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Interview – John Arbuthnot CEO of Delta-9 Outstanding Quarterly Results and COVID-19 Business Impact

Delta-9 just released its best quarterly results turning a profit. With Cannabis being declared an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic we spoke with CEO John Arbuthnot to find out how he is protecting both his employees and the bottom line. By Andrew Shaw, Publisher of Cannabis Daily – See Delta-9 Q4 & Year End Results Press Release. AS [00:00:55]…

The Largest Pot Stock in the World Is Cutting Production Big Time

Roughly a year and a half ago, Canadian marijuana stocks were expected to take the global lead in making cannabis a mainstream product. But despite having this pole position among developed countries, regulatory and operational issues have caused the Canadian pot industry to face-plant. More specifically, Canadian cannabis growers have been stymied by Health Canada and provincial-level regulatory agencies. Health…

Cannabis Canada: Pot industry added nearly $7.24B to GDP in August, StatsCan says

Canada’s cannabis industry represented $7.24 billion to the country’s gross domestic product in December, slightly below a revised $7.25 billion made in the prior month, according to latest figures released by Statistics Canada. The country’s legal cannabis market represents $3.0 billion of economic output to Canada’s GDP, an increase of 138 per cent when recreational pot was legalized in Oct.…

NSLC plans to more than double the number of cannabis stores in Nova Scotia

Shopping for legal weed in Nova Scotia is about to get a little more convenient for cannabis-loving Maritimers. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corp., the province’s sole licensed cannabis retailer, has announced that more locations will start selling cannabis, which will more than double the number of legal retailers available to Nova Scotians, CBC reports. The new moves are the province’s…

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World’s First Psychedelics PR Agency Launched By Canadian Cannabis Professionals

A team of Canadian cannabis industry professionals have launched the world’s first public relations agency focused on cannabis, psychedelics and other emerging regulated markets – all with heightened transparency not often seen in traditional PR. Along with years of combined experience working in the regulated Canadian cannabis sector, the company’s team is ushering in a new approach to PR services…

Are There Too Many Hurdles In Marijuana To Make Money?

Marijuana companies have many battles towards profitability, causing investors to sour on cannabis stocks. Making money in the marijuana industry isn’t easy. Due to the plant’s federally illegal status, it prohibits cannabis companies from accessing many financial services available to other entrepreneurs. Failure is not an option, as bankruptcy or short-term loans aren’t accessible in many cases. Instead, companies have…

Vancouver entrepreneur’s CBD drink to be included in Oscars gift bag

It’s lights, camera, action for a Vancouver entrepreneur whose CBD drink is headed to this year’s Academy Awards. Jigme Love, a Vancouver entrepreneur, is the founder of Infuzed Thirst, a CBD-infused canned sparkling water drink that promises zero calories, zero sugar and natural flavours. Cans of Infuzed Thirst will be included in duffle swag bags being gifted to stars in…

Canada Still Not Raking in as Much Marijuana Revenue as Planned

Two years in, Canada still isn’t bringing in nearly as much tax revenue from marijuana sales as it had projected. Its mistakes provide some valuable lessons for other governments hoping legalization can balancing their budgets. The National Post reports that the country’s government had expected to bring in $100 million in revenue for fiscal year 2019–20. Now it’s projecting only…

10 Mainstream Businesses Betting On CBD

CBD’s takeover and introduction into the mainstream has been unprecedented, making many well-known business eager to get involved. CBD has been called the “next gold rush” so many times that the phrase is starting to lose its impact. Still, the numbers don’t lie, and everything suggests that CBD wellness products are here to stay. Although reading about CBD’s success is…

Cannabis Beauty Products: Everything You Wanted to Know About Marijuana in the Beauty Industry

Cannabis in beauty products? Sounds like a good idea, considering our increasing awareness of the plant’s wellness potential. The beauty industry is one of the fastest-growing industries. Snake venom, snail mucus, and many other unusual ingredients became part of our everyday skincare routine in no time. The same goes for cannabis. In order to get the maximum effect from their…

Canada’s Marijuana Sales Top $100 Million in a Month for the First Time

It’s pretty incredible what a difference a year can make. At this time last year, cannabis stocks were flying high, and the expectation had been that most brand-name companies would push toward recurring profitability by the end of the year. Of course, hindsight being what it is, we know this didn’t happen. High tax rates in select U.S. states, persistent…