Jesse B. StaniforthJanuary 24, 2020 Photo by Jesse Milns/Leafly Legalization’s promise to change Canada’s cannabis landscape is coming true in many ways. This week an unexpected change stunned Toronto’s cannabis community and the wider Canadian cannabis sector. Toronto businessperson, activist, and cannabis advocate Abi Roach, founder of beloved Kensington Market vapour lounge the HotBox Lounge & Shop, announced she was stepping...
It’s time for us to get off our high horses about parents who like to unwind with a little cannabis. It’s been more than a year since recreational cannabis use became legal in Canada, yet parents who like to smoke a little marijuana to unwind after a long day of wiping boogers and taming tantrums say others look down on...
Jesse Milns/Leafly Cannabis is undeniably the latest economic sector to enter the world of craft production. For some licensed producers, a focus on craft is about helping consumers gain a deeper understanding of their cannabis, including where it comes from and how it is produced. As an early adopter of this approach to craft cannabis, Figr–a licensed producer with facilities in...
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....