A two-day conference in Edmonton is intended to educate people on the opportunities that will come with the legalization of marijuana.
Coffee chain Second Cup is looking into the possibility of opening marijuana dispensaries in places where they will soon be legal.
The cannabis bill the McNeil government is currently moving through the Nova Scotia Legislature isn’t as restrictive as the province’s own public health experts recommended, CBC News has confirmed.
“It’s definitely a viable option. The research definitely shows that cannabis works on opiates … to reduce or substitute opiates for a better quality of life,” said Dr. Michael Verbora, the medical director with Aleafia Medical Cannabis Care.
In a down-and-out Canadian town, Bruce Linton dreamed of transforming an abandoned Hershey Co. chocolate plant into the Next Big Thing, a medical marijuana factory. But the pot entrepreneur faced a crisis typical of his edgy industry: Banks shut their doors in his face.
While Canada’s legal cannabis industry insists it is on track to squeeze out the black market, research from the C.D.Howe Institute, the Canadian think-tank where Wyonch works, contradicts that claim.
When it comes down to it, if the price of legal marijuana is too expensive, then experts predict that buyers will continue to get their pot from their trusted source at a cheaper price.
The Nova Scotia government is looking to amend its Smoke-free Places Act in order to put more limits on where people can smoke tobacco and marijuana in the province.