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15 Edibles you won't be able to buy when Canada legalizes edibles

Canada is set to legalize the sale of cannabis-infused edibles by October 17, 2019, but not all varieties of infused foods will be available as the current regulations would still prohibit stores from selling certain types of edibles, writes James McClure. 

Here are 15 edibles you still won't be able to buy next October.

Wed
09
Jan

Canadian cannabis industry execs warn weed shortage could last three years

Canadian cannabis industry executives are warning that product shortages in the country could take as long as three years to alleviate. Some insiders believe that cannabis production estimates are too optimistic, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Wed
09
Jan

New Mexico’s pot legalization proposal includes workplace protections

A bill that would legalize recreational cannabis in New Mexico includes workplace protections for employees that use pot while off the job. The bill by Albuquerque Democrats Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino and Rep. Javier Martinez is expected to be introduced in the legislature later this month, according to media reports.

Wed
09
Jan

Distribution agreement struck between The Greater Cannabis Company and iCAN: Israel Cannabis Ltd.

The Greater Cannabis Company, Inc. (GCAN) has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with iCAN Cannabis to expand distribution of GCAN’s eluting patch platform into key global markets.

The LOI calls for including commercial-ready formulations to meet medical and recreational market demands, notes a statement from iCAN: Israel Cannabis, an Israeli developer of cannabis-based formulations, clinical trials and cannabis testing.

“Distribution and marketing rights for iCAN will include Israel, Australia, South Africa, Netherlands, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia, Panama, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Malta, Macedonia and Portuguese territories,” the statement adds.

Wed
09
Jan

A push for racial equity in Connecticut’s cannabis industry

With the Connecticut legislature likely to consider the legal sale of recreational marijuana, advocates are pressing for racial equity in the emerging industry.

“We want the same opportunities that are offered other communities," Kebra Smith-Bolden, of Canna Health and Women Grow CT, "But when you look at states like Massachusetts or Colorado with not even a handful of minority-owned business in the first hundreds of licenses, we have a serious problem that needs to be addressed. So we got together to make sure it gets addressed here and now.”

Smith-Bolden and other advocates have formed a new group focused on achieving racial equity in ownership, employment and consumer access.

Wed
09
Jan

Missouri coffee company launching CBD-infused canned cold brew

The United States’ thriving obsession with CBD-infused coffee products has resulted in another product launch, this time in the American heartland. The Roasterie, a Kansas City company, announced on Monday that it is retailing a canned cold brew with 10 milligrams of CBD.

Wed
09
Jan

How to hide the smell of weed like a pro

Although weed does not smell bad per se, it has a strong, distinct smell that is not easy to ignore. This smell could be irritating to some people, such as your family members. Your friends might have already become accustomed to the smell because they might be your smoking buddies, writes Joseph Lama. 

You do not want your car or house to smell like weed all the time. It will certainly not go down well with your landlord. Whatever reason you may have to hide the smell of weed, these few tips will help you do it like a pro.

Tue
08
Jan

College student uses marijuana merchandise loophole to get around Michigan laws

A month and a day into Michigan's decision to legalize recreational pot usage, Alex Poulos, an enrollee at The University of Detroit Mercy, is using a marijuana merchandise loophole to try to build his Wolverine State-based business. Government officials have not included a date by which anyone can sell the substance, but the budding 22-year-old entrepreneur is sort of making up for that void by including weed as a gift to those who make marijuana merchandise purchases through

Tue
08
Jan

Plans for a marijuana shop near Boston College are met with skepticism by some

Dreams of a reinvented Cleveland Circle collided with fears of widespread marijuana use at a meeting Monday night in Brighton, where residents debated plans to turn the longtime dive bar Mary Ann’s into a recreational marijuana shop.

Several residents said the proposed location was ill-suited for a neighborhood filled with college students and other young residents.

“This is a neighborhood that has a lot of young people,” said Eva, a Brighton resident who declined to give her last name. “They have to be taking good care of their minds and not to be exposed to the temptation to be going and getting marijuana every day.”

Tue
08
Jan

CannTrust applies to list on NYSE

CannTrust Holdings Inc. (TSX: TRST), one of Canada's leading, most trusted licensed producers of cannabis and the 2018 Canadian Cannabis Awards "Top Licensed Producer of the Year", announces that it has applied to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

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