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 The Roll-Up #56: Legalization Day in Canada This week: The entire nation of Canada legalized cannabis on Wednesday, Oct. 17. No big deal. Bruce and the Leafly Canada staff were there to cover it, experience it, and celebrate it. From...
Sales of cannabis in Quebec are significantly stronger than expected. The SAQ, which manages Quebec’s cannabis retailer the SQDC said there have been 42,500 sales so far overall: 30,000 online and 12,500 in stores. The SAQ would not reveal a dollar figure for its earnings so far. Customers at the Ste-Catherine St. location in downtown Montreal are braving two-hour lineups –...
On the first day cannabis was legal a young entrepreneur capitalized on cookie sales. She’s being called one smart cookie. As people lined up to buy cannabis at one of six Edmonton cannabis stores that opened Wednesday, a small entrepreneur stood ready to capitalize on what could be expected to be customers’ future need for a sweet snack. Nine-year-old Elina Childs had...
Cannabis is officially legal in Canada and while rules, regulations, and retail options vary by province, one policy that applies to all Canadians is that domestic travel with legal cannabis is permitted. In the weeks before the legalization came into effect, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau announced that travelers flying within the country would be able to pack up to 30...
It’s hard to count how many rallies marijuana activist Dana Larsen has been to in his life. But no matter the number, Wednesday’s rally was the first he has been to in Canada where pot was legal. Larsen spoke to a crowd of more than 100 people to mark the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada. He also handed out...
One advocate points to Washington state, where less-regulated medical dispensaries are more popular than highly restricted recreational stores five years after legalization. A short drive away from British Columbia’s first and only legal marijuana store, Bill Semeniuk inhaled deeply from a joint outside an illegal cannabis dispensary. The dispensary, Canadian Safe Cannabis Services, has been open in Kamloops for the better...
Wanna vape your weed instead of smoking it? You’re gonna need at least two things: a vape pen and some THC vape juice. In this article, the experts at Honest Marijuana reveal everything you need to know about THC vape juice so that you understand what it is and how to use it. Along the way, we’ll even show you how...