Cannabis News Box

Statistics Canada: Canadian cannabis sales surge 19 percent amid COVID-19

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 10, 2020

As the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) figures started stacking up across the globe, Canadian cannabis sales took a hike up north. Based on revenue results published by Statistics Canada for the month of March, sales increased 19.2 percent since February; suggesting that consumers could have been propelled into panic-...

Canada’s cannabis industry contributed $8.26 billion to country’s GDP as of July

October 17, 2019

This month, Statistics Canada released information detailing the economic influence that legalization has had on Canada’s economy. By July 2019, a whopping $8.26 billion was contributed to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) from legal cannabis sales. This is a noticeable increase from the $...

The implications of Canada’s legal cannabis industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 2, 2018

Canada's legal cannabis industry has caught the attention of health experts, many of whom are fixating their attention on people with a high risk of mental illness, pregnant women, seniors and youth as a way of preventing potential pitfalls. Based on a recent statement from CBC News, medical professionals...

Canada’s legal cannabis industry is not without risk

Canada's legal cannabis industry is not without risk

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 29, 2018

Since Canada’s Senate approved amendments to Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) on June 19, the legal cannabis industry has gone full steam ahead. As the world’s first industrialized country to legalize cannabis fully, Canada is under a lot of pressure to prove that cannabis reform is worthwhile. Consumer...

Canada’s legal cannabis industry