City councillors are unanimous in their support of allowing legal cannabis retail stores in Brantford. “It’s time we opted in,” said Mayor Kevin Davis at a community development committee meeting on Tuesday. Davis has been working with the province over the past year to help municipalities get more control over where stores can be located and to get a bigger cut...
Cannabis customers are gobbling up the new edible products introduced this week in Ontario’s legal pot shops. Stores are selling out of the pot-laced gummies, cookies and chocolates — as well as new vape and tea products — as soon as they hit the shelves, several proprietors say. “They are going very, very quickly,” says Lana Paraskevopoulos, general manager of the...
Cannabis retailers will face same problems under new system, says Brock University professor. An Ontario business professor says New Brunswick should consider allowing cannabis retailers to sell their product within other stores, rather than forcing operators to sell their product in stand-alone locations. Michael Armstrong, an associate professor of operations research at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont., said it’s difficult...
Leafly PodcastsJanuary 17, 2020 (CSA-Archive/iStock) Leafly Podcast The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Ashley Schwellenbach in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Episode 124: How to get kicked out of a one-horse town This week: We talk with Mikel Weisser about the fine art of cannabis legalization campaigning in rural Arizona. WTF is this all about now? Every Friday the Roll-Up...
Jesse B. StaniforthJanuary 17, 2020 oksanaphoto/iStock Between November 2018 and October 2019 (roughly speaking, Canada’s first year of legalization), US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents seized 2,214 kg of cannabis from travellers bound for the US—representing an increase of roughly 75% from the previous 1,259 kg seized the year before. However, thanks to major seizures—like the 18 kg of cannabis carried...
Trevor HenningsJanuary 17, 2020 (Amy Phung/Leafly) Cannabis plants, like all living things, go through a series of stages as they grow and mature. If you’re interested in cultivating cannabis, it’s especially important to understand the changes a plant undergoes during its life cycle, as each stage of growth requires different care. Different stages call for different amounts of light, nutrients, and water. They also...
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