First Six Weeks of Cannabis Legalization Sees Brisk $2.1 Million in Business Statistics Canada released figures for legalized cannabis sales in November – and the results might be surprising. Stats revealed that PEI had the highest per capita legalized cannabis sales in the first six weeks of cannabis legalization. Provincial retailer PEI Cannabis’ sales…

  As with Alcohol, Ongoing Discussion with Youth about Cannabis Use Prepares Them to Make Their Own Decisions Now that legalized cannabis is available for adult use, the conversation is changing between parents and youth about cannabis use. “Kids are smart and they’re watching everything and everyone,” said Ashleigh Brown. Brown is the founder of…

Acreage Holdings CEO Believes Bill to Legalize Cannabis Will Pass This Year At least one insider in the United States market believes that the country will legalize cannabis on the federal level this year. Kevin Murphy, CEO of Acreage Holdings, said that cannabis legalization in Canada had an “extraordinary impact” on the industry. “I believe…

Red Deer Vet Treats Doggie OD; Talks of Cannabis Storage Safety One vet is talking to the media about cannabis safety to ensure pet owners know the risks of cannabis and their pets. Dr. Katie Graves, of Lomsnes Veterinary Hospital in Red Deer, Alta., has treated at least one dog since cannabis legalization in Canada…

Some Hope Cannabis for Medical Use the Answer to Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Ohio first passed medical cannabis into law in 2016, but it took until January 2019 for the first store to open in that state. The law authorized patient use of cannabis with any of 21 conditions including cancer, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis (MS).…

  US Chain Starts Selling Cannabis Soaps, Lotions, and Skincare Products Cannabis-based beauty products including skincare and even topical creams are nothing new, but selling them in high-end department stores like Neiman Marcus certainly gives them a higher profile. The Dallas-headquartered giant added a line of beauty products with cannabis ingredients to its luxury lineup,…

  Winnipeg-based Delta 9 Turned In-house Solution into Growing Side Business A news report from the CBC features Delta 9 Cannabis’ grow pods, a self-contained, turnkey cannabis operation that can produce about 32.5 kg of cannabis per year. At current prices, that’s with generate about $300,000 to $400,000 annually. The pods are made from shipping…

One Author Says Yes, But Not All Agree Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson is asking partents to “Tell Your Children” about the dangers of cannabis use. Among them, the connection between cannabis and mental illness. In his book, he quotes the National Academy of Medicine (NAM – which advises the US government on…

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