Analyst Predicts Cannabis Bull Market, US Legalization – LPC James West, Editor and Publisher of the Midas Letter in the US, predicts a cannabis bull market in 2020. He also predicts that the US will legalize cannabis federally in 2020 or 2021. “2020 is where the next leg up is going make the 2019 sell-off…

US Company May Be Headed Away From Cannabis Investment Altogether – LPC Canopy Growth’s US partner, Constellation Brands, announced last week that it was stopping all cannabis investment in the company. This came after Canopy once again announced losses for the quarter, along with several other industry giants. CEO Mark Zekulin blamed the Ontario government…

PR Blitz Coincides with Public Ban of Edibles – LPC The Government of Manitoba will spend about $450,000 telling residents to “Point Out the Pot”. The series of brochures and ads underlines the importance of warning people any cannabis when passing out edibles. The PR campaign will also remind people to keep edibles and all…

First Cannabis Company in Canada to Go Organic – LPC The Green Organic Dutchman Ltd. is a vertically integrated cannabis cultivator, processor, and producer in Ontario and Quebec. As the name suggests, The Green Organic Dutchman Ltd. is a fully organic company, right down to its LEED-certified facilities. This approach has added costs and time…

Depending on Who You Listen To, Youth Cannabis Usage May Be Up or Down – LPC Investigating youth cannabis usage is a hot topic in the research community. After all, one of the main reasons for legalization was to remove the illegal market. That in turn would (the theory went) reduce youth cannabis usage and…

Canada Could Switch from Shortages to Cannabis Oversupply Quickly – LPC Analyst Tom Adams of BDS Analytics said that Canada could see cannabis oversupply as early as 2019. He based his predictions on patterns on other markets, and the ability of licensed producers to increase production. “The point of balance will last about 10 seconds,”…

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.…

  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…