CannTrust Receives Second Non-Compliance Notice – LPC Weeks after Health Canada stopped cannabis sales from CannTrust’s Pelham, Ont. site, its Vaughn, Ont. has also been found to be “non-compliant with certain regulations.” CannTrust announced in a press release that it has been cited for inadequate security and improper cannabis storage procedures, among other things. The…

Montreal-Based PotRentals Expanding Airbnb-Like Cannabis Experiences to Alberta Capital – LPC PotRentals is expanding its cannabis experiences to Edmonton. It already offers “weed- and fun-friendly” accommodations for travellers to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. The idea is to make it easier for people to find accommodations that allow smoking cannabis. With other short-term rental services,…

Thousands of Patients in Limbo While Experts – and Perhaps Health Canada – Debate Production Licence Suspension – LPC CannTrust Holdings faces a possible production licence suspension after admitting to misleading Health Canada. The federal health agency issued a non-compliance order on CannTrust for growing cannabis in unlicensed rooms in its Pelham, Ontario facility. It…

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,”…

Winnipeg-Based Delta 9 Cannabis a “Lean Operation” – LPC Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. announced stellar financials for its end-of-year report. The Winnipeg-based processor and sales company saw operating revenue take off from about $1 million in 2017 to over $7 million in 2018 – a 702 per cent increase. Gross profits on that increased 1,200 per…

  Legal Cannabis Retail Workers Tell All About What’s Working and What Isn’t – LPC The Financial Post (please see link below) reports that it’s been “a bumpy few months” for legal cannabis retail owners in Canada. Although as one person they spoke to pointed out, the challenges are likely to be expected for a…

Cannabis Research Project Will Follow 100 Ex-Players to See if CBD Can Help Avoid Opioid Use – LPC A new cannabis research project in Toronto will investigate whether or not using CBD can help wean ex-National Hockey League (NHL) players addicted to opioids. The cannabis research partners the NHL Alumni Association with Canopy Growth Corp.,…

Nannette de Gaspé Cannabis-based Beauty Product in “Everyone Wins” Swag Bag The Oscars were a big night for cannabis-based beauty product company Nannette de Gaspé, too. The Montréal-based luxury beauty product company was invited to add their Bain Noir cannabis sativa bath soak treatment to the famous “Everyone Wins” Swag Bag given to actor nominees.…

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