Northern Ontario Micro-Cultivator Signs Supply Agreement with BC Craft Supply Co. – LPC Weeks after Hearst Organic Cannabis received its licence to cultivate on July 12, 2019, it signed a supply agreement with BC Craft Supply Co. For Hearst Organic owner Joël Lacelle, it’s the culmination of months of hard work. “Building in Hearst and…

Evidence Suggests Cannabis Addiction Affects 10 Per Cent of Users – LPC Addiction psychologist Dr. Jonathan Stea finds it “frustrating” when people say there is no such thing as cannabis addiction. “I think it’s been a popular misconception that cannabis is not physically addicting,” said the Calgary-based doctor. “We have an endocannabinoid system, and it’s…

…and Why Does Switching to Legal Supply Prevent Cannabis Vomiting Syndrome? Dr. Michael Verbora, who practises cannabis medicine in Toronto, doesn’t know what causes cannabis vomiting syndrome. But he does know that switching to a legal supply of cannabis can help. One patient started getting cannabis from the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) and all of…

Canopy Growth Posts Big Loss in Quarter of Losses – LPC Canopy Growth Corp. posted a $1.3 billion loss in the first quarter despite record production. In a scenario similar to Tilray’s announcement the day before, cannabis profits were put aside for expansion and growth. “Our recent harvests are proof that our focus on operational…

Share Price Drops as Investors Concerned about Lack of Cannabis Profits – LPC Tilray posted a larger-than-expected loss, though Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy is not apologizing for a lack of cannabis profits. During Tilray’s second-quarter results announcement after the bell on August 13, Kennedy said spending must continue. “Once in your lifetime, if you’re lucky,…

CannTrust Receives Second Non-Compliance Notice – LPC Weeks after Health Canada stopped cannabis sales from CannTrust’s Pelham, Ont. site, its Vaughn, Ont. has also been found to be “non-compliant with certain regulations.” CannTrust announced in a press release that it has been cited for inadequate security and improper cannabis storage procedures, among other things. The…

“Outside Lands” Largest Legal Cannabis Festival in State So Far – LPC California is taking a bottom-up approach to cannabis festival permitting. Even though cannabis was legalized in the state in 2016, there are regulations. It cannot be consumed in public, and it can’t be sold outside of licensed dispensaries. However, special events can apply…

UK National Health Service Watchdog Says More Proof Needed That Cannabis Epilepsy Treatment Works – LPC Despite pushback from parents, the UK National Health Service (NHS) won’t back a cannabis epilepsy treatment. That’s based on the recommendation of health watchdog National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice). Parents and campaigners said this decision will…

Californian US$3.5 Million Mansion’s Cannabis Open House Features Vapes and Edibles – LPC A real estate agency in Sherman Oaks, California held what it calls the first cannabis open house. Ben Quibrera, a realtor with Rodeo Realty, listed the house for US$3.495 million in the Los Angeles neighbourhood. Rodeo Realty teamed with Society Group PR…

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