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Illicit Toronto Dispensary Refuses to Be Stonewalled thumbnail

Illicit Toronto Dispensary Refuses to Be Stonewalled

This week, Toronto bylaw enforcement officials closed the four locations associated with outlaw dispensary chain CAFE and placed large 4,000-pound concrete blocks in front of the store. Toronto Municipal Licensing and Standards officials closed the premises on an interim under the authority of the provincial Cannabis Control Act. The closure order is in place until…

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Cannabis Retail Guide: Celestial Buds, Calgary

Celestial Buds is an independent cannabis store in Calgary owned and operated by Monica Dhaliwal, who had previously worked alongside her spouse in an apparel distribution business.  The store opened for business on Feb. 13, 2019, and Dhaliwal has since translated her experience in building customer relationships to the cannabis industry, emphasizing the importance of…

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Former dispensary (TMCD) offers free drug tests and harm reduction supplies in DTES

Vancouver Coastal Health, supporting the initiative, will help in providing the supplies for free, through the BC Centre for Disease Control. Vancouver Coastal Health, the regional health authority that provides health services to Greater Vancouver, has begun supporting the The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary (TMCD), in the Downtown Eastside, in their effort to provide much-needed harm…

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Vars Cannabis Company Gets Green Light to Produce Starter Plants

Vars-based apollogreen has received the Health Canada licences it needs to starting using industrial-scale tissue culture to produce millions of starter plants for cannabis growers, the firm announced Thursday. The company will start work on a 5,000-square-foot facility and begin securing financing for a 70,000-square-foot building. It’s “open for investment” with “one of the largest…

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6 Arousing Cannabis Strains for Your Summer Romance thumbnail

6 Arousing Cannabis Strains for Your Summer Romance

Summer is well underway, and with that comes summertime flings and romances. Something about the sunny, warm weather just makes you want to get all loosey-goosey with your body. For that reason, we’re taking a closer look at cannabis strains—and their cannabinoids and terpene profiles—that could enhance those romantic encounters. Try out these strains for their…

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Federal Agents Question Missouri Officials Over Medical Marijuana Program

A trio of top officials overseeing the fledgling medical cannabis program in Missouri have been subject to questioning by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Kansas City Star reported Wednesday that the three officials, all members of Republican Gov. Mike Parson’s administration, described the interviews, which took place over the last several months, as “not…

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7 Scenic Ontario Smoke Spots to Hit This Summer thumbnail

7 Scenic Ontario Smoke Spots to Hit This Summer

There’s no time like summer to stuff a joint or a vape with your favourite strain and head into nature. Ontario is blessed with gorgeous scenery, but these spots are especially breathtaking. Lake Huron’s Eastern Shore The eastern shores of Lake Huron, aka “Ontario’s West Coast” stretch over 300 kilometres from Sarnia to Tobermory, offering—truly—some…

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Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis? thumbnail

Why Don’t We Know More About Cannabis and Psychosis?

For years, scientists have sought to better understand the relationship between cannabis and mental health. Of particular interest has been a small but noteworthy correlation between cannabis consumption and psychosis. Though the connection remains poorly understood, it has fueled concerns about whether today’s cannabis products are safe. “It’s our responsibility as researchers to get our…

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New Roadside Cannabis Test Approved for Use in Canada

After a 30-day public consultation, Justice Minister David Lametti approved a second saliva-testing machine to test for the presence of drugs. Like its predecessor, the Drager DrugTest 5000, the newly approved Abbott SoToxa cannot test for drug impairment but can, in the words of the notice from the federal government, “presumptively confirm the presence of the drug…

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Can CBD Damage Your Liver?

Now is a crucial time to understand the truth behind CBD. Studies can serve as incredible resources or terrible sources of misinformation. Research taken too seriously can lead someone to wonder if CBD will damage their liver. One would hope their beloved herb is a well-balanced medicine- not to be taken for granted but nothing…

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A Philadelphia University Says It’s Offering ‘First MBA’ for the Cannabis Industry thumbnail

A Philadelphia University Says It’s Offering ‘First MBA’ for the Cannabis Industry

The University of Sciences in Philadelphia announced Tuesday the launch of a Master of Business Administration option for students looking for opportunities in the cannabis industry. “We’ve seen rapid growth in an industry that needs business leaders,” said Andrew Peterson, executive director of the USciences Substance Use Disorders Institute. “Our MBA is concentrated on the…

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Revolution Enterprises Names Tony Hunter as Board Chairman

ELMHURST, Ill., July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Revolution Enterprises CEO Mark de Souza announced today that prominent media executive and corporate leader Tony Hunter will become chair of the company’s board of directors. In addition, de Souza said Revolution, a national leader in the cannabis industry, is entering Arkansas. Hunter is an accomplished media-operating executive who…

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Barton Perreira’s Cannabis-Inspired, Limited-Edition Sunglasses are a Summer Statement Maker thumbnail

Barton Perreira’s Cannabis-Inspired, Limited-Edition Sunglasses are a Summer Statement Maker

Known for its treasure troves of exclusive eyewear across four flagship boutiques in Aspen, New York, Nashville, and Kansas City, Barton Perreira’s latest launch pays homage to the pot leaf. Inspired by the recent opening of Barneys luxury cannabis store-within-a-store concept, The High End, Barton Perreira tapped Los Angeles-based artist Kenton Parker to dream up…

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The Roll-Up Bonus Episode: Talking Cannabis & CBD thumbnail

The Roll-Up Bonus Episode: Talking Cannabis & CBD

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Bonus Episode: All About Cannabis & CBD Special bonus content: Bruce likes this new book “Cannabis & CBD” so much he interviewed the authors and laid down a bonus episode. To read…

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Senate Schedules Hearing on Cannabis Banking Bill

A Senate legislative committee has scheduled a hearing on a bill that would give cannabis businesses operating legally under state law access to the U.S. banking industry. The hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives” will be held on Tuesday, July 23 and…

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Hemp Cross-Pollination Could Damage Cannabis Crops—Here’s How to Prevent It thumbnail

Hemp Cross-Pollination Could Damage Cannabis Crops—Here’s How to Prevent It

Since the 2018 Farm Bill passed, hemp production has increased across the country—from 25,713 acres in 2017 to 78,176 acres in 2018—according to a crop report from Washington-based Vote Hemp. While that’s exciting news, this surge in hemp cultivation has caused worries among marijuana growers about cross-pollination, a natural process that can reduce the potency…

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Alberta on Track for 200 Cannabis Stores by End of the Month thumbnail

Alberta on Track for 200 Cannabis Stores by End of the Month

LeaflyRefreshCheckedUncheckedSearchShopping bagGeolocationPersonFacebookInstagramTwitterYouTubeYour AccountJoin LeaflySell on LeaflyHomeStrainsStoresProductsCannabis 101NewsClinicsHelpSign outWelcome to Leafly.Thanks for stopping by.Where are you from?Are you at least 21?Which part of Canada?Neat. How old are you?  Please enter a valid date.Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device.Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly.Redirecting you toSorry, Leafly…

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Manitoba Concert Goers Spark Up Despite Steep Fines

LeaflyRefreshCheckedUncheckedSearchShopping bagGeolocationPersonFacebookInstagramTwitterYouTubeYour AccountJoin LeaflySell on LeaflyHomeStrainsStoresProductsCannabis 101NewsClinicsHelpSign outWelcome to Leafly.Thanks for stopping by.Where are you from?Are you at least 21?Which part of Canada?Neat. How old are you?  Please enter a valid date.Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device.Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly.Redirecting you toSorry, Leafly…

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