Health Canada proposes strict limits on marijuana packaging, production

The federal government today released the results of its public consultation on the legalization of pot and revealed its proposals for how recreational cannabis will be packaged and regulated. “Over the past two years we have consulted extensively on our plans to legalize, regulate and restrict access to cannabis,” MP Bill Blair, the federal government’s point man on pot legalization, told …

Everything you need to know about CBD oil

Cannabidiol (CBD) may have some health benefits, and it may also pose risks. Products containing the compound are now legal in many American states where marijuana is not. This article will explain what CBD is, its purported health benefits, how to use it, potential risks, and issues surrounding its legality in the United States. In June 2018, the country’s Food …

11 Benefits of CBD Oil & why it’s not what you think.

In Medical Cannabis by adminMay 27, 2018Leave a Comment I love remedies that have many uses, and cannabidiol oil (or CBD or hemp oil) is gaining popularity for this reason. This oil extracted from the hemp plant has come under a lot of legal and moral questions. Opinions may differ but what can’t be ignored is the incredible healing power CBD oil seems …

Is weed good for you? Everything we know about the health effects of cannabis

It’s official. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that recreational potlegalization will come Oct. 17. The law has been passed and provinces and cities throughout the country are preparing for the big day. But how are Canadians prepping? Now that the substance will be readily available to the public, the health debate is back on the table. The health effects of cannabis have …

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Rules around marijuana marketing irk some in the cannabis industry

The rules around how recreational marijuana can be marketed was one of the issues discussed at the Canadian Cannabis Summit in Calgary. Some in the industry fear the rules will present a challenge for cannabis companies, given that ads on Facebook and Google are prohibited, and dispensaries can’t be listed on a Google map. But Crystal DeCnodder, the summit’s co-founder, …

Cannabis cultivators seeing green as salaries rise in Canada

Cannabis At Work released its second annual survey on salaries in Canada’s marijuana industry last week, and found pay scales for cultivation jobs are rising faster than other posts in the pot sector. The group’s founder and CEO Alison McMahon said salaries for jobs like cultivation manager, quality assurance, cultivation technician and processing assistant have all gone up since last year …

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Canada’s 3 biggest legal cannabis facilities in 2018

Since 2013, cannabis has been making moves as Canada’s next cash crop.With legalization on the horizon, production is expanding from strictly medical to include recreational adult-use as well. The demand for pot is on the rise which has several companies rushing to secure a portion in the market, often in the form of large cannabis facilities. But which one is the …