Cannabis companies ramp up marketing as Health Canada warns them not to advertise pot

JACQUIE MILLER, Postmedia Network, Inc. Cannabis companies are intensifying efforts to get attention for their brands even as Health Canada launches another crackdown on the promotion of pot. Oct 11, 2018  -There appears to be a game of regulatory chicken emerging. Some companies are seemingly testing the boundaries with billboards, […]

CBP Statement on Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana and Crossing the Border

Release Date: September 21, 2018 UPDATED: 10/09/2018 U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforces the laws of the United States and U.S. laws will not change following Canada’s legalization of marijuana. Requirements for international travelers wishing to enter the United States are governed by and conducted in accordance with U.S. Federal […]

NICHE Canada’s Cannabis & Our Community Series Continues in Calgary October 23rd

by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily NICHE Canada, the National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education, is running a series of community awareness events that serve to elevate the common base knowledge level regarding cannabis  for Canadian businesses, health and human resource professionals, cannabis industry participants and other stakeholders.  […]

DEA Greenlights Epidiolex. What’s Next for CBD and the Cannabis Industry?

Eric Sandy, Cannabis Business Times Distribution Grower/Agriculture Infused Products Medical News Politics September 28, 2018 – This week, the Drug Enforcement Administration placed Epidiolex, a drug that includes cannabis-derived compounds—specifically, cannabidiol (CBD)—in Schedule V, a far less restrictive oversight category than CBD’s Schedule I classification. Following the drug’s recent approval from the Food and Drug […]

New Ontario Cannabis Regulations Could Be a Breath of Fresh Air

Opinion editorial By Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily As reported by the Globe and Mail this morning, the Ontario government is putting in place a set of regulations that will have widespread implications for both business owners and consumers.  These moves will also be major steps in normalizing and […]

Has Canadian Marijuana Officially Bypassed Mainstream and Gone Corporate?

By Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily Aug 2, 2018 –  The recent announcements a day apart by Manulife (TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945), Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP; TSX: TPX), and The Hydropothecary Corporation (“HEXO”) (TSX: HEXO), add continued fuel to the Canadian cannabis arms race and show conclusively […]

One Stop Shops? Not with the Kids. NSLC Shows Their Store.

By Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily Following up from their previously announced strategy, and as reported by Jessica Leeder in the Globe and Mail the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) showed off their first retail outlet, which they say is the only retail outlet in the world that combines […]

British Columbia’s Liquor Board Announces the Province’s 31 Bud Suppliers

By Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily Last Wednesday, British Columbia’s Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) announced that it had signed memorandums of understanding with 31 licensed producers of non-medical cannabis “to form an extensive and competitive wholesale product assortment”. This will include over 150 strains, ranging in quality, from value […]

Alberta Announces the ‘Lucky 13’

by Eric Vengroff, Senior Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily As Alberta gets ‘ready to roll’ (from their own press release – pun absolutely intended) with its plans for the implementation of the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17th, the AGLC has announced the federally licensed producers (LPs) were selected from […]

Cannabis Promotion in Canada? See Tobacco. Tobacco Promotion in Canada? See Kryptonite.

Editorial by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily Kryptonite NOUN 1.  (in the fictional word of the cartoon, TV, and film character Superman) an alien mineral that has the property of depriving Superman of his powers. 1.1 Something that can seriously weaken or harm a particular person or thing.  (Source: […]

Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana: What’s Next for Pot Stocks?

Marijuana buds next to piece of paper with "Yes!" written on it on top of tiny Canadian flags

Keith Speights –The Motley Fool  Weed won. On Tuesday night, the Canadian Senate voted 52-29 to pass bill C-45, also known as The Cannabis Act. This was the final legislative hurdle to jump for recreational marijuana to become legalized in Canada. The only requirement now is royal assent by a […]