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…

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 private…

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…

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