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Report: Crown Corporation Should Sell New Brunswick Recreational Cannabis

Report: Crown Corporation Should Sell New Brunswick Recreational Cannabis

Report: Crown Corporation Should Sell New Brunswick Recreational Cannabis

Canada’s recreational cannabis legalization is planned for a rollout in July 2018, but provinces and territories are in charge of drafting and establishing jurisdiction-specific rules, so they’ve been working hard to create rules that fall within the country’s legalization framework.

Toronto's Mayor Calls for Continued Crackdown on Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

Toronto Mayor Calls for Continued Crackdown on Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

John Tory said Tuesday that he believes the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use should have been decriminalized “years ago,” but that Toronto police should continue to target illegal dispensaries across the city.

Toronto Board of Health Wants Canadian Cannabis Decriminalization Now

Toronto Board of Health Wants Canadian Cannabis Decriminalization Now

Canadian cannabis decriminalization has earned the support of Toronto’s Board of Health. On June 12, 2017, the board voted unanimously to request that the Government of Canada immediately decriminalize the possession of cannabis for personal use.

Cannabis Standards: FOCUS and ASTM Joining Forces to Drive Standardization

Cannabis Standards: FOCUS and ASTM Joining Forces to Drive Standardization

On June 12, 2017, ASTM International, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards, indicating that the two organizations will collaborate in developing cannabis standards for the legal cannabis industry.

Canadian Cannabis Investors Bogart Deals in America

Canadian Cannabis Investors Bogart Deals in America

There is so much Canadian cannabis investment money right now that it is cascading down into the United States and Canadian investors are easily outbidding domestic acquirers.

Green bubble? Cannabis investors on white-knuckle ride as share prices fall

Green Bubble? Cannabis Investors on White-Knuckle Ride as Share Prices Fall

Canadian marijuana stocks have been on a punishing slide for three straight months despite a temporary blip of investor fever in April that sent share prices soaring to record highs as Ottawa tabled legislation to legalize pot.

Albertans: Have Your Say on Cannabis Legalization

Albertans: Have Your Say on Cannabis Legalization

EDMONTON, Alberta, June 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The survey, along with a series of stakeholder engagements, will help guide how Alberta will adapt to proposed federal legislation that would legalize cannabis by July 2018. Albertans are asked to visit alberta.ca/cannabis to learn more about cannabis legalization and participate in the survey, which will run until July 31, 2017.

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Statement from Health Canada on Improving the Licensing of Production of Cannabis for Medical Purposes

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Health Canada is introducing several improvements to its medical cannabis program that aim to streamline the application process for issuing production licenses and enable increased production under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Execution Of Sale and Purchase Transaction Of Cannabis Friendly Resort In Quebec, Canada As New Recreational Regulations For Country Are Approved

LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) (www.AgritekHoldings.com) today announced that the Company has executed a land purchase agreement to purchase a “420 Style” resort and estate property approximately one hour outside of Quebec City, Canada.

Canadian Cannabis Stock Rises With Friday's Cultivation Announcement

Canadian Cannabis Stock Rises With Friday’s Cultivation Announcement

On May 19, 2017, Beleave Inc. (CNX:BE) announced that its subsidiary, First Access Medical Inc., had been awarded a cultivation license from Health Canada, prompting the Canadian cannabis stock to rise 7.62% on Friday.

Finance Minister to Talk Canadian Cannabis Taxes This Summer

Finance Minister to Talk Canadian Cannabis Taxes This Summer

Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau is ready to talk Canadian cannabis taxes with the country’s provinces. On May 15, 2017, during a House of Commons meeting for the Standing Committee on Finance, Morneau addressed the Budget Measure Implementation Act and closed his opening remarks with a note on cannabis taxes.

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Tilray Unveils New Product Categorization System in Canada

NANAIMO, British Columbia, May 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today unveiled a new product categorization system that simplifies the process of choosing medical cannabis products for patients in Canada.

Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Canopy Growth Corp.

Better Know a Marijuana Stock: Canopy Growth Corp.

A major Canadian medical marijuana player, Canopy Growth is a producer and retailer of medical cannabis products and oils in our neighbor to the north. It’s also the only other marijuana stock other than GW Pharmaceuticals to bear a $1 billion valuation.

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Tilray Announces Medical Cannabis Export to Cyprus

NANAIMO, British Columbia, May 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that Tilray cannabinoid products have arrived and are cleared for distribution in European Union member state Cyprus after the company received necessary approvals in Canada and Cyprus to export cannabinoid formulations for patients in Cyprus.

Standards Go Global: ASTM Forming Cannabis Committee

Standards Go Global: ASTM Forming Cannabis Committee

On April 25, 2017, ASTM International, an international voluntary consensus standards organization, announced that its board of directors had approved the formation of a cannabis committee, signaling the professional development of global standards for the legal cannabis industry.

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ASTM – Cannabis Standards Group Approved, Launches June 11 in Canada

W. CONSHOHOCKEN,Penn., April 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — ASTM International, one of the world’s leading standards organizations, announced today that its board of directors has approved the formation of a committee on cannabis (D37). The organization also announced that the committee will hold its first official meeting June 11-12 in Toronto.

Could Canadian Legalization of Recreational MJ Help US Pot Stocks?

Could Canadian Legalization of Recreational MJ Help US Pot Stocks?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently introduced legislation to legalize use of recreational marijuana in Canada. While legalization should help Canadian marijuana providers, could it also provide a boost to U.S. marijuana stocks?

An Opportunity for Excess Profits in the Marijuana Industry

An Opportunity for Excess Profits in the Canadian Marijuana Industry

There is an opportunity for excess profits in the Canadian marijuana industry as the market is now in a position to expand at a very high rate, as Canadians have received confirmation that the potential legalization will become a reality.

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Emerald Launches Market Leading CBD Oil and Supports Proposed Cannabis Legislation

VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: EMH) (“Emerald” or the “Company”) today announced the launch of its CBD-25< and CBD-50 medical cannabis oils containing 25mg and 50mg of CBD per ml.

Aurora Cannabis eyes expansion with legalization on the horizon

Aurora Cannabis Eyes Expansion With Legalization on the Horizon

As Canada heads toward legalization of marijuana, Alberta producer Aurora Cannabis is focused on expansion with ambitions to raise a $160-million “war chest” from investors who are anxious to profit from what is expected to be a multibillion industry.

Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

CPhA Disappointed Medical Cannabis Regime Does Not Enhance Patient Safety

OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The focus of government legislation and regulation in the area of cannabis must be to protect and enhance safety. While the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is pleased that today’s federal legislation maintains a separate stream for medical cannabis, we are concerned and disappointed that the legislation fails to enhance patient safety by providing appropriate clinical oversight in the management and dispensing of medical cannabis in Canada.

Cannabis Stocks in Canada Drop on Thursday's Legalization Announcement

Cannabis Stocks in Canada Drop on Thursday’s Legalization Announcement

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Canada made headlines with its official introduction of legislation to legalize recreational cannabis in the country by July 2018. While the country’s announcement has major national and international implications, cannabis stocks in Canada took a downturn upon hearing the news.

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Cannabis Canada Association Welcomes Government of Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Act

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, the leading organization of companies that hold Health Canada licenses to cultivate and sell medical cannabis, welcomes the legislation tabled today by the Government of Canada to legalize, regulate, and restrict access to cannabis.

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Canada Takes Action to Legalize and Strictly Regulate Cannabis

OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes.

Marijuana Insiders Cash In Before Canadian Legalization Report

Marijuana Insiders Cash in Before Canadian Legalization Report

Insiders with two of Canada’s largest marijuana companies are cashing in on the industry’s reefer madness before the country introduces its plans for legalized recreational pot.

Could Aphria Inc. or Aurora Cannabis Inc. Dethrone Canopy Growth Corp

Could Aphria Inc. or Aurora Cannabis Inc. Dethrone Canopy Growth Corp.?

Aphria Inc. has been soaring since its graduation to the TSX last month. The company now has a $1.1 billion market cap and could pass Canopy Growth Corp. with its $1.74 billion market cap over the next few months. There’s no question Canopy stock has slowed down when compared to its peers like Aphria and Aurora Cannabis Inc

Legalization Anticipation: Canadian Cannabis Stocks Gain 12.3% on Monday

Legalization Anticipation: Canadian Cannabis Stocks Gain 12.3% on Monday

While the Canadian Marijuana Index dipped slightly in March due to federal uncertainties, the Canadian public markets have bounced back today on the news of recreational marijuana legislation being introduced in Canada’s House of Commons this Thursday, April 13, 2017.

What Are the Best Marijuana Penny Stocks 2017?

What Are the Best Marijuana Penny Stocks 2017?

There are very few industries generating as much buzz as the medical and recreational marijuana markets are these days. With legislation across the world generally trending toward the legalization—or at least decriminalization of the drug—growth potential is strong, with investors seeking out “the best marijuana stocks to buy 2017.”


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