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U of a Lights Up Medical Cannabis Research Through $300,000 Donation

A new donation is fuelling research at the University of Alberta into the use of medical cannabis to treat some incurable diseases. The $300,000 in funding from Atlas Biotechnologies, an Edmonton-based medical cannabis producer, will...

B.C. Cannabis Shop Covers Window with Photo of Frontier Mountie. RCMP Wants it Removed

‘I saw it as a tribute to the RCMP, to be honest,’ says operator of Cranbrook store Jeff Weaver has been jumping through the legal hoops required to set up Jimmy’s Cannabis shop in Cranbrook,...

Struggle to Open Tecumseh, Ont. Hemp Shop Due to ‘Massive Confusion’ in Cannabis Industry

‘Everybody’s scared’: Owners say it was hard to find insurance, landlord and bank support. Opening a hemp-based business for two moms in Tecumseh, Ont. has involved more than a year of red tape and roadblocks,...

One man’s crusade to open-source cannabis DNA

David BienenstockDecember 9, 2019 If the cannabis genome map for various strains are already published, nobody can patent them—and lock them up. (Gillian Levine for Leafly) n the late 1990s, Kevin McKernan worked as a research...

Cannabis farmers scramble to protect heirloom seeds from Big Ag

David BienenstockDecember 9, 2019 (Gillian Levine for Leafly) very June, the cannabis software company Meadow hosts a multi-day conference in a California redwood forest. Held at an old Boy Scout camp near Navarro, about 140 miles north of...

The Ganja Culture of India

CANNABIS CULTURE – In India we are dealing with a sacramental role for cannabis ranging from ancient times to the present day. This continued use of cannabis through the millennia offers many insights into...

Win a gift basket from Spiritleaf (valued at $400+)

Leafly Canada StaffDecember 9, 2019 Photo by Jesse Milns Leafly Canada is kicking off the holiday season with a little help from our friends! Starting December 8 and running for 12 consecutive days, we’re giving away more...

420: How It Became A Day of Appreciation

Among the many holidays celebrated around the world, on April 20, abbreviated as 420, cannabis enthusiasts come together to appreciate cannabis. Aside from ingesting cannabis with loved ones or rocking out at...

Israel Rescinds Moratorium On Cannabis Import and Export, Now What?

Cannabis export from Israel has received the final government approval, after one year of waiting. The Israeli cannabis industry has been stymied largely for quite a while, largely in part to U.S. President Trump asking...

As More Pro Athletes Use Cannabis for Aches and Pain, the More They Run...

There was a notable face missing at last fall’s Ironman 70.3 World Championships in France. Instead of racing as expected, American Lauren Goss, 31, who had a string of wins at the distance and...
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