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Jamaica starts exporting medicinal-grade weed products to newly legal Canada

Jamaica starts exporting medicinal-grade weed products to newly legal Canada

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2018


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The first of Jamaica's cannabis exports has left the Caribbean island nation. Thanks to a company in Kingston known as Timeless Herbal Care, Jamaica has been put on the map as a major supplier for Canada’s cannabis industry, where Bill C-45 was passed earlier in the year. Before the batch i...

Colombia is piquing the interest of Canadian cannabis investors

Colombia is piquing the interest of Canadian cannabis investors

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 27, 2018


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The turf on which Pablo Escobar once used to dominate the drug trade is expected to become the next major location for cannabis production. Lately, there are numerous Canadian cannabis companies investing in Colombia, where the cost of weed production is significantly lower than it is in the Great...

Cannabis stocks plummet following Canada’s cannabis legalization

Cannabis stocks plummet following Canada’s cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2018


Filed under Global

Two of the biggest cannabis ETF's descended sharply on Monday when Canada's leading cannabis companies experienced losses of over 10 percent each. The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, the biggest U.S. cannabis ETF, dropped to $33.99, a 9.36 percent decline. However, compared to some other cannabis stoc...

Police in Vancouver will be allowed to light up a joint when they are off-duty

Police in Vancouver will be allowed to light up a joint when they are off-duty

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2018


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Pot-loving police officers in Vancouver are pretty lucky. Based on recent rules revealed by the Vancouver Police Department, off-duty officers will be permitted to consume weed once the plant becomes legal for recreational purposes on October 17. This doesn't mean that officers in the Great White N...

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but supply is dry

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but supply is dry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

Canada is short on cannabis, despite the fact that legalization is officially due to roll out on today. Based on a recent report released by the C.D. Howe Institute, the Great White North's supply of bud will meet a mere 30-60 percent of total consumer demand once recreational sales kick off. Industry ana...

Canadians crossing U.S. border may be questioned about cannabis use

Canadians crossing U.S. border may be questioned about cannabis use

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 6, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

Canadians who are gearing up to indulge in recreational weed once the Cannabis Act goes into full force on October 17 could be faced with problems if they try to cross the U.S. border. Citizens of the Great White North should prepare to divulge border guards with information pertaining to their ...

Cannabis retailers in Quebec prohibited from selling products displaying cannabis leaf

Cannabis retailers in Quebec prohibited from selling products displaying cannabis leaf

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 3, 2018


Filed under Global

Quebec's cannabis law will prohibit retailers throughout the province from selling products exhibiting an image of the cannabis leaf. This iconic image is perhaps the most recognizable botanical image in the world. Despite the fame that this five-fingered leaf has garnered over the years, Quebec ...

Canada weed stock may be growing too fast

Canada weed stock may be growing too fast

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 27, 2018


Filed under Global

Canadian cannabis stocks are enticing serious investor interest, and it is this surge in investments that is making some traders slightly suspicious. A prime example of a cannabis stock that has experienced major growth as of late is Tilray Inc. Boasting a total value of almost $9 billion and a ...

Cannabis legalization in Canada: 7 things you ought to know

Cannabis legalization in Canada: 7 things you ought to know

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 16, 2018


Filed under Global

On October 17, cannabis legalization in Canada will go into full effect. Following discussion and debate between the Senate and House of Commons, Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) was approved by the Canadian parliament. The looming enactment of Bill C-45 has propelled the legal weed industry into high...

Mexico’s new president is plotting to end the militarized drug war

Mexico’s new president is plotting to end the militarized drug war

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 1, 2018


Filed under Global

Could Mexico’s militarized drug war be coming to a halt? If leftist President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has anything to do with it, Mexico's drug war could certainly be stopped in its tracks. Drug-fueled crimes have resulted in kidnappings, death and safety hazards in Mexico, where, according t...

Constellation Brands invests $4 billion in Canopy Growth and stocks skyrocket

Constellation Brands invests $4 billion in Canopy Growth and stocks skyrocket

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 27, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

Alcohol corporation Constellation Brands Inc. has recently announced a deal that has sent a ripple of excitement across the cannabis and alcohol industries. On Wednesday, August 15, Constellation Brands announced a $4 billion investment in diversified cannabis company, Canopy Growth Corp. As a result ...

Cannabis legalization in Canada might dismantle the medical cannabis system

Cannabis legalization in Canada might dismantle the medical cannabis system

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 18, 2018


Filed under Global, News

Cannabis legalization in Canada will be enacted on October 17, 2018. When this eagerly anticipated day comes, doctors in the North American country hope that Canada's medical cannabis system will eventually be discontinued. This is according to Canadian Medical Association vice-president, Dr. Jeff Blackmer...

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