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SiliCycle receives its cannabis processing license from Health Canada

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 5, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Senior management of SiliCycle is pleased to have taken a new step towards the commercialization of purified extracts of various cannabinoids with the obtention of its cannabis processing license from Health Canada. The Quebec-based company can thus move forward to transform the biomass of hemp and cannabis into pure, high-quality extracts. The authorization provided by Health…

ZYUS Life Sciences Receives Medical Sales License from Health Canada

Medical Sales License allows ZYUS to enroll medical cannabis patients August 04, 2020 07:35 AM Eastern Daylight Time SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZYUS Life Sciences Inc. (“ZYUS”), a next-generation life sciences company leading scientific research and development in phyto-therapeutics, is pleased to announce that effective July 31, 2020, it received its Health Canada Medical Sales License, marking another important step on the…

Health Canada Approves Cannabis Research License for EnWave’s Canadian Headquarters

July 27, 2020 09:00 ET | Source: EnWave Corporation VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW | FSE:E4U) (“EnWave”, or the “Company”) announced today that the Company has obtained a Research License from Health Canada under the Cannabis Act for its Vancouver-based facilities (the “License”). With a pilot plant that is now approved for independent research and development for cannabis products, EnWave…

Organigram Launches Trailblazer Snax, the Largest, Competitively Priced Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Bar in Canada

MONCTON, New Brunswick, July 28, 2020–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Organigram Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OGI) (TSX: OGI), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, is pleased to announce the launch of its most recent cannabis 2.0 product Trailblazer Snax, a premium-quality, value-priced, cannabis-infused chocolate bar. Made with premium quality ingredients […] READ MORE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/organigram-launches-trailblazer-snax-the-largest-competitively-priced-cannabis-infused-chocolate-bar-in-canada/

This interim solution to the Health Canada-rejected Trailer Park Buds packaging is actually quite on-brand

The company behind the embattled Trailer Park Buds brand, which was rejected by Health Canada for being non-compliant with the Cannabis Act, decided against repackaging the discount nugs originally planned to be promoted by east coast celebs the Trailer Park Boys. Instead, in what many would call a very on-brand move, they simply redacted the “Trailer Park” part on the…

Canada Marijuana Dispensary Count Tops 1,000 For the First Time

In less than two years after the country legalized recreational cannabis, Canada has reached an important milestone. According to a report in BNN Bloomberg, the country’s dispensary count crossed the 1,000 mark as of July 17, landing at 1,010. No. 2 is the province where some of the highest-quality Canadian cannabis has traditionally come from, British Columbia (211 dispensaries). READ…

One of Canada’s oldest medical cannabis dispensaries was just raided… again

On Wednesday morning, the Victoria Police Department and the Community Safety Unit (CSU) raided the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club, a longstanding institution that has been providing medicinal cannabis to those in need for almost 25 years.  The club was also last raided in November. Following that raid, both the local city council and the mayor voiced their support for the…

Canada House Wellness Group Announces $6.5 Million Strategic Investment From Archerwill Investments

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TORONTO, July 16, 2020 /CNW/ – Canada House Wellness Group Inc. (CSE: CHV) (“Canada House“, or the “Company“), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a subscription agreement (the “Subscription Agreement“) with Archerwill Investments Inc. (“Archerwill“) for a strategic investment in Canada House (the “Transaction“). Transaction Highlights Archerwill will invest $6,500,000 in the form…

Exploring Canada’s cannabis sector

MCN speaks with industry expert Jamie Shaw about cannabis sector regulation in Canada, the issues patients still encounter, and industry sexism. Jamie Shaw is a Director of the British Columbia Independent Cannabis Association, an incorporated nonprofit body representing stakeholders from every stage of British Columbia’s cannabis sector. Shaw, who is also a founding partner at Groundwork Consulting and Director of…

Head of cannabis retailer says Canada needs thousands more stores to compete with black market weed

The chief executive officer of independent cannabis retailer Fire and Flower Holdings said this week Canada needs 4,000 pot shops in order to compete with the country’s still-thriving black market.  In an interview with BNN Bloomberg, Trevor Fencott said the Canadian illicit market for weed is still more efficient than the legal one, which has suffered numerous setbacks since legalization…

Edmonton-area company set to be Canada’s largest producer of cannabis-infused gummies

A new cannabis-infused gummy producer near Edmonton is set to be the largest in the country. Dynaleo received its production licence from Health Canada last week. The company has a 26,000-square-foot warehouse in an industrial park just south of the city.  “The next phase of that would be getting our sales licence which we’re currently very excited about,” said Kristy Skwaruk, Dynaleo’s director of…