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Tilray and Cronos report decline in per-gram weed prices

Tilray and Cronos report decline in per-gram weed prices

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

Two of Canada’s leading companies have reported a reduction in the per-gram price of cannabis in Canada’s legal market. Tilray, Inc. and Cronos Group released financial results for the third quarter on Tuesday, November 12.  Although both companies welcomed fair financial results, they each rep...

Drake is teaming up with a Canadian cannabis firm to launch business in Toronto

Drake is teaming up with a Canadian cannabis firm to launch business in Toronto

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

He is well known for releasing chart topping hits such as “What’s my name?” featuring Rihanna and “Started from the bottom,” which reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100. Now, Rapper Drake is getting involved with the cannabis industry, in spite of the fact that he is not as heavily associa...

Biotech company signs $122 million deal to produce pharmaceutical-worthy weed

Biotech company signs $122 million deal to produce pharmaceutical-worthy weed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 21, 2018

A biotech startup that specializes in designing custom microbes for customers across various markers has revealed its plans to produce lab-grown cannabis. Gingko Bioworks will join forces with Cronos Group to cultivate numerous unique cannabis compounds inside the Canadian company’s state-of-the...

Kahnawake Draft Cannabis Legislation will prevent problems that occurred within the tobacco industry

Kahnawake Draft Cannabis Legislation will prevent problems that occurred within the tobacco industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 18, 2018

Located on the south shore of Quebec’s St. Lawrence River is the Kanien'kehá:ka community of Kahnawake. This First Nations Reserve sits south of Montreal, where the countdown is on for cannabis legalization in Canada. However, for the indigenous people living on Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, the grass ...

Province Brands is developing the world’s first cannabis-brewed beer

Province Brands is developing the world’s first cannabis-brewed beer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 12, 2018

Canadians may soon be sipping on the world's first cannabis-brewed beer. Inside a quaint Ontario-based laboratory, scientists have been hard at work discovering different fermentation techniques as a way of bringing their idea to life. But wait a second, doesn't the concept of cannabis beer already ...

Canadian cannabis cultivator Aphria invests in Africa’s cannabis market

Canadian cannabis cultivator Aphria invests in Africa’s cannabis market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 22, 2018

The third-largest licensed cannabis producer in Canada has revealed its plans to develop a company that will filter comfortably into the African cannabis market. Ontario-based Canadian cannabis cultivator Aphria has joined forces with Verve Group of Companies (VGC) in South Africa. This partnership ...

Looming cannabis legalization brings jobs to Canada

Looming cannabis legalization brings jobs to Canada

b, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 16, 2018

Cannabis companies are preparing for Canada's legal cannabis market to go into effect, as they seek out employees to fill a broad scope of cannabis jobs. All kinds of job positions are being filled, from sales and marketing to cultivation. Alison McMahon operates Cannabis At Work and she says that the wor...

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