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…

  Ontario Cannabis Policy Council New Lobby Group Launching Today – LPC The Ontario Cannabis Policy Council, a new lobby group launched today, called for more retail stores to curb illegal sales. “There are already good regulations in place surrounding retail cannabis,” said Daniel Safayeni, Ontario Cannabis Policy Council co-chair. “If you have a robust…

Aurora Spokesperson Says Cannabis Prescription Important Though – LPC It seems to be a catch-22 when it comes to getting a cannabis prescription. Andrea Paine, Aurora Cannabis’ national director of government relations, advised cancer patients near Montreal to get one. “It is important to have a prescription from a doctor,” Paine told patients at the…

Plant Can Produce 2.8 Billion Gel Caps Per Year – LPC “Olds Softgels Inc. is strictly for the medical community, and will never produce a product for the recreational market.” So said Jerry Bechtold, General Manager of one of Canada’s newest licensed producers (LPs). Olds Softgels Inc. received its Health Canada Processing Licence on September…

Water-Soluble Cannabis Technology Cuts Onset Time by Almost 90 Per Cent – LPC Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. announced that it has acquired water-soluble cannabis technology from an unnamed group. The parent company of Nextleaf Labs said that the new technology can be used in hot or cold liquids as well as solid and semi-solid products. Most…

THC-Infused Seltzers Reportedly Using Water-Soluble Cannabis – LPC One of the American homes for beer is also trying to become the king of THC-infused seltzers. Ska Brewing in Durango, Colorado and Left Hand Brewing in Longmont, Colorado are both developing cannabis beverages to rival beer. This article buries the lede a bit, casually mentioning that…

National Doctors’ Association Asks for 5mg Max Instead of 10mg – LPC The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is recommending lower THC content in cannabis edibles from 10 to five mg. CMA President Sandy Buchman said that the risk of overconsumption is higher. Further, data from places such as Colorado where cannabis has been legalized for…

ADC BioMedical Corp. Developing a New Cannabis Formulation – LPC When ADC BioMedical Corp. received its Health Canada medical sales licence on August 23, 2019, it was a good day for its parent company too. CanaQuest Medical Corp., formally Algae Dynamics Corp., develops “unique health products and nutraceuticals” from hemp, cannabis, and algae oils. CanaQuest…

  Health Canada Suggests Evergreen May Divert Cannabis to Black Market – LPC Health Canada announced it suspended Evergreen Medicinal Supply, Inc.’s cultivation and medical sales licences. The Evergreen suspension actually came in August after an unannounced Health Canada inspection. Health Canada spokesperson Tammy Jarbeau confirmed the move to BNN Bloomberg (see link below). She…