Kush Jobs: Tech Skills in High Demand in Canada’s Cannabis Sector

Coming Back to Cannabis? Here’s What You Need to Know

Web design and software development skills have always been marketable, but until recently the opportunity to work in the cannabis industry might not have been top of mind among those learning them. As we near the end of 2018, on the other hand, you could say that the jobs for those wanting to take part […]

North Sydney venture to produce cannabis in various forms pending government approval | Cape Breton Post

North Sydney venture to produce cannabis in various forms pending government approval | Cape Breton Post

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S — A North Sydney pharmaceutical plant is planning to one day produce cannabinoids in multiple forms, including cannabis oil, vape cartridges, capsules, tablets, transdermal patches, topical creams and distillate to infuse edibles and beverages. Highlanders Cannabis Corp. purchased the Hartigan Drive facility in August after it had been shuttered since 2011. Company president […]

Snack food maker Neal Brothers makes cannabis edibles deal with Newstrike Brands

Snack food maker Neal Brothers makes cannabis edibles deal with Newstrike Brands

Cannabis company Newstrike Brands Ltd. has struck a deal to create co-branded edibles with Canadian specialty foods company Neal Brothers Inc., best known for its chips and salsa. Newstrike will own 60 per cent and Neal Brothers will own 40 per cent of a joint venture that will manufacture, distribute, market and sell cannabis-infused products. […]

Cannabis impact unknown, but Kamloops economy stable, diverse and growing: study

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While Kamloops might be stereotyped an industrial town, its economy is actually relatively diverse, according to a recent study from Venture Kamloops. The Kamloops economy is actually more diverse than Kelowna’s, according to the report, and more similar to Canada’s general economy than the biggest cities in the country. And, for the future, that means consistent growth […]

OUR VIEW: Enough with the hand wringing over cannabis stores

OUR VIEW: Enough with the hand wringing over cannabis stores

B.C. is getting its first-ever “cannabis professor” – which seems like a natural progression after Canada legalized pot last month. The newly created position at the University of B.C. will see a dedicated professor, M-J Milloy, overseeing clinical trials of cannabis in relation to opioid treatment. Milloy’s position is branded as the Canopy Growth Professor of […]

Major Market Trends: MJBizCon and the Future of Cannabis

Major Market Trends: MJBizCon and the Future of Cannabis

Processors can have LACY all to themselves with a five-year $300,000 licensing agreement and royalty program. Ongoing support, scientific development, marketing, access to trademarks, and consulting is all in included. Vapes are Getting Smaller When you already have a wallet and smartphone in your pocket, it feels like a hassle to carry around a vape […]

How to have cannabis in your car without getting in trouble with the law

How to have cannabis in your car without getting in trouble with the law

If you purchase cannabis at a retailer in Newfoundland and Labrador, the RCMP says there are some things to keep in mind to ensure you transport it safely and legally. Here’s The Lowdown from Cpl. Jolene Garland on how to carry cannabis in your car. A person is allowed to have a maximum of 30 […]

InterContinental Beverage Capital Puts Focus on Cannabis Sector – BevNET.com

InterContinental Beverage Capital Puts Focus on Cannabis Sector - BevNET.com

NEW YORK – Long before last month’s legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada, the first major world economy to do so, New York-based InterContinental Beverage Capital (IBC) was providing insight, expertise, and guidance to the cannabis industry on how it could effectively enter the beverage space. Since mid-2017, IBC has been ramping up to meet […]