ZeusArsenal is an upstart vaporizer accessory company based in the heart of Toronto, Canada. Re-imagining the vaporizing experience, ZeusArsenal couples state-of-the-art technologies with mighty materials to produce exquisite items for every vaporizing enthusiasts collection. Eac...
Canadas largest pharmacy chain inks game-changing medical marijuana distribution deal
Medical marijuana could soon be available through the online store of Canadas largest pharmacy chain in what analysts are calling a groundbreaking deal for the MMJ industry.
Aphria is set to supply the medical cannabis, including leaf and oil, for Toronto-based Shoppers Drug Mart.
The Ontario-based licensed producer will be designated as the preferred supplier as part of a five-year arrangement with the pharmacy chain.
Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Health Canada will have the final say in determining whether Shoppers Drug Mart can become an onlin....
Albertas plan to allow marijuana use in hotels could create huge industry
Alberta is set to become the first province in Canada to give hotel owners the option of allowing recreational marijuana consumption in guest rooms, creating a potentially huge new cannabis tourism sector.
Its also the first time a province has sought to regulate a safe place to legally consume adult-use marijuana outside the confines of a private home.
Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley told Marijuana Business Daily that hotel operators would be able to permit cannabis use in guest rooms where tobacco smoking is permitted.
We recognize that not all Albertans would....
The Joint Blog | November 27, 2017 Legislation that would legalize cannabis for all adults in Canada has been approved by the nations House of Commons in a 200 to 82 vote.
Canadas House of Commons Approves Bill to Legalize Cannabis
Approval of Bill C-45 in the House of Commons sends it to the Canadian Senate for consideration. If approved by the Senate, it will be sent to the Governor General for Royal Assent final approval. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, a supporter of Bill C-45, calls the measures approval in the House an important milestone in the nations plans to reduce organized crime and keep cannabis away from children.
If the measure is passed by the Senate and signed into law, as expected, the possession and personal cultivation of cannabis would become legal for those 18 and older. T....
Marijuana Business Daily | November 9, 2017 We believe hemp-derived CBD oil will be the first to be deregulated. Were building our business entirely focused on that event, said Patrick Frankham,
Canada awaits hemp boom, with companies pivoting to capitalize on CBD
Excitement about hemps market potential is white-hot in Canada, where hemp production already overwhelms the United States and changing regulations could unleash a huge new market for CBD products.
Company after company in Canada is gambling that the government will soon dramatically expand how the nations 120,000 acres of hemp can be used.
In particular, marijuana businesses, food companies, pharmaceutical firms, investors and entrepreneurs expect the Canadian government in coming months will make it easier for growers and processors to extract CBD from hemp leaves and ....
Leading US marijuana retailer LivWell takes significant ownership stake in Canadian producer
One of the largest marijuana retailers in the United States has acquired a significant equity stake in an Alberta cannabis producer, a move that could pave the way for other U.S. companies to enter the Canadian market.
Denver-based LivWell Enlightened Health purchased the undisclosed stake in Lethbridge, Alberta-based 51st Parallel, Marijuana Business Daily has learned.
The deal essentially makes the Canadian company a LivWell affiliate.
Executives from the two privately held companies confirmed the transaction but declined to disclose the financial terms of the deal.
With a Liberal majority government in place, Prime Minister Trudeau and his cabinet have been steamrolling over any potential hurdles that might slow the process of marijuana legalization. But now, CBC News is reporting on a potential bump in the road which could delay the July 2018 deadline, and that is the Senate.
Before the Christmas break, the House of Commons is expected to send Bill C-45 to senators who will undoubtedly go through the legislation with a fine-tooth comb.
The deadline is a political deadline, said Sen. Andr Pratte. Its not a court that imposed that de....
The Joint Blog | November 4, 2017 The Liquor Control Board of Ontario has announced the first cities that will be home to legal marijuana stores.
Ontario Announces the First 14 Cities to Have Legal Marijuana Stores
Last month Ontario officials unveiled their framework for the legal marijuana industry, which includes having 150 marijuana stores open by 2020, with online sales beginning next year. Yesterday, the Liquor Control Board announced the first 14 cities where legal marijuana outlets will be open.
Those cities will be:
Sault Ste. Marie
Ontario is the first province or territory in Canada to put forth a comprehensive plan for the legal marijuana industry. The plan in....
The New York Times | NOV. 4, 2017 | TIVERTON, Ontario
Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada
John Fowler, the chief executive of Supreme Pharmaceuticals, inside the greenhouse complex where the company grows legal marijuana. (image:Cole Burston for The New York Times)
Behind a forbidding high-security fence topped with razor wire, Supreme Pharmaceuticals is busy preparing for the legal marijuana trade, with workers expanding a greenhouse complex where the lucrative crop grows.
But while Supreme looks like it will be ready for the day when prohibition ends, Canadas governments still have a lot of work to do.
Proposing legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana was the easy part for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. With about eight months to go before Canada becomes the second nation after Uruguay to take this step, the fede....
Corona beer owner buys $191 million stake in legal marijuana business
The beer baron behind popular brands like Corona and Modelo are now investing millions into legal pot.
Constellation Brands Americas third-largest alcohol company announced on Monday a $191 million stake in the Canadian marijuana holding company Canopy Growth, reports Business Insider.
The Victor, N.Y. based beverage company will own a 9.9 percent stake in Canopy, which is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker WEED.
Our companys success is the result of our focus on identifying early-stage consumer trends, and this is another step in that direc....
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