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.  […]

Trudeau: Feds will make marijuana legal in Canada on Oct. 17

OTTAWA — Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana as of Oct. 17 — one month later than expected. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the date Wednesday during question period in the House of Commons, which is expected to end the day by rising for a […]

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 […]

Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing US Ban on Pot

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) June 8, 2018— President Donald Trump said Friday that he’s inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the nation’s legal landscape for pot users and businesses. The […]

C-45 Progresses in the Canadian Senate as the Industry Ramps Up

by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily As reported by numerous sources following the progress of Canada’s recreational cannabis legalization bill on May 28, the bill continues to make its way through various amendments proposed following the third reading. Although many of the amendments were of a technical nature, a […]