Consumers Won’t See Cannabis Edibles, Extracts, and Topicals Until Mid-December – LPC Cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals became legal in Canada on October 17, 2019. But you won’t be seeing them on the shelves anytime soon. The federal government requires companies to file notice with Health Canada 60 days prior to selling. No reasons were…

UK Cannabis Import Licence the First; Will Fill Up to 5,000 Prescriptions Per Month – LPC Canopy Growth has won the first UK cannabis import licence, which will help meet a growing need in the country. The UK cannabis import licence was awarded to its pharmaceutical division, Spectrum Therapeutics. It has already set up its…

InPlanta Biotechnology Inc. Becomes First Health Canada Nursery Licence Holder – LPC Not only is InPlanta Biotechnology Inc. Canada’s first Nursery Licence Holder, the company represents a giant leap in diversity. “This opens up a number of pathways to address the genetics issue,” said Deepak Anand, a Vancouver-based cannabis industry expert. “I think that’s why…

Ex-Canopy CEO Bruce Linton Gives Gage Growth a Familiar Name, Too – LPC Hamilton-based Gage is expanding in the US as Gage Growth under the leadership of a familiar face. Bruce Linton, ex-co-CEO of Canopy Growth, is now the executive chair of the US operations. The first of 13 Gage stores opened in Detroit, Mich. near…

Plants Can Be Worth $5,000 Making Them Attractive to Cannabis Thieves – LPC As the fall harvest approaches for many home growers, be aware of cannabis thieves. Jenna Blais of South Dundas, Ont. found that out the hard way. At first, she didn’t believe what she was seeing – or in this case, not seeing.…

Candre Cannabis Inc. Introduces 141 Cannabis Strains, Many New – LPC Candre Cannabis Inc., which received its Health Canada licences for cultivation, processing, and medical sales in July 2019, is taking a unique approach. Thanks to changes in Health Canada’s regulations, the company is able to bring new strains to the market that previously were…

Government May Be Considering New Wholesale Model – LPC The Ontario Cannabis Store may be closing in the future, according to this article (please see link below). The Government of Ontario will reportedly launch a consultation process in the coming weeks. This will involve industry and other stakeholders. The Ontario Cannabis Store did not deny…

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