All Seven Licence Applicants Connected with HighLife Violate AGCO Rules – LPC Twelve licence applicants of Ontario’s 25 retail cannabis licence lottery winners have been disqualified. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced on August 30 that new lottery winners will replace those bumped from the list. AGCO spokesperson Raymond Kahnert said that…

Superior Court Judge Overturns Homegrown Cannabis Ban – LPC A Quebec Superior Court Judge has ruled that the province’s homegrown cannabis ban is unconstitutional. That means residents are now free to cultivate up to four cannabis plants at home, the federal maximum. Judge Manon Lavoie said that the homegrown cannabis ban infringed on the jurisdiction…

Making the Switch from Oil and Gas to Cannabis – LPC SugarBud Craft Growers Corp. is an unusual licensed producer (LP), as licensed producers go. Anyone who thought for a second would easily envision farmers giving up one crop for cannabis. Mother Labs Inc. did that as we read last week, moving from vertical farming herbs to…

  Privacy Statement That Strictly Prohibits Sharing Customer Cannabis Data Ignored – LPC Global News (see link below) found that the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) sells customer cannabis data. The data contains the first three characters of customer postal codes. Although the chance of any single person being identifiable is low, many call it an…

Paracanna DIY Edibles Kits Includes Gummies Moulds – LPC DIY edibles are Paracanna’s answer for those who can’t wait for cannabis edibles legalization later this year. The Victoria-based company is selling Zen Zingers, a kit that allows consumers to control THC dosages in homemade gummies. The kits were sold previously to medical cannabis patients and…

  Lack of Legal Options and Tradition of Black Market Lead to Lowest Legal Cannabis Sales in Canada – LPC Statistics Canada showed that BC continues to have lowest legal cannabis sales in the country per capita – a fact that puzzles many. The so-called cannabis capital of Canada had just $19.5 million in sales…

  Saskatchewan Herb Producer Reinvents Itself to Become Second Nursery Licence Holder – LPC Six years ago, Mother Labs Inc. wasn’t even a dream for owners Brian and Roberta Bain. In fact, they had just opened the first commercial vertical farm in Saskatchewan. Back then, the company was called Ecobain Gardens, producing live basil and…

Cannabis Act “Leaves Behind” Indigenous Communities Says Cree Nation Chief – LPC Indigenous leaders across Canada feel the Cannabis Act leaves them behind with First Nations cannabis rules still to be determined. The CBC reports that “Ottawa initially cut First Nations out of the cannabis regulatory and revenue-sharing regime”. Revenues are split 75/25 between the…