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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.

Germany will legalise cannabis but people are unsure when.

Original article can be found here: Smoking weed should eventually become legal in Germany. The political will is there. But actually implementing it is hampered by international law, bureaucracy and tax rules. Activists want the process sped up. Cannabis has become a part of everyday culture in Germany and now, policymaking. The coalition government […]

Mars sues retailers of infused skittles

Original article can be found here: In its war against cannabis retailers selling copycat, drug-infused versions of rainbow-themed Skittles, the king of candy has won a lawsuit against online cannabis retailers in Canada. Mars, the world’s largest candy company, hired private detectives in Canada to go undercover and try to buy products that look […]

Introducing a New Zealand Cannabis company

Original article can be found here: Greenfern Industries continues to lead the way both locally and internationally, having been certified a Toitū net carbonzero organisation for the second year in a row. The certification means Greenfern remains New Zealand’s only Toitū net carbonzero certified medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp organisation. Greenfern, founded on an […]

First nations stores no longer need SGLA permit

Original article can be found here: The provincial government is hoping a rule change can “level the playing field” when it comes to cannabis stores in Saskatchewan.  An order in council signed on July 28 states that First Nations will no longer have to secure a permit from the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority […]

AGLC allows stores to remove window coverings

Original article can be found here: Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC) has removed a rule around cannabis product display some retailers say has contributed to a spate of robberies targeting the industry. In a letter from AGLC sent to cannabis retailers Tuesday and obtained by Postmedia, the commission says it has removed its […]

Auxley sells grow site for $4.1 million

Original article can be found here: Canadian marijuana operator Auxly Cannabis Group sold an outdoor cultivation site in Hortonville, Nova Scotia, for proceeds of 4.1 million Canadian dollars ($3.2 million) – significantly less than what it invested in the facility. As of 2021, Auxly had spent roughly CA$11.4 million to build and develop the […]

Ontario cannabis deliveries on hold after cyber attack

Original article can be found here: The Ontario Cannabis Store says a cyberattack faced by one of its logistics partners has left the provincial pot distributor unable to process or deliver orders to marijuana shops and customers. The OCS said Monday evening there is no indication that its systems were targeted or its customers’ […]

Record number of medical cannabis using veterans

Original article can be found here: Ottawa is reimbursing a record number of veterans for medical marijuana, with new figures showing the federal government shelled out more than $150 million in the last fiscal year — more than double the amount just three years ago. And that is only the beginning as the figures […]

Arkansas Cannabis companies hit with RICO lawsuits

Four Arkansas medical marijuana companies face litigation under federal racketeering laws after a group of medicinal cannabis patients filed a lawsuit against the businesses last month. The legal action, filed in U.S. district court in Little Rock on July 12, alleges that Arkansas’ medical marijuana cultivators colluded with testing labs to artificially inflate THC potency […]

4 years late: Time to review

Original article can be found here: With the federal government almost one year late in launching a legally required review of the Cannabis Act, Canada’s legal weed industry says regulatory changes are desperately needed to stay ahead of the country’s still-thriving black market. Enshrined within the Cannabis Act are rules requiring the health minister […]

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