21, Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis suspended new applications and said it wouldn’t issue any additional cannabis retail licences until further notice. AGLC said the temporary suspension...
For an herbaceous twist on traditional Christmas cookies, this classy cannabis shortbread recipe strikes the perfect balance between sweet and savory. When baking cannabis-infused sugar cookies, I’ve always noticed how the grassy taste of herb stands out in such a simple recipe, even when covered in icing. Since discovering this savory shortbread recipe from Martha Stewart, I’ve shifted towards infusing...
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It’s safe to say 2018 was a monumental year for cannabis. Canada went legal, California tallied up recreational sales for the first time, and a new farm bill made the business of hemp legit in the eyes of the US government. If that wasn’t enough, two more states approved recreational sales while three approved medical sales. There were so many...
While 2018 was a banner year for cannabis in the Empire State—in recent weeks both Governor Cuomo and New York CIty mayor Bill de Blasio announced their support of an adult-use market—CBD products remain the only recreationally available items for purchase in New York. In the city, CBD has become as ubiquitous as cheap pizza or delayed subway trains; you...
A 100,000-square-foot medical cannabis facility at the former Players Paradise sports facility in Stoney Creek should be up and running by the end of April, with the first harvest ready by late summer. The 565 Seaman St. site is zoned commercial-industrial, which allows cannabis production. The building is receiving a $9-million retrofit. Derek Bravo, operations manager for Green Relief Inc., said...
Cannabis culture has come a long way since the old days of Cheech & Chong, and with that, members of the community are ready to shed the myriad stereotypes that have been heaped cannabis consumers over the years. As times change, so do mindsets, and there are plenty of stoner stereotypes that finally need to go instinct. In honor of...