Monthly Archives: October 2020

Aurora exits Australian Market

Article originally appeared here: Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis sold off its stake in Australian medical marijuana company Cann Group, but the Canadian producer says it still sees promise in the Australian market. “We continue to see growth potential in this important market and will maintain active relationships with key distribution partners to enhance availability of […]

Alberta growers want sampling tours.

Article originally appeared here: Kieley Beaudry would love patrons to tour her licensed indoor pot patch, sample its produce and purchase their favourite buzz on their way out. If wineries and breweries can do it, she says, Alberta’s legal cannabis producers should have the same right. It’s something the sector has been lobbying for, […]

People are unaware Medical Cannabis is legal in the UK

Article originally appeared here: Up to half of people in the UK are unaware that medical cannabis is legal in the UK, according to an ongoing poll by Canex. Out of 13,254 respondents, 46% revealed that they were unaware of the 2018 rescheduling which made medical cannabis legal in the UK. Despite being legal […]

Wildfires devastate the west coast cannabis industry.

Article originally appeared here: ‘Stillness in the air’ Complete losses to the wildfires Last month, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and other Oregon Congress members introduced a bill that would allow state-legal cannabis businesses to qualify for disaster recovery programs. Like most cannabis-centric legislation, the bill is expected to face stiff opposition in the Republican-led […]

Pennsylvania court rules the smell of Marijuana is not enough to justify a search.

Article originally appeared here: A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled that the smell of cannabis alone isn’t probable cause to search a vehicle or person. (AdobeStock) ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court reversed a judge’s ruling that state police didn’t have a valid legal reason for searching a car just because it smelled […]

The corporate takeover continues.

Editor’s note* This corporate domination was to be expected but doesn’t make it right. these large corporate entities have the money, resources and ability to absorb losses that we independents do not. Article originally appeared here: One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Europe, STADA, has signed an exclusive supply agreement with cannabis company […]

Aurora execs lose 3 billion, still get bonuses.

Article originally appeared here: Top Aurora Cannabis executives were rewarded with millions of dollars in bonuses and raises for the fiscal year ended June 30, the company disclosed, despite mass layoffs and a loss exceeding 3 billion Canadian dollars ($2.3 billion). The Alberta-based company disclosed the figures for the fiscal year in a proxy […]

Wildfires causing delays in Cannabis harvest

The record wildfires that have blanketed the West Coast in smoke and ash also have blocked out essential sunlight and set back the growth of outdoor marijuana plants by weeks, leaving growers with less-than-ideal options for when to harvest their plants. Cannabis growers in California, Oregon and Washington state are contemplating two choices in the […]

Colorado governor pardoning 2700 people convicted of possessing marijuana.

Article originally appeared here: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) is going to automatically pardon thousands of eligible people who were convicted in the past for low-level marijuana possession offenses. The Denver Post reported that Polis will issue pardons for 2,732 individuals by executive order—given that the General Assembly passed House Bill 1424 several months […]

New Zealand PM admits to smoking cannabis.

Story originally appeared here: Story highlights New Zealanders are also voting on two other issues – on legalising recreational cannabis and euthanasia – topics that have split opinions in the country. Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has admitted previously smoking cannabis in a fiery leaders debate with Judith Collins, her rival for […]

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