Cannabis Anecdotally Helpful as an Opioid-Replacement Therapy, but Lack of Scientific Data Prompts Cautious Approach – LPC In a recent Globe and Mail report, Melanie Pratt said cannabis as opioid-replacement therapy saved her life. “Without cannabis, I wouldn’t be here now,” she said. “I would be dead. I know that for a fact.” Using cannabis…

  Radio-Canada Learns Details About Cannabis Edibles Legalization Ahead of Announcement – LPC According to a Radio-Canada report (see below for the CBC article), cannabis edibles legalization will take effect in Canada by mid-December 2019. The report adds that an official announcement will be made by Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair on June 14,…

  What is the Truth Behind Cannabis Edibles Safety and Why are Edibles Dangerous? – LPC Dr. Peter Grinspoon lays out the basics of good cannabis edibles safety in a recent Harvard Health Blog post. He takes a rather conservative approach to edibles, saying that anything that can be used as medicine should be labelled…

  Tech Companies in General Avoids Cannabis Apps Before US Legalization – LPC Despite the fact cannabis is legal in 33 US states – and countries like Canada – Google has banned many cannabis apps. The Motley Fool quoted the following line in its article (please see link below): “We don’t allow apps that facilitate…

Tantalus Labs and Valens GroWorks to Develop New Cannabis Extracts, Possibly for Vaping – LPC Tantalus Labs and Valens GroWorks Corp. announced a new partnership to produce cannabis extracts. Although not stated explicitly, the news release seems to indicate that the extracts would be used for vape pens, currently illegal in Canada. “Tantalus aspires to…

Montreal Research into Teenage Cannabis Use Found Lower Memory, Reasoning Scores – LPC Creating a legalized cannabis system helps reduce teenage cannabis use and protects our children. Now, there is more proof that teenage cannabis use can affect the brain. A cannabis research project surveyed 3,826 students in Montreal and area every year from grade…

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