One unfortunate result of legalization: medical marijuana patients that are facing shortages, or the complete disappearance, of the medical product. Tilray, a major producer which at one point this week ran out of medical cannabis, explains that medical buying ramped up before legalization, and then increased further when Tilray warned its customers there might be shortages. I talked to John Campbell,...
A Saskatoon woman who says medicinal cannabis saved her life is organizing a protest at city hall Saturday afternoon following the unlicensed dispensary closures this week. Alicia Yashcheshen credits medicinal cannabis for keeping her alive after she developed Crohn’s disease following a bad reaction to a prescription, Vioxx, which resulted in anorexia. “If I don’t have cannabis oil, I can’t eat,”...
New hours reflect problems keeping stock since pot became legal for recreational use. Quebec’s government-run cannabis stores have announced that as of Monday their opening hours will be trimmed due to the chronic shortages the shops have experienced since marijuana became legal. The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) outlets will no longer be open Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Montreal stores sold out...
6 employees charged as police grab processed cannabis and other products. Hamilton police have arrested six staff members from Georgia Peach cannabis dispensary and seized more than 40 kilograms of processed marijuana. Late on Thursday, the vice and drug unit searched the dispensary at 945 Upper James Street and confiscated the cannabis, along with a large amount of edibles, hash, THC...
Happy Halloween, Leafly readers! The spooky season is here along with all the mini candy bars, haunted attractions, and full costumed events that accompany it. To help you celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our top spooky strains currently available in Canada. Check out our top picks to elevate all your eerie fun. Ghost Train Haze Guilherme Stecanella/UnSplashTurn off all the lights...
Kindness3D founder Jacob Boudreau says NSLC packaging produces ‘an obscene amount of waste’ Since recreational marijuana became legal last week, some customers in Nova Scotia have criticized the province’s legal distributor for excessive packaging. But one Halifax man is turning his complaint about the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation’s plastic packaging into action. Jake Boudreau wants to use the plastic lids that come...
Nevada’s legal cannabis industry generated nearly $1 billion in total output activity for the state’s economy in its first year of legalized recreational sales, a top industry group said Friday. Cannabis brought at least 8,300 full-time jobs to Nevada, an industry association said. The state recorded $529.9 million in taxable cannabis sales during the fiscal year ending June 30. (Adult-use cannabis sales...