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 […]

Is the cannabis industry armed against privacy breaches?

Paul Saabas, Vice President, Shred-it   Cannabis licensed producers (LPs) in Canada are currently facing a unique economic opportunity. As the first G7 country to legalize adult-use cannabis, industry players in this market are moving at a rapid pace. Amidst seemingly boundless opportunities, media excitement and landmark legal decisions, the […]

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.  […]

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 […]

How Trump’s trade battles are affecting the marijuana industry

 By Bart Schaneman, Marijuana Business Daily The Trump administration’s imposition of tariffs on China is expected to have a direct impact on several sectors of the marijuana industry – in particular, cannabis vaporizer companies. Others likely to be affected include: Cultivation operations that want to expand their greenhouse facilities. Growers that […]

Orca Touchscreen Technologies Shareholders Approve Amalgamation with Biome Grow

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orca Touchscreen Technologies Ltd. (CSE:OAA) (FSE:6OT) (OTC-Pink:ORTFF) (the “Company” or “Orca”) is pleased to report that all matters submitted to the shareholders of the Company (the “Shareholders”) for approval as set out in the Company’s Notice of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders […]

B.C. Announces Central Cannabis Warehouse and Online Platform

CALEB MCMILLAN, 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.  […]

Meet Nova Scotia’s 3 legal cannabis growers

By Paul Palmeter · CBC News The race is on for growers to achieve the next level of licensing from Health Canada — the licence to sell. An employee at the Wentworth-based Breathing Green Solutions. (Paul Palmeter/CBC) It might sound like a setup line to a joke. What do an […]

With Legalization Colorado Invited Growers into the State. Here’s What Happened

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by Eric Vengroff, Senior Financial Analyst, The exposé that the CBC aired a few days ago (embedded in this article) illustrates the sad state of affairs in certain areas of Colorado, the first state in the U.S. to pass legalization laws for the recreational consumption of Cannabis. With this […]

How to Invest in Cannabis – In Its Many Forms

As cannabis becomes more and more legal, investors have started to wonder what that means for them.  Weed could be a good investment. When states and countries legalize cannabis, new businesses appear out of nowhere. California legalized recreational marijuana at the very beginning of 2018. Within two weeks, two dozen […]