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…

Global Partnership Will Advance Research into CBD Therapy for Athlete Injury Recovery – LPC Aurora Cannabis has signed a deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to “significantly advance further clinical research” into CBD therapy. The UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas, Nev. will host the research project. “Since the day we opened the UFC…

Province Brands Says Cannabis-Brewed Beer Different from Infused Beverages – LPC Province Brands of Canada announced its “world’s first cannabis-brewed beer” will be ready when cannabis edibles are legalized in 2019. That’s a big difference from cannabis-infused drinks, said Dooma Wendschuh, co-founder and CEO of Province Brands. “People said it was completely impossible,” Wendschuh said.…

Craft Cannabis Licensing May Effectively Grind to Halt as Costs and Risk Prohibitive Health Canada’s “Build First” policy changes may have an unintended negative impact on craft cannabis licensing, some say. Health Canada changed its cannabis licensing process to cut wait times by requiring applicants to have their facilities ready before the application process can…

Association Hopes to Standardize Cannabis QA/QC Practices Across Canada and Around the World – LPC Cannabis QA/QC (quality assurance and quality control) is just as important as any food or drug for health and safety. In fact is more complicated since cannabis falls into both categories. There are further challenges to maintaining consistency with THC…