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 …

Marketing Cannabis

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 …

Canadas Largest Cannabis Producers

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 …

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Alberta expects to issue 250 licences for cannabis stores in the first year

This article is from the the Huffington Post. Alberta expects to issue 250 licences for cannabis stores in the first year of operation and says anyone who wants to run a weed shop must undergo extensive background checks. Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the province is balancing the need to provide cannabis with keeping communities safe and the product …

Cannabis Links

Helpful links to official government information about legalizing cannabis in Canada (by province):

SOURC:CTVNews.ca Staff Published Monday, February 26, 2018 2:01PM EST As Canada rolls toward the fulfillment of the federal Liberal government’s election promise to legalize cannabis, CTVNews.ca rounds up links to the consultations, official documents, legislation and other information released from the federal, provincial and territorial governments. Latest news on marijuana legalization in Canada Bill C-45, the so-called Cannabis Act, is …