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This section is for information articles. These articles can include news about the industry, what the big players are up to, articles about Cannabis and more serious topics.

A beginners guide to cannabis seeds

Cannabis Indica Leaf for Coastal Mary Seeds

This isn’t a comprehensive guide, just a small overview. If you’re new to growing your own cannabis seeds, some of the terminology and methods can be confusing. The easiest way to explain the different types is to compare to alcohol. Just as there’s different varieties of alcohol which can be broken down further into types. […]

How Cannabis gets you high

The science of Cannabis Article originally appeared here Cannabis contains THC, a psychoactive chemical that can pass the blood-brain barrier. (Image: © Shutterstock) Have you ever looked at your hands? I mean really looked at your hands?  You might think you have, but as the above classic Doonesbury cartoon implies, people who are high […]

Why some athletes are turning to cannabis to help them train

Athletes using cannabis to soothe tired muscles and aid recovery. Article originally appeared here This coming October, I’ll be completing my third half marathon — fingers crossed. Considering that I could barely run one kilometer when I first started jogging six years ago, I am pretty proud of myself. However, I am also self-aware […]

Aurora Cannabis Provides Business Updates and Announces New CEO

I’m in two minds about Aurora. On one hand it’s good to see a company doing well. On the other hand, they’re exactly the kind of corporate entity I was hoping the industry here in Canada could avoid. #end note Article originally appeared here  9 MIN READ  •  BY MICHAEL BERGERSHARE  Appoints Miguel Martin as Chief Executive […]

All is not well at CannTrust

Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust has just decided to restructure its workforce after several problems with their product and the way it is produced. 180 jobs have been cut since Health Canada has cracked down on the company for growing illegal pot in an unlicensed greenhouse, among other concerns. The CannTrust probe has resulted in the […]

More and More people want to grow their own Marijuana

Bob Osborne says more people want to grow marijuana, though Cannabis NB says its seeds are poor sellers When Bob Osborne set up a workshop on homegrown cannabis for Saturday, he knew there would be some interest, but he underestimated how much.  “I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Osborne. “We’ve obviously touched a nerve.” […]

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