Laura TennantOctober 11, 2019 Scientists have long believed there is an important link between the endocannabinoid system and the male reproductive system, and current research indicates that using cannabis could negatively impact a man’s fertility. A large clinical study found that men who used cannabis at least once per week had a 29% lower sperm count than men who did...
Retired NBA star Jamal Mashburn joined the board of cannabis health and wellness company Revolution Global as an advisor, the company announced on Thursday. Mashburn, a former forward who played for teams that included the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks, became the latest in a series of former athletes promoting the booming legal pot industry. Mashburn, who operates Papa John’s...
Daniel BettridgeOctober 11, 2019 Photos by Bill Hawley/LeaflyThough it’s a Vancouver-based brand, Kiaro had to wait a while before it was able to open a store on its own doorstep. In fact, the company actually debuted their first stores in Saskatchewan and had to wait patiently before being given permission to open their flagship Kingsway location, just a stone’s throw...
David DownsOctober 10, 2019 Lev Parnas, left, and Igor Fruman, right, associates of Rudy Giuliani, were arrested on a four-count indictment. The men had key roles in Giuliani's efforts to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation against Biden and his son, Hunter. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP) / (nikamata/iStock) / U.S. District Court indictment documentAmerica’s ongoing drama over the impeachment of...
The Quebec government says it will appeal a decision invalidating parts of Quebec’s cannabis law that prohibited home cultivation. On Sept. 3, Quebec Superior Court Justice Manon Lavoie ruled Quebec’s legislation infringed upon the jurisdiction of the federal government, which has sole responsibility for legislating on criminal matters. The judge ruled unconstitutional the sections of the Quebec Cannabis Regulation Act prohibiting...
Progress has been made in all areas, from testing the product to evaluating distributors. Sproutly Canada Inc. (SPR:CSE; SRUTF:OTCQB) provided in a news release an update on its development of cannabis-infused beverages through its joint venture with OCC Holdings, a Moosehead Breweries affiliate. Joint venture CEO Matthew Oland, a former Moosehead senior executive, said his team has made significant pre-commercialization strides...
Christine GiraudOctober 10, 2019 (SurfUpVector, Avector/iStock)When the cannabis legalization wave started, it was naively believed that legal weed would mean clean weed. However, legality hasn’t magically alleviated the hard reality of crop failure, and when you can’t get bank loans, crop insurance, or file for bankruptcy, synthetic pesticides start to look good for a cannabis grower.Because of the federal prohibition...