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Health Canada vows to deal with backlog of medical cannabis research licenses

Health Canada vows to deal with backlog of medical cannabis research licenses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 11, 2019

Delays in cannabis research licensing are plaguing Canada, as well as the United States.  Health Canada has been criticized for its sluggish approach to reviewing cannabis research licenses, with reports stating that over 250 applicants were awaiting review in July.  The green plant was lega...

There’s still a few things to figure out about cannabis legalization in Canada

There’s still a few things to figure out about cannabis legalization in Canada

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 11, 2018

Cannabis legalization in Canada is on the cusp of becoming official. On the 17th day of this month, the green plant will become legal for adult-use in the Great White North, where, according to Statistics Canada, some 2.4 million people are said to be regular cannabis consumers. It's an exciting...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

Senators advise delay on cannabis legalization in Canada, but Trudeau pledges to legalize by summer

Senators advise delay on cannabis legalization in Canada, but Trudeau pledges to legalize by summer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 25, 2018

Senators may have threatened to postpone cannabis legalization in Canada by as much as a year, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assured the general public that the plant will be legal by summer. In a recent announcement, Trudeau touched upon various topics pertaining to cannabis legalizatio...

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