Health Canada Announces Proposed Regulations for Cannabis Edibles, Extracts, and Topicals

by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst December 20, 2018 – Health Canada released its proposed regulations for cannabis products that currently are not available for sale in legal channels in Canada, namely edibles, extracts (inhaled or ingested), beverages, and topical creams or patches.  The focus clearly appears to be on the […]

Details on Ontario’s New Private Cannabis Retail Lottery

Details on Ontario’s New Private Cannabis Retail Lottery By Whitney Abrams | December 14, 2018 Since the AGCO’s first announcement about the private retail process in Ontario, aspiring private cannabis retailers in Ontario anxiously awaited December 17th, the day upon which the AGCO formerly stated it would release its application […]

Trump ousts Jeff Sessions as attorney general

By Jeff Smith, Marijuana Business Daily   U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who less than a year ago stunned the marijuana industry by ripping up Obama-era protections for state-legal MJ businesses, has been forced out by President Trump. The development could ease industry concerns that the Department of Justice will unleash […]

Midterm elections and marijuana: Part III, recreational use initiatives

By Rick Schettino, Potnetwork.com Midterm voters in seven states will be deciding the fate of 36 cannabis policy reform measures on November 6. In addition to these, there are also numerous municipal marijuana tax and licensing proposals. What changes will voters be pondering as they enter their polling place? How […]

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 […]

Remember When?

Opinion Editorial – by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily “Everything that follows, is a result of what you see here…” Dr. Alfred Lanning’s hologram from the movie I, Robot,  2004 As Canada collectively gets ready for recreational adult-use cannabis next week, the Globe and Mail reported last week that Canada’s […]

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.  […]

Cannabis Drinks Expo Announces Canopy Growth Corp. CEO Bruce Linton Will Headline Event

Canadian cannabis industry superstar will join the July 2019 trade show in San Francisco San Francisco, California – The first-ever Cannabis Drinks Expo, set to take place on July 25, 2019 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, will feature as a headline speaker prominent cannabis industry executive Bruce Linton, […]

Ontario said to announce big change in plans for marijuana retailing under Doug Ford

The Ontario government will reportedly allow private stores to sell marijuana once recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17.Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck

By Geoff Zochodne – financialpost.com Evidence mounting that new government will allow private sector to sell pot. Canada’s biggest market for legalized marijuana may end up being a bit more laissez-faire than first imagined. According to reports from the Globe and Mail and Vice News, the Ontario government is preparing to announce that […]

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: […]

B.C. Announces Central Cannabis Warehouse and Online Platform

CALEB MCMILLAN, cannabislifenetwork.com JUNE 24, 2018 Who are the lobbyists for Shopify? Because they’re doing great work. Great, in the sense that they’re excelling at crony-capitalism… not something to be proud of, but I digress. Shopify will be handling the online cannabis sales for not only Ontario but British Columbia as well.  […]

Here’s how Canada compares with the rest of the world when it comes to cannabis legalization

By Anisha Dhiman – TheGrowthOp.com From the must-visit cafes in Amsterdam to the model nation, Uruguay, take a look at the canna-scopic view of the industry worldwide. In 2001, Canada legalized medical marijuana and, in turn, became the first-ever country to regulate the medicinal use of marijuana. Now, as Canada […]