Daniel BettridgeOctober 11, 2019 Photos by Bill Hawley/LeaflyThough it’s a Vancouver-based brand, Kiaro had to wait a while before it was able to open a store on its own doorstep. In fact, the company actually debuted their first stores in Saskatchewan and had to wait patiently before being given permission to open their flagship Kingsway location, just a stone’s throw...
David DownsOctober 10, 2019 Lev Parnas, left, and Igor Fruman, right, associates of Rudy Giuliani, were arrested on a four-count indictment. The men had key roles in Giuliani's efforts to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation against Biden and his son, Hunter. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP) / (nikamata/iStock) / U.S. District Court indictment documentAmerica’s ongoing drama over the impeachment of...
The Quebec government says it will appeal a decision invalidating parts of Quebec’s cannabis law that prohibited home cultivation. On Sept. 3, Quebec Superior Court Justice Manon Lavoie ruled Quebec’s legislation infringed upon the jurisdiction of the federal government, which has sole responsibility for legislating on criminal matters. The judge ruled unconstitutional the sections of the Quebec Cannabis Regulation Act prohibiting...
Progress has been made in all areas, from testing the product to evaluating distributors. Sproutly Canada Inc. (SPR:CSE; SRUTF:OTCQB) provided in a news release an update on its development of cannabis-infused beverages through its joint venture with OCC Holdings, a Moosehead Breweries affiliate. Joint venture CEO Matthew Oland, a former Moosehead senior executive, said his team has made significant pre-commercialization strides...
Christine GiraudOctober 10, 2019 (SurfUpVector, Avector/iStock)When the cannabis legalization wave started, it was naively believed that legal weed would mean clean weed. However, legality hasn’t magically alleviated the hard reality of crop failure, and when you can’t get bank loans, crop insurance, or file for bankruptcy, synthetic pesticides start to look good for a cannabis grower.Because of the federal prohibition...
Shaleen Title and Michael S. SinhaOctober 10, 2019 Banning all vaping products only pushes consumers into the polluted illicit market and onto deadly tobacco cigarettes, the authors argue. (DedMityay/iStock)  This article originally ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer and is reprinted with permission. aping-related illnesses have captured the attention of public officials and news media alike, and the evidence is alarming. According to...
annabis is frequently compared to an evening glass of wine or an afternoon cup of tea. Can lovers of both these beverages use their drink preferences to pick a new favorite strain? We think it’s worth a shot. The following recommendations don’t just mimic your favorite drink’s flavor profile, but also aim to fit with its usual place in your...