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420 with CNW – COVID19 a Boost as Recreational Cannabis Turns Two in Canada

Two years after recreational cannabis sales became legal in Canada, the industry is flourishing. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the Great White North’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating increased sales, more brick and mortar stores, and competitive pricing. Although the industry has struggled to compete with the black market ever since Canada legalized recreational cannabis in October 2018, it has recently…

Sproutly Receives Amendment of its License from Health Canada Permitting Sales of Cannabis 2.0 Products Directly to Provinces & Territories

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 15, 2020– Sproutly Canada, Inc. (CSE: SPR) (OTCQB: SRUTF) (FSE: 38G) (“ Sproutly ” or the “ Company ”) announced today that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Toronto Herbal Remedies Inc., ( “THR” ), a licensed producer and processor under the Cannabis Act, has received an amended extract sales license from Health Canada (the “ Sales License ”). Under its Sales License, THR is now…

The face of legal cannabis doesn’t reflect Canada’s population: It’s mostly white and male

A new policy brief confirms what comics from Sara Silverman to home-grown weed hero Seth Rogen have said for years: Canada’s legal cannabis industry is headed by white males and could be made fairer and better by adding diversity. Speaking about the cannabis industry from a North American perspective, Silverman took part in comedy show earlier this year to raise…

SpeakEasy has received Health Canada approval to operate its 53,200 sq ft production and processing facility opening the door to a rapidly growing market

ROCK CREEK, BC, Oct. 13, 2020 /CNW/ – SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. (CSE: EASY) (Frankfurt: 39H) (the “Company” or “SpeakEasy“) a holder of a federal licence to cultivate, process and sell cannabis under the Cannabis Act, is proud to announce it has received an amendment to its licence to include 13,300 sq ft of its 53,200 sq ft new facility which will be used to process the…

Pure Extract Technologies Awarded Standard Processing License by Health Canada, Eyes Expansion Plans

Pure Extract Technologies has been awarded Standard Processing License by Health Canada The license will enable the Company to produce, sell cannabis & hemp products to other Licenced Producers in its purpose-built facility located near Whistler, Canada Canada’s ability to export worldwide coupled with Company’s EU-GMP compliant facility makes Pure Extracts a natural partner for companies involved within international distribution…

Heritage Cannabis Teams with Patient Choice to Offer Medical Cannabis to Patients Across Canada

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Heritage Cannabis Teams with Patient Choice to Offer Medical Cannabis to Patients Across Canada READ MORE: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201007005473/en/Heritage-Cannabis-Teams-with-Patient-Choice-to-Offer-Medical-Cannabis-to-Patients-Across-Canada/?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-W8j9Oi60kFTomUxRDB8jhB7TDOU5CqE9t5WwBA1inzlrCOi9QzgjCezTS3Nw_X6kJUrpSBm-Hav1w-UkdSlG3kCXJZE-1b1nXn968wYfofVIbE9ZC1pD3bt6lQgRU5j6g==

Canada: Legal pot sales continue to eat into illicit market

The legal cannabis industry continued to make inroads against its illicit counterparts, as one-quarter of all sales took place among regulated players in the first quarter of the year, according to new data from the Ontario Cannabis Store. The provincial pot distributor’s quarterly review showed that the province controlled a 25.1-per-cent share of the cannabis market in the fiscal first quarter of 2020,…

Pure Extract Technologies Inc. Receives Health Canada Standard Processing License

Vancouver, B.C., September 30, 2020 – Big Sky Petroleum Corporation (TSX-V: BSP.H) (“Big Sky”) and Pure Extract Technologies Inc. (“Pure Extracts”) are pleased to announce that further to the Big Sky news release dated February 19, 2020 announcing its proposed acquisition (the “Proposed Transaction”) of Pure Extracts, pursuant to which Big Sky will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Pure Extract…

Freedom Cannabis Receives Processing License from Health Canada

EDMONTON, AB, Sep. 29, 2020 /CNW/ – Freedom Cannabis Inc. (“Freedom” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it received our “Standard Processing License” from Health Canada on September 25, 2020. This license solidifies Freedom’s ability to launch next-generation cannabis products for medicinal and retail sale through vertically integrated seed to sale operations. “Freedom’s license allows us to produce and develop cannabis products…

Village Farms International Announces Pure Sunfarms’ Receipt of Health Canada Approval Enabling It to Commence Cannabis Extraction Operations

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Village Farms International, Inc. (“Village Farms” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: VFF) (TSX: VFF) today announced that Pure Sunfarms has received from Health Canada an amendment to its standard cannabis processing license that authorizes the sale of cannabis extract, as well as edible and topical cannabis products, produced by Pure Sunfarms at its processing operations located within its…

Wildflower Partners with Rubicon Organics to Bring Wildflower CBD Products to Canada

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 16, 2020 /CNW/ – Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN) (OTC: WLDFF) (the “Company”) announces that Wildflower CBD products will soon be available in Canada, after signing a Brand Licensing Agreement with Rubicon Organics, Inc. (“Rubicon Organics”)(“C.ROMJ“). Included in the launch are two of Wildflower’s award-winning CBD topicals, the CBD Cool Stick and CBD Relief Stick, are planned to be launched in Canada in the first half of 2021. The…