Long-Time Grey Market Cannabis Storefront Closed Down; Police Say to Expect More – LPC A cannabis compassion club raid in Victoria, BC raises blurs the lines between black market cannabis and legal cannabis. City police and the British Columbia Community Safety Unit (CSU) shut down the Victoria Cannabis Buyer’s Club last week, asking customers to…

UK Cannabis Import Licence the First; Will Fill Up to 5,000 Prescriptions Per Month – LPC Canopy Growth has won the first UK cannabis import licence, which will help meet a growing need in the country. The UK cannabis import licence was awarded to its pharmaceutical division, Spectrum Therapeutics. It has already set up its…

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…

…and Why Does Switching to Legal Supply Prevent Cannabis Vomiting Syndrome? Dr. Michael Verbora, who practises cannabis medicine in Toronto, doesn’t know what causes cannabis vomiting syndrome. But he does know that switching to a legal supply of cannabis can help. One patient started getting cannabis from the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) and all of…

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…

Company to Focus on Medical Cannabis Cultivation, Research in Cantanhede – LPC Tilray announced the official opening of its European Union (EU) Campus in Cantanhede, Portugal. The company hosted “healthcare professionals, government officials and local dignitaries” to its new medical cannabis cultivation, production, and distribution centre. “We’re thrilled to celebrate another milestone,” said Tilray CEO…

  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…