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Cannabis in Canada: A Data Snapshot

Cannabis in Canada: A Data Snapshot

The evolution of the cannabis market in Canada continues to be a crucial case study. There is a lot we can learn about how business models are taking shape and the headwinds being faced in the legalized medical environment that the Canadian MMPR provides.

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A New Way to Consume Jimi Hendrix

Thanks to a new licensing agreement, opportunities abound to consume Jimi Hendrix in a new whole fashion. Nutritional High, a Toronto producer and distributor of cannabis-based edibles and oils, announced this week that it has entered into a partnership with Purple Haze Properties.

GGS Structures President Leigh Coulter Wins Award for International Trade

NIAGARA FALLS, Canada, Feb. 23, 2015 / Weed Wire / – During last Friday’s Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year awards, Leigh Coulter, President of GGS Structures, a leading provider of commercial marijuana facilities, walked away with the Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of International Trade.

Investor Protection in US and Canada

Investor Protection Moves in the US and Canada

It has been a noteworthy past few days in the realm of investors’ rights. Two different stories that may seem completely unrelated are sewn with some of the same thread, especially for investors that are actively looking at the cannabis space.

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Native Americans in Marijuana Market

With recent support of recreational and medicinal marijuana use sweeping the states, First Nation communities are exploring the economical advantages and social implications of growing cannabis.

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Pizza, Pot and the Power of the Investor

If there is one thing that most cannabis enthusiasts love, it’s pizza; and what’s not to love? Pizza is one of the most versatile dishes on the planet and there are too many variations of it to count. Now, Unique Pizza and Subs, a pizza company in Pittsburgh, is bringing together America’s two favorite things: Pizza and Cannabis.

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Forgot the Propane? Too Stoned to Drive?

Marijuana is legal to varying degrees in some parts of the country. As a result, through public-service announcements, law enforcement and departments of transportation are taking to the airwaves and billboards across the land to let drivers know they shouldn’t drive stoned.

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Inside Canada’s New Corporate Weed System

In this episode of Canadian Cannabis, Damian visits two gigantic weed factories in Ontario to check out what kind of bud the government has legally authorized. He also chats with pot activists throughout British Columbia to get their take on the new licensed producer system.

Medical Marijuana Company Receives Innovation Award

TORONTO — July 2, 2014 — WEED WIRE — At the 15th annual Guelph Awards of Excellence, the Innovation Guelph Award was presented to MedCannAccess, a company applying to become a Licensed Producer under Health Canada’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.

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From Retirees to Young Potheads, Marijuana Investors Chase New Highs from Promise of ‘Trillion-Dollar Industry’

Plenty of excitable retail investors and even more excitable stock promoters made Toronto’s first marijuana investment conference resemble a typical junior mining show.

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Easton Pharmaceuticals Finalizing Investment Terms in Private Medical Marijuana Device Company; Moves to Initiate Legal Action Against Libelous Seeking Alpha Article

TORONTO, ON, Jun 25, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Easton Pharmaceuticals Inc. EAPH -3.57% is near final agreement with a medical marijuana technology company specializing in controlled environment agricultural technologies.

Heed in Canada

Heed Promotes Cannabis in Canada

When Canadian Kash P. Heed has an opinion on law enforcement, or marijuana for that matter, people listen. Heed previously served as superintendent for the Vancouver Police Department, Chief Constable of the West Vancouver Police Department and Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for British Columbia. Since retiring from politics, he has become a medical marijuana consultant for growers concerned about drug policies and security.

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Time to Invest in Medical Marijuana as Big Names Lead?

When the Washington Times dedicates a column to billionaire George Soros’s role in the campaign to legalize medical marijuana, then you could say the movement has come of age. He has pumped at least $80 million into it since 1994, hoping to fund grass-roots initiatives that pressure local politicians.


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