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Canada needs weed edibles strong enough to rival black market products, according to industry leaders asking Health Canada to increase the limit

Three years after cannabis’ legalization in Canada, prominent figures in the industry are seeing surges in requests for higher THC in packaged edibles. Currently, the standard for legal edibles and infused beverages is capped at 10mg per package. Those who want a more intense sensation or who have higher tolerances are forced to look elsewhere. Many are turning to the…

High Tide expands into Saskatoon with opening of new Canna Cabana cannabis store, 126th in Canada

High Tide has begun selling recreational cannabis products and consumption accessories for adult use at its Canna Cabana retail cannabis store located at 2102 22 Street West in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan This opening represents High Tide’s 126th branded retail location across Canada, and 10th in Saskatchewan, selling recreational cannabis products and consumption accessories. The store is High Tide’s first location in Saskatoon, which is the largest city…

Star Buds Cannabis Co. partners with DoorDash Canada to launch cannabis pickup in Ontario

Canadian cannabis retailer, Star Buds Cannabis Co., brings in-app cannabis ordering and pickup to consumers in Barrie and Innisfil Star Buds Cannabis Co., a Canadian cannabis retailer, operating under CordovaCann Corp. (CSE:CDVA) (OTCQB:LVRLF) in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia, has entered into a partnership with DoorDash Technologies Canada to launch cannabis pickup on the DoorDash Marketplace app. The initial launch will be across Star Buds locations in Barrie and Innisfil,…

Tilray Medical launches sleep-oriented CBN Night Oil for medical cannabis patients in Canada

Tilray Brands, Inc. (“Tilray” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: TLRY; TSX: TLRY), a leading global cannabis and consumer packaged goods company inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life, today announced that its medical cannabis brand, Aphria, has launched CBN Night Oil, the brand’s first CBN oil medical product formulated for patients’ nighttime use. Blair MacNeil, President, Tilray Canada,…

Canada’s big banks see positive outlook while cannabis growers struggle with latest earnings. Here are the past week’s winners and losers

The bank always wins, and last week was no exception. Among the many quarterly earnings released by Canada’s major financial institutions, Scotiabank’s stood out for a 12 per cent profit increase compared with those in the same quarter a year earlier. Analysts found a bright spot in Scotiabank’s commercial lending programs, where loan balances grew 19 per cent in the…

Phoenix Canada Oil Company Limited Signs Letter of Intent for Reverse Takeover Transaction with ZYUS Life Sciences Inc.

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phoenix Canada Oil Company Limited Signs Letter of Intent for Reverse Takeover Transaction with ZYUS Life Sciences Inc. READ MORE: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220529005066/en/Phoenix-Canada-Oil-Company-Limited-Signs-Letter-of-Intent-for-Reverse-Takeover-Transaction-with-ZYUS-Life-Sciences-Inc./?feedref=JjAwJuNHiystnCoBq_hl-W8j9Oi60kFTomUxRDB8jhB7TDOU5CqE9t5WwBA1inzlrCOi9QzgjCezTS3Nw_X6kJUrpSBm-Hav1w-UkdSlG3kCXJZE-1b1nXn968wYfofVIbE9ZC1pD3bt6lQgRU5j6g==

Item 9 Labs Corp. signs definitive agreement to acquire Sessions Cannabis, one of Canada’s largest cannabis retail franchisors

  Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTCQX: INLB) (the “Company”) — a vertically integrated cannabis dispensary franchisor and operator that produces premium, award-winning products — announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sessions Cannabis (“Sessions”), one of Canada’s largest cannabis retail franchisors. “This is a transformative acquisition that fast-tracks our entry into the Canadian market and brings tremendous value to our shareholders,” said…

Cannabis has more room to grow in Canada

Some feel there are too many dispensaries in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province.  But a new study suggests there is more room to grow. Canada’s cannabis market has seen better days.  Over the last few weeks, multiple Canadian operators have released earnings reports showing sequential declines in revenue.  Partly to blame is an oversaturated market that retailers say is driving down sales. …

Gaia Grow’s Canadian cannabis laboratory Tru Extracts receives sales amendment to its Health Canada licence

Gaia Grow Corp. (the “Company” or “Gaia”) (CSE:GAIA) (Frankfurt:GG0) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, TruExtracts Laboratories (“TRU”), has received an amendment to its Health Canada licence that permits the company to supply extracts, edibles, and topicals directly to provincial distributors, retailers in select provinces, and licensed sellers of medical cannabis.  Receipt of the sales amendment marks the final…