Last night was a quiet winter evening at NuWu Cannabis Marketplace, one of Las Vegas’ largest dispensaries. The store sees an average of about 3,000 shoppers a day, but only about 20 were walking the floor of the massive 15,800-foot retail space just after 5 p.m. Friday, as history was being made. 'We’re going to have a hell of a...
Say what you want about Las Vegas, but there’s no denying that Sin City lives up to its larger-than-life reputation. Nonstop entertainment, check. Garish lights, check. Smoky casinos bustling with big winners and hopeless dreamers, check and check. But one thing the Civilized team didn’t expect to stumble upon while visiting Las Vegas last month was ancient medical marijuana....
Cannabis retailers will be allowed to set up shop in Perth, Ont., after the town voted in favour of permitting the stores — despite the wishes of the mayor. During the fall election campaign, John Fenik pledged that if he were re-elected, he would introduce a motion at the town’s December council meeting calling for a minimum 12-month wait-and-see period. Fenik...
Regina retailers consider forming a co-op, Vancouver’s first recreational cannabis store is about to open, and Manitoba premier Brian Pallister apparently didn’t realize oil, oral sprays, and oil capsules are already legal. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Top Headlines From Around the Web Some First Nations Ban Ontario Cannabis Store Deliveries Thanks to a provision in the Ontario Cannabis...
The cannabis landscape continues to expand at a staggering rate. New brands, products, genetics, and all sorts of other exciting innovations and investments came out in 2018. This rise of cannabis into the global mainstream makes staking a claim like “Strain of the Year” all the more difficult. Thankfully we have hard data to help sift through the vast diversity...
How will you ring in the new year? With a big bash and lots of friends? Or with a quiet cheer at home, nestled on your couch? However you choose to celebrate, these cannabis strains and products will help enhance your evening. Whether you’re planning a night on the town or board games by the fire, we have you covered...
Rebecca Haines-Saah played a teen experimenting with drugs. Today, she researches youth substance use. When Rebecca Haines-Saah was 13, she saw an ad in the Toronto Sun looking for teenagers to star in what would become a cult classic Canadian TV show. Having experience in dance and theatre — she already had an agent — she showed up to the...